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Employment Opportunities

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 Appraisers

Full Shop Acquisition Opportunities

BBG is a national, full-service provider of commercial property valuation products ranging from specialized due diligence and consulting services to traditional appraisals. Our 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 s 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 and provides a generous annual education allowance.

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: 3-3-20)

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)

Certified General, Trainee & Residential Appraisers - Tampa, FL

Hendry Real Estate Advisors, Inc. is an established appraisal firm providing commercial and residential 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 United States. We offer an excellent fee split and professional support and have extensive resources and a comprehensive database of comparable properties. Our headquarters are located in Tampa and we have offices located around the country; our appraisers are able to work remotely and can conveniently access our cloud file storage & online report preparation software.

Appraise with the support of a team with over 50 years of combined knowledge and professional experience in the appraisal industry. We are looking for:

• Certified General Appraisers

• Trainee Appraisers

• Residential Appraisers

We contract with experienced commercial appraisers throughout the country in both regional and local markets. Our Florida-based appraisers have opportunities to travel with job assignments both in-state and in popular metropolitan areas.

Fee Assignments:  We are looking for experienced independent state-licensed Commercial Appraisers in Florida markets as well as markets around the country who have an established practice in their market and access to regional data sources. Considering our company’s nationwide presence, our national investment and bank clients offer us projects in primary markets all around the United States.

Residential & Commercial Appraisers: Our reports are more than just assembly-line appraisals. We provide our clients with value-added reports & our assignment fees reflect this. We need Florida-based residential appraisers in major counties to help us provide superior reports for our clients.

The appraisers we need are detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management and problem-solving skills, and who can travel for property inspections (travel expenses reimbursed). 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.

About Hendry Real Estate Advisors, Inc.  -  Our valuation experience includes most types of real property found in Florida, the Southeast and throughout the country. The firm prepares commercial appraisals for a variety of clients including major insurance companies, pension funds, banks, conduits, savings and loan associations, investment banking organizations, attorneys, governmental agencies and individuals. Our services include appraisals, market studies, feasibility analysis, consultation and litigation support. Specific appraisal assignments include, but are not limited to, neighborhood shopping centers, regional malls, single and multi-tenant office buildings, hotels and motels, historical properties, service stations, convenience stores, business parks, marinas, all types of warehouses, multifamily apartment projects, condominium conversions, industrial plants and properties including concrete batch facilities, manufactured gas plants (MGP) including construction and demolition debris and petroleum and arsenic contamination, as well as easements and 1 to 14,000-acre vacant land tracts of all types. We have extensive experience with a variety of special purpose properties including restaurants, funeral homes, schools, golf courses, car washes and medical related facilities. Our experience also includes market studies, discounted cash flow analysis, leasehold and leased fee interests, highest and best use studies, investment analysis, and litigation support.   Contact:    

(Posted:  11.14.19)

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:  8-2-19)


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)

Trainee Looking for Employment and Supervisor in the Panhandle Area

Joseph W Jones, Navarre FL

Marine Corps veteran, undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Alabama, and Graduate degree from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. 14 years of experience in the education field. Also, experienced in the home kitchen and bath industry as well.  Has completed real estate appraisal trainee courses and is currently looking for a supervisor to obtain the experience required.    Contact him at:  Phone: 256-399-7467

(Posted:  10-20-19)

Special Magistrate Positions  

The Pasco County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is seeking Attorney and Appraiser Special Magistrates to serve for the 2020 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 5:00 p.m. May 15, 2020 to:

Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller

Attn: Value Adjustment Board

East Pasco Government Center

14236 6th Street, Suite 201 Dade City, FL 33523

(Posted:  03-19-20)













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