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“The best auctioneer I’ve ever seen in my life.” –Alan Alda

“A sexy auctioneer who gently brutalizes the crowd into giving.” –Mario Cantone

 

“Lucas was incredible to see in action. He hit the right notes of energy, fun, and seriousness and the crowd loved him!” –Missy Rahman, Harboring Hearts 

 

“We were thrilled with Paul’s enthusiasm and service at our event. Thank you for your time, energy and expertise!”

–Andrea Savinsky, Arthritis Foundation

 

“We had so many people tell us how much fun they had - and how much they especially loved Lucas Hunt as the auctioneer!” –Alexandra Blaney, Shine Global

 

“Our whole team extends their deepest gratitude for the creative work. All night long we kept getting feedback on how wonderful our auctioneer was. We raised a lot of money, and far exceeded our goal.” –Megan Yealy, Not For Sale

“The event was absolutely a success!! It was a TRUE pleasure working with Paul, and  HUNT Auctioneers. We look forward to working together in the very near future.” –Brielle Loewinsohn, Silhouette Group Inc.

 

“Multiple guests came up to express how the auction made the night. I had an incredible time watching Lucas shine in his element, without his help, we wouldn't have been able to raise as much as we did.” –Michelle Fusco, Sundara

 

“We are grateful for an amazing evening,  and our best event to date. I'm thrilled to say we exceeded our goals and raised more than ever before! HUNT Auctioneers put on an awesome show.” –Helen Jones, Yamba Malawi

 

“Lucas made a huge impact on our event and audience. We had never had a professional auctioneer. He did a great job and squeezed every last penny. My ED had lots of texts and emails from guests gushing how amazing and professional he was and how much he knew about our community and organization.” –Deanna Principe, Autism Delaware

 

“Working with Hunt Auctioneers was incredible. The communication, expertise and execution were top notch and helped us raise more than double what we did the year before. Our auctioneer, Paul, contacted us regularly before the event, did his homework, and entertained the crowd with his outgoing, witty personality. We will work with them again and look forward to reaching new fundraising goals with their help.” –Sara Deren, Experience Camps

 

“Willing to work within our budget, and provided support and advice when we needed it. Advocates who elevated our event, and delivered on all that he promised. An absolute pleasure to work. Helped us RAISE THE MOST we ever have in our six years!!!”  –Meredith Weber, Back on My Feet Chicago

 

“It was a joy to work with Lucas on our recent Gala—he played such a critical role in our on-site fundraising, accomplishing the difficult feat of making the auction fun, moving, and successful. We will happily recommend him to colleagues.” –Zoë Dickman, Kaufman Music Center

 

“Lucas was incredible. He was kind, but pushy in the right ways; he was incredibly warm and thoughtful. Lucas’s grasp on what we do and how we do it is better than some of our board members! Honestly, it was such a pleasure.”  

–Reshma Patel, The Impact Network

 

“Lucas does a terrific job as master of ceremonies, has a way of touching people so that they pay serious attention. When he talks, people listen. He makes it look easy, the appeal was impactful, people raised their hands all over the room, and we raised an incredible amount of money! Lucas is accessible, open, friendly and that is why WE choose him.”  –Thomas Diffley, East End Hospice

 

 “Every room brightens upon Lucas Hunt's entry. His exuberance and energy are electrifying and contagious, combined with his commitment to fully support worthwhile causes, place him in a league of his own. Lucas is unquestionably my go-to auctioneer for all events.”  –Rachel Jacobs, Bent on Learning

 

“We were thrilled to have Lucas Hunt’s auctioneer skills lead the onsite fundraising effort which turned out the best results ever—over double our goal.” –Karen Hershey, KH Events

 

“A wonderful auctioneer for your benefit event. His energetic, compassionate and professional style impressed all of us. Lucas is a joy to work with. It is because of his valuable support that we were able to reach a record-breaking amount of donations.”  –Sophie Xiaohong Qi, Harmonia Holdings

 

“People are still buzzing about the auction, telling us it was the best event we've done in 7 years. The fund a need was DOUBLE that of last year. Lucas was amazing, our audience loved him.” –Anita Burroughs, Starting Point

