• Has been an auctioneer since 1963.
  • Is licensed  in Illinois and Indiana.
  • Conducts 70-100 auctions per year including 30-40 real estate auctions.
  • Has CAI designation- Certified Auctioneer Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • Has AARE designation - Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • Is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois and Indiana.
  • Member of the Central Illinois Board of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors
  • Has been inducted into the Illinois and Indiana Auctioneers Associations Hall of Fame.
  • Past president of the Illinois Auctioneers Association.
  • Is a graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, and Reisch Auction School, Mason City, IA.  (Now known as the World Wide School of Auctioneering.)
  • Is a graduate of the Certified Appraisal Guild of America from Missouri Auction School.
  • Has completed course work with the International Society of Appraisers.
  • Has been an instructor for continuing education for the Illinois and Indiana Auctioneers license requirements and has done seminars for the National Auctioneers Association and Wisconsin Auctioneers Association.
  • Has attended auction conventions and seminars for over 40 years to keep up on trends and new ideas.
  • Has won advertising awards at both Illinois and Indiana Auction Conventions.
  • In 2010, in a "People's Choice" poll conducted by the Commercial-News, Lenhart Auction & Realty was selected by the people's vote to be #1 Auction Company in the area.
  • Inducted into the Illinois Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into the Indiana Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
  • Is a graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.
  • Is a member of the International Society of Appraisers.
  • Is very knowledgeable about antiques and studies them constantly.
  • Has collected gold and gemstone jewelry for 40 years.
  • Sells at four to six antique shows per year and also by appointment.
  • Writes all the auction sale bills for antiques and household auctions.
  • Manages the antiques auctions.
  • Clerks the auctions on the computer.
  • Teaches classes on jewelry identification

Lenhart Auction & Realty has conducted auctions in 11 states plus the following cities and towns:

  Allerton Alvin Arcola Atwood Bismarck Bloomington Broadlands Catlin
  Centralia Champaign Charleston Chrisman Cissna Park Danville Decatur Dudley
  East Lynn Fairmount Farmer City Fithian Georgetown Gibson City Griggsville Henning
  Herrin Homer Hoopeston Hume Indianola Kansas Longview Mahomet
  Martinsville Metcalf Muncie Newman Normal Oakwood Olivet Ottawa
  Paris Paxton Peoria Pittsfield Potomac Quincy Rantoul Ridge Farm
  Rossville Savoy St. Joseph Scottland Sidell Springfield Tilton Urbana
  Vermilion Grove Villa Grove Watseka Westville        
  Attica Brazil Cayuga Centerville Clinton Covington Crawfordsville Dana
  Eugene Fairview Park Foster Hillsboro Hillsdale Hope Kingman Kokomo
  Lebanon Linden Lodi Marshfield Mellott Morton Newport Perrysville
  Reelsville Reynolds Rockville Rosedale St. Bernice Sheridan State Line Stone Bluff