Stout is seeking a Vice President level candidate to join the Chicago Office. This position offers a rare opportunity to join the leadership ranks of a well-established/respected Real Estate Valuation group. If you are looking for the opportunity to expand your horizons beyond the traditional Bank work, Stout is the place for you. With Stout, you’ll have the opportunity to work nationally and even internationally on engagements for a variety of purposes including financial reporting, purchase price allocation, estate and gift tax appraisal, condemnation, property tax appeal, bankruptcy, shareholder disputes, damage cases, divorce settlement, and other types of litigation support. In addition, you will regularly interact with colleagues from other valuation disciplines including Business Valuation and Machinery/Equipment Valuation. Expectations are high at Stout, but with high expectations come just rewards. We have a very supportive environment, and we pride ourselves on providing our employees every opportunity for career and personal growth.
Position: Vice President – Real Estate
General Purpose: Real estate valuation of commercial, multi-family residential, and special use property types including office buildings, retail shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial facilities, healthcare and senior housing properties. Responsibilities also include managing and reviewing appraisal work of Associates and Analysts. Some travel is required.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: Completing appraisals of a variety property types (including property inspections, market research, preparation of analysis, and report writing) - Project management – overseeing a team of Analysts and Associates - Interacting with clients - Some marketing and business development (e.g., actively participating in networking events and conferences) - Managing Associates and Analysts (assisting with their scheduling, review of work product, mentoring, training) - Consult with high-level professionals including attorneys, CFOs, CEOs, Corporate Controllers, Directors of Acquisition, Accounting Firms, and owner/operators of real estate
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: - Strong verbal and written communication skills - Strong analytical skills - Understanding of financial and real estate principles - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel - Proficient in Argus Enterprise - Strong management skills - Highly motivated and goal oriented - Good interpersonal skills (With both clients and co-workers) - Detail oriented - High quality control abilities - Tenacious, but team oriented - Creative and Positive - Interest and/or Active Involvement in Related Professional Associations
Education and/or Training: - Must be a State Certified Commercial Appraiser - Pursuing an MAI designation preferred - 4-year degree in real estate, finance, economics or general business - Minimum 4 – 5 years of experience in real estate appraisal required - Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office products, particularly Excel and Word - Proficient in Argus Enterprise - Must have a valid driver’s license
Why Stout? Our goal is to provide a comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes competitive compensation, benefits & wellness programs that allows employees to choose what’s most important to them at any life stage. At Stout, we are committed to the personal and professional development of our employees while fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. Stout Culture: We honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We are committed to representing and including the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of our people, partners, and the communities we serve. Our core values embrace a culture of inclusion and the equitable treatment of all team members, starting with Stout’s leadership and spreading across the organization. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain individuals with an array of talents, ideas, and experiences that propel the entrepreneurial spirit and exceptionalism that drive our success. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, click here. Professional Development: To foster employee development we offer ongoing training and learning opportunities, employee resources groups, mentorship programming, and professional designation reimbursement. We believe in timely and proactive performance excellence, ongoing 360 feedback, clear performance expectations at each level, and quarterly check-ins with your manager ensure you are supported and growing your career. Stout Benefits: Stout offers a variety of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees throughout their career at Stout. View our Benefits page to see what this can look like for you. Flexible Work Schedules: Work-life balance is important to us and we want our employees to have balanced lives, which is why we have a discretionary time off policy for all salaried exempt employees. This gives you the ability to take time off as appropriate.
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Stout is a global investment bank and advisory firm specializing in corporate finance, valuation, financial disputes, and investigations. We serve a range of clients, from public corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex matters.