Ronald M. Caspert, CAI, CEA – Principal
Ronny’s success as an Auctioneer has earned him an enviable reputation. Having the highest credentials an auctioneer can achieve and the vast experience of personally conducting thousands of public auction sales over 35 years, Ronny serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey State Society of Auctioneers. He is also a member of the National Auctioneers Association. Ronny is also a highly skilled Appraiser, providing expert perspectives on asset valuations in assisting financial institutions, corporations and governmental agencies make informed and timely decisions. Ronny is a long-standing member of the American Society of Appraisers and the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers. Ronny has been in the auction & appraisal business his entire life. As a teenager, Ronny was preparing inventories, equipment and machinery for his grandfather, founder Samuel Caspert and father, Herbert Caspert. Upon graduation from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Ronny continued his education at the prestigious Missouri School of Auctioneering and attained the designation of Certified Auctioneer at Indiana University’s Certified Auctioneers Institute.
Mitchell Caspert – Principal
Mitchell devoted 20 years to the supervision and administration of attorneys at two prominent New York City law firms. 14 years ago he brought his legal experience and education, business acumen and technology “know how” to the business he grew up in: the auction and appraisal business. Mitchell received his Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, the National Auctioneers Association and the Syracuse University Northern New Jersey Alumni Club. Mitchell prides himself on staying abreast of trends and developments in the law and technology. He has lectured attorneys about technology and has moderated “Ask A Lawyer”, a weekly television program airing in the New York City metropolitan area. He’s often asked to present his views on the auction & appraisal business before financial panels, trade groups & other professional associations. Mitchell has always pursued philanthropic endeavors’ and is a founding member of Project Bright Future, a children’s charitable organization. He has also served for many years as an Executive Committee Member on the Board of Directors of The Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey, The Friendship Circle, Livingston, New Jersey and The Hebrew Academy of Special Children, Brooklyn, have all benefited from Mitchell’s experienced input and fundraising efforts.
Vincent Bila – Chief Professional Auctioneer
Vincent has over 45 years of experience in the auction, liquidation and appraisal business. Well respected by Bankruptcy Trustee’s, Attorneys & Other Financial Professionals, Vincent has been the President of Henry A. Leonard & Company, Inc., Professional Auctioneers & Appraisers for several years. His knowledgeable & friendly “auctioneering demeanor” makes him a most popular auctioneer. We are pleased to benefit from Vincent’s ability to auction and appraise a wide variety of commodities from almost any business. Vincent is licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs and is a long standing member of the New York State Auctioneer’s Association and the National Auctioneer’s Association.
David D’Amico – Professional Auctioneer & Appraiser
David D’Amico has over 40 years of experience in the auction business. Specializing in Automotive Dealership Liquidation Auctions & Appraisals of New Car Dealership FF&E, (500+) in (36) States and Puerto Rico. David is currently a licensed Auctioneer in (9) contiguous States, from Florida to Pennsylvania, a USPAP compliant Appraiser, and longtime member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). He maintains a very active Appraisal schedule, as well as attending annual continuing-education classes for both the auction and appraisal fields. David received his Bachelor of Arts in Telecom / Business from Indiana University and recently earned the NAA designation of Auction Technology Specialist (ATS).
Bernard Sencer – Professional Appraiser
Bernie is a noted professional machinery and equipment Appraiser. His well credentialed appraisals are designed to meet the varied needs of courts, insurance professionals and banking industry officials. Bernie is currently the only individual serving on both the Board of Governors of the American Society of Appraisers (where he is certified as a Senior Member) and the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America. He is also a panelist at the American Arbitration Association. Bernie graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor of Science in Business and was then awarded a Masters in Business Administration from Baruch School of City College of New York.
Bridgemohan “Charlie” Ramnarine – Auction Coordinator
Charlie has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of the auction industry. Charlie has been with Caspert Management full-time for over 10 years as an Auction Coordinator. His duties include supervising our crews at various auction sites for the purpose of preparing & conducting our public auctions, as well as being in charge of Removal & Dismantling of Equipment.
Richard Schmidt – Professional Auctioneer
Richie has over 45 years of experience in all aspects of the auction industry. Richie has been with Caspert Management full-time for over 25 years as an Auction Coordinator. His duties include preparing & conducting our public auctions, as well as being in charge of Removal & Dismantling of Equipment.
Lisa A. Robins – Administrative Assistant
Lisa has served in the non-profit sector for over 15 years as a Program Director for Senior Adults. She has created, marketed, led, and supervised a broad range of cultural, intellectual, physical, educational, and spiritual programs to foster a vibrant lifestyle tailored to meet the needs and interests of a diverse Senior population. Lisa continues to serve as the Director of Camp Dream Street, a day camp for children with cancer and other blood disorders. For the past 15 years, she has created a summer camp program that provides an opportunity, free of charge, for the campers and their siblings to enjoy an awesome summer camp experience. “Living and learning” the family business has allowed her to transition into the auction and appraisal business. Her reputation for combining creative thinking and marketing as well as managing and mentoring has resulted in her initiating innovative ideas as an invaluable asset to Caspert Auctioneers and Appraisers. Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science from Boston University, cum laude, from the College of Communication.