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M&T Bank Senior Commercial Appraiser in Abilene, Kansas


The Senior Commercial Appraiser is responsible for providing appraisal report review due diligence services for all external bank-approved vendor prepared appraisal reports and communicating the results of the review to internal line-of-business and credit customers.

From time-to-time could be called upon to perform the bidding and engagement of appraisal assignments under the guidance of a Regional Appraisal Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Independently perform technical reviews of commercial, residential, and vacant land parcel appraisals and reporting results to the line-of-business utilizing established M&T appraisal review document.

  • Collect data, may perform inspections on commercial and residential properties.

  • When directed by a Regional Appraisal Manager, obtain bids for external appraisal work and prepare engagement letters to appraisal vendors.

  • Manage a variety of assignments and responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.

  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

  • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

  • Independently review real estate appraisal/valuation reports in a timely manner; prepare Standard 3 review or compliance review as appropriate

  • Assist with internal and external audits as requested by a Regional Appraisal Manager.

  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The position works under general supervision.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

From time-to-time could be called upon to be a project manager on major assignments and manage a review team of professionals.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree or seven years' relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum seven years' appraisal experience, entailing all types of real estate, including assignments prepared for financing decisions.

Real Estate General Appraiser certification in assigned state required.

Proficient PC skills with good Microsoft Office skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Proactive judgment ability.

Ability to exercise initiative and confidentiality.

Education and Experience Preferred:

Physical Requirements:

Not applicable


Abilene, Kansas, United States of America

M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.