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The staff at Backes Auctioneers brings decades of experience to the auction business, which means you’re working with professionals who know the ins and outs of the industry. That experience extends to working with a wide variety of businesses and clients to provide auction and appraisal services that will give you the best results. Get to know our team!

Randy J. Backes

President, CAI, Auctioneer,

Real Estate Salesperson

Randy started working at Backes Auctioneers in 1993 after working as a purchasing agent with a large manufacturing company. He is a graduate of Iowa State University. He also obtained his Real Estate Salesperson license in 2003. Randy specializes in Farm Land, Industrial, Construction and Food Service equipment.

Rodney A. Backes

Vice President, Auctioneer,

Real Estate Salesperson

Rod started working at Backes Auctioneers in 1994 after working in the drafting and design department of a major corporation. Graduated from Hawkeye College in Waterloo, Iowa, and obtained his Real Estate Salesperson license in 2003. Rod specializes in Commercial Real Estate, Food Service, Business and Service Equipment.

Douglas Beier

Broker, Backes Realty

Doug has been our broker since 2003 when we first opened Backes Realty. He is our broker and main closing agent for real estate and real estate auctions. Doug brings in over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry with a wide range of knowledge in most sections of real estate. Doug stays current on farmland values and is a major asset in this field.

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