Employment.

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

Commercial Real Estate Appraiser: Seattle, Washington| BBG, Inc. (posted 5/24/2021)

BBG, Inc. is looking for a talented certified general real estate appraiser to join our team. This is an exciting professional growth opportunity with a national appraisal and assessment firm.

About Us:

BBG, Inc. is a leading national commercial real estate valuation and assessment company with a reputation for personal attention, on-time delivery, and deep expertise in multifamily, office, retail, and industrial sectors. Our management team has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including financial institutions, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs, and insurance companies. We have over 35 offices coast-to-coast and provide service in every major market.

***Signing Bonuses for qualified candidates

What we Offer:

  • Industry-competitive fee split/compensation package based on experience
  • Flexible work options (remote opportunities or station in our physical office)
  • A national platform offering deep database and resources
  • Advanced report-writing software and IT support
  • Research and administrative support
  • Education expense allowance
  • Full licensing and professional dues coverage
  • Competitive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as 401k.

Requirements:

We are seeking a driven, motivated Certified General Appraiser capable of completing high-quality commercial real estate valuation and consulting assignments in a timely manner. Candidate must hold a Certified General License or be near completion of obtaining licensure. Additional requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university
  • Certified General Appraiser license
  • MAI designation or Candidate on the MAI path
  • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Argus Enterprise experience a plus
  • Must have strong writing skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage assignments while meeting deadlines

Please submit a resume to Somer Sanderson at ssanderson@bbgres.com 

Commercial Real Estate Appraiser- Agriculture Experience : Seattle, Washington| BBG, Inc. (posted 5/24/2021)

Real estate valuation company seeking a Certified General Appraiser with experience in agriculture or desire to learn this valuation type. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and capable of completing high quality commercial appraisals in a timely manner utilizing a full technology suite. Additionally, the individual must be career-oriented and have a strong desire to advance. Candidate must hold a Certified General License or be near completion of obtaining a license. We have open positions in Portland, Oregon as well as Washington and California. 

 
***Signing bonuses for qualified candidates. 

Requirements

Specific requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year university.
  • Certified General Appraiser.
  • MAI or ARA designation a plus or a candidate seeking them in the near future.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel.
  • Must have strong writing skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage assignments while meeting deadlines.

Please submit a resume to Somer Sanderson at ssanderson@bbgres.com

Director – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser|CG Valuation (posted 5/4/2021)

What we offer

  • Above industry average fee split
  • Competitive benefits package (401(k), medical, dental)
  • 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

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.

Commercial Real Estate Review Appraiser Sr. VP | JPMorgan Chase & Co. |WA, OR, IL, CO, MN (posted 3/12/2021)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

Our Firmwide Risk Function:

Our Firmwide Risk function is focused on cultivating a stronger, unified culture that embraces a sense of personal accountability for developing the highest corporate standards in governance and controls across the firm. Business priorities are built around the need to strengthen and guard the firm from the many risks we face, financial rigor, risk discipline, fostering a transparent culture and doing the right thing in every situation. We are equally focused on nurturing talent, respecting the diverse experiences that our team of Risk professionals bring and embracing an inclusive environment.

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 well-seasoned real estate review appraisers who want to bring their significant 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 review appraisers who have an eagerness and passion for ensuring that appraisal reports meet our strong quality assurance standards. This position will provide experienced real estate reviewers with an opportunity for professional growth within a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly-collaborative team. 

A successful candidate’s essential job duties include:

  • Performing reviews of appraisal reports for multifamily residential (5+ units) and/or commercial properties to determine the credibility of market values developed for financially-related transactions in accordance with internal appraisal policies/procedures, industry standards, and regulatory requirements (USPAP & FIRREA).
  • Using risk-based decisions, work with stakeholders to ensure that appraisal reviews are complete, accurate, adequate, relevant, and reasonable based on sound real estate appraisal methodology.
  • Learning and performing the administrative tasks that drive the CRE Appraisal Review process.
  • Continual development of local market knowledge and national real estate trends.

