Collector, dealer, appraiser, liquidator—Mr. Lesser has been passionately involved with fine art and antiques for more than 40 years. He has extensive experience in conducting appraisals, estate sales, and liquidations of tangible personal property.
Through the years, Mr. Lesser has conducted appraisals of art, antiques, and other tangible personal property for equitable distribution, for insurance and estate purposes, and for donation to museums and charities. He is often retained by many major insurance companies to conduct appraisals on first and third party claims. Arthur is USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) certified.
A noted authority in his field, Mr. Lesser has lectured extensively and has been published in the American Arts Quarterly. He is a member of the Appraiser's Association of America, and a former member of The Art Deco Society of New York, and The National Arts Club. He is also Chairman of the Great Neck Incorporated Village of Thomaston Landmarks Commission.