William J. Jenack Auctioneers is one of the fastest growing auction galleries outside of New York City, offering fine art, furniture, jewelry, decorations and a variety of special interest categories.
William J. Jenack Auctioneers, a privately held company, opened their doors in 1988 and has built a reputation of providing buyers and sellers with personalized service while offering national exposure through advertisements in trade publications, a mailing list of thousands of established customers and global exposure through the World Wide Web.
Monthly auctions are conducted at our state-of-the-art facility in Chester, Orange County, NY just 55 minutes north of New York City. To reach us directly call (845)469-9095, Toll Free call (877)282-8503 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Our gallery address is: 62 Kings Highway Bypass, Chester NY 10918.
After undergoing a major expansion, William J. Jenack Auctioneers is well equipped to provide the expertise, personalized service and professionalism with which we approach all aspects of our business. We are confident that our honesty, integrity, knowledge & commitment will offer both buyers and sellers the best auction marketplace opportunities.
William J. Jenack, Owner, Primary Professional Auctioneer/Appraiser & Educator: Specializes in 18-20th century fine-decorative arts (appreciable residential contents, including American/European paintings, fine arts, furniture, glass, fountain pens and carpets). He is a designated member of the International Society of Appraisers and has served mid-Hudson and Metropolitan area attorneys, banks, and major insurance companies for over thirty years.
Mr. Jenack has been awarded certificates in Appraisal Studies, Personal Property & Methodology from The Indiana University School of Continuing Studies. A member of the New York State Auctioneers Association, he has also served as staff appraiser and collection consultant for Museum Village in Orange County. Mr. Jenack, as an educator, holds graduate/undergraduate degrees from the State University of New York and The University of Charleston.
Andrea L. Jenack, Owner, Primary Appraiser & General Manager: Specializes in antique & 20th century jewelry, 19/20th century silver, textiles & decorative arts. She is a Graduate Gemologist, fluent in diamond evaluation; colored stones; gem identification; antique/period jewelry and 19-20th century silver. Mrs. Jenack holds certificates in diamond evaluation and grading; colored stones; colored stone grading and gem identification with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
Kevin G. Decker, Associate Appraiser, specializes in 18/20th C. fine/decorative arts, furniture and accessories with emphasis in 18th and 19th century Chinese and Japanese porcelain. Serves as LiveAuctioneers Correspondant and Internet Coordinator. Handles pre-sale catalogue questions relating to items being sold. Student Affiliate American Society of Appraisers, Affiliate Member International Society of Appraisers. Working towards Certification in Appraisal Studies, New York University. USPAP certified 2004.
Jeanette Nauwens, Floor Manager and Auction/Consignment Coordinator. Manages floor/part-time staff, coordinates the daily operation of the auction gallery, arranges & maintains auction property & catalogues. Sale Day Staff Manager, Coordinates flow of merchandise and oversees the dispersal of sold items.
Clarissa Roepecki, Client Services Representative and Absentee Bid Coordinator. Responsible for client services and maintaining consignor accounts. Also arranges absentee and telephone bids, handles invoicing for absentee bidders, maintains mailing list, arranges appointments, and handles office correspondence.
Ryan Wagner, Gallery Maintenance. Assists in coordination & set up of monthly sales, off-site merchandise pick-ups, and helps customers with post-sale merchandise pick-ups.
Diana Rudy, Shipping Coordinator & Post-Sale Live Auctioneer Client Service Representative: Coordinates the packing and shipping of merchandise purchased in our monthly auctions.