Born and raised in Unionville, MO. My wife Jennifer and I have been married for 26 years. We have three daughters Jalynn, Cady, and Avery and we love this place that we call home. My whole life has been centered around real estate. My father has been a licensed broker for 35 years.I grew up with an uncle and father who were both entrepreneurs and real estate buyers as well as developers. This upbringing has given me an educational advantage in valuing and understanding how real estate works, and a love for the real estate life! Our agency works hard to “Put you 1st.” I have had my real estate license for over 20 years and I am looking forward to putting my experience to work for you.
We don’t just sell real estate, we own it too. We have a diverse portfolio from farm & hunting land, to self storage units, a convenience store, retail outdoor power sports equipment, and a car wash, all located across southern Iowa and Northern Missouri. With this experience brings valuable expertise in the industry and helps us better understand what you are wanting to accomplish when buying or selling.
I enjoy riding dirt bikes and buying motorcycles of all kinds. Hunting for lost golf balls and working are a couple more of my favorites. I also enjoy going to a good auction. My wife and I especially enjoy going to live concerts and plays.
In 2017 we teamed up with United Country and we can now offer you the power of United Country, a company that has been in the business since 1925. We can get you a broader reach for your listing while providing you with the local expertise that you need to make informed decisions.
Putting you first is our motto. We want to glorify the God that created us, and that means giving you the best experience we can when you are ready to buy or sell. We can talk about integrity but we prefer to show you.
We can offer you traditional listings, as well as land, personal property, and equipment auctions. For hunting properties the power of Realtree United Country is as good as it gets. We have all the tools in the belt to help with whatever situation you might be in.
Jim started at Lake thunderhead selling for the developer. After being the top salesman for several years he went to work with our agency. He has 20 years of real estate sales experience and an extensive knowledge of Lake Thunderhead. Jim loves to do taxidermy, and loves fishing. He has been married for 60 years to his wife Joyce. Let Jim help you find that perfect piece of real estate.
Darl has been a real estate associate with our company for 5 years. He had a successful 28 year career in Education as a teacher, principal and superintendent. After retiring from the Putnam County R1 Schools, he served for 12 years in an administrative position with Truman State University. His work brought him into contact with 57 school districts in Northeast Missouri and others throughout the State. His 40 years in education gives him an unique insight into the people and real estate needs of our region. Darl has farmed, operated a cow/calf operation, has real estate investments, all of which give him valuable experience. Darl and his wife Linda of 46 years have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. They are very involved in church and community activities. He enjoys hunting and sharing the outdoors with his family. Helping others with all their real estate needs allows Darl to continue serving people. Whether selling or buying, give Darl an opportunity to work for you.
Kris Altiser grew up in Unionville MO and Centerville IA. Kris has been married for 10 years to his wife Donna and has one daughter. Kris has been in the Health Insurance business and has been buying and selling antiques for 20 years. He also is a licensed Auctioneer and a licensed, certified appraiser of personal property. His background in insurance and buying and selling antiques has given him the experience he needs to help you in your real estate purchase. Kris loves hunting, fishing, and his newest endeavor, real estate. Kris owns land, commercial property and is ready to help you find what you are looking for as well.
I was born in Unionville and raised in the northeastern part of Putnam County. I spent my school age years attending Putnam County schools as well. I enjoy being outside; hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and driving around in my side x side. I married my wife Becky in 2010 and we lived in Putnam County until we decided to relocate to Corydon, IA in order to be closer to Becky’s job. I grew up hunting and fishing mostly in northeastern Putnam County but have had the pleasure of doing both all over the county, as well as in several different states. My family has a background in construction and I have experience in the field myself. I am currently employed at Dun-lap Manufacturing and have been for 20 years. I look forward to putting my knowledge of hunting and construction to work in my real estate career to help you find your dream property.
