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Appraisers Wanted

Seeking Appraisal Trainee, or Licensed or Certified Appraiser

Abba Appraisal is located in San Jose, where we have been facilitating residential valuations since 1997.  We need help servicing our existing client base work flow.  The right individual can be an appraisal trainee, or licensed or certified appraiser.

Please email resume to:
Stephen L. Varga, SRA
(408) 363 8924


Senior Real Estate Appraiser

Review appraisals to ensure compliance with industry real estate appraisal requirements, regulatory mandates and sound appraisal practice in support of real estate lending activities.

Impact on the Business
• Review internally and externally conducted appraisals to ascertain quality of techniques and market data used; review most complex property types.
Coordinate and manage projects relating to technological innovations and process improvements aimed at keeping the team at the forefront of industry standards, with enhanced customer service.

 Leadership & Teamwork
• Work with team members and line units to disseminate information and ensure compliance with Federal laws and regulatory agency requirements.
• Work with team members through effective communication, performance management, development plans and reward/recognition practices.
• Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.

Management of Risk
Ensure compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing any issues.

Observation of Internal Controls
Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators.

• Minimum of ten years proven and progressive commercial real estate appraisal experience or equivalent, ranging from small residential to large commercial properties.
• Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, real estate, business, related field or equivalent experience.
• Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) designation, or completion of all requisite coursework toward designation, or equivalent.
• State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser.
• Strong problem-solving, analytical, organizational, communications, leadership and managerial skills.
• Strong working knowledge of real estate appraisal techniques as well as local and national real estate markets.
Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages (MS Word, Excel), particularly discounted cash flow software (Argus).


Job Field
: Risk Management
Primary Location : San Francisco, CA (office/home)
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Job

About HSBC
HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations.  We serve more than 39 million customers in over 66 countries and territories.  The real estate appraisal review unit is part of Wholesale Credit and Market Risk (WMR).  WMR is responsible for the measurement and management of risk and exposure in HSBC's larger and more complex customers and book products. The customer portfolio includes customers in all global businesses (particularly CMB, GBM and GPB), covering all product types, both on and off balance sheet.

To Apply Contact
Kyle Murphy



Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco, CA

Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco, CA – seeks a Valuation Specialist 1 with 2+ years of valuation experience, certified appraiser.

This position will independently balance a mix of appraisal and review backlogs, determine scope of report needs and perform appraisals while meeting quality, service and production expectations.  Understand and adhere to USPAP.  Proficient in analyzing data using computer technology.  Analyze and evaluate market trends and provide meaningful conclusions.

Additional details available on-line; interested parties can apply at the Wells Fargo Careers site: wellsfargo.com/careers
(Job Opening ID #5479542).


Senior Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

State of California - Department of General Services
Senior Real Estate Officer (Specialist):  $6,306 - $7,836

Plus Generous Benefits & Retirement

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Apply Now - https://bit.ly/2RuwNMd

Job Description and Duties
Under the general direction of the Supervising Real Estate Officer, Real Property Services Section, the Senior Real Estate Officer (Specialist) performs independent analysis, prepares appraisals, reviews appraisals and acquisitions, and performs due diligence reporting findings to facilitate the acquisition, financing or lease of private property for state use, and for the review and/or preparation of documents to accomplish the transfer of real property rights.


Earn your MAI with Property Sciences

Property Sciences, a nationally recognized commercial appraisal and appraisal management company, is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in commercial appraisal production and review.  Our practice has a big need for someone who wants to take their career to the next step.  We encourage and support all our experienced appraisers to earn their MAI designations as soon as possible.  This offers our staff higher earning potential and demonstrates our commitment to the highest work quality.  This individual would be working on advanced assignments and possibly doing third-party review work.  

For consideration please send your resume to Arthur.Neudek@propsci.com.


Chase is Seeking an Appraiser Trainee

Commercial Bank Risk- Asset Valuation - Specialist

Req #: 190014335

Location: Walnut Creek, CA, US

Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk

Job Description:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

Our Firmwide Risk Function
Our Firmwide Risk function is focused on cultivating a stronger, unified culture that embraces a sense of personal accountability for developing the highest corporate standards in governance and controls across the firm. Business priorities are built around the need to strengthen and guard the firm from the many risks we face, financial rigor, risk discipline, fostering a transparent culture and doing the right thing in every situation. We are equally focused on nurturing talent, respecting the diverse experiences that our team of Risk professionals bring and embracing an inclusive environment.

Learn with the best! As the largest financial institution and multifamily lender in the country, JPMorgan Chase is looking for candidates who have a passion for real estate and the eagerness to work with a state certified general real estate appraiser to assist in the preparation of a variety of multifamily and commercial appraisal assignments, with a strong emphasis on multifamily product ranging from 5 to 500 units. This position will provide candidates with hands-on real estate experience that will prepare them for matriculation into a state certified general real estate appraiser role the firm.

 A successful candidate’s essential job duties include:

•Collecting, analyzing, and reporting appraisal related market data through internal and external sources.
•Responsible for understanding all company research related database programs.
•Examination or inspection of properties as part of valuation process.
•Assist in the preparation of appraisal reports, with responsibility for completing appraisals being increased over tenure in the position.
•Understands all necessary software programs used within the department.
•Maintain familiarity with necessary data sources.
•Estimate the market value of collateral/security for real estate loans in accordance with internal policies/procedures, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.
•Interviewing real estate market participants for rent surveys, sales verifications, and subject property analysis.
•May perform other duties as assigned, as necessary

•Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or Real Estate related area is preferred.

•Must be working toward state licensure

•Strong analytical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills within a group setting and individually.

•Advanced oral and written communication skills. 

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

•The ability to self-motivate and manage time efficiently to meet service level deadlines.

•A passion for learning about local real estate market areas and neighborhoods.

•A strong desire to gain an in-depth understanding of various building construction types, flood/environmental hazards, earthquake standards, and zoning conditions, which are expected to increase over the tenure in this position.

•Exposure to multifamily or commercial real estate transactions or analytics is preferred

•Ability to independently travel to property inspections

Please apply at https://jobs.chase.com/ and search job #190014335.


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