Business Briefs for March 11

Archbolds receive Master’s Circle recognition

Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the Midwest’s largest residential real estate firm, recently announced that Molly and Bill Archbold, realtors from the Marshall office, are being recognized for outstanding sales performance, market knowledge and customer service as members of Edina Realty’s Master’s Circle.

Membership in Edina Realty’s Master’s Circle places them in the top 12 percent of Edina Realty agents.

“Agents who earn membership in Edina Realty’s President’s Circle perform at the highest levels in real estate. They are very knowledgeable about market trends and are also very well-connected,” said Greg Mason, Edina Realty Home Services president and CEO.  “Edina Realty leads the market for the 19th consecutive year thanks to the dedication, diligence and professionalism of our agents.”

Rogers receives Master’s Circle recognition

Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the Midwest’s largest residential real estate firm, recently announced that Cynthia Rogers, a realtor from the Marshall office, is being recognized for outstanding sales performance, market knowledge and customer service as members of Edina Realty’s President’s Circle.

Membership in Edina Realty’s President’s Circle places her in the top 26 percent of Edina Realty agents.

Bock achieves membership in MDRT

Todd Bock, CLU, ChFC, CASL, of Marshall achieved membership in the prestigious MDRT organization, a coveted career milestone that offers the opportunity to share innovative ideas and best practices with other leading financial professional members. This is the 14th year that Bock achieved MDRT membership.

Membership in MDRT is a highly recognized mark of excellence and limited to only the most successful in the financial services profession. This places Bock among the top professionals in the global life insurance and financial services industry.

Members are provided career-shaping resources to better communicate and serve clients, as well as opportunities to broaden professional development. The exchange of ideas at MDRT meetings helps members gain new and unique insights to better serve clients’ individual needs. Working with an MDRT member connects clients not only to a highly credible and leading financial advisor but also to cutting-edge strategies.

“For more than nine decades MDRT has delivered access to innovative ideas to motivate members and help them refine their skills,” said MDRT President Ross Vanderwolf, CFP. “MDRT is committed to helping our members achieve inspired growth and personal success.”

MDRT’s culture motivates the best in the business to share innovative ideas, concepts and techniques with each other. The exclusive tools and resources members obtain through membership help them to better guide their clients to beneficial solutions and provide their clients’ the greatest service.

McVicker new real estate agent

A new real estate agent is making southwest Minnesota home. Bryce McVicker, Whitetail Properties land specialist, has relocated to southwest Minnesota where he and his wife Kristina moved home to her family’s farm near Sanborn. McVicker grew up in western Nebraska where he shared his time between raising black angus cattle in the Sandhills and hunting Canada geese on the North Platte River. He spent summers on the family ranch where his love for livestock, farming, and the outdoors sprouted.

McVicker went to college at South Dakota State University where he earned a wildlife and fisheries degree. He received his real estate license in 2018 and has been selling farmland and recreational property in southwest Minnesota since that time. Most recently he graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Clear Lake, Iowa, in February of this year.

McVicker will specialize in selling tillable and recreational property across 16 counties including Lincoln, Lyon, Yellow Medicine.

Meadowland Farmers Coop announces allocation of profits

Meadowland Farmers Co-op announce that it has sent checks to its members totaling $2,887,803 — $1,809,633 of that total is the cash portion (35 percent) of over $5 million of Fiscal 2018 profits that were allocated back to members. The local equity of $345,160 was paid out to members who reached their 72nd birthday in calendar 2018. Another $733,010 of local equity was paid out as part of Meadowland’s 20-year revolvement of a patron’s equity. The $733,010 represents local equity earned in 1999.

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