Director, Real Estate Leasing

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

Administrative Services and Facilities comprises several groups supporting corporate office operations for First Republic, including Facilities, Mail Room, Reception, and Architectural Design & Development. Our people serve our colleagues’ in-office needs in multiple regions throughout the United States.


The Director, Real Estate Leasing, working closely with the Senior Vice President, Real Estate, has responsibilities within all leasing activities including site selection, lease negotiation, lease renewals and subleasing activities as well as lease administration. S/he will drive strategic market assessment, site planning, and deal strategy; and will establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  


What you’ll do as Director of Real Estate Leasing:

  • Work alongside SVP, Real Estate to oversee and execute the leasing activities of the Bank.
  • Identify and assess potential locations for retail and office space.
  • Negotiate on behalf of the Bank for letters of intent and leases on all spaces.
  • Develop and maintain cohesive communication and excellent working relationships with external partners including real estate brokers, developers, owners, landlords, attorneys, architects, and local government officials (i.e. city planning commissioners, city planners, etc.).
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, including members of the executive team.
  • Collaborate closely with the internal Construction Project Management team to ensure the smooth flow of communication between landlords and the Bank for all projects.
  • Ensure the coordination and maintenance of all legal documents needed to lease or sublease properties.
  • Collaborate with other internal departments and teams to support leasing activities, including Deposit Management, Deposit Services, ATM, Marketing, Legal, Finance, Accounting, Lease Administration, Construction Project Management, Architectural Design & Development, and Facilities teams.
  • Leverage internal business analysts to project real estate requirements for all regions of the Bank.
  • Prepare regular reports for management, updating progress on all projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.
  • Must be able to travel as position requires.
  • May be required to lift 25-50 lbs.
  • Must be flexible on work schedule. Working on weekends will be required from time to time.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.

First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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