Schwartz & Co. is pleased to announce that Metro-West Appraisal Co. (“Metro-West”) has been acquired by Class Valuation, a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Schwartz & Co. acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Metro-West in this transaction.
Metro-West is the largest independent residential appraisal firm in the nation, with staff appraisers located in over 80 major metro markets in the US.
Headquartered in Detroit, Metro-West has provided reliable, fully compliant residential real estate appraisal solutions and alternative valuation products for clients since 1987. Metro-West is the nation’s largest independent appraisal firm with staff appraisers located in over 80 major metro markets, each staffed with full-time W-2 appraisers who help maintain quality and consistency across the company’s entire network.
Class Valuation is a top nationwide Appraisal Management Company (AMC), delivering outstanding quality and service to every client. The company is committed to combining the best people, products, processes, and technology available to help lenders make more homeownership dreams come true. Class has consistently been ranked highly in client service by several of the nation’s top ten mortgage lenders and has been recognized as a top place to work, along with receiving many other industry awards. Founded in 2009, Class Valuation is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.