About Us

Rich Wasser is founder and owner of RICH WA$$ER, Auctioneers. He learned the business by taking deposits at his father’s auctions. His father is Harold Wasser, who passed away 30 years ago. Rich went to college at Cal Western University in San Diego and graduated in 1968 with a BA degree. He earned his Masters’ degree in 1970 at Cal State Los Angeles. Rich loves the auction process and is in charge of every auction from sign up to final pick up and recap.

Debra Wasser is Rich’s wife and has been cashier and computer operator for over 15 years. She has a BS degree from Iowa State University. You won’t find a nicer, more honest person in the auction business.

Tim Chavez has been lotter and lead man for RICH WA$$ER, Auctioneers for over 20 years. He has boundless energy and keeps the auction moving along quickly.

Gloria Contreras has been lotting for RICH WA$$ER, Auctioneers for over 25 years. She is a very hard worker who is friendly and always laughing.