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Set yourself up for success! At Couch Auction and Realty, we work throughout Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia in order to meet your real estate and auction needs. Meet our staff and learn all about our mission to provide the best service for you!

Tony Couch has over 35 years of experience as an auctioneer. He has worked auto auctions in Memphis, TN; Birmingham, Montgomery, and Huntsville, AL; Tupelo, MS, and Atlanta, GA. Tony has also been a real estate agent since 1980. Couch Auction and Realty opened in Florence, AL in 1995, expanded to Atlanta, GA in 2004, and then made its way to Tennessee in 2007. Tony currently has broker and auctioneer licenses in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. He also has extensive experience selling real estate, automobiles, livestock, antiques, and estate auctions. Reach him at tonycouch@comcast.net to learn more about his auctioning expertise.

Count on Couch Auction and Realty to easily auction your automobiles, livestock, and property.

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Meet the team at Couch Auction and Realty

Tony Couch

Jean Batson is a graduate of Auburn University and joined Couch Auction and Realty in 1996. Working as a bookkeeper and administrative assistant since 2006, Jean helps with our auction process from booking to closing. Jean obtained her real estate license in 2003 and earned GRI, SRES, and ASP designations as a REALTOR®.


In addition, she holds memberships with REBAC (Real Estate Buyers Agency Council), Council of Residential Specialists, Women’s Council of Realtors, and Shoals Chamber of Commerce. Jean truly enjoys both the auction and real estate business. She is a life-long resident of Florence, AL, is married and a mother of three daughters. For all your real estate needs, visit her website at www.jeanbatson.com or reach her directly by emailing her at jybatson@comcast.net.

Jean Batson

Gerald McCrory has 18 years of experience as an auctioneer, bid assistant, and clerk. Gerald attended Wilson High School; Falkner University in Florence, Alabama; World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa; and Shoals Area School of Business in Florence, Alabama.

He has experience in all areas of marketing and selling at auction, high-end real estate, business liquidation, equipment, and estate personal property sales from New York to California, New Mexico, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and his home state of Alabama. Gerald currently lives in Colbert County, Alabama, and can be reached at geraldmccrory@hotmail.com or Couch Auction and Realty.

Gerald McCrory

Don has 25 years of experience in the auction business. He serves as our auction coordinator and therefore is quite skilled

at setting up our auctions. He is a retired technician from the National Guard and remains a life-time resident of Lauderdale County, AL.


Ralton McCarley obtained his Alabama Real Estate License in 1996 and his Alabama Associate Broker License in 2000. After 14 years of serving the Alabama real estate community, he obtained his Tennessee Affiliate Broker Real Estate License in 2010. It was in 1995 that Ralton first discovered his interest in real estate when he and his wife purchased a vacation rental home near Pigeon Forge. Ralton was a graduate of Samford University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY where he earned his doctorate. Ralton awaits an opportunity to help you with your Tennessee real estate needs. You can reach him

at 256-394-1561 or raltonl@msn.com.

Ralton McCarley

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