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Our Staff

Ron Steinman, President

Ron Steinman, President

Ron Steinman is the owner and president of AAA Auction Service, Inc.  Ron is a Real Estate Broker and specializes in commercial appraisals, commercial liquidation auctions, and commercial real estate sales. Ron resides in New Haven with his wife, Cathy.  Ron enjoys spending time with his grandchildren Grant and Hannah.

Phone: 260-493-6585
Toll Free: 800-493-6585
Email: ron@aaaauctionservice.com

Education and Training
  • Reppert School of Auctioneering, 1994
  • Troyer Real Estate Career School, 1995
  • Continuous professional education and training through the IAA, NAA, ASA, and CAGA via seminars, conventions, and continuing education opportunities
  • Maintain a research library and subscriptions to price guides and reference books for appraisals
Experience and Expert Witness
Experience

  • 29 years conducting FF&E appraisals for dozens of attorneys, banks, and large corporations
  • 29 years working and managing every aspect of commercial, estate, and real estate auctions
  • 24 years selling real estate in the State of Indiana

Expert Witness Acceptance as an Appraiser

  • U.S. District Court, Fort Wayne, IN
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Circuit Court, Allen County, IN
Designations, Certifications and Licenses
Designations/Certifications

  • Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) designated by National Auctioneer’s Association (NAA)
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) certified
  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Associate Member #030721
  • Certified Appraiser Guild of America (CAGA) certified

Licenses

  • Indiana Auctioneer License #AU09200181
  • Indiana Real Estate License #PB21200309
  • Ohio Auctioneer License #2002000136
  • Michigan Auctioneer License
  • Federal Firearms License #4-35-003-01-7E-05782
Business Associations
  • National Auctioneers Association
  • Indiana Auctioneers Association (District II – Past Chairman)
  • Ohio Auctioneers Association
  • Michigan State Auctioneers Association
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • Certified Appraiser’s Guild of America
  • New Haven Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
  • New Haven City Councilman, At Large, 2004-2016
  • Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corp/Citilink, Board of Directors, 2013-Present

Dan Dowler, Manager

Dan Dowler, Assistant Manager

Dan Dowler is a staff auctioneer and assistant manager at AAA Auction Service, Inc. His roles include auction house operations manager, commercial auction manager, and crew supervisor. Dan enjoys spending time outdoors and playing in rec sports leagues.

Phone: 260-493-6585
Toll Free: 800-493-6585
Email: dan@aaaauctionservice.com

Professional Work Experience

  • AAA Auction Service, Inc. – Auction assistant, 2010; Crew supervisor, 2013; Operations manager and Staff auctioneer, 2014; Commercial auction manager, 2015.

Education and Training

  • Reppert Auction School, 2013

Professional License

  • Indiana Auctioneer License #AU11400009

Nick Fifer, Manager

Nick Fifer, Assistant Manager

Nick Fifer is an assistant manager at AAA Auction Service, Inc. His roles include auction house consignment manager, real estate auction manager, and personal property appraisal assistant. Nick resides in New Haven with his wife. He is an aviation enthusiast, avid golfer, and supports Purdue University and the Evans Scholars Foundation.

Phone: 260-493-6585
Toll Free: 800-493-6585
Email: nick@aaaauctionservice.com

Professional Work Experience

  • AAA Auction Service, Inc. – Auction assistant, 2010; Personal property appraisal assistant, 2012; Consignment manager and Real estate auction assistant, 2014; Staff auctioneer and Real estate auction manager, 2015.

Education and Training

  • Reppert Auction School, 2015
  • BS, Purdue University, 2008

Professional License

  • Indiana Auctioneer License #AU11500033

Memberships

  • National Auctioneers Association
  • Indiana Auctioneers Association

Associate Staff – Jarron Miller

Associate Staff – Jarron Miller

Jarron Miller is a freelance auctioneer who has been a part of our team since 2013. He works the regional auto auction circuit, as well as horse auctions and related events throughout the country. Jarron is a talented bid caller and the 2015 Indiana State Champion Auctioneer. His Indiana auctioneer license number is AU11300004.

Phone: 260-493-6585
Toll Free: 800-493-6585

Associate Staff – Rainelle Shockome

Associate Staff – Rainelle Shockome

Rainelle Shockome is a freelance auctioneer who has been a part of our team since 2016. She is a 2015 graduate of Reppert Auction School, and an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, as well as the Indiana Auctioneers Association. Rainelle has been an Associate Real Estate Broker with Metzger Property Services since 2000. She enjoys all aspects of the auction business. Rainelle’s IN Auction License is #AU11600006, and her Real Estate License is #RB14043378.

Phone: 260-493-6585
Toll Free: 800-493-6585

The Team at AAA Auction Service

The Team

We are proud to have a talented and fun group that works very hard to make each auction a success! Rob Anderson and Jerry Sheetz, pickup and setup. Kim Kiess, clerking and setup. Cindy Roy and Cheryl Stano, setup and office. Not pictured is Austin Sommer, pickup and setup.

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