The Port of Oakland includes the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport (OAK), and 20 miles of the Oakland Waterfront. The Oakland Seaport is among the top ten busiest container ports in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the fifth largest airport in California offering over 375 daily passenger flights and FedEx and UPS hubs; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. The Port employs approximately 500 individuals and has annual revenues of approximately $400 million and is independently financed. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port generates approximately 100,000 jobs in the region and the Port’s overall economic value—from business revenue, consumer spending, and total value of goods and services—is approximately $175 billion.
The Chief Real Estate Officer reports to the Executive Director. The Port is seeking a Chief Real Estate Officer to join its team of dedicated professionals. This senior management position will be responsible for understanding and developing an overall strategic vision for the development and use of Port’s real estate portfolio to support the Port’s seaport, airport and visitor-oriented facilities as well the policy priorities of the Port. They will also have daily oversight, management, maintenance and development responsibilities over commercial properties that are not part of the operation of the Port of Oakland Seaport or Oakland Airport, and for the identification and potential development of new strategic commercial development opportunities for the Port.
Requires a bachelor's degree graduation from an accredited college or university as well as one or more advanced degree or study in business, economics, finance, law, real estate, city planning, or a closely related field; and at least seven years of demonstrated professional experience in work directly associated with one or more of the following: marketing, managing and administering complex commercial or industrial real estate portfolios; managing and directing real estate properties for public agencies, and CEQA clearance on behalf of a public agency or enterprise; and several years of experience managing or supervising personnel and direct reports.
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