Acquisition Agent

Southern California


Vice President Project Delivery So Cal


The acquisition agent represents the client and is the primary point of contact for property owner negotiations.  


  • Acts as primary point of contact for the property owner.
  • Prepares all First Written Offer (FWO) documents (as approved by client) including purchase agreement, deeds, escrow instructions, and summary statements.
  • Prepares correspondence and communications with property owners.
  • Maintains thorough diary of events/contacts with property owners.
  • Clears title issues addressed in escrow instructions, including securing necessary documents from property owner.
  • Participates in project team meetings to provide status updates, as scheduled.
  • Works with Project Coordinator to request payments to owner for appraisal reimbursement and/or close escrow.
  • Works with Project Coordinator and project manager to close files
  • Works with Project Manager to resolve property owner issues during acquisition and project construction.
  • Coordinates efforts with Relocation Agent to ensure property owner is informed.
  • Keeps Project Manager informed regarding counter-offers and/or issues developing with property owners (before, during or after construction).
  • Prepares administrative settlements for review by Project Manager and/or request for appraisal revision, as necessary.
  • Prepare Summary of Contacts, in the event of impasse, and Resolution of Necessity if required
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be proficient in basic computer use (Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access and SharePoint).
  • Flexible and adaptable to a fluid, changing, fast-paced, and dynamic environment.
  • Performs well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent follow-through.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while communicating with difficult situations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university


  • 1-5 years of experience acquiring properties for public agencies with State and/or Federal oversight required.


  • Current State of California license as a Real Estate Broker or Real Estate Salesperson required. Real Estate Salespeople must register their license under BRI’s Corporate Broker.


  • Ability to sit, stand or walk for 6-8hrs per day.
  • Ability move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly.
  • Ability to type and operate a computer consistently throughout the workday.
  • Ability to use headphones and earpiece on a regular basis.
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to frequently bend to file and maintain files.
  • Ability to occasionally lift 5-10 pounds.
  • Ability to travel through Northern/Southern California.

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