Jon H. Levinsonjon@jhlauctioneers.com
Jon H. Levinson is a veteran auctioneer with five decades of experience in the auction industry. Known for providing expert advice to clients throughout the mid-Atlantic, Jon has earned a reputation as the region’s leading authority on commercial and residential real estate.
Jon started his career in the Oriental rug department of the multi-generational company that was founded by his grandfather in 1924. Having spent more than 47 years as an integral part of the family’s auction house and working his way up through the business, Jon took the advice of his clients, family and friends and launched his own auction firm in 2018. Known for his ability to connect buyers and sellers and for achieving maximum results for both, Jon has facilitated auctions throughout the course of his career that yielded hundreds of millions of dollars.
In addition to building a successful career, Jon is an active member and leader in the local community. He has served on the boards of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore and was Chairman of the Annual Campaign for The Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore. Hundreds of non-profits have tapped Jon for his connections, knowledge of the community and expertise to raise funds for their organizations.
Jon has served as co-Chair of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala and is a four-time co-Chair of the Magic of Life Gala for LifeBridge Health. From the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Walters Art Museum to Enoch Pratt Free Library and the US Olympic Committee, Jon has coordinated and led hundreds of auctions for organizations that have resulted in billions of dollars in donations. For the last 19 years, Jon has worked with PRS Guitars to coordinate and facilitate its annual concert and auction for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center featuring artists such as Journey, The Allman Brothers, Santana, Bad Company, Doobie Brothers and John Mayer.
Jon is a Baltimore native who lives in Baltimore County with his wife Susan. He has three daughters and 5 grandchildren. When he’s not facilitating auctions, you can find him on the golf course, playing guitar or attending concerts or sporting events, such as the NFL, NBA or horseracing.
As Vice President of JHL Auctioneers, Susan Levinson is involved in all aspects of the business.
Susan has participated in raising funds for many nonprofit organizations and has co-chaired events for the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, Sinai Hospital and The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
She lives in Baltimore County with her husband, Jon. They enjoy spending time with their three daughters and five young grandchildren.
Julie Van Tilburgjulie@jhlauctioneers.com
Julie Van Tilburg is General Manager and Realtor at JHL Auctioneers. Julie brings more than 30 years of professional experience to the auction house and uses her real estate expertise and management skills to oversee many facets of the business. As an experienced Realtor with extensive training in the latest real estate strategies, Julie serves as a resource for buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties. Her knowledge of the local market and national trends allows her to provide advice and guidance to support clients through the real estate buying and selling process.
From marketing and sales to human resources management and event planning, Julie has worked in a variety of positions throughout her career that has allowed her to develop skills and knowledge that she applies to her real estate business. She uses the latest strategies and technology to best market properties and help buyers make sound investments. Julie’s connections in the region allow her to serve as a one-stop-shop for all of her client’s real estate needs while providing unparalleled service.
A resident of Timonium, Julie has a daughter pursuing a career in medicine. When Julie isn’t working she enjoys travel and exercise.
A skilled professional with a management, sales, and financial background, Jeff Baughman is manager and Realtor at JHL Auctioneers. Jeff supports clients buying and selling commercial and residential properties and, using his business acumen, works with them to help identify and acquire properties and assets that complement their portfolios. Jeff guides clients through the real estate process by providing sound financial expertise, strong market knowledge, and honest advice. By coordinating every step of the transaction, he is dedicated to making the real estate process as easy and stress-free as possible.
Jeff’s background in financial services includes working for T. Rowe Price and MassMutual. Throughout his career, he has led teams that responsibly managed more than 200 professional consultants and has personally advised clients on topics including retirement, education, and estate planning.
Jeff lives in Harford County with his wife, Ashli, and their daughter, Finley. Jeff’s interests include watching sports (especially football), playing golf, and spoiling his daughter.