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Staff Leasing/Property Representative

Job ID: 38700
Department: Port
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Under the general supervision of the Manager and Assistant Manager, Leasing & Property Development, the selected candidate will be responsible for negotiating, managing, and administering terms and conditions of real estate leases and agreements for accounts located at Port marine terminal facilities in New Jersey and New York.  Critical functions of this position include negotiating lease terms, exercising oversight of tenants and port users with regard to lease compliance using SAP Real Estate and Yardi Voyager, managing accounts receivable and customer service issues, administration of fees associated with leases and other property uses, resolving tenant disputes, acting as a point of contact for tenants, and ensuring the authorization and execution of appropriate legal documents for new and existing leasing agreements.  Other duties include managing and updating databases, drafting reports, and RFPs as required.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business Administration, Real Estate, Financial Analysis, Economics, or a related field AND/OR a minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in negotiations, contract management, project management and/or leasing. 
  • Must have a valid driver's license. 
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security. 
  • Applicants must meet all performance and attendance standards and have completed all probationary periods.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of real estate negotiations including formulating negotiating positions and achieving financial goals. 
  • Demonstrated property management experience including, but not limited to, coordinating tenant move-ins/move-outs, monitoring accounts receivables, ensuring compliance with lease provisions, and creating and maintaining reports and records of a multi-tenant portfolio.
  • Basic knowledge of industrial real estate, maritime, transportation, and distribution industries. 
  • Knowledge of leasing policies and/or commercial/industrial real estate practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial analyses related to real estate transactions. 
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving, project management and strong customer service/relationship management skills. 
  • Accustomed to and thrives in a deadline driven work environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and proven ability to multi-task. 
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated experience interacting with executive management both inside and outside the Port Authority. 

•    Proficiency with SAP or other Real Estate accounting software and Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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