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If you support our mission and are looking for a collaborative, multi-disciplinary work environment, you will find a career at Jonathan Rose Companies to be both challenging and rewarding. We understand that a successful business is built on leadership, project excellence and a visionary outlook for the future.

Jonathan Rose Companies is an equal opportunity employer that supports and promotes human dignity and racial, ethnic and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and employment practices. We encourage applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Comprehensive benefits provided.  Position available immediately. 


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We are no longer accepting applications for our Summer internship program. Please check back to learn about our Fall and Spring internships. 


THE FREDERICK P. ROSE ARCHITECTURAL FELLOWSHIP

The Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship was established in 1999 by the Frederick P. Rose and Sandra P. Rose Foundation to assist recent architecture school graduates in directing their skills in the service of low and moderate-income communities.

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MANAGING DIRECTOR - DEVELOPMENT
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE
We are seeking a Managing Director with substantial mixed-income and affordable housing experience to lead the Development Practice Group. The Development Group develops projects for our own account and for fee for others. The Managing Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer and the Company President. The Managing Director will work in partnership with the Managing Directors of the other Practice areas, the Regional Directors of the Stamford, Denver and Seattle offices and, be part of the Management Committee which provides the strategic oversight for the activities of JRCo.

The Managing Director of the Development Practice Group will oversee the company’s key real estate development projects leading, mentoring and managing a talented team of professionals.  He/she will manage the time and resources of existing and new projects, so that they achieve the company’s objectives and are completed on time and on budget.  The Director will create a business plan for the Development Practice Group, maintain the division’s financial integrity, ensure its sustainable growth and develop new business opportunities.  He/she will represent Jonathan Rose Companies and the projects to its many constituents, including key government officials, lenders, investors, community leaders and other strategic partners who are key to the company’s execution of its projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly understand Jonathan Rose Companies and its history, mission, programs, finances, and its partners, affiliates and other stakeholders;
  • Work with project managers to arrange complex multi-layered affordable housing financing, including but not limited to LIHTC’s, historic tax credits, HOME funds, CDBG’s, Federal Home Loan Bank funds, construction and permanent financing;
  • Work with project managers to identify and develop mixed-income and market-rate developments; Manage all projects so that they are completed on time and on budget and in accordance with the Jonathan Rose Companies’ guiding set of principles; make staffing or other operational adjustments as needed; regularly provide guidance and counsel as the projects unfold;
  • As support and supervision to the project managers, assist in overseeing design, financing, document negotiation, financial analysis and transition into operations, supervise to insure timeliness and quality.
  • Inspire and lead the project managers, encouraging their best ideas and efforts; provide decisive leadership while emphasizing a collaborative relationship throughout the organization and with the network of affiliates;
  • Develop and implement a business plan and an annual budget and a five-year strategic plan for the Development Practice and report on progress towards achieving the plan;
  • Develop new business opportunities; cultivate relationships with key constituencies and represent the Jonathan Rose Companies articulately and persuasively to all constituents;
  • Collaborate with the members of the Management Committee to develop the company’s short- and long-term strategic goals;
  • With the assistance and involvement of the project managers, oversee all financing, leasing, partnership negotiations, architecture, construction contracts and all other legal aspects of development.
  • Oversee day-to-day project management services from project planning and financial structuring through construction completion and closeout – on one or more real estate development projects; • Advance the company’s application of green building practices.
Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience as a group, division or company manager and a mentor, proven managerial skills developing staff, and fostering a commitment to teamwork and collaborative problem solving:
  • An established record of success as a project manager, having completed at least six substantial development projects (more preferred), with projects ranging from $20-$100 million in value, including significant experience with affordable, mixed-income and market-rate housing, and retail
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex partnerships of public, nonprofit and private developers and community leaders;
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in real estate development gained in a mixture of stand-alone market-rate developments, a community development or for-profit real estate development organization; thorough understanding of mixed-income and mixed-use projects, including overall deal structuring, land planning, the entitlement process, finance, design and construction management;
  • Excellent business development skills and experience in marketing, generating business, credibility in community development and affordable housing is preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), and the ability to represent Jonathan Rose Companies to a broad spectrum of audiences and environments;
  • Deep understanding of community redevelopment. Knowledge of the Smart Growth principles and green building.
  • Master’s degree in real estate planning or architecture is preferred.
  • A clear understanding of and commitment to Jonathan Rose Companies’ mission, values, principles and goals coupled with knowledge of green/environmentally efficient building and affordable housing;

