About Us

Zink Auctions & Appraisals is a full-service auction and appraisal company providing these services:

  • Appraisals for estates and personal use
  • On-line and live on-site personal property auctions
  • Live on-site residential and commercial real estate auctions.

When assessing a client’s inventory, we can offer sales options to best meet our clients’ needs.

Lynne Zink is licensed in several mid-Atlantic states and is recognized as an Industry leader. Zink won the International Auctioneer Championship in the Women’s Division in 2012 with the National Auctioneers Association and currently serves as an ambassador. She has also served all Board positions, including President with the Auctioneers Association of Maryland and was awarded Auctioneer of the Year for her outstanding contributions to the auction profession. She also donates her time to several community organizations.

Our Team

Lynne ZInk

Lynne Zink, CAI, CES, CAGA

Professional Auctioneer

Lynne Zink is a 2001 graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and has specialized in Real Estate, Personal Property, and Estate Appraisals for over 15 years. An active member of the Auctioneers Association of Maryland (AAM) she has served on all board positions, including President, and she has twice been named AAM Auctioneer of the Year.  She is also an active member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and was awarded the title of International Auctioneer Champion in 2012.  Zink has also achieved the following industry designations:

  • December 2019 Real Estate Workshop with NAA in Las Vegas, NV
  • Annual continuing education classes at state and national auctioneer conferences
  • December 2017 Real Estate Workshop with NAA in Las Vegas, NV
  • 2008 Certified Appraisers Guild of America – GAGA Designation
  • 2007 Certified Estate Specialist – CES Designation
  • 2004-2006 Certified Auctioneers Institute – NAA at Indiana University – CAI Designation
  • 2001 Graduate from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering
  • 1996 Towson State University: B.S. Degree in English/Secondary Educ., Minor in Theatre
  • 2013 Awarded Auctioneer of the Year by the Auctioneers Association of Maryland for outstanding contributions to the auction profession.
  • 2012 International Auctioneer Champion and Ambassador for the NAA
  • 2007 1st Place in the NAA Marketing Competition for the AAM Website.
  • 2006 Awarded Auctioneer of the Year by the Auctioneers Association of Maryland
  • 2005 Maryland State Bid Calling Champion.

Auctioneers Association of Maryland (AAM) since 2001

  • 2016: On-Line Fundraising Auction Chair
  • 2014 – 2015: Immediate Past President
  • 2012 – 2013: President
  • 2010 – 2011: President-Elect
  • 2010 – 2011: Professional Development Chair
  • 2007 – 2009: Board of Directors then Vice President
  • 2004 – 2010: Website Administrator
  • 2003 – 2008: Newsletter Editor
  • 2004 – 2006: Bid Calling Contest Committee
  • 2001 – 2003: Newsletter Reporter

National Auctioneers Association (NAA) since 2001

  • 2019 – Present: Board of Trustees for the Education Institute
  • 2009 – 2018: Instructor at the Annual Conference
  • 2018 – 2019: IAC Championship Committee
  • 2017 – 2019: Ambassador representing the state of Maryland
  • 2015 – 2017: Co-Chair for the NAA Pass if Forward Campaign
  • 2014 – Co-Chair Benefit Auction Summit, Nashville, TN
  • 2012 – 2013 IAC Championship and Education Task Force Committees
  • 2012 – 2013: NAA Ambassador and Speaker’s Bureau
  • 2011 – Benefit Auction Summit Committee
  • 2009 – 2010: Allied Partners Committee
  • 2006 – 2008: Conference & Show Education Committee
  • 2006 – CAI 30th Anniversary Gala Committee


Harford County Chamber of Commerce
BRN, Business Resource Network
CPWN, Chesapeake Professional Women’s Network
Route 40 Business Association
GbA, Growth by Association

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Roxane Casto, CAGA

Professional Auctioneer

Roxane has been working in the auction industry for 20+ years, specializing in personal property and appraisals. She attended Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in 1997. Through the years she has sold everything from box lots to fire trucks. In 2008, Roxane earned her Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA) Designation.  She is a member of the Auctioneers Association of Maryland (AAM) and served on the AAM Board of Directors from 2010-2012. She is the 2008 Maryland Bid Calling Champion, 2005 Auctioneer of the Year and served as the AAM Newsletter Editor in 2005. Roxane lives in Glen Burnie, MD with her husband. She has two children and two grandchildren.