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Asset Management - Vice President, Technology and Operations

Job ID #11
Los Angeles, CA

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented leader to join our growing Asset Management team as a VP, Property Technology and Operations.  In this critical role, you will be responsible for driving the implementation of technology and other strategic initiatives across our national portfolio with an emphasis on the Multifamily portfolio.  You will achieve this by identifying, deploying, and supporting technology solutions that deliver modern amenities to our residents and tenants, and provide value-enhancement and preservation tools to ownership.

Your expertise will encompass technology strategy, program management, and fostering a high-performing team.  You will lead a diverse set of property management and vendor teams, ensuring their focus is on successful deployment and resident support across our communities.  You will be responsible for developing and executing company-wide policies, managing project lifecycles, and tracking progress, budget, and return on investment.

In this role, you will develop a standardized approach to implementing operational and technological solutions across assets, while maintaining flexibility for asset-specific nuances. You will facilitate the sharing of best-practices across asset and property teams and promote a culture of adhering to the firm’s established protocols while also evaluating new ideas and approaches. You will regularly explore new solutions and technologies to address property challenges, including leveraging an industry network of property managers, asset managers and owners.

Founded on meritocracy, collaboration, and hard work, the firm strives for excellence and welcomes those willing to take on the challenge to be better at what they do. You will have ample opportunities to present ideas to senior leadership, and if liked, you are given the responsibility to implement those ideas and see them through to execution.

If you thrive in an intellectually rigorous and challenging position where you can make an impact, we want you. You have the opportunity to shape the future of ARA's industrial holdings and take the portfolio to the next level.

This role is based in ARA’s downtown Los Angeles office, and candidates will be expected to be Southern California residents and commute to the office.

Essential Functions

  • Work with ARA's leadership team to develop and implement technology standards and strategic initiatives across the portfolio (e.g., smart home features, access control systems, energy efficiency initiatives, security systems, EV charger installation).
  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies relevant to ARA's portfolio, particularly the Multifamily sector.
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to inform initiative development.
  • Create project plans, timelines, and budgets for each initiative.
  • Oversee project execution, track progress against milestones, and ensure delivery is on time, within scope, and within budget.
  • Develop and present reports on project progress and performance metrics to senior management.
  • Manage vendor selection, contract negotiation, and installation processes for technology solutions and other initiatives.
  • Lead the integration of new technologies and initiatives with existing systems and workflows.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders across Asset Management, Portfolio Management, and Investments to ensure successful technology and initiative implementation.
  • Provide training and support to property management teams on the use of new technologies.
  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with property management teams regarding technology and initiatives.
  • Regularly travel to assets located across major US markets.
     

Candidate Qualifications

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Real Estate, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in asset management, property management, or a related field with a focus on technology implementation or project management.
  • Demonstrated experience with commercial building engineering, building automation, building management systems, access control, sensors and connected devices (IoT), and energy efficiency.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing PropTech solutions and strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to aggregate and analyze data and use that data to provide insights
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
     

Competencies

The ideal candidate for this role will exhibit competency in the areas listed below. At ARA, we see possessing these traits as vital to the success of the position:

Creative Thinking – An innovative thinker who translates thoughts into actionable items.

Works Collaboratively – A team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through collective action and communication.

High Energy – Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where multi-tasking is essential.

Models Our Values – Conducts daily business and interactions with mindfulness to reflect ARA’s culture and promote its values and standards.

Results Driven – Outperforms expectations and promotes the firm’s competitive advantage through an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.
 

Job Specifications

  • Normal office hours: 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.
  • Travel: Business trips with overnight stays may be required. Occasionally may need to drive a personal vehicle for business.
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.
      

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American Realty Advisors is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race and associated traits, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, genetic information, military, and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law state or federal law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at American Realty Advisors, including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and employment conditions.

ARA considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance No. 184652.

