About Star Benefit Auctions

This NYC Auction Company was founded in 2005 by Erin Ward. Star Benefit Auctions the first NYC auction company to focus solely on fundraising auctions. With a team of world-class auctioneers ready to partner with your organization, Star Benefit is sure to raise the bid at your next fundraising event.

Meet the team


erin ward auctioneer

Erin Ward

Founder, Star Benefit Auctions
Certified Benefit Auction Specialist
Professional Auctioneer

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Bobby D. Ehlert

Bobby D. Ehlert

Professional Auctioneer
World Automobile Auctioneer Champion
US Bidcalling Champion
Arizona State Bid Calling Championship

Jill Doherty

Jill Doherty

Professional Auctioneer
International Champion Auctioneer
Brielle Slate

Brielle Slate

Professional Auction Recorder
Public Relations Assistant

Jonathan Cuticelli

Jonathan Cuticelli

Professional Auctioneer
Professional Auction Assistant

Shannon Mays

Shannon Mays

Professional Auctioneer
International Champion Auctioneer
Certified Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS)
Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI)