Senior Personal Property Appraiser
Richard Burmood has over three decades of fine art experience as curator and owner to some of the finest art galleries in the world. He has studied art extensively and has his BFA from the Laguna School of Art and Design, in Laguna Beach California. He has over 500 appraisals to his credit that represent major law firms and insurance companies as well as national universities, celebrities, museums, government officials, non-profits and individual collectors.
Richard Burmood has completed the required appraisal courses from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), which is one of the main appraisal societies that, in 1987, founded The Appraisal Foundation (TAF).
Since 1989, the United States Congress has recognized TAF as the source for the development and promulgation of appraisal standards and qualifications. In addition he has also current on the (30) hour (USPAP) Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, and Ethics principles course.
Personal Property Appraiser
Steve Lochotzki has extensive experience as a personal property appraiser. He has a BA from the University of Toledo. He has extensive customer service management experience including with Bausch & Lomb and IPS Corporation. He already has over three years personal property appraisal experience under the guidance of Richard Burmood at Masterpiece Appraising.
In addition he has also current on the (30) hour (USPAP) Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, and Ethics principles course.
Steve works exclusively in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and has worked on numerous appraisal assignments including, insurance, charitable contributions, and estate appraisals of numerous celebrities and famous individuals such as William Coors & Penny Chenery, who once owned the Triple Crown winning race horse Secretariat!
"Thanks for a wonderful job, your appraisal was informative and detailed"
Coach House Gifts
Thank you for helping our clients with their charitable donation appraisal reports, fast, accurate, professional"
Habitat for Humanity - Carbondale, CO
"I appreciate your professional appraisals for the William Coors estate, it was a very helpful tool in dealing with the personal property aspect"