Heritage Auctions has announced that Steve Borock has been named Senior Consignment Director of its comics department. Borock joined the company in January of 2009.
“Steve’s three years at Heritage have proven to us that we all made the right decision when he joined the company,” said Ed Jaster, Senior Vice President of Heritage. “His expertise and extraordinary commitment to customer service has further cemented our status as the leading auctioneer of vintage comics and original comic art. He has proven invaluable with major collections and private clients and has helped us take our ComicMarket for third-party sellers at HA.com to a whole new level."Borock has been a key figure in the business of comics for more than a decade, introducing third-party certification to the hobby and acting as Primary Grader at Comics Guaranty Corporation (CGC) when the firm started up in 1999, a post he held until late 2008. His reputation for fairness, honesty and impartiality was a key component in CGC's gaining acceptance among the community of collectors and dealers.“I love this hobby,” said Borock. “Helping collectors realize top dollar for their comics and original comic art is what I enjoy most, so Heritage has been a perfect fit for me. The team here is fantastic and working with them has been a real blast. They’re hard working and, put all together, constitute likely the most knowledgeable team of comics and comic art experts in the world, a team I look forward to being a part of for a long time to come.”“Promoting Steve was a no-brainer for us,” said Jim Halperin, co-chair and co-founder of Heritage Auctions. “His impact was almost immediate and he continues to impress us with his commitment to both Heritage and collectors across the board.”Steve Borock can be reached at SteveB@HA.comHeritage Auctions, headed by Steve Ivy, Jim Halperin and Greg Rohan, is the world’s third largest auction house, with annual sales more than $800 million and over 700,000 online bidder members. For more information about Heritage Auctions, and to join and gain access to a complete record of prices realized, along with full-color, enlargeable photos of each lot, please visit HA.com Want to get the up-to-the-minute updates and breaking news stories about Heritage Auctions? Get them as they happen at: www.Twitter.com/HeritageAuction; Facebook: www.HA.com/Facebook. To view a complete archive of Heritage press releases go to: HA.com/PR. To link to this press release on your blog or Website: www.HA.com/PR-2222This is a guest article. The thoughts and opinions in this piece are those of their author and are not necessarily the thoughts of the Certified Collectibles Group.