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P. O. Box 273994
Tampa, FL  33688
Tel. 813-962-4003
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Employment Opportunities, Jobs Wanted & Special Magistrate Positions
Employment Opportunity:


Newmark Knight Frank, the fastest growing national full service real estate firm, is looking to hire certified general appraisers and trainees throughout Florida. We are looking for appraisers that have a record of accomplishment performing high quality work and experience with complex properties. Proficiency with Argus Enterprise is a strong plus.

Please contact Greg Becker, MAI at

Posted:  5-10-18


The Property Tax Oversight Program for the State of Florida Department of Revenue has an immediate position available for an Appraiser II, for the Orlando  or Fort Myers area.  The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of commercial or mass appraisal experience.  Preference will be given to those applicants who are state licensed or certified appraisers, those with college credits towards certification, or Registered Trainees.  This work is appraising commercial real property to determine its just or market value for assessment purposes in accordance with prescribed guidelines.  The incumbent will research, compile and analyze market, cost and income data in the development of estimates of value. Candidates must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management skills and problem solving skills; must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. The State of Florida offers a competitive compensation package, health benefits, company resources, flex/telework schedules, and a retirement plan. Employer maintains standard business hours; no one is required to work holidays, nights or weekends. Those interested in this position may follow the link noted below to submit an on-line application using the State’s People First system:

Only applications submitted through the state hiring portal will be accepted. 

Contact information:   Lin Wilhelm, (407) 245-1661,   (Posted:  5-18-18)


The Property Tax Oversight Program for the State of Florida Department of Revenue has immediate positions available for Senior Appraisers, based in the Orlando, Tampa or Fort Myers area.  The ideal candidate would have at least 4 years of commercial appraisal experience, and be an active Florida State Certified General Appraiser.  In lieu of a senior–level real estate appraisal designation or State Certified General Appraisal license, the applicant may have completed 300 hours of Florida pre-licensing training and 3000 hours of USPAP compliant commercial appraisal experience and be a Registered Trainee.  Candidates must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management skills and problem solving skills; must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. The State of Florida offers a competitive compensation package, health benefits, company resources, flexible/telework opportunity and a retirement plan.  We work standard hours Monday through Friday, we do not require anyone to work overnight, through weekends, or work over vacation/holidays.  Those interested in this position may follow the link noted below to submit an on-line application using the State’s People First system:

Resumes received outside of the State Hiring portal will not be considered.     Closing date: 6/25/2018   

Contact information:   Lin Wilhelm, (407)245-1661,

(Posted:  5-4-18)

Ft. Myers/Naples – CBRE, Inc.   CBRE is a Fortune 500 (#215) and S&P 500 company, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. We are seeking candidates to assist in establishing a Valuation Office in SWFL. The ideal candidate would be MAI designated (but Advanced Candidates with desired attributes would be considered); have strong communication skills (both verbal and written); advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, Argus, etc.); superior technical and analytical skills; have established client relationships; and ability to oversee and train appraisers. This position will provide opportunity for motivated individuals to build and grow an office within our platform.

Interested individuals seeking more information on this opportunity, please reach out in confidence to  (Posted:  4-20-18)

Tampa. The appraisal firm of Lee Pallardy, Inc. (LPI) is seeking a research assistant and apprentice appraiser as well as an experienced appraiser to fill immediate openings at our office in Downtown Tampa.  LPI is unique in that we are staffed with five MAI designated appraisers with over 150 years of combined experience.  LPI is a full-service real estate appraisal firm generally focusing in West Central Florida.  We offer competitive base salaries and commission-based compensation, as well as benefits such as health insurance reimbursement.  If interested, please contact David Taulbee, MAI by telephone at 813-221-3700 Ext. 303, or email and please include your resume.

(Posted:  4-13-18)

Certified General, Trainee & Residential Appraisers

Hendry Real Estate Advisors, Inc. is an established appraisal firm providing residential and commercial valuations to national lenders, real estate investment companies and property management operators. We perform hundreds of multifamily and commercial appraisals annually in Florida and throughout the country. We offer an excellent fee split and professional support and have extensive resources and a comprehensive database of comparable properties. Our main office location is in Tampa, but we have offices located around the country; our appraisers work remotely and can conveniently access our cloud file storage & online report preparation software. We are looking for:

•Certified General Appraisers

•Trainee Appraisers

•Residential Appraisers

We are looking for detail-oriented appraisers who have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management and problem-solving skills, and who can travel for (expense reimbursed) property inspections. We need Florida-based appraisers as well as appraisers established and familiar with other regions of the country available for fee assignments. A proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel) and Argus is preferred. Multifamily experience is preferred but we are also looking for appraisers with a background in appraising other types of commercial properties such as vacant land, retail, office and industrial properties. Residential appraisers must be proficient in a la mode.  Contact:

(Posted:  3-28-18)

Commercial Trainee Appraiser / Certified General

Come Joint Us!  Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.We have an opportunity to work in the commercial real estate profession in the Valuation and Advisory Services division. This division focuses on helping clients with valuation and/or market consulting on assets throughout Florida. The candidate will have the benefit of working directly with our Multifamily Team Leader and will gain exposure to real estate markets throughout the State of Florida. Further, the candidate will gain exposure to institutional assets and clients; typically lenders, mortgage brokers, owners and REITs.