 Qualifications:

  • A 4-year college  degree is preferred.
  • State Certified General Appraiser License (Commercial Positions).
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience appraising and/or reviewing complex multifamily residential, mixed-use, and/or commercial properties. 
  • Significant experience appraising or reviewing 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).
  • Comprehensive knowledge or certification of Argus software is preferred.
  • National Review experience is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and elevate critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Must be self-motivated and manage time efficiently to meet service-level deadlines.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Understanding of various construction types and mechanical systems as well as hazards such as flood, environmental, earthquake, and zoning conditions.
  • Ability to analyze properties with complex characteristics.
  • Superior knowledge of local real estate metro areas and neighborhood.

MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute or equivalent credential is preferred.

About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team

Commercial Banking is focused on helping our clients succeed and making a positive difference in our communities. We provide credit and financing, treasury and payment services, international banking and real estate services to clients including corporations, municipalities, institutions, real estate investors and owners, and nonprofit organizations.

Link to role: Req # 210082896 Commercial Bank- Risk- Reviewer Appraiser Sr., Vice President

CRE Review Appraiser | Columbia Bank |WA, ID, OR (posted 2/4/2021)

Procures bids and engages commercial and agricultural property appraisers. Reviews appraisals for proper valuation of collateral, and works closely with other areas within the Bank in order to communicate appraisal issues and update supporting documentation. To learn more and apply please visit: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3UdhqlwE

 

Senior Appraiser | CBRE |Seattle, Tacoma or Spokane (posted 12/16/2020)

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

Position Description, including Required Experience and Qualifications:

Prepares real estate appraisal reports from start to finish, including all Appraiser responsibilities as well as performing detailed appraisal analysis in order to value real estate. May mentor trainees and/or develop new client relationships. Must have General State Certification/License.

Application Instructions:  http://m.rfer.us/CBRETx-kU4

Property Management Specialist/Negotiator (PAS3) | WSDOT |Tumwater, WA – Olympic Region (posted 12/3/2020)

Property Management Specialist/Negotiator (PAS3) | WSDOT |Tumwater, WA

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently seeking a talented and responsible real estate professional to fill the Property & Acquisition Specialist vacancy located in Tumwater. This position prepares and processes surplus property and lease reviews, physically inspects real property inventory, maintains computer data files for inventory, and prepares required documents for assigned duties. In this role, you will also acquire, through negotiation under eminent domain, the real property necessary to deliver the WSDOT Olympic Region’s (OR) highway construction projects and the court mandated fish passage barrier removal projects. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with experience in real estate acquisition and property management functions.

See link for more information, including details on how to apply: LINK

FIELD STAFF APPRAISERS | CLARIO |Seattle, WA (posted 7/8/2020)

FIELD STAFF APPRAISERS | CLARIO |Seattle, WA

Clario Appraisal Network, Inc. is a full-service residential real estate appraisal firm comprised of highly experienced appraisers, providing the highest quality services across the nation. We specialize in real estate valuations for the mortgage lending and financial services industries. 

Clario is powered by Clear Capital’s unmatched technology platforms, service, and data, providing our partners with the insight to make confident financial decisions

If you are looking to work for a top-rated real estate valuation firm that prides itself with world-class customer service, quality control, and innovative technology application, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

We are Hiring in the following location(s): Pierce County, Seattle/ King County and Snohomish County

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Staff Field Appraiser is to accept and complete market value residential property appraisal orders according to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines, federal and state appraisal laws, and client directives ensuring that quality and quantity guidelines are met and that the conclusions reached in the report are accurate and/or appropriate.  

FSA’s will complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex to highly complex assignments.  Responsible for data management including collection, verification and analysis of sales, pending sales, listings, as well as maintaining other information required for the valuation process.  Work in a team environment to accomplish production and service goals and consistently meets or exceeds customer service expectations.

