Noelle Valentino’s career in the art world has spanned institutions including the Smithsonian, Christie’s auction house, The Getty Museum and UCLA. Presently she is the Department Manager for Trusts and Estates at John Moran Auctioneers, a role that combines business development and appraisal services.
Noelle advises attorneys, fiduciaries, and CPAs who handle client collections and require estate settlement service or assistance with disposition at auction. Noelle frequently reviews art collections, decorative objects and jewelry. She and Morgana work as a team, traveling frequently throughout Southern California and beyond, evaluating estates and making selections for sale. They also make up the company’s appraisal division, writing the formalized documents required for insurance, charitable donation, estate tax and more.