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Portfolio Management (AY) - Analyst, Portfolio Operations and Analytics

Job ID #13
Los Angeles, CA or Chicago, IL

Avison Young, a commercial real estate company, is seeking an Analyst or Senior Analyst for its client, American Realty Advisors (ARA), to support ARA’s asset management team. As an Avison Young employee, this position will work out of ARA’s Los Angeles office and work exclusively on ARA’s client’s portfolio of commercial real estate assets. This position services ARA in their execution of ARA’s operating strategy and on ARA’s national real estate investment portfolio.

Opportunity
You will be responsible for gathering, managing, and maintaining portfolio data, and completing product and firm questionnaires/RFIs/RPFs/DDQs and other data requests from consultants and prospects related to existing and potential clients, as well as ensuring the accuracy and consistency of marketing and descriptive language in these external documents. This role involves working across all firm departments: Investor Relations, Sales/Client Service Research, Asset Management, Compliance, Accounting and senior leadership teams.


This role is based in the downtown Los Angeles office or the downtown Chicago office.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate the consolidation of quarterly report data across investment products by receiving and populating information from the Investor Relations, Asset Management, Investment, and Accounting Departments for utilization in responding to investment consultant questionnaires.
  • Respond to and track RFPs received from consultants and potential new clients by drafting and completing investment proposals. Create and maintain an accurate and persuasive firm investment process and product language for sales and consultant relations documents, including RFPs, RFIs, and DDQs.
  • Update consultant databases with firm and product information quarterly or on an as-needed basis.
  • Develop and maintain proprietary market and industry research, including from third-party providers that support investment strategies and capital raising activities.
  • Contribute as a member of the portfolio management team to prepare portfolio measurement and reporting analysis to drive fund and property-level performance.
  • Support the firm's new business and client service efforts by responding to and creating ad-hoc analysis utilizing fund and property data from various internal and external data sources.
  • Deliver reports under strict deadlines, balancing the need for speed and efficiency with quality analysis and crisp writing that enhances our organization's institutional brand.
     

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree, emphasis in Finance, economics, real estate, business management or communications preferred.
  • A minimum one to two years of experience performing consultant questionnaires, RFP writing or data analytics, preferably at an investment management or financial services firm.
  • Familiarity with or understanding of real estate investments preferred.
  • Effective communication, writing, and editing skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including advanced use of pivot tables, arrays, etc. Ability to automate Excel models by minimizing manual steps/inputs and using complex formulas and conditional formatting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and software utilized in the organization (i.e. Salesforce, Tableau, Costar/PPR, Real Capital Analytics and ARGUS Enterprise).
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple action items at once and to work independently as well as collaboratively, both within the portfolio management team and with the firm's professionals.
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Understand the firm's goals, the institutional investment management environment, and institutional real estate products, as well as competitive real estate investment strategies.
     

Competencies
We believe having the following traits will be vital to success in this position:

  • Works Collaboratively – You are a team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through an understanding of the overall goals of the firm.
  • Creative Thinking – You must be a creative and innovative thinker who can translate thoughts into actionable items.
  • High Energy – You can work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with many stakeholders where multi-tasking is essential.
  • Models Our Values – You conduct your daily business and interactions with mindfulness that reflects the firm's culture and promotes our organization's values and standards.
  • Results Driven – You are driven to outperform expectations achieving providing our organization with competitive advantages and utilizing creativity while taking an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.
     

Job Specifications

  • Normal Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends. 
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.

     

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 
Avison Young is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity within our workforce. Our non-discrimination policy ensures that all individuals are treated equally, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. We believe in fostering a positive and inclusive work environment that values accessibility and fair recruitment practices for all employees. We hope you will join us in committing to create a workplace that is fair, equitable, and welcoming to all.

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Proposal Writer/Analyst

Job ID #15
Los Angeles, CA or Chicago, IL

Avison Young, a commercial real estate company, is seeking an Proposal Writer/Analyst for its client, American Realty Advisors (ARA), to support ARA’s asset management team. As an Avison Young employee, this position will work out of ARA’s Los Angeles office and work exclusively on ARA’s client’s portfolio of commercial real estate assets. This position services ARA in their execution of ARA’s operating strategy and on ARA’s national real estate investment portfolio.