We realize the value of our employees and offer an excellent competitive salary and benefits package which includes: 

  • Eligibility to enroll in all health plans, effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of uninterrupted employment
  • Two Anthem Blue Cross medical insurance plan options: Premier PPO and Basic (high deductible) PPO
  • $30,000 of life insurance ($25k with Anthem, $5k with UNUM)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for all members of your household
  • Mass Mutual 401(k) plan – eligible to participate upon hire; company matching
  • 10 days of PTO and 11 holidays
  • Expense reimbursement (including mileage)

Send resume to Christine.Compton@clearcapital.com 

For more information please visit https://www.clearcapital.com/join-us/corporate-careers/ 

Commercial Appraisal Review Manager| WAFD Bank |Seattle, WA (posted 7/8/2020)

Commercial Appraisal Review Manager| WAFD Bank |Seattle, WA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Commercial Appraisal Review Manager is responsible for the management and supervision of the Commercial and Residential Appraisal Departments. This role involves working closely with our lending teams across the Company’s eight state footprint with their appraisal needs and ensuring adherence to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), FIRREA and other government regulatory requirements, and the Company’s Appraisal Standards.  Along with the key functions listed below, this position is expected to uphold the value that Washington Federal places on simply being nice when servicing our co-workers and clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain the Bank’s appraisal standards to ensure that all real estate appraisals and evaluations align with legal and regulatory requirements.  Stay abreast of industry legal and regulatory changes and expectations to ensure appraisal standards and procedures remain up to date and compliant.
  • Establish and maintain workflow processes and procedures to ensure:
    • Compliance with the Bank’s appraisal standards, Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines, Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA), Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and all other applicable federal and state regulations
    • Independence of persons ordering, performing and reviewing appraisals or evaluations is maintained in accordance with regulatory expectations
    • Appraisals, evaluations and appraisal reviews are received in a timely, cost-effective manner
    • Processes allow the Bank flexibility to ensure the right appraisers are assigned to more complex or unusual appraisal requests.
    • Requests for appraisal revisions comply with regulations
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Relationship Managers, Credit Administrators, and other Bank personnel.  Proactively and regularly convey the Bank’s appraisal requirements to lending personnel through training and formal/informal communication.
  • Oversee selection of external fee appraisers, ensuring adequacy of appraiser panel to meet business volume and highly competitive turnaround time requirements.   Ensure panel consists of the highest quality appraisers available in each market.   Maintain a strong working relationship with panel appraisers to ensure positive two way communication.
  • Monitors ongoing certification status of appraiser panel
  • Ensure Bank appraisal desk and review staff obtain regular training on appraisal requirements, best practices, red flags, tools, etc.
  • Interface with regulators, internal audit, loan review, enterprise risk and compliance personnel during periodic exams and risk assessments. 
  • Manage the Bank’s appraisal personnel including staff reviewers and appraisal ordering desk. 
  • Provide periodic peer critiques of appraisal reviewers and training for all commercial and residential review staff members
  • Follow all Bank policies and procedures and comply with training requirements.  
  • Support the Bank’s goals and core values
  • Provides relevant statistics for the commercial and residential appraisal activities to the Senior Operating Committee
  • May require travel to other Washington Federal office locations and to collateral property locations, particularly for large or unusual loan transactions.

JOB EVALUATION FACTORS:

Education/Skills/Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University
  • State Certified General license
  • MAI certification strongly preferred
  • Prior residential appraisal experience a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • 10 years minimum commercial and/or residential real estate appraisal experience required
  • A minimum of 5 years in the banking industry strongly preferred
  • National real estate valuation experience
  • At least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience
  • Adept in use of core technical tools including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Bank loan underwriting and servicing systems and web-based interface with appraisal processes.

Physical Requirements:

  • Light, intermittent physical effort required at times. 
  • Must be able to walk over level, uneven and sloping ground, and climb stairs.
  • Must maintain dependable transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance as traveling to inspection sites is required.

