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BBG’s Florida expansion continues with staffing opportunities in Tampa, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville offices. We are actively seeking:

MAI Designated Appraisers

Senior and Junior Level Appraisers

Research Analyst

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 five (5) 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 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:  3-20-19)

Experienced MAI Commercial Appraiser.  National Appraisal Group is looking for an experienced commercial appraiser with an MAI designation in the Tampa Bay area. We are seeking a new Team Member to serve as Managing Director. Use your skills to become a Commercial Real Estate Expert, not just an appraiser. For more information, please see

(Posted:  01-10-19)

Experienced Commercial Appraiser Position

Relocate to the great city of Winter Haven – the perfect place to live, work, play and raise a family.

AREA Real Estate Appraisers, Inc. is seeking an Experienced Commercial Real Estate Appraiser.  

As an Independent Contractor, we offer an excellent fee split, including “all provided” office space, software and excellent office support staff.

Please send resume, in strict confidence to

(Posted:  11/14/18)

Tampa.  Time For A Change - Experienced Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Position

In these challenging times, it’s been very difficult for appraisers to maintain a steady work flow.  With the numerous mergers, acquisitions, and budget cutbacks you may have found that prior clients no longer provide you with the steady work you previously relied on.  Woodman S. Herr, MAI, has been an appraiser in the Tampa Bay market for 34 years and has owned Herr Valuation Advisors, Inc. for 16 years.  And while we too have experienced these conditions, through considerable marketing and networking, not to mention our commitment to quality and service, we’ve been able to maintain a steady work flow and adapt to these turbulent market conditions.

We now have an opening for an experienced commercial real estate appraiser.  The position will offer:

·        Compensation is based on a competitive fee split

·        Employee not independent contractor

·        A Simple IRA retirement account

·        Health Insurance

·        Payment of your MAI dues. 

·        Exposure to a wide range of property types

The HVA office in Tampa is centrally located, and we also provide the ability to log in and work remotely from anywhere.  We have a friendly staff that enjoys collaboration.  Our robust database and archive of past appraisals along with report writing software and templates give you the ability to produce an appraisal in less time and with greater quality and accuracy.  And we are committed to training and assisting you to be the best appraiser and maximize your income potential.

The applicant’s minimum qualifications must include:

·        A Registered Real Estate Appraiser’s Trainee license in the State of Florida

·        A four-year college degree (preferably in business, or real estate)

·        Strong writing and communication skills, and outstanding computer and organizational skills 

·        Knowledge of Narrative1 and Argus is beneficial  

·        At least one years’ experience appraising commercial real estate under the supervision of a MAI appraiser. 

If this sounds interesting to you please email a cover letter and resume’ to  (Posted:  10-4-18)

Senior Director Vantix Realty is seeking a Senior Director in the Tampa office (Westshore area).  Vantix Realty is a full-service commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm with three offices in Florida.  The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years of commercial appraisal experience, with significant experience in appraising income properties.  An MAI designation or an advanced MAI candidate is strongly preferred.  Experience with lease analysis software (Argus), is also preferred. Candidate should be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently to meet deadlines.  We offer a competitive compensation package, health insurance, company resources, an experienced staff, a relocation package, and a 401(k) plan.  Please send resumes, in strict confidence, to  10-1-18)

Commercial Real Estate AppraiserVantix Realty is seeking a Real Estate Appraiser in the Tampa office (Westshore area).  Vantix Realty is a full-service commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm with three offices in Florida.  The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of commercial appraisal experience, a bachelor’s degree, and be state-certified.  Candidate should be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently to meet deadlines.  We offer a competitive compensation package, health insurance, company resources, an experienced staff, a relocation package and a 401(k) plan.  Please send resumes, in strict confidence, to  10-1-18)

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)


1st Appraisal Solutions.  Hiring Experienced Certified Residential Appraisers in Hillsborough, Polk, Martin and St. Lucie Counties.  Please send resume and sample work via email to

(Posted:  02-12-19)

Special Magistrate Positions  - 2019

Special Magistrates for the Pinellas County Value Adjustment Board

In accordance with Section 194.035, Florida Statutes, Pinellas County is currently seeking appraisers who meet the following criteria to serve as Special Magistrates for the 2019 Value Adjustment Board.  A Special Magistrate may not be an appointed or elected official or employee of Pinellas County; must be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than five years experience in real property evaluation and/or a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser’s organization with not less than five years experience in tangible personal property valuation, per Chapter 475, Florida Statutes; and may not represent a taxpayer before the Value Adjustment Board in any tax year during which he or she serves as a Special Magistrate.  Appraisers who have three years of relevant experience and who have completed the training conducted by the Department of Revenue will also be considered for appointment.

Special Magistrates will be paid at the rate of $125.00 per hour.  Hearings will be scheduled during the months of October, November, December and January.  Candidates wishing to serve should contact Norman D. Loy, Deputy Clerk, Value Adjustment Board, Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, Fifth Floor, Clearwater, Florida 33756; telephone number (727) 464-3458; e-mail address:  Completed applications must be received on or before 5:00 P.M., Friday, April 26, 2019.













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