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development

  • California Construction Talent DROUGHT!!

    TIRED of the weather and all of the political talk on the East Coast?

    Well, come to California!!

    Right now the entire West Coast is experiencing the beginning of a major real estate development BOOM of historic proportions....

    THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT ON TALENT!!!

    Right now the entire West Coast is experiencing the beginning of a major real estate development BOOM of historic proportions.  Gillian Executive Search is at the forefront of hiring for some of the most influential developers, builders and architects on the west coast. Pipelines are in the BILLIONS of dollars and opportunities range from San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles to Orange County.

    The weather is great, the real estate job market in multifamily, mixed-use, hospitality and retail are in high gear and the bench strength for talent is COMPLETELY TAPPED OUT!!!

    So if you’ve ever wanted to live on the West Coast and build some extraordinary product then now is your time to shine!!!

    Here are just a few of the positions we are actively recruiting for on both the GC and Owner’s side:

    • Vice President of Multifamily and Mixed Use Construction – San Jose, California
    • Vice President of Preconstruction for Mixed Use and Multifamily – Irvine, California
    • Director of Preconstruction for Multifamily and Mixed Use - San Jose, California
    • Director of Construction for Multifamily Construction – Northern and Southern California
    • Project Managers for Mixed Use and Multifamily Construction – Northern and Southern California
    • Superintendents for Mixed Use and Multifamily Construction – Northern and Southern California
    • Development Project Manager for Hotels – San Francisco and Los Angeles, California
    • Senior Construction Managers for high-rise developments -  Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles

    Kipp Gillian | President | Gillian Executive Search, Inc. 
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 866-600-0437 x 1

  • Commerical Office and Industrial Careers

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    Gillian Executive Search, inc. has been one of the most successful recruiting agencies for the development, design, construction and management of commercial and industrial office properties across the nation.

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We're striving for excellence in every single project whether it's a new high-rise development or a simple tilt-up R&D building.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]In addition to development, design and construction GES has performed countless successful searches for analysts, asset managers and regional property managers in this arena..[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We've successful placed candidates in this arena in California, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Illinois, Georgia, Florida and Washington DC..[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"] Let Gillian Executive Search recruit your top talent in the commercial and industrial office space.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

  • Gillian Executive Search, Inc.

    6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway
  • Hospitality

  • Hospitality Careers

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    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. has deep root conducting some of the most difficult searches in hospitality development and construction.

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have conducted successful searches from Hawaii to Miami.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have proudly served as a key resource for companies like Hilton Hotels, Hilton Grand Vacation Ownership and KSL Resorts.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Our searches of included but not been limited to development, design, interior design, construction and capital improvments.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have completed searches for massive luxury resorts to business class extended stay hotels. If you have a need we can fill it.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

  • How to Review and Apply for New Positions

    How to Review and Apply for New Positions

    Welcome to the new website for Gillian Executive Search, Inc. Our goal was to make our user experience a bit more fluid but some directions never hurt.

    BROWSING OPEN POSITIONS:
    Here you will find the listings for our searches in real estate development, construction and architecture. The jobs have been broken down via product category (Multifamily, Retail, Commercial and Industrial Office, Hospitality and so on). Based on your background you would click the category most relevant to you and search the open positions in Development, Construction, Architecture and so on. Any positions that have been previously filled will state that in the introduction. We leave some of these up for Search Engine purposes so that candidates and client can easily find us on the web.

    The first position in each list is always open showing a brief introduction to that position. You can open or minimize all introduction by pressing the "+/-" tag. If you want to learn more about that position just click "READ MORE" and the position will open up to the full job description.

    APPLYING:
    Once you have determined which position you are interested in you can return to the main category page (Multifamily, Retail, Commercial and Industrial Office, Hospitality) and refer to  "APPLY for ______ Jobs". Here you may list your contact information, upload a resume and select the position you are most interested in.

    If you have any question please give us a call.

                    

    Kipp Gillian | President
    Gillian Executive Search, Inc.
    866-600-0437 x 1

    Recruiters in Real Estate Development, Construction Management and Architecture.

  • Job Postings

  • Mission Statement of a Construction/Development Recruiter

     

    Mission Statement of a Construction/Development Recruiter

    Around 15 years ago I had a “moment”. I was watching Jerry Maguire and the movie completely change my life when our main character was sitting with his lap top late one night scribing up his famous “Mission Statement”. In his statement it was about more attention to good clients and about being honorable for those that you represent and work for. I took it very seriously and began working on my own Mission Statement that focused on representing the best firms and best talent in real estate development, construction and architecture. Now this didn’t mean just talent or prestige. It meant everything from attitude, communication, intelligence, respect……the proverbial QUON.

    The other day we heard through the grapevine that a particular recruiter in our industry, the kind that gives recruiting a bad name, was taking credit for a high-level placement that our firm filled. We will leave the name out but, will say for our national clients that this particular person is located in Southern California so don’t worry.  I didn’t find it overly shocking but, it did make me sad for my industry that these people exist.

    Jerry McGuire was enduring a cesspool of dog-eat-dog breed of agents much as good recruiters have to endure these low-breed used car sales people that find their way into our business.

    For those of you that find yourself in close quarters with an individual that’s willing at any moment to take credit for the work of others my advice is to ignore them and rise above. Go back to your Mission Statement and focus on your work.  People will know what you stand for if you get up every day and fight the good fights... that’s all that matters. These other individuals reveal themselves in the end and typically implode; and they will never have the QUON.

