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Real Estate Assistant

Location:
Clearwater Beach, Florida, 33767, United States
Posted:
May 25, 2010

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LISA THURM

727-***-**** (cell)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

REALTOR, Clearwater Beach, FL; March 2007 - September 2009

Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent. Seller of high-end beachfront real

estate. Communicate with clients as to their wants and needs regarding

properties. Responsible for negotiating contracts and addenda in strict

compliance with Florida Real Estate laws and statutes. Research properties

and tax roll information regarding prior sales prices, valuations and

taxes. Create marketing brochures and materials to showcase listed

properties.

REALTOR ASSISTANT, Clearwater Beach, FL; November 2004 - March 2007; Real

Estate Assistant

Assisted Licensed Real Estate Agent in selling real estate. Researched

properties and tax roll information regarding prior sales prices,

valuations and taxes. Answered clients' questions involving facts related

to the properties. Created spreadsheets detailing available properties and

information pertaining to them. Created client database. Read local real

estate literature and journals to convey information to Realtor.

FRENCHY'S RESTAURANTS, Clearwater Beach, FL; November 2004 - April 2005;

Assistant to the Comptroller

Managed office operations including bookkeeping (including accounts payable

and accounts receivable), monthly account reconciliation, inventory and

communications. Responsible for daily cash pickups and reconciliations.

Initiated procedure manuals.

GRYPHON PRODUCTIONS, Knoxville, TN; September 1997 - August 1998; Business

Manager

Established first Smoky Mountain Shakespeare Festival, a six-week summer

theatre festival. Coordinated with food and merchandise vendors,

negotiating for lowest costs. Managed office operations including payroll,

bookkeeping, inventory and pricing of supplies. Planned and ran

fundraising Gala nights and other special event programming. Recruited,

trained and supervised team of 100 volunteers for festival. Created a

computer-based financial monitoring system and provided monthly reports to

the Board of Directors.

STOCK INVESTOR/DAY TRADER, Clearwater, FL; August 1995 - November 2004

Traded stocks on daily/hourly and long-term basis for personal investments.

Analyzed stock trends using charts and online systems. Established

recording system and kept detailed records of trades and profits/losses.

ENVOY CORPORATION, Palm Harbor, FL; December 1994 - May 1997; Enrollment

Department Head, Payor Analyst and Technical Writer

Hired as enrollment department head for electronic (medical and dental)

claims clearinghouse to effect changes reducing enrollment turn-around time

and introduce other methods for more efficient system. Managed pricing

changes necessitated by data culled from insurance companies' (payors')

monthly and supplemental bulletins. Wrote, proofread and initiated

procedure manuals for several departments, including enrollment, lost

claims and vendor implementation. Wrote bulletins to clients describing

changes and updates. Other responsibilities included general

troubleshooting both within company and with clients and payors.

HANDS ON! INC., St. Petersburg, FL; September 1993 - October 1994; Office

Manager/Administrative Assistant

Responsible for all office operations including bookkeeping (including

accounts payable and accounts receivable), monthly account reconciliation,

payroll, travel arrangements, inventory and communications. Initiated

financial accounting system. Coordinated billings and contracts with over

50 subcontractors. Wrote, proofread and initiated procedure manuals.

Administered computer network system and provided computer support for all

employees. Administered surveys to museum visitors regarding displays and

compiled and analyzed results. Left due to father's illness.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, St. Petersburg, FL; December 1992 - September

1993; Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant to three professors in the Department of Marine Science.

Duties included assisting with grant proposals, including editing and

proofing, tracking grant monies (including reconciliation with university

reports), placing requisitions, communications and preparing travel reports

for the professors and their students. Assisted with Oceanography Camp for

Girls, preparing requisitions and handling communications. Gathered,

compiled and analyzed statistical data on Campers to submit to National

Science Foundation. Left when grant expired.

HERCULES DEFENSE ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS (SPERRY CORP.), Clearwater, FL;

September 1983 - April 1990; Program Planner

Assisted in analyzing program status by creating and maintaining project

management and budget control procedures. Highlighted fiscal and schedule

problems to management. Wrote and edited company's standard practice

instructions. Provided assistance to various levels of management in the

areas of budgets, quotations and manpower. Coordinator for company-wide

computer-based performance measurement system for 2-1/2 years. System

administration included computer programming, debugging and problem

resolutions. Created and taught classes to new users of the system,

including management. Maintained and revised system user's manual.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:

Proficient in Microsoft Office: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Publisher,

Access, Outlook; QuickBooks, Adobe PhotoShop, Web page design

EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, May 1990 - April 1992; GPA 4.0

Graduate Student in English Education, Teaching Certification acquired in

April 1992.

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, September 1979 - April 1983; GPA 3.69

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Specialization in Finance.



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