Crown Point, IN (PRWEB) May 01, 2014
Indiana auction company Estate Auction Group of Crown Point, Ind., has recently become a member of MarkNet Alliance, a national network of auction companies that leads the industry in online-only auction platforms.
Formed in 2007, MarkNet Alliance began with 10 companies that joined together to share resources, technology, and best business practices. Today the company has a national footprint and is licensed in more than 40 states, consists of 60 companies, and in the past year had gross auction of more than $650,000,000.00 and total sales including private treaty of more than $1 billion.
“We are very excited to embark on this business venture together,” said Zachary Franks, CAI of Estate Auction Group. “Combining our experience and expertise with the unlimited capabilities of MarkNet Alliance will allow us to help a greater number of individuals and organizations around the world reach their goals.” Business members of MarkNet Alliance conduct an average of 300 auctions every 30 days.
All members of MarkNet Alliance are screened and approved by a nine-panel board before entry into the network. Current board members are serving or have served as the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) President, NAA Vice President, NAA Board of Directors member, NAA Chairman of the Board, NAA Education Institute Chairman, National Auctioneers Foundation Board Members, and NAA Hall of Fame Members. Currently, there are nine NAA past presidents and 11 International Auctioneer Champions in the network. Throughout the MarkNet Alliance network, members employ more than 800 staff members dedicated to the auction method of marketing.
“We are very excited and honored to have Estate Auction Group as part of the MarkNet Alliance,” said Matt Corso, Chief Operating Officer of MarkNet Alliance. “This group exemplifies the quality and integrity of the type of companies we desire to be a part of MarkNet. The local knowledge and experience of their group already make them one of the best companies in the nation, and now they have brought a national servicing organization to help expand their presence.”
About Estate Auction Group
Estate Auction Group was founded by International Champion Auctioneer Shane Ratliff and Zachary Franks, CAI. A full-service auction company serving Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area, Estate Auction Group deals in real estate auctions and marketing, estate auctions, benefit auctions, business liquidations, inventory solutions, personal property appraisals, and land consultations. For more information, visit http://www.EstateAuctionGroup.com or follow the company on Facebook and Twitter.