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Steven N. Siegler, ASA, ARM

 

Email: sns@edsltd.com

Website: www.edsltd.com
Contact Information:
1638 Washington BLVD NW
Suite 1
Lake Placid, FL 33852
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1 (866) 887-0852ext.701x701


Appraiser Profile:

                       STEVEN N. SIEGLER, ASA, FRICS                            
General Statement of Qualifications and Experience

BACKGROUND:
Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS is the Exec. Managing Director of Equity Development Systems, Ltd., (EDS).  Established in 1986, EDS is an internationally-recognized valuation, lending compliance, and collateral-asset management provider and, trusted mergers & acquisitions advisor and private-equity investor.

Mr. Siegler is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with and was honored to serve as the founding International Chairman of Appraisal Review and Management (ARM) for the American Society of Appraisers from 2002-2011. Mr. Siegler co-authored and directed the implementation of the ASA’ Appraisal Review and Management Principals of Valuations series of courses, ARM 201, 202, 203 and 204 and best practices that are now taught to professional valuers, government officials, legal experts and many others throughout-the-world. Additionally and together with this, Steven holds international valuation accreditation as Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). And, Mr. Siegler holds TS Clearance with the U.S. Government and he is uniquely qualified to practice before U.S. Government agencies in national-security-related valuation and in other special matters.

Mr. Siegler specializes and is most active in providing appraisal expert witness testimony and litigation support services to attorneys and law firms throughout-the-world, and he is the only RICS accredited expert witness in the Americas and one of only a handful of such expert witnesses in the world holding the much-coveted RICS Expert Witness Accreditation Service (EWAS) accreditation. Steven is an Elite-Rated member of the peer-voted SuperAppraisers® Global Network of internationally accredited appraisers, and he has successfully handled and prevailed in billions-of-dollars at issue in some of the world’s most important—high-profile—and valuable valuation cases. Steven recently successfully represented Stephen M. Case, co-founder of AOL and former Chairman of AOL Time Warner in connection with the multibillion-dollar lawsuit brought against Mr. Case and other Case family members by the former owners of Grove Farm in Hawaii. Mr. Siegler's appraisal expert witness testimony and litigation support services have allowed his clients' to prevail in Billions-of-Dollars at issue in litigation, and his appraisal reviews have been cited by U.S. regulators as "The measure by which all appraisal reviews should be judged”. The FDIC recently solicited Mr. Siegler to write, implement and manage the new National Appraisal Review Program for the U.S. Federal Reserve and all other interagency regulators as part of Dodd-Frank.

Steven is an on-air contributor to the national and local media in matters of valuation, and lectures and teaches appraisal review and management courses and seminars to professional valuers, legal experts, and government agencies throughout-the-world. 

REPRESENTATIVE MAJOR APPRAISAL REVIEW CLIENTS:
Pfizer, Merck, Ally Capital Corporation, INOVA Federal Credit Union, Mellon Bank, Eagle National Bank, Pentech Financial Corporation, Signal Capital Corporation, General Electric, Critical Capital Growth Fund, LP., Oxford Finance, National Bank of Canada, Stephen M. Case et al., Susquehanna Bank, Tower Acquisition, LLC., Zurich Insurance, Blue Equity, LLC., and many others throughout-the-world.

REPRESENTATIVE MAJOR APPRAISAL REVIEW - EXPERT WITNESS and LITIGATION SUPPORT CLIENTS:

Client: Blue Equity, LLC.
Rubis Arbitration, Jamaica / Miami, FL

Client: STEPHEN M. CASE ET AL.
Grove Farm Matter, Honolulu, Hawaii

Client: ALLY CAPITAL CORPORATION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA:
Principal Account Assignments:
Biomedical Waste Systems, Inc.; Boston, MA., Bronx, NY., Chelsea, MA., Chester, PA.,
Minneapolis, MN., Houston, TX., Nashville, TN., Norcross, GA., and Kenner, LA., Tri-Star, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT; Profco, Inc., Lafayette, LA., and Bakersfield, CA; Premium Enterprises, Inc., Denver, CO; Pace, Inc., Minneapolis, MN., Tampa, FL., and Kansas City, KS; Bentley Mills, Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Quadrex, Inc., Stuart, FL; National Tire Services, Inc., Tucson, AZ; Portable Energy Products, Inc., Scotts Valley, CA; Micon Equipment, Inc., Phoenix, AZ; Transcolor, Inc., Linthicum, MD., Albany, GA., and Commerce, CA; Prinns Recycling Corp., NY; Environmental Instrument, Inc., Concord and Oakdale, CA; Urethane Technologies, Inc., Santa Ana, CA; Chemfix Technologies, Inc., Metairie, LA - NYSE, Member Board of Directors; Ernst & Young / Audits for Ally Capital Corp., San Francisco, CA; Foam Molders & Specialties, Inc., Cerritos, CA; American Waste Control, Middletown, NY; VenVirotek, Inc., Bakersfield and Arvin, CA; Cyclean, Inc., Indianapolis, IN; Geoclean Environmental, Inc., Bridgeport, CT; ReClaim, Inc., Kearny and Camden, NJ; Consolidated Stainless, Inc., FL.

Client: CRITICAL CAPITAL GROWTH FUND, LP., NEW YORK, NY
Principal Account Assignment: Focus Affiliates, Inc., Lincolnshire, IL

Client: SIGNAL CAPITAL CORPORATION, DANVERS, MA
Principal Account Assignment: Southern Shipbuilding Corporation., Slidell, LA

Client: U.S. GOVERNMENT, Washington, D.C.
Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service, FDIC, others          

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS
Managing Director
Equity Development Systems, Ltd.
Voice / Facsimile: (866) 887-0852 ext. 701
E-Mail: sns@edsltd.com

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