International Society of Appraisers

Professional Appraiser Qualifications

Mandy Sabbadini is accredited with The International Society of Appraisers while also maintaining memberships in online antique and fine art data-bases to obtain the most current actual sales results.

Mandy Sabbadini has received formal education in appraisal theory, principles, procedures, and ethics, passed examinations, and demonstrated proficiency in providing the appropriate value level for varied appraisal requirements. She maintains an ongoing commitment to professional training in order to stay at the forefront of the most current appraisal standards and practice.


  • Professional appraiser with over twelve years of collateral experience with Alex Sabbadini, Inc., a personal property appraising firm, 1983-1995 in the preparation, research and practice of evaluations of personal property.
  • Lead assistant in household price-tag sales, estate liquidations, and auctions for antiques, collectibles, and residential contents, 1984-1994.
  • Engaged by insurance companies, law firms, private individuals, state agencies, banking institutions, Internal Revenue Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Association Membership:  Foundation for Appraisal Education, Chicago, Illinois.
Art Care,LLC.
Accredited Member, International Society of Appraisers.
Affiliate Member: P.F.A.C. Professional Fiduciary Association of California.
Affiliate Member: F.E.W.A. Forensic Expert Witness Association.
Patron, The American Decorative Arts Trust.
Local Memberships: Sacramento Historical Society; Preservation Sacramento.


  • American River College – A.A. Liberal Arts, 1992; C.S.U.S. 1989–1993 Liberal Studies
  • 20th century Southwest Native American Arts
  • Visual Arts and the Law, Santa Fe, NM
  • Forging Modernity’s: California Metals in Context, San Francisco
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation – USPAP – accredited through 2023
  • Appraiser’s Association of America educational conferences, 1989-2013
  • American Society of Appraisers educational conferences, 1983-1997
  • International Society of Appraisers educational conferences, 1997-2018
  • Fine Arts Accreditation from University of Maryland, ISA
  • Moving and Damage claims, Dallas, Tx.
  • Japanese Woodblock Prints, San Francisco
  • U.C. Irving Fine Art Course
  • Naperville, Chicago - Re-qualification for ISA appraisal credentials, Nov. 2011-2025
  • Paper Conservation Workshop
  • The Arts of China, course work. Lark Mason – Dallas, Texas
  • Foundation for Appraisal Education - Michaan’s Auction Gallery, Alameda, CA.
  • Seminar on Textile Arts and Conservation
  • Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar – Chicago, Illinois
  • ASA Seminar on Pablo Picasso prints – Berkeley, CA.
  • Advanced Appraisal Methodology course, 2018
  • Appraisers Association of America, Damage and Loss: who and what you need to know, presented by multiple speakers on the role of the insurance adjustor; the unique methodology of damage and loss appraisals; assessing condition and determining loss of value; the legal obligations of the insured, April 28, 2019.
  • ASA Personal Property Connoisseurship Conference – Santa Fe, NM, 2019
  • International Society of Appraisers: Appraising Antiquities Today: What You Need to Know; April, 2020.
  • AAA Appraising Public Art: When, Why & How, May 2020.

Subscribe to:

  • Art & Antiques Magazine; The Silver Magazine; Maloney’s Antiques & Collectibles
  • Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies, 2009 through 2018.
  • Database memberships: goantiques.com; artnet.com; askart.com; artfact.com; worthpoint.com; www.artprice.com

Other Activities:

  • Participant in fund-raising auctions; ISA educational committees. Speaker, Sacramento Family Law Organization. Member, Kingsley Art Club; Photographer’s assistant, Brooks Photo. Participant in regional ‘valuation days’ 2016


California Arts Council
Kingsley Art Club
Crocker Art Museum


I am a paid member of

I am also a member of
F.A.E. - Foundation for Appraisal Education




Sabbadini Appraisal Services
Mandy Sabbadini
P.O. Box 2476 Carmichael, CA 95609
Tel: 916.944.1401 Fax: 916.944.1236

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