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First Mid Staff - Springfield, IL

Farm Real EstateKeith Waterman

Keith Waterman
Springfield Regional Office Manager
Phone: (217) 547-2884

Keith has managed farm properties in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas for over 30 years.  He joined First Mid Ag Services through the acquisition of Soy Capital Ag Services in 2018.  Keith earned his AFM in 1993, ALC in 2010, and a B.S. in agribusiness management from Illinois State University in 1983.  He is a licensed Illinois real estate broker. He grew up on his familys grain and livestock farm in Christian County, Illinois.  Prior to joining the organization in the late 1980s, Keith was a regional agronomist for Herrin Ltd. in central Illinois. Because of his background and interest, he has a particular depth of knowledge and expertise in agronomy and crop production.
Farm Real EstateTom Toohill Tom Toohill
Farm Management and Brokerage – Springfield
Phone: (217) 547-2885

Tom, AFM received his B. S. in general Agriculture from Southern Illinois University in 1981, and later an M.S. in Agribusiness Economics. He is licensed for Illinois real estate sales and brokerage. Prior to joining First Mid Ag Services in 2018, Tom was affiliated with Soy Capital Ag Services and its predecessors beginning in 1984. After 14 years in the Peoria Office, Tom relocated to the Springfield Office in 1998. Tom is widely known for his experience in all aspects of farm management.