Mr. Kinzie has been involved in the development of hundreds of machinery and equipment appraisal reports for various industries such as; construction, oil and gas, manufacturing and specialty manufacturing, printing, maritime, plastics and molding, medical devices and pharmaceutical manufacturing, fitness and exercise, woodworking and metal works, movie and film, sound and technical equipment, laundry, automotive and auto repair, among many more.
Mr. Kinzie obtained a Bachelors of Science degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1999 with dual concentrations in Finance / Insurance and Small Business Management / Entrepreneurship. Mr. Kinzie is a Certified Residential Appraiser licensed in Massachusetts and California and is FHA approved.
Prior to his professional appraiser career, Mr. Kinzie had 15 years of maritime and boating experience and 5 years of private consulting work. Before co-founding Present Value LLC, Mr. Kinzie was Vice President of a multi-state appraisal firm and managing the daily operations, quality control and new business development for residential and commercial real estate. In 2006 Mr. Kinzie co-founded Present Value LLC, a nationwide appraisal company providing appraisal services to lenders, banks, CPA’s, attorneys and business owners. The company’s main services are certified machinery & equipment appraisals, business valuations and inventory appraisals.
Christopher A Kinzie, CMEA, has been awarded the CMEA designation (Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser) by the NEBB Institute. CMEAs are located throughout the United States and several foreign countries, adhere to the standards and rules of USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) and are bound by the highest code of ethics in the industry.