Jerry Copeland Attains ISA AM Accreditation

copeland estate salesIn 2005, Jerry Copeland started Copeland Estate Sales in Memphis. Jerry became a member of the International Society of Appraisers in the spring of 2011.  Jerry attained his accreditation in November of 2012. The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven association, formed to support the member needs and serve the public by producing highly qualified and ethical appraisers who are recognized authorities in professional personal property appraising. Our members include many of the country’s most respected independent appraisers, consultants, estate liquidators, auctioneers, gallery owners, and dealers.

ISA offers a comprehensive professional development program designed to build and enhance performance in the area of personal property appraisal practice as wellas specialty studies. Our four main divisions are comprised of antiques and residential contents; fine art; gemstones and jewelry; and machinery and equipment.

ISA’s professional development and credentialing programs, along with its strong code of ethics and professional conduct, serve as the foundation for the organizational mission – to advance the professionalism and effectiveness of personal property appraisers.

What does this mean to the community of Memphis and the Mid-South? Jerry’s attainment of ISA AM (accredited member) postiions him to serve in a capacity as an appraiser for banks, law firms, insurance agencies, and the private sector to provide expert research and analysis to appraise personal property with integrity and accuracy for the purpose of valuating high-end collectibles including all arenas of personal property.

No appraiser can be an expert in everything that there is to be appraised; however, ISA Accredited Members received credentials through ISA and their experience within their industry to be resourceful in obtaining valuable research and information from a network to which ISA is comprised.  ISA AM’s have high standards of being impartial and objective. Ultimately, ISA AM’s produce industry-respected appraisals that are accepted nationally and even internationally.

Welcome aboard, Jerry!