To Our Members

The Seattle Chapter of the Appraisal Institute’s Employment Opportunities is available to current Appraisal Institute professionals. Our job board focuses on opportunities in the Puget Sound area, but we occasionally post listings in other locations, too. If you have an opening in your company that would be great for a Seattle Chapter member, please submit it per the instructions below.

Job Listings

Certified General Appraiser | San Diego, CA (posted 3/12/2020)

Certified General Appraiser | Integra Realty Resources (Integra Hotels) | San Diego, CA

Immediate full-time appraiser positions available in San Diego for a 5+ year experienced Certified General Appraisers.  We also have immediate openings for one or more MAI-Designated appraisers or advanced Candidates.  Experience in Argus Enterprise and/or condemnation/litigation is a major plus.  Relocation may not be an absolute requirement, as we utilize advanced, cloud-based report generating software using proprietary Word-Excel based product. We are known to have built the best database in the market, and we have a full suite of market data, allowing you to save significant time in producing quality narrative reports. This is not a trainee position.

Please send resume, in confidence, to Jeff Greenwald, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, ASA, IFAS, FRICS, Executive Director, IRR-San Diego at jgreenwald@irr.com.  

Real Estate Appraiser, Associate | Seattle, WA (posted 3/12/2020)

Real Estate Appraiser, Associate | Chase Bank | Seattle, WA

Req #: 200016672

Location: Seattle, WA, US

Job Description: Commercial Real Estate Group (CRE):

Work with the best commercial real estate team in the industry! As the largest financial institution and multifamily lender in the country, JPMorgan Chase is looking for seasoned real estate appraisers who want to bring their expertise and knowledge to a team that specializes in multifamily and commercial appraisal assignments, with a strong emphasis on multifamily product ranging from 5 to 500 units. We are dedicated to helping real estate appraisal professionals grow with our team. We will provide all of the equipment, training, data sources, and software for real estate appraisers who have an eagerness and passion for developing a deep specialty career and are looking for professional growth. This position will provide hands-on real estate experience that will prepare individuals for a variety of real estate related roles with the firm.

A successful candidate’s qualifications and essential job duties include:

  • Appraising 5+ unit multifamily residential and/or commercial properties to estimate the market value for related financial transactions in accordance with internal policies/procedures, industry standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Interview real estate market participants for rent surveys, sales surveys, and subject property analysis.
  • Learning and performing the administrative tasks that drive the CRE Appraisal process.
  • 4-year college degree preferred
  • State Certified General Appraiser License (Commercial Positions).
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience appraising multifamily residential, mixed-use, and/or commercial properties.
  • Significant experience appraising for financial institutions is preferred.
  • Strong analytical, business writing, and oral communication skills are a must.
  • Computer/technology knowledge is required as well as a proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Must be self-motivated and manage time efficiently to meet service-level deadlines.
  • Understanding of various construction types and mechanical systems as well as hazards such as flood, environmental, earthquake, and zoning conditions.
  • Superior knowledge of local real estate metro areas and neighborhood

Follow this link to apply: https://jobs.chase.com/ShowJob/Id/291314/Commercial-Bank-Risk-Real-Estate-Appraiser,-Associate/ or go to jobs.chase.com and enter requisition number 200016672 in the keyword search.

Experienced MAI Appraiser | Seattle, WA (posted 3/12/2020)

Experienced MAI Appraiser | Joseph J. Blake & Associates, Inc. | Seattle, WA

Are you an MAI that is stuck in a lower management position, or looking to advance your career?  Joseph J. Blake & Associates is in search of a talented individual to serve as Managing Director of the Pacific Northwest office.  As national firm which began in 1946, Joseph J. Blake & Associates is one of the largest private real estate appraisal companies in the country.  We are not franchised but operate as a single corporation with offices nationwide.  We are currently expanding our Pacific Northwest presence and are seeking an experienced MAI appraiser to lead this charge.  This is an exciting opportunity with tremendous upside and a path to eventual partnership.

We have long-established relationships with a wide variety of clients including investment funds, pension advisors, lending institutions, public agencies, attorneys, mortgage brokers and many others.  The ideal candidate will have some level of experience in management and client relations.  Argus Enterprise experience is a plus.

We offer a competitive compensation package as well as the following:

– Health, dental and vision insurance

– Funded flexible spending account

– 401(k)

– Continuing education reimbursement

– Mileage reimbursement

– Appraisal Institute dues

– Robust database and report writing software

– Full IT and administrative support

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing national company with a path to being a shareholder.  The location is within the Seattle market.  If interested, please send inquiries to Brian Rapela at brapela@josephjblake.com.

Director – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser | Seattle, WA (posted 12/18/2019)

Director – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser | CG Valuation | Seattle, WA

CG Valuation is accepting resumes for a Director position.

What we offer

  • Above industry average fee split
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Profit sharing
  • Development into a specialty practice leader and build a team of appraisers
  • CE and memberships paid
  • Ability to work remotely or in a professional downtown Seattle setting
  • Potential for participation in overall business planning and strategy

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university. Master’s degree preferred
  • MAI designation or other appraisal designations desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial appraisal experience
  • Must possess a Washington State Certified General License
  • Friendly demeanor and ability to work with a group

CG Valuation (www.cgvaluation.com) is an independent commercial real estate appraisal firm based in downtown Seattle. For consideration, please email your letter of interest and resume to careers@cgvaluation.com. All inquiries will be confidential.


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