Our Team

Bill William Sheridan, CAI
Founder and Owner of Sheridan Realty & Auction Co.

Cell Phone517.719.0768
Office Phone517.676.9800


  • Lansing Community College, Lansing, Michigan
    Associate Degree in Business
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    Bachelors of Science Degree, Animal Science
  • Certified Auctioneers Institute, Indiana University
  • Auction Marketing Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE)
  • Reisch World-Wide College of Auctioneering, Mason City, Iowa
  • Auction Marketing Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
    GPPA, Personal Property Appraiser
  • Holloway’s Real Estate Institute, Lansing, Michigan
    Appraisal One
    Appraisal Two
    Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice
    Real Estate Law

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Agriculture Appraisers (ASAA)
  • American Society of Farm Equipment Appraisers
  • Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI)
  • International Society of Appraisers (ISA)
  • International Society of Livestock Appraisers
  • Livestock Marketing Association (LMA)
  • Michigan Association of Realtors
  • Michigan State Auctioneers Association (MSAA)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
  • National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA)
  • Greater Lansing Association of Realtors (GLAR)
  • Jackson Area Association of Realtors (JAAR)

Areas of Specialty

  • Auction Project Manager: Farm Machinery, Business Liquidation, Real Estate Auctions, and Estate Auctions
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Purebred Livestock Marketing
  • Professional Appraising
  • Oil and Gas Lease Auctions

Related Experience

  • Owner, Sheridan Realty & Auction Co.
  • Owner/Manager, Owosso Livestock Sales Company
  • Active farm machinery, livestock, auctioneer and appraiser since 1975
  • Stockholder, The Brokerage Land Company
  • Real Estate Broker, Licensed
  • Auctioneer, Licensed in the State of Indiana and State of Ohio
  • Real Estate Appraiser, Limited Licensed

Awards and Achievements

  • International Auctioneer Champion, National Auctioneers Association, 2002
  • National Auctioneers Association,
    • National Public Relations Committee
    • Long Range Planning Committee
    • National Membership Services Committee
  • Michigan Beef Expo, Past Chairman
  • Appointed by Governor John Engler to serve as Chairman of the Michigan Beef Industry Commission and the Michigan State Fair Authority
  • Instructor, Reppert Auction College, Auburn, Indiana
  • Livestock Merchandising, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • Many State Auctioneer Association Conventions
  • State Champion Auctioneer, MI State Auctioneers Association, 1991
  • Michigan State Fair Champion Auctioneer, 1986

Doug Sheridan
Sales Manager / Agent

Cell Phone517.749.7976
Office Phone517.676.9800


  • Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, Michigan
    Bachelor of Science Degree, Major in Animal Science and Minor in Agri-Business
  • Missouri Auction School, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Michigan

Professional Affiliations

  • National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Michigan State Auctioneers Association (MSAA)
  • Greater Lansing Association of Realtors (GLAR)
  • Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Member
  • Michigan State University (MSU) Alumni

Areas of Specialty

  • Auction/Sale Manager, Farm Machinery, Industrial Liquidation, and Real Estate Auctions
  • Residential real estate sales agent
  • Buyer’s agent
  • Auction Marketing, Promotion, and Design
  • Purebred Livestock Marketing

Related Experience

  • Meadowbrook Insurance Group - Southfield, Michigan
    Four years I served as the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) National Loss Control Coordinator, LMA members and insureds, and provided risk management services to Stockyards and Feedlots across the country.
  • Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA)
    Served as a liaison to Michigan Livestock Industry Alliance Programs; Michigan Beef Alliance and Michigan Sheep Alliance.

Awards and Achievements

  • Michigan State Auctioneer Bid Calling Champion, 2000
  • National Multi-Color Farm Machinery Advertising Award, 2002 Winner
  • Michigan Livestock Industry Scholarship, 1994 Winner
  • National FFA Scholarship, 1994 Winner
  • Michigan State University Block and Bridle Club, 1995-1996, President
  • Michigan State University livestock judging team, 1995-1996, Member
  • Michigan FFA Job interview contest, 1993 State Runner-Up

Bim Franklin, Chairman of the Board

Jason Buher, CAGA

Dave Trout

Larry Sheridan

Stacy Sheridan

Joyce Hebert

Dawn Cherry

Troy Crowe

Loren Heller