Joel Goldsmith, ASA, CSA

Joel M. Goldsmith, ASA, CSA

Director of Operations


  • M&E Valuation
  • Aerospace Assets
  • Appraisal Review
  • Appraisal Standards Compliance
  • Consulting
  • General Manufacturing
  • Liquidation Scenarios


  • Machinery and Equipment (M&E)


  • ASA
  • CSA


Joel M. Goldsmith, ASA, CSA, has over 30 years of experience in the appraisal profession, having served in the employ of leading appraisal firms and industrial auctioneers. He currently serves as Director of Appraisal Operations, M&E for B. Riley Advisory Services overseeing and performing machinery and equipment valuations for financial, commercial, and industrial uses.

Goldsmith has a background specializing in financial services, consulting, and in the valuation of industrial plants, machinery, equipment, and other tangible assets. He has spent a significant portion of his professional career in the employ of leading industrial liquidation and appraisal firms. During this time, he gained an insight and understanding of the dynamics of industrial auctions and liquidation sales in addition to his valuation activities. Goldsmith's appraisal and valuation activities have encompassed a wide range of equipment types.

He has been accredited with the American Society of Appraisers and the Equipment Appraisers Association of North America and currently holds Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) and Certified Senior Appraiser (CSA) designations. Additionally, Goldsmith participates in many continuing education programs relative to used industrial machinery and equipment. He is qualified to opine within a range of value concepts as applied over a wide spectrum of equipment categories and industries.