Valbridge Property Advisors Proudly Serves the East Bay Market
Our team of appraisers provides independent property valuation and consulting services, including advising clients on real estate, business and investment decisions such as buy-sell-hold and lease-own alternatives.
Especially in today's highly scrutinized regulatory environment, our independence from real estate Brokerage and Investment firms, makes your life simpler and provides you with a better result.
HIGHEST LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE
Every Valbridge office is managed by a commercial appraiser who holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. The designation signifies the highest level of education and experience in the profession. The Gold Standard for Valuation.
Our clients benefit from the collective strength of Valbridge, the largest commercial real estate appraisal firm in the U.S.
Clients work with Valbridge on a local, regional or national basis:
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.
Valbridge Property Advisors/Northern California has an opening for an Appraisal Analyst/Appraiser Trainee in our San Ramon 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.
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.
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.
Valbridge | Northern California offers excellent earning potential and a stable, professional work environment. Medical and 401(k) plans available.
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.
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.
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.
Clearly Defined Fee Splits
Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
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.