Timothy Luke, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art

Timothy Luke, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art

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Timothy Luke
ISA member since Jan 01, 1999

(772) 546-4853 (Office)

8447 SE Retreat Drive
Hobe Sound, FL 33455 , United States map

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About

Experience

 

January 1997 - Present
President / Auctioneer, TreasureQuest Group, Inc. - Hobe Sound, FL
Responsibilities include: evaluating collections, valuation of items, conducting live and sealed bid auctions; brokering of collections; prepare USPAP compliant estate, divorce, donation and insurance appraisals; provide expert witness services in the areas of auction, personal property valuations and appraisal report reviews; provide fundraising and special events consulting services to a variety of clients and freelance auctioneering services to various auction companies across the United States.

June 2004 - July 2008

Appraiser / Auctioneer On-Air Personality - HGTV Cash in the Attic, NY, NY
Responsibilities included traveling around the country appraising objects and occasionally auctioneering items for clients during the taping of the television series.

January 1990 - December 1996

Director of Collectibles / Auctioneer, Christie’s - New York, NY
Responsibilities included: auctioneering; overseeing the selection of items and collections; valuation of items; marketing and public relations for the department; cataloging assets for upcoming auctions; scheduling of auctions in the categories of Collectibles, Entertainment Memorabilia, Sports, Rock and Roll Memorabilia, Comic Art, Hollywood Movie Posters, Animation Art, Toys, Dolls and Bears.

 

Professional Memberships & Designations
03/2014 - Present - AQB Certified USPAP Instructor
08/2011 - Present - Member, National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
01/2012 - Present - Master Personal Property Appraiser Designation, NAA
02/2015 - Present - Benefit Auction Specialist, NAA

03/2016 - Present - Certified Auctioneers Institute, NAA
03/2017 - Present - Member International Society of Appraisers

 

Auctioneer Licenses
09/1998 - Present - Florida State Auctioneers License No. AU2418
09/2011 - Present - Virginia State Auctioneers License No. 2907003989
08/2013 - Present - California State Surety Bond
11/2014 - Present - Georgia Auctioneers License No. AU004145                            

06/2015 - Present - New York City, NY Auctioneers License No. 2024434-DCA
06/1998 - 2/2011 - Pennsylvania State Auctioneers No. AU003723R

 

Professional Conferences Attended
07/2017 National Auctioneers 68th Annual Conference & Show, Columbus, OH    

03/2017 International Society of Appraisers Conference, Chicago, IL                      

01/2017 Wisconsin Auctioneers Association Annual Conference, Stevens Point, WI                          

07/2016 National Auctioneers 67th Annual Conference & Show, Grand Rapids, MI 

08/2015 National Auctioneers Association Benefit Auction Summit, New Orleans, LA
07/2015 National Auctioneers Association 66th Annual Conference & Show, Addison, TX 

07/2014 NAA 65th Annual Conference & Show, Louisville, KY
07/2013 NAA 64th Annual Conference & Show, Indianapolis, IN
07/2012 NAA 63rd Annual Conference & Show, Spokane, WA
04/2009 International Society of Appraisers National Conference, Charleston, SC
04/2008 International Society of Appraisers National Conference, Baltimore, MD

 

Education
1981 - 1985 - John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH — B.A. Communications
1999 - International Society of Appraisers 40 hr. Core Course in Appraisal Studies
2005 - International Society of Appraisers 40 hr. Core Course in Appraisal Studies
2009 - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 15 hr. Course
2010 - Appraisers Association of America - The Generalist & IRS Updates, 8 hr. Course
2011 - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 15 hr. Course
2011 - National Auctioneers Association - Graduate Personal Property Appraiser 40 hr.
2012 - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, (USPAP) 15 hr. Course
2013 - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 15 hr. Course
2013 - New York University Wine Appraisal Course, Napa & Sonoma, CA - 10 days
2014 - The Appraisal Foundation - USPAP Certified Instructor Course, 15 hr. Course
2014 - Benefit Auction Specialist Designation Course, 24 hr.
2014 - 2016 - NAA - Certified Auctioneer Institute 120 hr. Course Work                                                        

2015 - SEAK - How to Start, Build & Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice, 15 hr.
2015 - SEAK - How To Be An Effective Expert Witness, 15 hr.                                             

2015 - 2016 - 2017 AQB USPAP Certified Instructor Update Course, 5 hr.
2017 - ISA - Modernism: Prints, Photographs, Multiples, Furniture & Decorative Arts, 40hr.   

2017 - 2018 - 2019 AQB USPAP Certified Instructor Update Course, 5 hr.                   

2017 - Certified Estate Specialist Course, 24 hr.

 

Professional Presentations & Courses
12/2017 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 7 hr. USPAP 2018 - 2019                              

11/2017 - ISA - Internet - Instructor, 7 hr. USPAP 2016 - 2017                                                     

07/2017 - NAA - Columbus, OH - Instructor, 16 hr. Interpersonal Communications Skills    

07/2017 - NAA - Columbus, OH - Instructor, 7 hr. USPAP 2016 - 2017 Course                               

04/2017 - ISA - Internet - Instructor, 15 hr. USPAP 2016 - 2017 Course                                

03/2017 - ISA - USPAP 2018-2019 Updates - Chicago, IL                                                      

03/2017 - NAA - Bloomington, IN - Instructor, Don't Underestimate Personal Property       

