Dan Kruse, CAI has over 40 years of his life invested in collector cars and has been part of selling some of the greatest collections and cars in the world.
Dan Kruse Classics strives to provide you with the best auction experience anywhere. An auction for classic car enthusiasts by classic car enthusiasts.
Daniel Kruse, a third-generation auctioneer with 30 years of experience, has participated in converting billions of dollars in assets through oral bid auctions, placing him among an elite worldwide group of 15 to 20 auctioneers. Mr. Kruse is recognized internationally for liquidating energy, construction equipment, trucks and trailers, real estate, mobile homes and collector cars for over 5 billio...n dollars worldwide including auctions and business in Germany, England, Holland, Canada, Mexico, and New Zealand.
In 1970, Daniel, along with his family at Kruse International, Inc., founded the world´s largest classic car sales organization, headquartered in Auburn, IN. In the ´90s, Daniel formed Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions, a San Antonio-based classic car auction firm that conducts the longest-running auction event for collector cars in the United States.
In 2002, Superior Auctioneers and Marketing, Inc. was changed to what is now Kruse Asset Management, Inc. and also Dan Kruse Classics was born and Dan went into the car business with his daughters: Tiffany Kruse, Tedra Kruse, and Tara Kruse Puckett and hold annual collector car auctions in Texas joint venturing one auction annually with Leake Auction Company. Kruse Asset Mgt Inc. also owns and operates Superior Appraisals and it conducts billions in asset appraisals in energy all over the world and US.
Once honored as one of the top 50 auctioneers in the world by Auction World, Daniel has also assisted banks and financial institutions with asset liquidations, selling many entire operating companies.
A graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) at Indiana University, Daniel has frequently been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, along with most major newspapers in the country. Daniel also attends and is a founding Board member of John Hagee Television Ministries of San Antonio, Building Board member of Dailey Bread Ministries feeding over 7,000 poor families in South Texas weekly, a Board member of Execunet and “Go Kingdom First” Ministries Taking the Kingdom of God into the work market place, and constantly strives for excellence with every endeavor in which he is engaged.