James G. Murphy founded the James G. Murphy
Company in 1970. The company is located in Kenmore,
Wash., just outside Seattle. The company also has an
office in Keizer, Ore., near Salem.
The company has grown from a small family company
to one of the largest commercial and industrial auction
companies in the United States, according to the company.
The James G. Murphy Company conducts up to 12
auctions a year on its auction site, which is approximately
In addition, The James G. Murphy Company conducts
approximately 100 auctions a year, specializing in commercial
and industrial equipment including contractors
equipment, heavy trucks and trailers, forest products
equipment, machine shops and metal fabricating equipment,
woodworking equipment, vehicles, restaurant
equipment, office equipment, computers and much more.
The company has sold everything from aircraft to ocean
All James G. Murphy auctions are conducted live and
online. The company also conducts timed, online only