Paul Saperstein ~ CEO
Paul founded the company in 1962 and has been an industry icon for over 40 years. Paul has built a full service auction company based on his ethics and commitment to offer the finest auction services to financial institutions, law firms and state and government agencies. After three decades, the firm has maintained its legacy of leadership by maintaining its moral principles and integrity throughout the industry. Paul was instrumental in the legislation of the Massachusetts Auctioneers Licensing Law and is a lifetime member of the Massachusetts State Auctioneers Association. Paul focuses his time by overseeing the company operations. Much of Paul’s time is dedicated to philanthropy work and charity events. Paul was most recently honored by HandiKids as the 2005 Man of the Year. Paul is a past President of the Massachusetts State Auctioneers Association and was on the Board of Directors of the Milton Hospital. Currently Paul is a committee member of the Central Artery Beautification Project for the City of Boston.
Michael Saperstein ~ Executive Vice President
Michael Saperstein joined the firm of Paul E. Saperstein Co., Inc. on a full-time basis since 1981. He has also worked in this field for over 10 years on a part-time basis. Michael is engaged in the business of conducting auctions and personal property appraisals. His field of expertise is with equipment in the food service industry and others. Specializing in the liquidation (auction) of commercial corporations and appraisals for asset-based lending and financial purposes. Michael also has 15+ years experience and prior acceptance as expert witness in Massachusetts Bankruptcy and assorted courts testifying on behalf of financial, legal and private individuals and corporations. Michael has successfully completed and graduated from the following programs: International Society of Appraisers (ISA) core courses, classes in Ethics as well as USPAP (Uniform Standard Practices Appraisal Performance), American Society of Appraisers (ASA) courses, Auction Marketing Institute (AMI) GPPA (Graduate of Personal Property Appraiser) courses. Additionally Michael is a member of The International Society of Appraisers, the American Society of Appraisers, the Auction Marketing Institute, the National Auctioneers Association & the Massachusetts State Auctioneers Association.
Walter Nordberg ~ Division Manager of Personal Property
Wally has been with the company and performing auctions and appraisals for the last twenty-five years and has been a licensed auctioneer for the last twenty years. Walter specializes in construction, farming, trucks and trailers and heavy equipment sales and appraisals. He has been a member of the Massachusetts State Auctioneer Association, National Auctioneer Association and International Society of Appraisers for more then twenty years. Walter has 12+ year’s experience and prior acceptance as expert witness in Massachusetts Bankruptcy and assorted courts.
Ralph Stewart ~ Auction Logistic Manager
Ralph Stewart has been with the company for twenty-seven years. He performs full service appraisals for dozens of industries and deals with attorneys, assignees and trustees on a daily basis. Ralph specializes in woodworking and metal shop machine shops, the printing industry and injection molding plant auctions and appraisals. Ralph is a licensed auctioneer in both MA and NH.
John Ryan ~ Auction Accounting Manager
John Ryan has been with the company for the last three years. John is responsible for the organization and administration for all of the Personal Property auctions. He manages all monetary and bookkeeping aspects of the Personal Property auctions including preparation, auction logistics and the entire removal process. He performs full service appraisals for many industries and deals with attorneys, assignees and trustees. John specializes in the fitness industry, retail stores, household goods and sporting goods.
Robert DeCelle ~ Auction Coordination Manager
Robert DeCelle has been with the company for the last sixteen years and is responsible for the organization and administration for all of the Personal Property auctions. He performs full service appraisals for dozens of industries and deals with attorneys, assignees and trustees on a daily basis. Robert specializes in office furniture and equipment, computers and hi-tech equipment, testing equipment and medical and dental labs.