About Auctions International, Inc.

Since 2002 Auctions International, Inc. has been helping agencies and businesses sell their surplus assets, online.
Our high-traffic website receives over 45 million+ page views annually and we proudly serve over 1,500 agencies across the Northeast and Beyond.
 
CORPORATE INFORMATION
FEIN: 32-0038079
Corporate Office: 11167 Big Tree Rd, East Aurora, NY 14052
Toll Free Phone: (800) 536-1401
Local Phone: (716) 656-1400
Toll Free Fax: (800) 569-3334
Local Fax: (716) 656-1438
 

 

MEET OUR CORPORATE FAMILY
Our team consists of passionate, talented individuals invested in your success.  Each is there to serve you in whatever capacity
you need. Simply dial our main number, then when prompted enter their dedicated extension.
Toll Free: (800)536-1401   Local: (716) 656-1400

 

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Russ J. Scherrer - AMM, CAI, CES, CAGA

President/Founder/Senior Auctioneer

Auctioneer Licenses: Arizona, City of Buffalo, City of Niagara Falls, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana,
Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York City, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia,
West Virginia, South Carolina

With over 30 years’ experience as a Professional Auctioneer, Personal Property Appraiser, and NYS Real Estate Broker,
Russ founded Auctions International in 2002. Since then the company has grown into one of the leading auction
companies in the region and Country. His entrepreneurial drive is always working overtime and has him always
looking for a new challenge to take the company to the next level

russ@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 127

Richard J “RJ” Klisiewicz III- AMM

Operations Manager/ Auctioneer

Auctioneer Licenses: City of Niagara Falls, City of Syracuse, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Tennessee

RJ oversees the day-to-day operations of the corporation, including 20 full-time employees and seven
Sales Representatives. He manages the cutting-edge marketing, and social media methods for the company
and prepares formal RFP and Bid responses. RJ enjoys calling bids at live auction events. When he isn’t
at the office or on the road you can find him riding his Harley.

rich@auctionsinternational.com   ext. 110

 

Mike Skweir
CTO
Mike manages and oversees all technology for the company. He also maintains and develops our detailed clerking software utilized in our auction processes.
Mike continues to integrate new advancements into our daily operations and overall business practices.

mike@auctionsinternational.com ext. 303

 

Amy Wick
Customer Service Manager
Amy is on the front line of all thing’s customer service related. Providing technical support for sellers, bidders and agency
officials, Amy works tirelessly and swiftly to ensure auction questions and needs are met and provides the necessary
support to enhance each auction’s success. 

amy@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 131

 

OUR SALES TEAM
With representatives all over the map, our sales team is the “face” of our company.  From the first phone call to the final payment,
they have the experience and qualifications to make sure your auction gets the attention it deserves and the highest bid possible. 
800-536-1401

Bob Anderson
Territory- Western New York
rja@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 137

 

Jeff Laxton
Territory-Central New York
jeff@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 128

 

Tom Eagan
Territory- Northern Central New York
tom@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 136

 

Marc Smith
Territory- Eastern New York
marc@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 130

 

Jim Giovanniello
Territory- Nassau & Suffolk Counties
Jim@auctionsinternational.com ext 122

 

David Cazeault
Territory- New England
dave@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 138

 

Mark Plyter
Territory- Northern Florida
mark@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 307

 

Harry Decker
Territory- Northeast Florida
harry@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 306

 

                                               

OUR HOME OFFICE TEAM
Behind the scenes our inner office professionals are ready when it comes to making sure each auction runs smoothly and effectively.

Barbara Linhardt
Listings Director
barbara@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 104

 

Cindy Klisiewicz
Human Resources
cindy@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 102

 

Jill Smith
Trade Show Director/Communications
jill@auctionsinternational.com  (315)794-2658 

 

Mike Madison
Accounting Manager
Michael.Madison@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 103

 

Tammy Gorski
Accounts Receivable
tammy@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 101

 

Melanie Metzger
Accounts Receivable
melanie@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 106

 

Jared Wypij
GIS Specialist/ Marketing
jared@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 124

 

Tim Markiniak
After Hours Customer Service
tim@auctionsinternational.com  ext. 105

 

Shawn Foss
Auctioneer Set-Up Specialist
shawn@auctionsinternational.com

 

Will R.
Marketing/ Promotion
william@auctionsinternational.com 

 

The Auctions International Mission Statement Is:
To provide superior auction services, both online and live, to our clients, consignors and the general public,
by exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism, knowledge, and auction skill in all aspects of the auction
process while also treating both buyers and sellers with equality, fairness and honesty.
 
Our Vision Statement Is:
To be an industry leader in auction and asset/surplus liquidation markets, offering our advanced professional
auction services in a timely and highly efficient matter. Our incredibly experienced and qualified staff makes
customer service a priority in each and every aspect of business. Our broad range of expertise allows us to
tender the needs of all clientele. Technologically impressed options via the World Wide Web and traditional
auction success separates Auctions International from the rest of the auctioneering market. It is our goal to
make every effort to inform the public about government auction sales.

HISTORY OF AUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC:

Auctions International, Inc. from Erie County, NY was previously known as Scherrer Auctions, incorporated in 1989. In August of 2002 all business activities were taken over by Auctions International, Inc and the Scherrer Auctions Corporation was closed. We specialize in municipal auction services; live and online; surplus and real property.

Auctions International, Inc. has been licensed to sell real estate in the State of New York since our incorporation, however, our Senior Auctioneer, has been licensed since the early 1990’s.

Auctions International, Inc. is 100% owned by Russ J. Scherrer with our corporate offices located at 11167 Big Tree Road, East Aurora, NY 14052.

We employ a staff of highly educated, experienced, and professional individuals that span New York State and the New England Regions. Our staff is composed of numerous auction school graduates. We are willing and able to serve all current and future clients with the same professional services; regardless of size or quantity of parcels to be sold.

Auctions International, Inc. is the New York State industry leader for the sale of municipal surplus assets via our online auction services. With over 1,500 sellers we have continued to generate above average returns for municipal agencies across the Northeast. There is no other auction company that can match our experience and successes.