Debra Leitner Benderev, ISA AM, Fine Art



Debra Leitner Benderev
ISA member since Aug 24, 2006

(949) 612-5346 (Office)

28432 Via Mambrino
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 map

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Debra started working at Riggs Gallery in La Jolla in 1987.  Her art consulting business, Artworks West opened in 1989.  Leitner's undergraduate degree is from American University in Washington, DC and her graduate studies in Art History, Connoisseurship and the Art Market are from San Diego State and Christie's in New York.

Leitner received her ISA AM designation in 2006 at the University of Washington (Seattle) and went on to complete the Fine Art Appraisal program in San Antonio, Texas.  Leitner worked with  Beverly Hills Appraisals and from there went on to work for a major auction house.  Leitner then opened Leitner Fine Art which is a full service Appraisal, Advisory and Collection Management firm based in Orange County, CA which provides service nationally and internationally.


  • Art
  • Art - 19th Century
  • Art - Impressionist & Modern
  • Paintings - Contemporary American
  • Sculpture


  • Broker
  • Consultant
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Investment Evaluation
  • Tax Deductible Gifts

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Art - 19th Century
  • Art - 20th Century
  • Art - Impressionist & Modern
  • Paintings - Contemporary American


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