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Your Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser

Mitch Ramski, CMEA, SBA, MAA, AGA




Mitch Ramski holds a certified Appraisal license in Illinois and has over ten years of experience.

Mitch is President and Owner of Norval Appraisal Services, an appraisal company that provides a variety of valuation and management services.

Mitch has been awarded the CMEA designation (Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser) by NEBB Institute. CMEAs are located throughout the United States and several foreign countries, and are used by banks, other lending institutions, CPAs, attorneys, All reports business buyers/sellers and others to provide needed financial information for a variety of reasons. All reports meet or exceed USPAP standards for developing values on capital equipment, and CMEAs are highly qualified to conduct objective, accurate, comprehensible, verifiable, and defensible machinery and equipment certified appraisals for all industries. This includes but is not limited to: manufacturing, retail, construction, agricultural, medical, and industrial. These appraisals stand up to scrutiny by lenders, the IRS, CPAs, and courts.

Mitch has been a Certified Residential Appraiser with the State of Illinois since 2002, and has extensive experience in appraising a vast amount of residential structures, including upper-bracket homes, condominiums, 2-4 flat unit structures in Chicago, the Chicago Metropolitan area, Cook and the Collar counties, with emphasis in the South side of Chicago and the neighboring suburbs.

Mitch has performed inspections and research for commercial properties under commercial appraiser supervision. Assignments have included new construction and renovation projects, working with blueprint plans, specifications and cost analyses, and scope of work entailed market value, ad valorem tax appeal and land value analysis, appraisals for financial institutions (refinance, purchases, PMI removal, collateral), estate planning, dissolution matters, foreclosures.

Mitch is also on the FHA approved roster and and perform FHA/HUD appraisals.



Daley College, Chicago
Lewis University, Romeoville
Chicago Police Academy, Chicago
Chicago Fire Academy, Chicago

Designations and Certifications

  • Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA), NEBB Institute
  • Senior Business Analyst (SBA), International Society of Business Analysts
  • Certified Residential Appraiser, State of Illinois
  • American Guild of Appraisers Designated Member, (AGA)
  • National Association of Appraisers Designated  Member, (MAA)


Professional and Trade Affiliations

  • NEBB Institute
  • International Society of Business Analysts
  • NAR-National Association of Realtors
  • IAR-Illinois Association of Realtors
  • ICAP- Illinois Coalition of Appraisers
  • Appraisal Institute
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • American Guild of Apparisers
  • National Association of Appraisers