In 1971, Kaufman Realty & Auctions was founded on honesty, integrity, and professionalism. We practice those same values in all of our auctions today. As such, we take pride in every corner of work we do, and produce the best results for our clients.
Consequently, Kaufman has undergone substantial growth in recent years; now featuring six offices across Ohio and West Virginia. When it comes to selecting your real estate agent or auctioneer, don’t trust just anyone. Call on Kaufman Realty & Auctions for the experience you deserve.
The patriarch of both the Kaufman Realty business and the Kaufman family, Dave continues to auction, while instilling his values of honesty and integrity on his namesake company. An Auctioneer since 1971 and member of both OAA and NAA, Dave was inducted into the Ohio Auctioneer Association HOF in 2010.
Born and raised in Holmes County, Anthony is a second generation real estate broker who is licensed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Married to Julie they have two daughters, Alexis and Kylee. Together they enjoy crossfit, skiing, hiking and travel. DAK considers himself a very amateur oenophile.
Andrew is an Auctioneer/Realtor in WV, OH, PA, & VA. 2016 graduate of (CAI) Certified Auctioneer Institute. He is the 2016 & 2015 OH & WV Bid Calling Champion; member of the NAA, OAA, WVAA, & HCCC. He is married with two children, resides in Bridgeport, WV, and loves spending time with family and the outdoors.
Wayne Yoder is a full time auctioneer/ Real Estate Agent at the Bridgeport, WV office for Kaufman Realty & Auctions. He was licensed in 2011 and takes great pride in getting the best satisfaction for his clients. He resides in WV with his wife Shyla & dog Bingo & enjoys the great outdoors.
Curt, husband of Erica (Kaufman) Yoder and father of Kate, Luke, Micah & Maddie, is committed to the integrity of the professions he serves and has a desire to provide a professional and personable service to his clients. Licensed as a Realtor and Auctioneer, Curt understands your needs as buyer or seller.
Pat is a second generation Realtor and Auctioneer and has been involved with the business since graduating from Hesston college in 2004. He knows all of the aspects of the business from set up crew, to sign making, and now as both Auctioneer and Realtor. He loves meeting and working with new people.
A lifelong resident of the area, Jr. resides near Berlin with his wife, Wanda, and two sons, Bradley and Ryan. Growing up on a farm in Holmes County, Jr. has a thorough understanding of both the market and his clients. Jr's areas of specialty include land, farms, homes, livestock and farm machinery.
Jason is a third generation Auctioneer (IAC Champion and OAA State Champion) and Realtor specializing in oil/gas/minerals, land/farms, and agricultural assets. He enjoys providing common-sense solutions to clients. Married to Anna, they have 4 kids: Brock, Kari, Cadence and Grant. He proudly raises prime Akaushi and Red Angus beef.
Jeff is a licensed real estate agent and auctioneer in WV. His extensive background in both residential and commercial construction uniquely position him to be able to serve every customer with knowledge, respect, and honesty. Jeff is a native of Marion County and a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.
MaryEllen is a commercial and residential realtor from Marion County who takes joy in assisting and building lasting relationships with her clients. She is extremely devoted to her family, especially her three adorable grandchildren, and strives to demonstrate integrity in every aspect of her life.
Alden, Lewis Co., WV native, married his high school sweet heart; they have one daughter. They come from a very close hard-working family. Alden is also an investor in real estate, retail, hospitality, also oil & gas. He is a Champion Auctioneer and marketer of farm, commercial and residential Real Estate.
Chip is a full time realtor and joined the Bridgeport office in 2021. He is a native West Virginian and resides in Taylor County with his beautiful wife Kayt. Chip finds the most rewarding part of his job is getting to meet new people and finding ways to help them move forward with their lives. He is an avid hunter and loves to travel with Kayt.
James, Champion Auctioneer/Realtor, his wife Sharon and daughters Eliyanah and Caroline live in Bridgeport WV. James was raised on a farm in Wayne Co, OH. His experience in construction, farming, and sales along with his love for people uniquely positions him to serve his clients in a knowledgeable manner.
Hilary is dedicated to serving the members of her community. She holds an Associate Degree in Business from W.V.B.C., is a Graduate from REALTOR Institute (GRI), has earned the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation, and is member of the National Association of Realtor's Green Designation.
Clay works out of our Bridgeport, WV office, serving the Parkersburg area, where he has lived since 2002. He’s a realtor and second-generation auctioneer. In his free time Clay enjoys running, hiking and short getaways with his wife.
Ellie, Bridgeport Office Manager, happily joined the team in 2017 after moving to WV from Texas with her husband & two boys. She loves WVU, traveling, & good BBQ. Previously with Marriott & The Ritz-Carlton, providing the highest level of customer service & supporting her team to the fullest of her capabilities is always her priority.
Jenica grew up in Holmes County, Ohio. She relocated to West Virginia with her husband Bradley in 2020 and joined the Kaufman office there. Jenica handles uploading auctions to the website, as well as marketing. She enjoys being outdoors and playing tennis with her husband.
