We Are Hiring – Senior Property Manager

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Senior Property Manager

Commercial Real Estate

Salary:  Exempt

Reports to:  Director of Property Management and Leasing

Location:  Minneapolis or St. Paul, MN

Status: Full Time


Schafer Richardson, LLC (SR) has been recognized for planning, developing, and strengthening our communities through a full-service real estate experience since 1995.  We provide quality investment, development, construction, leasing, and management services to its commercial and multifamily real estate portfolio.

The Senior Property Manager is responsible for overseeing all property operations for the assigned portfolio to support investment plans and operating expenses to achieve NOI growth and maximize cash flow.  In addition, the Senior Property Manager will investigate, plan, organize, manage, and execute the activities of the assigned portfolio through utilization of resources to deliver excellent customer service and satisfaction in representing the Schafer Richardson real estate service brand.

We are looking to hire an energetic, motivated individual to add to our Property Management and Leasing team. The ideal candidate has 10+ years of commercial property management experience overseeing an assigned portfolio with multiple properties.  Compensation and benefits are competitive including free parking in the North Loop area.

At Schafer Richardson, our team works hard every day to ensure that our customers, clients, and tenants receive the highest level of services available. If you believe your skills and experience align with our team and this opportunity, we want to talk with you. Please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Tami Haight, Human Resources, at thaight@sr-re.com.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Please note, the job description is not intended to be all encompassing.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.


  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all tenants. Direct, manage, plan tenant relations across portfolio to ensure highest tenant satisfaction.
  • Direct and monitor all building staff, engineers, maintenance technicians, security officers, janitorial persons, construction providers, subcontractors or other personnel and service providers on
  • Identify an appropriate staffing structure for the portfolio, hire, manage, and develop staff.
  • Mentor, coach and train your team for Present a positive, helpful attitude at all times when interacting with co-workers and customers.
  • Provide clear direction and distribute workload appropriately among staff, subcontractors, and vendor
  • Correspond with tenants regarding leasing and management questions, maintenance and repair issues or other service-related items brought to your
  • Work in conjunction with leasing representative to provides answers to leasing questions, help tenants with move in and move out policies, and keep the building common areas and vacant spaces in good condition for prospective tenant
  • Coordinate plan review and approval for construction work with tenants, supervise landlord and tenant contractors, and ensure compliance with risk management and safety
  • Perform regular inspections of the building exterior and interior including tenant areas and implement compliance with code, local, state, and federal ordinances, and company or building policies and
  • Review and obtain approval for financial operations for the property including coding bills, oversee accounts payable and receivable, tenant rent collection and maximize operating efficiency and financial performance of the
  • Direct and manage operating expense projects and service agreements to meet budget a schedule in accordance with Management Agreement.


  • Provide ongoing recommendations on capital expenditures and develop a 5-year capital plan for the property on an annual basis, for all items that will require repair or replacement outside of normal day to day Manage and track projects to include vendor management, contract development, and processing payment applications.
  • Prepare and submit monthly financial statements, leasing, and operational reports, annual budget and property condition reports.
  • Oversee rent collection, manage delinquencies, and implement legal remedies when
  • Obtain, review, and negotiate scope of work descriptions, service agreements, and business contracts to provide quality-control, and oversight while implementing cost-containment initiatives, measures of compliance and contract
  • Maintain files and written records and prepare professional written correspondence with tenants, vendors, and
  • Collaborate with other Schafer Richardson colleagues to seek, offer, and gain experience as well as utilize them as resources, etc.
  • Learn the Schafer Richardson culture and communicate that culture consistently through all relationships


  • Personal owned vehicle for transportation to various sites included in managed portfolio.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and the state mandated level of insurance.
  • Personal owned cellphone


  • Core hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Senior Property Manager may be required to work outside of the core hours to resolve issues and/or provide service to their assigned portfolio, as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Real Estate Designation Preferred
  • MN Real Estate License (Salesperson) Required
  • Professional designation acquired/required through BOMA, IREM, or other industry
  • Professional development through BOMA, IREM, or other industry trade organizations is required

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to organize, coordinate, track, and complete multiple tasks, while adjusting to changing priorities.
  • A minimum of 10 years of commercial property management experience
  • Knowledge of Yardi accounting software
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Effective communication, organization and time management skills are
  • Demonstrate leadership and ability to mentor and train team members.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to maintain punctual, regular, and reliable attendance.
  • Maintain neat, well groomed, professional appearance.

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. The employee in this position must frequently communicate with tenants as well as department management and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to remain in a stationary position 50 percent of the time.  The employee operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., a computer, copy machine, and computer printer). In addition will occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds as well as move about inside the office to access computer equipment and/or throughout the building to handle cleaning and maintenance.

Travel:  Travel locally to properties as needed