Top Real Estate Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's real estate activities, including land/building acquisitions, leasing, and site location. Evaluates new property to ensure it meets the needs of the organization. Being a Top Real Estate Executive designs strategies to resolve real estate space issues; authorizes new property purchases or current expansion. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Top Real Estate Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Real Estate Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.