Earnest T. Newell established the auctioneering firm in 1907. As we begin our 115th year, we look forward to continuing to bring trusted auctioneering services to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC for years to come. Jonathan Melnick became owner of the firm 1976. Since that time the company has become known as Melnick & Newell Since 1907. We have vast experience in all types of auctions, including charity auctions, foreclosures, industrial buildings, restaurant equipment, household items, antiques, office furniture and equipment, vehicles, construction equipment, luxury waterfront condos, boat slips, resort land, trustees’ sales, and investment properties.
We are a full-service firm, meaning we offer appraisals, marketing, and auctioneering services. We will use all means necessary to get competent buyers to your auction. Our experience, dedication, integrity, and effective use of technology will ensure that your auction is managed efficiently from beginning to end, bringing you top dollar for your property. Because we hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards, we enjoy a good reputation that is trusted by both buyers and sellers.