Financial Advisory, Real Estate Valuation Director

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The Real Estate and Valuation Practices at RSM US LLP are full-service practices providing a deep breadth of capability, services and an innovative approach to the real estate industry. Our team combines real estate accounting, tax, financial and business advisory expertise to provide integrated solutions from the simplest assignment to the most complex. Our collaborative team approach enables an array of experts to assist in providing solutions to all real estate sectors.


Real Estate Consulting Team


We are currently looking for a Director to join RSM’s well-established and growing Real Estate and Valuation Consulting practice. This position will be based in one of RSM’s key Mid-Atlantic offices (Baltimore, MD / Washington, DC / McLean, VA). As part of this exciting team, you will have the opportunity to combine your specialist technical skills and knowledge of real estate to advice clients on all aspects of real estate related valuation matters.



The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate core competencies in the following areas:

  • Assist companies to identify and measure the value of their assets by providing independent and well-supported valuations.
  • Perform local, national and international real estate market analysis on a wide range of public and private entities using all accepted and relevant valuation approaches
  • Oversee quality control of internal valuation staff/processes while counseling and mentoring individuals in the practice spread across RSM offices
  • Conduct reviews of moderate- to highly-complex real property appraisal assignments for compliance with federal and state regulations as well as reasonableness of value conclusion(s).
  • Have working knowledge of USPAP, FIRREA, and Interagency guidelines.
  • Understand the requirements associated with the development of value conclusions under GAAP, tax, and regulatory rules allowing companies to understand the value of an entity, asset, or liability so they can make informed business and investment decisions.
  • Obtain pertinent resource materials to help establish assessed values.
  • Analyze regional and local area economic profiles including employment, population, household income, and real estate trends as well as identifying emerging development trends for the real estate market.
  • Confirm and analyze legal and physical features of the subject property including the site size, flood plain data, seismic zone, zoning, easements and encumbrances and access and exposure of real property.
  • Investigate and gather data required for determining value. This would include but is not limited to tax and assessment data, market statistics including vacancy, absorption, and other supply/demand factors, comparable data (land sales, lease and sale comparable).
  • Complete appraisal reports including area descriptions, market analysis, site description and improvement descriptions 



The successful Director candidate will possess the following required degrees, certificates or competencies: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

  • Active Certified General Appraiser license
  • MAI designated member (preferred) or actively working towards MAI designation
  • 7-8+ years of experience performing equivalent duties as a commercial real estate appraiser
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Argus
  • Experience with complex income-producing assignments
  • Strong work ethic and desire to take their valuation career to the next level
  • Ability to travel as required

Personal Characteristics:

The successful director candidate will embody key attributes or characteristics in the following areas:

  • Ability to multi-task, managing several projects at once.
  • Uncompromised ethics and integrity.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter who is well-organized, self-motivated, efficient, responsible, dependable with adequate interpersonal skills

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req4210
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: FAS Valuation Services
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4210
Location: 1861 International Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA US
Region: Southeast Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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