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About the Auctioneer | McDowell Mountain Auction & Real Estate, LLC | AZ Auctioneer & CAGA Certified Appraiser | Scottsdale, Arizona

About the Auctioneer

Meet Jeff Nicholson

Jeff Nicholson, the auctioneer and owner/operator of McDowell Mountain Auction & Real Estate, LLC, has a wide variety of background and experience that will make your auction a success. Jeff became interested in the auction industry after learning of the industry from his dad who is the most prominent auctioneer in the county where Jeff grew up in Oklahoma.

Jeff has been a project manager in commercial construction for over twenty years in metropolitan Phoenix as well as spending three years in Washington DC building hotels with a major hotel corporation. While in Phoenix he has managed a wide variety of projects from tenant improvements, industrial retrofits, healthcare construction, to multimillion dollar mid rise condominium projects.

Jeff has had a career as a pilot as well. Jeff carries an Airline Transport Pilot license along with a Certified Flight Instructor Instrument and Multi Engine Instructor with thousands of hours of flight time some of which is with a major airline.

With the above experience Jeff has learned to operate under pressure and to complete tasks on schedule as required. Jeff has also learned that customer service is paramount in maintaining clientele. Many traits you can count on dealing with Jeff Nicholson is: professionalism, honesty, courtesy, personalized service and hard work.

Jeff is a competitive action pistol shooter and competes internationally. He currently serves on the International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts (ICORE) board of directors as the Rules Director. He is a certified Chief Range Officer and serves locally as a match director and an assistant chief range master for both the USPSA Area II Regional Championship and the Superstition Mountain Mystery Three Gun match both in Mesa Arizona. Jeff is often consulted to determine value of fire arms.

Jeff will bring a unique blend of experience and qualifications to make your auction a success. Contact Jeff today!


“Previously having worked with Jeff Nicholson, I can attest to his professionalism and enthusiasm. Jeff always takes great care and pride in the services he provides to his clients. He has a strong ability to think outside the box and always strives for a top quality product. Jeff’s positive attitude and strong leadership capabilities are contagious to those who work with him and, therefore, provide a strong team to achieve any required goals. I would recommend Jeff professionally with complete confidence.”
–Charlie Bowie
President, Arizona Division
Toll Brothers

“I have known Jeff for six years. During that time we have had business dealings on several hospital projects in the health care industry. Jeff is honorable in his dealings, a man of his word and I would not hesitate to enter into additional agreements with him. I would recommend him to others contemplating doing business with him.”
–Jeff Farrar
General Manager, Firestop Specialty Contractors

“I have known Jeff Nicholson, both professionally and socially, for more than ten years. In that time Jeff has consistently shown himself to be a person of the highest caliber. He is a loyal husband, a dedicated father and a serious professional. I do not hesitate to extend the highest regard for and confidence in Jeff.”
–Michael Brosch
Cave Creek, AZ

McDowell Mountain Auction & Real Estate services

Our services include Certified Personal Property Appraisals and auctions related to:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Liquidations
  • Downsizing
  • Divorce
  • Estates
  • Foreclosures
  • Real Estate, Land, Commercial, Residential
  • Moving and/or Relocations
  • Benefit, Charity and Fundraisers

Learn more about our services.

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