Michael B. Grogan
President & Chief Auctioneer
Michael began his career in the art auction business in 1978 at Sotheby's New York. During the course of his ten years at Sotheby's, Michael was Head of the Oriental Carpets Department, Director of Sotheby's Arcade Auctions, and President of Sotheby's Appraisal Company, and, most importantly, met his wife, Nancy. He left Sotheby's as a Vice President of the firm in June of 1987 to establish Grogan & Company in Boston. Michael is a graduate of Boston College, where he majored in Art History. Michael can often be seen on the hit television program "The Antiques Roadshow" as a silver, oriental rugs, and paintings expert. Michael's outside affiliations include the WGBH Corporate Executive Council, Advisory Board of Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, and a founding member of the Patron Committee of Boston College's McMullen Museum of Art.
Nancy H. Grogan
Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from University of Vermont and began her career at Sotheby's New York in 1979. She worked initially at PB84, their subsidiary gallery, and then moved to Sotheby's on York Avenue in their Bids and Client Services department. In 1983, Nancy joined Armin B. Allen, Inc., a New York City dealer in English and Continental porcelain. Nancy is a Decorative Arts specialist and handles much of the business's finances. Nancy and Michael now reside in Dedham, Massachusetts where they raised their three children.
Lucy P. Grogan
Vice President & Gallery Director
Lucy officially joined the family business in the spring of 2013 following several years at the Jackson Hole Art Auction in Wyoming. A graduate of Trinity College in Connecticut with a History of Art degree, Lucy specializes in Jewelry and Fine Art. Her previous experience includes working as a Curatorial Assistant at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and as a Fine Art Consultant at Trailside Galleries in Jackson Hole. Lucy can be seen on PBS's hit television program "The Antiques Roadshow" as a jewelry appraiser. Whether working or playing, Lucy is almost always accompanied by her four-legged assistant, Stanley - a big black lab mix from Wyoming. Lucy sits on the Board of Directors of the Beacon Hill Business Association and is a founding member of Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center's young professional group, the ISLE Society.
Georgina C. Winthrop
Gallery Manager & Fine Art Specialist
Georgina joined Grogan & Company after graduating from Harvard University in May of 2014. At Harvard, she majored in History of Art and Architecture, minored in The Classics, and was a tour guide for the Harvard Art Museums. Her previous work experience includes internships at Sotheby’s New York and at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. In addition to managing the gallery, Georgina utilizes her art history background researching and cataloging paintings as a Fine Art Specialist.
Taylor L. Prince
Taylor joined Grogan & Company in the fall of 2015. Previously in the fashion industry, Taylor has an appreciation and a keen eye for art and design. At Grogan & Company, Taylor has a hand in everything from client services to photography to inventory management. A Las Vegas native and a graduate of Texas Christian University, Taylor now lives in Boston's Fort Point neighborhood with her fiance and their English Bulldog, Millicent.
Chief Morale Officer
Stanley hails from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where he was adopted by Lucy when he was a pup. His interests include tennis balls, swimming, and welcoming gallery visitors with his enthusiastic bark. Stan's primary responsibilities are keeping office morale high and ensuring no lunch goes unfinished.
Hercules is a 1981 graduate of Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire. He majored in History and Anthropology and has been working in the art and antiques field as an auctioneer, appraiser, and dealer since 1989. Hercules is currently an Appraisal Consultant for Grogan & Company. He is a member of the New Hampshire Antique Dealers Association, a Trustee of the Robert Frost Farm Museum, and resides in Derry, New Hampshire.
Robert C. Carroll
Bob, as he is known to his colleagues and friends, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Transportation from Mass Maritime Academy. His interest in antiques was sparked during his many adventures traveling the globe during his twelve years at sea. In 1983, he began seriously collecting, eventually opening American Antiques in 1987 in his hometown of Milton. After retiring from the seafarer's life, Bob devoted himself entirely to the antique business. He joined Grogan & Company in 2012 as an appraisal consultant specializing in American pottery, collectibles, and ephemera.