Senior Advisor, Transaction Management (Plano, TX)

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Boston, MA


The Senior Advisor will support the management of a high volume of transaction and account activity for a large international client, including negotiating an existing portfolio of industrial leases. This position will provide account oversight and support to the Cresa team with the opportunity to interact directly with landlords and business unit stakeholders in leasing transactions. In addition, the Advisor will ensure efficient and appropriate execution of the transaction business in compliance with all pertinent company and regulatory standards and requirements while collaborating with team members to implement strategies and initiatives pertaining to leasing real estate activities (which includes execution of new lease acquisitions, lease renewals, dispositions/sales, and more) that align department and company strategy, goals, and objectives.

This position permits work to be conducted remotely, primarily supporting a team located at the corporate headquarters of a large international client in Plano, TX. The Advisor, Transaction Management reports internally to the Cresa Managing Principals in charge of the corporate account and has day-to-day interaction with the account team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Executes negotiations to closure on high volume of leases within divisions as assigned
  • Perform transaction activity for lease renewals, relocations, expansions, and dispositions for field management team
  • Manages workflow and workload to ensure optimal achievement of department goals and objectives
  • Ensures the transaction workload and projects satisfy all critical dates (such as option dates) and that any issues or discrepancies are addressed appropriately
  • Monitors critical dates to ensure compliance with applicable standard procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Provides updates regarding project and transaction status to management as needed
  • Negotiates and resolves Landlord/Tenant matters as needed
  • Performs transaction activity in connection with problem/project resolution as requested
  • Regularly interface, support and advise company operations RVPs and GMs from project start to completion
  • Receive RFP’s (Request for Proposal), draft proposals and provide lease comments
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Build productive working relationships. Interfaces with various levels of management across organizations and with external customers
  • Utilizes current in-depth knowledge and subject matter expertise to provide complex financial analysis, advice, and legal interpretation to internal customers as requested. Provides advice to field and divisional management regarding the company’s rights and obligations pertaining to leases
  • Assists in the implementation and the ongoing development and maintenance of the Real Estate Database. Monitors and manages the activity and project workflow reporting
  • Creates dashboard reports using the database/system of record to reflect active and completed transactions


Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience - business/finance major preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in commercial leasing and transactional work required
  • Specific experience in industrial sales and leasing (warehouse, logistics, manufacturing) preferred but not required
  • Build-to-suit experience highly preferred
  • Real Estate license required
Skills and Proficiencies
  • Ability to understand, interpret and abstract complex Real Estate Lease terminology
  • Strong planning, prioritization, and deadline management
  • Relevant experience in a fast paced, multi-project, operational environment
  • Strong communication skills both orally and written
  • Refined presentation and communication skills (written, virtual, in-person)
  • Strong analytical, data interpretation and problem-solving skills
  • Must be intuitive, creative, detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft’s Office Suite
  • Proficiency in Real Estate Management Software a plus


Cresa is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. Cresa strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.

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