Jun 22, 2022

Acquisition Originator

$100,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • Lakeshore Management
  • 8800 Bronx Avenue, Skokie, IL, USA
Full-Time Business Other Real Estate Sales management

Job Description


The Acquisition Originator reporting to Director of Assets is responsible for independently growing Lakeshores pipeline of potential deals and supporting our future growth via acquisitions. Excellent opportunity for an ambitious, entrepreneurial individual to earn significant commission-based income.

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  • Manage and complete outreach campaigns (phone, mail, online) direct to property owners
  • Establish new brokerage relationships and manage existing
  • Travel to target markets and properties
  • Meet owners face-to-face and build relationships
  • Target markets are defined work lists (provided) and track owners, contact info, interest in selling, etc.
  • Confer with analysts for target pricing to present meaningful offers
  • Obtain critical data for initial underwriting (rents, occupancy, etc.)
  • Provide ongoing support through executed PSA
  • Maintain a detailed log of activities and summarize in reports to senior staff
  • Other ad hoc duties


Real Estate Agent-Broker, Business Development-New Accounts, Property Management



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements


  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelors or Associates degree
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Values-first mindset; always keep professional and ethical composure
  • Comfort cold calling and interfacing with all types (from corporate to mom-and-pop)
  • Ability to travel and to work well independently


REPORTS TO: Director of Asset






  • Treats everyone with respect, compassion and kindness Builds internal respect and loyalty with customers. Demonstrates concern for customers. Effectively responds to customer needs. This includes responding timely to requests, listening to others, and seeking to understand others when there are differences of opinion, finding ways to build on each others ideas. Acts with empathy and focus, while able to resolve problems.
  • Demonstrate integrity, transparency and doing things the right way Makes lemonade out of lemons. This includes following policies, demonstrating financial responsibility with Lakeshore assets, complying with state and federal law, and practicing safety. Conforms to the highest professional standard. Turns challenges into wins.
  • Collaboration and team work Involve key stakeholders in decision making. This includes developing and maintaining positive work relationships. Enhances the level of mutual cooperation. Actively participates in team-oriented objectives and activities. Focuses on team success, over individual.
  • Solves problems and is transparent about outcomes Champions new initiatives beyond the scope of the department. Seeks to improve in all aspects of work performance. Creates an environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Encourages people to maintain high standards of quality and thoroughness.
  • Serves our employees and residents to improve their lives This includes maintaining the property that creates curb appeal, a welcoming community environment, supports individual and family activities, creates a sense of neighborhood. At work, continually challenges self to grow and develop to be the best you can be at work.


While performing the duties of this job; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; Continually required to sit; Occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.

COMPENSATION: $100,000/Yr. (Potential $150k with ACQ)

LOCATION: Home Office (Skokie, IL)

Lakeshore Management embraces Diversity and Inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including pre-employment drug screening. Lakeshore is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search

Job ID:14715

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