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 Ali

Appraisal Analyst

April 2021

June 2022

April 2021

Garrett A. Warren, MAI




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 60 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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