​A little about our master auctioneer.

Auctioneer Ernie Rogers has conducted over 1,000 of the largest charity auctions throughout Virginia and the Eastern Seaboard with over 18 years of experience in the gala, auction and fundraising world.

​Ernie holds the auctioneer designations of CAI, AARE, and CES. Ernie is a graduate of Arizona Western College and The Reppert School of Auctioneering in Auburn, Indiana.​ Located in Richmond, VA, he is the premiere benefit auctioneer for the DC, Maryland & Virginia areas.

​Blacktie Benefit Auctions and Galas in need of a master of ceremonies

Benefit Auction Clients

Office: 804-327-9090 • Fax: 804-486-9840
Ernie@BlacktieBenefitAuctions.com

​13510 Midlothian Tpke., Suite B

Midlothian, VA 23113

We've been doing benefit auctions since 1999 and know what it takes to raise funds for your organization. Many have entrusted us over the years with our knowledge and vast experience in benefit auctions. We hope you will do the same.

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Benefit Auctioneer Services

Professional Benefit Auctions

“Thank you so much for doing such a fantastic job at our auction this past Saturday! I cannot believe it took me three years to get on your calendar! Let’s go ahead and get the next couple of years booked now, please call me!”

M.N. – Richmond Montessori School

  • Bid Calling
  • Consultation
  • The closing of the Silent Auction
  • Master of Ceremonies for the Event
  • Bid Assistants provided
  • Make announcements during event
  • Auctioneer will conduct the "Raise-the-Paddle / Fund-a-Cause / Fund-a-Need” donation portion of your event
  • Pre-numbered bid cards to save on your printing expense
  • Available to you- adventure travel packages both on a consignment basis as well as a 50/50 basis.
  • If requested, General Liability insurance endorsement/rider
  • Assist your volunteers in the selling of Heads and Tails and/or raffle tickets
  • Sound system available - if needed