01/2017 - WAA - Stevens Point, WI - Instructor, Expert Witness Basics                               

01/2017 - WAA - Stevens Point, WI - Instructor, Presentation Skills                                     

01/2017 - ISA - Internet - Instructor, 15 hr. USPAP 2016 - 2017 Course                                             

12/2016 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 16 hr. Interpersonal Communications Skills               

12/2016 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 7 Hour USPAP 2016 -2017 Course               

08/2016 - NAA - Columbus, OH - Instructor - Effective Communications Leadership Training          

07/2016 - NAA - Grand Rapids, MI - Instructor, 7 Hour USPAP 2016-2017 Course                                           

07/2016 - NAA - Grand Rapids, MI - Instructor, 16 Hour Interpersonal Communications    

07/2106 - NAA - Grand Rapids, MI - Presenter, High End Collectibles in Low End Estates  

03/2016 - NAA - Bloomington, IN - Instructor, Don't Underestimate Personal Property       

02/2016 - MarkNet - St. Louis, MO - Instructor, Communication Skills                                

02/2016 - MAA - Grand Rapids, MI - Instructor, Interpersonal Communications Skills         

01/2016 - NAA - Cincinnati, OH - Instructor, 15 hr. & 7 hr. USPAP 2016-2017 Courses
12/2015 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 16 Hour Expert Witness For Auction Professionals
12/2015 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 16 Hour Interpersonal Communications
08/2015 - NAA - New Orleans, LA - Presenter Benefit Auction Summit
07/2015 - NAA - Addison, TX - Instructor, 7 Hour USPAP 2014-2015 Course                                           

07/2015 - NAA - Addison, TX - Instructor, 16 Hour Interpersonal Communications                          

07/2015 - NAA - Webinar - Instructor, Appraisals for Auctioneers                                             

05/2015 - NAA - Atlanta, GA - Instructor, 40 Hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser      

05/2015 - NAA - Atlanta, GA - Instructor, 15 Hour USPAP 2014-2015 Course                                                      

03/2015 - NAA - Bloomington, IN, Instructor, Don't Underestimate Personal Property        

12/2014 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 40 Hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
12/2014 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 16 Hour Interpersonal Communications
11/2014 - NAA - Kansas City, MO - Presenter, Identifying Your Interpersonal Assets
07/2014 - NAA - Louisville, KY - Instructor, 16 Hour Interpersonal Communications
07/2014 - NAA - Louisville, KY - Instructor,  Appraisal Manager Course
07/2014 - NAA - Louisville, KY - Instructor, 7 hr. USPAP 2014-2015 Course
05/2014 - NAA - Charlotte, NC - Instructor, 40 hr. Gradate Personal Property Appraiser
05/2014 - NAA - Charlotte, NC - Instructor, 15hr. USPAP 2014-2015 Course
03/2014 - NAA - Bloomington, IN - Instructor, Don't Underestimate Personal Property       

12/2013 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 40hr. Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
07/2013 - NAA - Indianapolis, IN - Instructor, 40 Hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
01/2013 - CAA - Denver, CO - Presenter, ABC of an Auction - Appraisal Business
12/2012 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Instructor, 40 Hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
07/2012 - NAA - Spokane, WA - Instructor, 40 Hour Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
07/2012 - NAA - Spokane, WA - Presenter, Auction & Appraisals for the IRS
12/2011 - NAA - Las Vegas, NV - Presenter, Frauds and Fantasy Items in Collectibles Market
12/2009 - ASA - Orlando, FL - Presenter - Reproductions & Fakes

 

Publications
11/2016 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Give It Away                                                   

01/2015 - Auctioneer Magazine - Putting a Price On Memories
11/2014 - Auctioneer Magazine - Matching Up People…Avoid Demographic Dilemma 
10/2014 - Auctioneer Magazine - Max Out Your Marquee Items
09/2014 - Auctioneer Magazine - Auction Estimates, More Than Just Numbers
08/2014 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Do You Measure Up?
04/2014 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Are You a Helixophile?
04/2013 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Collectibles You’ll Dig
02/2013 - Auctioneer Magazine - ABC of Appraisal Business
08/2012 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Secrets of an Estate Sale
06/2012 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Travel Tales
08/2011 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Reel in a Mantique
06/2011 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Show Off Your Age
06/2010 - Flea Market Style Magazine - Expert Advice - Hidden Treasure
06/2007 - Country Almanac Magazine - Auctions
10/2007 - Hobe Sound, FL Magazine - Finding Value in Household Items
04/2007 - Palm Beach Post Newspaper - 10 Ways to Turn Your Attic Treasures to Cash
2005 -2007 - Palm Beach Post Newspaper - Appraise This, Weekly Column
05/2004 - Antiques Roadshow Insider Magazine - Money in the Bank
2002 Book - Miller’s American Insider’s Guide to Toys & Games, Octopus Publishing
2001 Book - Toys from American Childhood, Published by Portfolio Press

 

Other Leadership Positions & Awards

03/2016 - NAA, Certified Auctioneer Institute - Pat Massart Leadership Award      

07/2015 - 07/2017 - Chair, Elections Committee, National Auctioneers Association     

04/2015 - 7/2015 - Vice Chair, Elections Committee, National Auctioneers Association 

01/2013 - Present - Member Elections Committee, National Auctioneers Association 

 

01/2012 - Present - Member GPPA Committee, National Auctioneers Association
01/2008 - 12/2009 - Member of Board of Directors, Foundation for Appraisal Education


Specialties

  • Art
  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Memorabilia
  • Prints - 20th Century

Services

  • Auction
  • Broker
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Liquidator
  • Speaker

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Art
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Memorabilia
  • Paintings - 20th Century
  • Prints - 20th Century
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