Trusts & Estates

After seven generations of operation, Freeman’s stands apart from competitors in Trust & Estate services. Since 1808, Freeman’s has collaborated with executors, trustees and heirs to ensure an accurate, bespoke experience. Over two centuries of hands-on work has provided Freeman’s with its own network of renowned appraisers and department specialists. We invite you to explore our services. 

Problem Solvers for the Professional Community
Freeman’s places importance on client service and has worked with a breadth of professionals including law firms, bank trust officers and financial advisors to settle estates efficiently and successfully. Freeman’s positions itself as a problem solver and offers services from appraisals and auction administration, ensuring a home is closing-ready.

Reliable and Trustworthy
Over the last two centuries, Freeman’s has garnered a reputation for excellence and professionalism. Freeman’s appraisers are passionate and uniquely qualified; they possess a comprehensive understanding of the marketplace in addition to maintaining a biannually- updated Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) qualification. 

With the history of the  last 212 years, there isn’t much Freeman’s hasn’t seen or serviced. This experience has resulted in a fleet of department specialists bolstering global recognition and respect. Specialist departments include:

-American Furniture & Decorative Arts

-American Paintings & Sculpture

-American Silver

-Books & Manuscripts

-British Furniture & Decorative Arts

-Chinese Paintings

-Contemporary Art

-European Furniture & Decorative Arts

-Illustration Art

-Indian Paintings & Sculpture

-Japanese & Korean Works of Art


-Modern Art

-Old Master Drawings & Prints

-Old Master Paintings & Sculpture

-Pennsylvania 20th Century Design

-Pennsylvania Impressionists

-Russian Works of Art

-Silver & Objets de Vertu

-Watches & Timepieces

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Freeman’s takes on a result-driven methodology and offers competitive rates, accurate reports and timely settlements. Its marketing department is poised to execute targeted, thoughtful exposure to maximize auction outcomes. In addition, Freeman’s maintains a global reach by working in tandem with its UK counterpart, Lyon & Turnbull (LINK) and offers up-to-date technology with real-time online bidding. 

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Contact Freeman’s Trusts & Estates professionals to get started today.


Quarterly Newsletter

Vol. 6: Great Estates

Vol. 5: The Property Insurance Landscape

Vol. 4: Connoisseurship Returns

Vol. 3: Artists' Droit de Suite Back Before Congress

Vol. 2: Stolen Art Recovery: What's Next?

Vol. 1: Determining a Fair Market Value: A Primer


For over 200 years Freeman’s has been serving trusts and estate clients across the United States and abroad.

For further information and confidential advice

Amy Parenti
Vice President | Department Head



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Samuel T. Freeman III
Senior Vice President



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Kelly Wright
Representative | New England



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Matthew Wilcox
Vice President



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