AGILE Auctioneering

Agile Auctioneering for Maximum Conversion

Experience AGILE Auctioneering

Agility means more than just being different. It means recognizing that there are important dimensions of auction performance that can be better achieved through more accurate appraisals, better previews and better integration of on site and online auctions.

After 60 years of developing the skills and savvy that has gained the respect of clients throughout the world, we saw the auction business changing and knew our business needed to change too, so we began with a new vision. An agile vision, to bring more to the cycle of leveraging your assets.

That’s why we started over. And why we believe we are able to deliver more to clients.

At M Davis, we are leveraging our decades of experience and the new thinking of a new generation of auctioneers to advance the profession and advance our ability to maximize results for our clients

By looking forward, not back with innovation, daring and results.

In a word: AGILE.

  • Accurate Appraisals
  • Great Marketing
  • Innovative Auctions
  • Logistics & Payment
  • Effective Follow-Through

Meet the Team

We Take Your Business Very Personally. Our expert M Davis team makes us the auction industry leader. We continue to be recognized for our fair and accurate appraisals. This reputation results in loyal customers that will travel to attend our auctions and participate online.

 

Martin I. Davis
ASA & CEO

Evaluate, Communicate & Execute
During his 30 years experience in the business of turning tangible assets into capital Marty has learned that the best business practices are to listen to expectations, perform educated evaluations and produce the best buyers for a sale. His reputation for bringing extensive knowledge to a deal is unrivaled. As principal Auctioneer and Appraiser, he has coordinated, directed, and participated in thousands of appraisals and sales across a broad spectrum of industries—including heavy industrial, manufacturing, and food processing.

Marty has successfully held the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) since 2000. He is a licensed Auctioneer in 24 states, and through reciprocal relationships is registered in every state in the United States. He also conducts several charity auctions, pro bono, every year. He received a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

   

Harry S. Davis
President

Evaluate, Communicate & Execute
Harry graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in psychology and minors in religion and black world studies.  Harry is an avid fan and practitioner of the martial arts with a background in wrestling and Brazilian jiujitsu. As in any sport, hard work, attention to detail and perseverance produce success.

 Harry built out our invaluable online sales department including monthly and bi-weekly auctions. He has been instrumental in the development of the M Davis Group Auction Showroom in Pittsburgh, PA where the company currently conducts quarterly live auctions to liquidate surplus food and beverage assets. Additionally, he founded and manages M Davis Group Europe – the European division of M Davis Group.

With over 15 years of direct experience in auctions and equipment sales, Harry possesses a wealth of experience and knowledge that consistently produces results.

Harry is an accredited appraiser and a licensed auctioneer.

   

Kevin Detman
Director of Operations & Site Manager

Kevin leads our auction prep and set-up teams. He provides vital support in the valuation process. Kevin has worked on thousands of transactions in his 20+ years in the auction and appraisal industries.

His mechanical and manufacturing expertise are essential to project execution in all industries. He provides invaluable support on sales and appraisals for our clients.

Joann Guercio
Director of Operations & Site Manager

Joann began work with the late Harry Davis in 1975. As onsite auction and appraisal support and auction office coordinator, Joann’s attention to detail provides a seamless experience for MDG’s clients.

In her almost 40 years of experience she has tackled all aspects of our business. Joann’s collective knowledge of our industry’s history is known and respected industry wide..

Thomas Paulone, Jr.
Auction Coordinator

Tommy started with MDG as a summer intern in college. After two summers, he was ready to sign on to our team full time. At Waynesburg University, Tommy received a degree in Criminal Justice and was well recognized for his team leadership as a captain on the football team.

His focus on business development, onsite support and customer retention projects are invaluable. He contributes every day to MDG’s competitive edge.

   

We Want to Hear from You!

Timely Support

M Davis Group has customer service right – we’re quick & always follow up in a timely manner to ensure our clients’ needs are met & exceeded. Recognizing that there are important dimensions of auction performance that can be better achieved through more accurate appraisals, better marketing & better integration of onsite & online auctions.

Innovative Ideas

The most innovative business ideas come from methodically analyzing areas of opportunity, which lie in the auction, real estate & equipment industry, via both onsite & online auctions. Our clients & partners rely on us to liquidate & underutilized assets into working capital. Many of the industries largest international food & beverage companies rely via onsite auctions to recover investments in their equipment.

Advanced Technology

We offer a core of solutions that are customized for commercial, manufacturing & real estate. We focus on your technology needs & offer specific solutions for your onsite & online auction needs, giving you stress-free bidding no matter where you’re located. MDG now offers our customers a more technology driven, diverse array of solutions including newly manufactured equipment built to your specifications.

