"Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist."
~ Rene Magritte
Trusts & Estates
Noelle Valentino joined John Moran Auctioneers in 2020.
Noelle is the Associate Director for Trusts and Estates, a role that combines business development and appraisal services. She frequently reviews art, decorative objects, jewelry, and more on behalf of private fiduciaries, trust companies, estate planning attorneys, and other industry professionals.
Noelle’s career in the art world has spanned institutions including the Smithsonian, Christie’s auction house, The Getty Museum, and the UCLA Hammer Museum. She holds a master’s degree in Art History, having submitted a thesis exploring design and style in the decorative arts.
Noelle is a member of the Appraisers Association of America (AAA). She is also involved in several Los Angles area estate planning councils and serves on the board of the Fiduciary Round Table of San Gabriel Valley. As a founding member of Art Muse Los Angeles, she enjoys the opportunity to lead private tours in museums throughout the city. When not engaging with art, Noelle likes to take part in outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and sailing.