Lease Up Regional Manager - Houston region

US Corporate Houston, Texas


Venterra Realty is a rapidly growing owner/operator of multi-family apartments with approximately 65 apartment communities across 11 major US cities. We’re honored that over 35,000 people and more than 11,000 pets call Venterra “home”! We have completed over $6.1 billion in transactions and manage a current portfolio of approximately $3 billion. Our current annual revenues are approximately $300M which we achieve on the commitment and dedication of over 600 team members.  

Founded in 2001, we are committed to improving the lives of our residents by delivering an industry-leading customer experience. Find out more about us at and read employee reviews on our company Glassdoor page!

We’re honored to have received numerous workplace recognitions including Fortune Top 100 Best Medium Workplaces for the past six years in a row and having been named a three-time Glassdoor Best Places to Work winner! Read about all of our awards and accolades here!

We are looking for people who:  

  • Have strong personal values and want to work for a values-based company 
  • Are ambitious and hardworking with exceptionally high personal standards 
  • Embrace problem-solving and learn new skills 
  • Thrive in a rapidly changing and high growth environment 
  • Are passionate about driving continuous improvements and the use of technology with data to drive business results 


We are seeking an energetic & ambitious multifamily Lease Up Regional Manager to assist in overseeing the operations for our growing Houston region.

Reporting to the Regional Director of Property Management, this role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Day-to-day oversight of all property activities
  • People related matters such as hiring, development, assessment, and terminations
  • Oversight of financial performance and key operating metrics.
  • Assistance with acquisition due diligence and takeover efforts.
  • Strategic decision-making including unit upgrade plans, renewal, and new lease pricing (Yieldstar), staffing levels, marketing focus, etc.
  • Identification of value-added initiatives within the portfolio.
  • Support of company-wide rollouts.
  • Annual CAPEX and operating budgeting preparation.
  • Participation in equity partner and senior management property tours.
  • Identify underperforming assets and create a plan to address deficiencies and bring the property back up to performing levels.
  • Foster strong relationships with varying groups across Venterra, always putting One Venterra at the forefront.
  • Knowledgeable about surrounding markets and work towards ways to beat the market.
  • Embrace innovations, seek out new ideas, and share them within the region and the company.
  • Establish & foster expectations within the region for high scores on Kingsley, Google, and Apartment Reputation metrics.
This role will appeal to you if you:
  • Have exceptionally high personal standards and want to work for a company committed to being the best.
  • Have a passion for Customer Service.
  • Have a desire to develop people to have them reach their full potential.
  • Have strong personal values and want to work for a values-based company.
  • Love a rapidly changing and high-growth environment.
  • Want to work for a company that goes to great lengths to create a positive working environment for their employees; and
  • Want to be held to a high standard and pushed towards excellence.


  • Strong preference for some post-secondary education and must have a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must have at minimum 2 full construction to stabilization market lease ups in the last 5 years at the Regional Manager level with the preference of having done at minimum 1 lease-up at the manager level
  • Familiarity with Revenue Optimization is preferable (Yieldstar).
  • At least 5 years in a regional role, with a track record of exemplary solution-focused mindset, superior customer experience level, polished written and verbal communication, high expectations for onsite teams around execution, and ability to work well with senior leaders
  • Ability to travel in future years, up to 50%


  • Competitive Base Salary and performance bonus 
  • A robust package of Health (Medical (PPO), Dental, Vision), 401k matching, paid vacation benefits, and employer-paid Short Term Disability, among other things 
  • Educational Assistance / Reimbursement to support your drive to learn 
  • Opportunity to grow within the acquisitions/growth teams, operations, and corporate office 
  • Better Living program where you are incentivized to reach personal goals or participate in company-wide challenges 
  • Quarterly Lifelong Learning Challenges to support your professional growth in ways that are meaningful to you 
  • 8 paid hours per year of Volunteer Time Off to serve the organization(s) of your choice 
  • Free enrollment into the Dave Ramsey SmartDollar financial wellness program, including the EveryDollar budgeting app 
  • Access to thousands of employee discounts with BenefitHub 

Know someone who would be perfect for a role with us? Refer them to us for their job search and you could be $500 richer! 

COVID-19 has created some big changes in all of our daily lives, and we’ve made a number of significant changes to our operations, but at the end of the day, we’re still in the people business, and people will always deserve an amazing place to call home. So, while the way we’re doing business has changed, we’re still hiring across the Venterra portfolio!