Dart Appraisal: Nationwide Appraisal Management Company

Commercial Client Specialist

The Client Specialist works closely with clients and appraisers in managing the ordering, processing, and
completion of real estate appraisals, while ensuring appraisal independence and a compliant appraisal

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assign appraisers to work orders in accordance with client requirements and Dart policies.
  • Manage the bidding process for commercial and complex residential orders.
  • Obtain client approval and appropriately document utilization of off–panel appraisers.
  • Manage the appraisal process by performing follow-up procedures for orders in various stages of completion, being conscientious of client deadlines, and maintain a sense of urgency.
  • Follow up with appraisers on the status of orders, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Maintain frequent communication with clients on the status and progress of orders.
  • The primary point of contact for clients placing orders, and a liaison between clients, appraisers, and reviewers.
  • Proactively manage appraisal turn times to exceed company and client expectations.
  • Handle all client needs/requests.
  • Maintain accurate billing and fees; process credit card charges as needed.
  • Negotiate appraiser fees as necessary.
  • Make recommendations for panel additions when necessary.
  • Obtain additional business from clients by establishing rapport, providing exceptional service, and positioning oneself as a trusted partner.
  • Provide back up when team members are out of the office.
  • Assist other employees as needed.
  • Utilize all forms of communication available, including phone, text messaging software, Outlook, and eTrac.
  • Keep management abreast of any client critical issues.

Demonstrate all company Core Values:

  • Sense of Urgency
  • Dig Deeper
  • Positive Attitude
  • Customer Focused
  • Continuous Improvement


Strong verbal skills and the ability to deliver highly personalized service to clients. Strong customer service and time management skills. Ability to multi-task, handling large volume of work orders, email and telephone contact. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Knowledge of real estate, mortgage, and banking industries preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook required. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Experience with commercial real estate is highly preferable.

Degree and mortgage industry knowledge preferred, but not required.