Senior Vice President
Deric Torres is Senior Vice President of Trusts and Estates and Director of Furniture and Decorative Arts. Deric has been a part of the Clars team since 2009 and has brought to Clars many high level multi million dollar estates, including Thomas J. Perkins, Richard Mellon Scaife, the Spenger collection, and many other high profile estates including the Christensen estate which sold a rare Tiffany and Co. jade scent bottle which brought over $200,000. Deric is also responsible for bringing the Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC and many other institutions to the gallery.
Deric has been in the furniture and decorative arts field for nearly 30 years, and he is also an auctioneer at the gallery in addition to being a USPAP compliant appraiser and a member of the International Society of Appraisers since 2011. He has also been a regular guest commentator on Northern and Southern California’s PBS television, in addition to Public Television in the Seattle/Tacoma region.