Welcome to Leitner Fine Art LLC, a full service art advisory, art appraisal and art collection management firm based in Newport Beach, California with services offered nationally and internationally. Our services are geared to a select and limited number of clients in order to provide comprehensive, individualized and unsurpassed attention to clients’ needs. Our firm adheres to a strict confidentiality policy to protect privacy.
Debra Leitner started working in the art world at Riggs Gallery in La Jolla, in 1989. After Riggs, Leitner opened her own art-consulting firm, Artworks West. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communications at American University in Washington DC. Her graduate studies include Art History at San Diego State and Art History, Connoisseurship and the Art Market at Christie’s in New York.
Leitner is a fully accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), which is the largest association of trained and tested property appraisers in the USA. She has also completed the ISA Fine Art Specialty program.
Leitner has worked as an appraiser at Beverly Hills Appraisal Company and as an art specialist at a major auction house. Debra founded Leitner Fine Art in 2006.
Leitner is an avid art collector and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, South America, Europe and Asia.