• Corporate Real Estate Analyst

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 6 months ago(8/7/2018 10:32 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    CIBC provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions in the United States through 46 offices in 18 states, as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. Learn more at


    CIBC is a Toronto-based, global financial institution with a 150 year history, serving 11 million personal and business clients. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 


    CIBC delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.


    Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives.  We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.


    CIBC Bank USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


    Position Summary:


    Responsible for tracking and analysis of various Corporate Real Estate and Administrative Services activities. Key liaison between the Administrative Services group and other support functions such as Finance, Technology Services, Project Management Office and Corporate Services group at the head office in Toronto.


    Activities include support of Facilities Management, Transaction Management, Construction Project Management, and Strategic Portfolio Management. Responsible for lease payments, service work order management, invoice flow, construction project management budget control and reconciliation.


    Essential Functions of the Job:


    Facility Management

    • Monitor Facility Management service order system and delegate to appropriate service vendors
    • Assess multiple areas' of occupancy costs and capital expenditures;
    • Prepare capital expenditure budgets
    • Manages vendor Certificates of Insurance


    Lease Administration

    • Compile monthly rent payable reports for Finance
    • Abstract lease documents
    • Pro-actively monitor critical lease dates



    Construction Project Management

    • Project management budget tracking
    • Analysis of project spend and project costs
    • Performs post occupancy evaluations and project reviews
    • Incorporates learnings into future projects
    • Maintain project time-lines


    Transaction Management

    • Formulate lease analysis
    • Coordinates approval process for real estate initiatives
    • Assist in the review of lease transactions; including subleases, renegotiations, early terminations, & lease assignments or landlord recaptures



     Strategic Portfolio Management

    • Benchmark spend, efficiency & utilization
    • Support the annual building operating expense budget process
    • Assist in process re-engineering & continuous improvement initiatives
    • Formulate monthly & annual reviews of area real estate portfolio.
    • Assemble Corporate Real Estate Portfolio analysis and reporting


    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree preferable in Finance or Accounting
    • Financial analysis, real estate and project management skills
    • Excel/PowerPoint, Access a plus
    • Analytical, Detail oriented, Self-Starting
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously



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