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Job Title : Vice President of Development (Conifer)
Date Posted : August 22, 2019
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a HOME for possibilities … Downstate NY, or flexible NYS home base

As a Vice President of Development at Conifer Realty you will be in a:

Conifer Leadership position that interacts closely with other department leadership positions in determining best practices for the company. Directs development staff to achieve profitable implementation of Downstate New York managed affordable low-income housing developments and has overall responsibility for departmental profitability. Responsible for the profitable implementation of low-income housing development, principally financed utilizing low income housing tax credits (LIHC).

As a successful candidate you will have (required skills):

  • Ten (10+) years in the following fields or combination of experience in planning, real estate development or property management.
  • Prior Project Management experience.
  • Proficient computer skills and programs including MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Yardi or other property management, housing software programs.
  • Prior financial, budgeting experience.
  • Staffing, performance management including coaching, mentoring, training expertise.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Law, Finance or Planning.

And you are person with interpersonal skills who: 

  • Collaborates effectively to get things done, building and nurturing strong relationships—becoming a positive resource for our residents, vendors, contractors, visitors and fellow employees who are involved with the site daily.
  • Is enthusiastic, highly motivated with a strong work ethic and has an intense focus on achieving results.
  • Champions change and operational excellence.
  • Demonstrates organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills to effectively manage several projects with daily activities at one time to meet the required timelines set.
  • Practices good business judgment and practices.
  • Thinks strategically and applies critical thinking to identifying and solving problems.
  • Demonstrates strong listening, communication and presentation skills.
  • Embraces the opportunity to work side by side with team and partners.
  • Is willing to go the extra mile to resolve issues and complete tasks required, including any extended hours that might be needed.

Conifer Realty’s culture is one that:

  • Is guided daily by our values:   commitment, dedication, honesty, innovation, integrity, quality and respect.  Inherent in that decision process is a continuous effort to do what we do, better.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their goals, whatever their background and experience.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to build and advance their careers and where all employees can achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect to and meet the diverse needs of our employees, residents and clients.
  • Strives to create and maintain a positive work environment for our employees, competitive salaries and benefits, as well as the opportunity to work for a highly respected, fast-growing, national company.
  • Is committed to advancing our management skills, technology, and ways of working; we always put our employees, residents and clients first to meet their evolving needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our apartment communities across four states and our employees by remaining vibrant and vital in the affordable housing industry.    We strive every day to make our apartment communities the best in the market place.

Join our dynamic Conifer Realty Team -- Conifer is a nationally ranked, full-service real estate company specializing in the development, construction, management and ownership of high-quality, affordable housing communities. Since its inception in 1975, Conifer has grown considerably – currently owning and managing over 15,019 multifamily units representing over 220 apartment communities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland. 

We are a professional, service-oriented organization with excellent benefits that include ongoing training, promotion from within; paid holidays, vacation & sick time; 401K with company match; medical, HSA, dependent care Flex account, dental, vision; company-paid life, short and long-term disability insurances; a wellness program, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

APPLY TODAY via our website link: and scroll to job # NY19227 to complete our application process and attach your resume.  You will hear directly from the hiring manager on next steps in the process. Thank you for your interest in joining the Conifer Team!

Conifer Realty LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

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