Appraisers of Modern and Collectible Automobiles:
Rental Car Companies and Automobile Dealerships
Specialization: Litigation support and valuation research of collectible and modern modes of transportation for law firms, corporations, rental car companies, automobile dealerships, private collectors, insurance companies and fiduciaries. Knowledge of the market based on extensive study and participation in sales transactions, auctions, settlement disputes and litigation matters involving various modes of transportation. Knowledge of the collectible car market based on being an automobile collector, historian, chief concours judge and membership in numerous antique car clubs. Have appraised over two thousand automobiles as well as private automobile collections valued to $15 million and individual automobiles valued to $5 million.
American Society of Appraisers (A.S.A.)
Accredited Senior Appraiser
Senior Member, A.S.A.
Board Certified and tested in Personal Property/Classified
Specialties - Automotive Group. Active member of the National Automotive
Appraisal Group, A.S.A. Lecturer at the annual Automobile Appraisers
Seminar held in
UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Reg. 1.170 A-13 and publication 561, April 2007
Have successfully fulfilled the requirements of a “Qualified Appraiser” as stated in the above captioned regulation/publications which includes:
1. Appraisal designation from a recognized professional appraisal
2. Regularly performs appraisals for compensation.
3. Successfully completed college or professional-level coursework
that is relevant to property being valued (A.S.A. course study I, II,
COURT QUALIFIED EXPERT WITNESS/ARBITRATOR
Testified in both civil and criminal judicial proceedings and have been qualified as an expert witness as it relates to valuation of automobiles, rental car companies and automobile dealerships. Fifteen years experience in testifying before governing bodies, such as commissions and councils. Twenty years experience serving as an arbitrator and umpire at arbitration hearings in matters relevant to valuation of automobiles/insurance settlement disputes.
Amassed large collection of automotive sales
brochures dating back to 1900; collected several complete sets of automotive
periodicals relating to current day, antique, classic and special interest
automobiles during the past 50 years; collected monthly periodicals
in which classic, antique and special interest automobiles are advertised
for sale. Library includes many automotive books which have been out of print for years. Contributor
to the Ford Motor Company Archives,
Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers, 1991 to present
Advisory Board of Nat'l Automobile Dealers Assoc. Antique & Classic Value Guide, 2000-2004
Member, Appraisal Foundation,
Member, Association of California Car Clubs, 1972 to present
Trustee, Pasadena History Museum, 1989-1991
Member, Society of Automobile Historians, 1994 to present
Member, Classic Car Club of America, 1967 to present