CAREERS

Work for Valbridge

Valbridge Property Advisors wants to hear from top-performing commercial property appraisers and associates interested in expanding their career opportunities and leveraging state-of-the-art appraisal technology.

CAREERS

Work for Valbridge

Valbridge Property Advisors wants to hear from top-performing commercial property appraisers and associates interested in expanding their career opportunities and leveraging state-of-the-art appraisal technology.

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Valbridge Careers

We value demonstrated abilities and achievement and a diverse combination of skill sets, perspectives, and professional backgrounds. Technological prowess and entrepreneurial initiative are encouraged and rewarded.

Individuals interested in working for Valbridge are encouraged to apply for one or more of the job opportunities listed below. Please respond to job postings with a resume and cover letter directed to the contact listed for each position.

Please also be encouraged to send your resume to the senior managing director at a local office to keep on file even if there is no opportunity listed now in the market.

Available Positions

Location

Central Valley

Central Valley

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors - Northern California Bring your expertise and knowledge and we’ll provide you the earning potential, data access, services, equipment, support, and work environment you need for a successful career with professional growth and personal satisfaction. Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California is part of a nationwide commercial property valuation firm with 80 offices. Valbridge Property Advisors/Northern California continues to be one of largest appraisal organizations in Northern California, with offices in Silicon Valley, the East Bay, Central Valley and Sacramento. As a leader in the field of commercial real estate appraisal, Valbridge Property Advisors/Northern California presents challenging opportunities for leading-edge professionals.

Job Brief

Valbridge Property Advisors/Northern California has an opening for an Appraisal Analyst/Appraiser Trainee in our Modesto office. The Analyst position provides an excellent opportunity for experience and potential advancement within the commercial appraisal industry. The Analyst will assist licensed commercial appraisers in the appraisal process including: gathering and organizing market data, writing narrative appraisal reports, and preparing exhibits such as site plans and maps. Analyst has a unique opportunity to be mentored on the job and to develop relationships with local real estate professionals as they work toward developing their appraisal career. Applicants must be detail-oriented, analytical and extremely organized. The position requires excellent communication skills, above average math and writing skills, a professional demeanor, good telephone etiquette, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Strong computer skills are a must. This position is full-time and does not require an appraiser’s license; however, a trainee license or a residential license is preferred. The right candidate will be highly motivated to succeed in the Commercial Real Estate Appraisal field and will be required to eventually obtain a State of California, Commercial Real Estate Appraisal License.

Benefits

  • Medical - Dental - Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher

Send Resume To

Ana Bonifacio
abonifacio@valbridge.com

Location

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

Description

Job Description Valbridge | Northern California's San Jose Office is seeking an energetic and outgoing Office Coordinator with a strong work ethic and desire to learn. The ideal applicant is professional in appearance and demeanor; possesses very good organizational skills, the ability to multi task, prioritize work assignments, and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. The candidate must possess above average desktop publishing/word processing skills and have above average command of the English language both written and verbal. The candidate must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and be able to convert documents using Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Job Brief

Duties include, but are not limited to: • Prepare word documents, proofreading and editing correspondence, editing and publishing appraisal reports, memorandums, with clarity, under deadline and using good grammar, business English proficiency, typing at 50 WPM with accuracy and attention to detail. • Provide administrative support such as answering telephones, use of office equipment, copying, faxing, filing, scheduling necessary service and repairs for all office equipment and fixtures, run errands outside of the office, and other clerical duties, as needed. • Ideal candidate will be resourceful, work independently, fast learner, detail oriented, and must possess a “can do” attitude with the ability to learn quickly • Education: Minimum High School Diploma/GED required; college degree preferred. • Previous experience working in a professional office environment preferred. • Experience: Minimum of 2-Years related business experience in a similar field and/or position

Location

Kansas City

Kansas City

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Kansas City is offering a conscientious, motivated candidate an excellent hands-on opportunity to learn the appraisal business via one-on-one training with experienced appraisers in our Overland Park, KS office. Due to our abundant work flow, our appraiser trainee will gain experience from day 1 by assisting our staff of certified general and MAI appraisers as they provide high-end, professional, commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, and special use properties. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, lending institutions, attorneys, developers, accounting firms, and government agencies. Our office has been locally owned and operated for 40+ years. We develop talent from within: our two current owners started as trainees themselves. In this role, you will benefit from exposure to cutting-edge technology, such as Datappraise, our world-class database and report writing software, combined with Valbridge’s national appraisal templates. Once fully trained in the office, you will be eligible for work-from-home flexibility. For eligible employees, our benefit package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, an education allowance and a 401-k.

