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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 Toronto and the Bahamas.

Great Minds. Great Vision. The Perfect Team.

Laura Brady Founder & President Laura Brady Founder & President

Laura Brady

Founder & President

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.

Chad Roffers Chairman Chad Roffers Chairman

Chad Roffers

Chairman

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.

Mike Russo Executive VP of Sales Mike Russo Executive VP of Sales

Mike Russo

Executive VP of Sales

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.

Barbara Corcoran Strategic Advisor Barbara Corcoran Strategic Advisor

Barbara Corcoran

Strategic Advisor

One of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country, Barbara’s repertoire ranges from author, speaker and television personality to Concierge Auctions advisor. She co-founded the preeminent New York real estate firm, The Corcoran Group, grew it to an enterprise worth $66 million at the time she sold to NRT Incorporated, and today stars as one of the “Sharks” on ABC’s hit TV show, Shark Tank.

Jim Aiello Strategic Advisor Jim Aiello Strategic Advisor

Jim Aiello

Strategic Advisor

A Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University, there’s no denying Jim is a wiz. His knowledge of finance, investments and real estate are top-notch, with prior experience ranging from CFO and finance liason with Citigroup – Salomon Smith Barney Investment Management to founding and managing a number of residential real estate private equity funds.

Javier Parraga Strategic Advisor Javier Parraga Strategic Advisor

Javier Parraga

Strategic Advisor

A true "international business man", Javier knows a little something about global expansion — and a little something about real estate. And by little, we mean a lot. For over 12 years Javier served as the EVP of international development for real estate heavyweight Realogy, where he made global names out of the Century 21, Sotheby's International Realty, and Coldwell Banker brands. Impressive, indeed.

Frank Trunzo Head Auctioneer Frank Trunzo Head Auctioneer

Frank Trunzo

Head Auctioneer

“Going… Going… Gone.” As Concierge’s head auctioneer, Frank is the closer. The momentum builder. The gavel pounder. A world champion auctioneer, as named by the National Auctioneers Association, Frank has conducted over 3500 auctions in his career. He calls bids like nobody’s business, but if you want to get him talking away from the mic, ask him about home-brewed coffee or his love of music.

Krystal Aeby VP of Marketing Krystal Aeby VP of Marketing

Krystal Aeby

VP 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.

Jacob Cantele Chief Technology Officer Jacob Cantele Chief Technology Officer

Jacob Cantele

Chief Technology Officer

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.

Allison Stolard Controller Allison Stolard Controller

Allison Stolard

Controller

Allison lives her life in the "om". Having tried just about anything when it comes to holistic health, her ability to focus on the mind, body and spirit is aspiring — and, an appropriate ying to the yang of her daily crunching numbers and making-things-happen routine.

Mario Vargas VP of Client Services Mario Vargas VP of Client Services

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.

Erin Struxness Project Sales Manager Erin Struxness Project Sales Manager

Erin Struxness

Project Sales Manager

Erin “the Extender” Struxness has an impressive background in sales with over 18 years in real estate. Erin’s passion and experience certainly brightens our world.

Susan Burke Project Sales Manager Susan Burke Project Sales Manager

Susan Burke

Project Sales Manager

Don’t let this sweet little blondie fool you; Susan is all kinds of tough. Raised with three brothers, she graduated from the school of hard knocks (prior to her MBA) and has a garage full of tools that she knows how to use. She’s not only great to have around when your roof is leaking but also if you’re in a crisis or just need some spoiling — Susan has a kind heart and is always willing to lend a hand.

Jack Hoyt Project Sales Manager Jack Hoyt Project Sales Manager

Jack Hoyt

Project Sales Manager

From clean waves to deep powder, Jack enjoys an active lifestyle. Planning a mountaintop weekend in Vail or a private sail in Tahiti? Jack’s in (after a quick packed bag and a kiss to his family goldendoodle, Cookie)! He’s never been accused of not following his heart, and his favorite words are ones we should all live by: “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — you’re right.” -Henry Ford

Sandy Lambright Project Sales Manager Sandy Lambright Project Sales Manager

Sandy Lambright

Project Sales Manager

“Sandy Pants” Lambright has worked in the real estate industry since she was 17 and purchased her first house at the ripe age of 22. Yes, this biz is in her blood. She’s not only a people person but also a self-proclaimed nerd, with a degree in IT, and loves staying healthy and fit — can’t you just hear the Def Leppard blaring from her headphones?

Frank Martorano Project Sales Manager Frank Martorano Project Sales Manager

Frank Martorano

Project Sales Manager

Frank’s favorite singing tune, “Let It Be”, reflects his easy-going style. He’s been in the real estate biz since he was 20 and is a perfect example of how listening and relating are keys to success. He enjoys meeting new people and helping to accomplish their goals — one auction at a time. After each, his ideal celebration: dinner at the closest famed diner, drive-in or dive ala Guy Fieri. Mmm…

Danny Prell Project Sales Manager Danny Prell Project Sales Manager

Danny Prell

Project Sales Manager

A kid at heart and a driven businessman, Danny’s not sure what gives him more of an adrenaline rush: a speedy power boat ride or closing a deal. He’s a perfect fit for our front lines, with a storied real estate and construction background, an entrepreneurial spirit and a knack for effective communication. And, with a nickname of “Lucky”, who wouldn’t want to hang around him?

Orlando Vargas Project Sales Manager Orlando Vargas Project Sales Manager

Orlando Vargas

Project Sales Manager

A self-proclaimed numbers geek, Orlando “Big O” Vargas’ favorite subjects in college were finance and economics. He bought his first home when he was only 21, but don’t be fooled into thinking he grew up to soon. To the contrary, he plans to always be a kid at heart. His daydream escape: Hanging at the beach with reggae music in the air.

Katie Lawless Client Services Manager Katie Lawless Client Services Manager

Katie Lawless

Client Services 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.)

Sarena Irwin Director of Client Services Sarena Irwin Director of Client Services

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.

Nick Leonard Director of Client Services Nick Leonard Director of Client Services

Nick Leonard

Director of Client Services

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.

Christine Wilhelm Director of Client Services Christine Wilhelm Director of Client Services

Christine Wilhelm

Director of Client Services

When Christine isn’t busy landing assignments, 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.

Jeff Castner Director of Client Services Jeff Castner Director of Client Services

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.

Katie McMains Director of Events Katie McMains Director of Events

Katie McMains

Director of Events

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.

Jenny Morgan Marketing Account Manager Jenny Morgan Marketing Account Manager

Jenny Morgan

Marketing Account Manager

Watch out for Jenny, because there’s no doubt she’s watching you. Yes, her skills in observation are stealth and make her extra-smooth at managing our marketing team and delivering the utmost, tailored service our clients deserve. Although Jenny was once afraid to take her first job, she now enjoys being busy and will probably end up being a cashier at Home Depot when she’s 75.

Jessica Block Graphic Designer Jessica Block Graphic Designer

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.

Cord Luehrman Digital Designer Cord Luehrman Digital Designer

Cord Luehrman

Digital Designer

Cord likes gif emails. A lot. It's his sense of humor that keeps our marketing team chuckling. It's his talent, having majored in communication design with a focus in illustration, that keeps our digital marketing forward-thinking. And, it's his height that keeps our office clean — storage in otherwise hard-to-reach places? No problem!

Emily Pryor Graphic Designer Emily Pryor Graphic Designer

Emily Pryor

Graphic Designer

“Ems” Pryor has mad design skills, “and they’re multiplyin’…”, as her knack for completing phrases with song tunes would say. And her skills extend past the computer to book binding, gardening, blackjack, and even archery (she was scouted for the Olympics at age 12 — watch out Katniss!). Emily’s future goals: to be happy, successful, and humble; no doubt with her Dalmatian, Todd, by her side.

Charlotte English Marketing Coordinator Charlotte English Marketing Coordinator

Charlotte English

Marketing Coordinator

Once you get to know Charlotte, watch out. She’s the self-proclaimed world’s biggest prankster. This little “Cha Cha” is a constant smile on our marketing team, perhaps in part due to her morning wake-up routine of blaring Shakira music in the shower. She’s up for any challenge — except math — and daydreams of soaking up the sun in a vacation home in Santorini, Greece.

Veronica Trejo Staff Accountant Veronica Trejo Staff Accountant

Veronica Trejo

Staff Accountant

When asked what she loves most about her role, Veronica will tell you it's the sense of accountability she receives on the daily. As our Staff Accountant, this is more than fitting. With over 19 years of accounting under her belt, we can attest she is a perfect fit for our team.

Rachel Ergo Data Manager Rachel Ergo Data Manager

Rachel Ergo

Data Manager

Rachel holds the key to the company — our database. Her passion for solving complex problems and providing insight so decision-making is made easier for people is one we can attest to. Her nickname is also poignant: "The Sleuth". Investigate-away.

Brad Decker Senior Web Developer Brad Decker Senior Web Developer

Brad Decker

Senior Web Developer

When you ask Brad what he loves most about his job, his answer is simple yet on-point. "Learning and implementing cool technology that increases user happiness." And, ours is "whew!", because that's just what he does; and well, we might add. He also holds a red belt in Soo Bahk Do. So, double whew?!

Scott Haws Videography Scott Haws Videography

Scott Haws

Videography

Our favorite on-camera face, Scott’s tagline “Welcome to …. ” (with a corresponding, swift turn of his arm), has become a mainstay on our video channel. This warm-hearted father of five plays the part to bring our auction properties to life: fishing, golfing, and even waterfall-jumping to showcase the lifestyles of each listing. What fun!

Matt Rollins Videography Matt Rollins Videography

Matt Rollins

Videography

A video marketing guru with 17 years of experience, on any given day Matt can be found traversing the globe in pursuit of the best stories and shots about all things Concierge. And when he takes a break, his choice vacation: Disneyland with the family. What a softie! Matt’s doing exactly what he wanted to do “when he grew up”, and we’re excited to be along for the ride.

Partner Alliances

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  • Sotheby's International Realty

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