Appraisers Association of America
The Appraisers Association of America, established in 1949, is the premier national association of personal property appraisers specializing in the decorative arts and other disciplines. With a membership of over 700 independent appraisers in 100 different areas of specialization, the AAA’s roster of well-established professionals has the widest range of experience and expertise in their respective fields. Many members are either former curators at major museums or heads of departments at auction houses; several are specialists on popular television programs like Antiques Roadshow and other shows devoted to antiques, and contributors to art and antiques publications. The Appraisers Association, which is known for it’s members with the highest level of professionalism, is a dynamic organization that is simply unmatched in the field of personal property valuation.
Our appraisers work with private and corporate art collections as well as partner with collectors, attorneys, accountants, museums, educational institutions, trusts, brokers and insurance carriers to reflect the highest industry standards. All of our members are required to be certified according to the highest professional standards, known in the field as USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice). Our members, seasoned professionals, serve public and private collectors alike to deliver independent, ethical, and objective valuations for insurance, estate tax, charitable donation, and equitable distribution purposes.