Robert H Baker, ISA
Robert H Baker
ISA member since Sep 13, 2013
(631) 803-6706 (Office)
139 South Country Rd.
Bellport, NY 11713 map
B.A., St. John’s University, 1966
M.A., Columbia University, Clinical Audiology, 1967
Doctorate and Post Doctorate, Clinical Neurotologist, Columbia University and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1977.
Graduate Auctioneer, Missouri Auction School, Kansas City, Mo., 1994
Granted certification as a Personal Property Appraiser from the Certified Appraisers Guild of America, 1996.
Granted certification as a Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) from the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, 2003.
Granted designation as a Certified Estate Specialist (CES) from the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, 2002.
Granted designation as a Certified Auctioneer Institute Graduate (CAI) from the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, 2003. This was a three year course conducted from 2001 – 2003 at Indiana University that was given during the winter break period at the University and concluded with a requirement of a graduate paper.
Granted designation as an Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) from the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, January 21, 2008.
Granted designation as Master Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) , Certificate Number 56, from the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, January 2007.
Licensed as a NYS Real Estate Broker, August 15, 2005
Completed “Fine Art- ISA Specialty Course 204, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, November, 1999.
Successfully completed the 15 hour course for “Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice” 2014 - 2015, at the Designation Academy, Las Vegas, Nevada, offered by the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, December 8 – 14, 2013
Successfully completed the "Requalification" course offered by ISA, Dallas, Texas, November 8 - 10, 2014
Acted as Consultant to Gordon Root, President of Chiurazzi International, in pricing the collection of bronzes produced by the company in Italy, 2013 – 2014.
Curator of entire art collection of post war expressionist/master artist, Matthew Troyan, which included over 3600 pieces of original art, 2010 – 2014.
Organized and directed an exhibition of the art works of Matthew Troyan at the National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2011.
Received a Proclamation from New York City Mayor Bloomberg commending the art of Matthew Troyan and his contribution to art history, and proclaiming December 21, 2011 “Matthew Troyan Day”, in New York.
PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS AND VIDEOS)
Scripted, directed, and produced, together with David Feldman, a 16 minute DVD on the life of Matthew Troyan and his art, 2010.
Author of the book: "A Journey Through Life-A Collection of Poems", Published February 2013, Fine Art Publishing, New York
Author of the book: "Matthew Troyan: His Spirit and His Art" published March 2014, RHB Publishing, New York.
Author of the book: "I Love It I Hate It: The Reasons People Choose the Art They Do" to be published May 2020
Successfully completed the 15 hour course for “Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice” 2016 - 2017, at the Designation Academy, Grand Rapids, Michigan, offered by the Education Institute of the National Auctioneers Association, July 18 - 19, 2016
International Society of Appraisers
Antique Dealers Association
National Auctioneers Association
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Experience has come not only from a vast academic background over the past 50 years but also from a wide range of personal work situations. I have authored or co-authored books and articles ranging in scope from medical diagnostic topics to fine art. I have bought and sold many items through auctions, house sales, and private treaty sales. I have conducted numerous auctions dealing with merchandise and property from Fortune 500 companies, variety stores, electronics companies, medical instrument companies, hardware stores, stationary stores, and high end fine art and antiques galleries. Among the more notable auctions I have organized and conducted were the estates of Laura Branigan (Pop Singer from the 1980’s); military hero and oldest living Marine Corp veteran, Colonel Freddy who was known to have been involved in WWI, WWII, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam; and the dissolution of the TDK Corporation in Port Washington, New York. I have acted as a professional personal property appraiser for attorneys, insurance companies, businesses, and private individuals. The highest profile individual’s estate I have appraised was that of the original art created byMichael Jackson in 2013 and again in 2014. I am an international art agent and have facilitated the sale of major works of art such as those painted by Picasso, Renoir, and many American masters. Presently I am the President and CEO of Go Green Antiques and Auctions, Ltd., Curator and director of Circa Something Gallery, Senior Appraiser for PARC East Appraisers, and a Licensed NYS Real Estate Broker.
Awarded Phi Beta Kappa
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, St. John’s University, 1966
Science Fellowship, Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. Received grants from NIH to develop neuro-auditory tests
- Auction Company/Gallery
- Damage Claims
- Equitable Distribution
- Estate Evaluations
- Expert Witness
- Retail - Jewelry
- Retail Art
Performs Appraisals Of
- Decorative Arts & Accessories