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment with some travel to inspection sites.

Application instructions: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1155851&d=ExternalCareerSite#/

Heritage Bank – Commercial Review Appraiser | Lynnwood, WA (posted 5/29/2020)

Heritage Bank – Commercial Review Appraiser| JPMC | Lynnwood, WA

Company Description: 

At Heritage Bank, we create financial solutions enabling our neighbors to reach their goals. Our team works together, focused on building long-lasting relationships with our customers. Since our foundation in 1927, we have been striving to continuously improve our organization. This commitment defines our relationships, sets expectations for our actions, and directs decision-making in four fundamental areas: customers, communities, employees, and shareholders. 

Position Description: 

The Commercial Review Appraiser is responsible for engaging and reviewing appraisals and evaluations of commercial and agriculture related properties for bank and lending purposes. The reviewer will ensure compliance with Bank policies, Federal and State regulations including FIRREA and USPAP and will opine on the overall reasonableness and reliability of the reports received. Direct experience, knowledge and familiarity with a variety of property types is necessary, including office, retail, industrial, warehouse, hospitality, special purpose and agriculture. 

The successful candidate will be able to: 

  • Receive and process new appraisal requests and review them for accuracy and completeness prior to submitting to appraisers for bids. 
  • Select appropriate appraisers from the Bank’s approved appraiser list to receive bid requests, and to place appraisal orders. 
  • Conduct a thorough analysis of the completed valuation reports for accuracy, reasonable assumptions, supportable conclusions, appropriate technical analysis, current market conditions, and ensure compliance with policies and all applicable regulatory requirements. 
  • Conduct interviews with market participants and perform market research in multiple markets to confirm data and conclusions contained in the reports. 
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of, and ensure bank activities are performed in compliance with, all state and federal banking laws and regulations applicable to areas of responsibility. 
  • Perform ad hoc market research projects. 
  • Conduct property site inspections, as needed. 
  • Qualify external third party appraisers for approved appraiser list. 
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships with lending and credit teams, while providing information, training and assistance as needed. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline – required. 
  • 5 years of recent experience in commercial real estate appraisal in both traditional and/or investment banking environments – required. 
  • Financial services industry experience in a multi-state environment and experience as an in-house commercial review appraiser within the commercial mortgage industry – preferred. 
  • Knowledge and experience with the residential appraisal and review process – preferred. 
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience and advanced income property appraisal coursework may be considered. 
  • Current and active State Certified-General Real Estate Appraiser license– required 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional customer service and maintain positive client relationships, both internally and externally. 
  • Strong working knowledge of lending practices, policies, procedures, and terminology related to banking laws and regulatory requirements. 
  • Strong technical and analytical reasoning and reporting skills to synthesize information accurately and effectively. 
  • Thoroughly understand, interpret and apply principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to assignments covering a multi-state environment. 
  • Thoroughly understands, interprets and applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to assigned area, in a multi-state environment. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively, clearly and persuasively in a variety of settings, formats, and audiences; with the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English well. 
  • Strong planning, organizational, time management and follow up skills, demonstrating a strong sense of urgency and ability to execute quickly, timely and efficiently, ensuring that priorities are set and commitments and deadlines are met, with minimal supervision. 
  • Unquestionable integrity in handling sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Proficient use and understanding of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook), with the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly 

Work Environment: 

  • Climate controlled office environment. 
  • Work involves being able to concentrate on the matter at hand, under sometimes distracting work conditions and frequent interruptions 
  • Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions during site visits and/or appraisal inspections 

Physical Demands: 

  • Work may involve the constant use of computer screens, reading of reports, and sitting throughout the day. 
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard, multi-line telephone, photocopier, scanner and facsimile which often requires dexterity of hands and fingers with repetitive wrist and hand motion. 
  • Typically sitting at a desk or table; intermittently standing, stooping, bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials 

Travel Time: 

Occasional travel to inspect properties, attend off-site meetings, with willingness to travel to other branch and department locations when needed; overnight travel may be required; valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation; or the ability to access and utilize an alternative method of transportation, when needed, to carry out essential job-related functions 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not an exclusive list of all qualifications for this position. 

