Investment Manager
Denver, CO Commercial Property Management
Job Type

The Company:

Schnitzer West, LLC’s vision, mission, promise, culture, values, and goals are at the heart of every decision made. The Company takes pride in and fiercely protects its 5 Core Fundamental Values:

  • Disciplined – Prepare for anything. Anticipate, ask questions, and clarify. Own every moment. Don’t run from risk; mitigate it to create value. Keep your eye on the prize while obsessing over the details.
  • Driven – Work with passion and ambition. Be relentless and work with urgency.
  • Bold – Pioneer true innovation and be motivated by the unknown. Thrive in uncertainty to outperform the expected.
  • Authentic – Work without ego and be a doer, not a talker. Be fair but candid and always willing and able to roll up your sleeves.
  • ‘Cowboy Family’ – Be all in with the firm; pushing and protecting each other to achieve greatness and exceed all expectations. Take pride in being a difference maker and for making a material impact.

This unwavering focus makes Schnitzer West, LLC a recognized and well-respected vanguard in the industry and maintains the framework that allows for superior communications, sound decisive decision making, diversity of thought, and unparalleled business practices, rigor, and innovation.

General Position Summary:

This position has primary responsibility for the day-to-day operation and management of a specific property or properties, including participating in employee staffing and training, tenant relations, building operations, reporting, marketing, and leasing support, and accounts receivable and payable. Position prepares and manages the budget, prepares the monthly reporting, and is responsible for supporting the project’s financial objectives.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

1. Tenant Relations

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of tenant-retention activities, including conducting tenant surveys, reviewing results, and recommending action items, as necessary.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of all tenant move-in/move-out checklist items.
  • Coordinate with and assist the General Manager, with oversight of capital and tenant improvements and communicate with tenants and coordinate logistics with the general contractor. Responsible for preparing recommendations and obtaining approval for all capital and tenant improvement work.
  • Work with tenants to resolve escalated complaints and major issues. Work with management staff and Building Engineer staff to assure that all tenant complaints/requests are handled professionally and in a timely manner.

2. Financial Management

  • Prepare and implement the annual budget and annual business plan as directed by the General Manager; prepare financial/forecasting models for business plan and maintain financial models. Review and oversee the regular maintenance of the budget and the regular monthly reforecast updates to the financial models. 
  • Oversee Assistant Investment Manager and/or Investment Accountant in tenant collections. Direct and review the preparation of Common Area Maintenance (CAM) reconciliations and ensure compliance with leases.
  • Responsible for preparation of the monthly reports as directed by the General Manager, including the leasing/marketing update and variance analysis.
  • Responsible to monitor and maintain key dates and processes for real estate taxes, letters of credit, property receivables, payment of insurance, property inspections, preventative maintenance programs, and disaster contingency programs.

3. Facilities Management

  • Manage daily building operations, directing operations staff in the accomplishments of tasks including oversee all vendor contracts including identification of vendor, scope, cost and quality of performance (with regularly scheduled walk-throughs); coordinate with Building Engineers to assign daily tasks; conduct formal building inspections with team, including Building Engineers to plan and prioritize repairs and maintenance.
  • Assist the General Manager, with the selection, training, coaching and development of employees. Responsible for team development.
  • Responsible for tracking the total square footage of the portfolio and preparation and maintenance of the marketing infrastructure, including rent rolls, space plans, templates, and marketing materials pursuant to documented process. Responsible for the preparation of marketable spaces.
  • Support the marketing and leasing of the property as may be required.
  • Collaborate as needed for special projects.
  • Occasionally respond to situations that arise after regular work hours.
  • In accordance with business needs travel to other Schnitzer West managed properties may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned as required for business needs. 

Specific Job Skills:

1. Strong leadership and decision-making skills.

2. Ability to manage people and resources effectively.

3. Strong analytical skills and knowledge of basic accounting, including the ability to use budgeting and financial forecasting tools; strong math skills and the ability to design spreadsheets using complex formulas and calculations.

4. Strong team-building skills, specifically in training and mentoring less experienced team members.

5. Strong project-management skills, ability to read and interpret contracts and agreements.

6. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to handle conflict.

7. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to negotiate, to explain complex concepts and issues, and to use tact and diplomacy in sensitive situations.

8. Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks and to reprioritize work on a regular basis.

9. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

10. Demonstrated proficiency of basic office machines and computer software, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and accounting software (such as Yardi and MRI).

Education and Experience

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business, finance, or real estate. 

2. A master’s degree in business (MBA) is highly desirable. 

3. Minimum 3-5 years in progressively responsible, related position required. 

4. Completion of some Building and Owner Management Association (BOMA) courses and other industry-specific classes such as RPA, CCIM preferred. 

5. Experience with Yardi and MRI software preferred. 

6. Real estate license (or willingness to obtain one) required.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Visual acuity to read words and numbers, peripheral vision, and depth perception including close proximity and focus.

2. Ability to exert up to 10 lbs. of force and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.

3. Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate office and computer equipment.

4. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the phone in English.

5. Literate in English language.

6. Ability to alternate between sitting, standing, and walking frequently, up to 8 hours a day.

7. Ability to reach with hands and arms over head occasionally.

8. Ability to ascend/descend a ladder.

9. Frequently move about inside buildings and outside, over uneven terrain, while maintaining balance.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position deals with a wide diversity of work situations. Incumbent must deal with continual interruptions, requiring a high degree of flexibility. Work requires extensive telephone and PC use.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Schnitzer West is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Vaccination Policy:

Ability to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

Salary Description
$80,000-100,000 per year