About Heritage Auctions - New York Offices

New York Offices

Heritage Auctions is the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world. Our New York Auction House and office, located in Manhattan at 445 Park Ave, offers auctions and appraisals for a wide range of collectibles including Fine Art, Coins & Currency, Comics, Entertainment Memorabilia, Jewelry & Luxury Accessories, Fine Wine, and many others. We are also the undisputed internet leader in our field, a testament to the usefulness of our website, our reputation for professional business practices and our vast expertise in the field of art and collectibles.

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Address:
445 Park Ave. (at 57th Street)
New York, NY 10022
Main Number: 212-486-3500
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Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM ET - 6:00 PM ET
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Greg Rohan
Greg Rohan
President
Greg@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)

At the age of eight, Greg Rohan started collecting coins and by 1971, at the age of 10, he was buying and selling coins from a dealer’s table at trade shows in his hometown of Seattle. His business grew rapidly, and in 1987 he joined Heritage as Executive Vice-President. Today, as President of Heritage, in addition to being the partner in charge of Heritage’s office in New York City, his responsibilities include overseeing the firm’s private client group and working with top collectors in every field in which Heritage is active. Greg has been involved with many of the rarest items and most important collections handled by the firm, including the purchase and sale of the Ed Trompeter Collection (included in the Guinness Book of World Records). During his career, Greg has handled more than $1 billion of property for consignors. He has provided expert testimony for the United States Attorney and for the Federal Trade Commission, and has appeared as an expert on CNN, CNBC, Anderson Cooper, ABC, and CBS. He works with collectors, consignors, and their advisors regarding significant collections in every one of Heritage’s 35 categories. The clients he has worked with have included the families of actor John Wayne and publisher Malcolm Forbes, Random House Publishing, Time-Warner, Frito-Lay, Stanford University, Columbia University, and The Smithsonian Institution to name just a few. Greg is a past Chairman of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) for North Texas, and is a current member of WPO in both Dallas and New York. He is an active supporter of the arts, is an advisor to the board at Austin College, and is a member of the Tate Lecture Board of Directors at Southern Methodist University. He co-authored the award-winning “Collectors Estate Handbook,” and he served two terms on the seven-person Advisory Board at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.


Kathleen Guzman
Kathleen Guzman
Managing Director, New York
Kathleen@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1672

Kathleen Guzman is a recognized appraiser and auctioneer with over thirty years experience in the art and antiques industry. Ms. Guzman is the Managing Director of Heritage Auctions in New York, the third largest auction house based in Dallas. She has personally auctioned over 1,500 sales with over $1 Million objects valued at over $1 Billion US dollars. She brings 15 years experience from the world-renown international auction house Christie’s, selling such items as a Monet watercolor for $4.3 Million and the Ruby Slippers from the Wizard of Oz for $660,000. She was the former President of Christie’s East and President of Phillips Auctioneers, as well as Senior Vice-President of Business Development at Ebay.

 

Ms. Guzman is frequently quoted in print, radio and has been seen on television regarding the art and antiques market and spokesperson for the art market on such shows as Oprah, Good Morning America, Today, CNN and Sally Jessy Raphael. She appears as an expert on the PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” for the past seventeen years, as on-air host for Good Life TV, host at QVC, and frequent guest for the Treasure channel satellite cable station in, “Treasure Seekers” and Metro TV’s “Antique Show and Sell”. She also has co-starred for the pilot TV show “For What It’s Worth” with Robin Leach and is a contributing editor to the Miller’s Antique Collector’s Books writing articles recently. She was the Director of Hubert Gallery, specializing in Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso for two years, and is professionally, an independent consultant, a USPAP certified art appraiser, writer and charity auctioneer.

 

She holds an Executive M.B.A. from Columbia University and has a Master’s Degree in Art History from Queen’s College. Ms. Guzman lectures extensively on the art market for the American Appraiser’s Association, New York University, Bard College and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Ms. Guzman also auctions extensively for charitable causes including Make-a-Wish, Juvenile Diabetes and Housing Works to name a few, with noted celebrities. Her present and past clients include Bloomberg, Inc, the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, Barbra Streisand, the estate of Tom Thumb and the artist John Graham.


