Tranzon Team

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  • Tranzon, LLC

    • Liz Wood, AMM

      Vice President of Operations and Communications, Tranzon, LLC

      2100 Club Drive, Suite 100
      Gadsden, AL 35901

      Liz Wood joined Tranzon, LLC as Vice President of Operations and Communications in November of 2016. Her responsibilities include management of day-to-day operations of Tranzon, LLC and communication initiatives that support and drive the success of Tranzon and its franchise partners. Liz has a BA in Communication and 14 years of experience in project management, public relations, and marketing. She also holds the Auction Marketing Management (AMM) designation from the National Auctioneers Association.

    • Ori Klein

      Chief Technical Officer, Tranzon, LLC

      59 John Street
      New York, NY 10038

      Ori has over 19 years of experience in the software consulting, technology and web design fields. In this capacity, he has worked closely with multiple auction companies providing them conceptual, implementation and design expertise. He has developed several real estate platforms ranging from commercial real estate listing engines to national auction databases. He has worked with companies of all sizes including small startups, national franchises and fortune 500 companies.

      Although his technology expertise spans several industries he has focused primarily on the real estate auction and travel sectors. He is a graduate of Baruch University with a degree in marketing and computer science.

    • Tim Mast, CAI, AARE

      President and Chief Executive Officer, Tranzon, LLC

      2100 Club Drive, Suite 100
      Gadsden, AL 35901

      Tim is in his twenty-third year in the auction business and is President and CEO at Tranzon, LLC. He is a lifelong resident of southwestern Tennessee, where he resides and has his office. Tim is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City Iowa, and successfully completed all course and testing work for his Tennessee Real Estate Broker’s License, Auctioneers License and has gone on to become licensed in Arkansas, South Carolina and Mississippi as well.

      Tim has completed the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) course, provided through the National Auctioneer’s Association Education Institute and has been awarded the Designation of AARE. He has also completed the three-year process of Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) training, which is offered through the University of Indiana in conjunction with the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute. Tim has been awarded the designation of CAI, which is considered the most prestigious designation offered to auctioneers and is held by less than 1,000 auctioneers worldwide.

      In July 2017 Mr. Mast was elected to serve the National Auctioneers Association as vice president. With this election he went on to serve one year as vice president and subsequently president and chairman of the board in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Prior to being elected vice president, Tim served a three-year term on the NAA board of directors. Before being elected to NAA positions he served on the education committee for the Tennessee Auctioneers Association for three years beginning in 2003. In 2006 he was installed as Vice President for the western district of Tennessee, in 2008 he was elected to the position of President-Elect and on December 6, 2009 was sworn in as President of the Tennessee Auctioneers Association to serve a one-year term. He has also served as the National Auctioneer’s Association Ambassador for the state of TN and continues to serve as a member of the Advocacy Committee.

      In 2013 Tim was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneer’s Association hall of fame and is the youngest person in its history to receive that honor. Due to his success and dedication to the industry he has become a sought-after speaker on the subject of real estate auctions. Tim also serves his community as chairman of the McNairy County Election Commission, a volunteer firefighter and is active in several local civic organizations.

      Prior to his introduction and full time devotion to the real estate, and accelerated marketing industry he owned and operated a successful home maintenance company and separately a credit-factoring firm. Tim has now divested of those companies and has dedicated his energies to the auction profession and his role as president and CEO. Using his natural skill for negotiating coupled with a commitment to continuing education, before taking on the CEO role, he was exceptionally successful in working through large and complicated property transactions spanning approximately 30 states and three countries.

      As a young man, in connection with his family interests, he resided for a two-year time frame in Bolivia, South America, where he learned to speak fluent Spanish, and growing up in his household he also learned and is fluent in German. Tim’s family life is active; he and his wife Ruth Anne have four children Lilah, Wyatt, Kaitlynn and Peyton.

  • Tranzon Alderfer

    • Sanford Alderfer, CAI, MPPA

      Regional President, Tranzon Alderfer

      2780 Shelly Road
      Harleysville, PA 19438

      Sandy has been in the auction and real estate business since 1972. He is President/CEO of The Sanford Alderfer Companies which specialize in ethically and creatively helping people manage the maze of property in transition. He is active in the National Auctioneers Association and was inducted into the National Auctioneers Association’s Hall of Fame in July of 2012. Sandy has served as president of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association and was honored as the Auctioneer of the Year in 2005 and inducted into the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Hall of Fame in 2016. In addition to overseeing The Sanford Alderfer Companies, Sandy serves numerous community organizations in a variety of capacities including as board member of Harleysville Bank, Goodville Mutual Insurance and Grand View Health Foundation. He is also a member of the Souderton/Telford Rotary.

    • Saralyn Alderfer Nyce

      Operations Coordinator, Tranzon Alderfer

      2780 Shelly Road
      Harleysville, PA 19438

      Saralyn graduated from Montana State University with a B.S. in Business Management and a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. She previously worked for a marketing company as their Social Media Manager before joining Tranzon Alderfer. Saralyn is the Operations Coordinator and is responsible for the marketing, operations and public relations of Tranzon Alderfer auctions.

    • Michelle Hunsberger

      Sales Associate, Tranzon Alderfer

      2780 Shelly Road
      Harleysville, PA 19438

      Michelle works as a Sales Associate for Tranzon Alderfer and is a licensed Pennsylvania real estate agent. She has previous experience working in the auction industry and most recently worked in the insurance industry for three years. Along with her work in sales, Michelle is focusing on business development for the Tranzon Alderfer Team.

    • Lon Clemmer, CAI, AARE, MPPA, CES

      Sales Associate, Tranzon Alderfer

      2780 Shelly Road
      Harleysville, PA 19438

      Lon began his auction career in 1988 with the Sanford Alderfer Companies. Lon is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania and, in addition to the sale of real estate at auction, Lon has also been involved in the many aspects of operating a full service auction center, on site auctions, business and commercial liquidations, and personal property appraisals. Lon’s educational background includes Christopher Dock High School, Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, Auction Marketing Institute at Indiana University, and he continues his educational opportunities at many State and National Auctioneer Association conferences.

      Professional designations and organizations include:

      CAI – Certified Auctioneers Institute
      GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
      CES – Certified Estate Specialist
      LVSA – Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers
      PAA – Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association
      NAA – National Auctioneers Association
      NAR – National Association of Realtors
      PAR – Pennsylvania Association of Realtors
      AARE - Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate

  • Tranzon Asset Advisors

    • 1108A North Dixie Avenue
      Elizabethtown, KY 42701

      Since 1989, Mr. Durnil has been a leader, mentor and instructor in the real estate and accelerated marketing industry. Ed started in the business immediately after graduating from the University of Kentucky and over the past two and one-half decades he has established a reputation in the brokerage and financial community of reasonable fairness and sound business dealings with a vast array of institutional, legal and private clientele.

      Having conducted over 3,000 real estate auction events with a success ratio of in excess of 90%, Tranzon Asset Advisors has been a preferred service provider to numerous clients and institutions. These organizations include various United States Bankruptcy Courts, General Electric Capital Business Real Estate, Textron Financial Corp., Zion’s First National Bank, CW Capital Asset Management, Busey Bank, US Bank, Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T), Compass Bank, Midland Loan Servicing, US Small Business Administration, FDIC, Centerline Capital, Commercial Development Corp, SBA-CDC/PPL Lenders, numerous Superior and Circuit courts in KY/TN/IN/UT/OH/MI/MS, Chase Bank and numerous other financial, legal and workout firms utilize Tranzon Asset Advisor’s services for their real estate disposition, asset evaluation and advisory needs.

      Mr. Durnil and Tranzon Asset Advisors have been approved by U.S. Trustee offices to conduct bankruptcy auction events and undertake brokerage activities in the following jurisdictions: Western Dist of KY, Northern Dist of OH, Southern District of OH, Southern Dist of IN, Eastern Dist of KY, Southern Dist of MS, Western Dist of TN, Southern Dist of IL, Dist of CO, Central Dist of CA, Middle Dist of TN, and the 10th Circuit (all bankruptcy courts in the Northwestern United States), he can, if requested, obtain full bonding in any other district or jurisdiction. Further, Mr. Durnil has presented expert testimony and position papers in numerous cases regarding valuation, sale and auction procedures, transactional & financial fraud along with land disputes.

