George Thomas Lewis joined Skinner in 2014 to appraise and handle consignment services. George came to Skinner after running his business, George Thomas Lewis & Co., for over 35 years in Northampton, MA. His expertise is in estate liquidations and antiques. Lewis provides Skinner’s Western Massachusetts estate personal representatives, estate settlement professionals, and individuals with access to the full range of Skinner consignment and appraisal services.
George graduated from Ohio University and obtained his Ph.D. from Temple University. He makes frequent presentations to area historical societies and civic groups on the topics of antiques and their values, and contributes his time and expertise to benefit auctions sponsored by many nonprofit organizations. For over 20 years, he has served as auctioneer for “The Future Begins Here,” a major fundraising event which supports a consortium of youth organizations in Holyoke, MA. He draws on an extensive academic background and professional training, including USPAP certification in personal property appraisal.