Wingert Realty Land and Services Mankato MN

Name Darrell Hylen, ALC
Tel 507-345-5263
Mobile 507-381-3843
Fax 507-345-4704
Address 1160 Victory Drive South, Suite #6 Mankato, MN 56001
My Resume . . .
  • Farms 1700 acres in a partnership with his brother Dennis for the past 30 years.
  • 1969 Graduated from Lake Crystal High School.
  • 1976 Business Administration Degree from Mankato State University
  • 1980-1985 Sold Real Estate for Beaudette & Rebstock.Farmland and Residential properties
  • 1995 Joined Wingert Realty and Land Services, Inc.
    Sales Associate specializing in Sales, Investments and Exchanges of   Agricultural Properties and Rural Residences.
  • Member Southern Minnesota Board of Realtors
  • Member of Minnesota and National Realtors Land Institute (RLI).
  • The RLI organization consists of farm, ranch, timber and transitional land Realtors through out the United States
  • August 2001 Featured Speaker on Land Values & Trends at Midwest Select Producers Conference sponsored by the Linder Farm Network, Agstar Financial Services, Mycogen Seeds, etc
RLI/Texas A & M Courses
Each course is a week long course held in different cities through out the United States with a two-hour or half day test at the end of the course
  • Subdivision and Land Development, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Taxation of Real Estate, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Creative Land Planning For Profit - Bloomington, Minnesota
American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers Courses
  • 1997 "Principles of Farm Management" Indianapolis, IN
  • 2001 "Conservation Easements" Morton, MN

Name Chuck Wingert, ALC
Tel 800-730-LAND (5263)
Mobile 507-381-9790
Fax 507-345-4704
Address 1160 Victory Drive South, Suite #6 Mankato, MN 56001

My Resume . . .


•  Anoka Technical Institute - Architectural & Engineering 

•  Mankato State University - Business Management

•  Realtors Land Institute (RLI)/Texas A&M Courses

Each course is either a two-day or one-week course held in different cities throughout the United States with a two-hour or half-day test at the end of the course.

-Ag Land Marketing

-Investment Analysis

-Exchanging (simultaneous and Section 1031 deferred)

-Subdivision and Land Development

-Creative Land Planning for Profit


-Land 101

-Timberland Evaluation

-RLI two-day National Land Conference 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013


•  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) Courses

-“Principles of Farm Management” Indianapolis, IN: 1997  

-“Conservation Easements”  Morton, MN: 2001  

-“Wetland Mitigation”  Red Wing, MN: 2005  

-“Negotiation”  Rochester, MN: 2006  



•  Blue Earth County Soil & Water Conservation District: 1974 -1975

-Soil evaluation, layout, survey & design of drainage systems, windbreaks, erosion control structures, terraces, etc 

•  Created Wingert Land Services: 1976

-Specializing in Agricultural Engineering (drainage engineering, layout & design of erosion control structures, soil evaluation, wetland restoration, etc.)

-Worked with 18,000+ farmers and farm land owners in Southern Minnesota

-30+ year member of the Minnesota Land Improvement Contractors Association

•  Created Wingert Realty & Land Services, Inc: 1993 



•  Minnesota Real Estate Involvement

-Licensed in 1985, specializing in Agricultural Real Estate

-Member Southern Minnesota Board of Realtors

-Past Secretary (1989), Treasurer (1990), and Vice President (1991) of Minnesota Chapter of the Realtors Land Institute.  RLI is an organization consisting of Realtors that specialize in all forms of land brokerage.

-President of Minnesota Realtors Land Institute: 1992  

•  National Realtors Land Institute (RLI) Involvement

        RLI organization consists of the top farm, ranch, timber and transitional land Realtors throughout the United States

-Former member of the Board of Directors 

-Appointed Regional Vice President of Region 8, which covers Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North and South Dakota: 1995, 2002

-National Vice Chairman of the Ag Land Committee: 1997

-National Chairman of the Ag Land Committee: 1998

-Received Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation: 1993

Obtaining the ALC is a five-year process.  Requirements include a minimum of $1,000,000 of sales per year, State and National RLI involvement, completion of land education courses and seminars and two days of oral and written testing along with an in-depth demonstration report in Washington, D.C. 

