Gary Schuler joined Sotheby’s in 1987. As Director of the Jewellery department since 2002, Mr Schuler oversees Sotheby's Magnificent and Important Jewels sales in New York, one of the most important and active Jewellery centres in the world. He is responsible for conducting Jewellery appraisals throughout North America and advising clients on the buying and selling of jewels at auction. He is also a Senior Auctioneer for Sotheby’s Jewellery sales.
Mr Schuler maintains close relationships with leading members of the international jewellery trade and top gemological laboratories, and is a frequent expert lecturer on numerous jewellery-related topics.
Mr Schuler’s first ten years with Sotheby’s were focused on Jewellery business development in the Midwest. He was a key member of the team that evaluated the magnificent Jewellery collections of Clare Boothe Luce, Mrs Harry Winston, Lydia Morrison, Countess du Boisrouvray, Mr and Mrs Lloyd H Smith and Gabriele Murdoch.
Prior to his appointment at Sotheby’s, Mr Schuler was an executive for ten years with Mayor's Jewelry, a prestigious South Florida jeweller.