John and his wife Brenda reside on a hay and row crop farm near Moulton, IA. They also maintain a cow/calf operation. John brings over 20 years of real estate and auction experience, obtaining his real estate license in 2001 and his Illinois Auction License in 2010. John specializes in AG land and farm equipment auctions that has spanned from the Central Valley of California to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. In his spare time John enjoys spending time with his three children and their families. jprobasco@meritauctions.com Jim has nearly 40 years in the auction and real estate industry. His main focus has been in AG real estate and AG equipment auctions which he has conducted from the Eastern Shores of Maryland to California and everything in between. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in 3 states and a licensed Auctioneer in 7 states. Jim has been very active in the Iowa Auctioneers Association where he is a past member of the Associations Hall of Fame. When not working an auction Jim enjoys cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and spending time with friends and family. Jim and his wife Tammie have 3 adult daughters and reside in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.