Transaction Manager

at CBRE in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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Transaction Manager

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Transaction Management


Remote – US – Remote – US – United States of America

About the role

Provides ongoing management of real estate transaction activities for a defined portfolio of properties for our corporate clients. Prepares, recommends, and implements a portfolio-wide transaction strategy for acquiring and disposing of real estate properties. Coordinates field resources and other partners in the execution of lease renewals, new site acquisitions, disposition of surplus space through subleasing, sale renewals, early lease termination, and more.

What you’ll do

+ Implements real estate plans with an understanding of the client’s strategic real estate goals. Assists with project initiation and scope definition, prioritizes assignments, and meets client objectives, commitments, and goals.

+ Concurrently acts as landlord/seller agent and tenant/buyer agent and effectively negotiates the business terms and conditions for a wide variety of commercial real estate products, including land, office, retail and industrial.

+ Coordinates field broker selection and other required resources, subject matter authorities, and business partners. Facilitates client review and approval of proposed team resources for the purpose of transaction execution.

+ Drafts and creates a large variety of analyses and relevant documents, including but not limited to: project initiation, market comparable reports, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), proposal comparison packages, letters of intent, and broker’s opinions of value.

+ Coordinates the negotiation of sales through a field broker. Negotiates’ leases, amendments and renewals. Monitors lease expirations. Locates and acquires new properties to meet client’s requirements and timeline. Disposes of surplus properties within prescribed timeline.

+ Understands how to review, analyze, and interpret financial analysis templates including book and cash flow projections, net present value, and/or internal rate of return financial analyses to enable clients to make more informed decisions.

+ Works closely with CBRE and/or client’s Lease Administration, Project Management, Facility Management, and Finance/Accounting teams to ensure integration between the service lines.

+ Closely tracks all transaction activity (commissionable and non-commissionable), prepares commission forecasts and vouchers, and accounts for all savings results achieved on behalf of clients.

+ Monitors and maintains a real estate project tracking system to ensure timely transaction completion. Prepares reports and makes presentations to relevant parties.

+ Follows all state real estate agency requirements. Ensures compliance with CBRE’s corporate policies as they relate to identifying and mitigating potential conflicts of interest.

+ Resolves landlord and tenant disputes.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

What you’ll need

+ Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university.

+ Minimum of 4-6 years of transactions related experience and/or training.

+ Real Estate Salesperson license.

+ Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

+ Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

+ Advanced computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet navigational skills.

+ Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to problem solve and develop multiple solutions.

+ Strong client relationship skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

+ Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation ability.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Transaction Manager position is $85000 annually or $40.87 per hour and the maximum salary for the Transaction Manager position is $125,000 annually or $60.10 per hour. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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Job Posting: JC248113230

Posted On: Sep 19, 2023

Updated On: Oct 02, 2023

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