ABOUT US

Boyd Smith

Boyd was born and raised in southeast York County, Nebraska and graduated from McCool Jct High School. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Doane College. Prior to beginning his Farm Management career, Boyd operated a row-crop farming and cattle operation in York County. He has served on various Co-op boards, The Nebraska Corn Board, state and national organizations and is a LEAD program alum. Boyd is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Colorado. He brings with him extensive farm management knowledge and real estate sales experience.

Steve Manning

Steve was born in Concordia, KS, and was actively involved in his family farming operation in North-Central Kansas until the real estate sold in 1984. He has two children, Nichole and Michelle, and two grandchildren, Brayden and Josiah. Steve has served on several nonprofit boards, and attended Basic Trust School in Minnesota in the early 1980’s. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Nebraska. Steve has over 35 years as a farm manager with experience in Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa. Steve started his career with The Pinnacle Agency in January of 2016.

Derek Vrtiska

Derek is a Real Estate Associate Broker with The Pinnacle Agency. Derek was raised in Table Rock, NE. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and started his professional career with The Pinnacle Agency in March of 2014. He specializes in land sales, farm management & recreational properties. He has sold nearly 10 million dollars of farm land throughout the state of Nebraska. He currently manages farm and recreational land across Nebraska and Kansas.