Real Estate Acquisitions Specialist

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Department: Management

Office: Home Office

Location: West Springfield, MA

Job Description

REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS SPECIALIST – Real Estate Investment/Multi-family Housing, West Springfield, MA

Overview of the Opportunity

If you’re looking for an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a very successful National Real Estate Investment company with a sixty plus year track record of success and exceptional growth opportunities, then Aspen’s Real Estate Acquisitions Specialist opportunity may be for you! The position allows you to work hands-on and “in the action” with a thriving, national Real Estate Acquisitions Department. Be part of helping one of nation’s largest privately held real estate investment and property management firms continue to be one of the most successful and lucrative businesses of its kind. The Acquisition Specialist position offers a blend of real estate sourcing through direct outreach to potential sellers, finance, real estate investment strategy, as well as business analysis. Mentorship from a talented team, exceptional opportunities for growth, a generous compensation package and partnership/equity potential make this opportunity very attractive and one-of-a-kind.

About the Company

Based in West Springfield, MA, Aspen Square Management is one of the largest privately held real estate investment and property management firms in the US. Founded by entrepreneur, philanthropist and real estate guru, Harold Grinspoon, Aspen offers the financial stability of an organization founded 60 years ago, the energy of a start-up, the close-knit feel of a family company, and significant opportunities for growth.

Known for its fast-paced, entrepreneurial, people-centric culture, Aspen invests heavily in value-add real estate investment opportunities. (In other words, we buy apartment communities, completely renovate, rebrand and reposition them, and then sometimes hold them for the long-term and sometimes sell them.) We’re investors AND owner/operators. Our current portfolio consists of 15,000 apartments located in 15 states throughout the country valued at $2 billion. We employ about 800 employees, with approximately 75 of those employees working in the Greater Springfield area.

About the Role

The Real Estate Acquisitions Specialist will become a full and active member of a team charged with identifying, pursuing, and analyzing any and all potential multi-family housing assets (typically ranging from 100- 500 apartment units) coast-to-coast. Responsibilities include:

  • “Bird dog” and generate leads for potential sellers in the multi-family housing space
  • Invest significant time each week to cold-calling potential sellers to discuss buying their properties
  • Source acquisition opportunities
  • Learn how to evaluate potential acquisitions and eventually travel on a national basis to appraise deals

Qualifications:

  • Only self-starters motivated by a drive to work their way up and their passion for real estate should apply
  • Must also be gritty, driven, determined and persistent
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and growth mind-set
  • Experience in business, real estate, finance or related field preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Real Estate, Finance or a related field of study
  • Exceptional communication skills and strong phone skills with demonstrated ability to set and close appointments over the phone
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Willingness to travel by plane overnight on occasion
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a successful real estate team
  • Desire to grow professionally and move-up move up

Compensation & Benefits Package:

  • Opportunity to work in a field you’re passionate about in a fun, fast-paced environment with a team willing to train you and develop you professionally
  • Generous salary commensurate with experience. Lucrative partnership/equity track.
  • Comprehensive benefits program to include health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K Retirement program & match
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Opportunity to travel nationally (paid for by the company)
  • Great work-life balance
  • Informal, collaborative work environment
  • Convenient off-street parking and an office located a 60 second walk from your parking spot!

To Apply:

Email resume and letter of interest to Brenda_Wishart@aspensquare.com. Learn more about the company at www.aspensquare.com.

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