Jodi Pries, MAI
Nassau, DE 19969
Jodi has extensive experience in agriculture and the appraisal industry. Her work experience includes nine years as an appraiser for a leading agricultural lender, MidAtlantic Farm Credit. She then served as a commercial appraiser for The Trice Group (now Valuecentric). In 2012, she and Richard Gilmore founded AgVisory. Jodi is the co-founder of AgValuation, a web-based collateral valuation tool. She also owns and manages 350 acres of farmland in Delaware. This gives her a unique perspective as both a farm operator and as an appraiser/consultant.
Richard Gilmore, ARA, FASA, FRICS
Charlton, MA 01507
Dick’s appraisal experience includes farms, ranches, and all types of specialized agricultural and food processing facilities. He also has extensive experience valuing agricultural production related machinery, equipment, inventories, receivables, and intangible assets. He was employed by CoBank and the Farm Credit Bank of Springfield as a credit reviewer and appraiser for thirty years. He co-founded AgVisory with Jodi Pries in 2012.
Dick provides financial consulting to agribusinesses and agricultural producers nationwide. He is a nationally recognized risk management expert and speaks to agricultural and finance groups nationwide. He is a banking and finance consultant specialist in the field of agriculture.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Kody specializes in a broad range of agricultural property types including irrigated farmland, vineyards, wineries, cattle ranches, orchards, and rural residential estates. He also has expertise in Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping software for appraisal purposes.
In addition to his appraisal experience along the Central Coast of California, Kody is a 6th generation cattle rancher and assists his family in managing and operating their cattle ranch and vineyard in southern Monterey County, California. This direct experience in production agriculture allows Kody to understand agricultural properties from the perspectives as both an appraiser and a producer/borrower.
Heidi completed her appraisal training at Northwest Farm Credit Services in Central Washington, where she focused primarily on permanent planting (orchards) and open irrigated land tract valuation. She was also exposed to related commercial real estate including apple packing warehouses and cold storage/controlled atmosphere facilities. Now relocated to the east coast and employed at AgVisory, Heidi focuses on a diverse assignment portfolio principally comprised of large-scale commercial and industrial agricultural properties nationwide. She is an emerging valuation business professional, eager to expand her skill set and continue representing the agricultural community.