Meet Your Appraiser


Brian Melsheimer

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Brian grew up in Nevada County, graduating from Nevada Union High School.  He attended Sonoma State University, earning a B.S. degree in Economics with an emphasis in Microeconomics and Econometrics. 

Brian began as an appraisal trainee in 2003, becoming licensed in 2005.  His passion and knack for the business grew and he worked his way to a Certified Residential Appraisal License in 2006.  He became FHA Certified in 2008 and obtained a coveted position on the VA Appraisal panel in 2016. 

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Sierra Nevada Appraisal Group was created.  Brian returned to his roots to assist clients in the complex Nevada County market.   His knowledge ranges from complex rural properties to gold rush era Victorians and everything in between.  

When he's not appraising, Brian enjoys backpacking, hiking, woodworking, and spending time with his family and golden retriever, Pliny.


Sierra Nevada Appraisal Group, LLC
578 Sutton Way #271
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 632-3428

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