About Us

Welcome to Trading Post Auctions, where we specialize in making downsizing a seamless and profitable experience. With over a decade of dedicated service, we are the most experienced online estate liquidators in the region, committed to providing a professional, straightforward, honest approach during what can be a challenging undertaking.

Please Note: Our approach can involve a brutally honest assessment of your personal property and your situation. Downsizing can be a stressful and emotional process. We believe that transparent communication is crucial for guiding you through this journey effectively. Our intention is to help you make informed decisions and alleviate the stress associated with downsizing.

Our Mission

Our mission is to maximize profits for our clients while ensuring a professional and friendly experience for all involved. We take pride in our efficient approach to estate liquidation, where we evaluate, research, market and deliver your valuables to a worldwide customer base.

Founder & Owner

Doug Drew

Doug brings a wealth of experience from a distinguished 30-year career in the restaurant industry. In 2014, he embarked on a new journey, establishing Trading Post with a mission to help Long Island residents downsize. Today, Doug's dedication has expanded our services across the tri-state area, leaving a lasting mark on the communities we serve.

Operations & Managing partner

Jake Mango

Jake joined Trading Post in 2019 with a background in business management. His strategic acumen is complemented by a certification in Personal Property Appraisals obtained through the International Society of Appraisers, underscoring his commitment to precision and value in our auction processes.

  • Doug Drew and his people are the ultimate professionals. They photographed and catalogued everything and were truly accommodating. Their expertise in pricing items and care in handling your precious treasures made for a very successful financial result.

    Irwin G. - New Rochelle, NY

  • We had a great experience with Trading Post Auctions. They are professional, reliable, and so easy to work with. They made selling our furniture a pleasure and it was so easy. Jake is great!!

    Caryn W. - Plainview, NY

  • Jake was a pleasure. Communicative, friendly, professional and was great on follow up. The auction went exactly as he said it would. He came on time with his awesome team and everything went seamlessly the day of pick up. I would highly recommend Jake!

    Bonnie R. - Closter, NJ