Tim Luke, CAI, BAS, MPPA

Tim Luke has extensive background in fine & decorative arts, antiques and collectibles.  He was a featured appraiser on HGTV’s show “Cash in the Attic” and has participated as an appraiser on public television’s “Antique’s Roadshow.”  He is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), serves on the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) committee and is the Chair of the the elections committee for the organization.  He is also an instructor for GPPA, Expert Witness, Interpersonal Communications for Auction Professionals and is an AQB Certified USPAP instructor for The Apprasial Foundation's Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 15hr & 7hr personal property courses.

Before becoming an independent consultant, he worked at Christie’s auction house in New York City as Director of the Collectibles Department.

Tim has authored of two books on the history and background of collecting.  As a member of the National Auctioneers Association, he has achieved the designation of CAI from the Certified Auctioneer Institute, Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) and Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA). He is president and co-owner of his own auction, events and appraisal business, TreasureQuest Group, Inc.

Tim Luke, CAI, BAS, MPPA

He has appeared as an expert appraiser on the Today Show, The View, Oprah, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, Strange Inheritance, America Now News and Lifetime Television.  Locally he has appeared for over four years on the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, FL, WPTV-5 and WFLX Fox 29 on a segment, “What’s It Worth Wednesday” during the news shows.  Tim was also a featured contributor the Flea Market Style magazine.

Certified Auctioneers Institute

Certified Auctioneers Institute

The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most respected professional designation an auctioneer can acquire. Commonly referred to as CAI, the program focuses on developing the skills required to operate a successful auction firm and business.

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National Auctioneers Association

National Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, NAA is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to auction professionals. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., the NAA represents the interests of thousands of auction professionals in the U.S., Canada and across the world.

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Benefit Auctioneer Specialist

Benefit Auctioneer Specialist

The National Auctioneers Association’s program designed to teach professional auctioneers the planning techniques that create successful benefit auctions. BAS auctioneers learn marketing skills and create a business strategy to build their clientele and profits.

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Graduate Personal Property Appraiser

Graduate Personal Property Appraiser

A professional designation awarded by the National Auctioneers Association to help professional auctioneers learn the responsibilities of appraising assets. Designees are taught to conduct a complete and appropriate appraisal, as well as taught to know the various factors that affect the value of appraised items.

Master Personal Property Appraiser

Master Personal Property Appraiser

A professional designation awarded by the National Auctioneers Association to help professional auctioneers learn the responsibilities of appraising assets. Designees are taught to conduct a complete and appropriate appraisal, as well as taught to know the various factors that affect the value of appraised items.

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