Real Property Manager

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Job Opening: Real Property Manager
Department: Public Works
Posting Date: August 17, 2023
Closing Date: Continuous
Location: 201 West Front St. Media, PA 19063
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: Depends on qualifications

The Real Property Manager is responsible for stewarding a portfolio of properties ranging from parking lots to office buildings to district courts.


Provides strategy, direction, and oversight for high-level space management to advise the County on starting/ending leases and the acquisition of properties.

Develops and manages a database of leased property including terms, square footage, rent costs, and date of expiration.

Advise the County Solicitor on the selection of real estate brokers.

Partners with the Solicitor to negotiate leases on behalf of the County.

Coordinates with the County Architect to establish design and workplace standards to determine square footage needs for leased properties.

Tracks rent revenue and submits monthly reports to the Treasurer and Budget Management Director

Regularly inspects County leased properties, tracking their condition in a systematic way, and making sure they are in good condition.

Tracks and ensures compliance with property management requirements such as fire safety system inspections, wheelchair lift inspections, rental licenses, ADA accessibility, payment of real estate taxes and insurance, applications for real estate tax exemptions, etc.

Coordinates with the County Solicitor on arrangements for appraisals, title reports, environmental testing and building and/or land surveys.

Track facility expenses including utilities, preventive maintenance and repair services, identifying and addressing any issues such as sudden increases in utility bills.

Coordinates with the Solicitor and selected County real estate brokers to research potential properties, considering multiple aspects such as zoning, taxes and neighborhood demographics to find firms that align with the County's goals.

Track leases and lease payments, addressing lease infractions; managing lease application processes; and maintaining files.

Handle lease negotiations as needed with existing landlords.

Evaluate the landlord's costs for tenant improvements at leased properties, ensuring the work proposed is code compliant and within the established project budget.

Ensures landlords address facility repair needs, property complaints, and violations timely and effectively.

Acts as a source of real estate information for personnel in other County Departments.

Reports regularly to the Chief Sustainability Officer and senior leadership on the status of projects and transactions and achievement of performance goals.

Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.


Bachelor's degree in real estate, engineering, business, or finance

5-7 years of work experience.

Demonstrated experience in relevant work.

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, prioritize work, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and quickly adjust or change course as needed.

Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, flexibility, and attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse people

Proven negotiation skills

Demonstrated ability to organize complex projects, meet critical deadlines and assume primary responsibility for completion of assignments.

Strong attention to detail.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Strong customer service experience.

Ability to work as part of a team.

Ability to identify problems and forward to correct person.

A valid driver's license is required.


Ability to follow office protocols.

Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.

Ability to remain focused on daily operations.


Familiarity with Delaware County is a plus

Experience using an enterprise resource planning (e.g. SAP) software preferred.

Real Estate License


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have:

Proficient in Excel and MS Office Applications, including MS Access, PowerPoint, Word and MS Project.

Experience using an enterprise resource planning (e.g. SAP) software preferred.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. Occasionally, the employee will need to stand. On rare occasions, the employee will need to walk; reach above shoulders; bend at the waist; kneel, stoop, crouch, or squat; and climb stairs.

There are no specific vision requirements for this position.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.


Ability to work extended hours, as necessary.

This position requires professionalism.

Flexibility to work off-site, and to work evenings, and weekends occasionally as needed.

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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