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Phone: (309) 268-0136
Mike began his Farm Credit career in 1981 with the Federal Land Bank of St. Louis. He became a full time appraiser in 1988 and in 1992 began an appraisal review position with AgriBank in St. Paul. He served as a Senior Appraiser with AgriBank producing specialty appraisals and internal reviews for various Farm Credit Associations and external clients. In the fall of 1999, he was named Chief Appraiser of Farm Credit Services of Illinois (now FCIL) until assuming the chief Appraiser role for 1st Farm Credit in Normal in 2007. He was named VP Appraisal (chief appraiser) for Compeer Financial in 2017.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia and serves on the board of the Bloomington-Normal Alumni Chapter. He holds the Accredited Rural Appraiser designation (ARA) from the ASFMRA and the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute. He served as a board member of the Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals from 2009-2016 and was appointed to the Illinois Real Estate Appraisal Administration and Disciplinary Board by Governor Rauner in 2017. On a national level, he serves on The Appraisal Foundation Advisory Council on behalf of the Farm Credit Council.