About Us


joan_picJoan Welsh is a long time resident of the Rockford community. Former member of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, Junior League, Rockford Women’s Club and Rotary Club member. She served on the River District Board and was recognized and awarded “Business of the Year.”

Joan has over 30 years of experience in the estate sale and appraisal industry. She co-owned Possessions Placer, Inc and Estate Exchange on East State Street in Rockford. The original Possessions Placers was the longest established estate and household company in Rockford. Joan works with Realtors, attorneys and trusts, providing the Rockford community with equitable access to quality repurposed items. in addition Joan was a Special Education teacher for over 15years  with the Rockford Public School District.