Clifton Realty Management is a retail real estate company that manages the leasing efforts for over 14 million sqft of retail space across 14 retail properties and growing from coast to coast with an emphasis on leasing, development, landlord representation, design, and construction services. As operating partners, we are focused on executing innovative business plans that deliver value and results for all assets across the portfolio. We are searching for a Leasing Associate to join our growing team in either our Chicago or Cleveland offices.
The Leasing Associate will support the Clifton leasing team with several facets of our business including canvassing, lease negotiation, data aggregation, account management, marketing, and administrative duties including deal flow management and ad hoc financial analysis. Our ideal candidate has a passion for retail real estate, a desire to learn and grow within the industry, and is independently motivated with precise attention to detail.
Canvass, cold call, and qualify prospective national and local/regional tenants.
Compiling and organizing tenant reports & marketing decks
Prepare deal sheet summaries on behalf of the Leasing team
Assist in management of Clifton’s social media presence
Organization and improvement of our deal management database
Letter of Intent preparation & negotiation
Evaluate and analyze retail market information
Marketing and touring of retail real estate space with prospective tenants
Highly organized with an emphasis on attention to detail
Advanced knowledge of Excel, Google Docs, and CRM platforms
Travel to properties & surrounding markets is necessary
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Self-starter and motivated
Must have an entrepreneurial mindset
Ability to work independently
Strong verbal and written communication skills
About Clifton Realty Management
Clifton Realty Management is a retail real estate firm specializing in regional malls and lifestyle centers throughout the United States. The firm is an Operating Partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) Retail Real Estate Investments, a New York based private equity firm. Clifton Realty Management provides advisory and consulting, retail leasing, development and tenant coordination services. The firm is currently responsible for over 4 million square feet of retail space owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) in Lombard, Illinois at Yorktown Center; in Albany, New York at Colonie Center; and in Hicksville, New York at Broadway Commons.