Richard Morton

  • Bid Calling, Ring Man, General Auction Crew Help, Vehicles, Estates, Business Liquidations
  • West Texas
  • Aug 13, 2020
Any Auctioneer Ringman Auction Set-Up Inventory Specialist Auction Sales / Contract Negotiator Event Coordinator Inventory Photographer Auction Manager Auction Marketing

Personal Summary

Lifetime Auction Enthusiast.

Graduated From Worldwide College of Auctioneering in September 2013. Some of My instructors were; John Korry, John Nicholls, Paul C. Behr, Cookie Lockhart,  Rich and Shannon Schur, David Whitley, Robert Mayo and Angelo Lopez.

Became a licensed Texas Auctioneer #17417 on March 19,  2014.

Have worked for numerous Area Auctioneers in almost every capacity of the Auction business.

Possess a Professional Attitude, I'm a "people person", I am comfortable ringing, behind the microphone, behind the counter, setting up, taking down, loading out etc.

Personally Conducted The Annual Fund Raising Auction For King's Manor Retirement Communities in Hereford, Texas in 2016, 2017 and in 2018.

Have been the Assistant Auctioneer For Panhandle Auction Service at the Hereford City and Multi-County Auctions Since 2013.

Was a part of the Nazarene Christian Academy Fundraiser Auction Hereford, Texas for Panhandle Auction Service in 2012, 2013 and 2014.  I was the Lead Auctioneer for the Auction in 2015.

Worked as a Ring Man for approximately 10 weekly Auctions at Lone Star Auto Auction in Lubbock, Texas in 2015-2016.

Was the Lead Auctioneer For the "Online Hobby Collection Auction of Ron Peters in Lubbock, Texas in 2016, a major online Auction through Texas Auction and Realty of Weatherford, Texas. 

Was the Auction Coordinator and Lead Auctioneer For Auctions and Services Unlimited at the "Screenary Retirement/Liquidation Auction" In Midland, Texas in 2016.

Have been a part of some very "High End Auctions"  Specifically;

The 3 Auction Liquidation of Odessa's "Rusty Spur Gun Shop" in 2017 in Midland, Texas.

The Major Estate Auction of; F. Marie Hall in 2017  in Midland, Texas.

Served as Ring Man and General Auction Assistant at 6 Machinery Auctioneer Heavy Equipment Auctions in Abilene, Odessa and San Antonio, Texas in 2017 and 2018.

Served as a Ring Man and General Auction Assistant For Jeff Martin Heavy Equipment Auction in Stanton, Texas in 2017.

Served as Ring Man and General Auction Assistant For the Liquidation Auction of The Warren Jeff's compound, Conducted by Machinery Auctioneers in 2017.  This was an enormous 3 day sale packed into a 500k square foot warehouse in Winters, Texas.

Have been associated with Watkins Auctions and Services Unlimited in Midland, Texas Since 2016 in the day to day Auction business operation as well as Ring man and Relief Auctioneer for over 30 of their Auctions.  I am scheduled to work as Ring Man and Relief Auctioneer for their Monthly Auctions from August 2020 Through March of 2021. 

I am available for any type of Auction Work including online, warehouse, set up etc. any where in the Country. I have many Reputable Auctioneer References and when I work for an organization as a contractor, it appears as though I've been a part of the team forever.  I am very adaptable and I fit in Very Well.  

Work Experience

Self Employed Auctioneer
Mar 2014 - Aug 2020 Rich Morton Auctioneers

I am a Reputable Self employed Auctioneer in Amarillo, Texas. I am a Reputable contract Auctioneer all over Texas most notably in West Texas.  I am a Highly Skilled Auctioneer with Numerous Reputable References. I love working all types of Auctions.  I am an avid car enthusiast and I love to work wholesale, public or collector car auctions as well as equipment auctions.   I am available to travel at a moment's notice.  I love to work any type of Auction and it shows in my results.  Although it can be dirty and messy, I don't consider working in the Auction Business to be "work".  I love the Auction Business and I believe when You do what You love, You will never work a day in Your life. Thanks for taking the time to view my "Auction Crew Profile"!   I hope to help YOUR TEAM OUT, sometime in the future!

Education

High School Diploma
Sep 1979 - May 1982 Amarillo High School
Auctioneer Diploma
Sep 2013 - Sep 2013 Worldwide College of Auctioneering