Real Estate Manager – Shelter Corporation (Clearwater)

Shelter Corporation of Cottage Grove, MN is seeking an energetic, full-time Real Estate Manager to oversee all community operations for one or more properties. Are you ready to take your property management career to the next level with a stable, growing company? Are you goal-oriented and passionate about expanding your skills? Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring others while providing fantastic customer service? If so, please read on!

Our Real Estate Manager earns a yearly salary based on qualifications and experience. Along with a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, generous paid time off, and a welcoming environment focused on team member well-being.


Headquartered in the Twin Cities and founded by Lynn Carlson Schell in 1993, Shelter Corporation is a real estate development company known to open doors for families, seniors, employees, and investors. Shelter Corporation is where they bring a strong partnership and provide a clean, attractive, well-managed, and well-located community.

We understand that in order to have a successful business and strong relationships with our partners, we must have those same strong relationships with our employees. We value and recognize their contributions and are building a great team culture. That’s why we offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package!



As an energetic Real Estate Manager, you ensure that all operations of the communities you manage are being met with exceptional customer service. This is an exciting job as each day you visit the communities you serve and interact with different people. You oversee all community activities and you get to spend a great deal of your time walking the premises of the community to ensure curb appeal, maintenance, care taking, and leasing term standards are being met. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills come into play as you interact with residents and collaborate with other staff. You monitor resident satisfaction in person or through follow-up calls to ensure a positive living experience.

With attention to detail, you ensure all budgeting guidelines are followed and prepare weekly and monthly reports including petty cash variance, leasing, renewal, financial, market, and payroll reports. You maintain expert knowledge of the property and community, and you market the properties in order to fill vacancies quickly and maximize retention rates.

Using your fantastic leadership skills, you build, inspire, and direct a team that works together toward goals. You are never bored! You take pride in providing well-managed living arrangements for the residents while maximizing the investment of the owners.


  • 4+ years of leadership experience and motivating teams to meet goals
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Proficient with technology, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Background in accounting, business, finance, or real estate
  • Experience managing communities of 100+ units for a professional real estate/property management company

Do you have strong experience in the multi-family housing industry? Do you present and conduct yourself professionally? Are you technically savvy? Do you have experience with Yardi Software? Are you knowledgeable in the area of Tax Credit? Do you have excellent organizational and multitasking skills?