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Senior Real Estate Project Manager

Firm Name
B’nai B’rith Housing
Firm Location
Boston, MA
Firm Website


B’nai B’rith Housing (BBH) is seeking a Senior Real Estate Project Manager to join our team and embrace our mission to ease the housing crisis in the Greater Boston area.

Responsibilities of the Senior Real Estate Project Manager (SPM)

The SPM will report directly to the Executive Director. They will be a team player and a valued member of the management and real estate development teams.

The SPM will be responsible for all aspects of particular real estate development projects (typically 2-3 projects) at BBH from feasibility to stabilized occupancy. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Project planning, feasibility analysis, securing site control and maintaining project schedules
  • Leading the response to municipal development opportunities including proposal development, submission coordination and the management of the competitive selection processes
  • Soliciting, establishing and managing project teams and third-party vendors including architects, engineers, development consultants, attorneys, and other professional staff
  • Facilitating the zoning and permitting process, including managing community relations and presentations
  • Preparing applications, securing and managing pre-development, construction and permanent financing for complex multifamily financing structures
  • Managing financial closings, relationships with financial partners, and compliance with financing requirements during the construction period
  • Project management during the construction phase including the requisition process
  • Managing and coordinating the marketing and lease-up with property management to achieve project lease-up or purchase schedule
  • Providing project information as requested by staff, board and committees
  • Assisting coworkers and supporting special projects as may be required, and
  • Completion of additional duties as requested.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, entrepreneurial real estate professional with a commitment to coalition building and serving those in the community who are most vulnerable. They will have many of the following skills and experiences:

  • At least 3 years of work in real estate development and housing production
  • Master’s Degree in planning, finance, or community development (or the equivalent in additional work experience) preferred
  • Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts affordable housing policies and programs a plus
  • Experience with the permitting of and regulatory requirements of public financing for affordable housing, including low-income housing tax credits and HUD financing programs preferred
  • Experience working with local officials and constituencies from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience with contract administration
  • Excellent computer skills including spreadsheet analysis, database management, and word processing
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and solve problems expeditiously
  • Ability to work in a team, and
  • A valid driver’s license and access to an automobile for offsite work-related meetings.

This position requires some work on weekends and during evening hours.

The Selection Process

Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest and your qualifications for this position, along with a resume to: No phone calls or letters please.

Questions can be addressed to: Applications will be reviewed and acknowledged as they are received. BBH seeks to fill this position by the spring of 2023.

BBH is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits. This is an exempt employee position.

Job Details

Job Type
Paid Y/N
Application Due
Start Date
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Contact Information

Contact Name
Ann Silverman
Job Category:
Community Development, Housing, Real Estate
Job Sector:
Non Profit