 

“It was such a pleasure working with Lucas. He makes it so easy and guests adore him. I’ve stage managed many Gala Benefits for over the years, and I can say without doubt that I’ve never seen auctions go down so well – or raise so much – as these past two years with Lucas at the helm.” –Jane Pole-Beckman, stage manager for The New Group

 

“I am so pleased and can't thank Lucas enough for his expertise on executing a quick, fun and exciting, Live Auction and Fund A Need. I’ve only gotten positive feedback, everyone enjoyed his style and enthusiasm. I greatly appreciate all of Lucas’s hard work and guidance throughout the planning as well.”  –Shelley Mendoza, St. Paul Catholic

 

“Lucas is fantastic and quite the master of auctioneering. I have no doubt he will make a wonderful addition (in any) capacity to your event.  –Allison Levine, Allie Levine Events

 

Lucas Hunt did such a masterful job as our emcee/auctioneer.  He struck just the right tone as he asked for bids from the room.” –Enid Shapiro, American Friends of Museums in Israel

 

“The night was everything I could have asked for. Lucas was integral with his energy, attention to detail, input and the way he jumped in with both feet to learn about our organization, and the people in it. He was flexible through the evening, and very professional. Our organization was blessed by his service.”  –Vinny Liscio, Somers Lions Club

 

“We are united in our praise for the work Lucas did.  In the 10 years of galas we've hosted, he was by far the most professional, most engaging, and most successful auctioneer we've hired.”  –Marla Greco, Montfort Academy

 

“It was great fun to watch Lucas work the crowd. I'm so glad he was there to guide us along the way for our first auction. It was a true pleasure working with him, and we hope to have many more successful auctions to come!”  

–Lindsay Vietor, Museum of Food and Drink

 

“I feel incredibly lucky to have worked with someone as dedicated, talented, and professional as Lucas. His commitment to something a bit outside of the box was amazing, and he absolutely steers the ship rough waters with ease and panache.” –Jesse Patch, director of  The Estate Auction of The Most Interesting Man

 

“Lucas was fantastic and we really appreciated his diligence in getting to know our constituents. The appeal was a new concept to our audience. He took the time to understand them, and handled it very well. We exceeded our goal, and grew in revenue overall for the event, thanks to his help!”  –Barbara Gallagher, Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

 

“Lucas Hunt is an animated, active and entertaining auctioneer, who can add significant value to your event!" 

–Juliet Papa, East Hampton Artists & Writers

 

“Lucas helped us create a vision and plan, then guided us to an unbelievably successful night! To watch the live and reverse auction come to life was incredible. They were the highlights of our evening, and Lucas was such a pleasure to work with. I learned why it's crucial to hire a professional.” –Allison Poster-Katz, Manhattan New School (PS 290)

 

"Lucas is a pleasure to work with. He takes his job seriously and with such passion. It comes out in his performance.”

–Theresa Murphy, East End Hospice

 “Lucas engages the audience in enthusiastic bidding with well-spaced reminders on the importance of our mission. With each item, he pursues the best result. He moves at a good pace with intelligence, elegance, and humor. Lucas holds the attention of an audience, generates interest, and entertains. He’s a natural. We cannot wait to have him back.”  –Arlene Bujese, Board of Directors, East Hampton BoxArt Auction

 

“I highly recommend investing in Lucas' services. Our organization is a very small nonprofit, and our board scrutinizes every expense. Unequivocally, Lucas was a wise investment. Our live auction and fund-a-need had greater energy and higher participation, and were actually highlights of the event for our guests. He took the time to learn about our organization and the community we serve, and that made all the difference.” –Stephanie Hinkaty, Gigi’s Playhouse

 

“Impeccable style and charisma make Lucas the perfect fit for our Bra Auction and Fashion Show. He’s an expert at charming and motivating the crowd.”  –Stacy Quarty, Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital

 

"Lucas helped us raise more funds than we dreamt possible, and turned the evening into a fun thrill ride with his charm, wit and energy. The feedback from all who attended the auction was effusive about his role in its success. He’s a super star!” –Sara Faulkner, Springs School Mystery Art Sale

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