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General Manager
Chicago, Illinois

/the General Manager will oversee the daily operations of a commercial high-rise building located in the Central Loop, ensuring exemplary financial performance and operational excellence. Success in this position results in maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction – both building owner and tenants.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Implement asset management plan for assigned assets and ensure compliance with management agreement
• Provide management and guidance to property staff, including hiring and performance management, as well as day-to-day operations guidance
• Promote collaboration among the various property support teams (accounting/leasing/construction)
• Foster positive relationships with client, tenants and vendors
• Adhere to company and industry-standard policies and procedures, ensuring operational compliance
• Negotiate service and maintenance contracts in accordance with asset operating plan
• Regularly and proactively complete property inspections
• Ensure the safety and protection of all building occupants and the property
• Produce well-written reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
• Assist with leasing efforts, including showing spaces, maintaining vacant suites, reviewing lease language and participating in lease discussions
• Administer fully executed leases to ensure compliance by both landlord and tenant
• Coordinate and oversee all aspects of construction projects to ensure timely and accurate completion
• Develop annual operating and capital budgets and monitor building performance relative to the budgets
• Prepare financial reports, including variance tracking and the completion of CAM reconciliations
• Oversee all aspects of accounts payable and accounts receivable
• Promote the building’s philanthropic initiatives.
• Coordinate training and development activities for team members
• Additional duties or projects as assigned by senior team and the client

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

• A high level of energy, drive, and initiative in the pursuit of job goals
• Strong organizational skills; ability to self-start and multi-task
• Advanced oral and written communications
• Exercise sound judgment and creativity in problem solving
• Strong work ethic and positive attitude
• Manage workload commitments effectively and handle deadlines under pressure
• Ability to work on one’s own or as part of a team
• State real estate license required
• Minimum of 5 years of commercial real estate experience
• Undergraduate degree in business or related field; or relevant work experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office; MRI & Kardin software experience a plus
• Ability to work flexible hours, on occasion, which may exceed 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 40 hours per week

Lincoln Property Company is an international real estate firm offering a comprehensive suite of value-added services to its clients. With eight U.S. regions and more than 300 management offices, LPC embraces an ownership perspective and treats every client asset like one of its own.  LPC Midwest is based in Chicago with a portfolio of commercial office, industrial and retail assets, totaling approximately 13.0 million square feet. Services include asset management, property management, leasing, development and construction management, providing investors with operational efficiencies, tenant satisfaction and enhanced values.

LPC is seeking to recruit the best in the industry with an opportunity for professional growth and development with highly competitive compensation and benefits package.  If interested in this opportunity please forward your resume to lpcmidwest@lpc.com

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