APPRAISER'S CREDENTIALS JAMES D. BALSARINI, CSA
Founder, Equipment Appraisers Association of North America, current Historian and past representative of EAANA on The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council for 6 years. Appraised and signed for sale at absolute auction more than $87 million of equipment in the Pittsburgh trading area, having represented the Hunyady Auction Company here since 1992. Provided successful expert witness testimonies in various courts of law.
Retired October 2017.
J. D. BALSARINI & ASSOCIATES, INC., Pittsburgh, PA 1/15/92-10/15/17 Incorporated as an independent machinery appraiser, providing the industry with clear and documented valuations and consulting on the acquisition and disposition of equipment on the wholesale and retail level.
ALEX E. PARIS CONTRACTING CO., INC., Atlasburg, PA 3 YEARS
Equipment Manager. Responsible for all major construction equipment; purchase, operation, and maintenance scheduling and disposition. Also appraised more than $60 million of construction machinery for clients of J. D. Balsarini & Associates and Alex E. Paris Contracting Co., Inc.
RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS INT'L., Denver, CO 5 YEARS
Signed or sold at auction $35 million of equipment in 13 sales in 7 states. Appraised more that $300 million in equipment in the United States and overseas.
J. D. BALSARINI & ASSOCIATES, Pittsburgh, PA 3 YEARS
Prepared more than 150 professional equipment appraisals for approximately 100 clients - contractors, coal companies, lenders, manufacturers, dealers, accountants, attorneys, and courts of law. Appraised values in excess of $150 million.
ANDERSON EQUIPMENT COMPANY, Bridgeville, PA 15 YEARS
Field Sales, Parts and Service Administrator, and 10 years as Used Equipment Manager responsible for appraising all prospective trade-in and all other used equipment purchased for resale. Also supervised the reconditioning and directed the marketing of same, along with the entire company rental inventory.
GARDNER-DENVER COMPANY, Quincy, IL 16 MONTHS
Sales training in industrial, construction, and mining sales. Field sales with Pittsburgh Air Rentals, Division of Gardner-Denver.
SOUTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT, McDonald, PA 4 YEARS
Teacher, Football Coach-Western Pennsylvania Class B Champions 1964
ST. VINCENT COLLEGE
Bachelor of Science 1957
U. S. MARINE CORPS
Honorable discharge 1964