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Careers at NewMark Merrill Companies


NewMark Merrill Companies, Inc. creates an environment for talented, innovative team members to excel in their area of retail real estate expertise. All our divisions including accounting, acquisitions, leasing or marketing have an active voice in fostering ideas that benefit our centers, our communities and our tenants.

Recently named the 2nd fastest growing company in the San Fernando Valley, the 5th fastest growing private company in Los Angeles and one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 companies, NewMark Merrill is an established and reputable retail real estate firm. Our Chief Executive Officer, Sandy Sigal, was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016, and has been the Real Estate Network Chair for YPO, the largest International Organization of CEO’s in the World.

It’s not just about the rankings. With 80 community shopping centers encompassing 10 million square feet of retail experiences throughout California, Colorado and Illinois, NewMark Merrill is a partner with the customers, communities and tenants we serve. By integrating our technology and retail assets, we can make data driven decisions about the leasing, shopping patterns and customer traffic that drives sales for our tenants and profitability at our centers. We build a bridge from bricks to clicks.

Beyond the statistics, our centers are designed and operated to create meaningful retail experiences. Through targeted leasing we create a tenant mix for each center that caters to its customers, enhances the community and adds value to the neighborhood. We support our neighborhoods through events, community outreach, and being exemplary corporate citizens. NewMark Merrill takes its commitment to supporting surrounding the communities seriously. Our efforts include adopting local charities and helping them raise funds for their causes. We provide them with space to hold events and fundraisers. We provide many opportunities for our team members to participate in activities that support our communities.

The mission of NewMark Merrill Companies is to connect with our customers through community leadership and support, to create authentic environments in which our tenants have an unsurpassed opportunity to achieve the American dream, and to proudly share passion and knowledge with our team members, to inspire opportunity through creativity and imagination.

If you are interested in a career at NewMark Merrill, we encourage you to send your resume to Lisa Polis, Director of People Operations – [email protected]

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Career Opportunities

Vice President, Marketing and Technology

The Vice President of Marketing and Technology is responsible for overseeing the implementation, analysis and evolution of both marketing and technology at NewMark Merrill Companies. This will include everything from social outreach through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social/digital networks, to ensuring the deployment of mobile and internet tools to track and measure the effectiveness of our marketing efforts, to helping the marketing team members understand and become proficient in the use of marketing technology related initiatives. In addition, this includes the implementation and execution of both shopping center marketing aimed at assisting our tenants in maximizing their exposure to the communities our centers are in, as well as oversight of our corporate marketing plans, budgets and overall marketing department duties.


Acquisitions & Development Director

As Development Director for the San Diego Division, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day oversight of our retail development activity in the primary market areas of San Diego County, South Orange County and South Riverside County. NewMark Merrill opportunistically seeks large and small-scale ground-up developments, single tenant pad developments, and existing retail center acquisitions that are logical for redevelopment and repositioning. You will ensure that these opportunities are integrated into the portfolio’s operations and that projects will meet the company’s plans, goals and objectives.


Property Manager

At NewMark Merrill Companies our Property Managers have the role of being the head of operations for the centers they oversee.  This includes oversight of the physical parts of the center, but just as importantly, you are responsible for getting to know the tenants, identifying what makes the successful tenants successful, and what we can do to assist the less successful.  We want you to know the community leaders, engage with our shoppers, and work with marketing, technology, accounting and leasing to make sure we always deliver an environment that we are proud of.

Our Property Managers spend no time on rent collection, and less time on accounting, but much more time in understanding what makes our neighborhoods work and helping to ensure our centers hold a special place in our customers’ hearts.


Accounts Receivable / Billing Administrator

The Accounts Receivable / Billing Administrator will work closely with our Property Accountants to ensure all tenant charges are properly processed before rent statements are generated. They will also work closely with our Collection Accountants to ensure that all entered payments are correctly applied.


Property Accountant

We are seeking an experienced Accountant to oversee all day-to-day financial responsibilities for a designated commercial real estate portfolio of approximately 8-10 properties.


Construction Project Accountant

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the accounting, tracking and reporting of all construction related projects. These responsibilities include assisting with the budgeting process, recording contracts, recording and tracking change orders, explaining variances and assisting accounts payable to pay construction draws and individual and recording payments to track against budget and forecast. Interact with lenders regarding construction draws as appropriate. This position works closely with our VP of Construction and Development to ensure the timely and accurate payment of invoices and tracking of job costs.


Construction Project Manager

At NewMark Merrill Companies our Construction Project Managers manage and execute the due diligence, entitlement, design, permitting, bidding, construction and turn-over process for our shopping center ground-up and remodel developments. The goal of this position is to deliver the developments on time and on budget while meeting or exceeding the expectations of our company and our tenants.