Press Release – RVG Joins Forces with Lake in the Hills-Based R.J. Schmitt


Contact: Amy Kling or Starr Recchia (630) 513-6150

RVG Joins Forces with Lake in the Hills-Based R.J. Schmitt

St. Charles, Ill. — Commercial real estate appraisal company, Real Valuation Group (RVG), continues to strengthen its work force and broaden its client base, recently announcing a professional affiliation with the Lake in the Hills, Ill.-based appraisal firm R.J. Schmitt and Associates.

"R.J. Schmitt has a long-standing history of providing outstanding appraisal services and shares our commitment to providing sound, well-thought-out valuations," said Ed Kling, president of RVG.”We’re proud to work with them and hope that we can build on our companies’ reputations for delivering professional valuation services."
R.J. Schmitt has been providing both commercial and residential appraisal services throughout Chicagoland since 1964, when the company was founded by Raymond J. Schmitt, Sr. His two sons, Gregory Schmitt, MAI, SRA, and Raymond Jr., MAI, SRA, have grown the company to include three MAI appraisers. The company serves lending institutions, businesses, government agencies and individuals.

“The two companies have great synergy," said Greg Schmitt, former R.J. Schmitt CEO.”We don’t directly compete with one another and our different services will do nothing but ensure continued success well into the future."


About RVG Commercial Appraisals
Real Valuation Group (RVG) is a full-service real estate valuation and consulting firm. It has been providing standard and non-standard property valuations for more than 25 years and has experience that only a few appraisal firms can claim. Employing more than 20 commercial and residential appraisers, RVG is one of the largest, privately owned, full-service appraisal companies covering the central Midwest.

Headquartered in St. Charles, Ill., RVG also has offices in Chicago, Lake in the Hills and DeKalb. 


About R.J. Schmitt & Associates
One of Chicagoland’s oldest and most experienced independent Real Estate Appraisal firms, R. J. Schmitt & Associates, Inc., was founded in 1964 by Raymond J. Schmitt, Sr.  Today the firm principals contribute more than 75 years of combined experience and professionally handle both commercial and residential appraisals.
Located in Lake in the Hills, Ill., R. J. Schmitt & Associates, Inc., serves the entire Chicagoland area including Cook, Lake, DuPage, McHenry, Kane and Will counties. In addition, coverage extends to Walworth, Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine counties in Wisconsin.

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