Jet Advisors Adds Two American Society of Appraisers Consultant to staff
The American Society of Appraisers is an organization of appraisal professionals and others interested in the appraisal profession. International in structure, it is self-supporting and independent. The oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all of the disciplines of appraisal specialists, the society originated in 1936 and incorporated in 1952. ASA’s National Office is in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area.
The society is dedicated to the benefit of the appraisal profession. It is one of eight major appraisal societies that, in 1987, founded the Appraisal Foundation, a national nonprofit organization created to establish uniform criteria for professional appraisers. Since 1989 the Appraisal Foundation has been recognized by the U.S. Congress as the source for the development and promulgation of appraisal standards and qualifications.
Society members include specialists in real estate (residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural), business valuation, machinery and technical specialties (cost surveys, commercial and pleasure craft marine surveys, machinery, equipment, public utilities, oil, gas, mines quarries and other properties), personal property (antiques, fine arts residential contents, automotive specialists, etc), gems and jewelry, appraisal review and appraisal management: in short, all types of tangible and intangible property, both realty and personalty.
Jet Advisors President, Kevin O’Leary was recently certified as an Accredited Senior Appraiser. Jet Advisors also recently added aviation appraisal professional, Ms. Kristin Ebbeson, to its growing staff. Kristin Ebbeson is currently certified by the American Society of Appraisers as an Accredited Senior Appraiser for Machinery and Technical Specialties – Aircraft. She is a graduate of the College for Lifelong Learning of the University System of New Hampshire.
Ms. Ebbeson has appraised more than 4,000 aircraft and/or aviation related assets with a total appraised value of over twenty-five billion dollars. In addition, she has generated more than 600 residual or future value projections, and has been instrumental in researching and writing aircraft market analyses.
Jet Advisors has committed to ASA certification to further refine our aircraft valuation skills as well as to provide additional services to our clients. Jet Advisors continues to expand our services to better serve our clients growing needs.