Meet our Team

David E. Gilmore, CCIM, CAI, AARE

David E. Gilmore, CCIM, CAI, AARE, serves as national auctioneer and managing director and Chief Operations Officer for Sperry Van Ness Accelerated Marketing Co. Inc.  With more than 25 years of accelerated marketing experience, Gilmore has sold more than 10,000 properties at public auction throughout the United States.

A veteran auction marketing professional, Gilmore has held contracts with Louisiana Land Trust Road Home properties, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, Jefferson Parish, the City of Kenner, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), Resolution Trust Corp. (RTC), General Services Administration (GSA), FSLIC, Small Business Administration (SBA), U. S. Marshals Service, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, asset managers as well as many regional & national banks.

Gilmore is a recipient of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute (CAI) and Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) designations given by the National Auctioneers Association. He has been a mulitple recipient of the Sperry Van Ness Partner Circle Award and Achiever Award.

Gilmore holds real estate broker licenses in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Oklahoma and auctioneer licenses in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Alabama and South Carolina.  He has been an instructor for the National Auctioneers Association, the National Association of Realtors and has served as a seminar presenter at the Transact 2000 Conference in Chicago.  Gilmore is also a past president of the Auction Marketing Institute, a former ex-officio member of the National Auctioneers Association Board of Directors, past president and secretary/treasurer of the Louisiana Auctioneers Association, and the 1992 Louisiana State Champion Auctioneer.  In 2007, Gilmore was inducted into the Louisiana Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame.


Francis J. Braud

Francis J. Braud is Vice President of Gilmore Auction & Realty Company, a New Orleans based firm specializing in the accelerated marketing of real estate and now serves as National Auction Broker and Senior Investment Advisor for Sperry Van Ness/Gilmore Auction & realty Company, Braud has over 30 years experience in the real estate industry.

For the last 20 years as a partner in Gilmore Auction & Realty Co. he has helped pioneer the multi-property ballroom auction sale where over 100+ properties have been offered and sold at public auction on a single night for institutions such as Mellon Bank, Bank One, Hibernia National Bank, Whitney National Bank, First American Bank & Trust, Resolution Trust Corp. (RTC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and others.

Braud also serves as a commercial broker/owner of The Braud Company.  Real estate experience includes national mortgage and Secondary mortgage markets brokerage, owner of Commercial and Residential real estate firms, Land Subdivision development and sales, commercial sales and leasing of multi-family, industrial, office buildings, retail shopping centers and Homebuilder.

Braud is a member of such organizations as Certified Commercial Investment Member-Candidate, New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors-Commercial Investment Division, the National and Louisiana Auctioneers Association, National Association of Realtors, Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans, and the New Orleans City Club New Orleans Track Club.

Braud received his Master and Bachelor of Science degrees from Louisiana State University.  He resides in Kenner, Louisiana just outside of New Orleans.  They have two grown daughters Danielle, CPA, Mary Kay Director, Portland, Oregon and Whitney, BSN, LRN, Luling, Louisiana specializing in Neonatal intensive care.

Expertise/Property Types Serviced – Industrial, Land, Shopping Center, Special Purpose, Adjudicated Properties

Education – Masters Business Administration, Louisiana State University, 1971 and Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1969

Biggest Accomplishments in Auction – Sale of 4 hotels in New Orleans within 1 year


Pierre W. Mouledoux

Pierre Mouledoux, serves as Project Manager for our Auctions. Pierre’s responsibilities range from responding to prospective inquiries to auction follow-up. He is a licensed Louisiana Real Estate Agent and Notary Public. Pierre is key to our government and multi-property sales with his management skills and abilities. Pierre also represents buyers, sellers, lessors, and lessees through the traditional methods of real estate.

Pierre grew up and resides in Old Metairie. He attended Jesuit High School and  the University of Mississippi where he received a Bachelors of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Organizational Behavior and Real Estate. Pierre became a commissioned Notary Public in August of 2013. Pierre is a member of the Boy Scouts of America’s Troop 230 as an Assistant Scout Master where he earned his rank of Eagle Scout in 2003.  He also serves on the Jefferson Parish, New Orleans, and Louisiana Ducks Unlimited Committees. Most recently, Pierre  was selected to be the next State Publicity Chairman and State Webmaster for the Louisiana State Ducks Unlimited Committee.


Chrissy Brignac

Chrissy Professional Head Shot resize  Chrissy Brignac serves as office manager and Executive Assistant to company president Dave Gilmore and Francis Braud.  Her duties as the office manager cover auction event coordination, data input, website maintenance, and marketing supervision.  She has an outstanding customer relations history based upon her auction experience with Gilmore Auction.

Chrissy has over six years experience in real estate auctions.  She has managed Adjudicated auctions, New Orleans Road Home auctions, Louisiana Land Trust Auctions as well as may multi-property auctions.  She grew up and still resides in Metairie.


Dustin Gilmore

Dustins Head Shot 2012 resize  Dustin Gilmore serves as Online Auction Manager/IT.  His duties include setting up and maintaining online auction systems, auction monitoring and all social media advertising.

3316 Florida Ave. Suite 201 • Kenner, Louisiana 70065 USA
Phone (504) 468-6800 •Fax (504) 468-6811

Broker: David E. Gilmore
Licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Oklahoma
A Division of Gilmore-Braud Companies

Auctioneer: David E. Gilmore
Licensed in: Alabama #1832 • Arkansas #1979 • Louisiana #0447
Mississippi #378/641F • S. Carolina #3815 • Texas #11136


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