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Real Estate and Construction Executive Recruiting

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Jobs in Mixed Use Development, Design and Construction

Mixed Use development is one the most exciting product types in the real estate market. Projects in which you…

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RETAIL

Jobs in Retail Development, Design and Construction

RETAIL: The world starts and stops with retail and we serve some of the best retail developers in the…

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Find jobs in Hospitality Development, Design and Construction

HOSPITALITY: We have enjoyed a long partnership with hospitality companies like Hilton Hotels. Click here to find jobs in…

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Jobs in Commercial Real Estate Development, Design and Construction

OFFICE and INDUSTRIAL: Commercial Development is housing for corporate America. Having a strong development department conducting underwriting, due diligence,…

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Multifamily

Jobs in Multifamily Real Estate Development, Design and Construction

Multifamily: Apartments, condominiums, military and affordable housing make up a huge portion of the real estate industry. We are…

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GILLIAN EXECUTIVE SEARCH, Inc.: We are Executive Recruiters in Real Estate Development, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting and Real Estate Law. We perform Executive Search assignments throughout the nation. We know that every company is only as strong as its weakest managerial link and therefore we strive to identify the strongest potential candidate for every placement we perform. We work with our clients from the beginning and study every aspect of each executive search. We take the responsibility of finding the appropriate candidate very personally because we want our hard work to pay off for our client companies. We want your company to run faster and stronger because of the talent we've provided. Gillian Executive Search, Inc., because better people equals better projects.

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  • Detail Position Description
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NEW POSITIONS

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The following are new positions that Gillian Executive Search is under contract to fill. Please click each title to learn more:

NEW SEARCHES

RETAINED SEARCH: HEAD of MULTIFAMILY CONSTRUCTION - San Francisco, California - THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED
Will provide strategic direction, supervision and general management for the company’s construction division.  This position will have responsibility and accountability for all aspects of the construction group including:  long-range planning, fiscal management (overhead and project budgets and reporting), the evaluation and implantation of platforms/systems, devise and implement policies, requirements and standards, oversight and implementation of business unit processes, contract oversight, cost control process, as well as associate and vendor relationships.

RETAINED SEARCH: SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT of MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT - San Francisco Bay Area, California - THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED
This position shall be responsible for the overall development of market rate multi-family / apartment development projects on existing client assets and (when appropriate) through new acquisition opportunities. They will select and oversee all third party consultants (architects, engineers and contractors), and be responsible for the overall success of each project’s performance.


SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT of FINANCE - Multifamily Development, Orange County, California.
An experienced senior finance professional specifically within the Affordable Housing Industry and Market Rate Multifamily.  Full understanding of affordable housing development process from site identification through lease-up. Ability to manage corporate finance and administration with strong evaluation and prioritization of tasks in a dynamic multi-tasking environment.

Senior Project Manager, Retail Construction, Los Angeles California, Retail Construction Jobs
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER responsible for managing financial and schedule responsibilities for a portfolio, minimum of six (6), redevelopment projects, or as specifically assigned for one large redevelopment or ground up project

Senior Construction Manager (Owner's Side), San Jose, California, Multifamily Jobs
SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER is a field OWNER'S representative of the company involved in all stages of a construction project.  Assists the VICE PRESIDENT with regard to the construction process

VICE PRESIDENT of CONSTRUCTION, Multifamily, Seattle, Washington
Team leader, responsible for oversight of multiple construction projects including very complex podium and high-rise construction projects within the assigned region, including design development, constructability and construction project delivery.

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGER - Retail, Orange County, California
will work with the senior development team at the front end of the development process on projects. This role will also be responsible for the day to day development management of projects, including project planning and implementation, design management, managing consultants and construction contractors, contracts and budgets through the project delivery process, together with involvement in tenant coordination, leasing and community relations.

TENANT COORDINATOR - Retail Construction, Orange County, California
Tenant Coordinator acts as the first point of contact with the tenants, vendors, and contractors. Tenant Coordinator acts as the first point of contact with the tenants, vendors, and contractors. Support Development Manager in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the newly constructed properties.

Project Executive - Multifamily Construction, Los Angeles County
The Project Executive provides overall leadership and direction on the construction project and is the main contact for onsite Project managers for issues concerning budget, billing and client satisfaction, and ensures the fiscal success of the project.

Lead Superintendent - Multifamily Construction, Los Angeles County
The Lead Superintendent is responsible for the complete supervision of TYPE V, TYPE III or both for multifamily projects in LOS ANGELES, COUNTY including scheduling, sequencing, subcontractor management and direction, safety, agency coordination and inspections, utility coordination, scheduling and inspections. The Lead Superintendent performs the above tasks under the general direction of the Project Manager, Project Executive and Vice President of Construction.

