Midlands Estate Sales served its first client in June of 2011. Since then the company has conducted over 125 estate sales and 400+ liquidation sales, serving the needs of over 550 clients in the Greater Columbia, South Carolina area. In doing so we have gained a reputation for being fair, honest and very effective in generating over two million dollars in proceeds for them. We will be glad to provide references if requested. We are licensed, bonded and insured. All of our sales are conducted under the terms of a contract between the company and its client.
Dan Pater, Owner
Dan retired after 26 years as an Air Force officer having served 13 of those years overseas. An avid collector of antiques and collectibles, he brings a wealth of knowledge gained in the antique shops of both the US and Europe and the bazaars of the Middle East. A subsequent career in real estate has provided him with invaluable experience in sales, staging homes and assisting clients faced with difficult, and often emotional, decisions.
Carter Duke, Owner
Carter brings an impressive business background to the company. He has had extensive experience in sales, marketing, business ownership and management, operations management , real estate and banking. To this background he has added a very busy and productive 5 years of estate sale management. He is indeed the company's "Jack of All Trades".