A firm that specializes in equipment appraisals and conducting equipment auctions.

Who We Are

Adam Gutowski is the founder and owner of Validian Appraisal LLC. Adam works with industrial businesses and commercial lenders to conduct equipment appraisals and conduct on- line public auctions. These services are for asset-based lending transactions, buy-sell transactions, tax issues and litigation support projects. Adam has over 40 years of experience. His knowledge is vast in the areas of:

  • Metalworking Equipment
  • Plastics Equipment
  • Fabrication Equipment
  • Construction Equipment

Experience Matters

Prior to forming Validian Appraisal LLC, Adam held a senior position with a well- known Detroit based auction and appraisal firm for 30 years. Prior to this, Adam learned his craft with the industry pioneers, Robert Williams & Co. and Norman Levy Associates for a period of 10 years. This level of time equates to a solid platform of expertise that translates to hundreds of satisfied clients. Adam has earned an MBA from Lawrence Technological University. He has also earned the designation of Certified Appraiser as well as other certifications. He conducts seminars and speaking events for commercial lenders. Born in Detroit, Adam has an affection for the automobile and industrial history. His interests include classic cars and restoring vintage timepieces. EXPERIENCE MATTERS.

Certified Equipment Appraisals

Validian Appraisal LLC performs appraisals of all types of equipment and industries. Adam Gutowski is an expert appraiser and has a thorough understanding of machinery and equipment. His technical expertise spans all types of equipment and industrial processes. Adam has performed appraisals that report:

  • Fair Market Value
  • Orderly Liquidation Value
  • Forced Liquidation Value
  • Limited Scope Appraisal Reports

All appraisal reports that conform to USPAP standards. With Adam’s long term participation in the equipment marketplace, he is aware of industry trends and current market value. He understands value concepts and its role in the secondary equipment markets. Adam is able to respond to the needs of the client and to provide an accurate appraisal report quickly. Let Adam’s experience guide you with your certified equipment appraisal project. EXPERIENCE MATTERS.

On-Line Public Auctions

Validian Appraisal LLC conducts on-line public auctions. Adam Gutowski started his career with a traditional auction company over 40 years ago. Over the years, Adam has seen the auction industry transform to the more user friendly on-line auction format. The on-line auction format has benefits that Adam has seen firsthand. His experience can guide you with a conventional commission based auction, guaranteed outcome auction or outright purchase type auction. Let Adam assist you in selling your equipment at a well run on-line public auction. EXPERIENCE MATTERS.


No current auctions at this time.

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