Business Liquidation


Alderfer Auction has been in business for over 60 years providing asset recovery services for financial institutions, banks, attorneys, accountants, insurance companies, individuals, and business owners. We listen to your needs and develop a customized plan to liquidate assets from start to sold. We execute logistics from cataloging, photographing, marketing and advertising, previews and selling and load out.  Alderfer Online Auctions maximize exposure, competitive bidding and global reach, our marketing team implements strong campaigns across all social, email and online channels.

We have helped hundreds of sellers with asset recovery and liquidation through transition, retirement, inventory reduction, consolidation, and dissolution. In today's fast-paced market, asset recovery can be a significant challenge for businesses. Alderfer Auction addresses this need by offering construction and farm equipment, restaurants/bars, office, schools, auto shops, manufacturing and machining, vehicle fleets, recreational and real estate liquidation.

Understanding the complexities involved in the sale of motor vehicles. Alderfer Auction goes the extra mile by facilitating title work, notary services, and paperwork transfer. Our team is committed to providing seamless support throughout the auction process, ensuring that all legal and administrative requirements are handled professionally and efficiently.

Notable Liquidations

  • Franklin Institute Frog Commissary
  • Monster Tree
  • Dutch Springs
  • COFCO Office Environment and Commercial Furniture Distributor
  • Advanced Office Environments
  • Essentials Salon and Day Spa
  • Frey Auto Repair
  • Health Club at Highpoint
  • Methacton School District Inventory & Equipment Liquidation
  • Jason’s Repair Diesel Performance
  • Imported Automotive
  • Rokat Machine Business
  • Pagnoni Auto Service

Why Alderfer Auction

Choosing Alderfer Auction for your business liquidation needs comes with a multitude of benefits:

  • Orderly liquidation: auction is a time driven process meeting the needs of sellers and buyers.
  • Recoup Spent Tax Dollars: Convert your idle assets into cash, effectively recouping taxes spent on purchasing those assets.
  • As-Is Sales with No Contingencies: Enjoy a hassle-free selling process without the need for repairs or improvements, ensuring a quick and efficient liquidation.
  • Free Up Inventory Space: Clear out space occupied by unused or surplus inventory and equipment, making room for new and more productive assets.

Do you have a business you want to liquidate? Consign with us today!

Contact a Specialist

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Mike Gribbin

Sales Associate | Vehicles & Musical Instruments Specialist

Mike Gribbin has worked in the auction industry since 2015. Mike has always had interest in items of years-gone-by and finds the auction life rewarding both in product and customer relationships. Mike received a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Cedarville University with a minor in Bible and has his Secondary Education Teaching Cert/graduate classes in English from Gwynedd Mercy University. In addition to spending time teaching overseas, he spent 6+ years in the high-end, collector-quality furniture market and another 6 years managing thrift stores for Liberty Ministries.

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Bruce Russell

Estate Sales and Project Manager

Bruce Russell started with Alderfer Auction full time after retiring from a 25 -year teaching career in June of 2020. Bruce’s opportunities through teaching and his love for coaching various sports over the past 25 years has solidified his belief in the importance of the Team Approach to success. Bruce enjoys being part of the Alderfer Team as well being part of a family business which has provided a great opportunity to use many of the same skills from his teaching career. Having the opportunity to meet and listen the stories of the consignors and customers and in turn being able to help them with the next steps in their lives is one of the most rewarding parts of his job.