Brandon McLagan is one of the newest agents on our team. After graduating high school, Brandon went straight to auctioneer school and has been in the auction world for over 20 years selling just about everything that you can think of. From cattle to zebras and everything in between, he is now excited to get started selling your properties. He was a two time qualifier for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship and the 2018 Missouri Livestock Marketing Association Champion Auctioneer. Brandon works weekly with farmers and ranchers all across the northern region of Missouri and eastern Kansas selling cattle at different livestock auctions. This allows him to have a very large pool of potential buyers for your property. Brandon is also very active in rodeo as an announcer at events all over the Midwest and is currently the President of the Missouri Rodeo Cowboys Association. His focus will be in livestock and farming properties and of course he will be playing a large role in the auction division at United Country Gilworth Real Estate. He enjoys hunting and is an avid outdoorsman in his spare time. Whether buying or selling your property traditionally or at auction, give Brandon an opportunity to work for you!
Ron resides in Kirksville, is a North Missouri native and graduate of Kirksville Senior High School. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Animal Science from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University). Upon graduation, he worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a Rural Loan Specialist and a Rural Appraiser. He is a United States Marine Corps Veteran and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. Ron enjoys duck and quail hunting in the area, and assisting clients in finding their "Lifestyle Property" in Missouri. Some of his Speciality Property favorites are farmland, hunting properties, and country homes.
Ron Davis, Broker—Sales Associate with United Country Gilworth Real Estate and Auction in Unionville, Missouri, he lives in Kirksville and serves Adair, Putnam, and surrounding counties. Ron has been a Realtor® for over 30 years and is well- acquainted with the land and housing markets in Northeast Missouri. He has experience with 1031 tax exchanges; contract negotiations; farm and wetland programs; and a reputation for hard work and honesty with clients and customers.
An avid outdoorsman, Ron has been active in serving on local and state committees with Ducks Unlimited; Quail Unlimited; Pheasant Forever; and National Wild Turkey Federation chapters in Northeast Missouri. He serves on the Board of Directors for his local Realtor Association.
In 2006, Ron joined United Country Real Estate, the largest seller of lifestyle, land, and country properties for sale and auction nationwide. He carries the designation of REALTREE United Country Land Pro, catering to sellers and buyers interested in hunting, outdoor recreation, conservation properties, and country homes. Ron will utilize the marketing experience provided by United Country and Realtree along with his distinguished experience and expertise, to assist you in selling or buying your next “Lifestyle Property” – give him a call today!
Aaron and wife Loretta reside just outside Creston Iowa. After working several years for FCS Aaron decided to make farming and real estate his full time work. He enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling abroad.
Ryan Van Genderen
Sales Associate & Equipment Specialist
Ryan Van Genderen
Sales Associate & Equipment Specialist
Ryan Van Genderen grew up and resides in Putnam County. He married his wife, Emily in 2011. They have two children, Scout and Hesston. Ryan enjoys taking his children to horse shows, watching them play sports and most importantly teaching them good work ethic.
Ryan is a self-employed truck driver and farmer. He enjoys all kinds of farm related work including cattle, crops, trucking, and going to auctions. Ryan has been attending auctions regularly since he was a young child and is known for his knowledge of machinery and hay.
Ryan began his auction career several years ago when he and his father held machinery auctions on his parents’ farm. Ryan has recently been successful in hay, machinery and real estate auctions.
Ryan earned his MO Real Estate license in August, 2019 and is excited for his future with United Country Real Estate and Auction.
Scott grew up in Unionville and has been married to his wife Sara for 20 years and they have two daughters. Scott is a carpenter by trade and works with his father. Scott has had his license for 6 years. With his construction background he can be a huge asset when it comes to analyzing a home and it’s value and potential repairs needs. Scott also loves the outdoors and is an avid hunter. Let Scott put his experience to work for you today.
Rachael was born in Shelby County Missouri and spent the first several years of
her life surrounded by row crop and family farming operations. After moving to
Putnam County, she was raised with frequent trips back to her grandparents’
farm so she always stayed connected to her roots. After high school she went to
Northwest Missouri State University and graduated with a degree in Business
“Being able to connect a person with their dream property for the short term or
for a lifetime – to till the land for their farming operation, to make memories on
and build a house and raise a family, to pass on to the next generation – that’s
what it’s all about. To facilitate the connection between a person and a piece of
land by bringing together buyers and sellers is what I am excited to do.”
