Meares Auction Group Staff

Larry Meares, CAI, GPPA, GRI
Founder and Real Estate Broker-in-charge

SCAL 109, NCAL 3132, GAL AUNR000616

Larry Meares is licensed as an auctioneer in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia and licensed to sell real estate in the same three states. He is the founder of the Meares Auction Group and is the broker-in-charge for Meares Land and Auction Company. Meares is a past South Carolina Auctioneer Commission member and past President and Board member of the South Carolina Auctioneers Association. In addition, he is owner and founder of Southeastern School of Auctioneering.

David J. Meares, CAI, GPPA
CEO / President

SCAL 620, NCAL 5629, GAL AUNR002315

David Meares is a licensed auctioneer in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia and licensed to sell Real Estate in South Carolina. He is the president of the Meares Auction Group and handles the firearm auctions conducted. In addition, he handles Estates and Business Liquidations. David is a past Board member for the South Carolina Auctioneers Association and was the South Carolina Bid Calling Grand Champion in 2004 and 2008. He is also an instructor in the Southeastern School of Auctioneering

Darron Meares, MBA, CAI, MPPA, BAS
Chief Operating Officer

SCAL 3737, NCAL 8784, GAL AUNR003163, FAL AU4466

Darron Meares is a licensed auctioneer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida and licensed to sell Real Estate in South Carolina. He handles coin auctions and works with business and bankruptcy liquidations. He is currently an Education Institute Trustee for the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and served a three-year term on the NAA Board of Directors. In addition, Meares is the current President of the South Carolina Auctioneers Association and the current 2013-14 Bid Calling Grand Champion. He is also an instructor in the Southeastern School of Auctioneering and the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). Darron coordinates asset appraisals for the group.

Lanny Balentine
Real Estate Auctioneer

SCAL 3694

Lanny Balentine is a licensed auctioneer and Real Estate salesperson in South Carolina. He works with the Meares Auction Group as a real estate coordinator and salesman.

Roger McKinney
Auctioneer and Bid Spotter

SCAL 4380

Roger works with Greenville County Schools and works as an auctioneer and bid spotter along with auction setups.

Brandon Meares
Auctioneer and Bid Assistant

SCAL 3951

Brandon is a full-time school teacher and works as an auctioneer and bid assistant.

Bryan Meares
Auctioneer and Bid Assistant

SCAL 4233

Bryan is a full-time school teacher and works as an auctioneer and bid assistant.

Hope Meares
Auctioneer and Bid Assistant

SCAL 3738

Hope is a full-time school teacher and works as an auctioneer and bid assistant.

Teresa Meares
Bookkeeper, FFL transfers

Teresa is a computer lab manager and works with Meares Auctions as the bookkeeper and handles Federal Firearms License-related items during firearm auctions.

Pam Tillotson
Auction setup, Auction Clerk

Pam works with Meares Auctions and Southeastern School of Auctioneering. She handles job setup and works as an auction clerk and floor manager for auctions.

Shannon Meares
Auction Assistant – day of auction
Nicole Meares
Auction Assistant – day of auction
Tony Campbell
Auction Assistant and Auction Setup