SVN AuctionWorks president Diana Peterson brings an extensive background in real estate, law and auctions to SVN Auction Services
Chicago (May 24, 2016) – SVN AuctionWorks, a 51% woman-owned small business and leader in auction and real estate brokerage services, has joined SVN Auction Services, a national platform providing date-specific sales and special asset solutions. SVN Auction Services is comprised of an elite group of auction advisors throughout the United States who bring local market knowledge and national exposure to their date specific asset sales.
Specializing in areas such as bankruptcy and other court ordered sales, REO sales, foreclosure sales, tax sales, multi-property auctions, and receiverships, SVN Auction Services advisors are poised to assist their individual and institutional clients in the sale of a wide variety of personal property and real property assets nationwide.
“Being part of SVN Auction Services adds tremendous breadth in auction and brokerage services to our team,” said Diana Peterson, president of SVN AuctionWorks. “We gain national reach and exceptional support through SVN’s 200 offices and access to local advisors and auction experts across the country.”
The SVN AuctionWorks’ team has extensive experience in real estate brokerage and auctions, and includes a licensed attorney, multiple licensed real estate brokers and auctioneers and a certified personal property appraiser. Based in Chicago, SVN AuctionWorks team is well-known and respected throughout the Midwest.
“The SVN AuctionWorks’ office embraces SVN’s client-first philosophy,” said Jerry Anderson, CCIM, executive managing director of SVN Auction Services. “It’s a win-win for Diana and her team and for SVN Auction Services.”
Peterson holds an Illinois real estate managing broker’s license and an Illinois auction license. She is also a certified REO broker and personal property appraiser. She earned a law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as an editor of The University of Minnesota Law Review and also earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago.
Looked to by her peers as a true thought leader, Peterson is frequently quoted in trade publications, is often a speaker at real estate conferences, and has been engaged to teach a course on auctions for Chicago-area real estate brokers.
She is a member of several organizations, including CCIM, The American Bankruptcy Institute, Turn Around Management Association, International Women in Restructuring Confederation, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Real Estate Investment Association, The Chicago Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and the National Auctioneers Association. She also is active in the community and serves on several nonprofit boards including The Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women in Real Estate Initiative.
About SVN Auction Services
SVN Auction Services is a provider of date-specific sales and special asset solutions. It encompasses an elite group of local and regional auction advisors throughout the United States who specialize in areas such as foreclosures, tax sales, multi-properties, receiverships and bankruptcies. SVN Auction Services offers the industry’s most comprehensive spectrum of auction solutions—from rapid asset resolution and 30-day countdown asset sales to wide area and high impact/high promotion events. As part of one of the most recognized and reputable commercial real estate firms in the industry, SVN Auction Services is supported by SVN International, which features more than 190 locations serving more than 500 markets. For more information, visit SVN Auction Services.
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