Rachael’s passion for people and building relationships paired with her
enthusiasm and attention to detail allow her to connect with clients and ensure a
smooth and enjoyable process.
Rachael currently lives in Unionville, MO. When she is not working you will find her spending time with her
family, gardening, enjoying outdoor activities, rummaging through antique shops, and cheering on her
favorite sports teams.
I was born and raised in Unionville, MO and I am a 1990 graduate of Putnam County R-1 High School. After high school, I attended Graceland University in Lamoni, IA, where I received my 4 year degree in Business Administration. My wife, Megan, and I have 5 children; Cody, Carson, Carter, Tristen, and Ada. My wife Megan was also born and raised on her family farm near Unionville, MO. She graduated from Putnam Co R-1 and went on to receive her registered nursing degree in Des Moines, IA in 2004. We enjoy spending time as a family engaging in multiple outdoor activities. Our main loves are hunting, spending time at our family farm, golfing, and spending most summer weekends at our lake lot and camper at Lake Thunderhead, MO.
Farmer's Bank of Northern Missouri: Loan Officer/Vice President (1994-2012)
Whitworth Ag Specialties: Ag Retail Sales/Applicator (2012-2014)
Helena Agri-Enterprises: Ag Retail Sales/Warehouse Manager/Applicator Dispatch (2015-2021)
What I Can Offer
I have 18 years of experience as a dedicated loan officer at Farmer’s Bank of Northern MO in Unionville, MO. My lending experience allows me to have a strong working knowledge of how the lending industry changes and evolves.With my multifaceted lending experience, I have had the opportunity and ability to be involved in multiple types of real estate transactions. Real estate lending experience varies from commercial, residential, lake property, as well as farms and ranches within a multitude of surrounding counties. As your real estate agent, I can provide excellent knowledge and service throughout your buying and selling experience.
Shelly (Irelan) Seaton was born and raised in Unionville, Missouri. After graduating from Putnam County R-1, she moved to pursue her career as a math teacer and to fulfill her dream of competing in breakaway roping in the rodeos. In 2015, she was drawn back to her hometown as her final destination. She currently teaches middle school math at Putnam and is excited to begin her next adventure as a real estate salesperson.
Shelly is married to Kevin Seaton. Between the two of them, they have three children. Shelly and Kevin enjoy their time in the bleachers at rodeos, barrel races, and sporting events watching their kids and supporting the community. Shelly also enjoys being outside, hunting, and golfing.
The love for Lake Thunderhead is vested deep within Shelly. She understands the benefits, such as peace, tranquility, family activities, and lifetime friendships, that the lake offers. This admiration will help her customers find their perfect match as she knows hers is the lake.
Shelly has spent the past twenty-four years helping people as an educator. During this time she has learned how to meet the needs of all personality traits. Her true aspiration is to help people. Let her knowledge of northern Missouri and southern Iowa and desire to help people be your guide to find your happiness in a new property!
Haley Yadon, from Adair County, MO is married to her high school sweetheart, Kiefer, and together they have their daughter, Piper.
Honest, hard working, and rural family life values are some of the principles that drive her to succeed in the real estate business. Haley has been a farm girl from the time she was little and enjoys riding her horses, helping her husband take care of their cattle, feeding her bottle calves and a couple goats, as well as deer hunting and fishing in her free time.
Haley earned her Missouri Realtor License in 2017 and has since worked full time as a property manager in Kirksville, MO managing as many as 300 properties at one time.
Now ready to make the switch to a real estate agent, Haley has the experience showing properties and the skills, the grit, and the drive to help you make a house become your home and your dreams become reality. This young lady would love to assist you in finding what fits your needs in a residential, agricultural, hunting or commercial property!