The Laramar Group LLC

Community Manager - The Monarch

Job Locations US-IL-Des Plaines
Property Management/Real Estate
Regular Full-Time


Who is Laramar? Founded in 1989, Laramar has grown from a small real estate investment company to a distinguished national real estate investment and property management corporation with a multi-billion dollar portfolio. For nearly 30 years, Laramar has managed a wide range of properties from high-rise urban to small building to suburban garden-style.


Why should I work for Laramar? Laramar delivers an unparalleled level of service to the real estate industry and our success is attributed to our people. We have a well-trained team of real estate professionals who love their work and honor their commitment to our clients and our residents. If you are seeking a position where your enthusiasm, passion, and creativity are welcome, join the Laramar team!


Are there perks? Yes! Laramar offers excellent medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, Company paid life insurance along with paid short and long-term disability insurance, 7 paid Federal holidays, a generous paid time off program, and a 401k with Company match.


The Community Manager is management level position and is responsible for managing assigned community in accordance with Company policies and through instructions from Regional Manager.


Supervises: Assistant Managers, Leasing Consultants, Maintenance Supervisor and Assistants, Housekeepers, Porters, Painters and Courtesy Officers.                   


  • Always maintain high quality customer service.
  • Oversee and directly manage operations to ensure property occupancy and revenue are maximized.
  • Follow budget constraints while ensuring property quality is as high as possible.
  • Document up to date financial goals, expenditures, owners reports, and income accurately. 
  • Oversee leasing process for properties by reviewing, approving, and managing prospective applications, pricing, and renewals.
  • Oversee highly skilled staff through hiring, training, and performance management.
  • Maintain high quality resident relations by working with owners to ensure high retention rates, successful owner functions, address complaints and concerns in a timely manner, and adherence to company policy, state, and local laws.
  • Demonstrate a safe, clean, and productive work environment while also ensuring staff follow the same standards.


  • At least two years’ experience in residential property management or related field is required.
  • Additional managerial experience is required.
  • High level of professional communication, customer service, organizational, administrative, and time management skills.
  • Must have medium to high level of knowledge and comfort with MS operating systems such as: Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to learn, adapt to, and excel at company software and potential changes.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent certification.
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English and perform basic to moderate levels of mathematic functions.
  • College degree in related field is preferred. 



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