About Jane Alexiadis

Jane Alexiadis has been an auctioneer and personal property appraiser in the bay area for 2 decades. She writes a weekly newspaper column and appears frequently on television discussing art, antiques and collectibles. She is a board member of the American Decorative Arts Forum, a Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco support affiliate. Jane is a member of the International Society of Appraisers.

Jane graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and has done additional studies at Trinity College, Oxford and Harvard. She grew up in a large Boston family so she learned to speak quickly and persuasively at an early age.


University of Massachusetts, Amherst – B.A., 1988, Magna Cum Laude, Commonwealth Scholar

International Society of Appraisers 2005, 2014, 2017 - Residential Property and Antiques;

Universal Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices 

Continuing Education credits - American Decorative Arts Forum; Humanities West; American Association of Appraisers; International Society of Appraisers



American Decorative Arts Forum of Northern California: a Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Support Group - Board member, past board president

International Society of Appraisers

Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association; Historic New England

Professional Women’s Network - Past Board Member