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Real Estate Associates

Farm Real Estate Ross Perkins Ross Perkins
Real Estate Broker
Phone: (217)249-4115
Email: Ross Perkins

Ross Perkins, AFM, based out of First Mid’s Bloomington office, buys/sells farmland for clients in Illinois and Arkansas while also being a full-time farmer, and currently resides in the Gibson City area. Ross has been a top real estate producer for First Mid when he was a full-time farm manager for First Mid Ag Services.  In 2014 he earned his degree at Illinois State University with a B.S. in Agribusiness. After college, Ross worked for Soy Capital Ag Services (acquired by First Mid in 2018) where he obtained an Illinois Real Estate Broker’s license, an Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation, and serves as the Arkansas Real Estate Principal Broker for First Mid. 

Farm Real Estate Garrett Schoenholz Garrett Schoenholz
Real Estate Broker 
Phone: (815)757-7721

Licensed in 2006 as an Illinois Real Estate Broker Garrett has a passion for agricultural land sales. Garrett was raised on a grain farm in north central Illinois. He has 11 years of experience in production agriculture. Garrett actively farms with his brother, and is a Seed Advisor for Syngenta Seeds. He is also a member of the Lee County Farm Bureau, and Dekalb County Corn Growers Association. Garrett lives in rural Paw Paw, IL with his wife Ashli and daughter.

Farm Real Estate

Chad Hoke Chad Hoke
Real Estate Broker
Phone: (309) 531-1115

Chad is one of our top producing Licensed Real Estate Brokers (sales and acquisitions) in Illinois. Chad joined First Mid Ag Services through the acquisition of Soy Capital Ag Services in 2018, and has over 35 years of experience in agricultural management and real estate. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics, and continues to hold the title of Accredited Farm Manager from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.  Chad and the Bloomington farm management staff earned the nationally recognized ASFMRA Farm Manager of the Year Award in 2001.  In 2022, Chad transitioned from farm management to focusing exclusively on farmland real estate sales and acquisitions while also assisting with the family farming operation west of Clinton, Illinois.