Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Photo of Sanford A. Alderfer 9/25/1923 - 10/24/2022

Sanford A. Alderfer 9/25/1923 - 10/24/2022

  • Founder

Sanford A. Alderfer founded Sanford A. Alderfer Inc. after attending the Reisch American School of Auctioneering in 1959 and conducted his first real estate auction on February 8, 1960. Sanford’s credentials and affiliations include licensed auctioneer and broker, life member of the National Auctioneer Association and Pennsylvania Auctioneer Association and a member of the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers. He was the first inductee into the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Hall of Fame and was named North Penn Realtor of the Year in 1990. Sanford A. Alderfer peacefully passed on Monday evening, October 24th, 2022. Sanford was the founder of Sanford Alderfer Real Estate & Auction Company, father to Sandy Alderfer, grandpop to our team and a friend to so many. Sanford celebrated his 99th birthday on September 25th. We are grateful for his many years of leadership and involvement in the community and we will continue to honor his legacy here at Sanford Alderfer Real Estate.


Photo of Sanford (Sandy) L. Alderfer, CAI, GRI, MGPPA

Sanford (Sandy) L. Alderfer, CAI, GRI, MGPPA

Sandy has been in the auction and real estate business since 1972 and currently serves as President/CEO of Sanford A. Alderfer Inc., Realtors & Auctioneers. Sandy is a graduate of the Resich Auction College in 1973, the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) in 1985 and a Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA). He is active in various professional organizations, including the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the National Auctioneers Foundation (NAF), the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA) and the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers (LVSA). He was inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame in 2012 and has served as President of the Board of Trustees of the NAF, President of the PAA, was honored as the Auctioneer of the Year in 2005 and was inducted into the PAA Hall of Fame in 2016. He is a member of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors (MCAR), Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). Sandy is involved in numerous community organizations, including board member of Harleysville Bank, Goodville Mutual Insurance and Grand View Health Foundation. He is also a member of the Souderton/Telford Rotary. Sandy and his wife Gail have five daughters, four son-in-law's, two granddaughters and two grandsons. One the weekends you can find Sandy up north at his family's cabin in Sullivan County, PA. 


Photo of Lon M. Clemmer, CAI, AARE, MAPPA, CES

Lon M. Clemmer, CAI, AARE, MAPPA, CES

Lon has been in the auction business since 1987 when he began working for the Sanford Alderfer Auction Company in a co-op program offered by Christopher Dock High School. He is a graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), is a Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA), and a Certified Estate Specialist (CES). Additionally, he holds the prestigious Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation from the National Auctioneers Association. Lon is active in various professional organizations, including the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA), which he was President of in 2023, the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers (LVSA) and is a member of the Rotary Club of Harleysville. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors (MCAR), Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). Lon and his wife Michelle have three sons, three daughters-in-law, three granddaughters and three grandsons. They enjoy spending time with their family and friends in the mountains of Northern PA in their spare time.


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Bob Dann, CAI

Bob has been in the auction business since 2004, specializing in Real Estate Auctions and Competitive Bid Marketing Services. He has represented farm owners, bankers, estates, courts, government agencies, and property owners in the sale of their residential and commercial real estate. Bob is a graduate of Gwynedd Mercy University with a BS in Marketing, the Missouri Auction School, and the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Florida and a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New Jersey and New York. Bob is active in various professional organizations, including the New Jersey State Society of Auctioneers (NJSSA), National Realtors Association (NAR), Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA), and National Auctioneers Association (NAA) where he currently serves as an ambassador. Bob has raised money for multiple charities including Habitat for Humanity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Bethany Adoption Agency, Boy Scouts of America, Special Olympics, The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Operation Shoebox.


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Michelle Hunsberger

Michelle is a licensed real estate agent with over eight years of experience. As part of the team at Sanford Alderfer Real Estate, she works with auction and conventional sales as well as providing buyer representation services. Michelle is aware that buying and selling real estate are often some of the largest financial transactions many people will make. She enjoys helping them navigate this process with the goal of making it as smooth and easy as possible for her clients. She is a relationship builder who understands the value of integrity, trustworthiness, and attention to detail. Michelle is active in professional organizations, including the National Association of Realtors. She also serves on the board of directors for a local non-profit organization. Family is important to Michelle. She enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, her husband, and their cavapoo, Sophie. She makes physical fitness a priority and can regularly be found exercising and weightlifting at the gym.


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Saralyn Alderfer-Nyce

Saralyn graduated from Montana State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Management and a minor in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship. She joined the Sanford Alderfer Real Estate team in May, 2015 and is a member of the National Auctioneers Association and the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association. She is responsible for the marketing, operations and public relations for both Conventional sales and the Auction method of marketing.


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Leonard Walter,CAI, AARE, GRI

  • Senior Sales Associate / Auctioneer (Retired)

Leonard has been in the auction and real estate business since 1988 and he is a licensed broker in PA. Leonard’s educational background includes the Indiana University and Mendenhall School of Auctioneering. Leonard is involved with many benefit auctions. His professional designations include Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) and Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI). Leonard is active in various professional organizations, including the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA), and the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers (LVSA). He is a member of Harleysville Rotary. In Retirement Len enjoys volunteering and expanding his social life which includes biking, bowling, golfing and hunting. He is also Uber for his Grandchildren. 


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Donna Godshall