Job Brief

Assist appraisers and analysts as they gather data, analyze it, and develop high quality appraisal reports. Gain the experience required to qualify for a general certified appraiser license. Continue your appraiser education with us and build your career at Valbridge!

Requirements

  • Four-year college degree, preferably with emphasis in real estate, finance or business
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent report-writing skills

Send Resume To

Hubbard Savage
hsavage@valbridge.com

Location

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah County

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is growing, and we have an immediate opening for an Appraiser Assistant. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated with experience appraising a variety of commercial properties including, but not limited to, office, industrial, retail, multi-family, and vacant land. An appraisal license (trainee, licensed or certified) is required as you will be assisting in report analysis and writing. Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is part of a nationwide property valuation firm with 78 office locations, 200 MAI-designated appraisers and more than 675 staff across the nation. We are the largest independent commercial property valuation and advisory services firms in the U.S. In Utah we have offices in Salt Lake County, Utah County and St. George. The right candidate will have the convenience to work out of our Salt Lake or Utah County office. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct formal appraisals of real property or land for a variety of clients including banks, lenders, AMCs, attorneys, municipalities, and individual owners.
  • Provide an unbiased, comprehensive, and professional opinion of market value.
  • Examine all variables that impact the property's value, including but not limited to, property history, neighborhood, sales data, and comparable sales.
  • Comply with USPAP and keep informed of all current regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Hold an appraisal license (trainee, licensed or certified) and be in good standing.
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Knowledge and experience searching online to obtain market data for comparative analysis
  • MS Office skills, preferably advanced knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of financial math
  • Utilization of technology
  • Ability to communicate well with clients and coworkers, both written and orally.
  • Ability to self-start
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Possess sound judgement, excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Professional, positive, and respectful attitude with clients, property owners, property contacts and co-workers.

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive commission split with bonus potential, paid time off and mileage reimbursement.
  • In-office administraitve support staff to assist with writing up orders, uploading reports, tracking orders, and communication with clients.
  • In-office research staff to obtain parcel information including maps, zoning and taxes.
  • Access to hundreds of appraisers and their expertise through the Valbridge network.
  • Errors & Omissions Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Life Insurance with AD&D coverage
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Health Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plan
  • Appraisal license fees paid
  • Appraisal education allowance
  • Board and MLS dues paid
  • Appraisal Institute dues paid
  • 401k Plan with match
  • Profit Sharing Plan

Send Resume To

utah@valbridge.com

Location

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah County

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is growing, and we have an immediate opening for a certified general appraiser. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated with experience appraising a variety of commercial properties including, but not limited to, office, industrial, retail, multi-family, and vacant land. Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is part of a nationwide property valuation firm with 78 office locations, 200 MAI-designated appraisers and more than 675 staff across the nation. We are the largest independent commercial property valuation and advisory services firms in the U.S. In Utah we have offices in Salt Lake County, Utah County and St. George. The right candidate will have the convenience to work out of our Salt Lake or Utah County office. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct formal appraisals of real property or land for a variety of clients including banks, lenders, AMCs, attorneys, municipalities, and individual owners.
  • Provide an unbiased, comprehensive, and professional opinion of market value.
  • Examine all variables that impact the property's value, including, but not limited to, property history, neighborhood, sales data, and comparable sales.
  • Comply with USPAP and keep informed of all current regulations, standards, and best pracrices.
  • Be a certified general appraiser in good standing.
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Knowledge and experience searching online to obtain market data for comparative analysis
  • MS Office skills, preferably advanced knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of financial math
  • Utilization of technology
  • Ability to communicate well with clients and coworkers, both written and orally
  • Ability to self-start
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Possess sound judgement, excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Professional, positive, and respectful attitude with clients, property owners, property contacts and co-workers.

