Real Estate Portfolio Manager in New York City, New York
Posted 10/12/21

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.


  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology


  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

The Real Estate Portfolio Manager - Digital Leasing 
Accomplishes corporate real estate objectives by managing real estate investments, developing property-owner relationships, supervising property managers, analyzing financial reports, and acquiring new accounts.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Directs and manages real estate portfolios and property transactions.
  • Assists senior asset managers in the preservation and protection of assets through monitoring, operational analysis, and giving recommendations.
  • Conducts research and analysis of daily investment activities, both domestic and international, to ensure the success of real estate portfolios.
  • Formulates and implements strategies required to maximize the effectiveness of idle RE assets.
Educational Requirements
  • University (Degree) Preferred
Work Experience
  • 8+ Years Required; 10+ Years Preferred
Skills and Competencies
  • Risk Management: Measures key benefits and drawbacks for specific risk management practices. Relates risk assessment models and analysis tools and processes to own business. Debates the pros and cons of various risk management models. Implements function-wide risk management processes and tools. Establishes key business-specific risk management benchmarks. Designs cross-functional risk management processes, tools, and audit mechanisms.
  • Finance and Accounting: Explains cost/benefit analysis, financial analysis and modeling, organizational practices. Develops and applies cost/benefit analysis or ROI as part of business decisions. Documents financial interdependencies within the organization. Provides build-buy-lease analyses for major expenditures. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of cost accounting and reporting practices, tools, and procedures. Coaches others on how to quantify costs and benefits for major expenditures.
  • Budgeting: Evaluates past business decisions and associated budgetary considerations and impact. Compares planned budgets vs. actual expenditures, identifies, reports, and explains variances. Participates in developing budget adjustment procedures and practices. Develops and manages large and important budgets. Uses organization's preferred budgeting software tools. Works with business managers to create appropriate budget amounts.
  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Differentiates assumptions, perspectives, and historical frameworks. Uses effective decision-making approaches such as consultative, command, or consensus. Evaluates past decisions for insights to improve decision-making process. Ensures that assumptions and received wisdom are objectively analyzed in decisions. Advises others in analyzing and synthesizing relevant data and assessing alternatives. Assesses and validates decision options and points and predicts their potential impact.
  • Leadership: Initiates structure: role clarification, setting standards, holding subordinates accountable, etc. Promotes efficacy through monitoring, coaching & motivating subordinates, intervention, etc. Uses a normative decision model (with leadership styles and situational variables) to select style. Uses emotional contagion to affect the mood of group members, tone of group and group processes. Translates vision into specific functional or departmental initiatives. Employs various group decision-making methods depending on the situation.
  • Project Management: Maintains open communication among project participants and interested parties. Identifies risks and vulnerabilities; creates contingency plans. Conducts regular and ad-hoc project reviews with project team, sponsors, and clients. Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors significant projects. Utilizes preferred tools, techniques and methods for estimating project cost and time. Communicates reporting requirements; creates monitoring and control mechanisms.
  • Producing Results: Makes effective use of resources not under own direct control. Rarely repeats mistakes; learns and adapts from prior errors. Ensures time, resources, energy, and actions are focused on priorities that matter to the business. Reliably meets all team commitments, quotas, and goals. Communicates a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done. Takes risks in improving products and services while holding self and others accountable.
  • Financial Statement Analysis: Evaluates financial statements for multiple industries and sizes of companies. Teaches others the difference between audited, un-audited, adjusted, and pro-forma reports. Recommends alternative sources for and uses of comparative ratios. Advises others on comparing borrower ratios to appropriate industry benchmarks. Analyzes and interprets multi-year financial statements; highlights key changes. Directs the usage of all major financial analysis ratios.
  • Investment Operations Management: Controls risks, legal risks, and operational costs for financial investments. Designs quarterly investment plans and sets investment income objectives for an investment department. Develops procedures, policies, and practical guidelines for investment operations. Establishes and maintains relationships with clients and relevant agencies. Coordinates investment operations with other functions and interdependent parties. Collaborates with senior management on significant investment decisions, e.g. corporate mergers and acquisitions.
  • Investment Consulting: Designs overall investment programs for clients, considering various complexities. Promotes the effectiveness of structured investment processes to maximize investment returns. Selects and supervises appropriate investment managers to ensure effective portfolio management. Defines and develops new investment opportunities that are feasible for clients. Advises on the use of portfolio management techniques for different types of investments. Consults on how to balance the trade-off between investment risk and return.
  • Financial Analysis: Advises others on a variety of financial tools, techniques and approaches. Directs others work with financial and cash flow ratios and trend analyses. Conducts and documents analyses of a variety of financial statements and indicators. Oversees financial analysis to evaluate organizational and managerial performance. Evaluates financial statements and ensures regulatory compliance. Anticipates the potential impact of decisions based on financial data analysis.
  • Financial Forecasting and Modeling: Participates in making business decisions based on financial forecasts and models. Evaluates the key benefits and drawbacks of alternative models. Consults on the application of a variety of forecasting and modeling techniques. Uses financial models to seek investment opportunities, cost-savings ideas, and growth opportunities. Utilizes the features and facilities of multiple modeling tools applicable to various situations. Analyzes and resolves anomalies discovered when running models.
  • Financial Risk Management: Evaluates, recommends, and justifies optimum risk management scenarios. Updates and implements improvements to risk assessment and management methods. Recommends risk assessment procedures and techniques based on organizational need. Evaluates the benefits and drawbacks of alternative risk management approaches. Advises others on a variety of risk and reward factors and their relationships. Consults on a variety of risk assessment approaches and applications.
  • Real Estate Property Data Analysis: Oversees the validity and reliability of real estate property data used in various analyses. Builds effective analysis models to research the business value of real estate markets. Assesses diverse factors influencing real estate property data analysis. Counsels on real estate property data collection methods and selection criteria. Advises on the pros and cons of various real estate property data analysis methods. Combines real estate, finance and micro-economic concerns, with real estate property data analysis.
  • Lease and Property Management - Real Estate: Advises the organization on selecting tenants, handling service requests, and reducing costs. Coaches others on establishing and maintaining an organizational lease, rental and property information system. Streamlines the management of location, rent collection, and property management expense tracking. Recommends lease, rental and property information processing models to improve management efficiency. Evaluates organizational lease, rental and property management problems based on overall profitability. Directs compliance with real estate policies in lease, rental and property management related processes.

