Staff Highlights & Bios

Paul Adler
REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST NORTHEAST

Mr. Adler is the broker of record for all of our real estate transactions and as such is responsible for supervising Mr. Jarema as well as all 34 of our commercial real estate offices throughout the NYC metro area. With over 3 decades of experience as an attorney and real estate professional, Paul is widely recognized as the hands down authority on commercial markets, inventory, zoning and planning laws, development and entitlement approval processes.

Paul Baugh
AUCTIONEER MOUNTAIN WEST

Despite only 10 years experience, "Tiger" has earned a fine reputation as his area's most scrupulous and meticulous auctioneer. Paul works closely with Mr. Wells, primarily on business liquidation matters, as well as his own clients such as his state's Transporation, Correction and Fish & Game departments.

Randy Ehli
AUCTIONEER WEST COAST

A third generation auctioneer, Randy is capable of handling any asset class including boats, vehicles, inventory and estates as well as benefits and real estate. Randy is a past auction champion in his region.

Mark Feuerer
AUCTIONEER MOUNTAIN WEST

A graduate of Princeton University, Mark not only runs one of our 3 auction locations but is the exclusive auctioneer for over 150 government agencies including the Counter Narcotics Alliance and Attorney General of his home state.

Marty Higgenbotham
REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST SOUTH ATLANTIC & WEST COAST

A member of the National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame, Marty is widely recognized worldwide as one of the foremost experts in selling real estate using the auction method of marketing. Marty has been an auctioneer for nearly 50 years.

Dave Huisman
AUCTIONEER WEST COAST

A second generation auctioneer, Dave's experience is unmatched in his area. He currently serves on the board of directors of his home state's auctioneers association.

Frank J. LaPerch
OF COUNSEL

Mr. LaPerch is counsel to the firm and is responsible for the various legal matters that may arise from time to time. He is a member of the State Bars of New York and New Jersey and specializes in bankruptcy, real estate, and commercial litigation in his private practice. He began his career as an intern in the Rockland County New York District Attorney's office and served as the Presiding Magistrate in the Village of Suffern, NY at the young age of just 31.

Robert Mayo
AUCTIONEER MIDWEST

Bob is one of our real estate marketing and business liquidation specialists in the Midwest. He was recently voted Auctioneer Champion of the Year in his home state and holds 5 major designations from the National Auctioneers Association.

Gary Neimeier & Dennis Ahrens
AUCTIONEERS MIDWEST

With over 50 years of combined experience between them, Gary & Dennis bring to bear a perspective that simply no other team of auctioneers in their area can. They specialize in real estate, business liquidations, & farm machinery. 

Dale Schaetzke
AUCTIONEER NEW ENGLAND

Licensed in 3 states, Dale was recently inducted into his home state's Hall of Fame and has served as President of the Auctioneer's Association for 4 terms. He has won several awards of distinction, holds 2 NAA desigations and is a real estate instructor.. 

Tim Stuart
AUCTIONEER WEST COAST

Based in the North West, Tim has been an auctioneer for over decade specializing primarily in real estate, but is well known for being able to handle benefits, antiques and business liquidations as well, especially via the internet.

Dick Whittington
AUCTIONEER SOUTH ATLANTIC

Dick is one of our real estate marketing and business liquidation specialists in the South East. He specializes in estates and classic cars. 

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Michael Amodeo
AUCTIONEER NORTHEAST

Mr. Amodeo is a primary consultant to Cricket Hill and conducts many of the auctions executed by the firm in the Northeast. Mr. Amodeo has been an auctioneer since 1961 and personally conducts over 250 sales annually, making him one of the leading auctioneers in the nation. Mr. Amodeo has been Mr. Jarema's mentor & advisor since the firm's inception.

Joe Bradley
AUCTIONEER WEST COAST

A graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute, Joe has been an auctioneer since 1987. He specializes in nearly any asset type and is known for his aggressive "NYC" style auctions despite being on the west coast.

P.J. Fanberg
AUCTIONEER MIDWEST

P.J. is one of our business liquidation specialists in the Midwest. Despite being a recent auction school graduate, he is already one of his area's top grossing auctioneers. P.J. focuses primarily on fleet vehichles, commercial surplus and construction related materials. 

Valerie Grimm
AUCTIONEER SOUTHWEST

Don't let only 10 years of experience or her sweet demeanor fool you; Valerie has already been elected to the Board of Directors of her state's Auctioneer's Association 3 times by her peers and her extensive legal background has enabled her to navigate the often complex issues that arise with business liquidation and real estate sales.

Otis Holley
AUCTIONEER MIDWEST

An auctioneer since 1980, Otis is a past board member of his state's Auctioneer's Association and a 2 time state bid calling champion. Capable of handling any asset class, his primary focus is meat processing & construction equipment, estates and automobiles, 

Bill Jarema
SENIOR AUCTIONEER & LIQUIDATION SPECIALIST

Mr. Jarema is the founder of Cricket Hill. A graduate of Manhattanville College, Mr. Jarema has been an auctioneer and liquidator for over 20 years, building the firm from scratch. What began in his Grandmother's garage, is now a firm with over 800 accounts and clients nationwide. His past experience also includes partnership, management, and consultant in over twenty different food service, bar, hospitality and retail venues including Studio54, The Marriott Corporation, and Tops Appliance City. Bill is responsible for overseeing all operations, business development and sales of the firm. He has personally conducted over 2400 auctions to date.

