Where technology meets tradition
A family business since 1970

Girard Auction & Land Brokers, Inc.
P.O. Box 358
Wakonda, South Dakota 57073
Office: 605-267-2421
Toll Free: 1-866-531-6186
Fax: (605) 267-2420

Marv Girard: 605-267-2422 or marvgirard@iw.net
Ken Girard: 605-661-7073 or girardk@iw.net
Mike Girard: 605-661-7167 or mgirard@iw.net

Girard Auction and Land Brokers, Inc. has two auction lots that our both located on the northeast side of Wakonda, SD and are only a block apart. Our main lot is 3 blocks long and 1 block wide. It houses our main office, two new loading docks, a repair shop and a storage facility. It sits directly across from the Wakonda American Legion Hall, which is where we conduct estate, toy and other antique and specialty auctions. Our second lot, a 10-acre pasture, sits just 1 block away. It is used for large auctions and parking.

Our clerk trailer is a 2000 20' US Cargo customized clerking trailer. It has been completely customized to our specifications and made especially for auctions. It is fully enclosed with heat, air and a 2000 watt Honda generator. We also have a Lampi Auction PA Topper for complete, mobile and professional auction service!

Marv Girard: Marvin has been in the auction business since 1970. A graduate of Reisch Auction School in Mason City, Iowa, Marv specializes in all types of real estate, antique and modern farm equipment, estates and antiques. Marv has conducted and been part of over 3,000 auctions during his thirty plus years in the business. He is a faithful member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wakonda. His wife, Pat, and three children, Carmen, Ken, and Mike, join him in the business. Marv is also a real estate salesman through Girard Auction & Landbrokers, Inc.

Ken Girard, CAI: Ken started in the auction business in 1997. He is a graduate of Continental Auction School in Mankato, Minnesota. He is the Responsible Real Estate Broker for Girard Auction & Land Brokers Inc. He also has a degree in Business Management from Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. Ken holds the Certified Auctioneer's Institute designation (CAI), the highest degree that can be awarded to an auctioneer in the United States. Ken's wife, Sarah, also joins him in the business by assisting in the set-up of all of the Girard Auction internet auctions. Ken and Sarah also have a son, Ben, that was born in February of 2006. They are faithfull members of St. Patricks Catholic Church in Wakonda.

Mike Girard: Mike started in the auction business in September of 2006. He is a graduate of Continental Auction School in Mankota, MN and is also a Brokers Associate since April of 2007. Mike also has a degree in Recreation from the School of Education at the University of South Dakota. He worked as the Director of Communications for United Indoor Football in Omaha, NE for two years before joining the family business on a full-time basis.

Jeff Goeman: Jeff is from Lennox, South Dakota. Jeff owns and operates Goeman Auction Service and Real Estate, Inc. He is a licensed real estate auctioneer and broker. He owns the Goeman Auction Pavilion, selling a weekly consignment auction of antiques, estates, and dispersals. Specializing in real estate and antiques, Jeff has traveled around the United States selling some of the most prestigius antiques ever offered at auction.

Glen Peterson: Glen is from Springfield, South Dakota. Glen is owner and operator of Peterson Auctioneers and is a licensed real estate auctioneer and salesman. Glen conducts antique, estate, real estate and farm equipment auctions.

Brad Olson: Brad is from Lennox, South Dakota. Brad has been in the auction business since 1997. He is a licensed real estate auctioneer. Brad is the manager at the Goeman Auction Pavilion. Brad is our in-house firearms expert selling several thousand firearms each year at auction.

Charmaine Gullikson: Real Estate Broker Associate. Charmaine obtained her real estate license and joined our team in 2006. She is a Vermillion High School Graduate and also has a degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology from the University of South Dakota.

P.O. Box 358 • Wakonda, South Dakota 57073