We are a 4th generation private company now specializing in the sale and appraisal of industrial machinery and equipment. Since 1932, we have been in the marketplace conducting auctions, liquidations and providing valuations for all types of machinery, equipment, vehicles, inventories, and retail and wholesale goods. The prevailing trends and demands of our industry have enabled QCA to evolve into a reliable and reputable industrial auction company that delivers successful results. We are able to accomplish this success with an experienced staff that places the interest of our clients above all else.


Eric Merback – (President & Owner) Eric is the 3rd generation auctioneer in our family-owned and operated business. He is a licensed and bonded auctioneer in  Pennsylvania since 1979 and holds auctioneer licenses in multiple states as well. He is a Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA) through the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) as well as being Uniform Standards for Professional Practice (USPAP) compliant. He is active in numerous industry associations, including the Industrial Auctioneers Association (IAA), the Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA), the AMEA listed above, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Eric is a Temple University graduate, having majored in Business Law and minored in Real Estate. Eric’s integrity, attention to detail, and many years of experience help create his time-tested, goal-oriented asset recovery approach. Eric is a longstanding devoted Eagles fan as well! Contact (215-327-7085) or eric@quakercityauction.com 




Cynthia Merback – (Director of Operations) Cindy brings her varied background to us including marketing and advertising, sales and management. Her expertise is in project development and organization, having earned her master’s degree. She manages the auction process from the signed proposal to the final removed lot and is also a Notary Public. Contact (215-327-7087) or cindy@quakercityauction.com.

Anna Gordon – (Executive Assistant) Anna will complete your live and/or online auction registration including updating your address or processing your request to join our mailing list. She assists with auction promotions, advertising and buyer communication through weekly QCA e-blasts. Contact: anna@quakercityauction.com

Sheila Heffer – (Auction Services Representative) Sheila brings to QCA decades of customer service expertise with the knowledge and background of office management. She will coordinate the auction purchase process from registration, lot inquiry and invoice generation through communication post-auction to facilitate removal. Contact: sheila@quakercityauction.com

Jared Merback – (Technology Expert) – Jared provides support in all areas of auction technology, including lot preparation and cataloging in the auction software system, and general maintenance and expansion of QCA’s services to clients and buyers. His education includes writing, computer technology and camera expertise. Jared brings our business to a 4th generation!

Check Out this Testimonial About Our Staff!

Testimonials_V02 I’ve been coming to Quaker City Auctioneers auctions for about a decade. This is truly a class act organization. They treat their customers with integrity and respect. Eric is a true professional and makes sure the auction process goes smoothly. When it comes to setting up an auction, Bill is one of the best in the business, always ready to answer any question and assist in any way necessary. The back office staff is always helpful and polite.”

Vlad M.,
BJV Enterprises