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Westlake Financial Releases Q1 Top Auctions List

April 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES – Westlake Financial Services named its top auctions for the first quarter 2011.

“Westlake is proud to recognize the accomplishments of these auctions in the first quarter,” said Bill Walters, vice president of remarketing. “Our ranking is based on a variety of sale- and service-related metrics, with considerable input from our Westlake Auction Representatives.”

Manheim Nevada continues as Westlake’s top ranked auction following its 2010 Auction of the Year designation. ABC Birmingham also held the top service ranking for 2010 and Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho remained the top auction for loyalty program sales.

“Overall, we are seeing a strengthening of resale values in the Western states, as evidenced by the top three overall auctions,” Walters said. 

Michael Pavlin, senior vice president of operations at Westlake, said, “We are proud to recognize the efforts of all our auction partners, with a special acknowledgement to the top auctions listed here. We ended the first quarter on a great note and are starting the year off with a bang.”

Westlake’s top auctions for the first quarter 2011 include the following:

• Top Overall Auctions: Manheim Nevada, Norwalk Auto Auction, Brasher’s Salt Lake City Auto Auction

• Top Service Auction: ABC Birmingham

• Top Loyalty Program Auction: Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho

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