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Tampa. Tropical Valuation Advisory is looking for a Researcher 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 operations.  We are a Tampa based firm with a staff position available for qualified applicants in our Westshore office.  This is a full time W-2 employment opportunity with benefits. The Researcher tasks include collecting and researching property data such as requesting information from property contacts, researching zoning, ownership, size, use, type of construction, and verifying data etc. in public records.


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


·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

·        Strong organizational and analytical skills;

·        Ability to effectively present information; 

·        Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, setting up reports, and accurately inserting information;

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

·        Good writing skills. 

Please forward your resume to Chris Shaeffer at or you can call at 

813-343-0907 x225 for any additional information about this opportunity.

(Posted:  8.18.20)

Tampa. BBG’s remains one of the fastest growing appraisal and consulting firms in Florida. Their expansion continues with staffing opportunities in Tampa, Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville and the Southwest Florida offices. We are actively seeking:

* MAI Designated Appraisers

* Senior and Junior Level State-Certified Appraisers

* Full Shop Acquisition Opportunities

BBG is a national, full-service provider of commercial property valuation products ranging from traditional appraisals to specialized due diligence and consulting services. Our Florida-based management team has over 100 years of combined leadership experience in the commercial valuation industry and has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including banks, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs and insurance companies. BBG’s national presence includes 40+ offices from coast to coast including six (6) in Florida.

BBG offers a complete and dynamic technology package and corporate support staff maximizing the efficiency of the assignment process from engagement to transmittal. All industry standard resources are provided. BBG provides a fully integrated laptop to every employee providing flexibility for work in the office, the field or home offices.

Compensation packages are based on level of experience and background. Competitive fee splits are offered to appraisers. BBG offers attractive employee benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance. In addition, BBG pays Appraisal Institute dues, applicable state licensing fees.

Career advancement potential is high and expected.  Please forward resumes and inquires to Eric Hoening, MAI – Managing Director at or call 813-327-4101. 

(Posted:  8.17.20)

The Pinellas County Property Appraiser is seeking candidates for a commercial appraiser (Appraiser 2) position. This is field and office work of routine difficulty in the gathering of property data to assist in estimating commercial property values for ad valorem purposes. Work involves measuring building characteristics, making quality judgments, conducting inventories, and recording descriptive data. structures and appurtenances, drawing sketches to scale, identifying structural features and characteristics, making quality judgments, conducting inventories, and recording descriptive data.

Minimum Requirements for the Appraiser 2 position:

 Possession of a Florida State Driver’s License and provide personal properly licensed and insured automobile transportation for the performance of fieldwork (mileage reimbursement)
o 2 years college level coursework (or Associate’s degree) in business, finance, accounting,
Must also possess: o At least 4 years of experience in appraisal: or
o An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.public administration, real estate and at least 2 years of experience in appraisal; or

Highly desirable skills/qualifications:
 Possession of a designation from a nationally recognized professional appraisal organization
 Possession of a Florida State Certified Appraiser or Registered Trainee Appraiser license  Experience in mass appraisal

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS  Appraiser 2 salary range: $46,196.80 - $73,923.20

 Benefits: Health – Dental – Life Insurance – Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

 Enrollment in the Florida Retirement System

 Generous annual leave and paid holidays

All interested applicants are required to complete a Pinellas County application form online at::

Application deadline: August 28, 2020

(Posted: 8.6.20)

Lee Pallardy, Inc. in Tampa, Florida is hiring.

We are seeking an experienced commercial appraiser with good writing skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, and Database software. Competitive compensation, medical benefits, and computer provided.

Contact – David Taulbee, MAI, at 813-221-3700

(Posted: 3-2-20)

Colliers International Senior Housing & Healthcare Specialty Practice – Sarasota, FL

The Senior Housing and Healthcare Specialty Practice of Colliers International is looking to hire junior and senior appraisers. Colliers International is a national appraisal firm with over 51 offices nationwide. As part of the Senior Housing and Healthcare Specialty Practice, you will be focused on producing thorough reports focused on the senior housing and healthcare property types, as well as fostering client relationships and consulting with them to find the best solutions. You’ll work closely with senior management to develop and drive a strategic growth plan for the market.

You will help mentor analysts and delve deep into market research together.Each day you will promote and advocate Colliers’ brand in the local market, articulating its value through superior customer service and financial results. Preferred candidates would have a trainee or certified general license. Please email your resume to (Posted: 2.28.20)


ADI – Appraisal Alliance Inc in Tampa, FL, has an immediate need to add an experienced State-Certified Residential Appraiser to our team on a project fee basis – to Serve the Hillsborough to Sarasota area – and possibly into Central Florida. Work from home – computer, software ACI and MLS data provided (or reimbursed) if needed. Please be professional in appearance with reliable transportation. Please forward your resume and sample report to

Entreken Associates, Inc., St. Petersburg, FL, has an opening for an experienced State-Certified residential appraiser to work in a dynamic fast paced environment.  Applicants should be detail oriented, have good communication skills and professional in appearance.  Fee split compensation. Website:  

Please forward resume to Gayle Schoneman at  

(Posted:  01-30-20)

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