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Associate, Property Manager

Associate, Property Manager

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Property Management - Colony Industrial

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The CLNS Property Manager is responsible for servicing and maintaining Colony NorthStar’s Industrial Assets at a market competitive advantage. This will be achieved through high quality and professional property management services.  Property Management duties will include lease administration, accounts receivables and payables, property maintenance, contract administration, budgeting and oversight, and many other related functions.


After gaining a sound understanding of the company goals and culture, the CLNS Property Manager will complete assigned objectives in line with organization goals, make recommendations to their direct reports, and will be expected (and held accountable) to playing an active role in improving the profit and productivity of the organization.


  • Understand and carry out all policies in dealing with properties, ownership, and tenants.
  • Respond regarding all actions that involve or influence properties managed in an appropriate manner.
  • Remain accountable to the Asset Manager and CLNS Investor, the governing agencies and state.
  • Create innovative management plans with operating budgets that describe the anticipated operation of properties each year.
  • Prepare schedules for major and long-term physical improvements including preventive maintenance.
  • Organize the operation of properties to produce expected results.
  • Help establish performance goals for supervisory personnel so that each job is directed and defined toward the objectives of senior management.
  • Provide support and guidance to 3rd party vendors.
  • Keep Asset Managers advised of significant operational problems and deviations from the plans for properties in a timely manner.
  • Oversee collection of income and the management of expenses including tenant receivables and site reports to produce the maximum economic benefit for properties.
  • Inspect properties including interior/ exterior of buildings, building systems and rentable space.
  • Construction Supervision and Management – organize job walks, write contract specifications, obtain required number of bids per job, ensure competitive price received timely completion of capital work, timely turnover of tenant unit, ensure information is properly entered and tracked through Yardi.
  • Supervise, control, and implement fire and life safety systems, preventative maintenance systems, environmental management systems and energy management programs, as appropriate.
  • Understand and insure compliance with all governing regulations, codes, and laws as well as other state and local authorities.
  • Cooperate with municipal and community agencies.
  • Maintain good tenant relations by prompt and complete response to tenant problems.
  • Prepare reports and respond to requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Prepare initial and follow-up correspondence on all matters relating to properties managed.
  • Maintain records in a timely and organized manner.
  • Attend and pass advanced educational courses and seminars as well as participate in local professional related activities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Support leasing activity for the Asset Manager and listing brokers.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Maintain a leadership role among the Atlanta Portfolio Management Team above all else by solid work ethic, integrity, an attitude of gratitude, dedication to team, and good communication among all teammates.
  • Customer Service – treat all customers (and potential customers) the way you would expect to be treated. Build and maintain strong relationships among your tenants and peers. 
  • Develop and maintain a top tier Property Management operation through the selection, training, compensation, review, motivation (and termination when necessary) of all assigned property vendors.
  • Monitor the property vendors on a continuous basis to ensure compliance with established company and property policies.


  • Minimum of 5 yrs experience as part of a Commerical Property Management team in an Assistant Property Manager or Property Manager role
  • Prior experience managing industrial, commercial, or strip-center retail properties required; will not consider candidates with ONLY residential, office, or multi-family backgrounds
  • Must be proficient with the use of Yardi
  • Must have a valid driver’s license as there will be local travel requiredw ith this position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Accounting, Management, or Finance preferred
  • CPM or RPA designation preferred
  • Real Estate Sales or Brokers License preferred