New York, NY

Director, HR&A Advisors

The Organization

HR&A Advisors is a leading real estate and economic development consulting firm. We provide strategic advisory services for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors to solve some of the most complex challenges of urban development across the nation. Our projects range in scale from single assets to full districts and in focus from urban planning through transaction support services. We care about improving the quality of the urban environment and urban life, and are increasingly focused on advancing public-private development projects that harness the transformative power of inclusivity, infrastructure, and technological innovation to improve economic, environmental, and social outcomes.

Our team includes former public servants, real estate developers, urban planners, city officials, community advocates and economists. We are unique in our ability to create value by integrating multiple disciplines for our clients, often leading multidisciplinary teams of architects, engineers, lawyers, community organizers, and other specialists.

Position Overview

We are seeking Director candidates to manage projects in our real estate advisory practice. Successful candidates will have relevant project management-level experience in real estate, economic development, and related consulting fields; must demonstrate strong analytic and critical thinking skills to serve our clients, both in terms of private investment objectives and public policy goals; and should possess a passion for intelligent urban development and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing cities.

Day-to-day tasks will include managing internal and external teams to complete complex real estate and economic assignments including market research and analysis, financial feasibility analysis, master plan development, economic and fiscal impact studies, public-private partnership structure and strategy, and development of critical path timelines to support project implementation. A Director will manage the team’s production of client deliverables, including memos, reports, and PowerPoint presentations, support or lead client communication and presentations, and support the firm’s business development efforts aligned with the real estate practice. The successful candidate will bring a strong foundation in the fundamentals of real estate economics and public-private real estate development, and an understanding of the role of real estate in shaping cities and the role of public policy in guiding that process.

How To Apply

HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) on HR&A’s website at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at Please do not call regarding this position.

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