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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/14/22

Applications Due01/14/23

Vacancy ID116693

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleSr. Director, Real Estate Development and Planning

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $85000 to $95000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12245

Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant area required. Master of Public Administration or equivalent preferred.

Experience: 5+ five years’ experience in economic development, community engagement, government relations, coalition building and/or political campaigns.

Knowledge/skills: Ability to successfully multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated record of working directly with local governments, elected officials and/or community-based organizations. Effective written and oral communication skills a must.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Empire State Development seeks an individual to join the Real Estate Development and Planning team. The position reports to the Vice President and Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development and Planning and will focus on community engagement, grant program development and implementation, and real estate asset transactions, primarily in upstate New York.

The candidate will also play a leading role in collaborating with other relevant state agencies, including OMH, DOCCS, OGS, DEC, Parks, and others while implementing redevelopment strategies for surplus properties and structuring real estate transactions.

• Develop and facilitate community and stakeholder engagement strategies within communities with surplus properties that have been identified as redevelopment priorities.
• Assist with the development and implementation of new grant programs focused on incentivizing redevelopment of surplus properties and local government assistance.
• Assist with prioritizing, writing, and marketing Requests for Proposal (RFPs) for surplus properties.
• Structure and negotiate real estate transactions, working with staff from relevant state agencies.
• Prepare project briefings and talking points for senior management and NYS Executive Chamber.
• Work alongside relevant ESD Regional Office staff to identify other funding sources for redevelopment projects.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

(Applicants will be considered for this position for the Syracuse, Rochester or Buffalo offices as well.)

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Maria Gately, SHRM-CP - Senior Human Resources Manager

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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