The candidate will analyze regional and local area economic attributes and emerging trends for the real estate market, collect and analyze legal and physical features of an asset, execute financial analysis, investigate and report market findings including vacancy, absorption, other supply/demand factors, and comparable data. The candidate will also help maintain the database, conduct field inspections, and complete appraisal reports, or portions of.

A successful candidate will possess the following:

-Active Trainee Appraiser License, or willingness to obtain it or GG License

-Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree is preferred)

-Strong analytical skills

-Strong communication skills

-Proficient in MS Word & Excel

-Strong work ethic

-Ability to work as a team

-Ability to multi-task

-Ability to research

-Ethics and integrity

The candidate must be a self-starter who is well-organized, self-motivated, efficient, responsible, reliable and able to take direction and have adequate interpersonal skills.

Contact:  Amanda Cooper, MAI, +1 727 417 4550 M  +1 813 871 8532, email to:

(Posted:  10-12-17)


Need State Certified appraisers for established Florida firm:

BayOne Appraisal Services is seeking State Certified appraisers to perform appraisals in Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Fort Myers market areas. 

BayOne Appraisal Services, Inc. has proudly served Florida since 1985.  We are a highly respected company, with a strong client base, offering exceptional benefits including 401K match, health insurance, salary option, etc.

All research tools are provided along with admin support.  We encourage relocation candidates to inquire.

Please visit our website at 

Email resumes and licenses to Mark Silverstein, SRA at

(Posted:  01-26-18)

Employment Wanted

Sarasota area.  Seasoned commercial appraiser with 14 years of experience valuing a wide variety of property types looking for a solid production opportunity in SWFL, preferably based out of Sarasota. Experience working remotely and as part of a team.  Resume

(Posted:  08-16-17)

Special Magistrate Positions  - 2018

Pasco County.  The Pasco County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is seeking Attorney and Appraiser Special Magistrates to serve for the 2018 term.  To be chosen, an applicant must meet the criteria of Section 194.035, Florida statutes.  Special Magistrates are paid $125 per hour with a four hour minimum for a mutually scheduled hearing date.  All selected Special Magistrates will be required to attend an orientation session on a date to be determined.  Special Magistrates will sign a contract upon hire with the specific terms of engagement.  Additional information and applications are available on the Pasco County Clerk & comptroller's website or by calling (352) 521-4347.  Submit applications by 5 PM on June 29, 2018 to:

Pasco County Clerk & Coptroller, Atten: Value Adjustment Board, East Pasco Government Center, 14236 6th Street, Suite 201, Dade City, FL  33523.   (Posted:  5-17-18)

Leon County.  Value Adjustment Board, Leon County, seeks special magistrates, per Fla. Stat. § 194.035(1) to hear appeals of real estate and tangible personal property valuation.  These are seasonal, temporary and part-time appointments.  See "Announcements" at for additional information regarding qualifications, application form, and where to apply.  Apply by Friday June 29. Contact Rebecca Vause at with questions.  (Posted:  5-10-18)

Special Magistrates for the Pinellas County Value Adjustment Board

In accordance with Section 194.035, Florida Statutes, Pinellas County is currently seeking appraisers who meet the following criteria to serve as Special Magistrates for the 2018 Value Adjustment Board.  A Special Magistrate may not be an appointed or elected official or employee of Pinellas County; must be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than five years experience in real property evaluation and/or a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser’s organization with not less than five years experience in tangible personal property valuation, per Chapter 475, Florida Statutes; and may not represent a taxpayer before the Value Adjustment Board in any tax year during which he or she serves as a Special Magistrate.  Appraisers who have three years of relevant experience and who have completed the training conducted by the Department of Revenue will also be considered for appointment.

Special Magistrates will be paid at the rate of $125.00 per hour.  Hearings will be scheduled during the months of October, November, December and January.  Candidates wishing to serve should contact Norman D. Loy, Deputy Clerk, Value Adjustment Board, Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, Fifth Floor, Clearwater, Florida 33756; telephone number (727) 464-3458; e-mail address:  Completed applications must be received on or before 5:00 P.M., Friday, April 27, 2018.













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