Real Estate Relationship Manager @ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Real Estate Asset Manager @ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Cleveland State University
Mr. Gronowski has over 15 years of experience in the commercial and corporate real estate industry, and in that time has developed a skill set that is unmatched by his peers. Jim's experiences have allowed him to "see the deal" from multiple perspectives - landlord, tenant, broker, and end user. It is because of this wide range
Mr. Gronowski has over 15 years of experience in the commercial and corporate real estate industry, and in that time has developed a skill set that is unmatched by his peers. Jim's experiences have allowed him to "see the deal" from multiple perspectives - landlord, tenant, broker, and end user. It is because of this wide range of experience that he has an intimate knowledge of the many facets of real estate including project management, financial analysis, contract interpretation and negotiation, market research and analysis, commercial brokerage, property redevelopment, and corporate asset management and process development. Above and beyond Jim's tactical expertise surrounding real estate transactions, his experience with large organizations provides him the unique perspective of understanding the strategic nature of how these organizations operate and the factors that drive their real estate decisions.
Educated in real estate, Jim holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance with a minor in Economics, and has successfully completed other relevant coursework including CCIM courses. In addition, he holds a real estate license in the State of Ohio, as well as a notary public license. He is an active member of CoreNet Global's Ohio/Kentucky chapter, including their Young Leaders Group. Jim's unyielding desire for self development has led him to graduate school, where he is currently attending Baldwin-Wallace University as an MBA candidate.
In addition to Jim's professional endeavors, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his three young children. In his spare time, he enjoys training for and participating in triathlons and other multi-sport outdoor activities.
Project Manager, Real Estate @ Trusted real estate advisor for one of the world's premier healthcare organizations. Strategic and tactical expert in a wide variety of real estate matters. Have successfully concluded over $10M in real estate transactions within first 12 months with the organization. From April 2012 to Present (3 years 9 months) Real Estate Relationship Manager @ Promoted to liaison between third party provider and Goodyear Dealer Business Unit. Managed Canadian portfolio consisting of 30+ locations.Successfully managed the sale of over $10MM in real estate assets. Experienced with the entire corporate real estate process from both transaction management and lease administration perspectives. Acted as Project Manager for the successful lease termination of a 26-location portfolio. Successful partner to both external and internal clients and contacts including Business Units, Legal, Environmental, Facilities, etc. Supervise and manage third party providers, including external broker network. Supported head of Real Estate Department in numerous special projects. Responsible for the lease renewal option process for geographic territory of 400+ locations. Negotiated new leases, acquisitions/dispositions, relocations, terminations/dispositions. Assisted in the rewriting of the Real Estate Process Manuals. From December 2011 to April 2012 (5 months) Real Estate Asset Manager @ Responsible for managing the corporation's real property assets while minimizing risk. Assigned to the management of the Canadian real estate portfolio, as well as the HQ specialist in support of several transaction managers handling approx 450 locations. Successfully handled a multi-location disposition project acting as project manager. Assisted in the redevelopment of department processes, other significant projects as requested. From August 2007 to December 2011 (4 years 5 months) Director of Leasing @ Solely responsible for the leasing function of nearly 2 million square feet of commercial property located on the near east side of downtown Cleveland. Property included industrial/warehouse, light manufacturing, neighborhood retail, and office space. Major project is the redevelopment of a nearly 100-year old property, the former Tyler Elevator complex at East 36th & Superior, into a 1.1 million square foot mixed-use redevelopment project. From June 2004 to July 2007 (3 years 2 months) Senior Associate @ Began real estate career with a part-time internship in the Research department while attending college. Prior to graduation, was promoted to Associate, then later to Senior Associate, in the Industrial Services Group, focusing on sales and leasing of industrial property throughout the Greater Cleveland market. Successfully represented both buyer/tenant and seller/landlord in a variety of transactions.Promoted three times during tenure, starting in property Research department. Represented owners in the sale or lease of industrial properties. Represented consumers of commercial real estate in the purchase or lease of property. Developed/coordinated marketing campaigns and listing presentations. Assisted owners in real estate tax valuations and tax appeals. From September 1998 to June 2004 (5 years 10 months)
Master of Business Administration (MBA), 4.0 cumulative GPA @ Baldwin-Wallace College From 2013 to 2017 BBA, Finance, Economics @ Cleveland State University From 1995 to 2000 MIDPARK HIGH From 1992 to 1995 James Gronowski is skilled in: Valuation, Contract Negotiation, Corporate Real Estate, Dispositions, Real Estate, Portfolio Management, Disposition, Lease Administration, Property Management, Investment Properties, Leases, Due Diligence, Real Estate Transactions, Asset Management, Commercial Real Estate
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