Best auction team
Best auction team
Jack has nearly 30 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience. He was with Russell Investments for 10 years in their Pension Outsourcing practice, and he previously worked at Gartner, Inc., managing one of their largest global clients, Cisco Systems. Boathouse Auctions is the evolution of Jack’s experience in the businesses of investment and technology. By applying technology to yacht sales, he saw the opportunity to use auctions as a choice for high-net-worth sellers who prefer liquidity on their own timeline. Jack is a graduate of Syracuse University.
Harley has 40 years of experience in finance and operations management in a variety of public and private companies. He holds a Master 100 Ton USCG license, is a US Sailing Cruising and CoNav Instructor, and has logged over 100,000 miles on the water. Harley is a two-time circumnavigator, first with his wife in the mid-2000’s aboard their Hans Christian 41, and more recently with his wife and daughter aboard their Deerfoot 63, Kailani. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University and obtained a Masters in Economics from the Colorado School of Mines.
Peter is active in the industry as a yacht broker as well as overseeing operations of a yacht brokerage firm. Peter has held senior management positions in international sales, marketing, and engineering, as well as serving on corporate boards. He has served as a mentor at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, Yale University, and was appointed to the ‘Green Launching Pad Commission’ by the Governor of New Hampshire. Peter is a graduate of the University of Birmingham with honors in physics and minors in mathematics and chemistry. Peter holds several US and European patents.
Jason was introduced to the marine industry while attending college in Ohio. Upon graduation, he moved to South Florida and began working as a yacht broker and captain before accepting a position in 1996 with Luke Brown Yachts. LBY afforded Jason the opportunity to work with a wide range of yachts and clientele throughout the Americas, Caribbean, and Europe, and in 2012 he became a full partner. Jason is a graduate of Heidelberg College where he earned dual bachelor degrees in psychology and political science and he is a member of the American Society of Appraisers.
Chris was born into a boating family and became deeply interested in how boats were designed and constructed. Since the late 1980’s, Chris has worked in the marine industry on everything as shipwright, sparbuilder, rigger, foreman, surveyor, and captain. Chris has raced and cruised tens of thousands of miles, he holds a Master 100 Ton USCG license and is the owner of an Alberg-designed Alajuela 38, which he sails out of San Francisco.