A Name Synonymous with Auctions in Central Nebraska since 1947
it all Started"
Cornwell Inc. Land & Home Brokers
- Auctioneers have established themselves as a leading auction and
real estate firm serving Central Nebraska selling all categories of
personal property including Farm Equipment, Firearms, Business Liquidation's,
Estate, Antiques, and Household auctions. The firm handles all categories
of Real Estate at auction or by private treaty.
ADVERTISING: We implement the most aggressive, targeted marketing campaigns possible,
the backbone of
a successful auction. All auctions are included
in our World Wide Web site; www.cornwellauction.com reaching potential
customers from throughout the entire world. Cornwell Inc. Land & Home
Brokers - Auctioneers have also developed through the years much
targeted direct mailing lists of potential buyers for all categories
in which they conduct. We work closely with the seller to keep them
informed of how their auction is progressing. Ordering, Pre-payment
and pre-press preparation of all advertising. No upfront money is
BIDDING: We offer complete online in conjunction with live auction
bidding through cornwellauction.hibid.com allowing bidders
the world bidding on items from our auctions on select sales.
Our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to making your auction a success!
We have conducted numerous auctions and chattel appraisals
for all major lending agencies including the Farmers Home Administration
and the FDIC.
RECORD: We pride ourselves on our proven track record of conducting
successful auctions. References can be readily
FREE NUMBER: We offer a toll-fee phone number; 1-800-909-3894 which
is proven to increase inquires in your auction and our
long distance sellers are welcome to use this number to keep
with us during
the duration of their auction.
Contact us any time to discuss your Real Estate or Auction
need at no obligation.
Tom Cornwell President & Founder
of Cornwell Inc. Land & Home Brokers – Auctioneers - Tom grew up in the auction business following his
father Les’s footsteps. He graduated from the Western College
of Auctioneering at Billings Montana in June of 1979 immediately
from high school.
Auction business has been a full time profession for Tom ever since.
He is recognized worldwide
as a leading
auctioneer of farm
has been specializing in the sale of farm toys since
1983. He conducts on a yearly basis the National Farm Toy Auction
with the National Farm Toy Show held in Dyersville, Iowa
November. Tom has conducted auctions the past 37 years
Nebraska as well as in several surrounding states.
acquired his Nebraska Real Estate License in 1981. His Specialty
Focus is Farm and Ranch Real Estate
Sales. He offers
expertise in offering Farm Real Estate at Public Auction
as well as by Private
Tom is a member of the Nebraska Auctioneers Association
having served as a Director for the Association. He has
both the Nebraska and National Auctioneers associations
as well as other
organizations giving insight on his experiences in the
Clint Mickey – Auctioneer – Real Estate Broker - Clint is 2006 graduate of Mason City World Wide College of Auctioneering at
Mason City, Iowa and cried his first sale with Tom at that time.
He has been employed full-time by Cornwell Inc. Land & Home Brokers - Auctioneers as an auctioneer since June of 2014. He just recently
passed his Real Estate Brokerage License Exam and is serving the
firm as Principal Broker. He servies the firm handling the sale of
Homes, Farms, and Commercial listings, Auctions as well as Farm Management.
He comes from a long history of auctioneers in his extended family,
and has vast experience with farming and ranching. Clint and his
wife, Barbie, enjoy two daughters, Brennyn and Brylee, they reside
Casey Cornwell - Tom is excited and happy to have his son Casey join the firm.
He came on board in May of 2015. Casey has vast knowledge of the technical
and computer aspect of the business. His main focus will be in charge
of the Downtown Aurora Auction facilityserving our toy clientale with
online/live as well as online only auctions, receiving the collections,
processing and inventorying them for sale and the shipping process
post auction. He is an expert clerk at the auctions and will be seen
in the auction ring from time to time. He has been fascinated by the
toys as he has followed his father to toy auctions from early childhood
and started making the yearly trip to Dyersville for the National Farm
Toy Auction and Moline Illinois Plow City Auction/Show at an early
age. Casey resides on the family acreage at Murphy, Nebraska.
Mundt – Land Sales - Auctioneer - Dick is a 1972 Graduate of Reisch
Auction College in Mason City, Iowa.
He and Verland
Widga have been
conducting auctions of all types for 40 years and
continue handling personal property sales together. Dick and
his wife Carla retired
from farming in 2006 and moved to Aurora. Dick has
had his Real Estate
license since 2004. His main focus is on land sales
by private treaty or at public auction. He is a member
Auctioneers Association. Dick and Carla have two
sons, Charlie and Ed, both
also enjoy their three grandchildren.
Muirhead - Auctioneer - Dan is a 1983 graduate of Mason City World
Wide College of Auctioneering
Iowa. He has
by Cornwell Inc. Land & Home
Brokers - Auctioneers as an auctioneer since December 1996.
Dan is an outstanding bid caller as he was named
1996 Nebraska State Auctioneer Bid Calling Champion.
He also has great knowledge of all facets of personal property
and their respective
values. He is also a past Director of the Nebraska Auctioneers
Association and Member of the National Auctioneers
Association. Dan and his wife, Traci enjoy
two sons, Hayden and Dalton, they reside in Overton, Nebraska.
Mundt – Real Estate Agent; Carla partners with
her husband Dick to sell real estate in the housing
to meet the
sellers and buyers. Carla has been involved in real estate
sales since receiving her
Nebraska Real Estate License in March 2004. She has been
in the auction business with Dick since 1972. She enjoys
spending time with
her family and grandchildren, Carl, Marlie, and Parker.
Obermeier - Auctioneer - Ringman - Roger has
been associated with the Cornwell Auction Family
to the early
1970’s. His auction
Tom’s father Les. He has a strong background in Agriculture
and vast knowledge of livestock, farming & ranching.
He is a very seasoned bid caller and his vast experience
in the auction business makes him a great asset to our
McClure – Cashier, Clerking and Office: Beth has been with our firm
since 2008. She is in charge of the Cashier Trailer at the Auctions
and also handles
the office details, settling of sales and all other facets of the Auction Business
Division at Cornwell Inc. She and her husband, Stephen have 5 children and
Muirhead – Cashier – Clerking; Traci started assisting with the clerking
and cashiering at our sales a few years back and starting
in 2012 is seen at
nearly all our auctions. Traci and her husband, Dan make a great team and
we are happy to have them associated with us.
Jim Salmon – Ringman - Auction Set Up
Doug McHenry – Ringman – Auction Set Up
Budd Niles – Ringman – Auction Set Up
Dave and Garlan Muirhead - Assistant Auctioneer and Clerking
Heather Peters - Cyber Design - Website Maintenance & Design