Thomas A. Weigand, MAI
Tom is the Managing Member of Treffer Appraisal Group, MAI Designated Member and a Certified General Appraiser in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Delaware. His background as a Certified Public Accountant serves his clients well in the appraisal process.
Thomas Weigand brings extensive professional valuation experience to Treffer Appraisal Group. As managing member of the appraisal firm for the last 11 years, Tom oversees and organizes appraisal assignments throughout Maryland, Delaware, Washington DC and Northern Virginia. Certified as a General Appraiser, Tom’s role reaches beyond the scope of manager; he also contributes as an appraiser for the firm in both commercial and residential assignments, including property valuation, underwriting, construction inspections, foreclosed property, liquidations, workouts, property tax appeals, negotiation and litigation support including expert testimony.
In addition to his qualifications as a Maryland Certified General Appraiser, Tom also brings an extensive background in the financial field as a Certified Public Accountant. In addition to his CPA license, Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Loyola College of Maryland. Prior to acquiring Treffer Appraisal Group, Tom was Vice President of Finance at R.S. Leitch Company in Edgewater, Maryland, one of the state’s largest petroleum distributors. During his seventeen year career at R.S. Leitch Company he was responsible for all financial matters of the company, as well as acquisitions of new businesses and management of all existing businesses. With his extensive background in office management, client relations, property and business valuation, Tom is able to address the challenges of managing Treffer Appraisal Group on a daily basis, as well as business development and mentorship for the appraisal staff.
Tom originally practiced his CPA license with McLean, Koehler, Sparks and Hammond, a Baltimore based public accounting firm. During his seven years at the firm Tom progressed from staff accountant to accounting manager. During his time with McLean, Koehler, Sparks and Hammond, Tom experienced a wide variety of accounting engagements including audits of manufacturers, wholesalers, construction companies and non profits. Additionally, Tom was involved in business valuations for many of the firm’s clients which provided an excellent foundation for transition to the appraisal industry.