Careers

  • Senior Vice President, Atlanta
  • Marketing Coordinator, Rosemont
  • Property Administrator, Rosemont
  • Property Maintenance Technician, Indianapolis

Senior Vice President, Atlanta Region

Privately-held industrial real estate investment firm headquartered in Rosemont, IL seeks an entrepreneurial-minded professional to identify real estate investment opportunities in our newly-established business region spanning the greater Atlanta market. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the real estate industry for one of the top 20 global industrial real estate owners: In 2017 the firm executed over $1B in transactions. This regional Senior Vice President will lead the “value-add” investment strategy for the Atlanta region of the firm which achieves outstanding risk-adjusted returns through acquiring, developing and operating industrial properties on a national platform. The firm’s portfolio spans 30 states and encompasses nearly 40 million square feet.

The Senior Vice President is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and closing new acquisition and development opportunities to increase the firm’s overall portfolio. S/he will have access to the firm’s multiple capital methods for acquisitions and developments. The SVP will also have full property and asset management responsibility for properties acquired in the greater Atlanta region. Compensation includes equity, management fees, and deal fee participation in sourced transactions. The SVP will work closely with the firm’s Chief Investment Officer but will have full access to the firm’s operational organization including underwriting, analysis, legal, and marketing support.

Responsibilities
  • Acquire and/or develop industrial real estate property in the greater Atlanta area
  • Analyze, structure, and evaluate potential transactions and build a deal pipeline
  • Conduct market research and utilize industry network to develop new leads on investment opportunities
  • Assume full property and asset management responsibility for properties acquired in the Atlanta region
Qualifications
  • Minimum of ten years’ demonstrable business development experience in the industrial real estate sector
  • Insider’s knowledge of the Atlanta market
  • Strong connections within the industrial brokerage communities of Atlanta
  • Strong negotiation skills, with ability to close deals effectively and successfully
  • Financial modeling skills (with proficiency in Argus, Excel)
  • Willingness to travel

Marketing Coordinator, Rosemont

Hello!

We’re seeking seeking a full-time Marketing Coordinator to join our expanding team in our Rosemont, IL office. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the real estate industry for one of the top 20 global industrial real estate owners: In 2017 we executed over $1B in transactions. Our current portfolio spans 30 states and encompasses nearly 40 million square feet, and our organization demonstrates a proven track record as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and vision for the future.

The Marketing Coordinator will play an integral role supporting the marketing and public relations efforts of the firm. We’re seeking a enthusiastic professional with initiative to create successful marketing programs aligned with our firm’s high standard of excellence.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain the look, feel, and tone of the Brennan brand internally across the company and as well as publicly. Proactively review, revise, and improve marketing materials as needed to ensure brand compliance.
  • Create and distribute press releases, e-blasts, and social media content
  • Maintain and update company website
  • Update and maintain information databases (including portfolio information, Constant Contact and other targeted mailing lists, investor CRM, etc.)
  • Apply templates to create consistently branded real estate marketing materials including flyers, site plans, signage at property locations, proposals, and offering memoranda
  • Create marketing brochures for Brennan’s diverse capital partners including its high net worth investors and brokerage community
  • Facilitate planning of industry-related company events including networking events, open houses, on/offsite meetings and conferences (includes registering participants for events, handling promotional giveaways, etc.)
  • Manage the creation of corporate content and graphics for sponsorship opportunities, speaking engagements, and other industry events
  • Coordinate award submissions and source other public relations opportunities
  • Provide support for Investor Relations team:
    • Maintenance and management of investor web portal data
    • Document preparation and collection
    • Proper execution of completed documents (scanning and uploading to portal and/or appropriate shared folders, creating binders, and updating trackers)
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office applications (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Graphic design experience, with experience using creative programs like InDesign and Adobe PhotoShop/Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally (both written and orally)
  • Advanced writing skills demonstrating an engaging writing style and effectiveness at communicating key points
  • High proficiency in grammar, spelling, and punctuation with strong proofreading and formatting skills
  • Professional and pleasant disposition, with superior customer service skills
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to remain flexible and thrive in a continually changing environment
  • Literacy with web-based CRM applications and savviness to learn new systems
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Property Administrator, Rosemont

Brennan seeks a full-time Property Administrator to join our expanding team in our Rosemont office. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the real estate industry for one of the top 20 global industrial real estate owners: In 2017 we executed over $1B in transactions. Our current portfolio spans 30 states and encompasses nearly 40 million square feet, and our organization demonstrates a proven track record as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and vision for the future.

 

Under the general direction/supervision of the Midwest Region’s Managing Principals (MP), the Property Administrator (PA) will collaborate with the operations, accounting and leasing teams to manage a portfolio of assets located in the Midwest Region. The PA will be responsive to customer, investor, and lender needs while completing multiple administrative tasks daily. The position will be fast-paced, requiring the PA to handle time-sensitive and/or confidential issues.

