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Concierge Auctions is, without a doubt, the smartest way to buy and sell the world’s most unique, high-end properties. Our proven, market-based model aggregates demand, expands the market, and identifies value in real time.

The Concierge solution provides a win-win-win for buyers, sellers and agents. Our buyers are the first to know of the best opportunities available and only have to pay what the property is worth on auction day. The bidders name the price. Period.

Our process enables sellers to take control. They set the timeline, and we unveil qualified bidders. We know these potential buyers. We know what makes them tick, and we know how to make them move — literally.

For agents, we offer an accelerated sales solution and increased marketing power. Innovative agents understand that our partnership commands global exposure, fuels urgency, and drives transactions.

Since 2008 we have quickly become the dominant player in the luxury auctions sector and have successfully closed over a half-billion dollars in luxury properties, with $194 million contracted in 2013 alone — at an average price of $5.4 million. Our business has spanned the globe, domestically from New York to Hawaii, and abroad from Fiji to Calgary.

Great Minds. Great Vision. The Perfect Team.

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Laura Brady,
Founder & Managing Director

We can only assume Laura’s nickname, “Doctor,” comes from the fact that she’s wicked smart. After rising to be one of the nation’s top-selling luxury agents before she even broke 30, Laura foresaw the market decline and wasn’t afraid to take action. Her success has led her to be featured by CNBC, Bloomberg, the FT, the WSJ and more. Other life accomplishments include testing out of college Calculus and raising twin girls.

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Chad Roffers,
Managing Director

Wine, travel and warm sunny places? Chad’s in. Need to negotiate with him on the other side of a deal? We feel bad for you. He cut his teeth negotiating high-stakes partnerships and investments with companies such as AOL Time Warner, Palm Computing, AT&T and Yahoo while serving as the Director of Business Development at US WEST.

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Mike Russo,
Managing Director

We have a prodigy among us. Not only does Mike drive the Concierge ship with passion and finesse, he also started writing code in the fourth grade. Mike’s career in real estate runs deep as a former VP of Cendant and early broker owner at Sotheby’s International Realty. When not leading us to success, Mike is known to flex some skills in home demolition and remodeling work.

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Rita Critelli,
VP of Administration

After 26 years on Wall Street, Rita packed up the fast-paced life and prepared for a year off. She joined Concierge after only four months. When not working or traveling, Rita can be found channeling Pat Benatar in her favorite sing-along tune, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” Though obviously talented at management, Rita secretly dreams of becoming a marine biologist or forensic scientist and living the life in Italy.

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Mario Vargas,
VP of Client Services

Mario is a people person, and he likes a good challenge almost as much as he likes Thanksgiving and football. As a man with many lives, he was perplexed when we asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up. He’s into music, wall painting (well, mostly just peeling off the blue tape when it’s all done) and loving his job.

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Krystal Aeby,
Director of Marketing

Krystal always gets the final word – as in, we trust her wordsmithing more than most. Her experience as a business magazine editor and also as a restaurateur also makes us trust her taste. She’s all in with all that she does – even when that means whipping up an apple pie at a moment’s notice.

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Jeff Castner,
Director of Client Services

Despite the fact that Jeff absolutely loves his job and the people of Concierge Auctions, he’s admitted that he will in fact miss a meeting for the birth of his first child. After his first gig cutting grass, Jeff went on to help small businesses with business planning, then jumped feet first into real estate where he spent a decade selling franchises for some of the top brands in the industry.

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Sarena Irwin,
Director of Client Services

It’s true what they say – once in real estate, always in real estate. Sarena is a testament to that. Having sold luxury real estate in Sarasota, Fla., for nine years, and now with Concierge, Sarena already knows her calling and is not afraid to say it. When she’s not working at the best place on earth, Sarena is likely practicing her bow and warrior poses in yoga.

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William Parker,
Director of Client Services

We’re not sure which is more adventurous – William’s love for Jamaica or the fact that he indeed took on a full home construction project and lived to talk about it. William’s a solid starter. He founded his first official corporation in Atlanta in 1983, his second in 2008, which he sold in 2010. What’s lucky number three William?

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Christine Boss,
Project Sales Manager

When Christine “the Boss” Boss isn’t busy managing projects, she’s probably perfecting her swing on the golf course. She’s got chops not only from her years playing golf in college, but also as a national and local Account Executive for Clear Channel. She’s most likely to stop and take in the pictures of the amazing properties we get to work with.

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Katie Lawless,
Project Sales Manager

Despite her amazing last name, Katie “Lawless” is anything but criminal. In fact, Katie’s passion for kids and charity work led her to be part of a team in college that raised $1.2 million for Children’s Miracle Network. Her love of travel and awesome people led her to Concierge Auctions after a stint working on a Lifetime Television Network show. (She won’t tell us which one.)

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Nick Leonard,
Project Sales Manager

If Nick is suspiciously not present at a business meeting, you’ll likely find him at an Oregon football game. He enjoys coaching and football (in case you missed that), doesn’t appreciate being called “Leno,” and has a soft spot for a poodle named Pee Wee. He takes great pride in working at Concierge and in being able to make up his own songs in the shower.

