About Us

Mapes Benjamin Auctions Co. LLC has decades of experience thanks to the two driving factors behind the company. Below is a brief description of their expertise and experience.

David W. Mapes



Over 45 years buying, selling and appraising antiques, household contents, works of art, jewelry, oriental rugs and collectibles


  • International Society of Appraisers since 1982
  • Licensed New York State Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Pennsylvania Auctioneer
  • 1982 Earned the CAPP* Designation-Highest Level 1994-1996

    Served on Board of Directors 1994-1996
    *Certified Appraiser of Personal Property

  •  Antiques & Residential Appraisal
    5 Day Course - Co-Instructor (Nationwide Course)
  • International School of Auctioneering, S. Deerfield, MA
    20 Years on Teaching Staff
  • Broome Community College Teaching Adult Education on Antiques
  • Civic and Historical Group Speaker on Antiques and Collecting

Alan J. Benjamin



Over 35 years auctioning and appraising Real Estate, Restaurant Equipment, Machinery, Rolling Stock, Business Liquidations

  1. Accomplishments
  • University of Indiana at Bloomington
  • Licensed NYS Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Pennsylvania Auctioneer
  • Principal Broker of Mapes Benjamin
  • Machinery & Equipment Appraiser
  • Earned "CAI" Certified Auctioneers Institute
  • Conducted Auctions Throughout Entire Northeast
  • Raised Millions of Dollars Conducting Benefit Auctions for Different Communities
  • Past President of Binghamton Rotary Breakfast Club
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Served on the board of March of Dime.
  • Served on the Board of S.E.P.P.
  • International School of Auctioneering, S. Deerfield, MA