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Senior Portfolio Manager - Verde Realty

Posting Date 2012-Feb-22
Post Details
Source Select Leaders
Posted By Select Leaders
Location Houston, TX
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Job Function Job Functions -> Asset Management/Portfolio Management

Senior Portfolio Manager - Verde Realty 



Verde Realty is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the ownership, acquisition and management of institutional-quality industrial distribution facilities. Our existing operating portfolio is composed of approximately 18 million square feet in 18 markets in the United States and northern Mexico. Verde is looking for a highly-motivated individual to fill a newly created position that will be responsible for the analytics and financial reporting related to our existing industrial portfolio. This position will work in the Forecasting and Analytics department, reporting to the FA Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as point of contact for current portfolio analytics and reporting
  • Prepare property and portfolio level Excel and Argus based models
  • Prepare portfolio financial metrics, cash flows, and valuations for forecasting process
  • Responsible for maintaining library of Argus files for existing portfolio with updated tenant / lease information
  • Coordinate assumption updates for existing portfolio in Argus by working with market officers, market research analyst, and senior management
  • Compile materials for monthly updates to senior management about prospective leases, terminations, and other relevant portfolio activity with market officers
  • Maintain land valuation model
  • Provide support to the Acquisitions/Investments group including analysis required for investment memorandums and maintaining  prospective acquisitions/dispositions summary
  • Assisting the Market Officers in providing lease analysis and financial analysis related to deal structuring
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis with a quick turn-around time
  • Communicate and interface with all levels of management and business unit leaders
  • Expand the role as necessary by developing new processes and deliverables to positively impact the business


  • Requires a business degree in business, economics, real estate, or a related field; Master’s or MBA preferred.
  • Requires 5 or more years of experience in the industrial real estate property sector

The following skills are required:

  • Advanced understanding of commercial real estate and commercial real estate terminology
  • Strong understanding of the industrial sector and the different investment characteristics
  • Strong working knowledge of underwriting and valuation models
  • Advanced ability to understand and analyze individual property and portfolio level financial information with a knowledge of industry thresholds and ratios
  • High level of proficiency in Excel with demonstrated modeling skills
  • Experience in Argus
  • Proficiency in Costar, PPR, and other third-party real estate data sources preferred
  • Ability to think creatively and analytically and work independently and collaboratively
  • Must be a self-starter and highly motivated; this is a new role and the selected candidate will help shape the structure of this position and expand the scope as the company grows
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be well organized and able to multi-task with limited supervision while adhering to deadlines and maintaining accuracy
  • Note: This position has no direct supervisory responsibility

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