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IREM Headquarters Staff

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Headquarters Connections – Staff Contact List


IREM Headquarters                         Phone:    800-837-0706
430 N. Michigan Ave.                                     312-329-6000
Chicago, IL 60611                           Fax:        800-338-4736
Internet:  www.irem.org
E-mail:   getinfo@irem.org


Executive Staff


Lynn M. Disbrow
   Interim Chief Executive Officer /
   Chief Operating Officer / Membership &
   Marketing Services                      
6009
  Chris Migala
   Vice President, Finance
6049
Nancye J. Kirk
   Chief Strategy Officer/Education, Advocacy, Outreach
6010   Manuel Rodriguez
   Vice President, Technology and Communications
6071
Phyllis M. Coneset
   Vice President, Leadership Services
6014  

Current IREM Headquarters job openings:


Government Affairs Director Needed!

AMO Program Administrator Needed!

Chapter Services Director


Government Affairs Director Needed!

At the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), we believe that well-managed properties improve the quality of life for people who live, work and shop in them.  For 85 years, we have proven to be a trusted source of knowledge, advocacy, and networking for the real estate management community.

At any given time, we are monitoring 12,000 – 15,000 pieces of legislation introduced or pending in all 50 states.  We are continuously watching national legislation and policy issues in order to take action on issues that can potentially impact the real estate industry.

About the Opportunity
We are seeking a Government Affairs Director to lead the charge in advancing IREM’s public policy agenda.  In this highly visible role, you will:

  • Monitor, research, analyze, and make recommendations on federal, state and local legislative and regulatory positions activities pertaining to real estate management and investment. 
  • Identify public policy issues and develops policy positions and priorities in concert with member leaders.
  • Identify potential impacts of legislation and regulation to industry and IREM membership.
  • Monitor state and local legislative activity and inform chapters of pertinent activity.
  • Develop or direct development of reports, articles, briefing papers, statements of policy, and position papers on local, state and federal legislation and regulations affecting real estate property management and investment.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with government officials.
  • Direct IREM’s “Grass-Roots” advocacy program in collaboration with chapters.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create promotional strategies and campaigns for initiatives.
  • Direct and oversee the work of the government affairs coordinator.

What We Need From You
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated professional who is passionate about government affairs.  We require a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent professional experience) with at least seven years of experience working in government or regulatory affairs.  Strong analytical and project management skills are also a must.  Experience in an association a definite plus. Candidates must also be able to travel approximately eight times a year (30 days per year).

What We Can Offer You
IREM is far more than just a place to work.  We are a place where you’ll feel good about devoting your talents and skills.  Team members enjoy a culture that promotes professional growth and development, allows for casual dress year-round, and offers flex time.  Staff also receives reimbursement for race entry fees and group fitness classes.  Our outstanding benefits includes medical and 100% company-paid dental, vision, and EAP coverage as well as entry into our pension plan upon completing one year of service.

Apply Today

Candidates interested in joining a team that works together to make a difference in the real estate management industry need to submit their resume to iremhr@irem.org for immediate consideration.

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AMO Program Administrator Needed!

At the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), we believe that well-managed properties improve the quality of life for people who live, work and shop in them.  For 85 years, we have proven to be a trusted source of knowledge, advocacy, and networking for the real estate management community.

Currently, we are seeking an AMO Program Administrator to join our winning team.

What’s an “AMO”?  The Accredited Management Organization accreditation is the only recognition of excellence given to real estate management firms.  IREM has been the unrivaled leader in setting the bar for management since 1933, and we require AMO firms to comply with our best practices for providing real estate management services.  When an Accredited Management Organization manages real estate assets, there is no question about its expertise, financial stability, and professional excellence.

Our AMO Program Administrator is the point-of-contact for real estate management firms attaining or maintaining the accreditation.  You will be responsible for ensuring that the road to accreditation/reaccreditation is a smooth one by:

  • Processing, approving, and maintaining AMO firm records and applications.
  • Implementing dues invoicing policies, processes, and schedules as well as monitoring dues collections.
  • Responding to inquiries regarding the accreditation/reaccreditation process.
  • Writing AMO-related content for communication vehicles such as newsletters, the website, and applications.
  • Collaborating with the marketing team to identify tactics for promoting the AMO accreditation.  

To be successful in this role, candidates must be “customer-service” minded, capable of multi-tasking, and highly organized.  Candidates should also possess a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent professional experience), two-year’s relevant experience, and excellent writing skills.  Experience working in an association is a definite plus!

IREM's culture promotes professional growth, career development, and a healthy lifestyle.  Last year, we received the WELL Certification by demonstrating our commitment to achieving specific standards related to health and wellness.  Our office boasts circadian lighting, standing work stations, and staff reimbursement for race and group fitness fees.  There is also an on-site, no fee fitness center available to staff.

IREM offers outstanding benefits and perks that include company paid dental, vision, and access to an Employee Assistance Program; parental leave; pension plan; casual dress year-round; and flexible work schedules.

Candidates interested in joining a team that works together to make a difference in the real estate management industry need to submit their resume to iremhr@irem.org for immediate consideration.

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Chapter Services Director Needed!

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is looking for its next great Chapter Services Director to join its Leadership Services team. If you have a passion for working closely with volunteer leaders and collaborating on initiatives that support chapter growth, volunteer leadership development, and classroom course delivery success then this is the position for you.

Take the next step in your career.  Become an integral member of the IREM team and help us advance the profession of real estate management.

The Job and What Will Challenge You Every Day

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of chapter services.
  • Develop and manage regional vice presidents to support, strengthen, and manage our chapters.
  • Manage activities associated with regional vice presidents including recruiting, training, and coaching.
  • Strategize with the Regional Vice President Committee to determine the key deliverables and design of our regional meetings.
  • Lead efforts related to classroom course administration, delivery, and management.
  • Establish and monitor a centralized chapter communication strategy and plan.
  • Identify opportunities to increase chapter profitability and success.
  • Develop and manage chapter education and training programs.
  • Provide direction and support to as well as manage the contributions of the chapter services manager and chapter services liaison.

What We Need From You
To be successful in this role, you will need at least 7 years of experience, preferably in an association environment along with 2 years of experience in a supervisory/team lead role.  You will also need to think critically and analytically, be confident developing and monitoring budgets, and excel at presenting ideas and delivering presentations.  This role also requires travel--approximately 6 times per year (20 days per year).

About IREM
IREM's culture promotes professional growth, career development, and a healthy lifestyle.  Last year, we received the WELL Certification by demonstrating our commitment to achieving specific standards related to health and wellness.  Our office boasts circadian lighting, standing work stations, and staff reimbursement for race and group fitness fees.  There is also a no fee fitness center on site.

IREM is proud to provide incredible benefits and perks to our staff that include 100% employer paid dental, vision, and access to an Employee Assistance Program as well as the ability to work flexible schedules and enjoy casual dress year-round.

IREM's office is located on the beautiful mag mile and is extremely convenient to reach via public transportation. 

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume with salary requirements to iremhr@irem.org.

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