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John Agogliati is a principal in the firm's Valuation Services group with broad experience in valuation and damage analysis.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Agogliati was a manager in the Financial Advisory Services group of a Big Four accounting firm.

Mr. Agogliati’s valuation experience encompasses the full range of commercial and intellectual property damages, including forensic analysis associated with developing underlying data incorporated in his damages models. Mr. Agogliati has performed damages analysis, and in many cases provided expert testimony, for matters such as breach of contract, product liability, business interruption, legal malpractice, and accountant malpractice, among others. In regard to his valuation experience, he has prepared hundreds of business valuations over his 18-plus year valuation career. Mr. Agogliati has performed valuations of closely-held companies, financial instruments, derivatives and complex assets for litigation, transaction, estate tax, gift tax and financial reporting purposes.

He couples his background in engineering with his expertise in financial analysis to develop rigorous understandings of underlying technology and financial processes. Mr. Agogliati's experience ranges from multinational companies and assets to small closely-held companies to private equity and hedge funds.  He has performed his analyses for a wide range of industries including manufacturing and process-oriented industries such as food, beverage, paper, pulp, chemical, pharmaceutical, oil, gas, printing and steel.  Mr. Agogliati has also performed analyses of transportation, financial services, real estate and technology related companies.


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)


CFA Institute

New York Society of Security Analysts

American Society of Appraisers


Article: "Tag-Along And Drag-Along Rights: A Valuation Analyst's View", Law360, co-author, May 12, 2015

Article: "Court Points the Way on Two Critical Issues in Quantifying Damages" Berdon of Proof, Volume 8, Number 1, 2009.

Presentation: "Valuation - Art of Science?  From an Appraiser's Point of View," 45th Annual Estate Planning Institute, September 2014


John Agogliati earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at Lehigh University's P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Lehigh's College of Business and Economics. He received his charter from the CFA Institute in 2002 and his Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers in 2014.


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