Collateral Verifications LLC

Collateral Verifications is a leading global provider of advisory, technical and valuation services with an established base in Aviation and Aerospace markets. Offices are located in Nashville, TN and Orlando, FL.

Collateral Verifications, Inc. was formed in 2004 and quickly established itself as a trusted name in the aviation industry. In stark contrast to competitor firms, CVI gained a reputation for treating every engagement as if it was their money at risk and their careers on the line. CVI went on to set new standards for affordable project fees with technical inspection rates less than half that of the major firms, as well as the overall performance levels expected from third party advisers.

The company was re launched in 2008 as Collateral Verifications LLC to better address the requirements of many long standing military & commercial clients.

The client base of Collateral Verifications includes nearly every transport aircraft and turbine engine manufacturer. International Lessors, national banks, general aviation manufacturers, commercial and military aircraft parts suppliers, insurance companies, law firms, investment groups, domestic and foreign airlines have also made the switch to CV.


Mark Peterman
Vice President, Technical Operations and Valuation Services

Mark serves as the head of Commercial Aircraft Valuation Services, Technical Operations, Commercial Lease Management, Inventory & Military Valuations, Pre Purchase Inspections and Audits. Prior to joining CV LLC, Mark served as President and Founder of Collateral Verifications, Inc., formed shortly after his return from Iraq in 2004. Mark's past executive positions include serving as President of Aviation Appraisal Corp. His over 30 years of aviation experience includes 17 years with Delta Airlines TechOps, active duty military service in the US Marine Corps and later service as an embedded subject matter expert in the US Navy Civil Service for Marine Transport Squadron One. He has served tours in Iraq in the US Army Reserves and as a US Air Force contractor in the Predator UAV program.

Mark's has performed hundreds of commercial and business class aircraft inspections, audits and appraisals. His project experience and areas of expertise include commercial aircraft lease management, valuations of several complete MRO facilities, large part inventories, military aircraft and hundreds of corporate and business aircraft. Mark has performed certified appraisals on aircraft in many of our nations aviation museums including aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Institution.

Mark has offered Expert Witness valuation testimony to the Delaware Chancery Court, Colorado Trial Courts and even the English High Court of Justice.

Location: Orlando, FL
1.888.800.0030 Ext 703
1.407.758.7130 International

Valuation and Technical Expert Witness
Continuing Airworthiness Management
Lessee Fleet Management Programs
Lessor Management Programs
Technical Advisory and Inspection Services
MRO Technical Representation
Aviation Advisory Services

John Meyers
Vice President, Sales and Repossessions

John Meyers is head of aircraft and parts sales for Collateral Verifications LLC. John currently heads up the Aircraft Brokerage Division. John also has extensive knowledge of the commercial and military parts business on a global basis.

John provides a wealth of experience in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft sales on a worldwide basis. John understands that the sale or acquisition of business aircraft is an increasingly complex process, and requires considerable thought and knowledge of available options. The possibilities are endless and making the right choice is critical. John believes that to be successful, the right choice must be based on the best, most current information available. In addition, success requires an immediate response to today's ever-changing global marketplace. Whether buying or selling for our clients, John makes every effort to educate them on the realities of the market, what the value is of an aircraft, and the current demand from both the buying and selling sides of the transaction. John evaluates his clients' true needs, researches the marketplace and recommends the best possible aircraft. This experience gives John the ability to successfully market and acquire any aircraft or helicopter worldwide.

John’s sales team conducts business with the highest level of professionalism and integrity and will not allow these qualities to be compromised. Our first and foremost priority is to satisfy our customers. Anything less, is unacceptable.

Location: Nashville, TN
1.888.800.0030 Ext 704
615.618.0341 International

Gueric Dechavanne
Vice President, Commercial Aviation and Valuation Services

Gueric is the head of Commercial Aviation Services at Collateral Verifications LLC. He is an ISTAT Certified Appraiser and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Business Administration with a concentration in International Air Transportation Management. Gueric worked for CIT’s Corporate Aircraft Department in Phoenix, AZ Piston Aircraft Division sales before moving on to Eagle Aviation, Inc., a corporate aircraft sales company, as an Aircraft Researcher in the turboprop and jet markets.

In 2001, he joined CIT Aerospace as a Marketing Analyst, tracking aircraft values, industry trends, issues of concern to CIT's aircraft portfolio, as well as assisting the marketing department on special projects for the placement of new and used aircraft.

In 2004, he joined OAGBACK Aviation Solutions as the Manager of Valuation Services and was promoted to head their Asset Management group in 2006 where he managed all of the aspects of their valuations, technical, advisory, and aircraft remarketing services.

While at OAGBACK Aviation, he also developed and maintained their Commercial Jet Aircraft Value Guide and Commercial Jet Lease Rate Guide. As a recognized expert in his field, he has been published and quoted in such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Airline Fleet and Network Management, Airline Business, Air Transport World, Air Finance Journal, Air Cargo World, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Flight Global, MSNBC, and various other industry publications.

Location: Norwalk, CT
1.888.800.0030 Ext 702
203.461.1966 International

Valuations and Market Advisory
Commercial Aircraft Appraisals

Company Professional Memberships and Staff Credentials:

Regional Airline Association
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
National Aeronautic Association
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Professional Aircraft Maintenance Association (PAMA)
Canadian licensed Private Pilot
Canadian licensed Commercial Pilot
FAA licensed Private Pilot
FAA licensed Commercial Pilot
FAA licensed A and P Mechanic
Canadian AME
FAA licensed Inspection Authorization(IA)

We are listed and registered with:
US Department of Defense (DoD) CAGE System
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) registered contractor
US Government Contractor (CCR) registered
Federal Aviation Administration SourceNet registered contractor
Language Skills - Various - Spanish, French, Portuguese

Previous Industry Positions Held By Staff Members
Director of Maintenance
Material Control Supervisor
Maintenance Control Manager - Major Airline
Maintenance Control Manager - Military
Quality Control Inspector - Regional Airline
Quality Control Inspection Supervisor - Major MRO
Quality Control Manager
Managing Director, Asset Management - Aerospace Leasing Company
Program Manager - Numerous

1.888.800.0030 USA Toll Free
(+1) 305.908.8695 International

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