, a Troy, Mich.-based appraisal management company (AMC), has acquired Valuation Management Group (VMG), an AMC based in Marietta, Ga.
VMG was established as an AMC in 2006 and is led by Vicky Thompson. According to the companies, the majority of the team at VMG are joining Dart Appraisal, although it was not detailed if VMG will be folded into the Dart Appraisal brand or will continue to operate under its 12-year-old brand name.
“Acquiring VMG allows us to continue to bolster the quality service our clients expect from Dart Appraisal,” said Michael Dresden, President of Dart Appraisal. “We’ll be able to offer more products, further expand our already strong appraiser panel, and provide more support by adding dozens of talented employees to our first-rate team.”
Thompson said, “We are extremely excited to join with our friends at Dart Appraisal. The combined company enables us to better serve our clients as part of a larger organization. We have known Dart’s President for years, and we believe that the combined companies will benefit our clients and employees.”