KEY PROFFESIONAL PROFILE - Garrett SChwartz, ASA, CEA
Garrett Schwartz is a Certified Equipment Appraiser of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers and an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) with a designation in Machinery & Technical Specialties. He an active member of the ASA, currently serving as Chapter President and member of the Board of Directors of the ASA Northern California Chapter and as a member of ASA’s International Machinery & Technical Specialties Committee.
Though based in Northern California, Mr. Schwartz has performed appraisals for clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. He has performed appraisals for U.S. government agencies, local, regional and national banks, charitable organizations, business brokers, legal and accounting firms, private individuals, and business clients from single-proprietorships to Fortune 50 corporations.
Mr. Schwartz has broad experience in performing valuations for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to the following:
- Tax appeal
- Purchase price allocation
- Asset-based lending
- Leasing (beginning and end of lease valuations)
- Estate and estate planning
- Litigation support
- Various other purposes
His valuation experience includes a wide range of industries including, but not limited to: telecommunications, scrap metal, paper and cardboard products, graphics and printing, automotive (OEM and suppliers), textiles, trucking, construction equipment, packaging products, plastic injection molding, blown film, rubber processing, electronic component and equipment manufacturing, specialty metalworking, specialty chemicals, general manufacturing, food processing and distribution, financial institutions, retail and wholesale distribution, medical (general, optometry, dentistry, and veterinary) and data centers.