Marvin Edwin Alexander, CAI

Company
Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales
Address
239 University Street
Martin, TN 38237
Phone
731-587-4244 (Work)
731-225-7368 (Mobile)
731-587-2698 (Fax)
1-800-748-8567 (Toll Free)

Résumé

MARVIN E. ALEXANDER  - PERSONAL RESUME

Marvin's 50 years as a licensed auctioneer, real estate broker and real estate appraiser has earned him a reputation for tireless marketing efforts and top results for his clients.  His knowledge of the auction business assures you of getting the highest price for your property.

Marvin Alexander has personally bought and sold farms, commercial and industrial real estate, residential properties and development land which he has developed into subdivisions, lots and acreage tracts since 1969 in numerous counties in Tennessee and Kentucky.

In addition to dividing his own property he has sold hundreds of farms, commercial, industrial and development acreage tracts and lots through the years both privately and at auction in Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi.  This experience has provided him the knowledge of how to divide and separate farms, acreage, and development land into different parcels to entice and leverage prospective purchasers into paying maximum prices for the property.

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has been a leader in the Real Estate, Industrial and Commercial Equipment Liquidation, Farm and Construction Equipment and Personal Property Auction business for years in Tennessee and joining States.

Marvin was chosen the 1997 All-Round World Champion Bid Calling Auctioneer at Calgary, Canada, in July 1997.

Marvin was chosen the 1989 International Bid Calling Auctioneer Champion at the National Auctioneers Association, July 1989, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marvin was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in 1993.

Marvin was inducted into the National Auctioneers Hall of Fame in July, 2009 at Overland Park, Kansas.

ACHIEVEMENTS

1997 All Around World Champion Auctioneer, Calgary, Canada.

1989 International Auctioneer Champion, July 1989, at the National Auctioneers Association Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio.

1988 - 1 of 15 Finalists in the International Auctioneers Championship, Dallas, Texas.

1988 - Winner of the Tennessee Auctioneer Bid Calling Championship, Nashville Tennessee.

Competed in the World's Livestock Auctioneer Contest and International Auctioneers Contest

                     1983    -     1 of 15 Finalists in World Livestock Auctioneer Contest, Dickson, Tennessee.

                     1980    -     Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Templeton, California.

                     1977    -     Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Calgary, Canada.

                     1976    -     World Champion of Eastern Region, New Holland, Pennsylvania.

                     1974    -     World Champion of Eastern Region, Spokane, Washington.

                     1973    -     Reserved Champion of Eastern Region, Norfolk, Nebraska.

EDUCATION

CAI Degree, Certified Auctioneers Institute Graduate, Bloomington, Indiana

Reisch American School of Auctioneering Graduate, 1961, Mason City, Iowa

University of Tennessee at Martin, two years.  Agricultural and Business Courses

United Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice and Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Courses, Retired Certified General Appraisers License in 2007

National Auctioneer's Association and State Auctioneer's Association Seminar Instructor

Conducted seminars across the United States for the National Auctioneers Association in the following states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Nebraska, Illinois, Alabama, and Oregon.

COMPANY HISTORY

Marvin Alexander is the owner of Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales.  Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales offers a full-service auction company and a real estate company in the business of listing and selling commercial & industrial properties, homes, farms, lots and small acreage tracts to the general public on a commission basis.

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales was founded in 1963 by Marvin Alexander. 

The business office is located in the Alexander Building at 239 University Street, Martin, Tennessee.  Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales is a full-time auction company managing, selling and conducting auctions in Tennessee and surrounding states. 

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has developed and cultivated a clientele that is interested in agricultural, commercial and investment properties, industrial, construction and farm and construction equipment, inventory and related items.

Alexander Auctions is active in selling farm and development land, industrial buildings and industrial equipment, commercial buildings, business liquidations, farm equipment, personal property and specialty auctions.

The Company has a mobile office equipped with computers and the latest high tec equipment to conduct the auction.

Alexander Auctions uses modern sound trucks with modern sound equipment. 