-Appointed by RLI to serve as Legislative Liaison to the National Association of Realtors Land Use, Property Rights and Environment Committee: 2010

-National Vice-President 2011, President Elect 2012, National President 2013


•  Realtors Association of Southern Minnesota

•  Minnesota Association of Realtors

•  National Association of Realtors

•  American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

•  Realtors Land Institute

•  Minnesota Land Improvement Contractors Association

- Awarded 2007 Minnesota Land Improvement Contractor of Year 


•  Wetland and Woodlot Sales and Leases: 1992.  Minnesota RLI Course

•  Agricultural Drainage Evaluation and Counseling for the Ag Realtor - Region 8 (Midwest states Ag Realtors) seminar held in Okoboji, Iowa. July 27-28, 1997

•  Agricultural Drainage Layout & Design with long range planning for the farm operator and manager.  Seminar held for clients of Commerford Agronomics, New Ulm, MN, February 1998   

•  Agricultural Drainage Layout & Design with long range planning for the farm operator and manager. Seminar held for clients of United Ag Tech, Ormsby, Minnesota. February, 1999

•  Agricultural Drainage and Land Development Seminar, Minnesota for the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and the Minnesota Association of Agronomists and Crop Consultants: St. Paul, February, 2000

•  Agricultural Drainage System Layout & Design - Advanced Design & Long Range Planning, Minnesota for the Minnesota Land Improvement Contractors Association: Mankato, March, 2001

•  Featured Speaker on Land Values & Trends at Midwest Select Producers Conference sponsored by the Linder Farm Network, Ag Star Financial Services, Mycogen Seeds, etc: August 2001

•  Technology & Internet Benefits for the Farm Realtor.  Seminar held for the Midwest States’ RLI Summer meetings, August in Spencer, Iowa: 2002


•  Received Master Farm & Land Appraiser Designation: 1987

•  Internet Marketing - Central States Board / National Multiple Listing Service

•  Licensed Land Auctioneer, License # 07-53

•  Set up RLI Midwest summer meetings in Galena, Illinois, August 21-22.The summer meetings are held to further our education and market our sellers’ properties.  The Marketing Sessions bring together land Realtors from nine Midwest states that are representing buyers with cash and sellers with properties to sell. At our last meeting, Realtors representing buyers had over $800 million looking to purchase properties: 2003

•  Negotiation – Roger Dawson, Peak Performers Network: 2007

•  Named by the Land Report, The Magazine of the American Landowner, as one of America’s Top 60 Brokerages: 2010, 2011, 2012  

•  Named by the Land Report as one of America’s Top 30 Land Auction Houses: 2011, 2012



Name David Hanson
Tel 507-345-5263
Mobile 507-525-7510
Fax 507-345-4704
Address 1160 Victory Drive South, Suite #6 Mankato, MN 56001

My Resume . . .



Minnesota State University Mankato - Construction Management & Business Administration
Hawkeye Institute of Technology - Civil Engineering & Construction Engineering
Realtors Land Institute (RLI) Courses  Tax-Deferred 1031 Exchanges

  • Land Investment Analysis
  • Land 101: Fundamentals of Land Brokerage
  • Site Selection
  • Land Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Mapping Technologies & Techniques

Air Force, Navy, Minnesota Army National Guard. 1986-2009

  • Served as platoon leader in Operation Iraqi Freedom
  •  Engaged in combat engineering and reconnaissance scouting

Terracon Consultants. Engineering Technician II. 1988-1990

  • Performed various geotechnical/environmental laboratory inspections
  • Served as construction inspector

Twin City Testing. Engineering Technician III. 1990-1993

  • Supervised on-site construction projects
  • Conducted geotechnical/environmental assessments
  • Performed various construction field/laboratory inspections

Faribault County. Assistant County Engineer. 1993-2010

  • Supervise, assign, and direct engineering staff/highway department
  • Prepare and direct construction plans, contracts, and proposals
  • Represent county engineer in time of his/her absence

Minnesota State University Mankato. Adjunct Professor. 2004-Present

  • Teach civil engineering and construction management classes
  • Provide career advice to students

Faribault County. County Veterans Service Director. 2010-2017

  • Manage the department budget and staff
  • Advocate on national and state level regarding legislative and policy issues
  • Assist veterans, their widows and orphans with veterans benefits

Wingert Realty & Land Services, Inc. Realtor. 2017-Present

Name Rick Hauge, ALC
Tel 507-829-5227
Address 309 Park Lane Redwood Falls, MN 56283

My Resume . . .


Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Education from South Dakota State University in 1974. 


