Peter D. Gehres is an auctioneer specializing in benefit auctions and charity galas. He is the 2015 International Auctioneer Champion, has won auctioneer championships in Ohio, Indiana & Michigan and works with charities, non-profits, and other organizations to raise money through live auction events and special appeals.
Gehres is currently a Director of the National Auctioneers Association and is the Past President of the Ohio Auctioneers Association and teaches at The Ohio Auction School. Gehres has appeared on both radio and TV promoting auctions and the auction method of marketing.
Price Range: $1000-$2000
First generation auctioneer who specializes in benefit auctions and consulting with groups and organization on maximizing their auction results. He also sells both personal property and real estate at auction for clients in Ohio and around the Midwest. He is an Auctioneer and Appraiser at Belhorn Auction Services, LLC a Columbus based auction company that conducts specialty and online auctions of American Art Pottery and other valuable collections. He also works as a contract auctioneer for numerous Midwest auction companies. In addition he represents both buyers and seller in traditional and auction real estate transactions as an agent of the Brown Company Real Estate. Gehres is the assistant auction manger for The Super Auction, a biannual auction that brings together auction companies from across the Midwest for an unique event.
Gehres teaches at The Ohio Auction School and Reppert School of Auctioneering and is the owner of Auctions on Track an auction education, leadership training and motivation company that presents auction education and motivational programs to state auctioneers associations as well as other businesses and groups and continuing educational classes.
Gehres is a 2006 graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural and studies in Agricultural Engineering and Economics. Gehres is also a graduate of The Ohio Auction School and Hondros College (Real Estate). He has earned the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation which is the highest education recognition in the auction industry. In addition he earned the Certified Estate Specialist (CES)
National Auctioneers Association
Ohio Auctioneers Association
Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association
Michigan State Auctioneers Association
National Association of Realtors
Ohio Association of Realtors
Columbus Board of Realtors
American Art Pottery Association – Life Member
Ohio State Alumni Association – Life Member
FAA Alumni Association – Life Member
National Speakers Association – Ohio Chapter
Gehres was born in Rural Northwest Ohio in Van Wert County and grew on the family farm which has been in continuous operation since 1875 and which Gehres still manages. He is married and lives in Hilliard, Ohio a suburb of Columbus.
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