James W. Erlandson

A.L.C., Certified Appraiser

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Graduated from Yorkwood High School, Monmouth, IL.
Graduated from University of IL with Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics-Farm Management.



  • University of Illinois Football
  • University of Illinois Northwestern Research Center at Monmouth

Employed at a local bank in Galesburg, Illinois for two and a half years in the Lending Department, leaving as Assistant Vice-President.

Five years as a Farm Management Specialist at a Peoria bank with the responsibility of managing Central Illinois farms and completing farm appraisals for many clients.

Jim joined Green Farm Management Service, Inc. in 1990 as a Farm Manager, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Insurance Broker and Real Estate Managing Broker. Currently Vice President of Green Farm Management Service, Inc. and President of Paul Farm management, Inc.


  • Advanced Real Estate Appraisal Courses
  • State Certified General Appraiser
  • Illinois Bankers Associating Ag Lending School
  • Real Estate Salesman – Continuing Education Courses
  • Real Estate Broker- Continuing Education Courses
  • Real Estate Appraiser – Continuing Education Courses
  • Real Estate Managing Broker’s License


  • Realtors Land Institute – 2017 President
    • President for two terms (2007-2008)
    • Vice President for two terms (2006-2007)
    • Secretary-Treasurer (2005)
  • A.L.C. (Accredited Land Consultant)
  • American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Real Estate Managing Broker License in Illinois and Real Estate Broker License in Iowa
  • Resident Insurance Broker in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, and Minnesota
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association
  • University of Illinois Varsity “I” Association (Letterman)


  • Past coach for Junior Football League at Elmwood, Illinois
  • Past coach for Little League Baseball at Elmwood, Illinois
  • Judge for FFA Speech Contest at Elmwood, Illinois for ten years.
  • Past coach for Dunlap Recreation Association Basketball League
  • Past Director and Secretary on Junior Football League Board
  • Past Board president for Dunlap Recreation Assocation
  • Dunlap Girls Travel Basketball Coach


  • Volunteer Santa Claus for underprivileged children in the Hanna City and Farmington, Illinois area
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