Real Estate Valuation Services Support Cons 5 - Residential Lead

September 16 2020
Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk types, including conduct, credit, financial crimes, information security, interest rate, liquidity, market, model, operational, regulatory compliance, reputation, strategic, and technology risk. The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.

As the largest mortgage originator and servicer in the country, understanding the value of real estate is critical. Real Estate Valuation Services (REVS) serves as an independent risk management function within Corporate Credit that:
  • Interprets appraisal regulation and sets Corporate Valuation Policy
  • Communicates with regulators on pending and proposed regulations
  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that compliant valuation processes and practices are in place for all valuations across Wells Fargo
  • Leads the industry in real estate valuation processes and execution

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Staying up to date on the latest valuation processes and advancements to assist with developing automation and increase accuracy and efficiency.
  • Perform ongoing analysis of processes and functionality to achieve business objectives.
  • Effectively communicate your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders and ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements (e.g., Operations, 3rd Party, Analytics, etc.).
  • Role requires effectively communicating strategies and implementation plans to senior leadership.

Required Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: lending, valuation, or underwriting
  • Certified Residential Appraiser or higher

Desired Qualifications

  • Strategic planning and development experience
  • Ability to create and improve process through strategic thinking
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to take initiative, identify opportunities and implement change
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Some coaching/training experience
  • Proven experience to lead; whether this is people, projects or business initiatives.
  • Ability to translate business strategies into process change/improvement
  • Expert knowledge and experience performing valuations and territory in one or more of the following areas:
    • NJ: Newark and surrounding metro areas.
    • CT: Hartford and surrounding metro areas.
    • NY: New York and surrounding metro area.
    • OH: Columbus and surrounding metro area.
    • NC: Charlotte,
    • TX: Dallas,
    • IA: Des Moines,
    • AZ: Phoenix and surrounding metro area,
    • MO: St Louis.
    • VA: Arlington and surrounding metro area.
    • Washington- District of Columbia.
    • GA: Atlanta and surrounding metro area
    • FL: Miami and surrounding metro area.
    • CA: Los Angeles and surrounding metro areas,
    • San Francisco and surrounding metro area.
    • TX: Houston and surrounding metro areas.
    • CO: Denver and surrounding metro areas.
    • IL: Chicago and surrounding metro area.
    • MN: Minneapolis and surrounding metro area.

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.