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michael fine Michael A. Fine, CCIM, CAI, AARE is a founding partner of Fine and Company, LLC a results driven real estate auction and advisory firm with appropriate real estate licenses in more than twenty states.  He is known for his unparalleled experience in marketing more categories of real estate at auction… in more states and countries than any other individual. Mr. Fine has personally participated in real estate auction programs for a spectacular array of companies including Pritzker Realty, Hartz Mountain Industries, Alcoa, Intrawest, American Skiing Company, and financial institutions including The Northern Trust Company, Wells Fargo, Citicorp, Bank of America-LaSalle, and many others.

rene jonesRenee Jones, CAI, AARE, BAS, CES is an icon in the auction and appraisal industries,.Ms. Jones is lauded for her business development, operations management, and professional auctioneer accomplishments. During her 25-year career as an industry leader, she has managed and sold over $6 billion of real estate and tangible assets. She has wide-ranging expertise in an extraordinary variety of asset classifications, including intellectual property.

Paul Galanis Paul Galanis has thirty-three years of experience as a skilled real estate professional with experience in the disposition of commercial and residential real estate, portfolio sales, auctions, financial services, banking, and entrepreneurship. For over 18 years, Mr. Galanis has been involved in the sale at auction of over a billion dollars in real estate. He has structured and executed auction programs for almost every class of real estate including industrial, commercial, retail, hotels, churches, condominium developments, multi-family buildings, luxury estates, mineral right, golf courses, parking garages, development land, timber, bankruptcy, and foreclosure sales.

john weaverJohn Weaver, CAI, CAE has in excess of forty years of senior level real estate marketing, auction, brokerage and 1031 exchange experience on a national level.  Throughout his career, he has sold more than three billion dollars of real estate including commercial, residential, investment properties as well as ranches, farms and mineral rights.  He has conducted more than 1,000 real estate auction events of commercial and residential properties throughout the United States resulting in the sale of thousands of properties.

Erler Small Headshot 2020 Don Erler, CAI, AARE has thirty-three years of creative real estate brokerage and auction experience as an active independent licensed auctioneer and real estate broker in Kentucky and Indiana. His client list includes numerous financial institutions, state and federal courts, legal counselors, corporations, REITS, municipalities, school boards, other government entities, consultants and individuals. His practice specializes in the sale of unique real estate, surplus corporate real estate, liquidations, foreclosures, portfolio sales and other situations requiring accelerated and intensive real estate marketing and transaction structuring.

David LatvaahoDavid Latvaaho, MCR  Mr. Latvaaho has forty-plus years of senior-level real estate experience on a national and international stage. His diversity of experience includes eight years as National Director of Real Estate for General Mills, Senior Managing Director of the Midwest region, Vice President, and Founder of the Corporate Services Group at Cushman & Wakefield. 

A0832 Andrew Fine 8 Email copyAndrew A. Fine, MBA is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering and has been involved in the auction real estate industry ever since childhood where he frequently assisted with auction day administrative tasks. This early exposure to the industry gave him a unique understanding of the characteristics of a successful auction and a fascination with this method of sale. Upon completion of his Bachelor of Science in both Chemical Engineering and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Andrew worked as a project engineer for a wastewater engineering firm located in Milwaukee. Upon departing this position, Andrew continued his education and achieved a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Management. With internships in the financial services and insurance industries, Andrew acquired critical business leadership skills and operations skills.

scott ellmanScott Ellman  (In memorial 1956-2017) With over fifteen years of experience marketing enterprise software, hardware products and technologies to the world's most demanding and sophisticated customers, he is also a recognized Silicon Valley high technology marketing professional.

Tara QuinnTara Quinn launched her career in the real estate auction industry more than fifteen years ago with positions in business development and project management. In order to expand her creative marketing desires she joined DDB, a leading world wide advertising agency where she participated on the creative teams for clients such as Tyson, Hamilton Beach, Dirt Devil, Playtex and Unilever. Quinn took the extraordinary education and experiences of DDB to the residential property management industry where she has successfully repositioned and managed numerous residential developments. In her position as Marketing and Staging Advisor she utilizes her expertise in advertising, marketing communications, model home merchandising and staging for the benefits of our clients.

Mike Nuzzo Michael B. Nuzzo, CAI Mr. Nuzzo entered the real estate auction industry following a successful career in engineering. Prior to joining Fine and Company LLC, Michael’s real estate auction experience was focused around residential properties focusing on single and multiple family buildings, condominiums, in urban and suburban communities. His business associations with scientists, physicians and surgeons coupled with his experience in research and development brings unparalleled relationships to the table.

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