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Sr Transaction Manager

Corp Real Estate Services
18034476 Requisition #
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As the number one advisory and transactions firm in the world, CBRE offers unique insight, experience and solutions to serve the needs of real estate occupiers and investors. Our professionals, unsurpassed in their local market expertise, are supported by industry-leading econometric forecasting, market research and specialized expertise to help clients make informed decisions.







Provides ongoing management of real estate transaction activities for a complex or high profile portfolio of properties on behalf of our corporate clients.  Prepares, recommends, and implements a portfolio-wide transaction strategy for acquiring and disposing of real estate properties.  Coordinates field resources and other stakeholders in the execution of lease renewals, new site acquisitions, disposition of surplus space through subleasing, sale renewals, early lease termination, and more.





Implements real estate plans with an understanding of the client's strategic real estate goals.  Assists with project initiation and scope definition, prioritization of assignments, and adherence to client-driven priorities, commitments, and milestones.


Concurrently acts as landlord/seller agent and tenant/buyer agent and effectively negotiates the business terms and conditions for a wide variety of commercial real estate products, including land, office, retail and industrial.


Coordinates field broker selection and other required resources, subject matter experts, and business partners.  If necessary, facilitates client review and approval of proposed team resources for the purpose of transaction execution.


Drafts and creates a large variety of analyses and relevant documents, including but not limited to:  project initiation, market comparable reports, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), proposal comparison packages, letters of intent, and broker's opinions of value.


Coordinates the negotiation of sales through a field broker.  Negotiates leases and lease amendments.  Monitors lease expirations.  Negotiates lease renewals within prescribed timeline.  Locates and acquires new properties to meet client's requirements and timeline.  Disposes of surplus properties within prescribed timeline.


Understands how to review, analyze, and interpret financial analysis templates including book and cash flow projections, NPV (net present value), and/or IRR (internal rate of return) financial analyses to enable clients to make more informed decisions.


Works closely with CBRE and/or client's Lease Administration, Project Management, Facility

Management, and Finance/Accounting teams to ensure integration between the service lines.


Closely tracks all transaction activity (commissionable and non-commissionable), prepares commission

forecasts and vouchers, and accounts for all savings results achieved on behalf of clients.


Monitors and maintains a real estate project tracking system to ensure timely transaction completion.  Prepares reports and makes presentations to relevant parties.


Adheres to all state real estate agency requirements.  Ensures compliance with CBRE's corporate policies as they relate to identifying and mitigating potential conflicts of interest.


Resolves landlord and tenant disputes.


Other duties may be assigned.




Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.  Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination.  Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.  Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.  Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.  Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor's degree in business or related field, MBA preferred. 5+ years applicable industry tenure or similar combination of education and experience. Experience with Industrial, Construction, and/or Real Estate Development preferred.



Real Estate Salesperson license.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the client.


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About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 80,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in 60+ countries. When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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