Mr. Hartford specializes in machinery and equipment valuations of major proportion and complexity throughout the United States and abroad. With more than 30 years in the appraisal industry, his experience includes valuations for bankruptcy, divorce, estate tax planning, financing, purchase price allocation, and lease transactions.
Major industries served by Mr. Hartford include chemical and pharmaceutical, food and beverage, technology, paper manufacturing, printing, plastics, steel, and telecommunications.
Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Hartford was an independent appraiser. He prepared and supervised appraisals of buildings and major assets of commercial, industrial, institutional and governmental clients.
He is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers and a certified public accountant (CPA). He holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Bentley College in Waltham, MA.