Nugent Appraisal Services

Nugent Appraisal Services Secures Contract as the Exclusive Jewelry Appraisal Service for a Miami Department of Justice Agency

Experienced Florida Appraisal Firm Adds Federal Agency to its Extensive Portfolio of Clientele


Miami, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/05/2016 -- Nugent Appraisal LLC, a Personal Property (Tangible Assets) appraisal firm, with offices throughout Central and South Florida, has been selected as the exclusive Jewelry Appraisal resource for a Department of Justice (DOJ) agency in Miami. The contract secures a one-year service agreement with options for years two and three.

Nugent Appraisal was founded in Naples, FL in 1976 by senior accredited ASA Ray Nugent Jr. Mr. Nugent is still active in the firm, focusing primarily in appraising large institutional archival collections and remote residential contents appraisals for the firm's home inventory clients throughout the country. His son, Ray Nugent III and granddaughter and Gemologist Olivia Nugent manage operations and client services. The firm includes five appraiser-family members spanning three generations.

About Nugent Appraisal LLC
Nugent Appraisal values all categories of Personal Property including Fine Art, Jewelry, Collectibles, Memorabilia, Decorative Art, and General Residential Contents. The USPAP compliant appraisal reports are used for Scheduling Insurance, Estate Settlement, Equitable Distribution, Marital Dissolution, Charitable Donation, Lending Activities, and Buy/Sell decisions. Every appraiser is professionally trained, educated, and adheres to a strict code of professional ethics. The firm maintains General Liability and Errors & Omissions insurance coverages. The appraisers perform onsite appraisal examinations in residences, businesses, storage facilities, offices, and banking facilities.

The appraisal services provided to DOJ agencies throughout Florida typically focus on providing independent valuations of seized assets for prosecution and resale purposes. Items appraised have included jewelry, coins, bullion, fine art, clothing and accessories, firearms, and decorative art. The appraisers often provide Expert Witness testimony in support of their independent reports.

The newest Miami DOJ contract reflects Nugent Appraisal's commitment to consistently hold high standards on all levels – legally, professionally, and ethically. "Utilizing business practices second to none have been an integral part of the business for four decades and have allowed us not only to survive but to thrive and ultimately gain the trust individual of clients as well as highly secure organizations such as federal agencies," shared founder Ray Nugent Jr. "We've been fortunate to gain this contract and will use it as an opportunity to expand our services towards other entities in need of an experienced and trustworthy appraisal business."

Nugent Appraisal is currently in the application phase of securing a General Services Agency (GSA) Schedule in order to be an approved designated Small Business provider of appraisal services to Federal, State, and Municipal government entities throughout the country.