Will McLemore, CAI
Will McLemore has sold more than $60 million of real estate and personal property at auction.
A native of Nashville, Mr. McLemore holds a BA from Yale University in New Haven, CT. He studied auctioneering at the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in High Point, NC, and then went on to work in the contemporary art department at Sotheby's in New York.
Mr. McLemore served as a salesperson with J. P. King Auction Company in Gadsden, Alabama from 1999 until his promotion to Regional Vice President in 2003. As Regional Vice President, Mr. McLemore managed J. P. King's business in the Southwestern United States. With J. P. King, Mr. McLemore arranged several of its high profile sales including the sale of Barbara Mandrell's home, Fontanel, among others.
During 2005 and 2006, Mr. McLemore developed a real estate auction division for the world's largest industrial auction company, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. During his tenure, Mr. McLemore grew sales in the United States from zero in 2004 to more than $15 million in 2006.
In 2006, Mr. McLemore founded McLemore Auction Company, LLC and opened its Nashville headquarters. He created the company to provide owners of real estate and personal property in Tennessee with a high quality auction service.
Mr. McLemore is currently a Trustee of the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Auctioneers Association. He is immediate past President of the Middle Tennessee Auctioneers Group and a member of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.
Mr. McLemore received the prestigious Certified, Auctioneers' Institute (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, in 2003.