Regional Vice President of Operations

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 1 year ago(2/16/2017 11:56 AM)
# of Openings
Operations and Support



Role Overview


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite top talent to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence.  With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


As a Regional VP/Director of Multifamily Operations at Cortland Partners, you take an entrepreneurial approach to leading the operations of a multi-million dollar, multifamily portfolio comprised of apartment home communities.


Roles You'll Play



  • Build on your vast knowledge of the real estate world to run your own asset operations mini-empire
  • Act as the COO of your portfolio by overseeing and shaping its day-to-day operations
  • Oversee fiduciary planning and governance, assess performance, create action plans to exceed goals, and engage in creative problem-solving (especially when it comes to residents!)
  • Keep an eye on the future, maintaining an awareness of growth and the capability to scale larger


  • Act as the executive presence to your community teams, setting the tone for how they operate and getting them in the position to score a winning goal every time
  • Mold and grow your community teams according to the culture and goals of your portfolio, while also serving as a mentor who celebrates their successes and converts mistakes into positive learning experiences
  • Rest easy knowing you can trust your teams to make the right calls because you've not only set them up to do so, but you've also modeled what a right call looks like


  • Work collaboratively with your Director of Investments to ensure that each community in your shared portfolio is performing according to its business plan
  • Forge constructive partnerships with your regional support teams (marketing, facilities, training), construction management team (during renovations), and operations support team for maximum performance success
  • The work is fast-paced and challenging.
  • You are accountable for the success of many.
  • You’ll need an in-depth understanding of how to manage budgets and execute financial success.
  • One of your primary partnerships is with the Investments team.
  • You will need to be hands-on with acquisitions and building pro forma.
  • Multisite property management experience is a must.
  • You are a change agent.


Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

  • Your portfolio's operations are in lock step with each asset's business plan, occupancy never waivers from awesome, and your communities' online reputations are nothing short of award-winning.
  • Your dedicated teams would enthusiastically follow you off a cliff. You energize them, and they feel empowered to make smart decisions (and do!).
  • Your residents love their home and know they can depend on their community team to anticipate their needs and provide a living experience they couldn't get anywhere else – even during renovations!


Your Building Blocks of Experience

  • Solid background (3+ years) in multi-million dollar, multi-site operations and P&L management
  • Demonstrated success with innovative, large team leadership
  • Sophisticated business plan execution
  • Superior record of improving business results
  • Die-hard commitment to empathetic, creative customer service
  • 4-year college degree in Business, Real Estate, or related field


The Foundation of Cortland Partners

  • Entrepreneur-like opportunities within an unprecedented, value-add platform
  • Commitment to delivering what matters most to stakeholders
  • Competitive benefits and performance-based bonus earning potential (cash & stock)
  • Hands-on leadership, family-like support, and fun-loving teams


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Company Overview


At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.





Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace.  We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


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