Pat Mazzanti is president of Railroad Appraisal Associates, the appraisal and management consulting division of The Occor Company. Railroad Appraisal Associates specializes in the valuation of railroad related equipment and serves operators, suppliers and financial service companies.
Railroad Appraisal Associates is the oldest railroad specific appraisal business in the United States and was founded in 1976. Pat purchased the appraisal practice of Norman W. Seip and Associates in 2005.
Areas of expertise include railroad and locomotive appraisals, inspections, equipment remanufacture and general management consulting services.
Pat earned a MBA in Business Economics from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Lake Forest, Illinois, as well as a BS in Economics and Finance from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.
Pat is currently a member of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, Equipment Appraisers Association of North America, and is a Certified Senior Appraiser.
Pat resides in Spring Grove, Illinois with his wife and 2 children where he is active in the community as an elected village trustee and a member of the Chamber of Commerce.