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive commission split with bonus potential.
  • In-office administrative staff to assist with writing up orders, uploading reports, tracking orders and communication with clients.
  • In-office research staff to obtain parcel information including maps, zoning, and taxes.
  • Access to hundreds of appraisers and their expertise throughout the Valbridge network.
  • Errors & Omissions Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Life Insurance with AD&D coverage
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Health Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Appraisal education allowance
  • Appraisal license fees paid
  • Board and MLS dues paid
  • Appraisal Institute dues paid
  • 401k Plan with match
  • Profit Sharing Plan

Send Resume To

utah@valbridge.com

Location

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah County

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is growing, and we have an immediate opening for a residential appraiser who is either licensed or certified. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated with experience appraising a variety of residential properties including luxury, recreational and multi-family properties. Valbridge Property Advisors | Utah is part of a nationwide property valuation firm with 78 office locations, 200 MAI-designated appraisers and more than 675 staff across the nation. We are the largest independent property valuation and advisory services firms in the U.S. In Utah we have offices in Salt Lake County, Utah County and St. George. The right candidate will have the convenience to work out of our Salt Lake or Utah County office. This is an excellent position for an established appraiser that is relocating, or that would like to focus on writing reports and eliminate administrative and business tasks they are currently juggling with their appraisal assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct formal appraisals of real property or land for a variety of clients including banks, mortgage lenders, AMCs, attorneys, municipalities, and individual owners
  • Provide an unbiased, comprehensive, and professional opinion of market value
  • Examine all variables that impact the property's value, including but not limited to property sales data and comparables sales
  • Comply with USPAP and keep informed of all current regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Be a licensed or certified appraiser in good standing
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Familiarity with Total appraisal software
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience searching online to obtain market data for comparative analysis
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Possess sound judgement, excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Professional, positive, and respectful attitude with clients, property owners, property contacts and co-workers

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive commission split with bonuses based on production, as well as paid time off and mileage reimbursement.
  • We are flexible on the position being full or part time
  • In-office administrative support staff to assist with writing up orders, uploading reports, tracking orders and communication with clients
  • In-office research staff to obtain parcel information including maps, zoning, and taxes
  • Errors & Omissions Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Life Insurance with AD&D coverage
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Health Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plan
  • Appraisal education allowance
  • Appraisal license fees paid
  • Board and MLS dues paid
  • Appraisal Institute dues paid
  • 401k Plan with match
  • Profit Sharing Plan

Send Resume To

utah@valbridge.com

Location

New Orleans

Louisiana

Description

Are you an MAI looking to join the largest appraisal firm in North America? We have a position for you with our fast growing South Louisiana office! We offer generous fee splits, partnership opportunity, health insurance, errors and omission insurance, education stipends, nationwide CoStar Access as well as access to numerous other databases and publications. If you are interested, please send your resumé to Arthur Schwertz (aschwertz@valbridge.com) or if you prefer, mail to 2030 Dickory Avenue, Suite 200, New Orleans, LA 70123.

Requirements

  • MAI or MRICS designation
  • 2 years experience after designation

Send Resume To

Arthur Schwertz
aschwertz@valbridge.com

Location

Charlotte Metropolitan Office

Charlotte

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Charlotte is seeking an experienced Certified General Appraiser for a commercial appraising position. As the largest national commercial real estate valuation and advisory services firm in North America, Valbridge Property Advisors has 80 offices across the US, with more than 675 staff members, 200 of whom are MAI designated. VPA Charlotte performs appraisals in the Charlotte Metropolitan area and the Greensboro | High Point | Winston-Salem markets, and due to abundant work flow, we currently need to expand our staff of certified general appraisers. Our appraisers provide high-end, professional, commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, and special use properties. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, lending institutions, attorneys, developers, accounting firms, and government agencies. Our positive office environment of professional collaboration, personal connections, and company-sponsored social events promotes the opportunity for a stimulating and rewarding career with Valbridge Property Advisors | Charlotte. As an added advantage, we provide our appraisers with support staff to help in preparing portions of the appraisal process, and an in-house review that ensures quality control.

Duties

  • Full Time Commercial Appraisal

Benefits

  • Along with a competitive fee split structure, our benefit package includes access to medical, dental, and vision insurance, and an education allowance. Besides enjoying the relaxed atmosphere in our South Park office, we offer the opportunity to work from home with our world-class database, report writing software and templates; state of the art computers; and cloud-based file systems.

