Sotheby’s Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Sotheby's Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Sotheby’s statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Sotheby's Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Sotheby’s stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Sotheby’s Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1744
  • Founder: Samuel Baker, George Leigh and John Sotheby
  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • CEO: Charles Stewart
  • Owner: Patrick Drahi

Sotheby’s Statistics

Number of Sotheby’s offices:

90 offices

Last updated 3/22/20

Number of Sotheby’s employees:

1,713 employees

Last updated 1/1/19

Number of countries Sotheby’s has offices in:

40 countries

Last updated 3/22/20

Sotheby’s annual revenue:

Sotheby’s annual net income: