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Director, Office Asset Management, Nuveen Real Estate

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Company Overview:


Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies.


Nuveen Real Estate, an operating division of Nuveen, the asset management arm of TIAA, is one of the top five largest real estate investment managers in the world with over $126 billion in AUM. Managing a suite of over 80 funds and mandates spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies, sectors, investment styles and vehicle types, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing. With offices in 26 cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, over 500 professionals and over 80 years of investing experience, the platform offers impressive local expertise coupled with a sophisticated global perspective.

Our investment, asset management and corporate strategies grow from a deep understanding of the structural trends that we believe will shape the future of real estate and responsible investing beyond market cycles. This ‘Tomorrow’s World’ approach sits at the core of our investment process and business operations, informing our long-term view of real estate investments for the enduring benefit of both clients and society.  www.nuveen.com/realestate


Position Summary:


Manage large and complex real estate assets for office sector with a specific emphasis on extracting maximum value through expense and capital management, interface with senior management, property management/leasing agents and other industry related professionals.



Key Responsibilities:   


  • Primary responsibility is to manage large and complex portfolio of assets. Leverages knowledge and experience to serve as strategic point of accountability for resolving recurrent issues affecting more than regional accountability or functional area.

  • Works collaboratively with the leadership of Nuveen team to formulate recommendations for improving market facing processes, internal procedures and strategic initiatives leading to more efficient execution and broadening the market acceptance of the platform.

  • Pursues market intelligence for the relevant function (property and construction management, new investments and sales) and conducts analysis and makes recommendations supporting the strategic initiatives of the RE Asset Management team.

  • Develops and maintains sources of market information and maintains industry contacts supportive of advancing the initiatives and operations of Nuveen and TIAA.

  • Skilled at developing and implementing successful strategies to add value at the operational level.

  • Consistent policy & procedures and transparent institutional level reporting capabilities.







  • BA or BS  Degree

  • Minimum of 10 years of real estate experience



  • 12+ years of real estate related experience in an asset management role

  • Possesses significant real estate direct property management, construction oversight and asset management  experience and can apply expertly apply that knowledge across the portfolio

  • Strong presentation skills, highly analytical and well organized.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software tools and research methodologies associated with real estate.  Awareness and developing knowledge of real estate fundamentals and willingness to learn additional analytical skills.

  • Experience in transaction execution under direction of senior team members with a strong attention to procedure and detail.

  • Experience as a team contributor working closely with counsel, accountants and internal/institutional back office personnel to authorize and record transactions and to follow procedures.

  • Some experience in mid to high level negotiations with appreciation of importance of factoring in managerial positions and TIAA corporate values and compliance.

  • Appreciation of Nuveen organization structure and client focus of the RE Asset Management team.  Developing skill of understanding client objective and executing on the objectives

  • Strong presentation skills, highly analytical and well organized.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of market factors. Awareness and developing knowledge of real estate fundamentals.

  • Experience in transaction execution under direction of senior transactors with a strong attention to procedure and detail.  



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