Appraisal Services

Fine Art, Antique & Personal Property Appraisal Services

Eileen Ruggeri-Coccia has parlayed almost 30 years of knowledge gained in fine art gallery sales, management, consultation and ownership into providing expert personal property appraisal services specializing in fine art.

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When to Appraise

A formal appraisal, performed by an experienced professional, is most often indicated for

  • Insurance Coverage / Scheduled Value of Assets
  • Equitable Distribution for Heirs
  • Estate Tax
  • IRS Charitable Donations
  • Liquidation / Transfer of Assets
  • Dissolution (Divorce)
  • Damage & Loss for Insurance Claims
  • Expert Witness Testimony, Jury Trial Experience

Why Appraisal?


With more than 15 years of experience as an appraiser, Eileen Ruggeri-Coccia is recognized as a leader in her field. She offers appraisal services for private collectors, clients of estate planning attorneys, major insurance companies, and qualified IRS donations on behalf of CPA firms.

You or your clients spent a lifetime collecting fine art. What is it all worth? More importantly were they to be lost in a natural disaster, fire or stolen, would you be able to recover the retail replacement value for them? Also, shouldn’t your estate plan ensure equitable division of assets for heirs? What about the painful challenge of asset division in the event of a divorce? What should you do to protect your cherished personal collection?

Remove Uncertainty

Eileen Ruggeri-Coccia knows. And, she can resolve that uncertainty and answer the questions regarding the value of your personal property by providing accurate, thorough and extensively written appraisals.

  • These reports are professionally certified and adhere to the strict guidelines of USPAP (the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) which is the congressionally recognized set of appraisal standards.
  • All of her reports adhere to the code of ethics of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA).
  • Ms. Coccia’s reports are accepted by insurance companies, by courts and legal proceedings, and the IRS as documented evidence of value.

Types of Valuation

  • Retail Replacement Value
  • Fair Market Value
  • Marketable Cash Value
  • Professional Opinion of Value (POV)

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