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UPMC Lease Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Maintain a portfolio of real estate leases as assigned. Draft leases using standard forms, edit lease forms provided by landlords, abstract and record final leases using MRI real estate database system, initiate leasing paper flow, and monitors throughout the life of the lease. Interact with Physicians, Administrators, Managers, Attorneys and Landlords on a regular basis. Some travel to UPMC Hospital locations is required.


  • Prepare weekly update reports for all customers. Meet with hospital and business unit managers to present lease activity, discuss upcoming renewals and new physician acquisitions as related to space.

  • Draft and edit leases, lease amendments, and other documents using standard forms.

  • Enter lease abstract and final information into the real estate database.

  • Review proposed leases for negative and affirmative language.

  • Prepare and distribute reports, basic spreadsheets, memorandums and lease documents.

  • Utilize queries to extract information from the real estate database.

  • Assist with the tenant improvement process by participating in meetings with landlord, user group and architect to match tenant needs with space and prepare a draft layout. Observes the lease negotiation process. Attends weekly construction meetings during project. Obtains reimbursement from landlord as required and commence rent payments/reimbursement for construction to/from landlord.

  • Maintain current, efficient, and accurate filing systems for easy retrieval and tracking of lease documents.

  • Prepare lease abstract narratives from lease agreement documents.

  • Assist with the new site selection process by participating in broker selection process and site tours with physicians, administrators and landlords. Observes the site comparison process, evaluation of layouts, construction requirements and costs, determination of fair market value of space, and the negotiation of lease rates, terms and letters of intent.

  • Assist with the physician real estate acquisitions by participating in site tours, evaluation of existing leases, draft assignments, evaluation of fair market value and lease negotiation.


  • Associate's degree in a business related field and 4 years of relevant real estate experience OR

  • Bachelor's degree in a business related field and 2 years of relevant real estate experience.

  • Solid understanding of lease terminology and the ability to read and interpret legal documents.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) and PeopleSoft human resources system.

  • Strong financial and analytical skills.

  • Ability to understand and interpret data.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask, work successfully under pressure and effectively manage time and workload.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, effectively respond to changing circumstances, and escalate work issues appropriately.

  • Job requires travel.

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran REQNUMBER: 407976237