Project Manager - Multifamily Construction, Los Angeles County
Multifamily Project Manager that can oversee the construction of Type V, Type III or both for multifamily projects in Los Angeles County. Please be a proven Multifamily Construction Manager when applying and please be from the Los Angeles Area at present.

PROJECT MANAGER, Land Development, Orange County, California
Looking for 2-5 years of experience (TOTAL), maybe a little more but this is not a senior position, focused in land entitlements and some civil engineering. The Project Manager will work with the senior development team at the front end of the development process on projects.

PROPERTY MANAGER - Retail Shopping Centers, Orange County California
Our client is an owner,operator and developer of retail shopping centers. They are in search of a strong retail shopping center property manager oversee the all property management and leasing functions for these and future properties. The position will have the following primary responsibilities:

Senior Asset Manager for Multifamily, Northern Los Angeles, California
Lead Asset Manager for the Company's portfolio of commercial and multi-family properties. Directs marketing from post-acquisition to disposition. Portfolio size 1.1M square feet with an estimated value of $250M.

Controller - Northern Los Angeles, California, Multifamily Jobs
Oversees the company's accounting and internal controls. Establishes and maintains the organizations accounting practices, principles, procedures and initatives for numerous properties and prepares financial reports in order to present findings and recommendations to senior management. Ensures company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. Managers the annual income tax returns including oversight of outside review of the final returns before being submitted to government agencies.

Senior Construction Project Manager for Multifamily - Northern Los Angeles, California
Senior Project manager plans, organizes, oversees and coordinates multi-diciplinary, multiphase construction, and capital improvement projects from conceptual initiation through construction closeout and completion. Manages support staff and construction contractors on behalf of the Company

SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER (Owner's Side), Orange County, California, Multifamily Jobs
Owner's representative of the company focused on the successful oversight of large scale multifamily projects in Los Angeles and Orange County California.

Construction Manager (Owner's Side), Los Angeles, Orange County, California, Multifamily Jobs
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER is a field OWNER'S representative of the company involved in all stages of a construction project.  Assists the SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER and VICE PRESIDENT with regard to the construction process.

Construction Manager (Owner's Side), San Francisco, California, Multifamily Jobs
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER is a field OWNER'S representative of the company involved in all stages of a construction project.  Assists the SENIOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER and VICE PRESIDENT with regard to the construction process

Vice President of Western Construction for Multifamily Apartments - Santa Barbara or Las Vegas
Our client is a national developer, general contractor and property management company that is currently seeking a candidate for Vice President of Construction.  This is a senior level position with full bottom line responsibility, working closely with the Development Partners and managing multi-state operations. The position requires the following qualifications and experience:

Vice President (or Project Architect) of Design for High-End Retail - Los Angeles, California
The Vice President of Design or Project Architect is responsible for working independently and keeping the EVP of Architecture informed on all phases of project development design and construction. The ideal candidate will be a design architect with a proven track record of working effectively in developing high end retail or multi-family. Will contribute to the development of the project design, production of presentation drawings/sketches and determining resolutions for design complexities.

Construction Project Manager, Commercial Tenant Improvements, San Francisco, California, Commercial Office and Industrial Jobs
is primarily responsible for overseeing project management for capital projects in various locations primarily focused on tenant improvements but may include some property repositioning / rehabs.

Manager of Pre-Construction, San Jose, California, Construction and Development Jobs
is primarily responsible for producing detailed construction cost estimates, inflation factor projections, construction administration fee estimates, and milestone construction schedules for multifamily projects in Northern California.

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  • Market positions to qualified candidates
  • Confidential discussion
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  • Continuous Representation
  • Offer Negotiation
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CONSTRUCTION RECRUITER BLOG

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Written by Gillian Executive Search, Inc   
Saturday, 23 October 2010 00:24

Executive Recruiter in Real Estate, Construction Recruiter

Looking back and sprinting forward

The Past: It’s been a while since I have found something insightful to write about. My brother recently noted “you sound mad in your blog” and after reviewing I think he’s probably right. The recession changed  all of us involved in real estate development, design and construction. The whole thing just blew up like a dry brush fire and before we knew it we were all consumed. We endured years of waiting, politics, ups and downs. It was a massive test for several generations and all we could do was hold on if you were dedicated to your craft. I grew angry as  I saw good people loosing their jobs all over the country. I saw amazing projects getting scrapped and work for my firm turn to ash in my hand. We looked to the horizon waiting and hoping for the pendulum shift. I won’t go back down memory lane on this because it’s too well traveled by all of us and it’s time to move on but I believe it’s important to never forget what happened.

