Jaime Corbacho, ISA AM, is a personal property appraiser and consultant in Los Angeles, California. Her practice includes providing comprehensive USPAP and ISA compliant appraisals for the purposes of estate tax and settlement, insurance coverage, general knowledge, equitable distribution, and the charitable donation of estates, typically in excess of 500 items and $1 million. Additionally, she has experience marketing, managing, pricing and setting up estate sales; evaluating personal property and identifying the most appropriate and successful option for the liquidation of multi-million dollar estates; and determining the appropriate market for and facilitating the sale of big-ticket antiques and artwork.

Ms. Corbacho often works as a consultant for estate sales companies, television networks, and authors throughout the country. She has conducted appraisals for several antiques-based television programs, including the Fox show Buried Treasure. Most recently, she has appeared on several episodes of the National Geographic show America’s Lost Treasures as a featured appraiser. She has also worked as an antiques consultant on both novels and screenplays.

As her appraisals often encompass complete estates, she has a wide range of expertise, particularly in antiques and decorative art, including silver, pottery, porcelain, furniture, clothing, Native American art and artifacts, books, bronzes, Victoriana, sports memorabilia and toys, among others. She also specializes in fine art from the 19th through the 21st centuries, including paintings, sculpture and photography.

All of her appraisal reports are prepared in compliance with the standards set forth by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the International Society of Appraisers (ISA). All donation appraisals meet the relevant requirements of Internal Revenue Regulation §1.170A-13 (c)3 and the requirements of IRS Revenue Procedures 66-49 and Publications 526 and 561. She is proud to be an International Society of Appraisers Accredited Member and certified appraiser with a current USPAP qualification.

Prior to entering the appraisal field, Ms. Corbacho worked in the law firms of Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP (Boston, MA) and Loeb & Loeb LLP (Los Angeles, CA) and is a graduate of the Honors Program at Emerson College in Boston.