Tim Luke

Executive Vice President, Senior Appraiser


+1 (561) 660-3322

Tim joined Gurr Johns in 2018 and specializes in Fine & Decorative Arts, with a special concentration on Street & Urban Art.  He has 28 years of experience in the auction and appraisal industry, beginning his career at Christie’s in New York where he became a Director and Auctioneer.  After leaving Christie’s, Tim established and was president of his own auction/appraisal/events business, TreasureQuest Group, Inc., for twenty years located in South Florida providing appraisals for divorce, insurance, donations, and estates, along with providing auction and brokerage services of Fine & Decorative arts.  Tim works with non-profits and serves as benefit auctioneer for many high profile charities across the United States.  He is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers.  He is an instructor and serves on the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser committee for the NAA and was awarded the Pat Massert Leadership Award from the Certified Auctioneer Institute.  Tim Luke’s appraisals are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and he is also an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor.