Manager Transaction - Trinity Heatlh

March 14, 2018

Trinity Heatlh

Livonia, Michigan 48152


Responsible for supporting the planning, execution and on-going virtual management of multiple real estate portfolios in RHMs located throughout the Trinity Health System.  Responsible for ensuring the alignment of established objectives, strategies and initiatives and virtually manage all day-to-day real estate transactions.  Supports high volume monthly transaction activities (i.e., lease agreements for renewal, consolidations, acquisitions, dispositions, expansion and termination).   Interfaces with multiple internal departments within the Trinity Health System Office and within the RHM. 


Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision and Values in behaviors, practices and decisions.

Responsible for corporate real estate functions in assigned portfolios, plans, gains support, then executes on-going management of multiple RHM's real estate activities ensuring alignment with established objectives, strategies and initiatives.

Supports the real estate selection process of new space, including subjective and financial analysis of alternative locations, negotiation of business terms, development and coordination of the approval process as necessary. 

Implements plans for leasing, including lease renewals, consolidations, reconfiguration, renegotiation, expansion and relocation actions.

Prepares summary reports and analytics for various users including senior management for purposes of monitoring and tracking, as well as input into strategies and tactics. 

Negotiates contracts and leases with tenants using TH lease template and with external landlords (RHMC as tenant) and working in coordination with THRE, local RHM management, legal counsel, compliance, etc.

Coordinates and maintains fair market value information in compliance to Trinity Health policies

Participates on collaborative decision-making teams providing guidance and resource support on real estate activities. 

Develops effective working relationships with all internal customers and other functions including but not limited to Ambulatory, Business Development, Physician Networks, Finance, Accounts Payable, Compliance, Audit, Insurance and Risk, Legal, etc.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health Corporate Integrity Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

All other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, real estate or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred (i.e., Business, Real Estate, Law).

Five (5) to seven (7) years of active corporate real estate experience with a high concentration on portfolio and transaction management. Health care experience preferred.

Thorough understanding of real estate industry including basic fundamentals regarding structures and transaction types, which may include development, ownership, leasing, joint ventures and property management.

Ability to provide leadership and motivate and influence others to achieve results with or without direct line responsibility.

Experience, understanding of the healthcare regulatory environment and requirements

Strong analytical skills and experience analyzing portfolio performance, financial modeling and the interdependencies of all facets of a real estate transaction.

Proven successful track record in the negotiation of real estate contracts, service agreements, joint venture agreements, and vendor contracts.

Must have the ability to organize and prioritize comprehensive and shifting workloads, work independently, and meet strict reporting deadlines

Must have excellent interpersonal, analytical, time management, communications, writing, and computer skills. 

Ability to prepare, analyze and report on various aspects of the real estate portfolio including notices, insurance and risk compliance, etc.

Must be technically advanced with a command of the Microsoft Office Suite and have a detailed working knowledge of portfolio management databases, experience with Siterra preferred.

Must be able to function well in a changing and evolving environment and be invested in the furtherance of the TH System philosophy while respecting and supporting a wide range of internal customers.


Operates in a typical office environment.  The area is well-lit, temperature-controlled and free from hazards. 

Incumbent communicates frequently, in person and over the telephone, with people in a number of different locations on supply chain issues.

Must be able to set and organize own work priorities, and adapt to them as they change frequently.

Must be able to travel to various Trinity Health sites (20%) or as needed to support various strategies or operational changes