      Mr. Durnil resides in Elizabethtown, KY, just south of Louisville, with his wife Barbara; they have one son, Jordan, who is involved with Tranzon Asset Advisors and heads up the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy practice area for Tranzon Asset Advisors. Mr. Durnil has a lifelong commitment to helping with the local schools and youth athletics and is an avid world traveler, having been to over 25 countries and all 50 states. His interests include photography, reading and history with an emphasis on the American Civil War and European history. He has been an instructor and panelist for multiple state and national organizations that include Tranzon, LLC, Kentucky Auctioneer’s Association, Mortgage Bankers Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Debt Restructuring Society and several Realtor associations.

      Membership and Leadership:
      Tranzon, LLC Management Committee-Board of Directors
      Tranzon, LLC Executive Committee
      American Bankruptcy Institute
      Mortgage Bankers Association
      Turnaround Management Association
      National, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana and Kentucky Auctioneer’s Association
      National Association of Realtors
      Asian-American Hotel Owners Association
      International Conference on Debt and Insolvency
      National Council of Commercial Brokers

      Mr. Durnil’s license numbers:

      AR. Broker PB00060144
      CO. Broker EI40021798
      GA. Auctioneer AU003960
      GA Broker 350256
      KY. Broker 39788
      KY. Auctioneer P1734
      IN. Auctioneer AU10000242
      IN. Firm AC30200021
      IN. Broker IB20000932
      MO. Auctioneer 844
      TN. Auction Firm 4225
      TN. Auctioneer 5297
      TN. Broker 276049
      TN. RE Firm 256746
      OH. Auction Firm 2008000096
      OH. Auctioneer 2005000031
      OH. Broker 2004021020
      OH. Firm 2008000898

    • Steve Cooney, CAI

      Executive Vice President, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      1108A North Dixie Avenue
      Elizabethtown, KY 42701

      Steve is originally a native of Chicago, Illinois and originally joined Tranzon Asset Advisors in June 2003 after owning a successful insurance adjusting company.

      Previous employment included a successful and decorated military career through most of the 1970’s and 1980’s. After his military experience ended he worked for a large healthcare subrogation company where he rapidly advanced to a management position, in which he supervised and directed customer service activities for the company. His vast experience in the insurance industry led him to a successful tenure with a national adjusting company before finally opening his own firm in the mid 1990’s.

      Steve’s military career took him to Korea, Japan, Europe and Honduras for several successful tours of duty, in addition to several stateside assignments including 4 years with the Presidential Honor Guard, who recently participated in the honoring and funeral of former President Ronald Reagan. Steve’s exemplary service has been recognized with some of the highest peacetime awards from his country.

      Steve completed the three year process of Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) training, which is offered through the University of Indiana in conjunction with the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute. He has been awarded the designation of CAI which is considered the most prestigious designation offered to auctioneers. He is a licensed auctioneer in Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina. He also holds real estate licenses in Kentucky and North Carolina.

      Steve currently serves as the Chairman of the Deconate at Westfield Baptist Church in Dunn. He also sits on a number of committees for the church.

      Steve resides in Dunn, North Carolina with his wife Vicky who is a remote loan underwriter after having been a successful community banker for over 30 years. Steve’s recreational time is spent mainly at the beach in North Carolina or on the golf course; he is an avid golfer and sports fan. Steve and Vicky have one son, Steven II, who is currently serving in the United States Navy. Steve and Vicky have three grandsons – Landon, Collin, and Cohen.

    • Jordan Conlee, CAI, AARE

      Executive Vice President, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      1108A North Dixie Avenue
      Elizabethtown, KY 42701

      Jordan Conlee is currently a Vice President with Tranzon Asset Advisors at their corporate offices located in Elizabethtown, KY. He is a 2010 graduate of The University of Louisville where he earned his B.S.B.A with concentrations in Finance and Marketing. Jordan is a second generation auctioneer who grew up working in and around the auction industry learning the trade from his father and longtime colleague Ed Durnil, CAI, CES, AMM.

      Mr. Conlee has over 10 years of experience as a licensed Sales Associate and Auctioneer, during which time he has taken part in over 200 accelerated auction sales of real estate. In his years with Tranzon, Jordan has worked closely with numerous Chapter 7 trustees and Chapter 11 debtors in a variety of jurisdictions within the United States Bankruptcy Court. His role has consisted of assisting the client and counsel in the timely and orderly liquidation of real estate assets of the respective bankruptcy estates.

      Further, Jordan has overseen the sale of assets for lenders and individuals ranging from investment grade residential to high value
      commercial real estate and land. These transactions have allowed him to become well-versed and highly knowledgeable in coordinating and structuring complex consensual sales within the bankruptcy court that involve the cooperation of debtors, creditors, and their counsel, in order to execute a successful accelerated auction marketing campaign that achieves the ultimate goal of maximizing exposure, value and recovery for the interested parties.

      As noted previously, Jordan has extensive experience in assisting financial institutions with overseeing the promotion and liquidation of their real estate assets in all stages of the foreclosure process. Whether it is pre-foreclosure involving a workout between the lending institution and the delinquent borrower, a borrower in bankruptcy wishing to prevent foreclosure by liquidating through the courts, promoting and conducting the auction of an asset at Master Commissioner, Sheriff or Trustee Sale, or simply liquidating assets already held in REO Mr. Conlee’s experience and work ethic can assist in structuring a winning sale strategy to achieve the goals of the respective parties.

      Jordan currently resides in Elizabethtown, KY with his wife Katie and three children, Rylee, Emma and Madelin. He is active in local sports and is a member of the National Auctioneer’s Association.

    • Vance Luksetich

      Executive Vice President, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      P. O. Box 311
      Breese, IL 62230

      Vance got to know several key Tranzon people when they were in St. Louis to auction 22 convenience stores. He enjoyed the auction process and over the next couple years successfully tag teamed with them on several projects. He has been dedicated full time to the commercial real estate and accelerated marketing process since 2003 as Executive Vice President of Tranzon Asset Advisors.

      The Des Moines, Iowa native served as a marketing consultant to Inland Marketing Services, Inc., where he performed site analyses, market/competitor evaluations, feasibility studies, demographic research and other related consulting for convenience store, truck stop, car wash and fast food operators seeking to expand by adding new locations, remodeling existing facilities or pursuing the “raise and rebuild” route.

      Much of Luksetich’s expertise in this area was acquired as general manager of Clinton County Oil Company, a post he held for more than a decade. There he coordinated the operations of nine company-owned and operated convenience stores with gasoline, as well as one Shell Express station and a Firestone Tire dealership.

      He oversaw remodeling and new construction projects, working with architects, zoning administrators, traffic specialists, equipment suppliers, construction foremen and store personnel to complete projects on time and within budget; managed tank system upgrades, removals, remediation activities and tank fund reimbursement as well as annual system compliance. Additionally, he was involved in the wholesale and retail marketing of Shell gasoline, diesel fuel and lubricants to convenience stores, service stations and commercial accounts.

      A Certified Public Accountant, he was engaged in investment analysis, contract negotiations, collections and managed the company’s banking and insurance needs.

      Before he entered the gas and convenience store business he actively worked as a CPA, in management for Miller, Cremers & Associates, P.C., CPA’s in Des Moines, Iowa and as a senior auditor for Wagner, Matthias & McGinn, P.C., CPA’s, also in Des Moines. Clients included corporations, manufacturers, grain cooperatives, non-profit agencies, as well as federal and state governmental departments.

      Luksetich holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration – accounting from the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. He is currently serving his 10th year on the board of directors of the Missouri Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and is past president. He completed the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) course provided by the National Auctioneer’s Association. He served for six years on the board of directors of the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association; seven years as brand chairman for IL & MO Shell Oil Co. Jobbers and two years on Federated Insurance Co.’s Petroleum Marketers National Advisory Council.

      Active in the community, Luksetich also held a four-year board of directors appointment on the Breese Chamber of Commerce in Breese, IL; was on Clinton County Rehabilitation Services board of directors for five years and for more than a decade, was on the board of directors of the Breese Lions Club.

      Professional Licenses:
      Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker 471.014411
      Missouri Real Estate Broker 2004015243

    • Barbara Durnil

      Chief Operating Officer, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      1108A North Dixie Avenue
      Elizabethtown, KY 42701

      Barbara worked as Chief of Operations for a major healthcare system for 10 years. She has also worked in multiple major healthcare systems as a Director of Nursing (Registered Rehabilitation Nurse CRRN) for 25 years where she was also utilized as a consultant to the entire healthcare system. She has been involved in healthcare property acquisitions as well as renovations and construction of a new hospital.

