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Real Estate and Contracts Manager

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted:
April 28, 2019

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Davina J. Tripp

**** ****** ***** **., #****

Arlington, TX 76006

817-***-**** or ac88e1@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

B.B.A., Marketing and Management: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

ASSETS:

Professional with positive attitude who takes charge of projects to ensure completion in timely fashion. Works well with all levels of internal and external personnel and departments, creative problem solver, organized, pro-active, team-player.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

5/17 – Current: Real Estate reorganized and relocated. Assisted with care for ill family member, also moved.

1/16 – 4/17: Confie Insurance Group Holdings - Plano, TX – Lease Administration Manager

Management of all administrative leasing activities for national insurance chain of approximately 800 locations and 8 business brands.

-Negotiate all lease and lease renewals with Landlords, Attorneys, Real Estate Brokers, and Property Managers. Re-negotiate language to gain rent concessions and procure more favorable lease provisions for company; negotiate with Landlord for any necessary buy-out for lease termination or excess property.

-Draft Leases, Lease Amendments, LOI’s, and other legal documents as required.

-Interpret lease language and abstract vital lease points in Salesforce database; update as necessary.

-Track critical lease dates for commencement, renewal, and termination. Provide timely information to proper internal departments and personnel to gain direction as to whether to renew or terminate leases.

-Provide estoppels and SNDA’s when requested by Landlord.

-Track and collect from Landlords all Tenant Improvement Allowance monies owed.

-Research and resolve any real estate and property management issues per lease obligations.

-Perform audits of year-end cost reconciliations of CAM, Taxes and Insurance costs from Landlords to ensure all charges are allowed per lease provisions, disputing incorrect or non-allowed expenses per lease.

-Process monthly rent rolls, insuring all rent amounts are updated prior to sending to AP.

-Create ad-hoc or update periodic reports for departmental and internal departmental use utilizing Salesforce database and Excel.

-Development of procedures and reports regarding real estate activities updates.

-Manage outside vendors that process invoices for renewal of business licenses and annual personal property taxes for each location. Review and approve invoices prior to forwarding to Accounts Payable.

11/14 – 1/16: Became full time caretaker for terminally ill mother.

2/07 – 10/14: Cottonwood Financial Ltd. – Irving, TX – Lease Administrator

Manage Real Estate activities and functions for territory of approximately 300-store retail chain.

-Negotiate the legal and financial lease points of leases for new store and field office locations with Landlords, Attorneys, Real Estate Brokers, and Property Managers.

-Re-negotiate legal and financial lease points to improve language and obtain rent concessions on renewals of existing store leases.

-Interpret lease language and abstract vital lease points in Salesforce database; update as necessary.

-Track critical lease dates for commencement, renewal, and termination.

-Provide estoppels and SNDA’s when requested by Landlord.

-Work with Architects, Construction Management, Store Operations, Sign Contractors, General Contractors, Accounting, and IT to ensure all information and documentation required to complete build-out and opening of new stores is obtained from Landlords in a timely manner.

-Track and collect from Landlords all Tenant Improvement Allowance monies owed.

-Research and resolve any real estate and property management issues per lease obligations.

-Perform audits of year-end cost reconciliations from Landlords to ensure all charges are appropriate per lease provisions, disputing incorrect or non-allowed expenses per lease.

-Create ad-hoc or update necessary reports for departmental and company use utilizing Salesforce database and Excel.

-Development of procedures and reports regarding real estate activities updates.

-Created Lease Administrator procedures and duties manual. Train new personnel.

8/05 – 2/07 Pier 1 Imports, Ft. Worth, TX – Asset Management Assistant

Coordinate and track materials for existing store site renewal negotiations for 1200+ retail chain.

-Gather material and interpret lease as required for negotiations to renew existing store leases.

-Create presentations for proposed renewal, rent reduction, or termination of leases using Microsoft PowerPoint.

-Update maps and demographic materials for all stores as needed.

Experience Prior to 2005

RE/MAX DFW Associates, Coppell, TX - Office Manager

Manage all administrative and marketing activities for residential real estate team

-Maintain client and prospect databases.

-Track status of final loan approvals and schedule closings with title companies.

-Manage accounts payable and receivable.

-Create all marketing and promotional materials.

Arlington Independent School District, Arlington, TX - Substitute Teacher

-Substitute teacher for elementary grades pre-kindergarten through six.

Beazer Homes Texas, L.P., Irving, TX - Closing Coordinator

Act as liaison between buyers, lenders, Beazer personnel, and title companies to ensure successful loan and sales closing of fifteen to thirty new homes monthly.

-Work with Sales personnel to finalize sales prices and deliver information to lenders.

-Coordinate with construction to schedule walk-throughs and completion dates for buyers.

-Ensure all closing and legal documents are accurate and verify funding from title companies.

Michaels Stores, Inc., Irving, TX - Development Coordinator

Coordinate and track materials for new store site analysis for 450+ retail chain.

-Track flow of site analysis from site review through store opening.

-Create financial performance forecasts for projected store site.

-Manage disposition and sub-leases of excess properties.

Outlook Software Corporation, Dallas, TX - Marketing Manager

Public relations and direct marketing for property management software developer.

-Secure editorial coverage of product releases and company activities in industry publications.

-Compose articles and press releases; creative design of all direct mail pieces.

-Management of outside vendors and mail house activities.

-Coordination of events, materials, and personnel for trade show attendance.

Templeton Development Corporation, Las Vegas, NV - Marketing Manager

Management of all marketing and sales activities for major builder of senior living apartments and condominiums.

-Hire and manage sales personnel.

-Review and approve all sales contracts.

-Manage all public relations and marketing activities in press and radio.

-Worked directly with County authorities to gain approval of projects under current zone or zone change request.

-Track escrows through lenders and title companies and verify funding.

-Negotiate contracts with construction contractors for interior finish-out products and services.

-Coordinate completion and closing dates with General Contractor and home buyers.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, Co-Star, ProLease, Harbor Flex, Quicken, Act!.



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