CULTURE + CAREERS

THE STARPOINT FAMILY

StarPoint strives in creating, identifying, and maximizing every real estate opportunity for our equity partners and investors to deliver unparalleled value with high returns.  As such, we firmly believe that what we strive for requires a collaborative team of highly motivated, goal-oriented professionals, who can appreciate an entrepreneurial culture and loves the challenges of working in a multifaceted environment.  What makes StarPoint’s workplace unique is that every employee is valued as an integral component for the company’s overall success.  With hard work, dedication, and loyalty, StarPoint consistently recognizes its employees’ effort with “Star of the Quarter” awards, festive company outings such as “Happy Lunch”, while also paving a clear path for career advancement and promotion.  Nothing is more important than family, and at StarPoint, every employee is family.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

CORPORATE

Acquisitions Intern, Multi-Family

Department: Acquisitions
Reports To: Director of Acquisitions
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Full Job Description

Summary:  Assists in the investigation and underwriting of potential real estate investment opportunities, performs due diligence activities, and manages special projects as needed.


Responsibilities
Assists in the underwriting of potential investment opportunities by researching property, demographic and other pertinent information within target markets and applying standard analytical processes to determine whether opportunities meet or exceed the company’s investment criteria and preparing initial budgets.

Works with the acquisitions team in the verification of all details about the property and the transaction by completing due diligence activities including: obtaining, scrutinizing and confirming all diligence documentation such as third party reports, market analyses, and rent surveys, and completing property inspections, lease audits, maintenance audits and tenant interviews, and walking competitive properties.

Underwrites transactions to meet profitability objectives by analyzing and manipulating financing options and budget figures.

Assists the Acquisitions Analyst in the coordination of the purchase transaction and due diligence process between buyer, seller, lender and escrow company.

May be assigned other projects and duties.


Competencies
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Develops creative alternative solutions.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans projects and work activities; Uses time efficiently; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time.

Customer Service – Responds promptly and thoroughly to requests for information and assistance.

Professionalism – Interacts with others in a respectful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings

Written Communication – Presents numerical data effectively; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure high quality.

Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Dependability – Takes responsibility for assigned areas and work; Responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative – Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed; Undertakes self-development activities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Qualifications

Previous real estate or finance internship or work experience preferred.

Bachelors degree in Finance, Business or similar area.

Argus Preferred

MS Excel and Internet research skills.

Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Ability to work under pressure, in a time sensitive environment.

Passion for Real Estate.

 

Acquisitions Analyst, Multi-Family

Department: Acquisitions
Reports To: Director of Acquisitions
FLSA Status: Exempt

Full Job Description

Summary:  Investigates and underwrites potential multi-family investment opportunities, performs due diligence activities, interacts with lenders and investment partners, and facilitates purchase transactions.


Responsibilities
Identifies and recommends feasible investment opportunities by researching property, demographic and other pertinent information within target markets and applying standard analytical processes to determine whether opportunities meet or exceed the company’s investment criteria and preparing initial budgets.

Ensures full disclosure and verification of all details about the property and the transaction by completing due diligence activities including: obtaining, scrutinizing and confirming all diligence documentation such as third party reports, market analyses, and rent surveys, and completing property inspections, lease audits, maintenance audits and tenant interviews, and walking competitive properties.

Underwrites transactions to meet profitability objectives by analyzing and manipulating financing options and budget figures; working with lenders and other parties to obtain and verifying required supporting documents; working with lenders.

Coordinates and oversees the purchase transaction and due diligence process between buyer, seller, lender, institutional partners and escrow company.

Aids in the drafting and preparing of the Private Placement Memoranda.

May be assigned other duties.

Competencies
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Develops creative alternative solutions.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans projects and work activities; Uses time efficiently; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Customer Service – Responds promptly and thoroughly to requests for information and assistance.

Professionalism – Interacts with others in a respectful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings

Written Communication – Presents numerical data effectively; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure high quality.

Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change or unexpected events.

Dependability – Takes responsibility for assigned areas and work; Responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative – Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed; Undertakes self-development activities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Qualifications
Two years of experience in multi-family real estate underwriting and acquisitions, or similar experience utilizing finance, research and analytical skills.

Bachelors degree in Finance, Business or similar area.

Advanced MS Excel and Internet research skills.

Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Ability to work under pressure, in a time sensitive environment.

Passion for Real Estate. 

Acquisitions Analyst, Commercial

Department: Commercial
Reports To: Director of Commercial Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt

Full Job Description

Summary:  Investigates and underwrites potential retail and office investment opportunities, performs due diligence activities, interacts with broker, lenders and investment partners, and facilitates purchase transactions.


Responsibilities
Identifies and recommends feasible investment opportunities by researching property, demographic and other pertinent information within target markets and applying standard analytical processes to determine whether opportunities meet or exceed the company’s investment criteria and preparing initial budgets.

Aids in the development and maintenance of broker relationships and other industry contacts to further increase deal flow and sourcing.

Ensures full disclosure and verification of all details about the property and the transaction by completing due diligence activities including: obtaining, scrutinizing and confirming all diligence documentation such as third party reports, market analyses, and rent surveys, and completing property inspections, lease audits, CAM reconciliations, maintenance audits and tenant interviews, and walking competitive properties.

