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1st Party Collections Specialist

R0110779 City Office Lynnwood Phoenix, Arizona | Lynnwood, Washington

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Greystar is looking for dedicated and hard-working individuals who want to help us continue to be the best as what we do. Today, we are the largest rental housing operator and developer in the US and one of the largest global investment management companies, delivering industry-leading services to investors, clients, and residents. We offer unrivaled professional development and career growth opportunities to our team members and look forward to welcoming you to Greystar, where our people are what make us the Global Leader in Rental Housing.

Job Responsibilities

The 1st Party Collections Specialist position offers a competitive hourly wage and commission structure. This position is a hybrid work schedule and must be able to commute to our Lynnwood, WA or Phoenix, AZ office regularly. 

This position is responsible for collecting outstanding balances from residents, partnering directly with Community Managers and their associates to ensure all documentation is accurate and complete and that we are in compliance with all applicable laws and departmental policies/guidelines. Additionally, this position is responsible for achieving any established daily, weekly or monthly targets as well as address and actively work to resolve disputed accounts.


  • Make outbound calls to a portfolio of clients with outstanding balances and collect payments;achieve established budget quota and recovery percentage goals
  • Respond promptly to client inquiries according to level of urgency properly recording detail of actions taken.
  • Verify accuracy of chargesin portfolio accounts, research inconsistenciesand making any necessary corrections.
  • Maintain accuracy of resident personal demographic and confidential information (i.e. names, addresses, DOB, social security numbers, etc.); ensure compliance withany/all applicable contract terms, company policies and/or state/federal laws.
  • Review andresolve disputes regarding information contained in resident portfolios.
  • Prepare documents, letters, and other communication materials for internal and external distribution; types and spell- checks documents, complieswith statutory notice periods and any relevant document retention policies.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other internal departments as necessary.
  • Complete projects, tasks, assignments, and other workthatis unique to the department; follows departmental policiesand procedures, and meets standards, metrics, andother benchmarks used within the department for evaluating performance and results.
  • Maintain appropriate reports regarding portfolio information.


The hourly range for this position is $16.28 - $18.00 + commission

Compensation is based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on individual and company performance.

Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for a discretionary weekly, monthly and/or quarterly bonus based on budget.

Greystar seeks to attract, recruit, advance and retain top talent. Greystar’s compensation strategy is tailored to appropriately reward the skillset and experience that a team member will bring to the organization.

Robust Benefits Offered for Full-time Team Members:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with Company Match (eligibility required) 

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Critical Illness/Accident/Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off: Time off benefits include vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick time and parental leave

For Union and Prevailing Wage roles compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Greystar team member? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Professional
  • Risk-Taker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Strategic
  • Communicator



Health insurance (including company-paid opportunities) is offered, along with competitive dental and vision insurance plan options

Retirement Planning

Flexible Spending Accounts and Employer-matched 401(k) plans are offered

Paid Time Off

Full-time team members receive generous paid time off – including your birthday! – as well as paid sick leave, personal days, and company holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Maternal and paternal paid leave is available for the birth or adoption of a child

Professional Development

Ongoing support is available for career advancement opportunities in addition to corporate training programs

Employee Assistance

Experienced counselors are available 24/7 for confidential assistance to listen and help you find solutions at no cost to you

Note: Outlined benefits may vary by international region.

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