      During her tenure as a Chief Operating Officer Barbara served on numerous healthcare boards and state medical organizations both as a member and officer. She was also responsible for the acquisition of a certification to provide continuing education to physicians.

      She has been a realtor and auctioneer since 1997 and holds a real estate broker and auctioneer licenses in Kentucky. She is responsible for operations and office management at Tranzon Asset Advisors.

      Barbara received her nursing degree from Kaskaskia College, a BA from Lincoln Christian University, an MA from Lexington Theological Seminary majoring in counseling as well as studies at the University of Kentucky. Barbara is married to Ed Durnil and they have one son, Jordan.

      Kentucky Broker License # 55262
      Kentucky Auctioneer License # A315

    • Tammy Greenwell

      Marketing Coordinator, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      1108A North Dixie Avenue
      Elizabethtown, KY 42701

      Tammy Greenwell, a senior Customer Service Representative, joined Tranzon Asset Advisors in October 2003. Since that time she has consistently increased her responsibilities and duties for the company.
      Tammy is the marketing coordinator, handles PIP layout and oversees many of the general aspects of the award winning advertising campaigns that Tranzon Asset Advisors conducts. She is responsible for marketing budgets, placement of properties to websites, researching due diligence for real estate, and general marketing/advertising oversight.
      Tammy’s background is in customer service, data management and marketing services. Ms. Greenwell attended the Elizabethtown Community College and currently resides in Elizabethtown, Ky. with her husband.

    • Kelly Toney, CAI

      Executive Vice President, Tranzon Asset Advisors

      12511 Ravensway Drive
      Cypress, TX 77429

      Kelly Toney has over 25 years of experience in commercial and residential real estate. He is a licensed Texas Real Estate Auctioneer & Broker. His career began in field sales for an oilfield tool company and migrated to the auction industry, specializing in oilfield & construction equipment.

      After starting his own auction company in 1998, the focus began to shift to real estate and the company became an independent member of Tranzon, LLC specializing in the sale of commercial and residential real estate through live auctions for national banks, lenders and mortgage servicing companies.

      Kelly has conducted over 1,000 auctions of real and personal property totaling more than $100,000,000. He has sold multi-family, office & medical buildings, industrial properties, retail centers, hotels, ranches, undeveloped land, single family homes as well as performing & non-performing notes.

      His company was also one of three contractors for the FDIC to dispose of assets from failed financial institutions. Kelly, his wife and five boys are active members at The Met Baptist Church, and he is involved in several different ministries. He holds a BS in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

      TX Licensing & Disclosures

  • Tranzon Asset Strategies

    • Michael Walters

      Regional President, Tranzon Asset Strategies

      9891 Irvine Center Drive
      Irvine, CA 92618

      Mike has been active in the auction and appraisal business throughout the west and southwest since 1973. He has managed the sale of real and personal property at auction, conducted on-site appraisals and provided full brokerage services to government agencies, individual investors and lenders in the disposition of real property and major business assets.

      In addition to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of North Texas, Mike completed graduate studies in Real Estate Appraisal and Finance at Southern Methodist University and graduate courses in Environmental Issues in Real Estate. He is currently a licensed California real estate broker.

      In the field of auctions and appraisals, Mike is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (C.A.I.), a designation program through the Auction Marketing Institute (A.M.I.). He also holds an Accredited Senior Appraiser Designation (A.S.A.) with the American Society of Appraisers. He is currently a licensed and bonded auctioneer in California, Texas and Florida.

      National Auctioneers Association
      Certified Auctioneers Institute
      American Society of Appraisers
      California State Auctioneers Association
      National Association of Realtors
      California Association of Realtors
      California Bankruptcy Forum
      California Receivers Forum
      Turnaround Management Association

      TX Licensing & Disclosures

    • Fiske (Tom) Hanley, III CCIM

      Real Estate Auctioneer, Tranzon Asset Strategies

      P.O. Box 100912
      Fort Worth, TX 76185

      Hanley became a real estate auctioneer in 1988 and has worked continually at the craft. At Texas Auction Academy, he served as the instructor of real estate auctioneering and technology for six years. He's mentored, hired and trained some of his aspiring students.

      He's listed and auctioned over one-half billion dollars of real estate. His skills of serving clients include:

      • Eliminating the vast expenses that burden real estate sellers through prolonged ownership
      • Determining and executing the exact time that a real estate property will sell and close
      • Increasing the prices lenders obtain by creating competition on their foreclosures & problem loans
      • Enabling realtors and commercial brokers to quickly auction their listings
      • Aiding attorneys, private banks, estates, corporations, debtors, real estate investment trusts and farm credit banks.

      He was an original member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) auction committee which enhances a Realtor's ability to auction her listings. He also served on the National Auctioneers Association's Real Estate Council and has published several articles and continues to serve as a speaker on numerous panels on the subject of real estate auctions. He is currently on the membership committee of the Turnaround Management Association (Dallas/Fort Worth chapter). He's an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin and TCU.

      CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Manager), 1997

      National Auctioneers Association, 1991
      Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute, 1996
      Turnaround Management Association, 2004
      American Bankruptcy Institute, 2008

      Texas Real Estate Broker, 1988
      Oklahoma Real Estate Broker, 1993
      Texas Auctioneers License, 1989

      Approved Venues to Serve:
      FDIC Subcontractor Real Estate Auctioneer
      Northern District of Texas, Bankruptcy Court Panel Auctioneer

      TX Licensing & Disclosures

    • Peter Wessling

      Vice President, Real Estate Sales, Tranzon Asset Strategies

      9891 Irvine Center Drive
      Irvine, CA 92618

      Peter joined Tranzon in 2005 where his focus has been on the disposition of both business and real property assets through accelerated marketing. With a concentration primarily on commercial, Peter has been involved in the sale of real property from multiple asset classes, including office buildings, industrial and manufacturing facilities, multi-family complexes, shopping centers, development land, small retail service stations, and convenience stores. Peter works closely with banking, legal, and real estate communities throughout the US providing representation for sellers in need of expedient real estate disposition solutions that range from single properties holdings, to complex multiple property portfolios.

      Prior to working with Tranzon, Peter was a sales associate, and later the Director of Acquisitions with the San Diego firm, Transportation Property Company. Focused primarily on investment properties in the retail space, Peter was responsible for identifying, underwriting, coordination of due diligence, and feasibility assessment on respective commercial property assets throughout the US. Additionally, while at TPC, Peter was involved with the exclusive representation of Consolidated Freightways in its bankruptcy liquidation (real estate), Sold $397,000,000 of real estate assets (226 properties) in 28 months at 117% of appraised value (thereby finding the estate $61,000,000 of additional value due to the auction process that was employed).

      Peter received his BA from Colorado State University where he was captain of the ski team and led the team to the national championships in 2000. Peter also graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in 2008.

    • 1911 Douglass Blvd.
      Roseville, CA 95661

      Lonny has been involved in the real estate and mortgage industry since 2001 and joined the Tranzon team in 2009. His main focus has been in the fields of residential & commercial real estate and represents Tranzon in the Sacramento area of Northern California. Lonny has been involved in hundreds of residential, commercial and capital asset sales, using both the traditional and auction methods of selling. Lonny is an account manager for government operations including the FDIC and is incredibly familiar with the communication & reporting needs between Tranzon and our government agency clients.

      Lonny has managed over 200 Government Agency contracts including the State of California Department of General Services, The City & County of San Francisco, Cal Trans and numerous utility and private sector fleets. He is a proven leader, having managed dozens of auction professionals in the attainment of contracts, auction set up, sale plans and marketing methods. Lonny’s client base includes government agencies, bankrupcy trustees, receivers, lending institutions and individual homeowners and sellers.

      Lonny is a graduate of the Nashville Auction School, and holds a California real estate license. He has also completed the three-year process of Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) training and has been awarded the designation of CAI, which is held by less than 1,000 auctioneers worldwide. Lonny is a member of the National Auctioneers Association.

    • 9891 Irvine Center Drive
      Irvine, CA 92618

      Tiffeny holds a position as Vice President at Tranzon Asset Strategies, an auction marketing firm that specializes in real estate. With 20+ years of experience in the auction industry, Tiffeny's focus has been on the disposition of real and personal property through auction marketing, and she works closely with buyers and sellers of commercial and residential real estate. She has primary responsibility for coordination and production of all due diligence materials and marketing materials. She manages the day-to-day operations of Tranzon Asset Strategies, and is in charge of event coordination and project management.

