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Announcing Our New COO

Announcing Our New COO

September 27, 2021 Peter Gehres joins Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc as COO Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc. (JMA) announced Peter D. Gehres, CAI, CES, CAS as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer effective October 1. As COO, Gehres will be responsible for overseeing and improving all aspects of auction operations. His role also includes integrating recent acquisitions while streamlining existing processes and procedures. JMA is North America’s fastest-growing Equipment Auction Company. In 2021 the JMA family of companies is on pace to conduct over 150 live and online auction events in 19 states. Gehres, 41, has worked in the auction industry since he graduated from The Ohio Auction School and The Ohio State University. As an auction professional for the last 18 years, Gehres has experienced nearly every aspect of the auction business and brings a wide array of skills to JMA. In addition to refining existing operations Gehres will lead JMA into new industry segments, sectors, and regions. “We are excited to have a person of Peter’s talents and passion on our management and leadership team,” stated CEO and President Jeff Martin. “We look forward to new ideas and fresh perspectives. Peter will help advance our mission to consistently provide our customers with the best value-added service with the highest level of honesty, integrity, and professionalism in the Auction Industry.” “Joining Jeff Martin Auctioneers is a huge step forward for me professionally,” commented Gehres, “and I am excited to be part of the bold vision Jeff and Kellie Martin have for the company. It has been a blessing to work with some of the best auctioneers and auction companies in America. Those experiences have taught me the value of people in an industry often defined by processes and products. The best is truly yet to come for this company and our employees and contractors. Our clients and customers can look forward to continuous improvement in all aspects of our business as well as increased and varied auction options.” Before joining JMA, Gehres worked with other industry-leading, innovative auction firms such as Barrett-Jackson, RES Auction Services, Akron Auto Auction, and Southern Auto Auction. Gehres has a strong track record of industry service, including currently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Auctioneers Association and past President of the Ohio Auctioneers Association. In 2015 he was awarded the coveted International Auctioneer Championship and previously won six other auctioneer championships. Read More

Freije & Freije Auctioneers partners with Jeff Martin Auctioneers

Freije & Freije Auctioneers partners with Jeff Martin Auctioneers

Freije & Freije Auctioneers is proud to partner with the fastest growing auction company in the United States. Freije & Freije Auctioneers, a fourth-generation auction firm specializing in the sale of heavy construction /agricultural equipment, automobiles, and related assets at auction located in Clayton, Indiana (near Indianapolis) announced a strategic partnership with Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc of Brooklyn, MS. This partnership will see Jeff Martin Auctioneers providing logistic support and management for the rapidly growing Indiana auction company. In return, Jeff Martin Auctioneers gains a permanent and established auction location in the heart of the Midwest and an established local team of salesmen and auction staff. The partnership will offer Jeff Martin Auctioneers a fully staffed auction yard and location in central Indiana with easy access to major highways, I-70, I-74 I-69, and I-64. “Our company is expanding. We need good people and good locations, and this partnership does both,” noted Jeff Martin, CEO of Jeff Martin Auctioneers. “The location west of Indianapolis is a critical crossroads for expanding our national operation. TJ and his family share our values and commitment to clients. TJ is an excellent auctioneer and an industry leader and will be an important part of our growth and expansion strategy.” Read More

Fahey Sales acquired by Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc.

Fahey Sales acquired by Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc.

Fahey Sales is proud to be part of the fastest growing auction company in the United States.Fahey Sales, started by Joe Fahey, Sr., has been in business since 1947 where his sons later joined him in the 1970s. Headquartered in Glencoe, MN, they serve the Midwest specializing in municipal, maintenance equipment, farm and construction equipment, commercial turf, golf course maintenance equipment and vehicles. Now, Jim and Linda Fahey will join the Jeff Martin Auctioneers family and continue the growth that started so many years ago. The new acquisition fits into the Jeff Martin Auctioneer’s strategic plan to provide the best value-added service in the auction industry. The addition will allow Jeff Martin Auctioneers to increase the locations of permanent fully staffed auction facilities and provide a higher level of auction services to both corporations and small business owners. Read More

Ryan Auctions

Ryan Auctions

Jeff Martin Auctioneers, Inc. continues to grow as they announced this week the acquisition of Ryan Auction Sales, Inc. Ryan Auction Sales is a full-service auction company headquartered in Madison, NH specializing in construction and farm equipment. With over 45 years of experience, Doug Ryan said, “Ryan Auction Sales is proud to be part of the fastest-growing auction company in the United States. Jeff Martin Auctioneers is adding a permanent sales site in New Hampshire that covers all of New England. I am so looking forward to partnering with Jeff Martin and help grow the Ryan Auction Sales, a Jeff Martin Auctioneers company.” The new acquisition fits into Jeff Martin Auctioneer’s strategy to provide the best value-added service in the auction industry. The new addition will allow Jeff Martin Auctioneers to increase the locations of permanent auction facilities and provide a higher level of auction services to both corporations and small business owners. “Our company is expanding. To continue the growth, we want to work with auctioneers who have experience in the industry, and Doug’s experience will be invaluable. The new location will allow us to serve the area with a permanent auction site in the New England area.” stated Jeff Martin, CEO of Jeff Martin Auctioneers. “We are excited to work with Doug and his staff as they share our same values and commitment to excellence.” The first auction with Ryan Auction Sales will be held Tuesday, July 27 with the Fleet Reduction Virtual Auction with equipment from Pike Industries and others. Items are located in Kentucky, New Hampshire, Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont.Read More

Bid Your Way at Kissimmee, FL Auction

Bid Your Way at Kissimmee, FL Auction

Jeff Martin Auctioneers is getting ready for their biggest auction of the year in Kissimmee, FL on February 8 – 10 and continues to grow with three trucks running each day. 1000s of items will be sold each day including construction equipment, truck trailers and much more. With the historic covid pandemic, JMA has gone back to their roots and will be conducting the auction via auction trucks. This change will allow customers to Bid Their Way either live Onsite or Online. Headed back to the trucks means that customers who choose to bid live onsite can social distance themselves rather than sitting inside an arena. JMA is taking every precaution to ensure that customers can still attend the auction in person to Experience the Difference.Read More