Larry Atterberry, Sr.
For over 45 years, Larry’s expertise and knowledge has been in Auctioneering and Real Estate. He has been an active Real Estate Broker since 1972 and Auctioneer since 1970. Larry’s involvement and expertise in real estate has made him one of the state’s leading Auctioneers of property. He is currently one of only three Auctioneers in Missouri to hold the specialized designation of AARE (Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate). Larry’s experience in the field of auctioneering is vast but his true passion lies in selling real estate at auction. Larry is a proud member of the Missouri Auctioneers Association where he has served on the board of directors and held every office available, including President. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997 for the state of Missouri. Larry regularly donates his time to raise money for various charity organizations. Larry’s designations and memberships include: Certified Auctioneer Institute (completed the three-year program required for CAI designation), Auction Marketing Institute, Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate, National & State Auctioneer’s Associations, Graduate of Reisch College of Auctioneering (Mason City Iowa), National & State Association of Realtors, Lifetime member of the Million Dollar Club (since 1980), Columbia Board of Realtors & Multiple Listing Service, Columbia Chamber of Commerce (past chair of various committees), Vietnam Veteran (serving two tours in Thailand & Vietnam), American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars and Volunteer of the Year award (Cancer Research Society).
Larry Atterberry Jr
Owner, Auctioneer, Real Estate Auction Specialist
Larry Jr. began his venture into the world of Auctioneering at a young age. While growing up in the family business, Larry occupied positions in clerking, cashiering, bid assisting/ringing, set-up and display. In 1987 Larry graduated from Reish Auction School. He is an accomplished Auctioneer, a Licensed Real Estate Broker and owner of Atterberry Auction & Realty Co. LLC. He has earned the prestigious Certified Auctioneer Institute designation. Larry is a member of the Missouri Professional Auctioneers Association where he is currently serving as Past President. He was awarded the Bid Calling Champion for the state of Missouri in 2002. Larry regularly volunteers his auctioneer services to numerous community organizations, such as Cancer Research Center, Lutheran Family and Children Services, several local schools and others. Larry is an active member in the following professional organizations: National Auctioneers Association, Certified Auctioneer Institute, Missouri Professional Auctioneers Association, Certified Appraisers Guild of America, and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
James Scott Sapp
Auctioneer & Personal Property Auction Specialist
As a second-generation Auctioneer, Scott has grown up as an auction professional. For as long as Scott can remember, he has worked with his father in all aspects of the auction business. Scott’s first job was to run clerk sheets and evolved into running the business as a partnership with his father and later as sole proprietor. He attended the Missouri Auction School in 1984, where he received his certificate of completion. Scott became owner of Sapp Auction Service in 1992. In 1996, Scott became part of Atterberry Auction & Realty Co. LLC. He’s a member of the Missouri Professional Auctioneer Association where he is the past 2005 president and has served on the board of directors. Scott attends state and national educational seminars to stay abreast of the latest trends and practices that affect the auction industry. His goal is to do the very best job he can for each and every seller. Scott is a member in good standing in the following professional organizations: Missouri Professional Auctioneer’s Association, National Auctioneer’s Association, FFA Alumni Association, 4-H Swine Leader and Assistant Youth Basketball Coach.
Auction Coordinator & Organizer
Judy began in the auction business alongside her husband, Larry Sr., in 1970. Since then, she has participated in every aspect of the auction business and continues to be the driving force behind the company. Her experience and knowledge includes clerking, office managing, real estate, writing up auctions and Senior Cashier. Her primary focus is making sure every auction runs smoothly from start to finish. Judy’s qualifications and memberships include: Licensed Real Estate Agent since 1975, National Association of Realtors, Missouri Association of Realtors, Columbia Board of Realtors, Secretary/Treasurer for Missouri Professional Auctioneer’s Auxiliary, Historian of the MPAA’s Auxiliary, Past President of the MPAA’s Auxiliary, Member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Head Cashier for Atterberry Auction since 1972.
Real Estate Auction Consultant
Marla Oglesby began working with Atterberry Auction & Realty Co. LLC in September, 2013 as a Real Estate Auction Consultant. She acquired a Missouri Real Estate Salesperson license in February, 2014. Her main emphasis is developing a professional and positive relationship with clients from beginning to end of the Real Estate Auction process. Her responsibilities include researching each piece of real estate being sold at auction, this includes but is not limited to utilities, tax information, easements, restrictions, measuring, and photographing property; uploading all property information and pictures to the company website; creating real estate advertisements; and completing required real estate sales documents. Marla has BS Degree from State Fair Community College in Medical Office Assisting and has worked the past 15 years as Administrative Assistant in the civil engineering field. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Nathan and two children, Kenlee & Jacob on their small cattle farm near Harrisburg.
Sarah Boss, AMM, CES
Sarah Boss has been with Atterberry Auction & Realty Co. LLC for over two years. She just completed the Auction Technology Specialist course at the Las Vegas Designation Academy in December 2012. She is responsible for maintaining the company’s website; social media; online marketing; setting up online auction catalogs and helping buyers register and bid; writes & submits ads as well as ensuring all deadlines are met and trains and supervises new employees. Sarah is also the Real Estate assistant which requires her to research property information such as utilities, tax information, easements and other items. She uses this information to create, design and print property information material as well as design outbound promotional material such as postcards and flyers. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, quilling, cooking, collecting old cookbooks and listening to music.
Real Estate Auction Specialist
Ben is an accomplished Real Estate Broker even though he has only been an agent for 7 years. His achievements include Multi-Million Dollar Producer for 6 consecutive years. RE/MAX Executive & Presidents club for 5 years, RE/MAX 100% Club for 2 years and the 5 Million Dollar Producer for 2006. Ben worked for Missouri Farm Bureau for 30 years, 25 in the management program and 5 years as a Career Agent before retiring and becoming a Real Estate Agent. Ben is also a 6th Generation Auctioneer for the Dugan Family, One of the oldest auction families in the USA. Ben graduated from World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA in 2002. Ben’s designations and memberships include: GRI Graduate, Graduate of Realtor Institute. E-Pro-Graduate, E-Pro Internet Professional. SRS Graduate, Sellers Representative Specialist. Ben is a member in the following organizations: Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, California Kiwanis Club, California Eagles, Webster Lodge 98, Marshfield, MO and Moila Shrine Temple, St. Joseph, MO. Ben has been married to his lovely wife for over 40 years. They are very proud of their 3 children and 2 granddaughters. They operate a 200 acre livestock farm in Northern Moniteau County and are members of the First Baptist Church in California, MO.