Retail leasing and Curation Responsibilities:

  • Develop, conceive and implement asset level strategies to drive top-line revenue by attracting best-in-class tenants, remerchandising centers with an appropriate tenant mix to drive traffic and sales and ensuring that such strategies are imbedded in each respective asset business plan
  • Curate and design retail centers and individual spaces and develop the appropriate merchandising mix to create the most optimal shopping environment
  • Assist in the retail leasing strategy for spaces targeted for redevelopment or repositioning where the retail space may serve as an amenity to alternative uses such as multi-family, co-living, medical office, traditional office, co-working, fitness health and hospitality
  • Assist in identifying tenants with winning business models which shall include financially sound, customer-centric tenants investing in “omni-channel” that are poised to succeed over the long-term across multiple retail product types
  • Coordinate with asset managers, engage in negotiations with winning retailers and develop winning deal structures aligned around the common goal of optimizing tenant productivity and property NOI 
  • Implement VTS across the retail platform to track to track and report leasing activity


Digital Responsibilities:

  • Review materials on NRE’s Smart, Sustainable Building Blueprint (SSBB) for retail, specifically, the Leasing and Data & Digitalization categories. Provide recommendations on how to prioritize and coordinate the various features listed and what features need to be added to achieve a competitive omni-channel offering
  • Keep the retail team up-to-date on the technologies retailers are utilizing and opportunities for landlords to support and integrate into the retailer technology stack
  • Take ownership of at least 5 SSBB features, perform a market assessment of potential technology solutions/operators that enable those features, and identify and support in the implementation of related pilot programs (EG: Omnee, IQ Connect). Establish success metrics at the onset of each pilot and report back on progress and viability to scale
  • Coordinate with Data Governance/Data Performance team(s) to ensure appropriate proprietary data to be collected and analyzed in various digital initiatives to ensure actionable roll up into team dashboards
  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Category: Marketing
  • Date Posted: 10/12/21
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