Responsibilities
  • Upon lease execution, enter new lease terms in MRI. Complete a move-in checklist, prepare welcome books with the property manager, and assist with customer onboarding.
  • Coordinate annual customer surveys by assisting in the preparation of the survey, delivery of surveys to customers, follow-up on customers’ completion of the survey, and tracking/disseminating results.
  • Arrange for utility transfers upon acquisition and/or disposition of an asset; also, arrange for transfers upon customer move out or move in.
  • Contact existing customers and vendors to obtain current insurance coverage, any on-going required maintenance contracts, and emergency contact lists.
  • Assist property managers in inputting estimated monthly operating expenses into MRI.
  • Assemble accounts receivable reports, general ledgers, rent rolls, and aging reports for property managers’ review.
  • Review expense coding prior to property managers’ approval. Review vendor monthly statements and request outstanding invoices for processing.
  • Assist property managers and maintenance technicians with coordination of customer repair requests.
  • Assist with customer relation activities (email blasts, events, gifts, surveys, etc.).
  • Complete expense reports for property managers in Avid and collaborate with the Accounting department for processing and approval.
  • Assist property managers with vendor contract preparation and manage/organize the completed documents.
  • Collaborate with property managers to process lender funding packages for capital projects, tenant improvements, commissions, etc.
  • Collaborate with operations team on property tax appeal documentation and other administrative tasks related to property tax appeals.
  • Assist property managers on CAM reconciliations, annual budgets, billing adjustments, and any other necessary schedules.
  • All other administrative duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications
  • Requires three years’ experience in Administration or related field and/or training.
  • Ability to carry out specific oral and written instructions.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Execute responsibilities with a sense of urgency and follow-through.
  • Ability to collaborate with operations, accounting and leasing team members to complete various projects and assignments.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to communicate via email with customers, vendors, and internal team members.
  • Ability to use computer software and web-based applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks daily with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Good record keeping of property improvement projects to assist property manager in scheduling and payment processing.
  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Positive, proactive work ethic and approach.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Property administrative and/or property management experience preferred.
  • Experience with lender draws preferred.
  • Experience with Avid and/or MRI preferred.

Maintenance Technician, Indianapolis

Hello!

Brennan Investment Group seeks a full-time Property Maintenance Technician to join our expanding team in our Indianapolis, IN region. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the real estate industry for one of the top 20 global industrial real estate owners: In 2017 we executed over $1B in transactions. Our current portfolio spans 30 states and encompasses nearly 40 million square feet, and our organization demonstrates a proven track record as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and vision for the future.

Under the general direction of the Property Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for property maintenance operations in accordance with company policies and standards. The Maintenance Technician should possess knowledge and skills in property maintenance while demonstrating a strong focus on excellent customer service. While emergency situations are infrequent, the individual must also be willing and available to respond to emergency calls 24/7.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all tenants and vendors.
  • Perform general property maintenance of various buildings regularly and coordinate special projects as directed by the Property Manager.
  • Respond to tenants’ needs and requests in a timely manner.
  • Perform proactive/responsive maintenance as requested by tenant and property manager.
  • Troubleshoot, evaluate and recommend maintenance operations.
  • Perform scheduled property maintenance including (but not limited to) roof, structure, sidewalks, paving, landscaping as indicated in the preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Monitor appearance and upkeep of properties on a continual basis. As appropriate, remove litter and debris from lawns, planting beds, parking areas, sidewalks, ramps, and indoor spaces.
  • Advise the property manager on the overall condition of the properties.
  • Coordinate repairs, maintenance and site inspections in various locations.
  • Collaborate with the property managers to complete capital repairs and maintenance.
    Provide oversight of capital improvements and adhere to a preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Communicate with property managers regarding daily schedule, tenant issues, and condition of properties.
  • Perform routine inspections on all vacant units and notify property managers of any issues.
  • Assist in preparation of vacant units prior to customer occupancy.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines (e.g., OSHA, EPA). Report safety issues as needed.
  • Ensure safe and proper storage of all supplies, chemicals, tools, and equipment. Ensure tools and equipment are in optimum condition.
  • Assist in inspecting, monitoring and documenting all work being performed by outside contractors. Aid the property manager in the evaluation of all service contract requirements and the oversight of property maintenance contracts.
  • Collaborate with Property Managers on the annual capital and operating budgets.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Minimum of three years in a skilled maintenance position in the commercial real estate industry.
  • Knowledge of basic building maintenance.
  • Knowledge of current occupational hazards, and an understanding of safety precautions, building codes and regulations applicable to the maintenance profession.
  • Knowledge of the use and care of tools and equipment necessary to perform building maintenance tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks on a daily basis. Ability to prioritize work assignments. Strong organizational skills for tracking work orders, parts orders, inventory and service/customer follow-up.
  • Ability to carry out specific oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and understand operating manuals and written instructions, blueprints, and technical materials.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with tenants, peers, management, contractors and vendors.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license, good driving record and the ability to travel to multiple properties.
  • As business dictates, able to work extended/flexible hours (e.g., nights/weekends/on-call).
  • Knowledge and experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, landscaping and heating/cooling systems preferred.
  • Commercial HVAC service and diagnostic experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of work-safety issues, regulations and programs, government and utility ordinances preferred.