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Career Opportunity: Appraisal Review

Job Title
Appraisal Review
Compeer Financial
Normal, Illinois
Experience Level
Mid-Career (5-10 years)
Supervisor's Title
Financial Services
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Closing Date
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Job Description

On July 1, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Title:  Appraisal Review
Office Location:  Normal, IL

Position Overview:  This position performs the independent real estate appraisal review and chattel valuation review function to confirm the reasonableness of assigned collateral asset valuations and the adequacy of supporting documentation meet the standards established by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) and/or management.

Successful candidates will: 

  • Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation: Technical real property appraisal reviews in compliance with the requirements established by USPAP and real estate valuation reviews to assess the reasonableness of assigned values and the existence of adequate supporting documentation.
  • Chattel Valuation Reviews: Chattel valuation reviews to assess the reasonableness of assigned chattel collateral values and the existence of adequate supporting documentation.
  • Reporting: Compiling and reporting on the results of the real estate appraisal and chattel valuation reviews.
  • Continuing Education: Various classes and seminars to acquire and maintain education on the internal audit function.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture-business, business administration, finance or economics or equivalent experience;
  • Five or more years of appraisal related experience; <
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license and an active Rural Property Review Appraiser (RPRA), or equivalent certification;
  • Expert knowledge USPAP Standard 3 – Appraisal Review, Development and Reporting and Certified General Real Estate Appraisal;
  • Working knowledge in the areas of technical appraisal review and specialty appraisals. The ability to evaluate and identify possible weaknesses in appraisals and valuations;
  • Skills in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, Word and Excel processing;
  • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences; and,
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel as necessary.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.

We offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs

Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/jobs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.