Real Estate Account Manager @ Mr. Santoro works as a Real Estate Account Manager at The Walt Disney Company. He works on a team that acts as the single point of contact to The Walt Disney Company's various business units to create and execute short and long range real estate solutions in response to current and projected
Real Estate Account Manager @ Mr. Santoro works as a Real Estate Account Manager at The Walt Disney Company. He works on a team that acts as the single point of contact to The Walt Disney Company's various business units to create and execute short and long range real estate solutions in response to current and projected business requirements. He works closely with internal partners within TWDS (lines of business, Portfolio Management, Design/Construction, Finance, Treasury and Legal).
Some of his responsibilities include:
-Act as a key interface between assigned business unit’s and Corporate Real Estate.
-Support business units to solve immediate space requirements and provide guidance for future space requirements and budget preparations
-Provide market data and intelligence to inform new property acquisitions or dispositions of excess space
-Benchmark key initiatives against other BU initiatives, corporate standards and industry best practices
-Collaborate with regional delivery teams, assemble and reconcile the information necessary to build business cases, and to help ensure alignment between portfolio strategies with business objectives.
-Help business unit’s identify and prioritize portfolio improvement opportunities consistent with the overall portfolio plan, and developing alternatives to capture these opportunities.
-Assist Portfolio Management team with providing planning assumptions for annual budget preparation and long term capital projections as well as data for other reporting requirements of the Company (10K and Annual Reports).
-Assist Portfolio Management team with development of external benchmarking efforts to establish performance metrics and organizational performance targets. From May 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) Greater New York City AreaAssociate @ Mr. Santoro specialized in commercial office leasing including tenant and landlord representation in New Jersey and throughout the U.S. His focus is primarily on Central New Jersey -- specifically Middlesex, Somerset, Monmouth and Union counties. He plays a key role on a real estate team supervised by Senior Vice President Gregg Nowell and is currently part of a team exclusively handling twelve commercial agencies.
Included among Mr. Santoro’s recent transactions is a 135,000 square foot lease on behalf of the Kellogg Company for a new location in New Jersey; a 110,000 square foot lease extension/renewal for the Kellogg Company in Philadelphia; the sale of a 55,000 square foot office and retail center in Wall, N.J., representing the purchaser, Gottesman Real Estate Partners; and an approximately 35,000 square foot office lease for Chugai Pharma USA’s headquarters. His list of clients includes Kellogg Company, Transaction Publishers, Guardian Insurance, Chugai Pharma USA and Innovative Technology Solutions.
Mr. Santoro, a member of TriState Realtors Commercial Alliance, New Jersey Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, mentors young team members and was named one of “Tomorrow’s Leaders” by Real Estate New Jersey magazine in 2009. He is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and the Monmouth University Real Estate Institute. From September 2003 to April 2012 (8 years 8 months)
Graduate Certification, Real Estate @ Monmouth University Real Estate Institute From 2006 to 2008 Bachelor Science, Political Science @ Marist College From 1999 to 2003 St. Joseph's High School - Metuchen From 1995 to 1999 lorenzo de medici Christopher Santoro is skilled in: Leases, Tenant, Negotiation, Real Estate, New Business Development, Commercial Office, Research, Landlord, Dispositions, Contract Negotiation, Budgets, Commercial Buildings, Corporate Real Estate, Disposition, Landlords, Property, Real Estate Transactions, Sellers
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