Company Overview

R.J. Kelly Co., Inc. (RJK) is a New England based, 65 year-old, multi-generational, commercial real estate investment, development, and management firm.

Since its founding in 1951, RJK has developed nearly five million square feet of commercial space in the Greater Boston area. The RJK portfolio today consists of a number of suburban office/R&D properties, a self-storage portfolio and landholdings throughout New England.  

RJK is a vertically integrated firm, offering acquisition, development/re-development, entitlement, construction, leasing, and management expertise.  Our team of in-house professionals integrates lease administration, design, tenant improvements, construction services, and property management functions into a streamlined process geared to facilitate our tenants’ experiences with our firm. 

Asset Management Associate

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Primary Focus:

  • Assist with the asset management of the R.J. Kelly Co., Inc. 4+ million SF growing an office/flex/industrial portfolio

  • Assist with investor relationship management

  • Assist with ad-hoc projects


  • Assist in the negotiation of leasing contracts and management of existing tenant base/rent roll

  • Assist in the management of the portfolio; investor reporting and memoranda, partner communication, and coordination with the accounting department

  • Tenant cultivation: canvas current tenants, tour prospective tenants, prepare lease proposals and addendums

  • Participate in operational, development, and leasing meetings and calls

  • Utilize and populate leasing and investor platforms

  • Work with in-house and outside creative resources on design, renovation, marketing and branding for the portfolio

  • Execute company’s social media strategy with guidance from team

  • Gather and maintain market lease information

  • Assist the executive team with transaction related activities such as exits/dispositions, major lease analysis and recapitalizations

  • Create and organize market research information; lease comparables, market and demographic rate surveys, CoStar runs, Loopnet, etc.


  • Enthusiasm for working in an entrepreneurial firm with a strong ambition for growth is essential

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-task environment

  • Self-motivated, value add attitude with strong leadership and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Team-oriented interpersonal style

  • Desire to continue to improve and adapt

  • Highly proficient in all aspects of MS Office with advanced Excel skills required

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Sharp analytical/quantitative capabilities, attention to detail and accuracy are critical

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize/keep projects on track

  • Strong research skills

  • Mature and professional demeanor

  • B.S. degree


  • Salary to be determined commensurate with experience

  • Bonus based on individual and company performance

  • Company benefits package offered (including 401(k), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, ST and LT Disability)

Laborer / Carpenter Apprentice

Employment Status: Temporary/Summer or Full Time Position

RJK is seeking to fill a Laborer and Carpenter Apprentice position. Candidates must be able to perform physical work on a regular basis. Commercial construction experience is preferred with a focus on installation of various materials such as drywall, doors, drop ceilings, millwork, blocking, etc.  Candidate must be willing to perform multiple types of labor related tasks. The ability to take direction, work efficiently, and learn new skills quickly is essential.

·         Candidates will report directly to construction supervisor and work closely with other R.J. Kelly carpenters.

·         Candidates must have reliable transportation for punctual arrival to the job site.

·         Candidates must work well independently.

·         Drug and background checks may be requested.

·         Normal 8-hour work day begins between 6:30am and ends at 3pm, with overtime opportunities.

·         Many job sites are in the area of Burlington, MA, however, at times candidates will be reporting to job sites around the 495 belt. 

This position represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to gain experience or begin a long-term career in the construction division of commercial real estate.