The Pendulum Shift: In 2012 things got better, not great but better. In 2013 the economy rebounded and certain pockets of real estate took off like a shot, Multifamily projects especially. 2013 was a solid year by all counts and comparable to any year prior to the recession but it wasn’t “fun”. I looked at every new project as if it was my last still peering over my shoulder for another dark storm of financial corruption to trip us up as we regained momentum but to my surprise the sun continued to shine and the clouds continued to dissolve into the blue sky. The boogeyman stopped chasing us a long time ago and the sounds of chaos and disruption have finally dissipated from my ear drums. Now we can run for the joy of the race and so….we do.

Decide what you want to be and go be it: I love this phrase because it sums up how to live life so clearly. It doesn’t mean to pretend to be something that you’re not. It means that you should wake up everyday and work hard and smart to become the person that you want to be. Don’t let life and it’s ups and downs steer your destiny. Hold the reigns come hell or high water. It’s never to late start. Remember “where you invest your love….you invest your life” – Mumford & Sons.

Now: Multifamily remains strong and clients are competing for the best talent in construction, asset management and development. Retail is coming back and architects and construction managers are in demand. Office will arrive this year in the form of acquisitions and tenant improvements and we expect Hospitality  to gain strength in Cap-x. 2014 is going to be an exceptional year. Jobs are no longer temporary. Let’s not take this for granted.

Happy belated New Year to everyone!

Kipp Gillian | President | Gillian Executive Search, Inc.
Recruiters in Real Estate Development, Construction, Architecture and Engineering
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BE THE BALL DANNY!

Not only a great “Caddy Shack” reference but also an important theme to remember when calling or showing interest in a position whether it’s with us or anyone.

We spend a lot of time with candidates who respond to our posts with high interest but who have clearly not read the full job description. Please don’t do that. We want this not only to help us maximize our time on the phone (because time management is critical in our business) but to also not have candidates unnecessarily spinning their wheels. When we post “High-Rise Construction Project Manager on General Contractor side” please have that experience. That experience would be several dependable years building that product in house with general contractor. Not showing up as a consultant and finishing one project off that was 75% complete. See the difference….be the difference.

BE THE BALL.

We said it and now the Los Angeles Times says it:

I'm Kipp Gillian and I'm the owner of Gillian Executive Search, Inc. here in Los Angeles. We focus entirely on real estate development and construction management recruiting across the nation. The LA Times wrote a very pin-point article today that I applaud ( read here ). Though this article reflects the past 2 years of conversations I've been having with both Clients and Candidates. The Bay area is exploding and real estate developers are all looking for the same in house construction talent. The local General Contractors are fighting for almost exactly the same candidate profile. It's a stalemate that can only be blamed on bench strength. It's not just the field construction worker. This drought of human capital goes all the way up to the Vice President level. The good news is that wages are inching up because of this demand. The bad news is that clients want the same local talent they're accustomed to. What we will begin seeing is recruiting across state boarders because that's where the talent fled in the first place.

Kipp Gillian | Gillian Executive Search, Inc.
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Recruiters for real estate development and construction management

THE REAL DEAL and KIPP GILLIAN: Who's hiring?

As the real estate industry continues to pull itself out of the recession, there’s been an increase in property trading and repositioning of buildings, said Kipp Gillian, president of Gillian Executive Search, a national recruiting firm that specializes in real estate development, construction management and related fields.

That’s led to more job openings in financial analysis and underwriting, a trend Gillian expects to continue in the New York market.

“The more transaction volume, the more these people are needed,” Gillian said...[...]

Last Updated ( Saturday, 18 January 2014 20:42 )
 

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  • Executive Recruiters in Real Estate Development
    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. conducts national searches for Real Estate Development firms focused in the development of: Multifamily housing including Market Rate apartments, Affordable Apartments, Military and Collegiate housing Single Family Retail Properties Industrial Properties Office Properties Hotel Properties including business stay, resort and vacation ownership Power including installations and refineries Health Care Properties
  • Executive Recruiters in Construction
    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. conducts national searches for General Construction firms focused in the construction management of: Multifamily housing including Market Rate apartments, Affordable Apartments, Military and Collegiate housing Single Family Retail Properties Industrial Properties Office Properties Hotel Properties including business stay, resort and vacation ownership Power including installations and refineries Health care Properties
  • Executive Recruiters in Architecture
    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. conducts national searches for Architectural Firms focused in the design of: Multifamily housing including Market Rate apartments, Affordable Apartments, Military and Collegiate housing Single Family Retail Properties Industrial Properties Office Properties Hotel Properties including business stay, resort and vacation ownership Power including installations and refineries
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  • Executive Recruiters in Energy
    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. conducts national searches for Energy Firms focused in: Green Energy Alternatives, Solar, Oil, Bio-fuel, Electrical,