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Daniele Smith,
Project Sales Manager

A love of travel, new experiences and natural landscapes of mountains and ocean made Daniele’s decision to join Concierge easy. She’s worked in real estate auctions for six years and is still 100% engaged in the industry. When she’s not happy at work, she’s likely heading to England or Montana.

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Erin Struxness,
Project Sales Manager

Erin “the Extender” Struxness isn’t shy about her love for Justin Beiber. The Beibs complements her passionate spirit. With a background in sales and over 18 years in real estate, Erin’s passion and experience certainly brightens our world.

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Bryan Warga,
Project Sales Manager

Bryan “Gumbo” Warga brings over 30 years of sales experience to Concierge. Although the jury is still out on what he wants to be when he grows up, Bryan is clear on three things: family is important, business is in his blood and Ventura Highway is hands down the best song to sing in the shower.

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Jessica Block,
Graphic Designer

Our dear Jessica was once part of the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. So what if it was as the mascot? That’s still one of the coolest past gigs under the Concierge team’s belt. “Jblock” is super creative. When she’s not rocking pixels for us at Concierge, she enjoys printmaking, refinishing old furniture and creating fine art.

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Adam Bradshaw,
Client Services Manager

Despite his moniker, Adam “AB” Bradshaw is not the king of A/B testing. Rather, he’s a 15-year golf industry veteran who’s now loving work in the real estate industry. If you really want to get Adam’s attention, ask him to discuss a few characters from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Jacob Cantele,
Technical Project Manager

Jacob’s passion for travel has taken him to 16 different countries around the world. His career has driven him from running help desk support for an offshore construction company to IT to web development. Jacob values innovation and a constant shift toward something new – something we have in common.

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Amylynn Hollingsworth,
Graphic Designer

When not making all things digital look fantastic, Amylynn is likely off jet-setting or at least daydreaming about it. Her professional creativity matches her thirst for travel and excitement. Lucky for us, Amylynn’s impulsive side brought her from Virginia Beach on a whim where she was united with her family, the Concierge marketing team and a job she truly digs.

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Katie McMains,
Marketing & Events Coordinator

Still traumatized from a few times working at Parker School Uniforms when she had to tell a mom that her child needed the husky size, Katie thankfully doesn’t let it affect her work. She’s still on the lookout for her first home, loves the people she works with and hesitates to tell us that she’s a natural blonde.

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Keith Winters,
Social Media Manager

Here’s a little tip: don’t ever get fooled into playing a game of high-stakes poker with Keith. He’ll clean the table with you and everyone else. And if you don’t know Spanish, he may make jokes about it right in front of you. Keith’s got a sharp pen as well, having written his fair share of papers and blogs. That’s why he thrives on our social media front lines.

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Anthony Capobianco,
Legal Counsel

When he’s not keeping us in good legal standing, Anthony “Nino” Capobianco dreams often of Italy and spending time with friends and family. Anthony’s career path took him from paperboy to financial consultant to one of the youngest partners at a major international law firm. Lucky for us, he ended up starting his own firm and is privileged to name Concierge Auctions as a client.

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Charlie Smith,
European Advisor

An agent for more than 20 years, Charlie joins LREA as a founding partner from being the Managing Director of Sotheby’s International Realty in the UK. He has a skill and understanding of real estate across the UK and most major international markets, and a desire to build a real estate practice built on the very best service, with exemplary contacts, sound advice and a thorough understanding of private client culture.

Giving Back To Your Communities

Concierge Auctions generates charitable contributions in association with each property auction conducted.

The following are a few of the many charities who have benefited from our pursuits.

  • American Red Cross

    Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war… Visit Website

  • San Fran: Variety Children’s Charity

    It all began on Christmas Eve 1927, when an infant was abandoned in the Sheridan Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Pinned to the child was a note that read, “Please take care of my baby…” Visit Website

  • Kauai Food Bank

    The mission of the food bank is to “Prevent hunger, provide nutritious food for the hungry, and respond to emergencies.” The Hunger Study, 2010 reported that the Food Bank fed more than 11,000 unduplicated persons in 2009… Visit Website

  • St. Jude’s Children’s Research

    St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With research and patient care under one roof… Visit Website

  • PALS — Animal Rescue Foundation

    PALS is an organization of volunteers who place animals into qualified homes. Most of the animals are rescued from the WICHITA ANIMAL SHELTER. Many of these animals would have been euthanized without help from PALS… Visit Website

  • Kona Animal Shelter

    The mission of Hawaii Island Humane Society is to prevent cruelty to animals, eliminate pet overpopulation, and enhance the bond between humans and animals. Visit Website

  • Lift Up Aspen

    LIFT-UP has found that although it is critical to support food pantries through strong community outreach, initial client referral is best managed through personal contacts. In other words, our providers know our community… Visit Website

  • National Kidney Foundation

    The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease… Visit Website

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