Symmes Auction Co. Inc.
3324 Pendleton Ave
Anderson, IN  46013




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L. Richard Symmes
Owner and Auctioneer

Objective: To promote the auction method of selling and to provide a fine service for the people that wish to sell their personal property and real estate by the auction method.


Symmes Auction Co., Inc.
Anderson, IN 12/91 to Present

  • Has conducted over 1000 sales, including Real Estate, Estates, Guardianships, Private Collections, Bankruptcy, and Total Liquidations including the Anderson Fine Arts sale, Paramount Festival of Trees, and other charity sales.
  • Specializes in Personal Property and Real Estate Appraisals.

Poor Richard's Antique Shop
Daleville, IN 1976 to 1980

  • Former owner and operator

General Motors Corp.

  • 30 year employee
  • 23 years as a union representative

United States Army

  • 2 years as Military Police


Highland High School - Anderson, IN  1967 Graduate
Indiana School of Auctioneering - March, 1991
Indiana Real Estate Licensing School - October, 1992
Missouri School of Auctioneering - March, 1992
Certified Appraisals Guild of America - May, 1994
Certified Auctioneer Institute - March, 1996
Real Estate Brokers License - March, 2000


United Auto Workers Local 663
National Auctioneers Association
Indiana Auctioneer Association
Certified Auctioneer's Institute
Certified Appraisals Guild of America
Elks, Anderson, IN
American Legion Post 408, Chesterfield, IN
Amvets Post 692, Brian Simpson Post, Anderson, IN

References furnished upon request.