News 2016

James Hartman Named President of Society of Golf Appraisers

James Hartman, Senior Managing Director of Valbridge Property Advisors, has been named president of the Society of Golf Appraisers (SGA).

“I’m honored to be named president of the Society of Golf Appraisers,” said Hartman. “The SGA sets the highest standard for golf analysis and is the only golf professional organization of its kind in the world. The SGA is a professional organization of uniquely qualified professional advisors who have demonstrated outstanding expertise in the business of golf.”

SGA’s membership support the integrity and vitality of the golf course industry while promoting the continued enjoyment of the game through the sharing of information and providing the highest quality professional advisory, consulting, and valuation services in the golf industry.

Hartman, of Okemos, Mich., holds the MAI and AI-GRS designations from the Appraisal Institute and the SGA designation from the Society of Golf Appraisers. Hartman also sits on the State of Michigan Real Estate Appraisers Board. He graduated from Michigan State University's College of Business with a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance administration and has nearly 30 years of real estate appraisal experience.