Underwrites transactions to meet profitability objectives by analyzing and manipulating financing options and budget figures; working with lenders and other parties to obtain and verifying required supporting documents; working with lenders.

Coordinates and oversees the purchase transaction and due diligence process between buyer, seller, lender, institutional partners and escrow company.

Aids in the drafting and preparing of the Private Placement Memoranda.

May be assigned other duties.


Competencies
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Develops creative alternative solutions.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans projects and work activities; Uses time efficiently; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Customer Service – Responds promptly and thoroughly to requests for information and assistance.

Professionalism – Interacts with others in a respectful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings

Written Communication – Presents numerical data effectively; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure high quality.

Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change or unexpected events.

Dependability – Takes responsibility for assigned areas and work; Responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative – Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed; Undertakes self-development activities.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Qualifications
Two to Five years of experience in commercial real estate underwriting and acquisitions, or similar experience utilizing finance, research and analytical skills.

Bachelors degree in Finance, Business or similar area.

Advanced  Argus, MS Excel, Outlook, and Internet research skills.

Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational skills.

Ability to work under pressure, in a time sensitive environment.

Passion for Real Estate.

 

MULTI-FAMILY

Maintenance Technician

Department: Property Management
Reports To: Community Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Full Job Description

Summary:  Maintains and repairs physical structures, hardware and appliances and oversees the work of vendors at the property.  Ensures grounds, facilities and rent-ready vacant units are in good condition, clean and free of graffiti.


Responsibilities
Responds to written work orders or verbal instructions from property management staff by completing work orders and delegating and overseeing the work of maintenance technicians and vendors in completing work as appropriate.

Repairs, replaces and installs hardware in units including, but not limited to: appliances, light bulbs, electrical switchplates, faucets, door knobs, door locks, cabinets, window panes and hardware, window screens, stove bumpers, handles and knobs, toilet seats, tanks and seals.

Maintains and repairs plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems, including cleaning filters and replacing worn or defective parts.

Resolves toilet and sink stoppages in units.

Inspects property and vacant units, identifies repair, cleaning or renovation issues, works with Community Manager to determine appropriate response and takes action to resolve issues.

Repairs or replaces, or oversees the work of vendors in the repair or replacement of materials, plumbing, air conditioning and heating systems, etc.

Maintains supplies, supply room, equipment and tools, and acquires parts, equipment and appliances as needed, with approval.

Paints interior and exterior walls, trim, decks and fences.

Ensures internal and external areas of the property are clean by supervising others or personally performing dusting, sweeping, mopping, washing windows, emptying trash cans and consolidating trash.

Works safely at all times by using protective equipment, following all safety precautions and keeping work area neat and organized.

Possesses, uses and is responsible for own hand tools and small power tools including hammers, screwdrivers, tape measures, drills and sanders.

Uses own vehicle to pick up supplies and materials from hardware and supply stores as needed.

May perform gardening maintenance tasks including cutting grass, trimming weeds, etc.

Other duties may be assigned.

Competencies
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.

Customer Service – Responds promptly and thoroughly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent changes or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Qualifications
Two years of facilities maintenance, handyman or appliance installation and repair experience.

Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions and short correspondence in English.

Ability to effectively present information to tenants, vendors, and other employees in English.

Must possess a current driver’s license, auto insurance and have access to a reliable automobile.

Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, climb ladders, operate hand and power tools, and carry items weighing up to 75 lbs unassisted.

Rehab Technician, Multi-Family

Department: Renovation
Reports To: Foreman and Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Full Job Description

Summary: Performs various construction and trades activities to renovate apartment building interiors.


Responsibilities
Completes demolition work including demolishing and disposing of walls, appliances, countertops, sinks and cabinets.

Completes carpentry work including repairing cabinets, replacing cabinet fronts, installing molding and baseboard, installing doors, installing counter-tops, building walls, replacing door knobs and cabinet catches, installing door locks, installing window screens, and installing smoke detectors.

Installs thermostats and appliances including garbage disposals, dishwashers and window air conditioning units.

Completes electrical tasks including installing light fixtures and replacing light switches and outlets.

Completes plumbing work including installing sinks, faucets and toilets.

Patches/repairs, textures and paints walls.

Cleans affected building common areas near work areas by vacuuming and wiping surfaces.

Works safely at all times by using protective equipment, following all safety precautions and keeping work area neat and organized.

Possesses, uses and is responsible for own hand tools and small power tools including hammers, screwdrivers, tape measures, drills and sanders.

Takes responsibility for all company owned tools and supplies by monitoring tool usage and utilizing lock boxes to secure tools overnight.

Other duties may be assigned.


Competencies
Technical Skills – Possesses and uses technical skills; Strives to build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Dependability – Follows instructions; Responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Written Communication – Writes clearly; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative recommendations.

Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.


Qualifications
One year of hands-on construction, trades or handy-man experience including experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, drywall, cabinetry, and/or appliance installation and repair.

Must possess hand tools and small power tools.

Must be able to walk, bend, kneel, climb ladders, operate hand and power tools, and carry items weighing up to 75 lbs unassisted.

Ability to communicate and comprehend basic job related information in English.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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