Essex Property Trust

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30+ days ago

HRIS Analyst

Essex Property Trust Palo Alto, CA

Oversees the day-to-day functions of HRIS Develop, maintain and support reporting needs of HR and other departments; assist in the development of… Essex Property Trust

30+ days ago

SFO - Maintenance Technician

BRE Properties San Jose, CA +5 locations

Responsible for completion of general maintenance tasks, including; service requests, turnover functions and curb appeal Troubleshoot and repair most… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

SFO - Leasing Specialist

BRE Properties San Jose, CA +7 locations

Responsible for all leasing efforts Implement marketing programs of the property, including: successful leasing of apartments, qualifying potential… Glassdoor

18 days ago

SFO - Community Manager

BRE Properties San Jose, CA

Manage all operations of the Essex community Supervise, train and motivate staff Monitor and direct leasing activity, all on-site marketing, and… Glassdoor

23 days ago

SFO - Sr Maintenance Supervisor

BRE Properties San Jose, CA

Handle all aspects of maintenance for one or more communities and/or 500 units Supervise maintenance associates providing training, motivation, and… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

SFO - Porter

BRE Properties Milpitas, CA +2 locations

Maintain overall cleanliness and physical appearance of the property and unit appeal Minor landscape maintenance where required, including plant care… Glassdoor

18 days ago

Executive Administrative Assistant

BRE Properties Palo Alto, CA

2.Handles high level administrative activities and confidential materials •Compose memos, letters and other correspondence •Takes detailed meeting… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Project Manager

BRE Properties Palo Alto, CA

•Oversees on-site daily activities and conduct project meeting with subcontractors and superintendent at frequent intervals to discuss problems… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Corporate Paralegal

BRE Properties Palo Alto, CA

1.Corporate duties to include: •Prepare and maintain corporate minute books. •Draft board and stockholder minutes, and track board and stockholder… Glassdoor

6 days ago

Office Service Coordinator

BRE Properties Palo Alto, CA

•Works with Office Manager to facilitate repairs. Available to receptionist to greet Contractors/Engineers and walk them to the area that requires… Glassdoor

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    Not a bad company to work for, but there are a few flaws.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leasing in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Leasing in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Essex Property Trust


    -Decent pay/commission based compensation structure.
    -Some flexibility with time off. If you need to take vacation you can ask employees from sister properties to cover for you.
    -Bonuses offered to lease longstanding vacant apartments.
    -Sense of team spirit.
    -Professional environment.
    -They reimburse you for laundry (Essex apparel only)
    -Good experience.
    -Job security (so long as you meet your goals of course)


    They overwork employees. There is not enough staff. I refuse to believe they can't find people to hire. They just milk their employees and expect the same high level of work output with only 3/5th the staff. They hire and promote people who are related to or are friends with a current employees. Not a huge con but they do this a lot and then end up hiring relatively incompetent/under qualified people.
    Huge salary cuts recently, while, I'm sure upper management saw raises.
    They try to squeeze every last penny out of residents from their security deposit to make up for vacancy loss caused by their own ill model.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop raising rents obnoxiously! Tenants leave and then we have apartments stay vacant for months, suffer vacancy loss, only to reduce the rate and rent them out at even lower rates than what the previous tenants were paying! It makes no sense! The problem is the current software we are using to generate pricing!
    The leasing staff has the power to keep your residents happy, rent and increase revenue. Please don't be cheap and hire sufficient staff so that the job can be done right.


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