Bankruptcy Trustees put their trust in Thomas Hayward Auctioneers. Bankruptcy courts rely on you to liquidate debtors’ non-exempt assets, and fairly distribute them to creditors. And you can rely on Thomas Hayward Auctioneers to conduct your Bankruptcy Trustee Auction with the highest integrity — while also getting the highest value for your auction items. Thomas is an approved auctioneer for Chapter 7 trustees, and brings extensive experience in Chapter 7 trustee and receiver sales. He has worked with a variety of receivers, attorneys, and trustees to accomplish desirable resolutions for the disposition of their real and personal property.

To get the most value from a business’s significant assets, including bulk sales of industry-specific items, it’s important to market your assets to bidders who understand the highest and best use of the items you’re selling. Whether you are liquidating real estate, vehicles, commercial goods or personal property, we will research your assets, determine the ideal audience for your auction, and execute a strategic marketing campaign that will include website, e-mail, direct mail and newspaper advertising.

We are experienced in the sale of intangible assets and intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, brand names or copyrights, domain names, websites, phone numbers, customer lists, and dies or molds for proprietary designs. Additionally, Thomas Hayward is a certified gemologist, providing skilled jewelry and gem evaluation and appraisal.

You can also rely on Thomas Hayward Auctioneers to maintain legal compliance with all bankruptcy auction proceedings, included the Uniform Commercial Code. We are fully bonded, with extensive insurance coverage, and will provide appropriate information, forms, and processes, collect and manage funds, and furnish a full accounting of all sales and buyers as required by the bankruptcy courts. Auction proceeds will be deposited in a dedicated escrow account. Thomas Hayward can assist in removing and securely storing documents, and will provide a Certificate of Destruction for all destroyed records. We can also provide business lockout services, re-keying and property security.