Do you have what it takes to become number-one in your business? Are you the kind of person your firm and investors turn to for critical advice? PERE spoke to more than a dozen headhunters to find out the key attributes and accomplishments typical of world class candidates. Check off the list to see if you have what it takes to be a real estate superstar.
-Have you personally sourced three deals that have led to or are projected to lead to an IRR of 17 percent or more?
-Do you have a track record of closing profitable deals even during previous downturns and recessionary cycles?
-Do you have billions of dollars of closed real estate transactions under your belt?
-Do you have a global network of contacts at the C-suite (CEO, CFO, COO) level?
-Have you worked in all property types and in all five major regions of the planet (Europe, Asia, South America, the United States, the Middle East/Dubai/Africa)?
-Do you have rock solid references from industry leading firms that executive search companies know, trust and respect?
-Do you have a reputation for helping struggling companies become market leaders just be lending your name to the brand?
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