Senior Real Estate Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200142139
Home Office: Yes
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your real estate knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple is looking for a Sr. Real Estate Manager who is experienced in all facets of acquisition, administration and disposition of leased/owned property. Skills to include commercial and R&D leasing, industrial/warehouse leasing, subleasing, sale–lease back, license agreements and land acquisition and disposition. Skilled in leading a team, planning, tracking, evaluating and reporting on the performance of assigned activities. Ability to work with a wide variety of corporate wide functions to assist in the development of short and long range real estate requirements. Skilled in negotiating multi-million dollar, complex real estate agreements. Experienced in overseeing tenant improvement projects or some familiarity with construction practices. This position is within Apple's Real Estate & Development team and will report to the Director of Global Real Estate. Position is located in Cupertino, CA.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10-15+ years of experience in commercial or corporate real estate with familiarity of construction practices.
  • Strong skill set in the following areas: team building and management, real estate negotiations, and written and verbal communications.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to travel internationally as needed.
  • International experience preferred.
  • Energetic and extremely flexible; motivated and able to work in an incredibly fast and fluid organization. Able to work independently and as part of a team.


Skilled in the leadership, management and coordination of domestic and international real estate property acquisition and disposal activities composed of multiple projects in various stages of planning, investigation, negotiation, execution through implementation. Prepare financial and sensitivity analysis for all transactions and projects. Develop business justification and recommendations for presentation to user groups and executive management team for approval. Ability to work with a wide variety of corporate wide functions to assist in the development of short and long range real estate requirements. Assist with the strategic planning for the acquisition and disposition of Apple owned facilities properties, including financial analysis, market information, offering terms and conditions, marketing materials, contract review, and negotiations. Review and update real estate best practices, forms and documents and enhancements to the real estate database that will improve the quality of real estate delivery. Develop benchmarking standards, and key metrics and update periodically. Partner with project and construction management for field projects and oversee conformance to lease requirements such as obtaining landlord consent, negotiating restoration requirements and collection of Tenant Improvement dollars. Coordinate and collaborate with facility maintenance program and services for field sites. Manage current real estate assets by taking a proactive approach by anticipating lease renewals and terminations and all critical dates, lowering and auditing operating expenses, managing subleases and collecting sublease rents, coordinating landlord approval of alterations, completing estoppel certificates, paying rents and property taxes on a timely basis, and assisting in property tax appeals. Maintain excellent relationships with internal customers, senior management, legal, tax, risk management, landlords, vendors, consultants, and outside brokers throughout the U.S.

Education & Experience

BA/BS degree from an accredited institution; MBA and/or JD preferred.

Additional Requirements