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American Appraisal assists governmental entities in complying with the regulatory requirements of:

  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) 34 and 35
  • OMB Circular A-123
  • OMB Circular A-21
  • Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB)
  • CFO Act

Our valuation and consulting services assist institutions in meeting capital budgeting, financial reporting and risk management requirements. Our reports are in accordance with SOC 1 and have withstood the scrutiny of all cognizant agencies and internal/external audit review.

Who We Serve
American Appraisal provides valuation, consulting and advisory services to:

  • State, county, city and municipality governments
  • US federal government branches and associated contractors
  • US military forces and associated contractors
  • Public utilities
  • Waste and wastewater districts
  • Public school districts
  • School boards and boards of education
  • Airports
  • Governmental-entity insurance risk pools

What We Do
We provide valuation and fixed asset management expertise in all classifications of tangible and intangible assets, including:

Tangible Assets Intangible Assets 
Land  Trademarks and trade names
Land improvements  IPR&D
Buildings Technology
Infrastructure Noncompete agreements
Personal property  Software 
Donations Patents
Leasehold improvements Contracts
Construction in progress Leasehold interests

American Appraisal assists its clients in the public sector with:

Recent Experience
American Appraisal’s recent experience in the public sector includes:

  • Annual property insurance appraisals for school board risk pools
  • Annual property insurance appraisals for state-wide risk pools including historic structures
  • Annual fixed asset inventory and reconciliation services for hundreds of public school districts throughout the United States
  • Market value analyses of multiple US and international properties for the US Department of State
  • Valuation and consulting services to assist the United States Coast Guard with financial reporting for several marine vessels
  • Development of FAR 52.245-compliant property plan including inventory and reconciliation services for a defense contractor

Why American Appraisal?
American Appraisal has extensive experience with the GASB, OMB and FASAB financial reporting requirements that affect governmental and other public-sector entities. Our comprehensive analyses ensure that entities meet regulatory guidelines and comply with stringent reporting requirements.

Client Quotes

"It was a real pleasure working with  your company. Thank you very much for your assistance."

Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative
United States Coast Guard

"American Appraisal completed the job on time and within budget and provided very good reference material for each property that was appraised. We were more than satisfied by the work product American Appraisal provided."

Risk Manager
City of Wichita, Kansas

"I found the American Appraisal staff members working on our project to be extremely knowledgable, professional, and thorough.  I appreciate the quality of their work and report."

Recycling Specialist
City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin





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