Jeff is a seasoned appraisal and real estate professional with over 15 years of experience in diverse property evaluation. His vast knowledge and extensive experience range from residential and commercial real estate to ag land and specialty agricultural properties.
As an independent appraiser based in Aurora, Nebraska, Jeff has completed a wide array of appraisals for various purposes including mortgage loans, special purposes, buyer-seller negotiations, and government agencies. His portfolio spans across single and multi-family dwellings, apartment complexes, acreages, office buildings, churches, hospitals, adult living centers, schools, subdivisions, and shopping centers, among others. Additionally, Jeff has a unique expertise in specialty agricultural properties like dairies, bull testing stations, and seed warehouses.
In 2019, Jeff obtained his real estate sales license from the State of Nebraska and joined our expert team at Ruhter Auction & Realty in the fall. His dual expertise in appraising and real estate sales equips him with a comprehensive perspective of the property market, making him an invaluable asset to both buyers and sellers.
Jeff currently holds the position of Vice-President of the Mid-West Appraisers Association, based in Kearney, Nebraska. His other professional affiliations include the National Association of Realtors and the Grand Island Board of Realtors.
When he isn't helping clients or appraising properties, Jeff enjoys maintaining his small cow/calf operation, volunteering at local organizations in Aurora, and spending quality time with his family and friends.
Jeff and his wife, Michella, are proud parents to two sons, Jordan and Todd. They live just outside of Aurora, further strengthening his connection to and understanding of the local real estate market.
Whether you're looking to buy, sell, or simply need an expert appraisal, Jeff is ready to put his skills and experience to work for you.