Appraisal Review Specialist

Applicant must possess -Effective verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of valuation guidelines, USPAP/AVM and other valuation tools and automated underwriting systems. Strong organizations skills, advanced computer skills, ability to work under time constraints, good interpersonal skills, and a high degree of initiative.


Responsible for conducting retrospective valuation reviews/desk reviews of residential appraisal reports used by seller/servicers to support lending decisions and determine if the report meets agency guidelines and adheres to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Must be an active licensed real estate appraiser with a minimum of 7 years experience with appraisal review on a national level, or valuation of 2-4 family dwellings, condominiums, cooperatives, land trusts, leasehold and factory built properties. Must be well organized and posses concise research, analytical skills as well as being an effective communicator.


1. Conduct research and analysis utilizing, internal/external property valuation tools and resources.

2. Determine appropriate actions to take in accordance with department and company policies.

3. Document conclusions with an accurate assessment of the valuation review.

4. Compose correspondence to communicate to lenders, the findings/inadequacies found in the reports during the review process.

5. Respond professionally to valuation questions and disseminate valuation guidelines and requirements with internal/external clients.

6. Manage/prioritize caseload of pending and active appraisal reviews.

7. Maintain review productivity according to departmental standards while meeting department objectives with minimal supervision.

8. Ability to calculate loan to value ratios, utilize market extraction to ascertain /verify appropriateness of adjustments, derive gross rent multipliers.