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When choosing Tate Auctions, you are choosing a company offering unsurpassed auctioning and service expertise. Our Dynamic Auctioneer, Jim Tate, has over 40 years’ experience in the auction industry, creating an exciting atmosphere for the sale of your classic car. He is a long-time member of the National Association of Auctioneers and knows how to get the highest price obtainable at the auction! Couple Jim’s experience with a marketing background and the rest of his team. . . . and you are guaranteed success. Trusted Auctioneers Trusted Experience

Larry Jett

Commercial Real Estate Developer


Larry is a successful Commercial Real Estate Developer. He also has a passion for exotic cars and a love for racehorses, which he owns and races all over the United States. Larry pulls the team together to build a solid foundation with a fast-paced sell!

Jerry Martin

Co-founder El Paseo Cruise Night


Jerry Martin, a long-time Palm Desert resident, is the driving force behind El Paseo Cruise Night, a weekly (Friday evenings in season) local icon for classic car-owners, wanna-be owners and tourists alike.

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