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Raymond James Financial, Inc. Spec Asset/Real Estate Trust Manager in Saint Petersburg, Florida


Job Summary:

Property manager responsible for overall planning, directing, and optimizing management of assigned commercial and residential real estate assets held in Trusts and Estates. Under limited supervision, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through experience, specialized training or certification to manage new and existing trust real estate assets located throughout the US. On-going contact with management and other internal customers is required to identify, research, and resolve issues and provide comprehensive solutions to complex problems or needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform due diligence in acceptance of new properties located across the US.

  • Coordinate marketing, leasing, selling, and purchasing real estate assets.

  • Negotiate contracts and leases, review and execute documents, and manage all aspects of transactions.

  • Manage assets in strict compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Secure estimates and manage repairs/renovation.

  • Coordinate annual inspections and triennial real estate valuations.

  • Coordinate appraisal reviews and ensure compliance with required valuations

  • Prepare annual review of each property together with recommendation to sell or hold.

  • Review property tax bills and determine potential appeals.

  • Review insurance and determine appropriate coverage.

  • Hire and supervise third-party fee property managers.

  • Work with attorneys to obtain and execute distribution deeds.

  • Obtain/review environmental reports; secure estimates and manage remediate projects.

  • Interact with Financial Advisors, Trust Officers, and clients to establish and define goals and objectives, working along with the investment officer to establish appropriate asset allocation.

  • Exercises discretionary personal trust administrative authority

  • Respond to Financial Advisor inquiries regarding acceptance of new properties, real estate management, and other relevant topics.

  • Balance conflicting resource and priority demands.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships across all levels of the organization.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Prudent and proactive real estate management principles

  • Risk management principles and practices

  • Finance and Accounting.

  • Knowledge of advanced concepts, principles and practices of Fiduciary laws and principles sufficient to manage real estate assets.

Skill in:

  • Cultivating and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrate uncompromising adherence to ethical principles.

Ability to:

  • Function in a professional office environment.

  • Demonstrate efficiency and flexibility in performing detailed transactional tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Provide efficient service to internal and external clients.

  • Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives.

  • Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed.

  • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.

  • Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to assignments.

  • Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate.

  • Work independently, make non-routine decisions and resolve complex problems.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, including negotiation resources.

  • Operate standard office equipment and ability to learn software applications including computer based trust accounting systems and other common estate planning software programs.

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) and a minimum of two (2) to four (4) years of trust real estate experience.

  • Experience with LLC’s and partnerships preferred.


  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.


  • Candidacy for CPM or CPM certification preferred.

Job: Banking

Primary Location: US-FL-Saint Petersburg

Organization Raymond James Trust Company Admin

Schedule Full-time

Job Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 2102996