HATFIELD, Pa. – Leon Castner has joined Alderfer Auction as their trusts and estate specialist and senior appraiser. Castner has been an auctioneer and appraiser for over 40 years, spending most of his time as owner of Castner Estate Service in Branchville, New Jersey. He is senior partner of National Appraisal Consultants of Hope, New Jersey.
He is a certified USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) instructor and has taught at the collegiate level as well as being the director of education for the International Society of Appraisers and chief appraisal methodology instructor. He has written thousands of professional articles and was the co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show Value This with Brian and Leon.
Castner has a vast general knowledge of antiques and collectibles, even as he specializes in tough appraisal assignments involving blockage, broad evidence, and claims or litigation. He serves as a major expert witness for TASA in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. He presents lectures, meetings and appraisal days with humor, wit and understanding.
Alderfer Auction services Montgomery, Bucks, Berks and Chester counties, as well as the tri-state area. For more information, visit www.alderferauction.com, call 215-393-3000 or visit Alderfer Auction at 501 Fairgrounds Road in Hatfield.