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Mr. Tatro has been involved in corporate finance, specifically the commercial equipment leasing industry for over 20 years. He has served as an Asset Manager overseeing the sale of $45 million in equipment assets as well as the Appraisal Manager for the Asset Management Division of a Fortune 100 company.

During his financial/appraisal career, Mr. Tatro has been employed as an appraiser by Textron Financial Corporation and Fleet Capital Leasing and is currently President and Senior Appraiser of Valuation Resources, Inc. which he founded in 1999. He is well versed in the appraisal disciplines of accounting, appraising, finance and lease including residual calculations and end of lease purchase option negotiations.


Bachelor of Arts, 1972, Lyndon State College
Principles of Valuation, 201, 202, 203, 204, American Society of Appraisers
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
American Society of Appraisers - various appraisal theory courses and seminars

Licenses/Certifications: Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers, 1997
Recertification - July 2002

Legal Experience

Mr. Tatro has provided expert testimony in several jurisdictions on cases involving divorce, bankruptcy, insurance, property tax appeals and other civil litigation.

Professional Affiliations

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), American Society of Appraisers
District Director, Region 2, American Society of Appraisers
Immediate Past Governor, Region 2, American Society of Appraisers
Machinery & Technical Specialties Committee, American Society of Appraisers
Past President, No. Florida Chapter, American Society of Appraisers
Special Magistrate, Value Adjustment Board, 2001-2007, various Florida counties
Association of Eminent Domain Professionals
International Association of Assessing Officers
Small Business Resource Network
Better Business Bureau, member since 2001