Top Retail Real Estate Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's retail real estate functions including site location, property acquisition, negotiation and leasing operations. Oversees company expansion into new markets. Being a Top Retail Real Estate Executive visits and approves new retail locations. Works with top management to develop organization's business strategy on real estate assets and acquisitions. Additionally, Top Retail Real Estate Executive requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Top Retail 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.