Requirements

  • 4-year BS or BA degree
  • MAI or advanced candidate
  • At least 6 years of commercial appraisal experience
  • Proficient in Word and Excel

Send Resume To

John Bosworth, MAI, SRA
jbosworth@valbridge.com

Location

Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida

Responsibilities

  • Gather, verify and analyze data on residential properties.
  • Photograph property
  • Measure structures
  • Keep current market sales analysis
  • Note architectural quality and intended use of property
  • Physically inspect interior and exterior of structures

Duties

  • Data management, including collection, verification and analysis of sales, pending sales and listings, as well as maintaining other information required for the valuation process.
  • Keep abreast of current real estate market conditions and their effect on the residential real estate markets in assigned geographic area.

Benefits

  • Company Health Insurance Plan

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years experience in Lee and Collier Counties

Send Resume To

Kim Peckfelder
accountingsfl@valbridge.com

Location

Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida

Description

VALBRIDGE PROPERTY ADVISORS, SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A SENIOR COMMERCIAL APPRAISER!

Job Brief

You will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting and reporting appraisal data, and preparing appraisals in a timely and professional manner. Applicants should have a minimum of five years (seven years preferred) of full-time commercial experience. Candidates should have diverse experience with industrial, retail, office, multi-family properties, subdivisions, vacant land, and providing litigation support. Our goal is to produce credible and timely appraisals and studies.

Benefits

  • Company Health Insurance Plan

Requirements

  • Must have 4-year degree with a Florida Certified General license.
  • Applicants should be highly motivated to progress in the profession and appraise complex properties.

Send Resume To

Kim Peckfelder
ACCOUNTINGSFL@VALBRIDGE.COM

Location

Coastal South Carolina

Charleston

Hilton Head | Savannah

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Charleston is seeking an experienced Certified General Appraiser for a commercial appraising position. As the largest national commercial real estate valuation and advisory services firm in North America, Valbridge Property Advisors has 80 offices across the US, with more than 675 staff members, 200 of whom are MAI designated. VPA Charleston performs appraisals from Savannah Georgia to Wilmington North Carolina, and due to abundant work flow, we currently need to expand our staff of certified general appraisers. Our appraisers provide high-end, professional, commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, and special use properties. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, lending institutions, attorneys, developers, accounting firms, and government agencies. Our positive office environment of professional collaboration, personal connections, and company-sponsored social events promotes the opportunity for a stimulating and rewarding career with Valbridge Property Advisors | Charleston. As an added advantage, we provide our appraisers with support staff to help in preparing portions of the appraisal process, and an in-house review that ensures quality control.

Benefits

  • Along with a competitive fee split structure, our benefit package includes access to medical, dental, and vision insurance, and an education allowance. Besides enjoying the familial atmosphere in our local office, we offer the opportunity to work from home with our world-class database, report writing software and templates; state of the art computers; and cloud-based file systems.

Requirements

  • Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License(s)—MAI candidate or member preferred
  • Four-year college degree, preferably with emphasis or major in real estate, finance or business
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent report-writing skills

Send Resume To

Karl P. Finkelstein, MAI, MRICS
kfinkelstein@valbridge.com

Location

Huntsville, AL

North Alabama

South Alabama

Description

We are looking for a Senior Appraiser in the Birmingham market, Huntsville market and the Florida Panhandle market around Panama City/ 30A area in the Florida Panhandle. Will be appraising commercial properties and land of all types.

Benefits

  • Full Benefits

Requirements

  • Certified General Real Property Appraiser
  • Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 5 year work experience
  • Team player

Send Resume To

Josh Hall
jhall@valbridge.com

Location

Washington Metropolitan area

Baltimore Washington Metro

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro is seeking an experienced Certified General Appraiser for a commercial appraising position in our Howard County, Maryland office. As the largest national commercial real estate valuation and advisory services firm in North America, Valbridge Property Advisors has 80 offices across the US, with more than 675 staff members, 200 of whom are MAI designated. Due to abundant work flow, we currently need to expand our staff of certified general appraisers. Our appraisers provide high-end, professional, commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, and special use properties. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, lending institutions, attorneys, developers, accounting firms, and government agencies. Our office conducts appraisals in and around Baltimore, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Western Maryland and Delaware. Our positive office environment of professional collaboration, personal connections, and company-sponsored social events promotes the opportunity for a stimulating and rewarding career with Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro. As an added advantage, we provide our appraisers with support staff to help in preparing portions of the appraisal process, and an in-house review that ensures quality control.

