I have CRE experience, but only for my family's small CRE business, how can I work for a big firm?Subscribe
I've been working for my family's CRE business for a couple years (though I've been assisting in different ways since I was a kid, but I'm not exactly counting that as experience), but the company is relatively small in terms of employee size. We have a few large retail properties but everything is done by my father and I, save for a very part-time accountant. My experience with CRE has, obviously, been extremely limited and I've become interested in branching out. Hell, reading this forum has been eye opening in how little I know about how big firms, REPE, etc. operate.
I'm interested in getting into bigger firms, possibly a REPE firm, but I have no experience doing real estate in a more "traditional" way. It seems like my best shot at getting a job with a big firm is as a broker, but I'm not actually interested in being a broker, and I'm not even sure if I'm able to transition from broker to a role one I'd prefer. Is there anyone with a similar experience who made a move? Anyone who started as a broker and switched out to REPE/Dev/anything? Any suggestions for what I can do?
(Apologies in advance if this post is all over the place, I got distracted several times while typing this out)