About Us

Hallmark Auctions is located in Webster Groves, Missouri which is a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. We have two satellite offices in Naples and Miami, Florida. We host appraisal events on a regular schedule in these three cities. Our team has been in the Fine Jewelry and Watches, Antiques and Fine  and Decorative Arts  business for over 40 years, as antique and retail store owners, art gallery owners, personal property, fine art and jewelry appraisers, auction house consultants, educators, curators and interior designers and business owners. Moving into the business of an auction house has been a natural progression of the way these items are now bought and sold throughout the world.

Our auctions feature curated collections of fine, vintage and estate jewelry, sterling silver, couture, luxury handbags and accessories, fine and decorative arts and memorabilia. We seek to represent the best and finest items in each of the categories that we represent. We also offer appraisals for insurance, estate and donation purposes using the USPAP standards.

We are a family owned and operated company and we are able to provide our customers and clients with an approachable , customized and personal touch. We are adaptable and can tailor our services to the needs of each client.

We bring together buyers and sellers of fine jewelry, fine and decorative arts, we offer a customizable, boutique approach towards estate liquidation, consignment and valuation services.

Our Team

Mike J. Gianino

Managing Partner | Operations | Accounting

Mike has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His expertise lies in sales, marketing, management, and administration. He has over 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business owner in the areas of home health care and the beverage industry, business brokerage, real estate management & development, retail,  and operations.

[email protected] | Cell 314-750-7569

Maria C Gianino

Managing Partner

Fine Jewelry, Luxury Handbags & Silver Specialist  | Appraiser | Business Development

Maria Gianino has been buying and selling 18th, 19th and 20th Century Antique, Estate, Artisan, and Fine Jewelry for over 40 years. She has owned an Art Gallery and Antique Retail Store in St. Louis, Missouri as well as participated in national jewelry shows in New York and Miami. She has been trained as a Personal Property Appraiser for Estate, Charitable Donation, Divorce and Insurance and is USPAP compliant. (Universal Standards Principals and Practices) Maria is a member of the International Society of Appraisers and the National Society of Jewelry Appraisers. She has worked as an auction house fine jewelry specialist and has owned and independent personal property appraisal firm www.legacy-appraisals.com for over 15 years.

She holds GIA, Gemological Institute of America specialist certifications in Diamonds, Colored Stones and Pearls. She has completed additional appraisal coursework from New York University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Marketing, from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

[email protected] | Cell 314-412-6098

Matthew Gianino

IT Specialist and Support | Customer Service

Sports Memorabilia & Collectables Specialist

Matthew is a graduate of the University of Missouri and is a technology guru and customer support specialist with over 10 years of experience in business operations support and customer service.  He is a specialist in sports collectables and memorabilia with an emphasis on Hockey and Baseball.

[email protected] | Cell 314-750-1742

Felix Kadirov

Contemporary Art Specialist | Appraiser | Business Development

Felix is a graduate of Hofstra University and is a contemporary art dealer, appraiser and consultant to artists in New York and at Art Basel Miami and is based in Miami, Florida.

[email protected] | Cell 917-435-3348

Susan Mchaney

Decorative Arts Specialist | Business Development

Susan is a graduate of William Woods College and was the former operations manager of Schumacher Fabrics for 21 years. She is also an independent interior designer.

[email protected]

Deanna Corrigan

Jewelry Specialist | Business Development

Deanna is a graduate of St. Ambrose University and has been a collector and dealer of estate, vintage and costume jewelry as well as sterling silver for over 15 years. She has also managed and run private estate sales throughout St. Louis

[email protected]

Opportunities with Hallmark Auctions

The Hallmark team is a dedicated group of auction house professionals in St. Louis, as well as throughout the country.

We have a jewelry, fine and decorative arts and photography internship program for college students in our St. Louis office.

We currently have opportunities in the following areas:

Graphic Design and Social Media Intern

Cataloguer, Jewelry and Watches

Cataloguer, Fine Art

Freelance Product Photographer

Business Development — Naples, Florida

Business Development — Miami, Florida

We are always looking to collaborate and work with other industry professionals such as personal property, fine art and jewelry appraisers, interior designers, antique dealers, attorneys, banks and trust officers.

Please contact us to find out more at [email protected] or submit your resume.


St Louis

St. Louis

We are open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, as well as by appointment.

7915 Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Telephone: 314.942.1132.

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By Appointment.

5800 Strand Blvd, Naples, Florida 34110.

Telephone: 314.412.6098

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80 SW 8th Street Miami, FL 33130.

Telephone: 314.412.6098

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