Owners Rep.

Name : Bill Ritterling
Industry Type : Real Estate Developers
City & State : Farmersville,TX
Job Title Owners Rep.
Relocation Preferences : open
Objective : I have played a key roll real estate facility development, civil and infrastructure land development, heavy construction project management, maintenance, engineering services, rent roll, tenant relations and coordination, local and national level leasing activities for national and international recognized clients and developers.

Currently I am seeking a position with a company that can benefit from my 25 + years of progressively responsible management experience in the above areas. My experience is diverse and includes:
Resume :  
As owner and/or developers representative, I have played a key roll in real estate facility and retail development, design, entitlement, civil, infrastructure land development, heavy construction management, maintenance, engineering services, rent roll, tenant relations and coordination, property management and local and national level leasing activities for national and international recognized clients and developers.

Responsible for development portfolio budgets totaling 300 million and up to 19 simultaneous construction sites throughout the United States including shopping centers, mixed-use venues, theaters, big box retail and office buildings
Multiple large and small scale site retail development including mixed use and entertainment venues, warehouse and distribution centers, owners representative for construction project management and acting as general contractor for developer
Strong multidiscipline engineering background, tenant coordination, architectural & engineering coordination and plan review, tenant design manuals and use of Auto-Cad drawing tools and project management software
Highly skilled project management and hands on ground up construction on West Coast including areas with seismic issues, poor bearing soil conditions, expansive clay soils, and working with difficult municipalities, land owners, neighborhood groups, with complicated development plans
Active in International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) meetings and conventions keeping current on all new retail trends, emerging retailers and shopping center design

2007 to Present Ritterling Development Inc. - Melissa, Texas
Positions Held 2007 to present
Principal and Owners Representative
Third party property management for retail and commercial properties
Provide development project budget estimates for client along with oversight, review of Real Estate documents, and REA covenants and meeting with local municipalities, private utility providers and building officials construction budgeting, hazardous material surveys and abatement services
Building code, zoning and entitlement services, provide client with third party property appraisals, assist in property tax abatement services
Interface with local real estate brokers and agents to promote sale of client properties
Lease administration, conflict resolution, collections, tenant representation, property budgets
Tenant finish outs, build to suite, property maintenance and improvements

2006 to 2007 Home Depot/ HD Supply - Orange, California
Positions Held 2006 to 2007
Field Construction Project Manager, West Coast for Owner/developer
Develop construction specifications, bid packages, building code research and entitlements for green field construction and building renovations including building seismic upgrades and reconfiguration, asbestos and hazardous material remediation for redevelopment
Manage daily multi site, real estate and construction activities as owners representative for owner/developer
Monitor, schedule and provide client and team members project data using Expesite (project management software)
Facilitate pre-construction evaluation of potential projects in coordination with Real Estate Manager, site selection team and legal council

William Ritterling
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Provide predevelopment project budget estimates for Real Estate Manager and client along with oversight of Due Diligence activities, review of Real Estate documents and meeting with local municipalities, developers, private utility providers and building officials
Development, construction and renovation of large scale retail warehouse facilities, and distribution centers through out West Coast for Home Depot Supply
Provide client with weekly project status updates regarding all development and construction activities

1997 to 2006 American Mall Properties LLC & Ritterling Development Inc. - Sherman Oaks, California
Positions Held 1997 to 2006
Operations Manager and Owners Representative
Land development and earth work, including underground electrical, storm water control, sanitary sewer and lift stations, water, medium pressure gas service, fire service, foundations, erosion control, roadways, parking lots, lighting, structural retaining walls, flood control, water wells, and central utility plants
Retail lease negotiation with national credit tenants, local tenants, collections and tenant relations
Analyze Life Safety codes and Uniform Building Codes, upgrade center to most current acceptable code
Third Party construction draw verification for lenders and due diligence reports for lenders and owners
Rent roll, accounting and financial management oversight
General contractor, for 30+ million dollar mall renovations, Tenant finish out and deferred maintenance issues at Southwest Center Mall - Dallas, Texas, Santa Maria Town Center - Santa Maria CA and Sunnyvale Town Center Sunnyvale CA
Develop construction specifications, bid packages, building code research for building renovations and building seismic upgrades and reconfiguration, asbestos and hazardous material remediation for redevelopment
Oversee all construction, redevelopment and daily operations of owners portfolio
REO Development, management, engineering and construction consultant and owners representative for Southwest Center Mall, Dallas Texas , Santa Maria Town Center, Santa Maria , California, Sunnyvale Town Center, Sunnyvale, California, and many others for owners, Lehman Brothers, TriMont REA and Rockwood Capital Group
Consultant for Chinese developers in new mixed-use projects in Xiamen, Sonjong, Shanghai, and many areas of central China, represent US based small developers entering China markets

1977 TO 1997 Edward J. DeBartolo Corp. Youngstown, Ohio
Positions Held 1977 to 1997
Regional Facilities Manager, Midwest, & Western States Regions, for Owner/Developer
Managed all building, physical site and heavy construction activities for over 30 regional shopping centers, Maxims De Paris all Suites Hotels and several multi story office buildings
Represent owner/developers plan review process, tenant coordination and construction of inline tenant, anchor stores, and related site work for developers portfolio
Hire, train, and motivate mall management, construction and third party personnel
Prepare operational, management, revenue and construction budgets and control all expenditures
Implement ten year strategic physical site re-development plan; including retail mix, central plant conversions, site renovations, both architectural and engineering studies, roof replacement and future anchor store development
Construction and operations liaison for general contractors, tenant contractors, engineers, architects, urban planners and interfacing with local, state, and federal officials
Directed and specified building renovations, re-roofing systems, mechanical systems, paving and utility site work, tenant build out, and start up of all building systems.
Managed and directed disaster control and reconstruction efforts nationwide

William Ritterling
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Professional Affiliations
International Council of Shopping Centers
The Association of Energy Engineers
The Association for Facilities Engineering
Construction Specification Institute
Project Management Institute

Military Service
US Navy

References available upon request

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