21 Hertz Professionals Recognized as Part of RLI’s APEX Producers Club

21 Hertz Professionals Recognized as Part of RLI’s APEX Producers Club

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March 18, 2024 (Nevada, IA) – Hertz Farm Management is proud to announce that twenty-one professionals have been recognized as a part of the APEX 2023 Producers Club by the REALTORS® Land Institute as a part of the RLI APEX Production Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report. They were recognized by RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus as well as The Land Report’s Co-founders Eddie Lee Rider Jr. and Eric O’Keefe at a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 12, during RLI’s 2024 National Land Conference (NLC24) in Louisville, KY.

The Hertz Professionals recognized include Jared Augustine, Brent Bidner, Cal Dickson, ALC, Troy Dukes, Rebecca Frantz, ALC, Kyle Hansen, ALC, Rachelle Heller, ALC, Scott Henrichsen, Darrell Hylen, ALC, Ryan Kay, ALC, Chad Kies, Stan Lierz, ALC, Troy Louwagie, ALC, Brian Massey, Nick Meixell, Chad Reifschneider, Elliott Siefert, Chris Smith, ALC, Spencer Smith, ALC, Matt Vegter, ALC, and Eric Wilkinson, ALC. The REALTORS® Land Institute confers the esteemed Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation to only those individuals who have achieved the highest level of education, experience, and professionalism.

“We are proud of our Hertz land professionals helping farmland owners,” said Hertz Farm Management CEO Randy Hertz, AFM, ALC. “Their dedication and professionalism make them some of the best people to work with in the land real estate business.”

All land professionals recognized as part of the RLI APEX Producers Club are active members of RLI and have at least $5M dollars of qualifying dollar volume in closed land sales in 2023. The APEX Awards Program celebrated its seventh year by welcoming 199 applicants totaling a combined $6.05+ billion in qualifying transaction volume, 7,528 transaction sides, and 961,248 acres sold.

For more information on the award winners, make sure to get a copy of The Land Report, one of the industry’s leading magazines for landowners and land professionals, which will be publicizing the top winners in their upcoming Spring 2024 issue. All land real estate professionals are invited to join RLI and apply to the prestigious APEX Awards Program next year. APEX Award winners will be recognized next March at the 2025 National Land Conference in Tucson, AZ. Learn more at rliland.com.

Founded in 1946, Hertz Farm Management is the premier farmland asset management company in the Midwest. It specializes in professional farm management, farm real estate sales, farmland auctions (live and online), land acquisitions, and farm appraisals. With 14 offices throughout the Midwest, Hertz manages over 3,000 farms consisting of more than 653,000 acres. Hertz has sold over $1.6 billion in farmland over the past three years, and in 2023, Hertz sold over 43,000 acres of farmland valued at over $500 million. For more information, visit www.hertz.ag.   

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