Philosophy:  Believes that
Charlie Manasse's introduction to auctions began in 1965 on his family farm in Itaska, New York. During his high school years he was buying and selling cattle along with helping on the family farm. His sister owned a car sales business, his beginnings in car sales began along with this. The rest is history.

BS from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA in 1971. Since that time, Charlie has regularly attended workshops and seminars related to the auction and Real Estate professions.

1965   -             Started working at auctions
1969   -             Started auctioneering
1972 - 1980      Auctioneer for Empire Livestock Cooperative
1983 -               Owned and operated Whitney Point Stock Farm as an auction facility, operating dairy farm and livestock dealership
1976 - 1992      Auctioneer at Auto Auctions (Syracuse Auto Auction, Western New York Auto Auctions, Thruway Auto Auction,
Northway Auto Auction, Tri-State Auto Auction, State-Line Auto Auctions (Waverly, NY), General Motors Factory Auction (Waverly, NY).
1992 - Present   Auctioneer at Auto Auctions including - Adesa-Buffalo, Central New York Auto Auction, Southern Auto Auction (until 1996) General; Motors Factory Auction-Stateline Auto Auction and Stateline Auto Auction Dealer Consignment Auction.
Currently: Also operating an auction service selling at my place or on site, conducting all types of auctions including but not limited to the following: Estates, Antiques, Construction Equipment, Real Estate, Livestock, Machinery, etc.

Areas of Accomplishment:
2000 Chosen by my peers to be a member of the NYS Auctioneer's Hall of Fame
1997 New York State Auctioneer of the Year
1995 Reserve NYS Champion Auctioneer
Member - National Auctioneer's Association
Member - NYS Auctioneer's Association,
     Board of Directors (1990-1993)
     President (1994-1995)
     Chairperson of the Board (1995-1996)
Regular writer of articles for NYSAA publication and presenter at Seminars and Conventions
Licensed Auctioneer in Pennsylvania, License #AU2641 L
Co-Chairperson - National Auctioneers Association Convention July, 1995
Owner - Whitney Square - Business and Professional Building
Owner - Triple C Co., Light Contracting and Equipment Sales
Former Secretary of Forward Tracking, Inc., Publisher of SPO Magazine
Licensed NYS Real Estate Broker Associate, ERA Decker Real Estate
Director, M.J.Taylor Manufacturing, Inc., Greene, NY
Town Supervisor, Town of Barker, Broome County, NY (1975-1980

Golf, Skiing (Downhill & Cross-Country), Hiking, Volleyball, PEOPLE
References available on request