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Presidio Bay Ventures is currently hiring for the following positions. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about our industry and would like to be an integral part of a young, dynamic and creative team. Presidio Bay Ventures offers competitive compensation packages with health benefits and flexible vacation policies. Qualified and interested candidates are invited to email their resumes and expressions of interest to careers@presidiobay.com with the candidate’s full name and desired job title in the subject header.

Acquisitions & Development Associate

PBV is seeking to hire an Acquisitions & Development Associate who will gain a broad exposure to all facets of real estate development, with responsibilities and opportunities that far exceed industry standards for this position. The successful candidate will have unparalleled opportunities for career growth within the real estate industry and will benefit from direct mentorship under the guidance of PBV’s founding members. Immediate project exposure consists of the following:

  • 750+ units of multifamily and condominium development breaking ground in Q3 2020 – Q1 2021
  • 500,000sf of Class A office and laboratory / life science space under entitlements and construction
  • Establishment of a $250MM+ high-yield fund with a national presence

This role provides an opportunity for an individual to join an established Bay Area firm with a rapidly growing national presence. In addition to the specific responsibilities described below, the daily exposure to all aspects of PBV’s operations will provide the successful candidate with mentorship opportunities from senior leadership and various members of the team with expertise indesign, construction, entitlements, project management, business development, marketing, finance, and investor relations, to enable professional development.

PBV is seeking a candidate with an undergraduate degree in a related field (Business, Economics, Finance, or Real Estate), 1-3 years of work experience in commercial real estate development, capital markets or brokerage, and a demonstrable interest in real estate acquisitions, financing, or asset management. Successful candidates will be able to display leadership, strong interpersonal skills, refined written and communication skills, clear attention to detail, ability to multitask and respond quickly to unfamiliar situations, demonstrable problem-solving abilities, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities as the role grows with the company. PBV is looking to hire the successful candidate by Summer 2020.

Design & Construction Project Manager

PBV is seeking to hire a Project Manager who will be responsible for assisting the Design and Construction team with the successful delivery of a variety of construction projects within PBV’s real estate portfolio, including design development, permitting, preconstruction, and construction. This role will additionally be involved with discussions related to design and cost considerations for prospective investments, stay conversant on new design & construction trends – including, sustainability and innovative workplace practices, and expand our relationships within the Bay Area's design & construction community.

This role provides an opportunity for an individual to join a firm established in the Bay Area with a rapidly growing national presence. In addition to the specific responsibilities described below, the daily exposure to all aspects of PBV’s operations will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to shift from an architecture or general contracting focus to the principal-developer side of the business.

This role provides exposure to the following projects in PBV’s pipeline:

  • 750+ units of multifamily and condominium development breaking ground in Q3 2020 – Q1 2021
  • 500,000sf of Class A office and laboratory/life science space under entitlements and construction

PBV is seeking a candidate with an undergraduate degree in a related field (Management), with 3+ years of ground-up and/or renovation work experience in multifamily and/or commercial projects (experience with GSA and industrial asset classes are a bonus). The position is based at our headquarters in San Francisco, but you will be expected to travel to different project sites in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego and from time to time, other continental states in the U.S. as determined by our institutional tenants’ operational needs. Successful candidates will be able to display strong leadership, organization, analytical ability, strong interpersonal skills, written and communication skills, clear attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities. PBV is looking to hire the successful candidate by Summer 2020.

Presidio Bay Diversity Internship

Presidio Bay has launched the PBV Diversity Internship Program giving entrepreneurial high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in the real estate, design & construction industry an opportunity to join the Presidio Bay team for three months. The internship will be paid and will be a rotational program that provides in-depth exposure to all aspects of real estate development. The successful candidate will gain direct experience from Presidio Bay's seasoned team of professionals across a variety of disciplines including architecture, engineering, construction management, finance, sales and marketing, and property management. The internship will be designed to educate students on different career paths and Presidio Bay will continue to provide ongoing mentorship, networking opportunities and career development guidance to graduates of the internship program. Priority will be given to deserving students who are African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic or those who identify with other minority groups.

Presidio Bay Ventures is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Presidio Bay Ventures does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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K. Cyrus Sanandaji

Managing Director
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cyrus@presidiobay.com

Cyrus is the Managing Director of Presidio Bay and is actively involved in all aspects of Presidio's operations. He is specifically responsible for strategic objectives and business development, including the sourcing and execution of new investment and development opportunities.

Prior to founding Presidio Bay, Cyrus served as a Global Project Manager and Contracting Officer in the Real Estate Acquisition Division of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) where he sourced, negotiated and executed more than $400 million in real estate lease transactions for the development of mission-critical facilities for the U.S. Government. He reported to the FBI Program Director to execute politically-sensitive acquisitions and pilot programs in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada (Region 9). 

Cyrus earned a Master’s Degree from St. Antony's College at the University of Oxford and a B.A. in International Relations with Highest Honors from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). His professional designations include LEED-AP (BD+C), CCIM and PMP.

Kabir Seth

Development and Operations
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kabir@presidiobay.com

Kabir is actively involved in all company operations and specifically focuses on new business development, financial underwriting, entitlements, community outreach, asset management, project accounting and investor relations.

Prior to joining Presidio Bay, Kabir was a member of the Structured Finance team at SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), the largest installer of distributed solar generation assets in the United States. At SolarCity, Mr. Seth structured more than $300 million in asset backed debt, including the first publicly rated securitization of solar asset receivables. In addition, he worked closely with the executive team to develop and execute SolarCity's corporate financial strategy, structure tax advantaged equity investments in solar, and implement cross-functional organizational improvements throughout the company.

Kabir began his career at GCA Savvian, a leading technology investment bank based in San Francisco. While at GCAS, Mr. Seth focused primarily on capital markets and helped advise several growth-stage internet, consumer and digital media companies on Series B+ venture and strategic partner financings.

Kabir earned Bachelor's Degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Scott Thompson

General Counsel
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scott@presidiobay.com

Scott currently serves as General Counsel to Presidio Bay and manages all transactional matters including acquisition, development, joint venture agreements, private placements, LLC operating agreements, entitlements, construction financing, architect agreements, construction contracts, leasing, take-out financing and sale transactions.

He served as General Counsel and member of Senior Management Team of National Golf Properties, a public real estate investment trust, as Senior Legal Officer in charge of all corporate and securities matters including the company’s IPO ($200 million), secured and unsecured financings and working capital facilities ($450 million) and private placement financings ($150 million); and handled all transactional matters including the acquisition and leasing of more than 110 properties in 25 states and the UK. Special Advisor to the Independent Committee of the Board of Directors on all corporate, M&A, finance, lease restructurings, disposition and corporate governance matters. Over the last 10 years, closed over 200 real estate transactions and over $400 million in debt and private equity financing transactions.

Scott is Principal in the ownership of Griffin Club Los Angeles (formerly, “Beverly Hills Country Club”) and graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and member of the State Bar of California since 1985.

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Amanda Tsang

Media Relations
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amanda@presidiobay.com

Amanda Tsang is a media relations specialist for Coast Public Relations, agency of record for Presidio Bay. In her role as account lead, Amanda guides strategic communications activities for Presidio Bay and its properties including media relations, strategic planning and writing. Over the course of her career, Amanda has successfully conducted numerous projects and public relations campaigns for brands such as Aconex, YouTube, Progressive Insurance, Sprint, eHarmony, and California Pizza Kitchen. Amanda holds a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations, from California State University, Fullerton.

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