Our first-generation founder, Bill Wilson, built the company on these principles, and we continue to embrace them today. You can count on our team at William Wilson Auction Realty to work hard for you, with integrity and at the most ethical standards.
We serve clients throughout the tri-state and believe it is our duty to be involved and give back to our community. We view each service we provide as an opportunity to make a significant impact. We walk the extra mile to create demand for your assets and create an aggressive bidding environment, achieving the highest possible sales values. We are always looking for better ways to serve you. Whether your needs include buying or selling at an auction, real estate, Estate Settlement, Transition Services or more, we put customer experience first.
The bottom line is that we are entirely invested in our community. Whether we're working with your organization or your family, we bring the same passion for improving our community and easing the lives of all our clients, meeting them at every stage. At Wilson, we strive to deliver as if you were our family, and we hope that you'll choose us for serving yours.
Andrew W. Wilson, CAI, CES, is currently President and a Principal Auctioneer/ Real Estate Broker with William Wilson Auction & Realty, Inc, a 35+ year, second generation family business with offices in New Harmony and Evansville Indiana.
Holding auctioneer and real estate licenses in Indiana and Illinois, Andrew specializes in the company’s real estate segments. He has earned the prestigious designation of Certified Auctioneers Institute and also holds the Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation from the National Auctioneers Association. Clients include families, professionals, and major institutions.
Andrew also has a concentration in the company's estate management and transitional asset client segments. Andrew assists many local and national organizations with their fundraising needs.
Andrew is active in the community, having served on various boards on the local and state level. Currently, he is a member of the Historic New Harmony Advisory Board; Posey County Leader for the Riley Children’s Foundation; a member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Auctioneers Association Foundation; a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana; a member of the Board of Directors of the Posey County Economic Development Partnership. In 2020, Andrew was reappointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to the Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees for a 3-year term.
Andrew has been recognized for his business and civic leadership, including a 2007 Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders, one of the Evansville Business Journal’s “20 Under 40” in 2011, and Southwest Indiana Chamber’s first “Young Professional of the Year” in 2017. He led the statewide Indiana Auctioneers Association as President in 2012. He lead the Posey County Economic Development Partnership from 2017-2019, having served as Vice President from 2011-2017. He also has previously served as President of the Posey County Community Foundation, and as a member of the Evansville Museum Board of Trustees.
Andrew holds a degree of Business Entrepreneurship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington.
He currently resides in his hometown of New Harmony, Indiana with his wife, Amanda, and daughters Arianna and Alana, and enjoys being outdoors, everything New Harmony, and spending time with his family.
William B. Wilson, CAI, known as Bill, is the founder of William Wilson Auction Realty. Holding auctioneer and real estate licenses in Indiana and Illinois, Bill is involved in property exchanges and brokerage deals.
Bill attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and has earned the prestigious Certified Auctioneer’s Institute (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association. In 2005, Bill was inducted into the Indiana Auctioneer’s Hall of Fame—the highest honor given to Auctioneers in Indiana. Wilson is among an elite class of Indiana Auctioneers and is part of the nation’s largest association of Auctioneers.
In addition to land sales and exchanges, he has a concentration in Appraisals, representing numerous clients in common valuation scenarios such as Estates, Divorce, and Bankruptcy. His focus market is in Southwestern Indiana, and Southeastern Illinois. Clients include families, professionals, and major institutions.
Bill is active in the community, having served on various boards on the local and state level. Currently, he is a member of the Indiana Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame Board, Rotary Club of Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana Varsity Club Board of Directors.
He currently resides in New Harmony, Indiana with his wife, Pat.
Hobart Scales joined the company in 2015 as an Auctioneer and Auction Coordinator and is now the Director of Client Solutions and Transaction Fulfillment. Working out of our firm's Evansville office, he assists with the company's diverse portfolio of business services for our clients. He is a 2015 graduate of The Reppert School of Auctioneering and specializes in online only personal property, heavy equipment, government surplus, industrial inventory, and residential real estate auctions.
Hobart is active in the community and volunteers for several non-profit organizations - currently serving as a Board Member for the Saint Wendel Catholic School, a member of the Schools and Government Affairs Committee for Youth First, and as a member of the Rotary Club of Evansville's Financial Investments Committee.
He has a degree in Political Science from Indiana State University with an extensive background in sales and government affairs and has owned and partnered in several small businesses.
Hobart resides in St. Wendel with his wife, Jamie, their two daughters, Mabel and Amelia, and son, Henry.
Scott Smith joined the Wilson team in 2011. He holds an auctioneer’s license and is a 2011 graduate of The Reppert School of Auctioneering. As a third-generation collector of antiques and collectibles, Scott assists with coordinating and cataloging auctions. He works with many of the firm’s consignment and estate clients and specializes in helping clients discern items of collectability and value.
Scott has a bachelor's degree in Special Education from Ball State University and a master's degree in Special Education from Indiana University (IUPUI). After teaching special education for 40 years, he retired in 2020 and now is able to devote more time to his auctioneering career.
Scott lives on the westside of Evansville with his wife, Joannie. Besides collecting antiques, Scott enjoys spending time with family, traveling and volunteering with church and service organizations.
Rob joined the Wilson team in 2018 and holds an Auctioneer license with a focus on agricultural real estate. Rob assists with auction activities conducted by the firm.
Liz Baize is the newest member of the Wilson team joining our firm as the Office Administrator and Broker. She has extensive knowledge in real estate throughout the region from being a licensed Realtor and by owning a home renovation business with her husband.
Liz holds a degree in Business Administration from Ivy Tech.
Diana serves as bookkeeper and continuing education coordinator for the Wilson team, assisting with the firm’s business activities. Diana brings with her decades of experience in accounting and bookkeeping.
Georganne joined the Wilson team in 2018 serving as an appraisal administrator, coordinating the firm’s extensive appraisal practice. Georganne brings many years of compliance administration experience to the firm.
Wilson would not be able to operate without our incredible support team. Our auction day team includes Tom Williams, John Busch, Daniel Bollinger, Lloyd Meddaugh, Fred Frayser, Dennis Minton, John Roberts, Hunter Alkire, Kate Asbury, Deb McCuiston, and Judy Davis.