What is a Certified Estate Specialist (CES)?

Rick Brock | October 25, 2023

What is a Certified Estate Specialist (CES)?

CES: Certified Estate Specialist 


Successfully navigating senior transitions or managing an estate goes far beyond knowing how to sell a property. It is understanding the entire process and meeting a sometimes complex set of needs that includes multiple parties. Luckily, our CES designee and in-house general counsel are fully equipped to handle these cases, no matter how complex. 


Auctioneer, Rick Brock, holds the prestigious Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation awarded by the National Auction Association. This CES designation gives an auctioneer the tools to navigate and facilitate your estate and sale, whether its working with probates and attorneys, selling personal property or offering expert in-house counsel for the sale of an estate.


Here are just a few of our recent estate and senior transition success stories:



Read more about how to sell your (or your parent's) home or estate here.

Rick Brock, CAI, CES

Rick Brock, CAI, CES

Chief Administrative Officer, Auctioneer

For over 35 years, Rick Brock has served as an integral part of the McCurdy team with his diverse knowledge in residential, multi-family, and commercial real estate. He also has an extensive background in marketing and holds the Certified Estate Specialist designation specializing in estate auctions. Rick is known for his dedication to his clients, and he prides himself on giving each client the most up-to-date feedback on the state of the real estate market, area trends, compar...

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