Our Team

CHRISTOPHER MCCABE
AUCTIONEER and co-founder

Christopher McCabe is a co-founder and Principal of Metro Auctions. Mr. McCabe leads the firm’s management, auction, appraisal and liquidation practices. Prior to starting Metro Auctions, Chris held a senior position at a prominent auction company in South Florida where he worked on numerous multi-million-dollar auction and commercial business liquidation projects. With nearly a decade of experience in the auction and asset disposition industry, Chris co-founded Metro Auctions with one clear vision—to provide industry leading auction, liquidation and appraisal services to consumers and businesses in the New York Metropolitan area.   Chris has extensive transactional expertise and routinely advises clients in the restaurant and food service industry on sale methodologies that maximize financial return. Chris possesses exceptional skill and talent in the art of auctioneering and has conducted hundreds of auctions selling all types of personal property.

Chris is a licensed auctioneer and certified appraiser. He is a graduate of The Northeast School of Auctioneering and The Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA).

Chris is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Turnaround Management Association.

 

NH AUCTIONEER LIC. #: 6161

NYC AUCTIONEER LIC. #: 2059000-DCA

RYAN CATALANO
PRESIDENT and co-founder

Ryan Catalano is a co-founder and President of Metro Auctions. Mr. Catalano leads the operations and is responsible for the growth, execution and business strategy of the firm.  Mr. Catalano also focuses on deal origination, business development and provides direct oversight of all commercial equipment transactions. His dedication and commitment to providing incomparable service have achieved ongoing success across the commercial equipment market.

Prior to co-founding Metro Auctions, Mr. Catalano began his career advising businesses and startups in the restaurant and hospitality sector. Ryan received a B.S. from Southern Connecticut State University.

Ryan is a licensed auctioneer and certified appraiser. He is a graduate of The Northeast School of Auctioneering and The Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA).

He is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, American Bankruptcy Institution and the American Marketing Association, Fairfield County Chapter.

 

NYC AUCTIONEER LIC. #: 2057415-DCA