Hertz Employees Recognized for the 2020 APEX Producers Club

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Hertz Farm Management is proud to announce that seventeen employees have been recognized as part of the 2020 APEX 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-founder Eric O’Keefe at a special awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 17, during RLI’s 2021 Virtual National Land Conference.

The Hertz Employees recognized were Brent Bidner, ALC, Cal Dickson, ALC, Kyle Hansen, ALC, Elizabeth Heaton, Rachelle Heller, ALC, Scott Henrichsen, Ryan Kay, ALC, Chad Kies, Troy Louwagie, ALC, Brian Massey, Elliott Siefert, Chris Smith, ALC, Spencer Smith, Matt Vegter, ALC, John Wall, Kirk Weih, ALC, and Eric Wilkinson. 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 makes them some of the best people to work with in the land real estate business.”

“We are proud of all our members that were recognized as part of our award programs for their accomplishments in 2020. They truly are the cream of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals,” said RLI’s CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE. Top awards winners will receive national recognition in The Land Reports spring magazine as well as additional promotions throughout the year.

All land professionals recognized as part of the RLI APEX Producers Club are active members of RLI and have at least $4M of qualifying dollar volume in closed land sales in 2020. The APEX Awards Program celebrated its fourth year by tripling in size since its inception, with 140 applicants totaling a combined $3.5 billion in qualifying transaction volume. 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 2021 issue. All land real estate professionals are invited to join RLI and apply to the prestigious APEX Awards Program next year. 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 15 offices throughout the Midwest, Hertz manages over 2,800 farms consisting of more than 625,000 acres. For more information, visit www.hertz.ag.   

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