  • Raised on a farm in Northeast South Dakota.
  • Taught Vocational Farm Management in Montevideo, Minnesota from 1975 to 1979.
  • Employed by North Central Ag. Service, Inc. from 1979 through 1994.
  •  Started Rick Hauge's Land & Appraisal Co. January 1, 1995
  • Professional Farm Manager from 1979 to 1982.
  • Rural Appraiser and Farm Realtor from 1982 to present.
  • Licensed Real Estate Appraiser in Minnesota & South Dakota
  • Passed Level II Federal General Appraisal Certificate, March, 1993.
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Minnesota.
  • Joined Wingert Realty & Land Services, Inc. January 2002


  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
    Advanced Farm Management Course Basic Appraisal Course
  • A-30 Appraisal Course
  • Professional Report Writing Course
  • Swine Facility Valuation Seminar
  • Dairy Facility Valuation Seminar
  • Limited Appraisal Course
  • Appraising Rural Residential Properties
  • Appraising of Ag. Related Businesses
  • Conservation Easements Seminar
  • Highest & Best Use Course
  • Farm & Land Institute
  • How to Value Rural Properties
  • Exchanging Rural Properties
  • Land Return Analysis Course
  • Creative Tax Ideas
  • Effective Marketing
  • Realtors Commercial Investment Council
    101-Fundamentals of Real Estate Investment & Taxation
  • 102-Fundamentals of Location and Market Analysis
  • 103-Advanced Real Estate Taxation for Investment Real Estate
  • 409-Exchanging Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Minnesota Association of Realtors
  • West Central Association of Realtors
  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Realtors Land Institute
  • Professional Designation Accredited Rural Appraiser from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in 1985.
  • Professional Designation Accredited Land Consultant received April, 1993 from the Realtors Land Institute.



  • Estates and Special Use Appraisals Fair Market Appraisals
  • Divorces      Farm Partition Appraisals
  • Family Transfers      Sales Value
  • Condemnation Appraisals
  • Highways      Drainage Ditches
  • Conservation Easements & Wetland Appraisals
  • Irrigation Appraisals
  • Mortgage Lending: Large Hog, Cattle, Dairy and Poultry Operations
  • Ag. Business and Related Appraisals: Grain Elevators, Processing Plants etc.
  • Golf Courses    Car Washes     Convenience Stores
  • Fast Food Restaurants     Motels


  • Renville, Redwood, Kandiyohi, Chippewa, Swift, Stevens, Douglas, Meeker, Murray, Sibley, Yellow Medicine, Lac Qui Parle, Big Stone, Traverse, Carver, Wright, Brown, Pope, Wilkin, Morrison, Otter Tail, Jackson, Nobles, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Aitkin, Polk, Kitson, Clay, Grant, Watonwan, Milacs, Todd, Blue Earth, Pipestone, and Martin Counties in Minnesota.
  • Brookings, Clay, Codington, Roberts, Moody, Stanley, Hamlin, Kingsbury, Grant, and Deuel Counties in South Dakota.
  • Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Name Geoff Mead
Tel 507-345-5263
Mobile 507-519-0994
Fax 507-345-4704
Address 1160 Victory Drive South, Suite #6 Mankato, MN 56001

My Resume . . .




  • Minnesota State University, Mankato – Business Management B.S.
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Certification – 2007 (Inactive)


  • Grainer Merchandiser Crystal Valley Cooperative – Lake Crystal, Minnesota 2012-2014
    • Assisting farmers in Blue Earth, Nicollet, Waseca, and Steel counties with grain market updates and grain contracting decisions
  • High Point Realty & Auction – Land Sales Agent 2018
  • Commercial Realtor – Coldwell Banker – Mankato 2016-2018
  • Licensed Realtor State of MN
  • Member (RLI) - Realtors Land Institute
  • Prior Member of SEMR – Southeastern Minnesota Realtors
  • Real estate investor owning commercial and residential properties in Blue Earth and Nicollet counties
  • Value creation in commercial real estate investments – Skilled in the acquisition and improvement of multi-use commercial and residential investment properties
  • Experienced Regional Sales Manager specializing in industrial consumables for Fortune 500 companies Berry Global and 3M Company. Responsible for sales regions including ND, SD, MN, IA, WI, NE, and IL.
  • Regional Sales Manager for LORD Corporation overseeing sales for the country of Canada and the upper Midwest




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