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SUMMARY

Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing

Deliver high quality sales and leasing transactions. Conduct market research, create and execute targeted market campaigns, evaluate investment potential of target properties. Negotiate Purchase and Sale terms. Guide transaction process from listing to closing.

Assistant Vice President Overseeing Business Development of Fortune 500 Accounts

Develop Marketing Plans, providing introductions into foreign investor markets. Oversee liaison between clients and investors across international business cultures. Develop and implement client strategy with senior VPs across three global business units

WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan 2006- Present NAI Rauch Weaver Norfleet Kurtz & Co. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing

Specialize in commercial sales and leasing, including: retail, office, and land. Identify and evaluate acquisition or lease sites. Coordinate all marketing efforts to promote sales by developing long-range strategic plans to assist clients in attaining those goals. Negotiate lease and sales contracts with prospective owners/tenants for space in existing properties, and land; develop broker relationships to generate additional business opportunities for the company; conduct market research, analyze comparable properties, and prepare marketing packages for prospective clients; show space to prospective tenants and respond to questions regarding leasing costs, including tenant improvements (TI); negotiate lease terms and process transaction of lease renewal terms and amendments for the properties; coordinate the preparation of sale and lease agreements. Create marketing campaigns for listed properties. Facilitate sales and lease process through consistent, prompt and reliable communication.

Aug 2001 –Oct 2005 Baku International School Baku, Azerbaijan

Educator

Educator for international educational institution with 26 schools in the CIS, China and South America. Spearhead Accreditation Committee, supervised student tour through Egypt, founded school’s literary journal. Excellent verbal and written skills.

Oct 1986- Apr 1994 Yamaichi International America New York, NY

Assistant Vice President Corporate Finance

Responsibility for Business Development and managing services provided to Fortune 500 accounts. Cultivate accounts and manage services provided to CFO's of Fortune 500 corporations such as Ford and Chrysler to assist with yen-denominated financing arrangements targeting Japanese investors. Manage implementation of euro-yen commercial paper programs for both clients. Served on team underwriting Amway Japan for initial public offering; served as liaison to Amway Corp for Yamaichi. Manage Investor Relations products, meetings, and international travel arrangements for U .S. companies to meet with Japanese investors in order to promote their company's stock. Execute successful marketing and underwriting of financial products. Create seamless communications between competing departments.

EDUCATION

Jan 2006- Sep 2007 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL. USA

MBA -- Real Estate Development / Small Business Development, GPA 3.9 /4.0

Sep 1979- May 1986 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI. USA

BGS -- International Business,Psychology GPA 3.0/4.0





Question is: how does this become a career in books?



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Comments

LarramieG said…
You read my mind Suzanne as I've wondered about your background and, with such wide-ranging skills, you could do just about anything. Why not change the question to "What do I want to do?" -- writing excluded for the time being -- and work from that perspective?

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