Based in South Florida and a ‘sunshine state’ native, Sharikay leads Art Peritus’s business development in multi-state territory as Southeast Regional Director. Additionally, she leads the firm’s organizational development as the head of Human Resources.
With a decade long career at Christie’s Auction House, both in Chicago and New York, she is experienced in working closely with private clients, insurance professionals, attorneys, private banks, and wealth managers on the valuation of fine and decorative art, jewelry, watches, wine, and other tangible personal property including general contents of an estate. Sharikay facilitates appraisals for the purposes of insurance coverage, claims and litigation, estate planning and estate tax, family division, charitable giving, art leasing and using art as loan collateral and is a veteran at managing the complexities of art installation and logistics on behalf of clients.
A life-long passion for the arts, and cultural diversity, also led Sharikay to spend 15 years abroad. She lived and worked in the UK, Europe, Africa, Central America, and Southeast Asia in multiple industry segments that in addition to fine art included business & project management, human resources, marketing, education, wellness, and luxury hospitality. A chapter full of experience and global exposure that allows her to bring a unique perspective and talent to our team, and a level of service, sensitivity, professionalism, and discretion to our clients.
Sharikay holds a BA in the History of Art & Archaeology from Florida State University, studied Human Resource Management at Cornell University, is a recognized Professional in Human Resources (PHR), a member of ArtTable, the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Palm Beach Estate Planning Council and is compliant in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) through August 2023.