Maureen S. Winer, ISA CAPP, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts



Maureen S. Winer
ISA member since Jan 01, 2008

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Maureen S. Winer, ISA CAPP (Certified Appraiser Personal Property), is Vice-President of Parting with Possessions, Inc. (PWP Appraisals) and has been a personal property appraiser since 1985. She is USPAP trained and compliant. Ms. Winer specializes in antiques, furnishings, and decorative arts including sculptures, objects of virtue, ceramics, pottery, and silver. She also appraises fine art, jewelry, rugs and other personal property.  


International Society of Appraisers, Certified Appraiser Personal Property (CAPP) designation.

Chair: Association Alliance Committee – International Society of Appraisers

NCAC (National Capital Area Chapter) ISA, Treasurer 2009-Current

Former Chair: Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts Division - International Society of Appraisers.

Former Chair: Resource and Development Committee, ISA, 2011-2012

Former President: Foundation for Appraisal Education

Former Treasurer: Foundation for Appraisal Education

Committee Member: Previous and current service as committee member includes: AF+DA, Conference, Award Nominations. 

Mentorship: Serves as mentor for new ISA members.


Recipient of the International Society of Appraiser’s President Award, 2015. Recipient of the International Society of Appraiser’s Distinguished Service Award, 2017


Parting with Possessions, Inc.: Personal Property Appraiser, Vice-President, Owner

Venable, LLP:  Secretarial Supervisor, Litigation Division

Johns Hopkins University: Office of the General Counsel, Office Manager, Paralegal, Assistant to the General Counsel.

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes - Paralegal, defense litigation, division, product liability.

Smith, Somerville & Case - Paralegal, defense litigation division, product liability


International Society of Appraisers, Certified Appraiser Personal Property (CAPP)

Foundation for Appraisal Education: Former Board President & Treasurer

Women in Insurance and Financial Services:  Former Board Member

USPAP: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices Networking Group

Professional Personal Property Appraisers Group

Appraisers, Valuers of Art and Antiques Group

Estate and Elder Law Services Network Group

High Value Personal Property Experts Group

Global Insurance Network Group

The United Appraiser’s Group


Ms. Winer has a broad experience in the appraisal, auction, and legal fields. Her practical business, appraisal and legal training bring a unique combination of skills to her appraisal business. Maureen conducts appraisals for a variety of functions including obtaining insurance, IRS donation, Federal IRS estate reporting, determining present worth, determination of claims, equitable distribution, dissolution of marriage and others. Her clients include professionals from local and national businesses, legal, accounting and financial services. She also works with numerous individuals and families on a national and local level who are going through often-times difficult changes in their lives and need her expertise in valuing their personal property, and her guidance through disposing of their assets. 



  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Objet d'art & De Vertu
  • Silver - Sterling


  • Appraisal Review
  • Broker
  • Consultant
  • Damage Claims
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Donations
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Probate
  • Estate Tax
  • Expert Witness
  • Insurance Claims
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations
  • Speaker
  • Tax Deductible Gifts

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Ceramics
  • Collectibles
  • Crystal
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Gold
  • Jewelry
  • Memorabilia
  • Objet d'art & De Vertu
  • Paintings
  • Porcelain
  • Pottery
  • Silver


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