Nicholas Dawes
Nicholas Dawes
VP, Special Collections, New York
NickD@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1605

Nick began his career in his native England in the late 1960's and brings forty years of experience in the antiques and fine art auction business. He emigrated to New York in 1979 and has pursued his career there as an auctioneer, appraiser, author, lecturer and antiques dealer. He is a former Department Head and auctioneer at Phillips and at Sotheby's in New York, and has organized his own auctions at several prominent auction houses including Doyle and Rago, where his annual events dedicated to the art of Lalique received great critical acclaim between 2000 and 2006. He also conceived and helped organize two of the most successful live auctions of sports memorabilia in the history of the hobby. He has held an annual exhibition and sale of Lalique glass hood ornaments at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance since 1993, and is considered this country's leading authority on the work of Rene Lalique. Nick is the author of three standard works on decorative arts which have collectively sold over 100,000 copies, together with scores of articles, and lectures widely internationally.  He has been a faculty member of Parsons, the New School for Design, since 1984, and has taught Luxury Marketing at Columbia Business School and courses on English and French furniture at the Bard Graduate Center.  He first appeared as an appraiser on 'Antiques Roadshow' for PBS in the second ever broadcast of the show, and has appeared regularly ever since, discussing ceramics, glass, silver and other decorative arts.

Aviva Lehmann
Aviva Lehmann
Director of American Art, New York
AvivaL@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1519

Aviva Lehmann joined Heritage in January 2013 after fourteen years in the auction industry. With over ten years of in-depth knowledge and experience in American Art, she holds a broad interest in all aspects of the field. Ms. Lehmann previously served as Vice President, Specialist in the American Art department at Christie’s, where she was instrumental in establishing dozens of auction records in virtually every category of American Art. While directing their mid-season auctions in 2004-6 she doubled the value of these sales. Additionally Ms. Lehmann has lectured on American Art at museums and institutions throughout the country.
 
Prior to her tenure at Christie’s, Ms. Lehmann worked for two years as assistant curator of Judaica at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Ms. Lehmann graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Yeshiva University.


Lee Iskowitz
Lee Iskowitz
Consignment Director & Vintage Sports Card Expert
LeeI@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1601

Lee is a twenty year veteran of the sports card and memorabilia industry.  Lee’s trading card expertise was cultivated through a four year tour as an expert for the Sportscard Guaranty Corporation (SGC), where he served as Senior Grader. Lee joined the Heritage team in June 2007 and now uses his specialized knowledge to maximize financial return for consignors of trading cards to Heritage Auctions.


Rachel Peart
Rachel Peart
Director, Photographs, New York
RPeart@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1625

Rachel Peart, a Kansas native, earned her BFA in Art History from the University of Kansas in 2006.  After college, she interned with the Registrar at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City where she began to develop her interest in Photography. Rachel joined Heritage Auctions in 2007 as a Consignment Coordinator in the Rare Books department. A year later, she advanced to Project Manager and Lead Cataloger for the Fine Art Department. Rachel joined Heritage’s New York office in the Fall of 2011 and was promoted to Director of Photographs. She has brought numerous private and corporate collections to the market and actively travels the United States promoting Heritage Auctions while seeking new consignments in Photographs and Modern & Contemporary Art. Rachel is a member of ArtTable and IFAR (International Foundation for Art Research).  


Delia E. Sullivan
Delia E. Sullivan
Senior Specialist, Consignment Director
DeliaS@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1343

With a Master's Degree in Cultural Anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York City, Delia E. Sullivan studied Primitive Art with Ted Carpenter and Shamanism with Michael Harner. She worked for 14 years at Christie's in New York City, seven of which were spent as head of the American Indian Art Department. From 2000 through 2007, Delia managed two auctions a year in that capacity, during which she significantly raised the profitability and reputation of her department.

Max Brownawell
Max Brownawell
Consignment Director, Luxury Accessories, NY
MaxB@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1693

Max Brownawell is Consignment Director and Specialist for Luxury Accessories at Heritage’s New York office. Max has years of experience in the luxury resale market. As a teenager, he bought and sold pre-owned luxury accessories under his own name, and later founded an online luxury accessories company before attending the University of Virginia. Max also gained experience in luxury goods authentication and merchandising while working at The Real Real in San Francisco and New York.