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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ASSET MANAGER - AFFORDABLE HOUSING
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for an Asset Manager for our affordable housing portfolio. This position will be part of our East Coast Asset Management team and would involve occasional travel.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all aspects of asset management of Section 8, LIHTC and mixed-income housing including both multi-family and senior housing.
  • Plan, develop and implement procedures to ensure compliance with all loan covenants and HUD, tax credit, other regulatory requirements as relevant.
  • Monitor the property operations including oversight of the property management staff and conduct occasional site visits.
  • Coordinate with the property management staff to develop annual property budgets which meet or exceed the business plan goals. Review monthly financials to assess performance against budget and react swiftly to address any negative variances.
  • Provide financial oversight at both the property and portfolio level with a focus on achieving efficiencies and improving economic performance at both levels.
  • Assess, develop and improve long term strategic plans of each property in order to continuously improve financial performance.
  • Oversee marketing, leasing, occupancy, collections (rental income), maintenance, capital improvements and HUD/LIHTC compliance.
  • Coordinate and oversee capital improvements (green retrofits). Institute / monitor energy tracking systems for purposes of achieving reduced consumption.
  • Coordinate tenant engagement and develop / oversee programs that enhance the social, health / wellness and community aspects of the properties.
  • Provide timely, detailed and accurate property reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the affordable housing sector
  • Masters degree preferred (MBA or similar)
  • Experience with energy-efficient operations and LEED certification.
  • Ability to underwrite LIHTC deals and experience in affordable housing financing is a plus.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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SENIOR PROJECT ACCOUNTANT
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking an individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills for a Senior Project Accountant – Real Estate Development position. This position will report to the Controller and will work closely with Project Managers and other accounting staff.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Maintain accounting records for development projects
  • Prepare draw requests for bank or equity funding from investor members
  • Prepare detailed budget progress reports, variance reports, and cash flow reports
  • Track pay requisitions, requests for information and change order schedules
  • Work with Project Managers to monitor job progress and audits
  • Work with outside accountants on tax returns and audits
  • Work with outside accountants to prepare Investment Tax Credit eligibility certification (8609’s)
  • Prepare interim monthly and annual financial reports in accordance with operating agreements and loan agreements
  • Assist in other areas of corporate accounting and special projects as required

 

Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a leader with the following experience and qualifications:

  • BS or BBA degree with a major in Accounting
  • Familiarity with proformas, financing, real estate development, and construction
  • Excellent accounting and financial skills
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a real estate development company
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage many complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of tax credit and affordable housing development projects is preferred
  • Excellent technology skills (Excel, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Yardi software, including Job Costing

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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SENIOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE
The Construction practice provides a full array of construction services on all projects within Jonathan Rose Companies. The Senior Construction Project Manager role (SCPM) is a designed to bring dedicated construction knowledge and support to the other practice groups within Jonathan Rose Companies.  Working mainly with the development and owner’s representation practice groups, the SCPM will serve as day-to-day contact with third party construction managers/general contractors regarding construction issues and will work closely with development project managers, clients, project accountants and other internal staff to manage the project from inception through completion.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Provide pre-development/pre-acquisition advisory services on construction related items such as: budget, phasing, and site logistics. Candidate must have the ability to read and understand project proforma as prepared by Development staff;
  • Provide input into development schedule from acquisition through stabilization;
  • Be knowledgeable of all agencies / utilities and their requirements including the City of New York, EDC, HPD, NYC DOB, FDNY, Landmarks, MTA, Parks, ConEd/National Grid…etc;
  • Work with in-house team of project managers during preconstruction to review construction budgets prepared by outside Construction Managers/General Contractors to support competitive pricing;
  • Manage value engineering process;
  • Assist in plan review to ensure conformance to Jonathan Rose Companies’ standards and identify constructability issues;
  • Understand typical GC/CM contract terms and have the ability to assist in major contract negotiations;
  • Serve as construction period representative for projects in the New York regional market;
  • Attend site project meetings as the Owner’s Representative;
  • Provide on-site support for timely completion of projects, including monitoring inspections, submittals, change orders, requests for information, construction change directives, commissioning, schedule and construction quality;
  • Coordination of project close-out, warranty work, and transition to asset management;
  • Review contracts, contractor requisitions, change order and draw requests; and,
  • Ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and design goals
Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field;
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in the design and construction management of mid-rise / hi-rise buildings for General Contractors, Construction Managers, or Development Companies. Familiarity with mixed income multifamily construction preferred;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment;
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project,
  • Familiarity with New York City Department of Buildings and BIS system a plus;
  • Experience with LEED and/or energy management systems a plus;
  • Experience with institutional and cultural facilities a plus.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
ACQUISITIONS AND REPOSITIONING
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE
The Construction practice provides a full array of construction services on all projects within Jonathan Rose Companies. The Construction Project Manager role (CPM) is a new position designed to bring dedicated construction knowledge and support to the other practice groups within Jonathan Rose Companies. Working mainly with the development and owner’s representation practice groups, the CPM will serve as day-to-day contact with third party construction managers/general contractors regarding construction issues and will work closely with development project managers, clients, project accountants and other internal staff to manage the project from inception through completion.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Provide pre-acquisition/pre-development advisory and due diligence services on construction related items such as: budget, phasing, and site logistics;
  • Perform site visits and building analysis/due diligence prior to acquiring an asset and create internal reports detailing risks, recommendations for improvement and other pertinent information based on the site visit;
  • Hire appropriate consultants, engineers, and contractors to aid in property due diligence while staying within due diligence budget
  • Create scopes of work and hard cost budgets for renovations/repositioning and energy efficiency/green measures
  • Work with in-house team of project managers during preconstruction to review construction budgets prepared by outside Construction Managers/General Contractors to support competitive pricing;
  • Manage value engineering process;
  • Assist in plan review to ensure conformance to Jonathan Rose Companies’ standards and identify constructability issues;
  • Serve as construction period representative;
  • Attend site project meetings as the Owner’s Representative;
  • Provide on-site support for timely completion of projects, including monitoring inspections, submittals, change orders, requests for information, construction change directives, commissioning, schedule and construction quality;
  • Coordination of project close-out, warranty work, and transition to asset management;
  • Review contracts, contractor requisitions, change order and draw requests; and,
  • Ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and design goals
Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field;
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in the design and construction management of mid-rise/hi-rise buildings for General Contractors, Construction Managers, or Development Companies. The successful candidate must have extensive (7+ years) experience working on major renovations and repositioning projects;
  • Understand typical GC/CM contract terms and have the ability to assist in major contract negotiations;
  • Candidate must be willing to travel. Amount of travel will be based on transaction volume, will be as much as two weeks per month or more as needed;
  • Familiarity with construction means and methods throughout the United States is preferred;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment;
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project,
  • Experience with LEED and/or energy management systems a plus;

