About Shapiro Auctions

Shapiro Auctions, now located in the village of Mamaroneck in Westchester County, New York, was established in 2007. The house conducts multiple sales a year with focuses on European, American, Russian, Latin American, and Asian works of art.

Our auctions feature an impressive selection of fine art, decorative art, rare books, icons, militaria, and other objects from antiquity to the present. Shapiro Auctions advertises globally and has clients all over the world, while providing a rare combination of personal service and the ability to sell their art to collectors in the capital of the art world, New York City. We have been featured in international publications including The Financial Times, Kommersant, and The Observer among others.

In addition to private and auction sales, we provide insurance, estate, charitable donation and fair market appraisals for trusts, museums, attorneys as well as private clients according to the highest standards as acknowledged by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). 

Shapiro Auctions LLC is a licensed and bonded auction house in Mamaroneck, NY and Gene Shapiro is a licensed and bonded auctioneer, as well as a licensed contractor for the New York County District Attorney and a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America.

We are open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm, as well as by appointment.

We encourage you to contact us at +1 (212) 717-7500 or info@shapiroauctions.com with any questions.


Gene Shapiro is a Board Director and Certified Member of the American Appraisers Association. Prior to founding Shapiro Auctions, Gene studied art history at the University of California, Berkeley, and Christie’s Education, graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. He started his career in the Contemporary department at Sotheby's, New York, before working as a private art dealer, eventually founding his eponymous firm in 2007 and building a globally known auction brand.

Gene has appeared on the BBC World News and Al Jazeera America news programs as a commentator on the art market, and is frequently called upon by collectors, dealers, and governmental organizations for consultations and appraisals of art, lecturing on the art market extensively. A licensed auctioneer, he is the main auctioneer for Shapiro Auctions, and has happily provided his auctioneering services for numerous charitable organizations.

Shapiro Auctions conducts multiple sales a year in our new premier location in Mamaroneck, NY. Located on the eastern side of Westchester County, Mamaroneck is perfectly positioned to serve New York City and the tristate area.