• Property Manager - Rental

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    ID 2018-1395
    Rental Property Management
    Postal Code
  • Overview

    Draper and Kramer is a family owned company with over 100 years of experience providing vertically integrated property and financial services throughout the United States. Specifically, our services include multi-family residential and commercial property manager, acquisition, development, debt and equity commercial financing and residential mortgage banking services.


    With over 600 employees, we are one of Chicago's best employers offering opportunities for career advancement, supportive work environment and competitive benefit packages. We encourage you to learn more about joining the Draper and Kramer team!


    The Property Manager manages and coordinates all activities and available resources to achieve the property’s objective and desired financial results defined by the Property Owner. It is the Property Manager’s responsibility to know and adhere to all federal, state and local laws, as well as all policies and procedures contained in the manual issued by Draper and Kramer, Incorporated or as otherwise communicated (verbally or in writing) to site employees.


    • Provide outstanding customer service for all residents; develop and maintain open lines of communications with all residents.
    • Hire, terminate, supervise, train and motivate all applicable staff in order to achieve the operational goals of Draper and Kramer, Incorporated for the assigned property.
    • Perform new employee orientation.
    • Conduct performance reviews for all staff members per guidelines.
    • Ensure that all maintenance requests are handled on an immediate basis, if possible, and that residents are notified if parts are causing a delay. Ensure that residents are provided with a clean, safe and well-maintained environment.
    • Maintain accurate records on all aspects of management activity on a daily, weekly and monthly basis for payroll, financial transactions, ledgers and move-ins and move-outs.
    • Adhere to all company policies regarding personnel, accounting, maintenance, purchasing, work orders, landscaping, grounds, safety, special maintenance items, purchase order and stock control directives. Supervise outside contractors working on the property in coordination with the Head Janitor.
    • Provide vendor/contractor communications concerning work scheduling, billings and vendor relations. Continually inspect property and improvements, recording deficiencies and taking the necessary action, within budgetary allocations.
    • Manage and oversee file management apartment move in and out, lease renewals. Manage Assistant Manager in the collection and tracking of monthly rent and reporting.
    • Has experience in Capital Projects and or Renovations.


    • Four (4) years’ experience in multifamily property management
    • Certifications ARM, CPM or professional equivalent.  IL Broker License a plus.
    • Experience with MS-Office (intermediate level knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, Outlook, basic knowledge of Power Point and Access)
    • Ability to respond in an emergency
    • Ability to perform accounting (accounts payable/receivable) and administrative functions
    • Ability to analyze financial document


    It always has been and continues to be Draper and Kramer’s policy that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.


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