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Sr. Property Manager-San Jose, CA

Sr. Property Manager-San Jose, CA

Sr. Property Manager-San Jose, CA

Kidder Matthews
San Jose, CA 95113

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Founded in 1969, Kidder Mathews ( is the largest, independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with more than 900 real estate professionals and staff in 21 offices in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. We offer a complete range of brokerage, property management, appraisal, consulting, and debt & equity finance services for all property types. The firm performs $10.9 billion in transactions, manages over 62 million square feet of space, and conducts over 2,600 appraisals annually. Kidder Mathews is an expanding, dynamic, vibrant and entrepreneurial firm and has been consistently recognized as a "best place to work" in multiple markets on the West Coast. Kidder Mathews Property Management is looking for smart, structured, and highly-motivated individuals. Our compensation is competitive with a full suite of benefits offered. Each office also provides full administrative and technical support in a professional environment

JOB SUMMARY: (Overall purpose and objective of the job)

The Senior Property Manager is primarily responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of operation for the assigned portfolio and supervision of portfolio staff, in accordance with the goals and objectives of the individual property owners and the mission of Kidder Mathews Asset Services Division.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (The reason this job exists is to perform these functions. These functions are performed regularly, seriously impacts other jobs, and there are a limited number of employees to whom performance of the function can be distributed).


  • Manage and lead a team which may include Property Manager(s), Administrative Assistant(s), Operation Manager (s), Portfolio Administrator(s) and Portfolio Assistant(s) including recruitment, onboarding, supervision, scheduling, training, development, evaluation and disciplinary action of employees
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, direction and leadership to employees in order to achieve company and client results
  • Promote and maintain a positive working environment in alignment with Kidder Mathews values and culture

Property Operations:

  • Responds to and resolves tenant concerns; meets with tenants as required to ensure that tenant needs are met, and that high quality property management service is achieved
  • Ensure monthly physical property inspections are completed; partner with contractors/building engineers to follow through on any needed repairs or maintenance
  • Interface with property vendors and contractors to ensure prompt response to maintenance issues
  • Ensure on-going contracted vendor services are performed on schedule and on budget, ensuring services meet contract specifications
  • Review contract specifications and makes necessary changes or updates
  • Request/review/recommend bids for contracted services
  • Ensure budgeted maintenance and repairs are performed on schedule
  • Partner with Building Engineers or contracted maintenance vendors to schedule repairs and work orders
  • Act proactively to identify opportunities to add value to clients and client’s assets

Financial and Reporting:

  • Partner with Property Accountant(s) to ensure accurate and on time accounting deliverables
  • Review and approve, within prescribed limits of authority, vendor and contractor invoices
  • Generate and/or review with Property Accountant and approve annual CAM reconciliations Review and approve monthly accruals
  • Provide financial analysis for new leases and lease renewals
  • Act as “team captain” for annual budgeting process in conjunction with Property Manager(s), Operations Manager (s), Property Accountants, Building Engineers and other support staff
  • Hold final accountability for annual property budgets
  • Review monthly operating statements as prepared by Property Accountant
  • Generate and/or review and finalize monthly operational narrative report to client. Review and mentor Property Manager (s) on your team in the property budget, CAM, financial reporting, and corporate budget processes.


  • Meet with tenants and negotiate lease renewals in accordance with Client’s specified lease perimeters, as appropriate
  • Prepare financial analysis for new leases and lease renewals, as required by client
  • Encourage and promote cohesive and collaborative relationship with listing agent(s).
  • Ensure all vacant space is in “market ready” condition based on individual client requirements
  • Take proactive approach to leasing and referral opportunities

Tenant and Owner Relations:

  • Maintain courteous, professional, service-oriented rapport with tenants and owners
  • Promote and foster confident, comfortable relationships with tenants and owners
  • Supervise tenant move in and move out process and conduct move in and move out walk throughs with tenant
  • Conduct new tenant orientation
  • Create tenant “welcome package” for new assignments
  • Create tenant emergency procedures manual for new assignments

Tenant Improvement Construction:

  • Attend construction meetings
  • Partner with Construction Manager and General Contractor to ensure schedules are met and improvements are performed in accordance with tenant requirements and building standards
  • Conduct walk throughs, as needed, with Construction Manager and General Contractor and tenant during construction process
  • Review final punch list prepared by Construction Manager and ensures that all punch list items are corrected
  • Maintain construction file


  • Promote and foster courteous, professional and collaborative relationships with co-workers and members of other Kidder Mathews divisions
  • Administer Property Management Agreement, to include tracking renewal and expiration dates, fee increases, report and budget due dates, etc.
  • Prepare annual corporate operating budget for assigned portfolio
  • Review and collect receivables from clients
  • Review monthly operating statements for assigned portfolio
  • Full Profit & Loss accountability for assigned portfolio
  • Take proactive approach to identify and capture new business, referral or consulting opportunities

OTHER FUNCTIONS: (Incidental to the purpose or the job. These functions are performed infrequently and have little consequences to other jobs if not performed).

Perform other duties or projects as requested or required

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and lead by example
  • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Good communication and organizational skills. Ability to build relationships with clients, vendors and internal partners
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to speak, write and understand English
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and abstract leases and contracts
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize high quality maintenance work
  • Professional communication etiquette with good oral and written communication skills
  • Accurate, attentive, detail oriented, with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated financial analysis skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the budgeting process
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment and proactively problem solve
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours to meet various deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work load in order to meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through and complete tasks
  • Willingness and demonstration of professional development and continual learning
  • Ability to travel locally
  • Must have working vehicle, valid driver license and current auto insurance

EDUCATION/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and experience; Real Estate License required

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Strong knowledge of Property Management processes and procedures


  • 7+ years Property Management experience
  • 2+ year supervisory experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment described here are representative of those that the employee must be in in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

  • Due to Client Requirements, proof of valid and complete Covid-19 Vaccination is required for this position. Evidence of your Covid-19 vaccination must be presented to our Human Resources department on the first date of hire and is subject to verification.
  • This is a standard office environment with standard office noise like talking, office equipment, etc. In addition, this position may visit tenant sites in various settings which can be industrial in nature with loud noises and mild fumes.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is rarely active but may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching. The employee must frequently sit and use a computer for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities are required to do this job including close vision. The employee must sometimes lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds. The employee must be able to drive for short to moderate distances and/or times. The employee must often walk through the outdoors and various terrain environments. The employee may be required to access building roof and mechanical areas via stairways or access ladders.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: (scope of the person’s authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).

Has supervisory responsibilities for up to 6 direct and/or indirect reports including Associate Property Managers, Operation Managers, Portfolio Assistants, Portfolio Administrators and Administrative Assistants. Has indirect supervisory responsibilities for Building Engineers.

Kidder Mathews is an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate based on race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Kidder Mathews will accommodate candidates with disabilities to complete this application. Please contact if you need an accommodation. AZ, NV, OR & WA residents: We Participate in E-Verify. CA residents: We collect various personal data from employees and applicants for purposes related to employment. Please review the Notice of Data Privacy for Employees and Applicants for detailed information concerning what information we collect, the purposes for which information is collected and with whom such information may be shared. You can find this notice on our careers page at

Job Type: Full-time

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