The friendliest staff this side of the Mississippi.

About Us

With our beginnings down on South Broadway and now at our current location, A.C. Pawnshop has been serving St. Louis for over 30 years. We offer a wide variety services and products to the customer. Here are some of the product and services that we provide:

  • Collateral Loans called Pawns (Lowest interest rates in the city at 10% per month)
  • Retail Store (Offering the best in Electronics, Jewelry, Firearms, and Gaming)
  • Jewelry Cleaning (Deep Cleaning and Polishing)
  • Information on a variety of items (Provided by our experienced and helpful staff)

We at A.C. Pawnshop believe in establishing trust and a long-standing relationship with our customers. Our company as a whole will do our best to ensure the customer is getting everything they need with the backing of our reputation. Our goal is not only to be a pawning and retail store but a place where people feel comfortable doing business.

Our Staff

Ronnie Kiplia | Owner

Mr. Kipilla is an entrepreneur who is passionate about the world of business. Ronnie holds a degree in Business Administration from Saint Louis University. His main values in running a business are trust, integrity, and hard work. He believes that with this type of mindset any business can be successful. He has expertise in the fields of Jewelry, Electronics, and Firearms. Mr. Kipilla is committed to his customers and his staff. He will work has hard as he can to help them in anyway.

Patti Vernaci | Pawnbroker

Mrs. Vernaci is a seasoned pawnbroker who has experience in the fields of Jewelry and Customer Service. She was once the owner of a very successful bar and credits that experience in helping her with being a skilled pawnbroker. Patti works very hard in building relationships with the shops new and long-standing customers. One of her biggest strengths is that she is able to communicate and show empathy to each person who walks through our doors.

Jim Risk | Pawnbroker

Mr. Risk is the resident gadget man. Jim is a superstar in the art of selling and trading. With a strong background in the retail business, Jim has a knack for making deals and helping the customer in anyway. Jim holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, which is especially useful in the areas of repair and fine tuning. Jim has expertise in the fields of Guitars, Electronics, Tools, and Pro-Studio Equipment.

Dean McConville | Pawnbroker

Mr. McConnville is the shops resident “Gun Nut”. Dean is an expert in the fields of Firearms, Tools, and Electronics. Mr. McConnville knows everything there is to know about Guns. He is a seasoned hunter and has a plethora of information about the subject. Dean is one of the shops most experienced pawnbrokers and has a strong general knowledge about everything that goes in and out of the store.