Ms. Pamela Pierrepont Bardo, AAA Certified
USPAP compliant through:
19th Century European Art; American Furniture and Decorative Arts; Continental Decorations & Early European Works of Art; Generalist; Postwar, Contemporary, and Emerging Art; Silver: General
Insurance; Charitable Donation; Estate Tax Liability; Equitable Distribution
Bardo Consulting Group, Inc. (BCG) is a national appraisal, personal property management, and consulting firm founded in Chicago, IL in 1980. We help clients to acquire, maintain, and disperse valuables through a network of specialists in appraisal, donation, downsizing, estate planning, conservation, framing, finance, insurance, IRS, security and taxation. A former museum director, Pamela is a certified appraiser in multiple disciplines of personal property including residential contents, antiques, decorative arts, and fine arts. She has extensive courtroom and insurance claim experience and has served as an expert witness for many of the top law firms and banks in Chicago and nationwide. She is an expert in divorce mediation and experienced at trial. She works with attorneys, CFP's, CPA's, and wealth managers to appraise personal property as a measurable hard asset in forming family partnerships, tax exempt foundations, irrevocable trusts, wills, and foreign asset protection trusts. She is current with all tax codes and USPAP and performs charitable donation appraisals for income tax deduction purposes. She helps clients avoid making costly mistakes by advising on acquisitions. Her appraisals for replacement value for insurance coverage are known widely as an industry standard. She is known for her work with churches including stained glass, organs, vessels and vestments, and standing features like the lecturn or main altar. She travels the country appraising collections of designer and high fashion clothing and accessories for women and men for donation or insurance purposes. Automotive specialities is a discipline that began on her travels along route 66.