MEET OUR TEAM
Founding Director of
Appraisals and Estate Sales
Gary has been in the business for over 30 years. He likes to say, "I make a living going through grandma's drawers". In all seriousness, Gary is outstanding in his field, possesses a witty sense of humor, well-respected reputation in the industry, and a great friend to all. He's a father of two beautiful, grown daughters and two rambunctious feline brothers named Duke and Satchmo.
Project Manager and Appraiser
Ed manages projects, including on-site sales, pop-up shops, behind the scenes development and appraisals. He has an extensive background in material culture including a first career in archaeology including considerable fieldwork on both prehistoric and historic sites. In his off time, he likes to garden, expand his knowledge of arcane information.
Head of Retail
Beth is a genius when it comes to taking photos, researching and posting our treasures to our showroom and webstore! She manages the online retail and professionally shipping our products around the world. When she's not rockin' our retail she loves spending time with friends and loves anything and everything to do with cute, furry kitties!
Jeremy Jae Specht
Jeremy Jae began as the social media manager in 2015 and was promoted to marketing manager in 2019. Jeremy gradutated from Portland State Univeristy with a degree in Mass Communication and Advertising. He works as a freelance copywriter creating content for a wide variety of clients and projects. You can also find Jeremy singing and dancing with the Portland Gay Men's chorus or kicking butt in LGBTQ+ sports leagues.
Jason has been working with Gary Germer & Associates since December 2012, helping out with estate sales and on-call work. Later, in August of 2013, he transferred to the office full-time where he began, and continues to "herd the cats...." That would be helping Gary Germer & his associates. Jason enjoys his rare escapes from the office to travel and experience new adventures.
In loving memory...
Ron wasn't only our co-worker but our friend and more like family. Ron helped Gary build this company into what it is today. He was a jack-of-all-trades but really shined as the Estate Sale Manager. Ron is in our thoughts and hearts every day.
December 23rd, 1974 to December 14th, 2015