Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of New York

Real estate appraisers are required to be licensed, per Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989.  This act required that each of the states establish an agency for the licensure, certification, and regulation of appraisers.

In New York, the NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Services is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of New York.  These classifications are:

  1. State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser Assistant (Trainee)
  2. State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
  3. State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  4. State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser Assistant (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser Assistant.  The trainee must then work under a supervisor for a specified number of hours in order to be eligible to become a licensed or certified appraiser.

Please see the links below for additional resources:

Visit our page that provides an overview of appraisal classifications and requirements.

Visit the website for the NYS Department of State Division of Licensing Services to view New York specific requirements.

Online Courses for New York Appraisers

Appraiser Sidekick is partnering with Career WebSchool to offer online appraisal courses.

Click on the link for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:

CWS does not offer Qualifying Education courses for New York (for the new appraiser)
New York Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in New York

Commercial Real Estate Analyst

Loews Corporation - New York, NY (12 days ago)
Solid knowledge of commercial real estate and lending fundamentals. As a Commercial Real Estate Analyst , you’ll join a growing, close knit team of industry... Apply Now

Portfolio Management Associate

Rose Companies Employer LLC - New York, NY (30+ days ago)
The Portfolio Management Associate will be primarily responsible for managing all real estate funds owned by Rose Companies.... Apply Now

Analyst, Real Estate Debt Fund

Brookfield Asset Management - New York, NY (5 days ago)
Previous experience in real estate (investment banking, private equity, development, institutional sales, etc.).... Apply Now

Real Estate Analyst

Greiner-Maltz Real Estate - Long Island City, NY (25 days ago)
Must have pertinent real estate experience and MUST live in the NY area. Each assignment will be overseen by a Licensed General NYS review appraiser.... Apply Now

Real Estate Valuation Analyst

Altus Group - New York, NY (12 days ago)
Real Estate Financial Analytics:. University or college degree in Real Estate, Finance, or related field with a minimum 3.2 GPA.... Apply Now

Senior Associate, Real Estate Debt Fund

Brookfield Asset Management - New York, NY (5 days ago)
Previous experience in real estate (investment banking, private equity, development, institutional sales, etc.).... Apply Now

Analyst - Valuation and Advisory

BGC Partners - New York, NY (12 days ago)
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in related subjects such as... Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

International Valuation Group, LLC - New York, NY (30 days ago)
Real Estate Appraisal:. Real Estate Appraisal License (Required). Thorough knowledge of local real estate market, neighborhoods and trends.... Apply Now

Research Analyst

CompStak - New York, NY (8 days ago)
Knowledge of real estate valuation techniques. Collect, organize, and enter commercial real estate transaction data.... Apply Now

Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR)

Rothstein Real Estate Appraisal Firm - Bellmore, NY (8 days ago)
Real Estate Appraisal:. Real Estate Appraisal (Required). We are currently excepting applications for *Veteran Real Estate Appraisers*who want to take some time... Apply Now
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