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Shauna Gehring, SRA
Executive Director
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Managing Partner / Senior Real Estate Appraiser
Posted 10/13/2015

Commercial Valuation Consultants

CVC is looking for outstanding individuals who want to expand their career in the commercial real estate appraisal business. We offer our employees highly competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for career advancement.

We are currently seeking a Managing Partner / Senior Commercial Real Estate Appraiser for the Des Moines, IA market.

Qualifications for this position include:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Certified general certification
• MAI designation or Nearing Designation

Commercial Valuation Consultants is a thriving commercial appraisal firm that prides itself on being a little bit different within the industry. We are committed to learning and constantly improving our appraisal products. We foster both internal and external collaboration, and view our client relationships as avenues to knowledge and growth. We are seeking to add a team member who shares our ideals concerning colleague and client relationships, and is looking to grow their career and appraisal knowledge.

The person selected for this position will be responsible for providing commercial real estate appraisal services for a variety of sectors including; retail, office, industrial, vacant land, mixed-use, subdivision analysis and special use properties. Our clients include a diverse spectrum of banks, equity investors, real estate funds, private parties, attorneys and insurance companies. We specialize in producing and providing detailed, highly edited, high-quality reports to our clients.

In addition to performing commercial appraisal valuations, this position will also be responsible for:

• Management of the MSA office
• Communicating with and reporting to the CVC Regional Review Staff
• Communicating with and reporting to the CVC Regional Business Development Staff
• Being a point of contact for the MSA
• Assisting in workflow management

To apply, please send your resume to :

Part Time Appraiser
Posted 08/29/2015

Situs, LLC

Situs, LLC is seeking part time appraisers. This position will work remotely. The need is for skilled appraisal professionals with:
1. MAI and/or AI-GRS designation preferred
2. Detail oriented, analytical, and skilled in utilizing Argus
3. Appraisal and/or appraisal review experience for institutional assets (i.e. assets greater than $25 million)
You can check out our company at
You are welcome to email your resume to:
Have a great day!
Katherine Sanders
VP of Recruiting – Situs
Houston, Texas

Valuation Associate
Posted 08/13/2015

Position Type: Full Time

Salary: Commensurate

Location: Iowa, West Des Moines, 50266

Company Profile

Our Vision…

Be the preeminent, global commercial real estate services and investment firm, serving our clients with market-leading collaboration.

Our Values…

Our corporate values: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence (RISE) are our foundation. These values are timeless and transcend to all markets, service lines, languages and business cultures.


Strength. CBRE is the only commercial real estate services company in the Fortune 500

Size/Stability. We employ a workforce of over 44,000 employees across 350 offices worldwide (excluding affiliates), and have been in business for over 100 years

Diversity. Recognized as the 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs

Eco-Friendly. Awarded the 2013 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award for the 6th consecutive year by the Environmental Protection Agency

Come join us and RISE to the top!


• Prepares market value appraisals on simple real estate assets with considerable supervision and oversight, training and mentoring by supervisory Appraiser or Manager.
• Assists senior appraiser in the preparation of real estate appraisal reports, including entering data in the property database, taking photos of the subject and comparables, and driving the neighborhood.
• Confirms data, conducts discussions with market participants, and performs additional research as necessary.
• Prepares and completes analysis and research on simple appraisal assignments.
• Prepares written market value reports from cover to cover with substantial analytical guidance of a senior appraiser.
• Examines and analyzes simple income producing properties and writes an analysis based on market comparisons.
• Researches market area and analyzes current transactions and how they compare to the subject property.
• Attempts to make a comparison analysis based on sales of similar properties.
• Analyzes of past revenue and expense performance and attempts to project a stabilized operating statement.
• May be trained to utilize Argus (cash flow software) and 3rd party databases to compile data for appraisal report.
• Other duties may be assigned.
• No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.


• Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of one to two years of related experience and/or training.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong organizational and analytical skills.
• Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
• Ability to effectively present information.
• Requires average knowledge of financial real estate terms and principles.
• Basic understanding of approaches to value of real estate assets.
• 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.
• Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines.
• Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.


EOE Statement
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans

For more information please contact Chris Jenkins at or 515-273-3390

Apply Online:

Posted 08/13/2015

Johnson Appraisal Services

Fort Dodge, IA

Well-established appraisal office located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, seeking to add an appraiser as an independent contractor. Relocation to the Fort Dodge area will be required. We service approximately 20 counties in northwest Iowa. Someone who is either certified or working towards a certificate is a plus, but not required. We would be willing to train the right candidate. Must have appraisal, banking and/or real estate background. Bachelor degree is required unless you already hold a Certified Residential license. Candidates must be detail oriented, work independently to meet deadlines, have great communication and interpersonal skills, professional writing skills and excellent problem solving skills. Must have valid driver’s license and transportation. Must be able to pass a background check. Office support/appraisal software is provided along with MLS dues. Candidate is responsible for E&O insurance and continuing ed classes. Email resume to

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