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Manager Sales

Willowbrook, Illinois, 60527, United States
March 01, 2011

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Burr Ridge, IL 60527


Objective: My goal is to seek the opportunity to challenge and stimulate

my growth potential with an established organization that will build upon

my experience, benefit from my skills and utilize my creative instinct.

Work History:

2003 - 2010: The North Shore Properties Group. Director of Administrative

Services/Office Manager. Worked independently for principal owners of a

start-up company. Completely responsible for running daily operations of

an entrepreneurial office. Sales/marketing duties include: designed

layout, photographed sites and prepared rough copy of company brochure,

designed and prepared investment portfolio, prepared and distributed

proposal packages to prospective tenants in national & regional shopping

centers, marked lease plans and tracked lease expirations, negotiated

renewal lease terms for kiosk tenants, prepared marketing reports, spread

sheets and researched competitive market surveys. Accounting duties

include: maintaining/balancing company checking account, paying monthly

office expenses, i.e., rent, phone bills, health insurance, payroll, etc.

Administrative duties include: safeguarding phone inquiries, coordinating

conference calls, preparing proposal cover documents to retailers,

establishing and maintaining ICSC convention schedules.

1993 - 2003: Urban Retail Properties. Executive Assistant to

CEO/President and Executive Vice President of Leasing (Sales). At the time

of tenure, Urban was the third largest shopping center developer in the

United States. This position had extensive phone interaction with CEO's

and Presidents of other retail corporations. Acted as liaison between

CEO/President and corporate retailer executives, as well as, internal

department heads. Processed lease proposals for tenants on a national

level and produced a monthly sales report. Attended annual-national

shopping center conventions in Las Vegas and New York (ICSC) while

coordinating booth activities/schedules. Handled both business and

personal travel arrangements for CEO. Responsible for CEO's calendar,

personal banking, personal financial statement, and heavy phone screening.

Coordinated regional leasing portfolio meetings with national retailers.

Supervised receptionist and coordinated her desk duties.

1990 - 1993: JMB/Urban Properties. Executive Assistant to Executive

Vice President/Regional Manager of JMB's retail/office properties in the

Chicago area. Processed leases for tenants and maintained files for

Chicago region shopping centers and office buildings. Performed

administrative duties i.e. travel arrangements, expense reports, screening

phone calls and interfaced with property managers of regional shopping

centers. Responsible for the billing of legal fees created from bankrupt

or delinquent tenants. Maintained all bankruptcy files.

1985 -1989: First Atlantic Investment Corp. Office Manager/Executive

Assistant to Principal/Executive Vice President as well as four investment

brokers specializing in limited partnerships. Responsible for all

administrative and secretarial duties, in addition to the management of

office ("jack-of-all-trades"). Also performed prospective sales calls


1980 -1984: Federal Reserve Bank. Executive Secretary to Sr. Vice

President and Vice President of Computer Operations Department. Scheduled

all appointments, coordinated all travel arrangements, attended weekly

inter-departmental meetings, responsible for transcription of meeting

minutes for and setting up department conferences.

Education: Triton College, River Grove, Illinois - 1983

Riverside-Brookfield High School, Riverside, Illinois - 1980


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