Meet the Team
Marc prides himself in his passionate and heartfelt drive to serve his clients’ best interests. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to excellence in all he does. His devotion and unparalleled customer service has resulted in an expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. He continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market knowledge and trends.
In his free time, you’ll find Marc rooting on the CSU Rams, logging miles on his bike in hopes of becoming the most unlikely person to win the Tour de France, traveling or snapping photos. He holds a B.S. degree in Ag Business from Colorado State University. He also graduated from the World Wide School of Auctioneering. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Sterling, Colorado.
Specializes in the sale of farm & ranch real estate throughout eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, and western Kansas.
Since 1986, Marc has completed more than 1,733 transactions and has sold over 813,301 acres by auction or private treaty.
Marc has conducted over 356 successful auctions with over 15,755 attendees.
Ben Gardiner joined Reck Agri Realty & Auction as a Sales & Broker Associate in 2019. He specializes in selling farm and ranch real estate in Colorado and Nebraska and is working on his license in Kansas. Ben has been a licensed appraiser for nearly 14 years and has extensive knowledge and experience in ag real estate, having spent 11+ years at Premier Farm Credit.
Ben has a strong work ethic and prides himself on being straightforward and approachable. A native of northeast Colorado, Ben grew up on his family’s farm near Peetz and continues to be involved in the operation whenever an extra set of hands is needed. He is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in Ag Business and serves as President of the Colorado Chapter of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). Ben and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children and live near Sterling.
Brenda amazes us every day with her keen attention to detail. She’s been an integral part of Reck Agri since 1993 and her many responsibilities include database & file management, property research, contracts, internet bidding, and property closings. Put simply, she gets things done quickly and accurately – two traits our clients love about her. Prior to joining us, Brenda worked as a legal secretary for seven years at a local law firm. She was raised on farm/feedlot operation near West Point, Nebraska, and farming is still part of her life as she and her husband, Tom, raised four children on their farm near Iliff, Colorado. In her free time, Brenda likes to spend time with her grandchildren, read, sew, watch movies, and go for walks.
Brenda is one smart cookie. It might have something to do with being an accomplished high school and college educator for over 20 years, most recently serving as Department Chair of the Business Division at Northeastern Junior College. To her credit, she has a long list of awards, honors and publications that prove she knows her stuff. Brenda takes her vast experience to Reck Agri where she is responsible for advertising, social media and marketing. Not to mention serving as the office grammar cop. Having lived on a farm homesteaded by her great-grandfather, ag is in her roots. Brenda earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Northern Colorado and her Master of Education degree at Colorado State University. Brenda and her husband, Ted, live in Sterling and have 5 children and 14 grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading and working on craft projects.
Jennifer has been a licensed real estate agent since 1977 and a Broker since 1986. As a Reck Agri auction attendee, you’ve had the chance to meet her as you signed in. She also takes phone bids at live auctions and helps the auctions run smoothly. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska but also a huge CSU supporter. In her free time, she volunteers for the Logan County Humane Society.
Responsibilities: Kristi coordinates our digital marketing activity, radio and media buys and placements. Kristi joined the Reck team after spending over two decades working on large, national ag accounts for an agricultural marketing agency. Kristi is well known in the ag marketing community for her extensive knowledge in all facets of the ag media; she understands the ag audience and knows how to blend traditional and digital media to build the best marketing programs.
Responsibilities: Emily joined the Reck Team after several years in marketing roles at Farm Credit of Southern Colorado. Emily serves as Reck’s social media manager, and will post your property information on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Emily lives on her family’s four-generation ranch in eastern CO. When she’s not working, she’s probably in the gym watching her kids play ball or in the show barn helping with their 4-H projects.
Responsibilities: Brian maintains and optimizes (SEO) our website. Brian creates and manages our Google ad and remarketing campaigns and provides monthly reports on the activity on each property we have for sale. Brian is the founder of Fused Interactive, the company who created the reckagri.com website.
FARM MARKET ID + PRECISION REACH
Responsibilities: Farm Market iD is an agricultural data company with a nationwide database of all agricultural producers. From this database we draw from to create lists of targeted property owners based on type, size, and location of who may be prospects to purchase property. Precision Reach Digital provides the digital platform to advertise your property to selected prospects via web-based programmatic banner, native, and Facebook advertising in addition to email blasts and direct mailing our color brochures.
Responsibilities: Assist with our branding and development of newsletter. Scott has over 36 years of experience in advertising and marketing and has worked with Reck Agri since 2013, resulting in a thorough understanding of what matters to buyers and sellers. A graduate of Minnesota State University – Moorhead, Scott has gained a reputation in the Midwest for setting a high bar in creative services, branding and marketing.
Responsibilities: Assist in creating the banner advertising for the digital advertising. Kristie Weiberg is an award-winning art director. She started her Lincoln, NE based design studio after a 20+ year career working in creative services for an agricultural advertising agency. Kristie has won numerous creative and design awards from the National Agrimarketing Association (NAMA). Her impeccable eye for design brings a professional, finished look to Reck’s marketing materials.
John Korrey has cried our real estate auctions in Colorado since 1988. John is one of the most sought after auctioneers known for his distinctive voice, clarity, rhythm, chant and professionalism with over 35 years of auctioneering experience. He has also produced the auctioneering teaching DVD: “Chant of a Champion”. He is a graduate of Reisch Auction College and Bilingual Auctioneer School. Honors include: 2009 – Inducted into the Colorado Auctioneer Hall of Fame; 2002 – World Livestock Auctioneer Champion; 2002 – Greater Midwest Champion Livestock Auctioneer; 1998 – International Auctioneer Champion; 1992 – Colorado Champion Auctioneer. John was born, raised, and continues to live on the farm by Iliff, CO with 2 married children and 6 grandchildren.
Russ Moravec cries real estate auctions in Nebraska for Reck Agri Realty & Auction. Russ is known for his distinctive chant, professionalism, integrity, sincerity, and communication with the crowd. After graduating from David City Aquinas, NE Russ attended the University of Nebraska. He has had his Real Estate license since 1981, and attended auction school in Billings, Montana. Russ is one of the most sought after auctioneers, selling at the Omaha Auto Auction, weekly livestock auctions at the Columbus Sales Pavilion in Columbus, NE, real estate auctions, and charity events. Russ and his wife, Diane, own Moravec Auction Co LLC, raised 3 sons in the auction business, and are very active in their community. Honors include 1986 Nebraska State Auctioneer; 1991, 1992, & 1993; International Auctioneer Competition runner up in 2010 and the past President of the NE Auctioneer Association.