      Tiffeny holds Real Estate Broker licenses in California and Nevada, and is a member of the Pacific West Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and the National Auctioneers Association.

  • Tranzon Auction Properties

    • PO Box 4508
      Portland, ME 04112

      Thomas W. Saturley is President of Tranzon Auction Properties based in Portland, Maine with offices throughout the Northeast. He is also one of the founding members of the Tranzon partnership and has served as chairman of Tranzon’s Executive Committee for the last 10 years.

      Mr. Saturley has been a respected professional in the real estate industry since 1990. Prior to this, he was a practicing attorney in Maine and New Hampshire, routinely representing clients in complicated real estate development and lending transactions. He also served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maine. He brings with him a background in law, real estate, auction marketing, and business management, and has spoken extensively on auction methodology in various professional forums and educational settings throughout the country.

      Mr. Saturley is currently licensed to conduct auctions in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont, and is licensed to sell real estate in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut. He holds a J.D. Degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, New Hampshire, and a B.A. Degree from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He is a CAI certified auctioneer and has served as president of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). In 2017, Mr. Saturley was inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame, in recognition of his many years of professional excellence, integrity, and service.

    • 8 Wright Street
      Westport, CT 06880

      Samantha is a Co-CEO with Tranzon Auction Properties and a third generation auctioneer with a passion for real estate. Sam holds active real estate licenses in CO, CT, MA, ME, NY and RI. She has extensive experience in commercial, residential and special use properties and regularly deals with both private sellers and institutional clients.

      Below is a listing of some recent transactions Sam has assisted with:

      Redding, CT Single Family Home
      Middletown, CT - Mixed Use Building
      Killingworth, CT - Industrial/Single Family Home
      Weathersfield, CT - Industrial Multi Use Building
      Western CT Portfolio of USDA Homes
      Monroe, CT - Office/Multi Use Building
      Woodbury, CT - Partially Complete Retail Development
      Meriden, CT and New Britain, CT - Portfolio of Multi Unit Buildings

      She's a member of the Mid Fairfield County Association of Realtors and currently calls Westport, CT home.

    • Belinda Arsenault AMM

      Marketing Coordinator, Tranzon Auction Properties

      PO Box 4508
      Portland, ME 04112

      Belinda J. Arsenault is Marketing Coordinator at Tranzon Auction Properties. She is responsible for all aspects of art direction, including marketing campaign implementation, brochures, print ads, direct mail design, and in-house production. Belinda also handles media buying. She presently holds an Associate Broker license in Maine.

      Belinda has “gone the extra mile” to offer the highest level of professionalism and the most up-to-date information by earning the Auction Marketing Management (AMM) designation. Offered through the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, the AMM course covers topics such as lead generation and prospecting, internet marketing, branding, measuring efficiency and content creation. Less than 1% of Auctioneers throughout North America hold the AMM designation.

    • Carmen Theriault

      Vice President, Information Specialist, Tranzon Auction Properties

      PO Box 4508
      Portland, ME 04112

      Carmen brings over 25 years of auction and real estate experience to the Tranzon Auction Properties Team. As the Vice President, Information Specialist for Tranzon Auction Properties, Carmen’s primary responsibility is the coordination and completion of the due diligence process that leads to the creation of our comprehensive Property Information Packages prepared for all
      properties we market for auction. Along with this, Carmen assists with buyer inquiries, client coordination, and sales inquiries. Carmen holds a degree in Business Management and is a licensed Associate Real Estate Broker in the State of Maine.

    • Ruth Lind, CAI, AARE, BAS

      Associate Broker, Tranzon Auction Properties

      124 Middle Road
      Woolwich, ME 04579

      Associate Broker Ruth Ludwig Lind brings a diverse background and rich skill set to Tranzon. She has held positions of responsibility and management in the fields of journalism, corporate communications, aviation, real estate development, and auctioneering and appraisal services.

      Prior to entering the field of Auctioneering, Ruth owned and operated OTR Properties, LLC, a Coastal Maine real estate development company which specialized in historical renovations and developing coastal properties to the highest and best use status. She worked extensively with local governments and boards on land use planning issues and permitting activities, and hired and supervised construction, engineering, earth works, and infrastructure subcontractors. OTR developed neighborhoods in underused segments of in-town property, and rehabilitated historical inns and commercial buildings.

      As a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist, she works extensively with schools, museums, animal welfare and conservation groups to enable them to continue their great works as a result of planning and producing profitable fundraising events.

      Ruth is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, and currently serves as President of the Maine Auctioneers Association. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages from the University of Maine and is a licensed Real Estate Associate Broker and Auctioneer in Maine.

    • Michael Foster, CAI

      Independent Contractor, Tranzon Auction Properties

      16 Warren Avenue
      Kenmore, NY 14217

      Michael Foster brings an international connection to Tranzon Auction Properties, Buffalo. Corporate Broker for Foster Real Estate, Inc., Michael is a Canadian citizen with permanent United States residency. This, along with the close Western New York geographic location to Toronto, Ontario offers Michael the ability to attract and easily work with Canadian and United States clients. Michael was educated at Niagara College in Ontario Canada and is a member of the New York State Association of Realtors.

      Having successfully collaborated and worked with most Real Estate and Development Agencies in the Western New York area, Michael believes in the importance of maintaining a collegial relationship with other commercial agents and brokers. Michael is a relationship Broker putting the business needs of his clients as his first priority and actively cultivates relationships with investors and developers from the United States, Canada, and China. Michael currently sits on the Kenmore Industrial and Commercial Incentives Board and has worked with the Buffalo Niagara Enterprise; the Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua, and Orleans County Industrial Development Associations to help facilitate incentives for his clients.

      Michael is an Independent Contractor to Tranzon Auction Properties, LLC.

    • PO Box 6104
      Somerset, NJ 08875

      John Dobos is a Sales Associate for Tranzon Auction Properties. Mr. Dobos is based in New Jersey and is primarily focused on growing the company’s business throughout the State as well as the greater NY-NJ-PA corridor.

      Prior to joining Tranzon, Mr. Dobos worked in a similar role for a NJ based auction company for four years. During that time he worked primarily with municipalities, developers and financial institutions in the NY Metro region as well as the greater Delmarva area. His experience includes auctioning off all types of residential property types, raw land, preserved farm land, municipal owned real estate as well as commercial and industrial properties.

      Before entering the auction business, Mr. Dobos worked in the hospitality industry as the master Chef at finer hotels and restaurants throughout New Jersey.

      Mr. Dobos is a candidate to become a Certified Commercial Investment Member ("CCIM"). He is a license real estate agent in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) , National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), NY Metro Chapter CCIM.

      Mr. Dobos spends some of his free time volunteering on a regular basis at Elijah’s Promise soup kitchen in New Brunswick, NJ.

    • PO Box 4508
      Portland, ME 04112

      With over fifteen years of experience Mike has directly managed over $200M in transactions including the following significant sales:

      Boston, MA – Multi-Property Condominiums
      Springfield, MA – Office Tower
      Norway, ME – 10 Property Multi-Family Portfolio
      Southwest Harbor, ME – Luxury Waterfront Home
      Carrabasset, ME (Sugarloaf, USA) – Ski Home
      Rutland, VT - Hospitality Property
      Montpelier, VT – Commercial Property
      East Haven, CT – Retail Strip Center
      South Dartmouth, MA – Gas Station & Convenience Store
      MD, DE, PA – Gas Station & Convenience Store Portfolio
      Portsmouth, NH – Operating Private Label Food Manufacturer
      Winfield, KS – Airplane Hangar
      Moorestown, NJ - Industrial Property
      Norfolk, VA – Retail Property
      North Brunswick, NJ – Note Sale, Hospitality Property
      Franklin, MA – Note Sale, Industrial Property
      Prospect Harbor, ME - Lobster Process Facility with associated equipment, vehicles and boats

      A Licensed Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Broker, licensed Auctioneer in Maine, New Hampshire, New York City, Massachusetts & Vermont. Mike is a 2005 graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and a 2009 Graduate of the National Auctioneer Association Certified Auctioneer Institute.

