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Turning Farm Land Opportunities Into Success Stories Since 1995

About the Loranda Group

The Loranda Group, Inc. is your Midwest farm land expert. When buying or selling farm land, you can trust that our team will advise you every step of the way and work with you to accomplish your goals. Loranda provides brokerage and auction services to current land owners, and offers a variety of properties and investment opportunities to potential buyers.

Our team has facilitated the sale or purchase of more than 400,000 acres of farm land. We assist individuals, families, business firms and investment groups in their purchase or sale of farm real estate, and we look forward to having the opportunity to work with you.

The Loranda Group's co-founders and owners, John and LeeAnn Moss, have earned national acclaim as agricultural land industry leaders and reliable resources for their expertise and accomplishments in farm land appraisal, management, sales, acquisitions, and agribusiness.

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The Loranda Group, Inc. is a leader in farm real estate transactions with the experience you need for today's changing ag land market.

Your Team of Experts

John D.
Moss

John was born and raised on an Indiana farm and is President of The Loranda Group. John is a leading expert in agricultural real estate sales, acquisitions, auctions, and consulting.

LeeAnn
McEdwards Moss

LeeAnn is Executive Vice President and a licensed auctioneer for The Loranda Group. LeeAnn helped pioneer development of the multi-parcel method of sale and oversees appraisals and auctions for Loranda Group clients.

Nicholas
Root

Nicholas is an agricultural land specialist, licensed auctioneer, and principal broker in The Loranda Group's Indiana office. Nick uses his expertise in production agriculture to address challenges with agricultural real estate assets. 

Sue
Wiseman

Sue provides administrative and marketing support for Loranda Group clients and staff, overseeing data, information technology, accounting, and property-specific marketing programs.

Our History Serving You

The Loranda Group, Inc. was founded in December 1994, by John and LeeAnn Moss to assist farm land owners and investors with their agricultural real estate needs. We sold our first farms in Indiana and Illinois in 1995 and expanded into Wisconsin and Missouri in 1997.

In 2000, The Loranda Group extended our reach into Iowa and surpassed $50 million in sales that same year. Continuing to grow, Loranda exceeded $100 million in sales in 2005 and opened an office in Lafayette, Indiana, the following year. In 2009, we surpassed $150 million in sales and moved our corporate headquarters to Bloomington, Illinois.

Since 2010, Loranda had opened an office in Channahon, IL to serve its clients in northern Illinois and worked on a variety of projects across the Midwest. It has also been at the forefront of integrating social media and the Internet into one of the most comprehensive marketing program in the industry.

In 2017, Loranda's LeeAnn Moss was named to the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Hall of Fame.

The Loranda Group has won the "Auction of the Year" and "Corporate Advertising" awards, both from the National Auctioneers Association.

Loranda Group Auction
Loranda Group Auction

Sales Highlights

  • Auction of 3,522 acres in five counties for an investor client in 1997
  • Largest single land auction in east-central Illinois—sale of the 4,176-acre Allerton farm in 2000
  • Auction of the historic Schoenberg Estate property in St. Charles, Missouri, in 2003
  • Brokered sale of "The Break," a well-known 681-acre recreational property in Illinois in 2007
  • Successfully auctioned 960 acres in Douglas County in 2013 for $14,000,000
  • Record-setting auction sales price of over $16,000 per acre for Woodford County farm in 2015

CURRENTLY LICENSED STATES

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