Alexander Auctions uses computerized clerking with a wireless clerking and cashiering system on Auction Day. 

COMPANY LICENSES

Tennessee Auctioneer Firm License #107
Tennessee Auctioneer License #09
Kentucky Auctioneer License # 7140.
Tennessee Real Estate Broker License # 54268
Kentucky Real Estate Broker Licenses #RP7140
Tennessee Contractors License #00039308
Arkansas Auctioneers License # 2360
Arkansas Real Estate License # 72611
Mississippi Auctioneer License # 1392
Mississippi Auction Firm License # 1393F
Mississippi Real Estate License # 20717
(Tennessee Auctioneer’s License is reciprocal with 16 other states; therefore licenses can be obtained by filing applications and paying fees.  14 States do not have auction license laws.)

ASSOCIATIONS

Certified Auctioneers Institute Member
Tennessee Auctioneers Association Member
National Auctioneers Association Member
National & Tennessee Association of Realtors Member

PERSONAL AND COMPANY ACTIVITIES

Tennessee Auctioneer Commission - Board Member, November 2004 to Present

Tennessee Auctioneer Commission – Past Chairman, August 2008 to August 2009 and 1990 to 1991

Tennessee Auctioneer Commission - Former Board Member, 1988 until September 1997

Tennessee Auctioneer Association, Past President, 1976-77

National Auctioneer Association, Board of Directors, 1982-85

Masonic Lodge, Al Chymia Shrine Temple, Memphis, Tennessee,

Member Goodwill Shrine Club, Memphis, Tennessee

Weakley and Obion County’s Board of Realtors, Past President

Member of University of Tennessee Rodeo Booster Club

Member of various high school, 4-H, and booster clubs,

Auctioneer for Ducks Unlimited Banquets

Auctioneer for Wild Turkey Federation Banquets

Auctioneer for University of Tennessee Fund Raisers

Auctioneer for local Church Fund Raisers

Auctioneer for Obion & Weakley County Junior Livestock Fat Calf, Sheep and Hog Show Auction

Auctioneer for Carl Perkins Center for Abused Children

COMPANY HISTORY

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales was founded in 1963 by Marvin E. Alexander.  The business office is located in the Alexander Building at 239 University Street, Martin, Tennessee.  Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales is a full-time auction company managing, selling and conducting auctions in Tennessee and surrounding states.  The Company has handled over 3,750 auctions.

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has developed and cultivated a clientele that is interested in agricultural, commercial and investment properties, industrial, construction and farm and construction equipment, inventory and related items.

Alexander Auctions is active in selling farm and development land, industrial buildings and equipment, commercial buildings, business liquidations, farm equipment, personal property and specialty auctions.

The Company has a mobile office equipped with computers and the latest equipment to conduct and collect the auction.

Alexander Auctions has a modern sound truck with modern sound equipment, computerized clerking with wireless clerking and cashiering system on Auction Day. 

PERSONAL & COMPANY LICENSES

Tennessee Auctioneer Firm License #107
Tennessee Auctioneer License #09
Kentucky Auctioneer License # 7140
Arkansas Auctioneer License # 2012
Mississippi Auction License # 1392
Tennessee Public Automobile Auctioneer License #010
(Tennessee Auctioneer’s License is reciprocal with 16 other states; therefore licenses can be obtained by filing applications and paying fees.  14 States do not have auction license laws.)
Tennessee Real Estate Broker License #054268
Tennessee Real Estate Firm License #054267
Tennessee Contractors License #00039308
Kentucky Real Estate License #168
Arkansas Real Estate License # PB00072611
Mississippi Real Estate License #20717

MARVIN E. ALEXANDER, FOUNDER OF

ALEXANDER AUCTIONS & REAL ESTATE SALES

Marvin was inducted into the National Auctioneer Hall of Fame in July, 2009.