      A 1997 graduate of Wheaton College in Norton, MA, he lives in Portland, ME and is actively involved in the community including as a founder and former chair of PROPEL, supervisory board member at Town & Country Credit Union, current co-chair of the Portland Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and a proud member of the National Auctioneer Association, Realtors, American Bankruptcy Institute and National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

    • 50 Suwanee Rd
      Weymouth, MA 02189

      Thomas Smith is a licensed Massachusetts Realtor since 2017. Prior to becoming a Realtor, he proudly served in the United States Coast Guard for 23 years as a contract specialist. He became a specialist with the VA home loan program and had the privilege of helping several active service members and veterans buy and sell their family homes. Thomas has attended multiple veteran assistance trainings and has become a certified American Warrior Real Estate Professional (AWREP).

      Thomas has been happily married to his wife Karen for over 22 years. They have two sons and a daughter. While serving in the Coast Guard, he also served as the president of the local non-profit Chief Petty Officers Association. Thomas says of his life's work, "There is no better feeling than helping people during my time in the military, in my community, and now helping my clients with all their real estate needs."

    • PO Box 4508
      Portland, ME 04112

      Hannah is a graduate of Colorado College and is currently a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh earning a joint Masters of Social Work (MSW) & Juris Doctor (JD) degree. She regularly assists Tranzon Auction Properties as a virtual assistant providing research and marketing support.

  • Tranzon Driggers

    • Kevin Weinsheimer, AMM

      Chief Operating Officer, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Kevin Weinsheimer serves as Chief Operating Officer for Tranzon Driggers, overseeing business operations, strategic planning, marketing, auction project execution and management, and successful real estate transaction results.

      A knowledgeable business and marketing professional, he previously worked as Marketing Manager for the largest privately held mortgage lender in the U.S. and as Business Operations Manager for a wireless communications contracting firm that worked throughout the Southeastern U.S. His wide array of experience includes financial management, streamlining business operations, process improvement, managing projects and teams, marketing strategies, developing and executing marketing campaigns, branding, content development, and communications.

      Mr. Weinsheimer earned a Bachelor’s degree from Mercer University, an Associate’s degree in Business Administration and Management from College of Central Florida, and holds the A+ technology certification from CompTIA. He is also a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, a licensed Florida Apprentice Auctioneer, and an active member of the National Auctioneers Association. He also holds the Auction Marketing Management (AMM) designation from the National Auctioneers Association’s Education Institute.

    • Cathy Johnson

      Operations Specialist, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Cathy Johnson serves as the Operations Specialist for the Tranzon Driggers team, with a full range of administrative duties.

      A licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate, Ms. Johnson coordinates the critical new auction set up functions and works closely with the project management team to assist with the auction production process, utilizing her enthusiastic customer service and sharp communication skills acquired with years of real estate sales and property/office management experience.

    • Brandon Seelig, AARE

      Auction Advisor, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Suite 206
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Brandon Seelig joined the Tranzon Driggers team in 2017 bringing with him experience in marketing, customer service, and business development. He previously worked in operations and marketing for several technology and finance companies.

      Seelig helps buyers purchase real estate at auction and develop strategies to assist private sellers realize the market value of their properties through the auction process.

      Brandon holds the Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation, awarded by the National Auctioneers Association’s Education Institute. Brandon earned a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Central Florida in 2011 and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate.

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    • Walter Driggers III, CAI, AARE

      Auction Advisor, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Walt Driggers III, CAI, AARE is a seasoned auctioneer and real estate broker who has successfully conducted auctions for thousands of pieces of real estate including commercial, industrial, development properties, acreage, multi-family and single family residential properties.

      A professional auction strategist known for his expertise in dealing with complex business transactions, Mr. Driggers has built a team well versed in auction marketing and client-driven results.

      In the early 1990’s he served as principal auctioneer for hundreds of properties sold throughout Florida for the RTC and has represented financial institutions, receiverships, turn-around portfolio managers, Federal Bankruptcy Trustees, attorneys, corporations. foundations, developers, and individuals throughout the Southeastern United States to efficiently and expeditiously market and sell their properties for over 30 years.

      Mr. Driggers served on the board of the National Auctioneers Association, is past president of the Florida Auctioneers Association, has received many awards and honors over the years including awards from the National Association of Realtors, the Certified Auctioneers Institute, the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, and has been inducted into the Florida Auctioneers Hall of Fame. In addition, a sought after speaker, Driggers teaches real estate auction practices throughout the United States and is widely recognized as one of the leaders in the industry. He is licensed as a Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer in multiple states.

      Mr. Driggers is a co-founder of Tranzon, and serves as an Auction Advisor with Tranzon Driggers.

      Expertise includes
      --pre-foreclosure and foreclosure auction strategies for lenders
      --onsite, ballroom, sealed bid, online, and multipar auctions
      --bankruptcy court and receivership real estate liquidations
      --sale of mortgage notes

    • 101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Jon Barber, a successful real estate broker since 1984, has marketed and closed real estate transactions for commercial, industrial, development properties, acreage, multi-family and single family residential properties in both urban and rural markets throughout the United States.

      Jon began his real estate career working with residential contractor/developers specializing in luxury homes. He then moved into the commercial arena where he managed all real estate, development and financial activities related to a large mixed-use Development of Regional Impact, including sales, leasing, financial management, development and permitting activities as well as compliance management.  During this time, Jon developed a vast knowledge of real estate marketing and the nuances of complex real estate projects.

      Jon joined Tranzon Driggers in 2009, bringing over 28 years of expertise in real estate and management skills to the Tranzon team. His ability to focus on solutions for his clients continues to deliver top results.

      In 2008, Jon served as the Executive Director of the Florida Horse Park, a community oriented not-for-profit whose mission is to promote equine sports and recreation in Florida.

      An avid outdoorsman and bicyclist, Jon is also a pilot providing expanded geographical range for the benefit of his Tranzon clients.

      Jon earned a BS in Business from the University of South Florida.

    • Christine Dudley, CAI, AARE, GPPA

      Auction Advisor, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E. Silver Springs Blvd
      Ocala, FL 34470

      After moving from Maine to Florida in 1979, Chris Dudley entered the real estate industry in the early 80’s, and subsequently owned an antique business for 13 years while raising two amazing daughters who graduated from Stetson University. Her antique addiction led her into the auction business in the mid 90’s.

      Over the years Chris has participated in industry-focused education and training with the National Association of Realtors, National Association of Home Builders, and National Auctioneers Association with a focus on management, sales and marketing.

      Chris has a passion for her community and for over 30 years she has been involved and held leadership positions with multiple organizations including the School Academic and Enhancement Council (SAEC), Family Resource Center, First United Methodist, Florida Auctioneers Association, and Rotary.

      Chris is a 2018 inductee of the Florida Auctioneers Association’s Hall of Fame (Lewis C. Dell Award) and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker Associate and Auctioneer. In 2022, Chris earned the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation developed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). The three-year CAI program is the industry’s premier training program for auction professionals. She also holds the AARE (Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate) and GPPA (Graduate Personal Property Appraiser) designations with the National Auctioneers Association. Chris is enthusiastic about the auction industry and specializes in serving estates, probate, and private sellers.

    • 101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      A native Floridian, Ben received a B.S. studying Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University in 2005.  Ben helped represent Vanderbilt Men’s Golf for its first ever NCAA National Championship appearance in 2003 and again the following year in 2004.

      After Vanderbilt, Ben played professionally for 5 years traveling throughout the United States and internationally in pursuit of his PGA Tour card.  In 2011, he founded an aerial videography company based in Jacksonville, FL to showcase golf, resort, and luxury real estate properties across the country.

      In 2015, Ben became a licensed Florida real estate sales associate with Tranzon Driggers.  His notable experience positioning unique, premier properties provides insight and strategy to effectively maximize value for property sellers.

    • 101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Originally from Vermont and a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Karen has been a Floridian for almost 30 years. Soon after moving to Florida, she earned her real estate license and worked for a builder-developer in residential sales for several years before entering into the business of selling real estate via the auction method.

      Karen suspended her career to raise 2 children with her husband Mike. During this time, The Boys and Girls Club, Junior Achievement, Juvenile Diabetes Association, and local public schools benefited from her organizational and fundraising skills.

      In 2009, Karen rejoined Tranzon Driggers and returned to her favorite way of selling real estate -- by auction. Since returning, Karen has developed a niche working with buyers and has participated in the auction sale of hundreds of properties.