Clear Communication

Our skills & experience with decades of experience we efficiently, clearly & concisely keep in constant communication with our clients. By listening to our clients’ experiences both positive and even negative, we promise we will always be improving our communication & never make the same mistake twice. We take your business personally. This business, like all business, is about the people.

FEATURED AUCTIONS

Our clients & partners rely on us to liquidate & underutilized assets into working capital.
Food & Beverage Equip Auction at the MDG Auction ShowroomFebruary 13th – 20th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Food & Beverage Equip Auction at the MDG Auction Showroom
February 13th – 20th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Bakery & Food Processing Equipment Auction @ the MDG Auction ShowroomFebruary 20th – 27th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Bakery & Food Processing Equipment Auction @ the MDG Auction Showroom
February 20th – 27th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Construction Vehicles & Heavy Equipment AuctionFebruary 26th – March 4th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Construction Vehicles & Heavy Equipment Auction
February 26th – March 4th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Short Notice Sale! Complete 1 Gallon PET Bottling LineMarch 2nd – 9th, 2020Eastern PA

Short Notice Sale! Complete 1 Gallon PET Bottling Line
March 2nd – 9th, 2020
Eastern PA

Commercial Kitchen & Cafeteria Auction (Surplus to IBM)March 2nd – 10th, 2020Hopewell Junction, NY

Commercial Kitchen & Cafeteria Auction (Surplus to IBM)
March 2nd – 10th, 2020
Hopewell Junction, NY

Water Purification, Chemical Laboratory & Surplus Equipment Auction (Surplus to IBM)March 4th – 12th, 2020Hopewell Junction, NY

Water Purification, Chemical Laboratory & Surplus Equipment Auction (Surplus to IBM)
March 4th – 12th, 2020
Hopewell Junction, NY

Short Notice! Personal Care & Beauty Products Plant: Sensible OrganicsMarch 11th – 18th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Short Notice! Personal Care & Beauty Products Plant: Sensible Organics
March 11th – 18th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Dole Food Company AuctionMarch 12th – 19th, 2020Atwater, CA

Dole Food Company Auction
March 12th – 19th, 2020
Atwater, CA

Food R&D and Bakery Processing & Packaging Equip Auction at the MDG Auction ShowroomApril 7th – 14th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Food R&D and Bakery Processing & Packaging Equip Auction at the MDG Auction Showroom
April 7th – 14th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Multi-Location Food & Beverage Equipment AuctionApril 9th – 16th, 2020Various Locations

Multi-Location Food & Beverage Equipment Auction
April 9th – 16th, 2020
Various Locations

2016-2018 Complete Automatic Rotary Premade Pouch Packaging Line Immediately Available for Negotiated SaleYoungstown, OH

2016-2018 Complete Automatic Rotary Premade Pouch Packaging Line
Immediately Available for Negotiated Sale
Youngstown, OH

Immediately Available – (2) Stephan TC 300 Combicut Batch MixersLocated at the MDG ShowroomCall 412-521-5751 for Pricing!

Immediately Available – (2) Stephan TC 300 Combicut Batch Mixers
Located at the MDG Showroom
Call 412-521-5751 for Pricing!

Flavormatic – Flavor Manufacturing Facility Auction in Upstate New York23 ACRES – REAL PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR SALEUpstate NY

Flavormatic – Flavor Manufacturing Facility Auction in Upstate New York
23 ACRES – REAL PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR SALE
Upstate NY

Immediately Available – (2) 2014 Nova 12-Pocket Rotary Drinkable Yogurt FillersLocated at the MDG ShowroomCall 412-521-5751 for Pricing!

Immediately Available – (2) 2014 Nova 12-Pocket Rotary Drinkable Yogurt Fillers
Located at the MDG Showroom
Call 412-521-5751 for Pricing!

Available NOW – (3) Silos from 10k – 20k GallonLocated in New EnglandCall 412-521-5751 for More Details!

Available NOW – (3) Silos from 10k – 20k Gallon
Located in New England
Call 412-521-5751 for More Details!

California Aseptic Food & Beverage EquipmentAvailable for Immediate PurchaseSouthern California

California Aseptic Food & Beverage Equipment
Available for Immediate Purchase
Southern California

Available for Immediate Sale!Pittsburgh, PA

Available for Immediate Sale!
Pittsburgh, PA

Surplus to Nestlé: Pureed Foods Processing and Glass Bottle Filling LinesDate TBDArkansas

Surplus to Nestlé: Pureed Foods Processing and Glass Bottle Filling Lines
Date TBD
Arkansas

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