Matt, Online Only Auction Manager, grew up in Sugarcreek, OH where he worked at a local woodworking shop & then he worked at Provia Door in Baltic, OH. He moved to Bridgeport, WV to join Kaufman Realty & Auctions in 2018. His hobbies include outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
Diane lives in Shinnston WV and is a graduate of Lewis County High School and WVU. She has two boys, Mark and Shawn, and two dogs and two cats. She enjoys boating, concerts, WVU games, gardening, and traveling with her fiancé Danny. Diane is looking forward to helping clients in buying or selling their home.
Caroline Maier, Bridgeport Office Receptionist, joined the company in 2022 after receiving her associates degree from West Virginia Junior College. She is a born and raised West Virginian with a love for being outside, going on walks, a good cup of cold brew, and spending time with family and friends.
Will grew up in West Virginia before joining the Marine Corps. Since then he’s worked as a Field Survey Engineer, Commercial Applicator and Facilities Manager. Will enjoys working around the family homestead and enjoying the outdoors.
A lifelong resident of West Virginia, Taylor resides in Lewis County with her husband and daughter. She is a licensed real estate agent who is eager to connect with new clients. Taylor also enjoys photography and time outdoors with her family and three dogs.
Steve is a graduate of Hiland High School and Kent State. Full time REALTOR since 1998. Member of OAR & NAR. OAR President's Sales Awards 1999-2018. GRI and e-PRO. Focused on representing sellers by listing or auction. Member of KVCC, trustee of Picket Place condos, and VP of Millersburg Glass Assoc.
Jake, a licensed Auctioneer and Realtor, is a lifelong resident of Holmes County, and is intimately familiar with the area. A husband and father of two, Jake’s had extensive experience with nearly every type of auction. He would be happy to discuss listing or auctioning your real estate or personal property.
Robert maintains a BA in Mathematics from Malone College and a MS in Education from Kent State University. He lives near Sugarcreek with his wife, Audrey. They have three adult children. Additionally, he is well acquainted with the local community having grown up on a dairy farm in Sugarcreek Township.
Having grown up in rural Holmes County, he is very familiar with the area. A graduate of Hiland HS and Malone College, he currently resides between Walnut Creek and Charm. Randy would be happy to work with you through every facet of the real estate process, whether you are buying or selling property.
Cliff, a lifelong resident of Holmes County, resides in Sugarcreek with his wife Missy (Miller) Sprang and their 2 children, Cooper and Cali. He has a BA in Education at Muskingum University and a graduate of Hiland High School. Cliff is a full time licensed Real Estate agent and professional auctioneer.
Lisa has been with Kaufman since 1996. She now handles most of the financial side of things and especially enjoys working on-site auctions. In her spare time she enjoys Cleveland Indians baseball (and hopes to see a World Series win before she dies), traveling, exploring new cities/places, friends and family.
Pedro’s integrity, energy and hard work is evident in every detail of his real estate transactions. A family man devoted to his wife and three daughters, He’s worked every aspect of the industry in both residential and commercial markets. Pedro maintains a BS in Business Administration from Ashland University.
Melody is from the small town of Benton, OH. She has been a licensed Realtor since April, 2015 and works as a Buyer’s Agent to Curt Yoder. She enjoys spending time with her family- 5 siblings, 7 nieces & nephews as well as traveling and singing with Smalltown Roots and church worship team.
Tony has been a licensed Real Estate Agent since 2009. Having grown up in Holmes County, and spending 25 years in construction, he has a unique understanding of the community. He lives west of Winesburg with his wife Annelle. They have two adult children, Braxton and Michaela, and a son-in law Nevin.
Susan grew up in Sarasota, Florida and moved to Ohio in 2005 with husband Josh Crilow and sons Lane and Trevan. She now resides in Fredericksburg, and began working for Kaufman in 2005. After 10+ years, she is still thrilled to be involved with the company. She enjoys the Ohio seasons, culture, and people.
Dan received his real estate license in 1998. He is a graduate of West Holmes High School and Northwestern Business College & Technical Institute. Dan is a life-long resident of Holmes Co. and lives near Millersburg. He is a member of NAR, OAR and the Wayne Holmes Board of Realtors. Dan is the branch manager at the Millersburg office location
Tim lives in the Walhonding area of Coshocton County along with his wife, Katie and children Jamin, Mariah, Seth and Jenna. He is a member of the Wayne Holmes Board of Realtors, Knox County Board of Realtors, OAA and NAR. Licensed as realtor and auctioneer, Tim will accomplish your goals as seller or buyer.
Brian was born and raised in Morgan County, Ohio. He is a licensed auctioneer and Real Estate Agent. He attended Missouri Auction School and Hondros College. Brian enjoys hunting and fishing, and is ready to invest his time and energy to help you with your auction and real estate needs in Southeastern Ohio.