    • Stephen Griffin, AARE

      Auction Advisor, Tranzon Driggers

      210 Forrest Lake Dr.
      Atlanta, GA 30327

      Mr. Griffin received a BA degree from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Georgia State University. He began his career in real estate with the United States real estate operations of Manulife Financial, a major Canadian Life Insurance company, where he managed commercial real estate portfolios in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington D.C.

      Mr. Griffin was an integral part of the startup and management of Kilburn-Young Asset Management Corporation, an RTC SAMDA contractor, where he supervised the asset management and disposition of a large portfolio of diversified real estate assets. He was also a Senior Director in Multifamily Brokerage, specializing in apartment sales, for Cushman & Wakefield of Georgia. During his tenure, he was involved with marketing and selling 90 properties across a six state territory, totaling over $1 billion, and was an essential member of Cushman’s top performing multifamily team in Atlanta.

      At Trimont Real Estate Advisors, Mr. Griffin managed equity and debt positions, including special servicing of CMBS loans as well as management of various Lehman Brothers positions in senior, mezz, junior debt and REO assets.

      Prior to his association with Tranzon Driggers, he operated his own firm providing advisory and brokerage services for investors of primarily multifamily properties in the Southeast. He has provided analysis and recommendation for potential acquisitions as well as defined strategic allocation for capital investment via markets and product type.

      Stephen Griffin is an independent contractor of Tranzon Driggers. He is a real estate licensee in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and maintains the Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation from the National Auctioneers Association’s Education Institute.

    • Justin McQuary, AARE, AMM

      Auction Advisor, Tranzon Driggers

      101 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
      Ocala, FL 34470

      Justin joined the Tranzon Driggers team in 2015 bringing with him experience as both a community banker and a licensed sales producer with a Fortune 500 insurance company. As an auction strategist, he is experienced in the marketing and sale of commercial and residential real estate.

      Justin McQuary is an Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) and is certified in Auction Marketing Management (AMM) through the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). He is a Florida real estate licensee as well as an active member of the National Auctioneers Association.

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  • Tranzon Fox

    • Bill Londrey CAI

      Managing Partner, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, Virginia 22030

      Based in Richmond, Virginia, Bill focuses on serving the real estate disposition needs of the banking, trust, legal and corporate communities throughout the United States with particular concentration in North Carolina and Virginia. During his 30+ years with the company, Bill has managed some of the largest bankruptcy auctions in company history, including a $30 million retail center in West Virginia and numerous multi-property, multi-million dollar commercial, residential and land dispositions. Other engagements include hundreds of consultations and transactions for trusts and estates, charitable organizations, REIT's, Chapter 11 debtors, special servicers, lender OREO managers, bank credit officers and workout professionals. Year in and year out, Bill is one of the top producing Tranzon team members. Bill received his BA from Washington & Lee University in 1988.

      Professional Licenses:
      North Carolina Real Estate Broker, License Number 215347
      Virginia Real Estate Sales Person, License Number 0225 025681
      ‘Designated Person,’ North Carolina Auctioneer Licensing Board

      Professional Affiliations:
      Past President, Business Finance and Turnaround Association
      Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
      Associate Member, Virginia Bankers Association
      Associate Member, Risk Management Association
      Virginia CLE Panel Speaker, "Bankruptcy Sales: A Legal and Practical Primer"
      Member, Tranzon Executive Committee, 2001-Present
      Member, Tranzon five-person Management Committee, 2009-2012
      Member, NAR
      Member, NAA
      Board of Trustees, Trinity Episcopal School, 2013-2019

    • Linda Terry

      Auctioneer/Broker/Managing Partner, Tranzon Fox

      1679 Centerville Parke Ln.
      Manakin-Sabot, Virginia 23103

      Linda Terry has been a Broker/Auctioneer with Tranzon Fox, an affiliate of the national Tranzon, LLC franchise, since 1998, a partner since 2005, and a managing partner since 2022.

      Linda focuses on selling a wide variety of property using the benefit of open competition to obtain the highest possible prices for sellers, using live and worldwide online bidding. From well-worn estate homes to hotels, to farms and high end resort property, Linda gives individualized attention to each seller, helping them through the auction process from start to finish.

      Full time in the auction business since 1987, Linda is a member of the elite group of certified and accredited real estate auctioneers. Her sales place her in the top 1% of REALTORS® in the area, and she is a member of the Honor Society, and a designated “Distinguished Achiever” for over 10 consecutive years.

      Linda adds to agent earnings by encouraging them to participate by bringing buyers and sellers to auctions. Community service work includes SPCA, Habitat for Humanity, HOME, American Battlefield Trust, and benefit auctions for many churches, schools and other non-profits. Recognitions include one of the “INC 500” fastest growing companies in the nation and the “Rising 25” fastest growing firms in the Richmond Metro area. In 2013, Linda was inducted into the Omega Tao Rho Fraternity, an elite group of real estate specialists devoted to service and excellence in the real estate profession.

      Linda is currently an approved contractor for the Commonwealth of Virginia (WS 699250), to sell surplus property, and serves on the Auctioneer’s Board as its first female gubernatorial appointee. From 1991-1994, Linda was an approved contractor for the RTC, the governmental agency entrusted with liquidating assets of savings & loans nationwide. Linda’s team sold and appraised millions of dollars in bank assets. Linda is qualified to serve as an expert witness on real estate matters and is designated as a subject matter expert by the Virginia Auctioneer’s Board (2016 Exam Review).

      • Gubernatorial Appointee, Auctioneer’s Board, Commonwealth of Virginia 2014-2024
      • Director, Virginia Association of Realtors 2014-2016
      • President, Richmond Association of Realtors 2013 (boasting over 6,000 members, RAR is the largest trade association in Virginia)
      • Contractor, Commonwealth of VA Woman-Owned Small Business (WS 699250)
      • Auctioneer of the Year, 2009 - State of Virginia (first woman so honored)
      • Achieved three amendments to Virginia statutes in favor of auction sellers
      • Former Governor, Commercial Information Exchange
      • Past President, Richmond Apartment Owners Association
      • Past Vice President, Women’s Council of Realtors
      • Graduate of Leadership Institute, Inaugural Class, Richmond Association of Realtors 2010
      • Member, Certified Residential Specialists
      • Certified Instructor- National and State Auctioneers and Realtors Associations, Tranzon LLC
      • Designated Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate/Graduate Realtors and Auctioneers Institutes
      • Judicial Certified Expert Witness
      • Virginia Notary Public #218667
      • “Rookie of the Year” Virginia Auctioneers Association and voted “Most Likely to Succeed” by Mendenhall Auction School Class

      Her clients’ own words:
      “I want to thank you for your efforts in this transaction. There is no doubt in my mind that the sale of the property by auction with you and your company generated the highest possible price and resulted in a quick settlement.” - Richmond Attorney

      “Richard and I are so pleased with the results of our auction. It could not have gone more perfectly! Reaching a number greater than our asking price over the past year with a conventional real estate firm tell me that we got market value or better.” - Nags Head Seller

      “Thanks for all your hard work. We appreciate your time and effort to bring about a respectable sale of Royall Oaks.” - Heir, Goochland Estate Property

      “You were outstanding to work with! Thanks for your professionalism and your ability to keep all of the balls happily in the air without letting any of them drop”.
      - Long & Foster Agent

      “Just a note of thanks for assisting me in the sale of my were GREAT! I really felt I got a lot for the money... the communication and follow-up from you and the staff were far above what I expected. It was so nice to see real pros at work.” - Outer Banks Marina Owner

      ”I admire your professionalism and cool head under challenging circumstances.” - Southside VA Heir

      See Linda’s current auctions at

    • 3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, Virginia 22030

      Jeff concentrates primarily on Real Estate auctions and has represented a wide variety of real estate clients from banks and corporations to private owners. He has been an active real estate broker since 1985 and has sold over $300 million in property throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a degree in Economics. He is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia. Jeff is the Sales Manager of the Washington-Baltimore Region and is Principal Broker for Tranzon’s Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and West Virginia operations.

