Asset Manager - Empire USA, LLC

November 21, 2017

Empire USA, LLC

Santa Monica, California

Asset Manager, Multi-Family Empire USA, LLC - Santa Monica, CA

Empire USA LLC is searching for an experienced Asset Manager with direct experience in managing multi-family assets. The ideal candidate will have multiple years of direct exposure to managing apartment buildings, including oversight over third party management companies that are primarily responsible for the day to day operations of the assets. Additional consideration will be given to those candidates that also have experience in managing hotel assets.

Empire USA is an established investment firm with a 30+ year track record of successful ventures in the multi-family and hotel sectors of real estate. Operating in multiple Tier I markets across the Western US and Hawaii, Empire has assembled a premium portfolio in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, and Las Vegas. Empire has consistently grown returns through a disciplined approach of acquiring assets at below market bases in premium locales, at opportunistic times in each economic cycle. Combining that approach with a variety of value add strategies has lead Empire to consistent growth year over year, and the generation of above market returns over the past four decades of real estate.

Position Summary:
Empire's focus is on hiring versatile, talented, and seasoned real estate professionals. The Asset Manager position exemplifies this strategy, with additional consideration being given to asset management professionals with direct experience in managing reposition and renovation projects as well. This position will play an integral role for Empire, coordinating the oversight of the company's portfolio, and actively participating in a a variety of different renovation related activities alongside the Project Manager.
Interacting directly with third party management firms, this position will assist in tracking and pushing asset performance, via analysis and application of up to date market and submarket data, and identifying value add opportunities that will further drive revenues and provide the best return on each dollar spent. Utilizing critical analysis, and industry standardized methods and software, the Asset Manager tracks gross and net revenues versus anticipated budgeting , manages advertising and leasing via third party operating companies, oversees and directs unit renovations and the curing of deferred maintenance, and assists with the repositioning of each asset to maximize value.
In addition, the Asset Manager is responsible for highlighting and curing operational inefficiencies. The Asset Manager will actively track each operating teams' leasing performance, operating expenses, and strive for the highest efficiency in terms of both results attained and time and dollars spent.


  • A 4 year degree from an accredited school (Business, Real Estate, Accounting or Finance preferred)
  • 4+ years of direct experience as an Asset Manager in multi family (additional consideration given for hotel experience)
  • 4+ years of direct experience in managing renovation projects on multi-family assets
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel • Proficiency with Yardi Voyager or similar asset management software is required • Versatile background in asset management, with the ability to rotate attention between multiple assets and related projects at varying levels of progress, switching from financial related activities to project management issues easily and seamlessly
  • Inherent problem solving ability. This position requires critical thinking and a disciplined approach to a wide range of tasks
  • Above all, Empire is looking for talented and seasoned real estate professionals. Specific qualifications and experience are required, but a disciplined approach, natural problem solving ability, and an aggressive can do attitude is equally, if not more, important. If you feel like you resemble the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-Time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

Required Experience: Direct 4 Years

Local Candidates Preferred