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LEASE MANAGER in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position researches and negotiates short- and long-term lease agreements that meet the Company’s goals.  It interacts with local real estate brokers, legal counsel and consultants when identifying sites, presenting information to the local community, negotiating  renewals, securing appropriate permitting, leading transaction work and maintaining the property administration files and database.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and assumes a lead role in real estate leasing projects from the earliest planning stages (before bid is released) through the completion of the agreement while forging hands-on partnerships with local stakeholders to ensure that properties are successfully leased and the proper zoning and conditional use permits are achieved.
  • Negotiates lease terms and other transactions in support of Company’s real estate initiatives.
  • Works closely with business development, operations, project development, proposal teams and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinates the Company’s efforts in public hearings regarding zoning and other location related issues.
  • Designs, presents, and negotiates competitive real estate proposals.
  • Develops concise summary of property costs and required financial commitment.
  • Coordinates with appropriate individuals to secure input, guidance and necessary approvals for unique location requirements, site layout, entitlement strategy, project schedule, budget and other strategic matters.
  • Supports zoning processes by working with the Project Development group, outside legal counsel, civil engineers, and others.
  • Serves as liaison with external partners, brokers, outside legal counsel and other consultants.
  • Identifies and executes strategic and tactical goals for real estate projects through frequent meetings with various departments, including finance, operations, and business development.
  • Interacts with city governments and the brokerage community to assess and secure the real estate.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal and professional nationwide networks.
  • Abstracts lease information into company’s lease management system and prepares data management reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Business, Finance or related field. Three to five (3-5) years of experience in corporate real estate management or administration. (A combination of education and experience may be taken into consideration at management’s discretion.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of zoning regulations and use constraints around leases.
  • Real estate agent or broker license desirable.
  • Significant experience with lease and contract administration.
  • Must be detail oriented, ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities, work in a strong team environment as well as be self-motivated.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Superior skills in negotiating to achieve consensus and favorable business objectives.
  • Able to manage multiple resources within a given project, adhering to strict deadlines and budgets.
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting deadlines consistently.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Able to work effectively with cross-functional groups in solving business problems.
  • Ability to recognize and assess risks through the due diligence process.
  • Ability to travel (20-25%) with occasional overnight stays.
  • Ability to use computers and the typically software applications used by the department.