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Appraisers Wanted

American AgCredit – Licensed Appraiser to Senior Appraiser

We are looking for a licensed appraiser for our Central Valley region, preferably in our Stockton office.  This position could be for a newly licensed Appraiser ranging to a senior level Appraiser.  Ideally, this person would have experience appraising various agricultural use-types, including facilities common to the market area served.  This would include but not limited to wineries, feed yards, dairies, huller/shellers, permanent plantings, etc.  The person in this position also becomes a valued consultant for the bank on a majority of appraisal issues.  Competitive salary and benefits package.  If interested and you’d like to apply, go to Careers at www.agloan.com


Commercial Appraisal Review Specialist

At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management

As a Commercial Appraisal Review Specialist, you’ll have the opportunity to review, analyze and render risk-based decisions for acceptance of appraisal valuations in support of the Bank’s real estate lending operations. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career and contribute to a growing business unit that has a direct impact on the Bank’s performance.

Own your work and your career — learn more about this position.


Certified General Appraiser or Nearly Certified General Appraiser

Are you ready to take your appraisal career to the next level? 

Newmark Knight Frank is looking for a certified general appraiser or nearly certified general appraiser to join our rapidly growing national appraisal practice in our Las Vegas, Nevada office.  We offer excellent fee splits and benefits (health, dental, vision, 401k, reimbursement of professional licensing fees, and education).  This is a unique and rare opportunity for someone who is self-motivated and hard working to help build the foundation of a dynamic team in a local office of an exploding national practice. 

If interested, please reach out to Gavin McPhie, MAI at gavin.mcphie@ngkf.com.


City of Palo Alto is Hiring a Senior Real Property Management Analyst

The Senior Real Property Management Analyst position provides an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified candidate to work with the Real Property Manager in the negotiation of terms and conditions of agreements and preparation of agreements in support of real estate and capital improvement projects; technical work with administrative responsibility related to rights-of-way and easements; acquisition and disposition of real property; management of leases; processing of documents and reports related to real estate and capital improvement projects; and providing assistance to stakeholders regarding real estate management, physical planning, and space management. Current major projects include the real estate needs for the 2014 Capital Infrastructure Plan including building a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Highway 101, assisting in the leasing and use of the Cubberley Community Center, and use of the historic Roth Building.
The position will appeal to a candidate who enjoys a challenge and thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate has strong project management and negotiation capabilities and has experience in both public sector real property transactions and municipal budgets.

Learn more about this position.



Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco, CA

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)


Northern California/Bay Area

Commercial Appraiser position available at a growing and dynamic professional firm which utilizes high productivity report writing software. Must be thorough, detail oriented, motivated, have strong writing skills and be computer literate with proficiency in MS Word and Excel (Argus experience desirable). Certified State License required and three plus years Commercial Appraisal experience desired. Experience in the valuation of LIHTC property is a plus. We serve the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento markets. Superior fee splits and Retirement Plan offered. If you meet these requirements, please e-mail your qualifications to:  jfillmore@fillmoregroup.com or contact:  Jeffrey W. Fillmore, MAI at 555 Meridian Avenue, Suite C, San Jose, CA 95126, Telephone (408)299-0444, Fax (408)299-0449.   



Office Space, Contracting and Training

Office space availble to a licensed appraiser in downtown Walnut Creek.  Contracting and training for commercial assignments is also available.  Contact Rob Denton, MAI, for more details - rdenton@dentonvaluation.com or phone 925/746-1420.



Real Estate Appraiser Position Available At Kidder Mathews

Kidder Mathews Valuation Advisory is looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and highly-motivated individuals to work as appraisers in our San Jose, Redwood Shores, San Francisco, and Pleasanton offices.  We offer the highest compensation package in the industry, along with a full spectrum of benefits including health insurance; a 401k retirement plan; payment of Appraisal Institute dues and BREA fees; and an education stipend for AI Candidates.  Each office also provides full administrative and technical support in a professional environment.


  • State of California AG certification and/or Appraisal Institute MAI designation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, math, and analytical abilities
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Argus
  • Highly professional image and demeanor

Kidder Mathews is the largest, independent commercial real estate firm on the West Coast, with over 800 real estate professionals and staff in 22 offices in California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, and Nevada.  We provide a complete range of appraisal, consulting, brokerage, property management, project & construction management, and sustainability services.  Recently, Kidder Mathews was named a Business Journal “Best Workplace” and a Bay Area News Group “Top Workplace”, and has also made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing, privately-held companies for four of the past five years.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé to jeff.enright@kidder.com.


National Commercial Appraisal Firm Seeking Trainee

Property Sciences is seeking an appraiser with one to three years of experience.  There is an opening in our Sacramento office for someone interested in both agriculture and commercial property valuation, with excellent growth possibilities. We offer appraisal course reimbursement, 401k match, and health insurance benefits.  Please send resume and cover letter to Arthur Neudek, MAI, AI-GRS at Arthur.neudek@propsci.com



Commercial Real Estate Appraisers - San Jose, San Ramon, Modesto and Sacramento

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 organization consisting of 74 office locations. Valbridge Property Advisors | 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 Property Advisors | 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.

Further Information One of the main reasons professionals join us is to collaborate with some of the best minds in the business. If you check our website, you will see that most of our Appraisers and Analysts have been with us for many years.

Valbridge Property Advisors | Northern California offers excellent earning potential and a stable, professional work environment. Medical and 401(k) plans available. For more information, please visit www.valbridge.com

Please send your resume and cover letter to our Operations Manager, Ana Bonifacio.


Certified General Appraiser or Appraiser Trainee - Santa Cruz, CA

Pacific Appraisers, a regional appraisal firm based in Santa Cruz, California, is seeking a Certified General Appraiser or Appraiser Trainee to join our practice. Enjoy the flexibility and camaraderie of working at Pacific Appraisers. Responsibilities include appraising apartment, retail, office, industrial, and hotel/motel properties. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years commercial appraisal experience. Assignments throughout Santa Cruz, Monterey and the South Bay. Opportunity to work on-site or from home. Excellent earning potential. Company has a 401k plan with matching. Please send your resume via email to shain@pacificappraisers.com 


Senior Commercial Appraisers

Newmark Knight Frank is seeking to hire certified general licensed appraisers for the California Central Valley area.  With 12 offices in Northern California, the NKF Northern California Valuation & Advisory staff valued over $40B in real estate in 2018.

Please email resume to Robby Perrino at the following address: robby.perrino@ngkf.com


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