Heritage Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

Application instructions: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9a02bcba-ce1b-44c5-bc78- ac70037df69a&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=334985&source=CC2&lang=en_US 

Commercial Bank – Risk – Real Estate Appraiser – Associate | Seattle, WA (posted 4/14/2020)

Commercial Bank – Risk – Real Estate Appraiser – Associate| JPMC | Chase Center, 13201 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Company Description: 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

Our Firmwide Risk Function:

Our Firmwide Risk function is focused on cultivating a stronger, unified culture that embraces a sense of personal accountability for developing the highest corporate standards in governance and controls across the firm. Business priorities are built around the need to strengthen and guard the firm from the many risks we face, financial rigor, risk discipline, fostering a transparent culture and doing the right thing in every situation. We are equally focused on nurturing talent, respecting the diverse experiences that our team of Risk professionals bring and embracing an inclusive environment.

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.

Position Description / Required Experience and Qualifications:

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

Application Instructions:

Please access via live link to post to active requisition: 

https://jobs.jpmorganchase.com/ListJobs/ByKeyword/200016672

Commercial Bank – Risk – CTL – Real Estate Appraisal Review Sr – Vice President | Seattle, WA (posted 4/14/2020)

Commercial Bank – Risk – CTL – Real Estate Appraisal Review Sr – Vice President | JPMC | Chase Center, 13201 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Company Description: 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

Our Firmwide Risk Function:

Our Firmwide Risk function is focused on cultivating a stronger, unified culture that embraces a sense of personal accountability for developing the highest corporate standards in governance and controls across the firm. Business priorities are built around the need to strengthen and guard the firm from the many risks we face, financial rigor, risk discipline, fostering a transparent culture and doing the right thing in every situation. We are equally focused on nurturing talent, respecting the diverse experiences that our team of Risk professionals bring and embracing an inclusive environment.

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 well-seasoned real estate review appraisers who want to bring their significant 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 review appraisers who have an eagerness and passion for ensuring that appraisal reports meet our strong quality assurance standards. This position will provide experienced real estate reviewers with an opportunity for professional growth within a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly-collaborative team.

Position Description / Required Experience and Qualifications:

A successful candidate’s essential job duties include:

  • Performing reviews of appraisal reports for multifamily residential (5+ units) and/or commercial properties to determine the credibility of market values developed for financially-related transactions in accordance with internal appraisal policies/procedures, industry standards, and regulatory requirements (USPAP & FIRREA).
  • Using risk-based decisions, work with stakeholders to ensure that appraisal reviews are complete, accurate, adequate, relevant, and reasonable based on sound real estate appraisal methodology.
  • Learning and performing the administrative tasks that drive the CRE Appraisal Review process.
  • Continual development of local market knowledge and national real estate trends.

Qualifications:

  • A 4-year college or master’s degree is preferred.
  • State Certified General Appraiser License (Commercial Positions).
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience appraising and/or reviewing complex multifamily residential, mixed-use, and/or commercial properties. 
  • Significant experience appraising or reviewing 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).
  • Comprehensive knowledge or certification of Argus software is preferred.
  • National Review experience is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task and elevate critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Must be self-motivated and manage time efficiently to meet service-level deadlines.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Understanding of various construction types and mechanical systems as well as hazards such as flood, environmental, earthquake, and zoning conditions.
  • Ability to analyze properties with complex characteristics.
  • Superior knowledge of local real estate metro areas and neighborhood.
  • MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute or equivalent credential is preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please access via live link to post to active requisition:

https://jobs.jpmorganchase.com/ListJobs/ByKeyword/200017978

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.

 

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