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 P&P Asset Auction from Major ProducersJuly 30th –  August 6th, 2020Various Locations

Food & Beverage P&P Asset Auction from Major Producers
July 30th – August 6th, 2020
Various Locations

Summer Sale @ the MDG Auction Showroom featuring Beautiful Food & Beverage Processing EquipmentAugust 4 – 11, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Summer Sale @ the MDG Auction Showroom featuring Beautiful Food & Beverage Processing Equipment
August 4 – 11, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

México (4) Plant Auction for the World’s Largest Food & Beverage ProducerAugust 27, 2020Various Locations, Mexico

México (4) Plant Auction for the World’s Largest Food & Beverage Producer
August 27, 2020
Various Locations, Mexico

Whole Foods Commissary & Gluten-Free Bakery(2) Plant AuctionAugust 20th – 27th, 2020Morrisville, NC

Whole Foods Commissary & Gluten-Free Bakery
(2) Plant Auction

August 20th – 27th, 2020
Morrisville, NC

Dole Food Co. Trucks, Cars, Farming & Agricultural EquipmentAugust 21st – 28th, 2020Merced, CA

Dole Food Co. Trucks, Cars, Farming & Agricultural Equipment
August 21st – 28th, 2020
Merced, CA

Gateway Towers Condo Office Space AuctionSeptember 1st, 2020Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA

Gateway Towers Condo Office Space Auction
September 1st, 2020
Fort Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA

Late Model Seed, Grain, Hemp & Nut Processing EquipmentSeptember 2nd – 9th, 2020Denver, CO

Late Model Seed, Grain, Hemp & Nut Processing Equipment
September 2nd – 9th, 2020
Denver, CO

Prepared Foods (RTE) & Vegetable Processing Equipment AuctionSeptember 3rd – 10th, 2020Indianapolis, IN

Prepared Foods (RTE) & Vegetable Processing Equipment Auction
September 3rd – 10th, 2020
Indianapolis, IN

September Multi-Location Consignment Auction for Food, Dairy & Beverage Processing & Packaging EquipmentSeptember 16th – 23rd, 2020Various Locations

September Multi-Location Consignment Auction for Food, Dairy & Beverage Processing & Packaging Equipment
September 16th – 23rd, 2020
Various Locations

Butter, Ice Cream & Fluid Milk Equip AuctionSeptember 22nd – 29th, 2020Winnsboro & Sulphur Springs, TX

Butter, Ice Cream & Fluid Milk Equip Auction
September 22nd – 29th, 2020
Winnsboro & Sulphur Springs, TX

Dairy, Food & Bev Processing, Packaging, and R&D Asset Auction at the M Davis Group ShowroomSeptember 23rd – 30th, 2020Pittsburgh, PA

Dairy, Food & Bev Processing, Packaging, and R&D Asset Auction at the M Davis Group Showroom
September 23rd – 30th, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA

Bakery Equipment, Vemag Robot500, Ammonia Compressors & SeparatorsImmediately AvailableMexico & USA

Bakery Equipment, Vemag Robot500, Ammonia Compressors & Separators
Immediately Available
Mexico & USA

Potato, French Fry and Vegetable Processing Plant EquipmentDate: TBDGrand Island, NE

Potato, French Fry and Vegetable Processing Plant Equipment
Date: TBD
Grand Island, NE

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

Feldmeier 50,000 Gallon Silo TankImmediately AvailableNew England

Feldmeier 50,000 Gallon Silo Tank
Immediately Available
New England

California Aseptic Food & Beverage EquipmentAvailable for Immediate PurchaseSouthern California

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

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