Managing Director, Rouse Appraisals LLC
TOPIC: Reconditioning machines & the impact on value
Raffi has been with Rouse Services since April 2012 and has oversight responsibility for the Rouse Appraisals division. Rouse has been serving clients in the equipment industry for nearly 100 years and is widely recognized as a leader in construction equipment appraisals, used equipment sales support and fleet management analytics, specializing in the rental sector. In 2018, Rouse’s Appraisal division performed appraisal valuations of rental and dealer construction fleets in North America comprising over $40 billion of equipment over a wide range of categories.
He has fifteen years of experience in asset valuation, development and management of proprietary databases, and financial statement auditing and analysis. At Rouse his responsibilities include the oversight of equipment appraisals and liquidation analyses across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He regularly interfaces with key industry stakeholders (equipment owners, OEMs, lenders, private equity firms, audit firms, debt advisory groups, etc) to provide support for appraisal valuations and to share regular, data-based market updates specific to the equipment rental industry.
Raffi has served as a financial analyst at a hedge fund, in the realms of both fundamental security analysis and quantitative stock selection modelling. Prior to that, he served as a financial auditor with EY. Raffi is a CFA charterholder, a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California, and a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).