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Southwest Florida (Naples to Bradenton)

Valbridge Property Advisors - Commercial Appraisers

Valbridge Property Advisors | Southwest Florida is seeking experienced, career-oriented appraisers with a strong work ethic and who are conscientious of time, courteous to others, respectful of office policy, willing to embrace technology and put in the effort to learn new systems.  Qualified candidates will meet these requirements:

·        Certified General Appraiser (MAI is a plus but not required)

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

·        Minimum 2 years’ experience as a commercial appraiser

·        Desire to attain the MAI designation (or similar accreditation) in preferred

·        Proficient in MS Word, Excel and mapping programs

·        Good writing skills

·        Flexibility to work both autonomously and as a team member

·        A positive, professional attitude

The Valbridge Southwest Florida office has been providing appraisal services throughout Southwest Florida, including the major cities of Bradenton, Sarasota, Ft. Myers, and Naples, for over 40 years. Southwest Florida and Naples specifically, is consistently rated as one of the top places to live for quality of life.  Valbridge Property Advisors is the largest privately owned appraisal company in the country, with over 200 MAI’s, 675 staff and 75 offices, and proudly offers its employees access to industry leading, integrated, web-based, proprietary database and report writing software.

Salary and benefits shall be commensurate with experience and background. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letter and resume to for immediate consideration.   We want to hear from you!      (Posted:  08-22-18)

Sarasota/Manatee Counties FL.   Alliance Appraisal Associates of Florida, Inc. is looking to add Certified Res (FHA approved) appraisers to cover 1 or 2 counties in a busy residential office. We do residential only, in business more than 25 years. This is a full or part time opportunity, 1099 employment. Work as much or as little as you like (minimally must accept 3 to 5 assignments weekly). This is a fee split position. Appraisers relocating to this area are welcome to apply but only certified appraisers will be considered (no trainees please). Must have good computer skills and knowledge of Alamode/Total software. Work remotely from your own home office.

Please forward your resume to Debra Ann Dietz, SRA at or you may call at 941 356 0974 for any additional information about this opportunity.    (Posted:  8-14-18)

Tampa.  Tropical Valuation Advisory is looking for Certified General Appraisers &Trainees at our Tampa office

Tropical Valuation Advisory, a commercial real estate appraisal firm having been in business for nearly 30 years, is looking to expand our operations.  We are a Tampa based firm with staff positions available for Trainee appraisers in our Westshore office.  This is a full time W-2 employment opportunity with benefits.


For trainees, we have developed a training program where candidates will receive extensive training and development opportunities over a 24-month period. Provided performance and training goals are met, successful Associates will be placed within an existing team. This accelerated program provides an opportunity for employees to fast-track their personal knowledge and expertise across the major property types, an opportunity that is truly unique within the industry. 



·        Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university. 


·        Currently have or in the process of obtaining a Florida General Appraiser or Trainee License


·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

·        Strong organizational and analytical skills. 

·        Ability to effectively present information. 


·        Requires basic knowledge of financial real estate terms and principles. 


·        Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. 

·        Ability to solve problems in standard situations. 

·        Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills. 


·        Basic skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. 

·        Good writing skills. 

·        Argus knowledge a plus


Please forward your resume to Chris Shaeffer at or you can call at 813-343-0907 for any additional information about this opportunity.

(Posted:  7-12-18)

Tampa.  Marshall & Stevens is looking for a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser.

Marshall & Stevens has an opening for a senior level appraiser for our growing Tampa, FL office. We are seeking a candidate that will work with our existing financial valuation and machinery/equipment valuation personnel, and to lead our real estate valuation practice in Florida. In addition, this candidate has the opportunity to lead a specialty practice in the Health care sector, focused on appraising nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, rehab centers and other property types in the health care space. The candidate should have 10+ years of appraisal experience and should have a certified general license in Florida. Come join a diverse practice serving the financial services, banking, REIT, insurance, legal, accounting, audit, corporate, development, pension and asset management sectors on a nationwide basis. There is an opportunity to mentor others and build a team beneath you. Experience a diverse practice that is focused on excellence.

Please forward your resume and cover letter directly to Patrick T. Craig, executive managing director using the following email address:  For more information on Marshall & Stevens, please visit our website:

(Posted:  7-9-18)

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)

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)


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)

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