Benefits

  • Along with a competitive fee split structure, our benefit package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, and an education allowance. Besides enjoying the pleasant atmosphere of our beautiful, newly-renovated office in Marriottsville, Maryland, we offer the opportunity to work from home with our world-class database, report writing software and templates; state of the art tablet computers; and cloud-based file systems.

Requirements

  • Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License(s)—MAI candidate or member preferred
  • Four-year college degree, preferably with emphasis or major in real estate, finance or business
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of the Baltimore, D.C., and/or Northern Virginia market areas preferred
  • Excellent report-writing skills

Send Resume To

David H. Brooks, CRE, MAI
dbrooks@valbridge.com

Location

San Jose, San Ramon, Modesto and Sacramento

Central Valley

Sacramento

Silicon Valley

East Bay

Description

Bring your expertise and knowledge and we’ll provide you the earning potential, data access, services, equipment, support, and work environment you need for a successful career with professional growth and personal satisfaction. One of the main reasons professionals join us is to collaborate with some of the best minds in the business. You will see that most of our Appraisers and Analysts have been with us for many years. Valbridge | Northern California is part of a nationwide organization consisting of 80 office locations. Valbridge | Northern California as part of the national firm is locally owned and after 43 years continues to be one of largest appraisal organizations in Northern California, with offices in Silicon Valley, East Bay, Central Valley (Sacramento and Modesto). As a leader in the field of commercial real estate appraisal, Valbridge | Northern California presents challenging opportunities for leading-edge professionals.

Job Brief

Commercial Appraisers Valbridge | Northern California is accepting applications for commercial appraisers at our four Northern California offices (San Jose, San Ramon, Modesto and Sacramento). Senior Appraiser: A minimum five years (ten years preferred) of full-time commercial experience needed. Strong preference for appraiser with experience in valuing open space, residential land, wetlands, eminent domain and litigation. Must have a four-year degree, Certified General license and be highly motivated to progress in the profession and appraise unusual properties. Associate Appraiser: Each candidate's credentials will be considered based on their experience, education and knowledge base. A minimum of two-years of full-time commercial experience is preferred. The candidate must have a four-year degree, Certified General license and be highly motivated to progress in the profession. Excellent earning potential and stable, professional work environment.

Benefits

  • Valbridge | Northern California offers excellent earning potential and a stable, professional work environment. Medical and 401(k) plans available.

Send Resume To

Ana Bonifacio
abonifacio@valbridge.com

Location

Howard County, Maryland

Baltimore Washington Metro

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Baltimore Washington Metro is offering a conscientious, motivated candidate an excellent hands-on opportunity to learn the appraisal business via one-on-one training with experienced appraisers in our Howard County, Maryland office. Due to our abundant work flow, our appraisal trainee will gain experience from day 1 by assisting our staff of certified general and MAI appraisers as they provide high-end, professional, commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of real estate sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, and special use properties. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, lending institutions, attorneys, developers, accounting firms, and government agencies. Our office conducts appraisals in and around Baltimore, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Western Maryland and Delaware. Our appraisal trainee will benefit from exposure to cutting-edge technology, such as Datappraise, our world-class database and report writing software, combined with Valbridge’s national appraisal templates; state of the art tablet computers; and cloud-based file systems, while enjoying the pleasant atmosphere of our beautiful, newly-renovated office in Marriottsville, Maryland. For eligible employees, our benefit package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, an education allowance and a 401-k.

Requirements

  • Four-year college degree (or working toward a degree), preferably with emphasis or major in real estate, finance or business
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Knowledge of the Baltimore, D.C., and/or Northern Virginia market areas is helpful

Send Resume To

David H. Brooks
dbrooks@valbridge.com

Location

Central Valley, East Bay, Sacramento and Silicon Valley Offices

Central Valley

Sacramento

Silicon Valley

East Bay

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors wants to hear from top-performing commercial property appraisers and associates interested in expanding their career opportunities and leveraging state-of-the-art appraisal technology. We value demonstrated abilities and achievement and a diverse combination of skill sets, perspectives and professional backgrounds. Technological prowess and entrepreneurial initiative are encouraged and rewarded. Individuals interested in working for Valbridge are encouraged to apply for one or more of the job opportunities listed below (if any). Please respond to job postings with a resume and cover letter directed to the contact listed for each position. Please also be encouraged to send your resume to the senior managing director at a local office to keep on file even if there is no opportunity listed now in the market. Thank you!