Kenny Lindsay
AUCTIONEER MIDWEST

With over two decades of experience under his belt, Kenny is now one of the leading auctioneers in his home state. Kenny graduated at the top of his class at the Continental School of Auctioneering and recently won the prestigious Auction of the Year award from his state's auctioneer association. Kenny is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneer's Institute.

Eliot Millman
AUCTIONEER NORTHEAST

For over 50 years, Eliot has been one of the leading auctioneers in the Northeast. While he is capable of handling any asset class, he is best known for his extensive expertise in liquidating both retail and wholesale businesses particularly when time is of the essence. 

Rich Ranft
REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST MIDWEST

An auctioneer since 1975, Rich is a past Director of his home state's auctioneer's association. While he specializes in Real Estate, he is also a court appointed personal property appraisal specialist.

Brent Semple
AUCTIONEER MIDWEST

A past Director of his state's auctioneer's association, Brent is also a graduate of the Certified Auctioneer's Institute. While he specializes in real estate, he also handles business liquidation matters, especially when the two are tied together.

Randy Wells
AUCTIONEER MOUNTAIN WEST

Randy has conducted nearly 2000 auctions in his career and is one of the most respected auctioneers by his peers. Randy was not only a member of the Auction Marketing Institute Board of Governors and an instructor for the National Auctioneers Education Institute, but recently served as Chairman of the Board of the National Auctioneers Association. 

Jonathan Young
REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST SOUTH ATLANTIC

Jonathan is one of the best in the business when it comes to real estate, especially with luxury properties. He was recently recognized with a "Five Star" rating by Home Buyer Magazine, putting him among the elite 3% in client satisfaction.

Bob Bortenstein
LIQUIDATION SPECIALIST WEST COAST

Mr. Bortenstein is our inventory and equipment liquidation specialist on the west coast and conducts 2-3 warehouse auctions a month. He has been an auctioneer for almost 3 decades.

Paul Colvin
AUCTIONEER SOUTHWEST

Now with 20 years of experience under his belt, Paul has become his area's leading real estate specialist and has conducted some of the firm's biggest auctions in the Southwest. He was named the 2000 Auctioneer Champion of the Year in his home state.

David Farmer
AUCTIONEER SOUTHEAST

Even with his thick Southern accent, David has traveled the world converting business assets into cash, not just in his home state or along the Gulf Coast, but across North and South America, Canada, and even Europe as well. Mr. Farmer began his career in 1984 and has quickly become one of his area's leading liquidation specialists.

Mike Harper
AUCTIONEER SOUTH ATLANTIC

With over 4 decades selling both real estate and business assets at auction, Mike is clearly one of our most experienced and knowledgeable auctioneers. In the course of his career in his own business, as well as being an IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist, he has sold assets throughout the Eastern U.S., and the Caribbean. Mike is also a Certified Real Estate Instructor, teaching about a half-dozen of his own self-written real estate and tax related courses.

Sherm Hostetter
AUCTIONEER MID-ATLANTIC

Sherm is currently Chairman of the State Board of Auctioneer Examiners in his home state and was inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame in 2015. And that's not all-throughout his esteemed career, Sherm has championed the auction industry by serving as either the President or board member of various auction and real estate related organizations at both the state and national level as well as winning numerous bid calling championships. 

Randy Kincaid
AUCTIONEER SOUTH ATLANTIC

For over 2 decades, Randy has been conducting auctions throughout his area. He specializes in real estate, vehicles, machinery, medical equipment, antiques, collectibles and even theme parks. Randy is a past president of his home state's auctioneers association and was recently inducted into its hall of fame.

Lynn & Jo Ann Livingston
AUCTIONEERS MOUNTAIN WEST

A husband & wife team, Lynn & Jo Ann represent the firm proudly in the Rocky Mountain area specializing in farm & heavy equipment, real estate and business liquidations. 

Jeff Morris
AUCTIONEER SOUTHEAST

First licensed just over 10 years ago, Jeff has already made his mark not only in his home state, but 3 others. He specializes in real estate and business liquidation and holds 2 NAA designations.

Chris Rasmus
INTERNET AUCTION SPECIALIST SOUTH ATLANTIC

Since 1981 Chris has been successfully selling business and real estate assets using the auction method of marketing. In recent years, Chris began using the Internet as his primary marketing tool and today has become the nation's leading Internet only auctioneer. When an appropriate solution, Chris and Bill partner together to maximize a seller's recovery employing one or both of the traditional and modern selling methods.

Scott Swenson
AUCTIONEER SOUTHWEST

A past member of the board of directors of the National Auctioneer's Association and President of his home state's auctioneer's association, Scott is widely recognized as one of the leading auctioneers in the country. With licenses in 10 states, he has conducted over 1000 auctions across the U.S. & Mexico in his career of over 30 years.

David Whitley
AUCTIONEER MOUNTAIN WEST

David is one of our real estate marketing and business liquidation specialists in the Mountain West. He was recently voted as Auctioneer of the Year in his home state and proudly serves on the Board of Directors of the NAA.

Each office is independently owned, operated and licensed. All of our auctioneers and liquidation specialists are independent contractors and as such can not be bound to nor liable for any agreements made, either expressed or implied, between an individual office, it's employees or agents, and it's respective clients.

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