Opportunity
You will be responsible for gathering, managing, and maintaining portfolio data, and completing product and firm questionnaires/RFIs/RPFs/DDQs and other data requests from consultants and prospects related to existing and potential clients, as well as ensuring the accuracy and consistency of marketing and descriptive language in these external documents. This role involves working across all firm departments: Investor Relations, Sales/Client Service Research, Asset Management, Compliance, Accounting and senior leadership teams.


This role is based in the downtown Los Angeles office or the downtown Chicago office.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate the consolidation of quarterly report data across investment products by receiving and populating information from the Investor Relations, Asset Management, Investment, and Accounting Departments for utilization in responding to investment consultant questionnaires.
  • Respond to and track RFPs received from consultants and potential new clients by drafting and completing investment proposals. Create and maintain an accurate and persuasive firm investment process and product language for sales and consultant relations documents, including RFPs, RFIs, and DDQs.
  • Update consultant databases with firm and product information quarterly or on an as-needed basis.
  • Develop and maintain proprietary market and industry research, including from third-party providers that support investment strategies and capital raising activities.
  • Contribute as a member of the portfolio management team to prepare portfolio measurement and reporting analysis to drive fund and property-level performance.
  • Support the firm's new business and client service efforts by responding to and creating ad-hoc analysis utilizing fund and property data from various internal and external data sources.
  • Deliver reports under strict deadlines, balancing the need for speed and efficiency with quality analysis and crisp writing that enhances our organization's institutional brand.
     

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree, emphasis in Finance, economics, real estate, business management or communications preferred.
  • A minimum one to two years of experience performing consultant questionnaires, RFP writing or data analytics, preferably at an investment management or financial services firm.
  • Familiarity with or understanding of real estate investments preferred.
  • Effective communication, writing, and editing skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including advanced use of pivot tables, arrays, etc. Ability to automate Excel models by minimizing manual steps/inputs and using complex formulas and conditional formatting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and software utilized in the organization (i.e. Salesforce, Tableau, Costar/PPR, Real Capital Analytics and ARGUS Enterprise).
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple action items at once and to work independently as well as collaboratively, both within the portfolio management team and with the firm's professionals.
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Understand the firm's goals, the institutional investment management environment, and institutional real estate products, as well as competitive real estate investment strategies.
     

Competencies
We believe having the following traits will be vital to success in this position:

  • Works Collaboratively – You are a team player with a commitment to achieving objectives through an understanding of the overall goals of the firm.
  • Creative Thinking – You must be a creative and innovative thinker who can translate thoughts into actionable items.
  • High Energy – You can work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with many stakeholders where multi-tasking is essential.
  • Models Our Values – You conduct your daily business and interactions with mindfulness that reflects the firm's culture and promotes our organization's values and standards.
  • Results Driven – You are driven to outperform expectations achieving providing our organization with competitive advantages and utilizing creativity while taking an analytical and context-driven approach to problem-solving.
     

Job Specifications

  • Normal Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends. 
  • Work environment and physical demands: General office environment.

 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
Avison Young is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity within our workforce. Our non-discrimination policy ensures that all individuals are treated equally, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. We believe in fostering a positive and inclusive work environment that values accessibility and fair recruitment practices for all employees. We hope you will join us in committing to create a workplace that is fair, equitable, and welcoming to all.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

ARA is committed to equal employment opportunity and applies the principals of openness and diversity to all aspects of employment including hiring, assignments, training, promotions, compensation, employee benefits and issue resolution, employee discipline and discharge, and any other terms and conditions of employment. We do not discriminate on any basis protected by local, state, or federal law including, but not limited to, race, sex, gender, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, citizenship status, or any other basis.

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