Bill Sheridan, CAI


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Lansing Community College, Lansing, Michigan
Associate Degree in Business
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Bachelors of Science Degree, Animal Science
Certified Auctioneers Institute, Indiana University
Auction Marketing Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE)
Reisch World-Wide College of Auctioneering, Mason City, Iowa
Auction Marketing Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
GPPA, Personal Property Appraiser
Holloway's Real Estate Institute, Lansing, Michigan
Appraisal One
Appraisal Two
Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice
Real Estate Law
Professional Affiliations

American Society of Agriculture Appraisers (ASAA)
American Society of Farm Equipment Appraisers
Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI)
International Society of Appraisers (ISA)
International Society of Livestock Appraisers
Livestock Marketing Association (LMA)
Michigan Association of Realtors
Michigan State Auctioneers Association (MSAA)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
National Cattleman's Beef Association (NCBA)
Greater Lansing Association of Realtors (GLAR)
Jackson Area Association of Realtors (JAAR)
Areas of Specialty

Auction Project Manager: Farm Machinery, Business Liquidation, Real Estate Auctions, and Estate Auctions
Real Estate Broker
Agricultural Marketing
Purebred Livestock Marketing
Professional Appraising
Oil and Gas Lease Auctions
Related Experience

Owner, Sheridan Realty & Auction Co.
Owner/Manager, Owosso Livestock Sales Company
Active farm machinery, livestock, auctioneer and appraiser since 1975
Stockholder, The Brokerage Land Company
Real Estate Broker, Licensed
Auctioneer, Licensed in the State of Indiana and State of Ohio
Real Estate Appraiser, Limited Licensed
Awards and Achievements

International Auctioneer Champion, National Auctioneers Association, 2002
National Auctioneers Association,
National Public Relations Committee
Long Range Planning Committee
National Membership Services Committee
Michigan Beef Expo, Past Chairman
Appointed by Governor John Engler to serve as Chairman of the Michigan Beef Industry Commission and the Michigan State Fair Authority
Instructor, Reppert Auction College, Auburn, Indiana
Livestock Merchandising, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Many State Auctioneer Association Conventions
State Champion Auctioneer, MI State Auctioneers Association, 1991
Michigan State Fair Champion Auctioneer, 1986



Doug Sheridan, CAI

Vice President

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Land Broker, Listing Farms and Vacant land
Specializes in Farm Machinery, Real Estate, and Business Liquidation Auctions


Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, Michigan
Bachelor of Science Degree, Major in Animal Science and Minor in Agri-Business
Missouri Auction School, Kansas City, Missouri
Licensed Real Estate Broker, Michigan
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Michigan
Certified Auctioneer Institute,CAI
Certified Appraisers Guild of America,CAGA
Served on NAA Technology committee to draft (ATS)
Auction Technology Specialist designation.

Professional Affiliations

National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Michigan State Auctioneers Association (MSAA)
Greater Lansing Association of Realtors (GLAR)
Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Member
Michigan State University (MSU) Alumni

Areas of Specialty

Auction/Sale Manager, Farm Machinery, Industrial Liquidation, and Real Estate Auctions
Land Broker, Farm and vacant land specialist
Transaction coordinator
Auction Marketing, Promotion, and Design
Purebred Livestock Marketing

Related Experience

Meadowbrook Insurance Group - Southfield, Michigan
Four years I served as the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) National Loss Control Coordinator, LMA members and insureds, and provided risk management services to Stockyards and Feedlots across the country.
Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA)
Served as a liaison to Michigan Livestock Industry Alliance Programs; Michigan Beef Alliance and Michigan Sheep Alliance.

Awards and Achievements

Michigan State Auctioneer Bid Calling Champion, 2000
National Multi-Color Farm Machinery Advertising Award, 2002 Winner
Michigan Livestock Industry Scholarship, 1994 Winner
National FFA Scholarship, 1994 Winner
Michigan State University Block and Bridle Club, 1995-1996, President
Michigan State University livestock judging team, 1995-1996, Member
Michigan FFA Job interview contest, 1993 State Runner-Up



Dave Trout


Real estate listing agent

Dave Trout, an active member of the Mason community, brings a wealth of sales experience and talent gained through over 40 years with wholesale grocery and equipment companies.

Dave began work as a sales representative for Associated Grocers, formerly known as Lansing Wholesale Grocery Company. Through the years Dave advanced with the firm and was involved in mergers and acquisitions during his time at Associated Grocers.

After 21 years Dave changed positions selling refrigeration equipment to supermarkets throughout the region. Dave has been a leader and success in the Michigan sales force for many years and the Sheridan family is excited to work with such experience.

Sheridan Realty & Auction Co. is a full service real estate and auction marketing company located in Mason, MI specializing in residential real estate listings, real estate auctions, and personal property auctions throughout the state. The family has been serving the area for over 30 years.

William Sheridan together with partner and son Doug Sheridan are real estate brokers and Realtors. Sheridan Realty & Auction Company is a leader in the marketing business and has been recognized on both the state and national level for their excellence in performance and marketing.



Jason Buher

Appraisal Coordinator/ Chattel Appraiser

Education & Specialized Training:

Graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Major - Animal Science
Minor - Agribusiness

Graduate of Certified Appraisers Guild of America - Missouri Auction School, Branson,MO
Graduate Personal Property Appraiser - NAA, Kansas City, KS


20 years Farm Management - machinery procurement and sales, maintenance and repair

22 years Purebred Livestock management, marketing, consulting and purchasing

3 years custom equipment modification and construction

Licensed (CDL) truck driver and certified heavy equipment operator since 1992

Auction and Sales Management for Sheridan Realty & Auction Co.- set-up, ring man, order buyer since 1998

Certified personal property appraiser since 2003

Member of 1994 Michigan State University Livestock Judging Team

Judge many regional, state, and local livestock shows

Professional Membership:

Certified Appraisers Guild of America
National Auctioneers Association
Michigan Farm Bureau
Michigan State University Alumni Association
American Angus Association
National Cattleman Association
Michigan Angus Association



Stacy Sheridan


Licensed real estate agent, Michigan