     

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    Kipp Gillian | President | Gillian Executive Search, Inc. 
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 866-600-0437 x 1

  • Mixed Use

  • Mixed-Use Careers

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    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. has been a forerunner in recruiting for complicated mixed-use projects. More and more real estate developments are including multiple forms to achieve their goals

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Gillian Executive Search has filled numerous development, construction and design positions in this arean.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We understand the complexities in retail/residential, residential/hospitality, office/retail and other various mixes of mixed-use.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have proudly served companies like Hilton Hotels, Related Companies, Irvine Company, Equity Residential, Archstone, Camden, DJM Capital and many more on their mixed-use related projects.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We are a team of experience real estate recruiting professionals that can help make your next project a success.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

  • Multifamily

  • Multifamily Careers

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    Gillian is the clear leader in executive search for multifamily development, design, construction and management. We work for all of the big and small names in the industry.

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We've successfully filled everything from President to Project Engineer through out California, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Phoenix, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Colorado and more.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have a proud history of supporting luxury market rate, affordable housing and tax credit, military housing and mixed use  developers, architects and builders.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]In addition to Development, Architecture and Construction positions GES successfully recruits in Asset Management, Financial Anlaysis, Property Management and Capital Improvements as well.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Our list of clients is long and includes but is not limited to Archstone (formerly), Carmel Partners, Equity Residential, Raintree Partners, The Irvine Company, Camden, The Related Companies, SyWest and many more.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

  • Multifamily Jobs

  • Newsletter Regions

    Please select the region from which you would like to received our newsletters concerning new positions in real estate Development, Construction, Architecture, Management and more. If you'd like to receive all newsletters in your region please select the "General" newsletter.

  • Our Team

    Our Founder

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    Kipp Gillian

    Kipp Gillian, President Gillian Executive Search, Inc. Kipp Gillian is a Mechanical Engineer (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas) who started his career in real estate development and construction management in 1994 as a project manager for Vratsinas Construction Company, a TOP ENR design build firm with a massive focus in retail construction. He transitioned to the client side under the VCC flag as an Owner's Rep and project manager for Jacoby Development of Atlanta, Georgia. Under these two roles Mr. Gillian built shopping center and office product up and down the Eastern seaboard and the Midwest.

    In 1998 Mr. Gillian moved to Los Angeles to open the West Coast office for VCC and continued to build retail and mixed use product throughout Southern, California. In 2000, Mr. Gillian took his real estate career in a new direction. After receiving calls from numerous recruiters that all knew little about real estate development, construction and/or architecture he felt there was a calling for a true "Agent" for the industry. On that note Mr. Gillian set out to create Gillian Executive Search, Inc. GES has been in business for over 10 years now and is one of the most popular real estate recruiting agencies in the US representing clients across the nation, and at times internationally, such as Hilton Hotels, LNR Property Corporation, Donahue Schriber, Fritz Duda, CIM Group, Weintraub Financial, Clark Realty Capital, Archstone, The Related Companies of California, Camden, Aslan Realty, WET Design, Palm Desert Development Company, Lewis Operating Company, Equity Residential, Carmel Partners, Public Storage, Macerich, DJM Capital, Lyle Parks Junior, Herman & Kittle, Greystar, Commerce Construction, Syufy Enterprises and many more.

    Kipp Gillian, Gillian Executive Search - Executive Recruiters, Executive Recruiters in Real Estate, Executive Recruiters in Construction, Executive Recruiters in Architecture, Executive Recruiter, Executive Recruiter in Real Estate Development, Executive Recruiter in Construction, Executive Recruiters in Architecture

     

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    Our Team

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    • Deanna Guzman

    • Director of Marketing

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    • Greg Stratford

    • Digital Strategist

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    • Brad Ticehurst

    • Search Associate

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    • Team Member
    • Tara Davis

    • Administrative Assistant

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  • Retail Careers

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    Gillian Executive Search, Inc. has deep roots in retail development and construction management. Our fearless leader Kipp Gillian comes straight out of that industry,

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Kipp Gillian spend a decade on both the big General Contractor and Regional Developer side of the table helping to build several million sf of retail shopping center projects in California, Kansas, Missouri, Georgia and Maryland. .[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We understand retail development, design, construction and tenant coordination better than any search firm in the nation.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Gillian Executive Search, Inc. has had the pleasure of support companies like Donahue Schriber, Macerich, DJM Capital, Lyle Parks Junior, LNR Property Corporation and many more in their retail development projects across the country.[/blocknumber] [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]If you can dream it we can help you underwrite, development, design, build and manage it with the right talent.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

  • Retail Jobs

  • Single Family

  • Single Family Careers

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    Gillian Executive has a long history working for both private
    and large public single family home builders across the country.

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="01" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We strive to find the best field construction managers.[/blocknumber]

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="02" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]We have strong connections with entitlement and development professionals.[/blocknumber]

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="03" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]Our experience ranges from first time home communities to luxury master planned resort communities.[/blocknumber]

    [blocknumber type="rounded" text="04" color="#FFF" background="#3498db"]If you need assistance finding your next Senior Vice President, Development Manager or Construction Manager please give us a call.[/blocknumber] [/col] [/row]

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