Wayne Halbritter – Owner
Wayne has always had a passion for collecting, buying and selling vintage items. In 1992, he opened his first retail space at ANtiques in Upland, California. For the past 20 years he has bought and sold collectibles. In 2001, he helped a lady who needed to liquidate the contents of her relative’s apartment; Trunk Full of Treasures Estate Sales was born.
In addition to estate sales, Wayne facilitated “It’s Worth How Much?” appraisal seminar at Windcrest Senior Living Center, Highland Ranch, CO (2010). He has also facilitated “What’s It Worth?” appraisal seminars at Katie Wheeler Public Library, Irvine (2012), and Whittier Public Library (2013).
Wayne is CEO and member of Appraisers National Association. He is proud of receiving the Accredited Estate Liquidator Designation, the highest level with the American Society of Estate Liquidators.
Tim Macaulay – Owner
Tim is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
He sold homes for Ryland Homes senior market. During this time in working with his clients, Tim saw the need for liquidation of personal assets and joined Wayne Halbritter in his estate sale business.
The business plan is a full service solution offering many options and services to the client. The business expanded to Denver, Colorado by opening an antique store offering additional services in Jewelry/Gold & Silver as well as consignment of items.
Tim is Trunk Full of Treasures’ Project Manager in the set-up and operation of the estate sales.
Robyn Merrill, Appraiser
Robyn has been interested in antiques and collectibles her entire life. She is a graduate of 8 years of study. She attended College for Appraisers and graduated with honorable mention in 2006. She is Certified in Fine Arts, Antiques and Personal Property, and USPAP Compliant.
Robyn has been a guest lecturer on Fenton Art Glass (2001), Art Glass, (2002), Bayreuth Porcelain (2003), American Art Glass (2005).
Robyn has been a member of Appraisers National Association since 2006.