Williamson Bros Realty & Auction Co., Inc. is headquartered in Athens, Georgia and licensed in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. We auction both real and personal property. Our real estate auctions have included commercial, residential, land and lake properties. Personal property auctions have included business liquidations, surplus material and inventory, antiques, restaurant and supermarket equipment, farm and construction equipment, antique to late model automobiles, estates, coins, firearms and even a pair of water buffalo. Williamson Bros. has conducted auctions for individuals, business owners, receivers, attorneys, executors, bankers and bankruptcy court trustees. Our marketing program combines newsprint , direct mail, telephone calls, newsletter and postings on numerous websites.
Sam Williamson is President/CEO of Williamson Bros Realty & Auction Co., Inc. Sam is a graduate of the Missouri School of Auctioneering and the Certified Appraisers Guild. He holds the designation of Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate as well as the prestige designation from the Certified Auctioneers Institute through the University of Indiana. In addition, Sam holds the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser designation and continues to seek continuing education opportunities. Sam is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, the Georgia Auctioneers Association, the Athens Area Association of Realtors, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. With 10 years serving on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Auctioneers Association, holding the positions of Secretary/Treasurer, Vice-President and President. Through the World Wide College of Auctioneering, Sam has received training in conducting auctions in Spanish. Sam has also participated in The Expert Witness seminar offered by the National Auctioneers Association.
In 2013, Sam was honored by the Athens Area Association of Realtors with the annual Good Neighbor Award. Sam was named the inaugural Hometown Hero for the month of August 2014, a program started by the Athens Area Association of Realtors, recognizing everyday heroes in the Athens area who make the community a better place to live through their service to it. Sam has utilized his talent as a skilled auctioneer to help local community organizations raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for their causes.
Sam’s goal is to provide the best services available in using the auction method in marketing both personal property and real estate. Through education, involvement in industry and personal improvement he is able to offer his best as a professional auctioneer