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE
The Construction practice provides a full array of construction services on all projects within Jonathan Rose Companies. The Construction Project Manager role (CPM) is a new position designed to bring dedicated construction knowledge and support to the other practice groups within Jonathan Rose Companies.  Working mainly with the development and owner’s representation practice groups, the CPM will serve as day-to-day contact with third party construction managers/general contractors regarding construction issues and will work closely with development project managers, clients, project accountants and other internal staff to manage the project from inception through completion.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Work with in-house team of project managers during preconstruction to review construction budgets prepared by outside Construction Managers/General Contractors to support competitive pricing;
  • Support the value engineering process;
  • Assist in plan review to ensure conformance to Jonathan Rose Companies’ standards and identify constructability issues;
  • Serve as construction period representative for projects in the New York regional market;
  • Attend site project meetings as the Owner’s Representative;
  • Provide on-site support for timely completion of projects, including monitoring inspections, submittals, change orders, requests for information, construction change directives, commissioning, schedule and construction quality;
  • Coordination of punchlist completion, project close-out, warranty work, and transition to asset management;
  • Collate project documents;
  • Review contracts, contractor requisitions, change order and draw requests; and,
  • Ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and design goals 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field;
  • 1-3 years of construction experience. Familiarity with mid-rise and hi-rise market rate or mixed income multifamily construction preferred;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment;
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project,
  • Familiarity with New York City Department of Buildings and BIS system a plus;
  • Experience with LEED and/or energy management systems a plus;
  • Experience with institutional and cultural facilities a plus.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER -
AFFORDABLE HOUSING
NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

We are seeking a Project Manager with substantial affordable housing experience.to work within the Development Practice Group.  The Development Group develops projects on a fee basis and for our own account.  We typically handle the entire development process, from entitlement, to the selection of architects and other team members, to arranging often complex financing, to construction management, to sales and marketing.  A significant portion of our fee work is done on behalf of public agencies, community development corporations, faith-based organizations and other non-profits.  As a trusted partner, we help our clients successfully undertake complex, mission advancing projects that they could not complete alone.  As principals, we develop affordable, mixed-income and market-rate housing, generally intended for our long-term ownership.  Many of our projects are high-profile with significant local and regional impact.

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:

  • Manage and coordinate the design, development and finance related work of multi-disciplinary teams of consultants during pre-development and construction.
  • Analyze project financial feasibility and evaluate ongoing project financial performance, including the development and maintenance of complex multi-phase proformas and budgets. Deal structures may include affordable, market-rate, or commercial components and rely on both public and private sources, so the ability to research and test different financing strategies is key.
  • Respond to Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals
  • Provide technical assistance regarding various local, state and national affordable housing programs, including low-income housing tax credits and bond financing. Preparation of appropriate applications for funding resources.
  • Review of architectural and construction documents.
  • Review legal documents, including partnership and consultant agreements, to ensure key business terms are captured.
  • Continue project management tasks through construction completion and lease-up, to include quality-control, schedule, requisition and change order processing.
  • Perform other duties as needed and as assigned.
  • Managing Preopening and coordination with Asset Management; including creation of and monitoring a marketing plan.
Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Real Estate Development or related field preferred.
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience working in real estate development, planning, architecture, community development or construction management. Understanding of affordable housing programs is required.
  • Worked on and completed a minimum of one building project from predevelopment through completion.
  • Experience with green building.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills, including experience with financial modeling.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Project and Word.
  • Able to work on multiple projects independently as well as within a team.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits provided.

Jonathan Rose Companies has a deep commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Company policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity by taking positive steps to eliminate barriers that may exist in hiring and in employment practices.


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