Ray L. Brownfield ALC AFM

Designated Managing Broker | Owner | Accredited Land Consultant | Accredited Farm Manager

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Ray L. Brownfield ALC AFM

Land Pro LLC
2681 US Hwy 34
Oswego, Illinois 60543 630.258.4800 c
331.999.3490 o
630.636.9160 f

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Ray holds the highly regarded Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Ray holds the highly regarded Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation (2005), and the Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation (1970). Ray is one of eighteen individuals in the United States to hold both the ALC and AFM designations.

As an ALC, Ray is afforded the opportunity to maximize the marketing potential of the sale of land through various advertising platforms, education,and networking.

The Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation is awarded by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), and is earned through years of experience, education, testing and adherence to strict ASFMRA requirements for standards, ethics and continuing education.As an Accredited Farm Manager, Ray manages over 3,400 acres of land in Illinois for a select clientele with many being absentee landowners.

Ray served in the Illinois Army National Guard for 35 years, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer, CW5. Ray, and his wife Patty, reside in Naperville Illinois.

Education

Illinois State University (ISU)- Bachelor of Science, Education (1965)

Experience

Land Pro LLC - Owner
Capital Agricultural Property Services, Inc. - President
Northern Trust Bank - Vice President
Continental Bank - Vice President
First National Bank of Peoria - Vice President

Service

Chicago High School for Ag Sciences (CHAS) - Advisory Board (current)
REALTORS® Land Institute Illinois Chapter - Secretary/Treasurer (current)
REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) - Land Education Foundation Board member
RLI - President (2012)
ASFMRA - President (2007)
ISPFMRA - President (1977)

Awards

RLI - Distinguished Service Award (2019)
RLI - APEX Producer Club (2019)
RLI Illinois Chapter - Land Broker of the Year (2019)
RLI - National Land Broker of the Year Ag Land Sales-Crop (2018)
RLI - APEX Top Twenty Producer (2018)
RLI - APEX Top Twenty Producer (2017)
RLI - largest ALC-to-ALC Transaction (2017)
RLI - largest ALC-to-ALC Transaction (2014)
ISU - Alumni Achievement Award (2017)
RLI - Land Realtor of the Year (2016)
RLI Illinois Chapter - Land Broker of the Year (2013)
ASFMRA - D. Howard Doane Award (2012)
RLI - largest ALC-to-ALC Transaction (2011)
ISU - CAST Hall of Fame Inductee (2010)
ISU - Holbert Award (2010)
ISPFMRA - Hall of Fame Award (2001)
CHAS - honorary FFA Degree