Gabrielle Goodman is a Cleveland, Ohio-based personal property appraiser. She is the founder and owner of Cleveland Appraisal Consultants and eCouture, a limited liability Corporation registered with the State of Ohio conducting appraisals of Fine Art, Antiques, Decorative Art and Residential Contents. She is a court appointed appraiser in the State of Ohio for Cuyahoga and Geauga counties.
Her practice includes providing comprehensive ISA and USPAP-compliant formal written appraisals for the purposes of general knowledge, equitable distribution, charitable contributions, division of assets, estate tax and settlement and insurance coverage and claims.
Ms. Goodman is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers, the largest personal property and art appraisal organization in the country. To prepare for this designation, she passed the ISA's Core Course in Appraisal Studies, as well as the Appraising Antiques and Residential Contents course at Northern Illinois University in Naperville and successfully completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) coursework and exam.
Ms. Goodman has worked as a consultant for television shows, conducting appraisals for several collectibles-based television programs including HGTV's show "Endless Yard Sale". She has a wide range of expertise, particularly in antiques and decorative art, including silver, pottery, porcelain, toys, furniture, and vintage and designer clothing and accessories. She continues to attend lectures and courses across the country in specialty areas of art and appraising to strengthen and expand her base of knowledge.
Ms. Goodman has written several articles for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Her article on non-cash charitable donations recently appeared in the Cleveland Bar Journal. Ms. Goodman is a also member of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Additionally, she has 15 years experience marketing, managing, pricing and organizing estate and house sales. evaluating personal property and identifying the most appropriate and successful option for the liquidation of all types of estates; and determining the appropriate market for and facilitating the sale of collectibles, antiques and artwork for her clients.