About Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA

Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA

Crown Appraisals is led by Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA. Jeff has spent the last 35+ years in the grain, seed, and fertilizer industry. In today’s increasingly intense and complicated market, Jeff’s education and experience uniquely qualify him to appraise equipment-intensive agribusiness facilities.

He is an accredited member in the ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers), ASA (American Society of Appraisers – Machinery and Equipment appraisal specialty), and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Jeff is also a member of GEAPS (Grain Elevator and Processing Society). Jeff was 2012 National President of the ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers).

He earned his designations from these organizations through years of advanced and continuing education, as well as subscribing to the highest code of ethics. Jeff is involved at both the state and national levels in the ASFMRA and RICS as a leader and qualified curriculum developer and instructor. He is also a Certified National USPAP Instructor by the Appraisal Foundation (USPAP is the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice).

Jeff has presented at national conventions and meetings including the ASFMRA’s Annual Convention & Trade Show. Jeff authored the “Key Elements of Grain Elevator Appraisal” seminar which is offered through ASFMRA and has been attended by several hundred appraisers. Additionally, he has delivered “The Analysis of a Large On-Farm Grain Storage Facility” to scores of rural appraisers. He is an annual exhibitor at the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) trade show as well as the ND Grain Dealers Association and MN Grain and Feed Association trade shows.

Jeff is a Minnesota native with over 35 years of experience in agriculture and agribusiness. Prior to founding Crown Appraisals, he managed a grain and cattle operation – purchasing, trading, and selling farm equipment, agricultural production, cattle, and land.

Jeff holds his Certified General Appraiser License in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and a number of other states and has experience appraising property across the entire U.S. He also holds his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Put 35 years of experience, expertise, and education to work for you. Contact Crown Appraisals to meet your business needs with consistently high-quality appraisal services and outstanding customer care.

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