      Professional Licenses, Affiliations and Designations:
      •Virginia Real Estate Brokers License - 1988
      •Maryland Real Estate Brokers License - 1993
      •North Carolina Real Estate Brokers License - 1995
      •South Carolina Real Estate Brokers License – 1997
      •Washington D.C. Real Estate Brokers License – 2004
      •West Virginia Real Estate Brokers License - 2007
      •Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI) - 1986
      •CCIM Candidate
      •National Association of Realtors
      •National Auctioneer’s Association
      •Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Marketing Association

      •University of Virginia, BA. Economics - 1980
      •George Mason University, MBA course work - 1992 – 1995

      Community Activities:
      •Southwestern Youth Association, Commissioner of Soccer and Board of Directors – 1995 – present
      •Fairfax County Athletic Council, Member – 1997 – present

    • Jeffrey Levin

      Treasurer, Tranzon Fox

      5172 W. Military Highway, Suite A
      Chesapeake, VA 23321

      With a background in corporate finance and investment management, Jeff serves as the Treasurer of Tranzon Fox, the largest member company of the Tranzon group.

      Jeff is one of the founders of Tranzon and served as its president for its first seven years. He is credited with executing the strategy that created Tranzon in 2000.

      He is a certified financial analyst. Jeff is a principal in the Richmond VA based firm of Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management, an SEC-registered investment advisory firm. Formerly, he held the positions of Director of Research and Chief Financial Officer of Scott and Stringfellow Financial, Inc., a Mid-Atlantic brokerage and investment advisory firm (now owned by a major regional bank). He also served as an investment banker and research analyst with Scott and Stringfellow and as a consultant with Arthur Andersen & Co (now Accenture).

      Jeff is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in commerce, and has an MBA from the University of Richmond.

    • Michelle Stein

      Director of Marketing/Operations, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Michelle is responsible for marketing and operations for the Northern Virginia office of Tranzon Fox. Michelle has provided the marketing support for over 1000 auction properties since 2001. She is the former owner/manager of Davie Ledbetter Real Estate in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been active in real estate since 1983.

      University of Florida, B.S. Marketing - 1982

      Professional Licenses and Designations:
      Real Estate Broker, Florida 1986
      Real Estate Broker, Virginia 2001

      Community Activities:
      Clifton Betterment Association, President 2002 – present
      Occoquan Watershed Coalition, Board of Directors, 2004 – present

    • Page Londrey

      Account Manager, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Page received her undergraduate degree from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina and her master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has assisted Bill Londrey and Tranzon Fox in various capacities for many years. Most recently she has focused on working with buyers and auction day coordination.

    • Suzy Murphy

      Auctioneer and Finance Manager, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Suzy Murphy has been a member of the Tranzon Fox Northern Virginia team since 2005 and is a licensed auctioneer. During her tenure at Tranzon Fox, clients with whom Ms. Murphy has worked have realized more than $50,000,000 through the successful sale of real estate and personal property. In addition to live auctioneering, Ms. Murphy is the company finance manager overseeing the day to day company business. She also is sales manager for the Tranzon Fox team. Formerly Suzy was director of single seller marketing for real estate in the Baltimore-Washington region and has successfully coordinated national marketing efforts for multiple commercial listings. She has particular experience assisting in the identification and qualification of buyers with extensive experience overseeing property-related due-diligence and creation of Tranzon Fox’s industry-recognized property information packages. In addition to her auction training and background, Ms. Murphy has more than ten years experience as a tax professional with significant experience relating to the tax consequences of the sale or exchange of real estate and related wealth and estate management issues.

      Ms. Murphy is a graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering where she was elected Secretary of her class. She has participated in on-going continuing education in the real estate field. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and politics from George Mason University where she was a national champion collegiate debater. Ms. Murphy actively volunteers in her community and has served as an auctioneer for charities including the Baltimore Junior League, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and others.

    • Kiley Pike

      Director of Marketing, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Dr
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      For the auctions handled by Tranzon Fox's Virginia Beach, Virginia, headquarters and operations office, Kiley is responsible for developing the marketing programs and executing select portions of those programs, including the design and placement of newspaper ads and digital ads, as well as the design and distribution of broadcast e-mail campaigns. He also oversees the design of direct mail and the process of list selection and acquisition for those mailings.

      Kiley is a magna cum laude graduate of St. Andrews Presbyterian College (now known as St. Andrews University), with a bachelor's degree in business and economics. Many of his advertising designs have won awards from the Virginia Auctioneers Association.

      Kiley specializes in marketing significant commercial real property auctions and was the winner of the 1999 Tranzon Fox Marketing Award for his work on a $40 million bankruptcy auction.

      In 2013, he played a role in marketing approximately 150 pieces of real estate, including commercial, residential, lots, and land.

    • Zeb Nemier

      Director of Website Marketing, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Dr
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Zeb has been with Tranzon Fox since 2001. He is responsible for marketing for the multi-seller real estate auctions(“MSA”) in the Southern Division region. He coordinates MSA marketing campaign implementation, including web-based advertising, and in-house production of property information packages (PIPS), ensuring market exposure for each piece of real estate. Zeb also prepares complex PIPs and handles web-based advertising for feature properties in stand-alone auctions.

    • Seth White

      Auction Associate, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Dr
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Seth A. White entered the residential real estate industry after graduating from Virginia Tech in 2015. For five years, during the course of working for two leading residential brokerage firms with differing marketing styles and clientele, he honed his skills, thus allowing him to provide the best possible service for his clients across Hampton Roads.

      While handling an array of real estate transactions across the region, from $50,000 properties to waterfront homes selling for nearly $2 million, he worked with a variety of buyers and sellers with differing budgets, needs, and requirements. These experiences -- as well as his emphasis on attaining the most favorable result for his clients, regardless of the situation -- have sharpened his knack for details, and continue to inspire and drive him to provide impeccable service.

      Seth’s family has long been immersed in the world of real estate, specifically the foreclosure services industry across the Mid-Atlantic States, representing some of the largest banks in the United States. He and his family’s depth of knowledge and experience in that realm helped guide him into the world of residential real estate.

      In the world of real estate auctions, Seth serves an even broader array of clients, representing an expanded suite of property types, and offering the solutions associated with Tranzon auctions: a client-centered and marketing-forward approach combined with timely, as-is sales and market-driven pricing.

    • David Barnhardt

      Auction Associate, Tranzon Fox

      5321 Strawberry Hill Dr.
      Charlotte, NC 28211

      David was born and raised in North Carolina. Real Estate has been his career and passion for 25 years. He is a practical and objective broker with a reputation of achieving goals through strong and steady tendencies. Impeccable to his word and action, Barnhardt is a broker’s broker.

      “Charlotte is my lifelong home. I love the City, the people and North Carolina. I work hard to benefit my clients and our community.”

      N.C. Broker #18640
      NAR Member #55410595
      Vistage #2034
      Past Director and Delegate Member National Association of REALTORs
      Executive Vice President N.C. Association of REALTORs 2003-2007
      President Charlotte Regional REALTOR Association/CMLS 2004
      CRRA REALTOR of the Year 2006
      CRRA Humanitarian Award 2007
      WBT Good neighbor Award
      Paul Harris Fellow
      Boy Scouts Troop #17 Assistant Scout Master
      BA Urban and Regional Planning East Carolina University 1986

    • John Cates

      Auction Associate, Tranzon Fox

      2606 Grant Avenue
      Raleigh, NC 27608

      John Cates has deep roots in NC. He grew up in Chapel Hill and currently resides in Raleigh. John has a large extended family in Orange County along with two sons and a daughter.

      John is an experienced businessman with an extensive background in retail and sales management. He has founded and operated successful businesses. He is a licensed real estate agent and negotiates real estate and personal property auctions for individuals, banks, corporations, and investment groups.

      John is an active member of Hayes Barton UMC, and currently serves as a Stephen Minister. He is an Eagle Scout, a Business Management graduate of North Carolina State University, and holds Executive Certificates in Advanced Negotiations and Conflict Resolution from The University of Notre Dame.

      In his spare time John is restoring his family farm and is an avid tennis player.

    • Blanche Chisum

      Marketing Associate, Tranzon Fox

      3305 Amber Drive
      Wilmington, NC 28409

      Blanche has a family of Real Estate People – Husband is a Builder/Developer and sons in real estate brokerage and another with background in mortgage lending. After a successful corporate Regional Sales Manager career Blanche decided to join be in the family business she had been on the fringes of for the past 25+ years. Blanche received her Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Tech University and Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University. Focusing for Tranzon in Raleigh and Eastern North Carolina allow Blanche to see the beauty of both land and ocean. Passion for the transition of real estate ownership and a love of people make Tranzon Fox a great match. Blanche will tell you that “Auctions are an Exciting, Fun, and Thrilling Business and I am glad to be in the auction business with Tranzon!”.

