Scott McClain, ASA


Scott McClain is President and owner of Third Coast Appraisal, LLC. He holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation in Machinery and Technical Specialties (MTS). He is a licensed and active auctioneer in the state of Texas, and has extensive experience in the valuation and sale of a wide variety of tangible industrial assets and inventories.

After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993, Mr. McClain began a ten – year career in finance. During this time, he acquired five securities and insurance licenses, including a Series 7, Series 63, Series 55, Series 6, and a Group 1. In 2010, Mr. McClain began management of the tangible asset valuation division at Statesman Business Advisors, a premier investment banking and financial advisory firm in Houston, Texas. In January of 2018, he founded Third Coast Appraisal, LLC, a Texas based company dedicated to the valuation and re-marketing of tangible industrial property and inventories.

Mr. McClain provides litigation support for attorneys, ad valorem consultants, and individual industrial clients. His experience in finance gives him greater understanding of the needs of lenders, regulatory bodies, and taxing authorities. He has experience conducting sales and valuations of lab equipment, plant machinery, oilfield equipment, inventory, high-tech gear, medical equipment, rolling stock, and standard office furniture and fixtures.

His continued involvement in the liquidation and auction industries gives him insight into secondary market trends, allowing for greater accuracy in determining the value of property. His client list includes commercial banks, attorneys, private equity groups, tax consultants, CPA’s, receiverships, auditors and insurance companies.

He is on the approved appraiser list of over fifteen commercial lenders nationwide, and regularly provides independent, third party appraisals for some of Texas’ most prominent tax consultants. Whether it’s a high-tech laboratory, a machine shop, or basic office furniture and fixtures, he has a proven history of performance.

Scott McClain, ASA

Machinery & Technical Specialties (MTS)

TDLR #16218