Michael Fossner
Michael Fossner
Consignment Director, Watches & Timepieces, NY
MichaelF@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1208

Michael Fossner is a Consignment Director for Timepieces at Heritage’s New York office. Michael is a Graduate Gemologist and an Accredited Jewelry Professional and the fifth-generation of a family in the watch business. Growing up, Michael learned the trade in his father’s business, New York’s J & P Timepieces, while attending trade shows with his family. He eventually became the company’s website and sales manager, focusing on ecommerce sales of high-end timepieces. Michael also has degrees in International Business and Marketing from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in College Park.  Following his studies, he served six months as an apprentice for a watch dealer in Switzerland.


Cassandra Hutzler
Cassandra Hutzler
Receptionist/Client Service Representative, New York
CassandraH@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1368

Cassandra Hutzler originally trained as a ballet dancer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but once in college realized she preferred the business side of the performing arts better.  After graduating from Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) with a Bachelor of Science in Arts Administration she moved to New York to work at American Ballet Theatre, assisting in fundraising and special events for patrons.  Prior to joining Heritage Auctions in 2010 she worked at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. as a ticket concierge for major donors attending ballet, opera and orchestra performances at the world famous venue.  Cassandra has lived in Manhattan for nearly 20 years, making her a wonderful resource to clients visiting the city.

Alex Miller
Alex Miller
Consignment Director, Comics & Comic Art, New York
AMiller@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1861

Alex Miller joined Heritage in 2012 as part of the expansion of the company’s New York-based staff of experts.  Alex turned his passion for comics into a full-time job by helping to open and manage the Sunnyvale, CA based comic shop ComicsConspiracy, while in college gaining a degree in Computer Science.  He then spent 12 years as a Wall Street consultant in the fields of computer programming and project management until in 2003, he started a business as an eBay auctioneer specializing in Silver, Bronze and Copper Age key appearance comic books and classic cars from the 1960s and 70s. 


Sarah Miller
Sarah Miller
Director of Numismatics, New York
SarahM@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1597

Sarah Miller is Director of Numismatics at Heritage’s New York office and brings a lifelong passion for U.S. Coins. A student of numismatics since age 11, she first fell in love with U.S. coins and the history behind them while attending her first coin show. This led to a job in rare coins throughout high school and college, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Central College in Naperville, Ill., with a degree in Finance and Economics. She amassed an impressive list of accomplishments during her studies and is a past member of the Financial Management Association National Honor Society, the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society and was a participant in the Honors Council of the Illinois Region. Sarah assists Heritage clients with their rare coin collections on a daily basis in addition to being a regular contributor to the Heritage Blog. She is also a current member of the American Numismatic Association. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, taking ballet classes, knitting, and baking. 


Karen Sampieri
Karen Sampieri
Director, Jewelry, New York
KarenS@HA.com
1-877-HERITAGE (437-4824)  x1542

Karen Sampieri, a New York native, began her career at the Gemological Institute of America as a resident student, following her undergrad studies in Social Science at Hofstra. The move was a coupling of her love of science with her passion for art, inspired in part by her father, a diamond setter and independent diamond dealer. In 1995, Karen joined Christie’s and, within two years, was promoted to head cataloguer for Christie’s Park Avenue. There she was responsible for cataloguing all Fine and Magnificent auctions, which contained some of the world’s finest jewelry and rarest of gemstones. In 1999, Karen accepted a position at Tiffany & Company, where she stayed for 13 years, rising to Senior Colored Gemstone Buyer. She has traveled the world procuring some of the world’s most sought-after colored stones and is regarded as a top expert in colored gemstones.

 

Now, as Director of Jewelry for Heritage Auctions’ New York office, Karen oversees the day-to-day jewelry operations of the company’s East Coast branch. She has served as Director of Education, Co-President, Past Co-President Director of Membership and remains an Advisor for the Women’s Jewelry Association, Metro Chapter. She is a GIA Alumni member and sits on the school’s Program Advisory Committee. Karen is a member of the American Society of Jewelry Historians as well as the New York Jewelers Club.            

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