Relevant Experience

        MLE Appraisals                                                   New York and CA.         2010-Present Personal Property Appraiser   

  

Fine Estate Auction Gallery  

Generalist/Appraiser            San Rafael, CA          2019  

Prepared and composed estate appraisals   

Cataloged, researched, and valued primarily silver, as well as furniture, decorative and fine art for monthly estate auctions  

Engaged in marketing and outreach including organizing offsite appraisal events  

  

Clars Auction Gallery   

Specialist, Furniture & Decorative Arts                   Oakland, CA            2017-2019  

Secured over $150,000 in a single camera and luxury watch consignment in 2018  

Wrote various Estate and Fair Market Appraisals  

Cataloged and appraised over 350+ lots per month, including cataloging and valuing over 50+ lots of fine silver for monthly auctions  

   

Roland Auctions New York, NY            2015-2017  

Cataloguer/Generalist   

Cataloged and appraised a wide range of decorative and fine art, as well as jewelry for the NYC regional estate auction house  Prepared written estate appraisals  

Consigned over $500,000 in property  

   

Artnet.com                                                                    New York, NY       2007 

Account Executive  

Responsible for selling the Price Database, an online research tool for searching auction records worldwide.  Found instant success by bringing a combination of effective cold calling skills combined with an expertise in subject of Artnet’s Price Database 

  

Christie’s Inc., New York                                             New York, NY         1999-2005       

Senior Administrator; Auction Estimates  

Provided initial auction estimates on a variety of furniture and decorative arts  

Maintained and managed Access Database for all incoming auction estimates  

Held positions in European Decorative Arts Department, as well as the now defunct Fine Motor Car Department  

   

Education 

University of Madison-Wisconsin B.A. Double Major: Jewish Studies & Art History with an emphasis on the decorative arts, fashion, and material culture 1997-2001 

Jewish Theological Seminary Jewish Art and Visual Culture Masters Program

NYU Intensive Certificate Program in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts 2010 

USPAP Compliant through 08/03/2021


Professional Affiliations: BNI by the Bay, a business networking group, 

Accredited Member of The Appraisers Association