ROBERT T. FOSTER 252 N. Walnut Street * Bath, PA 18014 * H: 484.281.3080 * C: 570.242.5631 * rffc [email protected]
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL Experienced in managing multiple Class A commercial properties. Responsible for all aspects of the properties including in-house staff of up to 35, operating a nd capital budgets, performance of properties and customer driven quality servic e. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: SAMSON MANAGEMENT, LLC. 2002-Nov. 2009 110 Fifth Avenue, 24 West 40th, 45 & 145 West 45th Street, NY, NY 300 Harmon/Secaucus NJ, 300 Westage/Fishkill NY, 370 Rt. 17 North, Paramus NJ, Chicago ILL. Commercial Property/Construction Manager Responsible for construction management of over 200k square feet of new commerc ial office and pre-built space. In addition to overseeing capital improvements i.e. elevator modernization, Class E Fire Systems, chiller replacement etc. Work closely with architect, mechanical engineers and tenants in design of offi ce space and stay with-in the owneras budget parameters. Preparation of operating budgets, manage the day to day operations of the prope rties. Responsible for code compliance i.e. permitting, sign-offs and governmental com pliance. Prepare budgets, RFPas for new construction, select contractors and prepare con tracts for approval. Oversee the property management of over 800k square feet of commercial office, professional and retail space. Work closely with leasing brokers, legal, prepare term sheets and negotiate lea se terms both business and operating terms. MACKLOWE MANAGEMENT CO., INC. 540 Madison Ave., 16/18 & 20 East 53rd Street Property Manager 1998-2002
Responsible for performance of properties from both an economic and quality of services perspective. Implemented tenant relations program. Involved with new construction e.g. tenant build-outs, pre-built space, fa*ade restoration, and elevator modernization. Reviewed and approved tenant requisitions for tenant improvement reimbursement, reviewed AIA documents, partial & final lien waivers and all governmental signoffs. Prepared TI document for final processing and payment. Provide monthly reporting on building violations, TI reimbursement, building st atus report, property inspections and rent collections. Responsible for overseeing multiple properties from day to day building operati ons, prepare operating budgets, tenant relations. GRUBB & ELLIS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. 993-1998 509, 535 & 545 Fifth Avenue Property Manager 1
Implemented new procedures for newly acquired properties i.e.; tenant relations program, monthly staff meetings and provide customer driven quality service. Work closely with construction management team on tenant improvements over 100K sq. ft.
Handled code compliance issues as they pertain to construction and governmental requirements Pinpointed deficiencies in the mechanical systems of the property and implement ed improvements. Installed new condenser water loops, which increased the capacity of the coolin g, towers and provide optional year round cooling, resulting in increased revenu es for the owner. Revamped existing budgeting practices. Created new chart of accounts, which tr acked expenses more precisely and streamlined the budget.
ROBERT T. FOSTER PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE: SWISS BANK CORPORATION-VP Facilities Manager Responsible for all property and facility related processes for 1.2 million sq. Ft of property, Swiss Bank Tower, 4 World Trade Center, 222 Broadway and 608 5t h Avenue. Supported and assisted development teams during the construction of Swiss Bank Tower and 222 Broadway. Proven ability to effectively manage both income and expense budgets totaling m ore than $35m. Reduced operating budget by analyzing current operating procedures and contract review. Coordinated the efforts of RE brokers - preparing lease parameters, marketing s trategies, tenant retention. Consulted on operating and business aspects of tenant leases with legal departm ent. Negotiated lease terms with prospective tenants i.e.; rent psf, work letter, es calators, services, etc. FIRST BOSTON CORPORATION Building Manager 222 Broadway CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD INC. Building Manager 100 Park Avenue Building Manager One United Nations Plaza Chief Engineer One United Nations Plaza LICENSES: a NYC Refrigeration Machine Operator a Technical Trade Schools COMPUTER SKILLS: a BJ Murray & MRI Accounting Software, MS Word 2007, Microsoft Excel and Power P oint 7.0 EDUCATION: a Related NYU Designation Courses - RPA/BOMA a New York Real Estate Institute REFRENCES UPON REQUEST: