David P. Whitley CAI CES, RMEB’s lead Auctioneer, was one of five auctioneers chosen to sit on a panel discussing ways to start and build a successful auction business. He said, “Our auction company has been attending state and national auction association events for years. We have learned from some of the best in the business. When we have the opportunity to share what works for us with newer members of this profession we consider it an honor and a privilege.” Over 1400 NAA members and their families attended the convention.
Both Giddings and Whitley competed in the International Auctioneer Contest. Contest chairman Paul Behr CAI stated, “This group of contestants makes up some of the best auctioneers in the world”. While neither came home with the Champion’s trophy, both did very well in the competition. Giddings said, “Auctioneering in this contest is a very good way for me to continually work on being a better auctioneer. It would be nice to win but it is nicer to know I am always becoming better at what I do.”
Rocky Mountain Estate Brokers Inc. and its sister company Rocky Mountain Estate Brokers Realty LLC provide quality auction and auctioneering services to the Rocky Mountain Region. Through its staff, they service Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska clients that desire professional auction services and sales for real estate and personal property. RMEB conducts many auctions at its 20,000 square foot Eaton Auction Center centrally located in downtown Eaton, Colorado. There they sell tools, machinery, cars, trucks, antiques, firearms, fine art and more. RMEB’s auction services extend beyond its main areas of Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, Boulder, Longmont and Denver, Colorado into Wyoming, Nebraska and beyond.
They offer live, real-time internet bidding on most of their auctions and have sold items to buyers from all over the USA, Mexico, Canada, Germany and other countries. Auctioneers David P. Whitley, Catherine "Casey" L Giddings and Robert L. "Bob" Johnson are all graduates of the Certified Auctioneers Institute and maintain the prestigious CAI designation. RMEB can be contacted through its websites at www.whitleyauction.com or www.rmebrealty.com or by telephone at 970-454-1010.