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Real Estate Management

Location:
Alhambra, California, 91803, United States
Posted:
March 14, 2011

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*** h. ******, CPA, CFA

**** ***** ***** ~ Alhambra, California 91803

**********@*****.*** ~ (818) ***-****

http://www.linkedin.com/in/jonsasaki

Qualifications Profile

Seasoned Financial Executive with solid and progressive experience in all

facets of accounting, financing, financial management, operations

management, and executive leadership within the real estate industry.

Possess CPA and CFA designations. Successfully collaborating with all

members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives.

Instrumental in optimizing cash flow, streamlining financial processes,

enhancing productivity levels, introducing process improvements, and

implementing technology solutions. Technical proficiency in MS Office,

Argus DCF, HP12C, and 17B. Additional strengths include:

( Financial Stewardship & Controllership ( Financial

Management & Accounting

( Financial Reporting & Consolidations ( Budget Management

& Financial Analysis

( Cash Flow Management and Financing ( Tax Compliance

Oversight

( Executive Leadership & Operational Excellence (

Technology Enhancements & Process Improvement

( Payroll & Benefits Administration ( Staff Supervision

& Training

( Strategic Planning & Business Analytics ( Cost

Containment

Career Highlights

. Spearheaded the improvement and growth of the Los Angeles Division of

a NYSE company from a net loss with 15 employees to over a 20% return

on net assets with 85 employees in less than 3 years.

. Prepared and delivered several successful presentations to the Board

of Directors to justify the ongoing operation and increased funding of

the Southern California division of a NYSE company.

. Facilitated workout discussions with secured and unsecured creditors,

which included completing the assignment of the Company's Assessment

District rights and obligations to a municipality, avoiding

involuntary bankruptcy, resolving mechanic's liens and related

lawsuits to foreclose, negotiating the deed in lieu of foreclosure

agreements, and settling lawsuits to enforce corporate guaranties.

. Implemented a $25 million software and hardware conversion for a $300

million homebuilder and real estate developer.

. Managed over $250 million in revolving commercial paper facilities and

lending relationships.

. Simultaneously quantified product development budget overruns while

instituting new budget creation and maintenance procedures to yield

more accurate and improved operating results.

Professional Background

Premium One Realty Partners and Affiliates (2006 - Present)

Chief Financial Officer (2009 - Present)

. Provide executive leadership and direction to the financial

stewardship of a real estate acquisition and management firm, which

included financial statement preparation, accounting, tax compliance,

budgeting, and forecasting.

. Perform financial due diligence evaluation of all land and office

acquisition candidates.

. Coordinate investor and lender financing and reporting of NCREIF-

compliant returns for this real estate asset management firm.

. Manage all aspects of banking and financing relationships.

Chief Operating Officer - S.K.Y. Management (2006 - 2009)

. Maintained sole accountability for financial and operational

management of 500,000 square feet of office buildings and over 4

square miles of land through multiple management and development

companies.

. Pioneered the implementation of the new NewStar computer software,

which managed and reported the consolidated corporate and construction

job cost activities.

. Played a key leadership role in generating home and land sales

revenue as well as maintaining high occupancy rates in commercial

properties

Richmond American Homes of California, Inc. (Subsidiary of M.D.C. Holdings,

Inc.) (1998 - 2006)

President - Los Angeles Division (2003 - 2006)

. Managed all aspects of the aggressive turnaround and growth of the Los

Angeles/Ventura homebuilding division.

. Led the negotiation of land acquisitions and managed construction

initiatives.

. Oversaw purchasing, sales, marketing, project entitlement, and design

center operations.

Regional Vice President of Finance (1998 - 2003)

. Selected to manage business planning as well as overall accounting and

financial management of 3 divisions in the Southern California region.

. Implemented Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and reported the financial

results for the Southern California region to the corporate office.

. Evaluated internal controls and identified areas for risk exposure.

. Assessed prospective project risks, performed project financial

feasibility and prepared profit forecasts.

Shapell Industries, Inc. (1992-1998)

Vice President and Corporate Controller / Assistant Corporate Controller -

Shapell Industries, Inc.

. Charged with oversight of the Company's extensive holdings of regional

shopping centers, multi-family projects and homebuilding development.

. Managed all aspects of accounting, reporting and information

technology for the Company's construction and corporate activities.

. Managed treasury operations, obtained Company financing and

coordinated loan covenant reporting.

Early Career:

Vice President and Corporate Controller - Heron Financial Corporation

Accounting Manager - MCO Holdings, Inc.

Audit Senior - Ernst & Whinney

Education & Credentials

Master of Real Estate Development

University of Southern California

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

University of Southern California

Credentials:

Certified Public Accountant, State of California; Chartered Financial

Analyst; Real Estate Broker, State of California

Affiliations

American Association of Individual Investors



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