Robert BroomeRobert D. Broome, ASA, CMEA, CSBA began his appraisal career in the 1980s with appraisal used machinery equipment for financing purposes along with retail/wholesale sales. He founded Gulf Atlantic Consultants, Inc. in January 2001 specializing in industrial and commercial machinery and equipment appraisals. Mr. Broome received his CMEA certification in 2006 and was designated Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) by the American Society of Appraisers in 2008.

Areas of expertise include retail/wholesale sales of new, used, and reconditioned tools and equipment to industrial consumers and manufacturing plants for over forty years. In-depth experience in the following areas: Machine shops, machine tools, tool & die, wood working, cabinet shops, furniture manufacturing, aluminum fabrication/manufacturing, marine manufacturing, aerospace/aircraft rebuild shops, office furniture, office machines and related equipment, warehousing and related equipment, school industrial arts/shop and art departments, lumber mills, paper mills, plywood mills, automobile parts manufacturing, automotive repair shops, service stations, transmission shops, general metal fabrication and production, automotive and commercial paint shops and equipment, construction related industries, food preparation equipment, restaurant equipment, fast food stores, retail, grocery and convenience stores, car wash, lube shops, hotels, motels, storage unit centers and farming equipment.

Mr. Broome and Gulf Atlantic Consultants have provided appraisal services to state, county and city entities, Attorneys, CPA’s, financial and lending institutions, businesses and individuals. The appraisals are provided for the following client needs: Buy / Sell Agreements, Business Valuations, Loans / Refinancing, Property Taxes Insurable Value, Trust / Estate Planning, Gift Planning, Divorce Settlement, Partnership Dissolution, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Cost Segregation and Eminent Domain issues.

Mr. Broome is currently serving as Special Magistrate for tangible personal property in Leon and Bay County, Florida. He has completed the Florida Department of Revenue training program for 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Mr. Broome is also an active member of the American Society of Appraisers and is currently serving a President of Chapter 08, North Florida. He also served a vice president in 2009-10 and 2010-11.

Mr. Broome is active in the National Business Builders Institute and serves on the Technical Committee.

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designated in Machinery and Technical Specialties / Machinery and Equipment: American Society of Appraisers (CE current thru 8/2017)
Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA): National Equipment Business Builders Institute (CE Current thru 12/2012)
Certified Senior Business Analyst (CSBA): Society of Business Analysts (CE Current 2013)

2009 ME210 M&E Report Writing American Society of Appraisers
2008 Society of Business Analysts Certified Senior Business Analyst Course, Completed
2008 ME204 Machinery and Equipment Valuation - Advanced Topics and Report Writing- American Society of Appraisers (completed)
2007 ME203 Machinery and Equipment Valuation - Advanced Topics and Case Studies- American Society of Appraisers (completed)
2007 ME202 Machinery and Equipment Valuation Methodology- American Society of Appraisers (completed)
2007 ME201 Introduction to Machinery and Equipment Valuation- American Society of Appraisers completed
2006 National Equipment Business Builders Institute (NEBB Institute) Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser Course, completed
2006 USPAP full course 16 hours, McKissock

Business: Real Estate Appraisal Course (Completed 6-02-1999) The Real Estate School, Tallahassee, Florida
College: B.S. in Business Administration, Minor in Economics Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi (1970)