About Us

About Us


Baer Auctioneers was founded in 1947 by Emmet Baer who graduated the same year from Reppert’s School of Auctioneering in Decatur Indiana. Jim Baer joined his father with the business after graduating from Reppert’s in 1961. Brothers Ken and Wade Baer, all graduating from Reppert's in 1983 and 2002 respectively are the third generation taking the business into the future.

Baer Auctioneers has conducted several thousand auctions over the years including but not limited to: Real Estate, Farm & Heavy Machinery, Antiques, Firearms, Estates and Business Liquidations.  They are active members of their community often volunteering their time to different organizations in need of an auctioneer for fund raising. They look forward to supporting the Junior Fair in Columbiana and Mahoning Counties by selling the livestock at the county fairs on a yearly basis.

The Baer’s are owner/managers of the Rogers Community Auction, Inc. and are members of the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Auctioneer Associations as well as the National Auctioneers Association and Local, State and National Association of Realtors.

Ken Baer – Auctioneer | Broker | Realtor

Cell: 330-424-2505   E-Mail: Ken@BaerAuctions.com

Ken is licensed as an Auctioneer in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania & West Virginia.  He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Ohio and has been the presiding Broker of Baer Auctioneers-Realty since 1999. He is a graduate of Kent State University & Reppert’s School of Auctioneering. Ken brings over 40 years of experience in the auction & real estate industry, and is very passionate about the industry and assisting clients. Ken is a native of the Columbiana County area, where he has lived, raised his family, and worked his entire life.

Wade C. Baer, CAI – Auctioneer | Broker | Realtor   

Cell: 330-424-2705   E-Mail: Wade@BaerAuctions.com

Wade is licensed as an Auctioneer in Ohio, Pennsylvania & West Virginia.  He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Ohio.  Wade is continuously working to improve as an Auctioneer and in turn the image of the auction profession. Wade obtained the CAI (Certified Auctioneers Institute) designation in March of 2017 and is working on his AMM (Auction Marketing Management) and AARE (Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate) designations.   He was named the Ohio Auctioneers Champion also in 2017. He has also competed in the IAC (International Auctioneers Championship) and will continue to do so in the future.

Holly M. Baer – Salesman | Realtor

       Cell: 330-429-6578      E-Mail: Holly@BaerAuctions.com Holly has been a licensed real estate agent in Ohio since 2016 and is a part of the 4th generation at Baer Auctioneers-Realty. She is a graduate of Crestview Local Schools and holds a Bachelors degree in Finance from Walsh University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law. She was recently appointed into the North Canton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Growing up around the real estate & auction industry has given Holly a passion for assisting and educating clients with all their real estate needs. Holly currently resides in Canton, Ohio and has experience serving clients all over Stark, Columbiana, and Mahoning County.

Alissa Baer - Marketing Coordinator

Cell: 330-932-6919 Email: Alissa@BaerAuctions.com

Alissa is a graduate from Crestview Local Schools and Kent State University in which she holds a Bachelors Degree of Business Administration in Marketing. Alissa is a member of The American Marketing Association and she is apart of the 4th generation at Baer Auctioneers- Realty. Growing up around the Auction & Real-Estate Industry, paired with her marketing education, has given Alissa a passion for creating and aiding in a brands image across all platforms as well as developing marketing strategies to propel businesses forward.

Jim Hall – Marketing Coordinator

Cell: 330-550-2284 Email: Jimh@BaerAuctions.com

Jim is a self made digital marketer bringing years of extensive sales experience to the table.  He is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, the Ohio Auctioneers Association and has been with Baer Auctioneers since the fall of 2021.

Evan Gallo – Auctioneer 

Cell: 330 314 0613 Email: Evan.Gallo@BaerAuctions.com

Evan is a Licensed Auctioneer and has been with Baer Auctioneers since 2022. He is a member of the Ohio Auctioneers Association and was recently named the Ohio Junior Champion Auctioneer in 2024.

Mark Harding – Auctioneer 

Mark has been a member of the Baer Auction Family since 1989 when he started with the company. Mark is licensed as an Auctioneer in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. 

Pat McCoy – Secretary | Office Manager

Cell: 330-424-2282 Email: Pat@BaerAuctions.com

Pat has been a vital member of Baer Auctioneers-Realty as both office manager and secretary for over 50 years!

Katrina Moore – Firearms & Ammo Auction Manager

Cell: 330-692-2170 Email: Trina@BaerAuctions.com

Trina has been with Baer Auctioneers-Realty for several years as Firearms & Ammunition Auction Manager!