As an award winning online professional estate sale provider in the San Diego/Southern California area, we coordinate traditional estate sales with a modern twist. If you’re looking for an efficient and hassle-free liquidation experience from a company devoted to customer service, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re a buyer wanting to shop estate sales, please visit our online auction website.

We Specialize in Estate Sales

Our team of auction coordinators have a combined 50+ years of experience in estate sales and online auctions. Through our unique and efficient process we promote your assets to a global audience.

Our modern process of online estate liquidation has numerous benefits for both the seller and the bidder. The online marketplace allows for a broader audience than your typical in-person estate sale. This allows bidders from all over the world an opportunity to participate in our online auctions. For both bidders far and near, we offer preferred shipping or local delivery to the San Diego area.

Meet the Team

Jason Hanks, GPPA, CAI, AMM President

Favorite Stuff: Lazy days on the Colorado River, off-roading in Arizona, watching soccer & volleyball and of course backyard pool parties with the family.

At an early age, Jason liked to “wheel and deal” in order to own the things he liked. After graduating from College at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo he worked in various industries until he found what he loved in online auctions.  More info

Christine Saltzman, Outside Sales & Appraiser

Favorite Stuff: Spending quality time with my kids and adorable grandson. Christine joined the Cal Auctions team after a very successful career in the Estate Sale industry in the Temecula / Murrieta area of Southern California.

Christine has extensive knowledge of antiques and collectibles and was a familiar face at the Del Mar Antique Show doing desktop appraisals.

Jody Steinbauer

Jody Steinbauer, Asset Advisor

Favorite Stuff: Playing with my dogs, hanging at our pool and being around family.

Jody is a mother to a young adult named John Michael. She was a nurse before making estate sale coordination and antique buying her full time career. We are all so excited for her to marry her long time soul mate and local executive chef Jeff Rossman.

Kasey Smith, Asset Coordinator / Photography

Favorite Stuff:TBD



Erika Villavicencio, Marketing Coordinator

Favorite Stuff: Reading books, hiking, spending quality time with family, and enjoying the beautiful weather in San Diego.

After taking time off to raise her 2 children Erika decided it was time to put her marketing degree to good use. She is in charge of finding buyers for the enormous amount of assets that we sell. More Info

Maria Palma

Maria Palma, Social Media Consultant

Favorite Stuff: Writing, painting, traveling, and spending time with family.

After working in sales and management for 13 years, Maria followed her passion for writing and online marketing. She now helps businesses with blogging and social media. When she’s not writing, Maria loves to paint and is addicted to watching Flea Market Flip. More Info

Jeremy Simpson

Jeremy Simpson, Asset Advisor – Off Site Coordinator

Favorite Stuff: Playing with my daughter, Surfing, soccer, and cooking.

Jeremy grew up in the office furniture moving industry and still works in his family business when needed. He likes to work hard but play even harder…

George Rico

George Rico, Asset Advisor

Favorite Stuff: Playing with his 2 sons, watching sports, spending time at the park with his family.

George is a family man to the core – he continues to amaze us with his dedication and loyalty at work and in his personal life.


Terry Hanks

Terry Hanks, Removal Coordinator

Favorite Stuff: Spending time with family, travel with friends/family and playing golf.

After retiring from an event planning company after 35 years of ownership, Terry now spends part of the week at a local golf course as a marshal and the other half helping Cal Estate Sales with inspections and removals. More Info

Krystal Scott

Krystal Scott, Bookkeeping

Favorite Stuff: Family, my 3 Kids, cheerleading competitions, and walks in the woods.

Krystal has been crunching numbers for most of her life. Local casinos, event planning companies, asphalt contractors, and auctioneers are just a few of the clients she has assisted.

Nichole P Dolly, Contract Asset Descriptor

Favorite Stuff: Driving Fast with my hair in the wind.

Nichole assists us in those hard to find details about high end and unique assets.  She is especially educated in jewelry and art.