Qualifications

Since 1994, Charles C. Dixon, ASA, CSA, has been President and Owner of CD Valuation Services, Inc., located in Havertown, Pennsylvania. A comprehensive education and diverse industry experience make him uniquely qualified to handle your asset valuation needs. Appraisal courses given by the American Society of Appraisers include:

  • Machinery and Technical Specialties: Principles of Valuation courses 201, 202, 203, 204
  • Advanced Courses: ME215, Valuations for Financial Reporting Purposes; ME214, Identification of and Appraisal of Mining and Mineral Processing Equipment; AR201; Appraisal Review and Management Overview- Charlie is gaining the ARM designation at this time
  • Real Property: RP-201,Introduction to Real Property Valuation and RP-202, Income Property Appraisal and Analysis

Other course-work through Polley Associates, Newtown Square, PA and Temple Real Estate Institute, Philadelphia, PA, including: Property Management, Appraisal of Residential Property, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Finance, Appraisal of Income-Producing Property, Commercial Real Estate and others.

Charles is a tested and certified Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers, Inc. In addition, he holds the Certified Senior Appraiser (CSA) designation with the Equipment Appraisers Association of North America (EAANA).

Charles has over fifteen years' hands-on experience in the mechanical and marine maintenance industries. In addition, he has over twenty-five years of varied industrial, commercial, retail and inventory appraisal and assessment experience: 

  • Box, Paper, Packaging, Printing
  • Chemical, Plastics, Glass, Rubber
  • Construction, Aggregates, Asphalt
  • Machining, Fabrication
  • Woodworking and Milling
  • High-Tech, Manufacturing, Electronics
  • Medical, Pharmaceutical
  • Food Processing
  • Retail Establishments, Bars, Restaurants
  • Commercial/Service Businesses

Charles has provided valuation services for government agencies at many levels, including: General Services Administration, Small Business Administration, Resolution Trust Corporation, Internal Revenue Service, various Departments of Transportation, Redevelopment Authorities, Office of Thrift Supervision, Regional Airport Authorities, Municipalities, Industrial Development Corps. and others.

Mr. Dixon is a co-author of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Right-of-Way manual, 2002 Edition. He is an ASA course instructor as well as a seminar presenter at various ASA local chapter and national level meetings.

Charles has appeared as an expert witness with court testimony in United States Bankruptcy Court, Pennsylvania, Connecticut; Connecticut Superior Court, various county and municipal courts and Boards of View.

Charles is privileged to be affiliated with these professional organizations: American Society of Appraisers (Accredited Senior Appraiser, Machinery and Equipment/Technical Specialties, past Chapter President and M&TS Committee member). Other affiliations include: Equipment Appraisers Association of North America (Certified Senior Appraiser), Association for Corporate Growth, International Right of Way Association, and the Turnaround Management Association.

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