Born and raised in the Apple Creek area, Eli is a full time Realtor & Auctioneer, specializing in Real Estate, Equipment, Automobiles, Estates, & numerous types of Business liquidations. Eli has earned the CAI designation, and serves on the Board of Directors of the (OAA) Ohio Auctioneers Association.
Bobby joins Kaufman as a second generation Auctioneer and Real Estate Agent. He grew up in Holmes County, graduated from Hiland HS and received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in two and a half years at Indiana Wesleyan University. Bobby has extensive knowledge of both farmland and horses.
Pam has been with Kaufman since 2011. She lists her tenure here as her best career choice by far. Pam manages auction advertising, working on-site auctions, and an array of other tasks. Pam resides near Berlin with her husband Todd and Shy the teddy bear puppy. Pam has a daughter, Mariah and son-in-law, Jacob.
Kris grew up in Hillsdale, MI and moved to Ohio in 1986. She currently resides in Sugarcreek with her husband Rich. She has a daughter, Kourtney Hochstetler and son, Tyler. She started working for Kaufman Realty & Auctions in 2011. She attends Mennonite Christian Assembly and enjoys camping, friends and family.
Nicholas is a digital marketing and design professional hailing from the hall of fame city of Canton, OH. He maintains a BA in Digital Communication from The University of Akron and relishes working alongside his crack marketing team. A proud husband and father of three, Nicholas enjoys food, film and family.
Ray is an auctioneer from Sugarcreek, Ohio. He is a member of both the Ohio and National Auctioneers Associations. Furthermore, he is passionate about, and enjoys, the auction industry. A proud husband to his wife Naomi, Ray enjoys golf, family, and friendships.
Aaron is a realtor with a wealth of experience in finding or selling your dream hunting tract. Previously employed as a timber buyer, he is now a full time realtor. Aaron and his wife Marie live in western holmes county along with their family of 6 children. He enjoys faith, family and the great outdoors.
Justin, a licensed auctioneer and realtor, makes his home in Belmont county Ohio. Coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, Justin has vast knowledge and experience in the agricultural industry where business has always been a staple. His days off are spent with family, on the farm, or chasing a whitetail.
Neil, a licensed Realtor, grew up in the Holmes County area and graduated from Hiland High School. He then attended and graduated Malone University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. Neil enjoys meeting new people and building relationships both in the workplace and outside.
Kevin is a full-time realtor and auctioneer who has “gone the extra mile” by earning the Auction Marketing Management (AMM) designation offered through the National Auctioneers Association. He lives in the Kidron area with his wife and two sons, and enjoys volunteering with his local fire department.
Chuck is a licensed Auctioneer and Real Estate Agent servicing Heath, Licking and surrounding counties. He has been in the auction business since 2011, and moved full time into the industry in 2016. Chuck sells many different items; everything from real estate to personal property.
Arla grew up a farm-girl in Kidron. She enjoys volunteering as an Advanced EMT at the Kidron Fire Department and helping at Lifecare Hospice in Wooster. Spoiling her nieces and nephews and traveling are two of her passions. With eight countries under her belt, she looks to continue exploring the globe.
A lifelong resident of Holmes County and licensed Realtor, Justin resides near Berlin with his wife Tara, and their daughter Leighton. Growing up around a farm, animals, and machinery has given him a good understanding of each. Justin enjoys playing sports, hunting, and spending time with friends and family.
Vern, a full time Auctioneer and Realtor licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania, is married to Elisa with three children; Mason, Natalie, and Lincoln. He sells weekly at both the Muskingum and Carrollton livestock barns, Detroit Manheim car sale and Tri County Produce. Vern loves people and building relationships.
Having been raised in Cambridge, Ohio, Bethany is very familiar with Guernsey and the surrounding counties. Navigating the real estate buying or selling process simply and efficiently for my clients is her goal. She looks forward to new relationships built on trust, integrity and respect.
Mark has been a WV Realtor and Auctioneer since 1976, is in the 2018 WVAA Hall of Fame, and is licensed in WV, OH, and PA. CES Designation. He has a BS from WLSC & MA from WVU. He is a lifelong resident of Marshall county and a beef cattle farmer. Mark is experienced in estates, business liquidations, farms, agriculture assets, and personal property.
Jen, wife of Nathan and mother of Taylor and Jacob, has been a realtor since 2004, and was born and raised in Tuscarawas County. She attended Kent State University (Tuscarawas Branch) for Business and Marketing. She has been recognized as a million dollar producer with National Awards honoring this achievement.
Melissa has been employed with Kaufman Realty & Auctions since 2013. While working for Paula Sulzener, and obtaining her license, she has been able to learn all aspects of real estate. Melissa is a graduate of Garaway High School and received her Associate’s from Kent State (Tuscarawas branch) in 2013.
Kylie has experience in all aspects of real estate with a background in appraisal. She resides in Stark County with her husband and enjoys property rehabbing.