George P. Kiko, auctioneer/realtor, was voted Chairman of the Board of Directors of Russ Kiko Associates Inc., Canton, OH., a third generation business established in 1945 by founder/grandfather Russ Kiko. George has served the past 6 years as a member of the Board of directors with Russ Kiko Associates. He is the first of the third generation to become Chairman. George is joining Richard T. Kiko, Jr., the Chief Executive Officer of the company, to establish the third generation in the top leadership positions of Russ Kiko Associates Inc.
George Kiko is a graduate of the Missouri Auction School (1992) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate & Urban Analysis from The Ohio State University (1992). He holds an accredited auctioneer in real estate certification; is an active member and current Board Member in The Ohio Auctioneers Association; and is a member of the National Auctioneers Association. Currently, George is a member of both Stark Co. Board of Realtors and Ohio and National Association of Realtors.
Active in the community, George is currently a board member at the Louisville YMCA, a member of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, St. Louis Catholic Church Parish Council, and a member of the Washington Ruritan Club.
George resides in Nimishillen Twp. with his wife, Becky, and 5 children. They are currently expecting their 6th child.
Russ Kiko Associates Inc. is a family owned and opperated full service auctioneer that has grown to involve over 85 associates and employees while conducting over 1200 auctions annually. The company specializes in converting real and personal assets into cash via the auction method of marketing. The Richard T Kiko Agency, real estate brokerage, utilizes Kiko Auctions in marketing their real estate auctions as well as selling real estate with the listing method.