East Bay

Valbridge Property Advisors | East Bay

3160 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 245
San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: (925) 327-1660 | Fax: (408) 279-3428
San Ramon
Walnut Creek
Santa Rosa
North Bay
San Francisco

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.


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 specializes in appraising all types of property and land. We produce custom, consistent appraisal reports across the U.S. market for:

  • Office buildings
  • Industrial buildings
  • Retail buildings
  • Apartments, multifamily, senior living buildings
  • Residential
  • Hotel, lodging, hospitality, recreational buildings
  • Other special-purpose buildings
  • Farms, ranches, open ground, permanent plantings, cold storage
  • Vacant land
  • Portfolio valuation
  • Real estate market and feasibility analysis, including rent and demand studies
  • Site analysis and selection
  • Property and lease comparables, including lease review
  • Due diligence
  • Property tax assessment review, property tax appeals, real estate tax implication analysis
  • Valuations and analysis of property for right-of-way, eminent domain, easements
  • REO and foreclosure evaluation
  • Valuations of property for financial reporting, including goodwill impairment, impairment or disposal of long-lived assets, fair value and leasehold valuations
  • Valuation of property for insurance, estate planning and trusteeship, including fractional interest valuation for gifting and IRS purposes
  • Litigation support, including expert witness testimony
  • Business and partnership valuation and advisory services, including partial interests

Meet the East Bay Team

June 2023

April 2021

Jeremy Bargy, MAI

Senior Appraiser

April 2022

Heidi Fielding

Appraisal Analyst

April 2021

Josh Fronen, MAI

Managing Director

September 2023

Kate Noble

Office Coordinator

April 2021

Stephen D. Kuhnhoff, MAI, ASA

Managing Director, Emeritus

September 2023

Michael Garcia

Appraisal Analyst

April 2021

October 2023

Octavia Sims

Appraisal Analyst

April 2021

June 2022

April 2021

Garrett A. Warren, MAI




San Jose, San Ramon, and Sacramento/Central Valley

Sacramento | Central Valley

Silicon Valley

East Bay


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 organization consisting of 80+ office locations. Our regional organization 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, Sacramento (including Central Valley). As a leader in the field of commercial real estate appraisal, Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California presents growth opportunities for leading-edge professionals.

Job Brief

We are looking for licensed Commercial Certified Appraisers to join our team. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated with experience in appraising a variety of property types including retail, industrial, multifamily, and/or agricultural. Most appraisals are performed independently, however, help and guidance will be provided for difficult assignments by senior management. 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.


  • Clearly defined fee splits
  • Support staff to aid with sales, research, and operations
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) plan with matching
  • Education and networking reimbursement


  • Possess a State of California Certified General (AG) appraiser license in good standing
  • Proven working experience as a commercial real estate appraiser (minimum of two years preferred)
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, research, and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and various mapping programs
  • Willingness to learn proprietary software platforms
  • A positive, professional attitude in the work environment and in the field

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