Rooted in Family, Driven By Results 

For nearly 40 years, Pearce & Associates has been dedicated to treating our clients like family and finding the best solutions for each unique situation. 

Larry "Chip" Pearce Jr


Professional Auctioneer for more than 35 years. CES (Certified Estate Specialist), AARE (Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate), GPPA (Graduate Personal Property Appraiser), AMI (Auction Marketing Professional), Licensed Real Estate Broker, Federal Firearms License including Class III, Alabama Automobile Dealer. Chip is recognized as a Collector Car Expert and has owned and appraised hundreds of collector vehicles. Recognized as an expert by the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Pearce has conducted hundreds of auctions selling tens of millions of dollars in assets over the past 35 years. Pearce is a Governor Appointment Member of the Alabama State Board of Auctioneers and past board member of the Alabama Auctioneers Association.



Alex Bourland


Alex earned his Bachelors of Science (BS) and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Millsaps College. He attended America's Auction Academy. He holds both an auctioneers license and real estate license in South Carolina. Alex manages the Charleston, SC location of Pearce & Associates and specializes in both personal property and real estate auctions. He works with attorneys, business owners who are retiring or needing to liquidate their business assets, and estate executors. Alex has a passion for guitars and boats. He loves to spend time on the water with friends and family.



Madelyn Pearce Bourland

Certified Estate Specialist

(BBA) Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. Certified Estate Specialist Designation from the National Auctioneers Association. Madelyn specializes in helping seniors who are downsizing and estate executors with the management and liquidation of their personal property assets.



Andrew Pearce

Auction Consultant- Consignment Manager

Andrew D. Pearce
Auction Consultant - Consignment Manager in Alabama
(BBA) Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. (CAI) Certified Auctioneers Institute. Board of Directors with the Alabama Auctioneers Association. Member of the National Auctioneers Association. Andrew is a project coordinator and facilities manager of the Pearce Auction Center in Alabaster, Alabama. Andrew has extensive experience in Business Liquidations and Estate Auctions. He works regularly with private business owners who are retiring and needing to liquidate their assets. Andrew also handles Government Surplus Auctions coordinating with City & County officials when assets need to be sold. Andrew manages a significant open consignment auction each month from the Pearce Auction Center.

Damon Folmar

Auction Consultant

With more than 30 years of experience in sales, manufacturing, and agriculture, Damon is uniquely qualified to provide consultation, marketing, and liquidation services for farms, businesses, estates, and municipal assets. His work has taken him to more than 40 states. Damon was born in Birmingham, AL and grew up in Columbiana, AL which is where he currently lives. He attended the University of Montevallo and then entered the world of business through his family's manufacturing operation. This endeavor allowed him to become proficient in business operations, learning the value and opportunities afforded by wearing multiple managerial hats.

Pete Horton

Auction Consultant

Pete Horton, CAI (Certified Auctioneers Institute). CES (Certified Estate Specialist) GPPA (Graduate Personal Property Appraiser) Auction Sales Manager, Gulf Coast Region for Pearce and Associates Auction Company. Pete has been conducting auctions now for over 40 years. In his career, Pete has conducted auctions in 57 of the 67 Alabama counties. These auctions include real estate of all descriptions, equipment, business liquidations, and estates. He has conducted auctions for The State Of Alabama, Cities and Counties, Several branches of the Federal Government, large corporations, small businesses, lending institutions, estates, and individuals. Pete is a licensed Real Estate Broker and licensed Auctioneer in Alabama and Florida. He is a designated member of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and is a Certified Estate Specialist (CES). In addition, Pete is a member of the Alabama Auctioneers Hall of Fame and is a former Alabama State Champion Auctioneer. Pete presently serves as a member of the Alabama State Board of Auctioneers. Pete and his wife Myra reside in Gulf Shores.

January Pearce

Certified Estate Specialist

BS (Batchelor of Science) Communication Studies, University of Montevallo. CES (Certified Estate Specialist) January works with Estate Executors and Seniors who are downsizing and needing to liquidate their assets including collections, jewelry, coins, antiques, art and other items of personal property. January is a State of Alabama Automobile title agent and also handles all Federal Fire Arms paperwork for Pearce and Associates. January coordinates and manages regular estate consignment auctions for Pearce and Associates at the Pearce Auction Center in Alabaster, Alabama

Monica Malone

Auction Consultant