Experienced auctioneers always have the last word, and that word is SOLD.
Since 1982, fleet managers from all over Canada have entrusted the remarketing specialists at Jardine Auctioneers to get maximum resale value for their vehicles and equipment.
They operate out of their 139 acre facility in Fredericton, New Brunswick and offer over 65 auctions per year.
How is this possible? Experience, that’s how. Coowners Frank Jardine, John Jardine and Blair Sissons have over 50 years of combined experience as professional auctioneers and remarketers. Hard work, great communication, innovative technology and second to none customer service are the keystones of doing business with Jardine Auctioneers and they strive to overachieve on every aspect of their relationships with customers. From the moment your inventory is picked up to the final bang of the gavel, the main goal is to get maximum value using innovative and effective marketing. As a customer, you will be kept apprised of the progress each step of the way, because great communication is just good business.
John began his auction career in June of 1986 at the Halifax-Dartmouth Auto Auction working as a bid spotter and auctioneer apprentice. In November of 1992, after graduating top of his class from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, John joined the auctioneering team of Adesa Canada; working in Ottawa and Montreal.
In May of 1998, John became Vice-President and General Manager of Jardine Auctioneers Inc. Since this time, Jardine Auctioneer’s volume of business has grown over 300%.
John’s experience with corporate fleet disposal has earned Jardine Auctioneers contracts with The Government of Canada, NB Department of Transportation, Irving Oil Ltd, Asset Recovery Inc, State Farm Insurance, United General Insurance, Alcool NB Liquor, ARI Canada Ltd, VFC financial services, Harley Davidson Credit, The Greater Fredericton Airport Authority, University of New Brunswick, The City of Saint John, A.C Poirier and Associates as well as many others.
With 34 years experience in the Auto Auction business, John is successful because of his hard work, honesty and dedication to his skill as a professional Auctioneer.
Frank graduated from Reisch world wide college of Auctioneering in March 1982 and immediately began his career with Montreal Auto Auction.
After only 3 years, Frank successfully opened the Halifax-Dartmouth Auto Auction in May of 1985 and was the hands on general manager responsible for the 350-400 vehicles sold weekly. During this same period, Frank was sent to Winnipeg as a special project coordinator to open the Winnipeg Auto Auction. This auction has grown to host over 1200 vehicles weekly.
In January of 1990, Frank was hired to open the auction now known as Adesa Ottawa. This auction is one of the largest and most successful in Canada offering over 1300 vehicles in its state of the art 5 lane facility.
In April of 1998 Frank’s vision of a Weekly Car Auction in Fredericton became a reality. From the initial sale held on April 29, 1998 until now, Jardine Auctioneers has grown to a 68 acre facility offering over 6700 vehicles and registering over 80,000 bidders.
Having dealt with large corporations like General Motors, Chrysler Canada, Ford Credit and several national banks, Frank’s 38 years of experience has earned him a solid reputation across Canada in the Auction business.
With over a decade of experience as the Automotive Division Manager, Blair’s passion for auctions has propelled him to new heights. In 2015, he graduated from Auction School, solidifying his expertise and commitment to excellence. In 2023 Blair purchased an ownership in Jardine Auctioneers and currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer.
As a leader, Blair excels in cultivating strong client relationships and driving innovation. He thrives on pushing boundaries and embracing cutting-edge ideas that revolutionize the auction landscape. Always hungry for knowledge, Blair actively seeks opportunities to expand his team’s capabilities and stay ahead of industry trends and advancements. Blair’s unwavering dedication to his clients is evident in his track record of consistently attracting new customers year after year. By deeply understanding their needs and fostering unwavering partnerships, he ensures that every client receives unparalleled service and results.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Blair is a passionate advocate for youth sports, particularly Youth Ringette. As a coach and mentor, he supports young athletes and emerging coaches in their personal and athletic development. When he’s not immersed in the auction world or on the sidelines, Blair enjoys skiing, golf, spending time with his two daughters and travelling.
With Blair Sissons at the helm, you can trust that your auction experience will be elevated to new heights, driven by innovation, and grounded in unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.