Appraisal Analyst/Trainee


Roseville, California

Sacramento | Central Valley


Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California is offering a conscientious, motivated candidate an excellent hands-on opportunity to learn the skills and accumulate the hours needed to obtain a Certified General appraisal license and launch your career in the profession. As the largest national commercial real estate valuation and advisory services firm in North America, Valbridge Property Advisors has over 80 offices across the US, with more than 675 staff members, 200 of whom are MAI designated. Our appraisers provide high-end 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. Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California has a team of appraisers and operational staff located in San Jose, San Ramon, and Roseville. Our firm is one with a positive, stimulating company culture and we offer full health, vision, and dental benefits plus 401(k) with matching.

Job Brief

The appraisal analyst/trainee will be paired with one to three appraisers in a mentor/mentee structure with the goal of helping them master the skills needed to excel in an appraisal career. We want you to progress as quickly as you feel comfortable toward getting your license, so you can enjoy a rewarding and intellectually challenging career with Valbridge! During the course of daily full-time work, the analyst supports the appraiser(s) by conducting research, helping write reports, selecting comparables, and completing valuation analysis. Trainees are expected to complete their appraisal courses on their own time. In addition to mentorship and training, analysts/trainees with Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California are eligible for education reimbursement after six months of employment. Certified General (AG) licensure in the State of California requires the following of new licensees: Commercial real estate appraisal classes totaling 300 hours, 3,000 hours of acceptable experience, and a passing grade of a rigorous examination after completion of the above items.


  • Supportive team and comprehensive training
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) plan with matching
  • Education and networking reimbursement
  • Compensation: $45,000 annually


  • Strong computer skills
  • Above average math and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, research, and communication skills
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Willingness to learn proprietary software platforms
  • A positive, professional attitude in the work environment and in the field
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Driver's license in good standing with reliable vehicle

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