Marvin was chosen the 1989 International Bid Calling Auctioneer Champion at the National Auctioneers Association, July 1989, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marvin was chosen the 1997 All-Round World Champion Bid Calling Auctioneer at Calgary, Canada, in July 1997.

Marvin was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in 1993.

Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has been a leader in the Real Estate, Industrial and Commercial Equipment Liquidation, Farm and Construction Equipment and Personal Property Auction business for years in Tennessee and joining States.

Marvin Alexander is the owner of Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales.  Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales offers a full-service auction company and a real estate company in the business of listing and selling commercial & industrial properties, homes, farms, lots and small acreage tracts to the general public on a commission basis.

Marvin's 47 years as a licensed auctioneer, real estate broker and real estate appraiser has earned him a reputation for tireless marketing efforts and top results for his clients.  His knowledge of the auction business assures you of getting the highest price for your property.

Marvin Alexander has personally bought and sold farms, commercial and industrial real estate, residential properties and development land which he has developed into subdivisions, lots and acreage tracts since 1969 in numerous counties in Tennessee and Kentucky.

In addition to dividing his own property he has sold hundreds of farms, commercial, industrial and development acreage tracts and lots through the years both privately and at auction in Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi.  This experience has provided him the knowledge of how to divide and separate farms, acreage, and development land into different parcels to entice and leverage prospective purchasers into paying maximum prices for the property.

ASSOCIATIONS

Certified Auctioneers Institute Member
Tennessee Auctioneers Association Member
National Auctioneers Association Member
National & Tennessee Association of Realtors Member

AUCTIONEER CHAMPIONSHIPS

1997 All Around World Champion Auctioneer, Calgary, Canada.

1989 International Auctioneer Champion, July 1989, at the National Auctioneers Association Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio.

1988 - 1 of 15 Finalists in the International Auctioneers Championship, Dallas, Texas.

1988 - Winner of the Tennessee Auctioneer Bid Calling Championship, Nashville Tennessee.

Competed in the World's Livestock Auctioneer Contest and International Auctioneers Contest

                     1983    -     1 of 15 Finalists in World Livestock Auctioneer Contest, Dickson, Tennessee.

                     1980    -     Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Templeton, California.

                     1977    -     Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Calgary, Canada.

                     1976    -     World Champion of Eastern Region, New Holland, Pennsylvania.

                     1974    -     World Champion of Eastern Region, Spokane, Washington.

                     1973    -     Reserved Champion of Eastern Region, Norfolk, Nebraska.

EDUCATION

CAI Degree, Certified Auctioneers Institute Graduate, Bloomington, Indiana
Reisch American School of Auctioneering Graduate, 1961, Mason City, Iowa
University of Tennessee at Martin, two years.  Agricultural and Business Courses.
United Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice and Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Courses, Retired Certified General Appraisers License in 2007
National Auctioneer's Association and State Auctioneer's Association Seminar Instructor

Conducted seminars across the United States for the National Auctioneers Association in the following states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Nebraska, Illinois, Alabama, and Oregon.

 

PERSONAL AND COMPANY ACTIVITIES

Tennessee Auctioneer Commission – Former Member, August 2007 to August 2013

Tennessee Auctioneer Commission, - Former Member, 1988 until September 1997 Past Chairman

Tennessee Auctioneer Association, Past President, 1976-77

National Auctioneer Association, Board of Directors, 1982-85

Masonic Lodge, Al Chymia Shrine Temple, Memphis, Tennessee,

Member Goodwill Shrine Club, Memphis, Tennessee

Weakley and Obion County’s Board of Realtors, Past President

Member of University of Tennessee Rodeo Booster Club

Member of various high school, 4-H, and booster clubs,

Auctioneer for Ducks Unlimited Banquets

Auctioneer for Wild Turkey Federation Banquets

Auctioneer for University of Tennessee Fund Raisers

Auctioneer for local Church Fund Raisers

Auctioneer for Obion & Weakley County Junior Livestock Fat Calf, Sheep and Hog Show Auction

2015 Show sales $185,000.00 plus.