    • Brion Weintzweig

      Auction Associate, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Dr
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Brion is a licensed Auctioneer and real estate Associate Broker and has been active in real estate since 2014. He has worked with a wide variety of companies across many industries and considers himself a problem solver who takes the time to learn and understand the needs of clients. He has worked with CPAs, Bankers, Real Estate Brokers and Agents, Asset Managers and Law Firms as part of the Tranzon team. He's based in the Greater Baltimore Area suburb of Garrison / Owings Mills, MD 21117 with a local office in The Pikesville Plaza Office Building, 600 Reisterstown Rd. Suite 600D, Pikesville, MD 21209 . He's responsive and goes the extra mile to ensure each client knows that they are his priority.

      Brion's interests include Public Speaking and involvement with philanthropic organizations. He’s a Shriner and a Toastmaster, and he volunteers doing neighborhood cleanup with his local Maryland State Highway Administration S.W.A.T. (Solid Waste And Trash) volunteer group.

    • Brock Beatty

      Research/Buyer Manager Associate, Tranzon Fox

      1679 Centerville Park Ln
      Manakin Sabot, VA 23103

      Brock’s interest in real estate developed at an early age, while working for his family’s property management business. Through hands-on experience, he gained the knowledge, work ethic, and compassion for doing business the right way. A graduate of James Madison University, Brock moved to Richmond 15 years ago to become involved in the growing central Virginia real estate market. He thrives on hard work, commitment, and integrity to guide his clients through every step of the real estate auction process.

    • Rachel Rabinowitz, GRI

      Auction Sale Associate, Tranzon Fox

      111 S. Calvert St
      Baltimore, MD 21202

      Rachel has successfully worked with Tranzon Fox auctions since 2007, selling a wide range of properties in diverse marketplaces. By training and by nature, she is an Estate property specialist. Above all, Rachel’s clients appreciate her dedication to superior customer service and sensitivity to the needs of estate executors and trustees.

      A graduate of The Park School of Baltimore, The George Washington University, and The Sotheby’s Institute of Art London, Rachel has also excelled in the personal property side of the auction industry. Including; an internship with Sotheby’s London Collectors Department and employment with both Alex Cooper Auctioneers of Towson, MD and Sloans & Kenyon Auctioneers and Appraisers of Chevy Chase, MD.

      A native Baltimorean and avid art collector, Rachel is a patron and docent at The Baltimore Museum of Art. She is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland. Professional affiliations include; membership to the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, the Woman’s Council of Realtors, and The National Auctioneers Association.

    • David McMurrer, PRI

      Auctioneer, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      David has life long ties to Loudoun County and Northern Virginia. He has been a resident of Leesburg since 1976. David has one son, two daughters and one grandson.

      David has been involved in the auction industry since 1977. He started working the ring at Equine Auctions in 1982. David has worked the ring at Equine Actions throughout the United States and Canada, including the American Quarter Horse World Championship Show sale in 1995 and 1996. He works the ring each year at the American Pony finals Pony Sale. David also works the ring at a verity of purebred cattle sales throughout the Mid - Atlantic States. David has experience in office furniture and equipment auctions as well.

      David has held a Virginia auctioneers' license since 1993. VAL#2905001989. He attended both the Nire School of Auctioneering and the Professional Ringmen's Institute.

      National Auctioneers Association
      Virginia Auctioneers Association
      American Quarter Horse Association

    • Cyndi Burruss

      Marketing Consultant, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Cyndi Burruss has been a member of the Tranzon Fox Northern Virginia team for 2 years and has been a licensed Realtor in Virginia for 8 years. Prior to Tranzon Fox, Cyndi has had a diverse sales career. She worked at AT&T Communications for 11 years where she held multiple positions and finished her last 3 years selling long distance to small business customers. After AT&T Cyndi was the Director of Sales at Learning Tree International located in Reston, VA. She directed and supervised 100 call center representatives that specialized in selling high-tech computer training. She then continued as Director of Sales for Valucom located in Vienna, VA where she and her sales team sold telecommunications software.

      Cyndi is a graduate of Lynchburg College with a degree in Computer Science. She received her Masters degree in Management Information Systems from George Washington University.

    • Tammy Wright

      Marketing & Buyer Relations, Tranzon Fox

      3819 Plaza Dr
      Fairfax, VA 22030

      Tammy Wright joined Tranzon Fox’s team in 2017. Tammy brings to Tranzon over 30 years of sales, marketing, graphic design, advertising, and customer service experience. She provides marketing, proposal preparation, buyer relations, and MLS management for the Richmond, VA office.

      Prior to Tranzon, Tammy owned an advertising, marketing, and design firm for over 23 years. During that time, her firm was named one of Richmond’s largest firms according to Inside Business Magazine. She has won numerous advertising industry awards for design in print media as well as website design. Since closing her firm, she was the sales and marketing manager for a low voltage security company and for a General Motors regional accessory distributor.

      Tammy has been a member of the Hanover County Rotary Club for over 25 years and has served as president. She was co-chair of the largest fundraiser for over 10 years, raising over $250,000 during that time span, and was made the youngest and only female honorary member at the time. She served as business liaison between Hanover County and businesses located within the County to assist in developing a better environment for business owners within Hanover County. She served as president of the Business Advisory Committee for Adults with Disabilities for the Hanover County Community Services Board for four years. Tammy has also served as committee chair and/or co-chair for various committees for the non-profit Festival of Trees in partnership with Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center for over six years. She was president of the Small Business Development Committee within the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and a board member on the Quality Council of Greater Richmond. Tammy has also received numerous community involvement related awards for her efforts towards the betterment of others, including the Gratitude Award for Contributing to the Economic Vitality of the Region for her participation in the Greater Richmond Business Visitation Program run by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce; the Jean C. Harris Award for Excellence from Hanover County Community Services Board; and the Hanover County Rotary Club’s Award of Excellence for putting service to others above herself.

    • Sarah Holt

      Licensed Assistant, Tranzon Fox

      2606 Grant Ave
      Raleigh, NC 27608

      Born and raised in Raleigh, Sarah has a strong foundation for helping others. After graduating from Wake Forest University, Sarah worked as a Media Consultant in New York City and as a licensed real estate broker in Raleigh.

      Sarah is excited to bring her passion for people and real estate to the Tranzon Fox team. Her ability to listen thoughtfully and connect with others allows clients to feel comfortable and confident. She fully invests her time and attention in each client’s specific real estate goals and works diligently to help their vision become a reality.

      Sarah enjoys running with her Golden Retriever, Macon, and teaching dance classes in her free time. You will often find her traveling with friends and family to the coast or spending time at her family’s farm in Hillsborough.

  • Tranzon Property Solutions

    • 118 North Main Street
      Mount Holly, NC 28120

      Joe Panico has been in the real estate business for 40 years. He has extensive experience in multiple types of real property and investment, including development and construction of residential single family homes, multi-family and commercial properties, mixed-use developments, and the operational management of these assets. He also has experience in the evaluations and valuation of investment properties, including raw land acreage, lots, and farms.

    • 118 North Main Street
      Mount Holly, NC 28120

      Sam is an experienced real estate broker with 10 prior years of experience as a project manager and estimator for large construction firms. He successfully managed millions of dollars in commercial construction with projects varying from large institutional buildings to small retail up-fits and everything in between.  His intimate knowledge of the construction process is a major asset when assessing and selling commercial real estate for his clients.
      Sam now has 8 years of commercial brokerage experience and concentrates his efforts in Gaston County, NC. He has sold six buildings in downtown Mt. Holly.  He recently helped his clients open two Burn Boot Camps; one in Belmont and one is Wesley Chapel.  He sold 12 Acres for The City of Bessemer City to a townhome developer who will build 90+ homes in the area.  He also sold 725 Elm Street for the City of Mount Holly to Old Mecklenburg Brewery for a major redevelopment along the Catawba River.
      In 2017, Sam was admitted to the nationally acclaimed Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Emerging Broker Training Program and graduated in May of that year.  Admission to the EBT Program is highly competitive, and the rigorous training program creates a successful brand of broker equipped to handle today’s challenging market. Sam completed the course work ranked 1st among all participants. In 2018, he completed course work, sat, and passed the exam to be a CCIM Designee.
      Sam wrestled in college for West Virginia University where he was voted team captain twice and earned All-American honors.  He lived and trained at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. He currently lives in Belmont, NC with his three children Camryn (19), Jackson (12) and Tyler (12).