Job Brief

We are looking for Commercial Certified Appraisers to provide an unbiased, comprehensive and professional opinion about a specific market value of a real property. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated with experience in appraising a variety of property types including commercial, industrial, multifamily, and/or agricultural. Most duties are performed independently, however, help and guidance will be provided for difficult assignments by senior management.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct formal appraisals of real property or land before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured, or developed.
  • Evaluate properties to establish market values and property ratings using internal and external sources.
  • Make on site visits, inspect property and interview clients.
  • Examine all variables that impact property’s present or future value. (i.e. comparable sales, previous sales records, future developments etc.)
  • Prepare written narrative reports that estimate property values which meet client(s), Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA) standards.
  • Document procedure and backup data.
  • Keep abreast with all current regulations, standards and best practices.

Benefits

  • Clearly Defined Fee Splits
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Education Reimbursement

Requirements

  • Possess a State of California Certified General appraiser license in good standing.
  • Proven working experience as a real estate appraiser.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and various mapping programs.
  • Ability to learn proprietary software platforms.
  • Possess knowledge and experience searching online websites to obtain market data for comparative analysis of rents, sales, expenses, and capitalization rates. (i.e. CoStar, LoopNet and/or other relevant portals.)
  • Skilled in interviewing market participants in order to obtain relevant comparable data.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and prioritize assignments.
  • A positive, professional attitude in the work environment and in the field.
  • Familiarity with all current industry’s regulations, rules and standards.

Send Resume To

Ana Bonifacio
abonifacio@valbridge.com

Location

Austin, TX

Austin

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Austin is seeking a Certified General Appraiser with the ability to complete complex appraisal assignments in a timely manner. The individual must be career-oriented with specific strengths in one or more of the primary property types including: retail, office, industrial, multi-family, hospitality, and sub-division analysis. Salary Information: Commensurate with experience, background and based on a competitive fee split. Competitive benefits package and an education allowance.

Requirements

  • Certified General Appraiser
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year university
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a commercial appraiser
  • Desire to attain the MAI designation (or similar accreditation) is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Argus and mapping programs
  • Ability to learn proprietary software platforms
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail and the ability to manage and prioritize assignments while meeting deadlines
  • Self-motivation
  • Flexibility to work autonomously or as a team member
  • A positive, professional attitude
  • Willingness to travel for education and work assignments

Send Resume To

Paul Grafe
pgrafe@valbridge.com

Location

St. Paul, MN

Description

Valbridge Property Advisors | Minneapolis-St. Paul works in a true team environment. Through weekly team meetings and ongoing collaboration, we work together to ensure we exceed our clients’ expectations and foster development of our team members. We are currently hiring for an Associate Appraiser.

Job Brief

We are looking for a diligent Associate Appraiser to produce credible results for clients and other intended users. You will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on appraisal data.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare appraisals of real property or land for bank lending, property tax appeal, eminent domain, and other purposes
  • Evaluate properties to establish market values using internal and external sources
  • Conduct property tours and interview market participants
  • Manage a backlog of assignments to keep several priorities on schedule
  • Prepare reports that fully explain results and outline methods used
  • Keep abreast with all current regulations, standards, and best practices

Duties

  • Prepare appraisals of a variety of commercial properties or land for bank lending, property tax appeal, eminent domain, and other purposes
  • Lead the appraisal process in collaboration with a Managing Director
  • Evaluate properties to establish market values and property ratings using internal and external sources
  • Conduct property tours and interview market participants

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement for pre-license and MAI designation education
  • Appraisal Institute dues assistance

Requirements

  • 1+ year proven working experience as a Real Estate Appraiser
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and ARGUS, CoStar, LoopNet, and other relevant software preferred
  • Familiarity with all current industry’s regulations, rules, and standards
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Minnesota Trainee license required
  • Desire to earn the MAI designation is preferred
  • Successful candidates will have strong attention to detail, strong self-motivation, and the ability to work and solve problems independently

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Jennifer Dewberry
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