Our Team


Christopher J. Fahey        
ChrisFahey@faheysales.com 

MN Licensed Auctioneer (70-47), WI Licensed Auctioneer (2413-52), Realtor with Edina Realty, and Real Estate and Equipment Appraisal Assistant

Chris is the newest member of our auction team joining the family business in 2003.  He is a member of the Minnesota State Auctioneers Association and currently serves on its Board of Directors and is also a member of the National Auctioneers Association.  Chris is the Consignment Auction Coordinator for Fahey Sales Auctioneers & Appraisers regular and special consignment auctions including Heavy Equipment, Farm Equipment, Municipal and Commercial Equipment, as well as Metal Fabrication Equipment.  He has been actively engaged in the family business all of his life and is the 2004 Minnesota State Auctioneers Association Champion Rookie Auctioneer.  Chris resides in Belle Plaine, MN.

Joseph L. Fahey                 JoeyFahey@faheysales.com

MN Licensed Auctioneer (70-41), WI Licensed Auctioneer (5410-52), Real Estate Broker with Edina Realty, and Real Estate and Equipment Appraisal Assistant

Joey has been actively engaged in the family business since 1992.   He is a member of the MN State Auctioneers Association, serving as its 2008 President, past President of the MN State Auctioneers Foundation, an auctioneer seminar presenter at the State level, and a member of the National Auctioneers Association.  He specializes in on site auction management and setup, in addition to selling.  Joey makes his home in Belle Plaine, MN.  Connect with Joey on LinkedIn.

James D. Fahey                  JimFahey@faheysales.com

MN Licensed Auctioneer (43-11-09), WI Licensed Auctioneer (2401-052), B.A.S (Benefit Auctioneer Specialist), Real Estate Broker with Edina Realty and USPAP Certified Equipment Appraiser

Jim grew up in the family business and has been actively engaged since 1977.  He was awarded the designation of the 1990 MN State Bid Calling Champion.  He is also a Past President of the MN State Auctioneers Association, past Chairman of the MSAA Legislative Committee, seminar presenter for both State and National Auctioneers Association conferences, 2006 inductee into the Minnesota State Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame, as well as the 2002 recipient of the SW MN Foundation/Blandin Community Leadership Community Service Award.  His most recent professional designation was received in February 2008 from the National Auctioneers Association as Benefit Auctioneer Specialist, (B.A.S.).  Less than one percent of auctioneers in North America have this specialized training and designation.  Jim makes his home in Hutchinson, MN.  Connect with Jim on LinkedIn.

Terrance J. Fahey              sold@faheysales.com 

MN Licensed Auctioneer (70-03), Real Estate Broker with Edina Realty and Real Estate and Equipment Appraisal Assistant

Terry has been actively engaged in the family business since 1965. He is a past instructor for the Worldwide School of Auctioneering in Mason City,Iowa. Terry makes his home in rural New Prague, MN.

Joseph J. Fahey, Jr.          sold@faheysales.com

MN Licensed Auctioneer (70-39), Real Estate Broker with Edina Realty and Real Estate and Equipment Appraisal Assistant                           

Joe has been actively engaged in the family business since 1970. He is a past president of the MN State Auctioneers Association and a past seminar presenter at both the State and National levels for auctioneers.   Joe is a 2005 inductee into the Minnesota State Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame.  He sits on the Board of Directors for the Huntington Disease Society of America and is a past commander of VFW Post 6202.  Joe resides in Belle Plaine, MN.

Galen Goranowski             GalenGoranowski@faheysales.com

Certified General Real Property Appraiser                                                                          

Galen specializes in commercial real estate, bare land, farm land and residential real estate.  Galen joined Fahey Sales in January 2002 and in 2007 gained the highest level for real estate appraisers designated by the Minnesota Department of Commerce-Certified General Real Property Appraiser.  Galen makes his home in Hutchinson, MN.  Connect with Galen on LinkedIn.

Linda J. Fahey                     LindaFahey@faheysales.com

Office Manager, Marketing Director

Mrs. Fahey has been actively engaged in the auction business since 1978 and is in charge of Fahey Sales Auctioneers & Appraisers marketing and onsite cashier office management.  She makes her home in Hutchinson, MN with her husband Jim.

Chris Riley                           ChrisRiley@faheysales.com

Equipment Consultant, Auction Manager-Mid Country Equipment Consignment

Chris has been with our company since the fall of 2008 as Auction Manager of the Mid Country Equipment Consignment Auction in Lathrop, MO, 30 miles North of Kansas City, MO and brings an extensive background in the lawn care industry.  His knowledge of equipment and trucks related to the industry has given this auction an incredible start.  His production has surpassed all expectations and goals.  He has worked with sellers to consign over 800 pieces of equipment each year to our Kansas City area location.  Chris makes his home in Kearney, MO.

KathyKroneMNAuctioneerKathy Krone                       KathyKrone@faheysales.com

MN Licensed Auctioneer (43-12-01) and Certified Appraiser

Kathy is President of Auctioneer Kathy Krone, LLC and Krone Family Movers.  She has been a licensed Auctioneer since 1993.  In 2006 she completed the Personal Property Appraisal course and is a Certified Personal Property Appraiser with Certified Appraisers Guild of America.  Along with personal property auctions she is currently handling benefit auctions for local churches and schools.  Kathy is currently contracted by Fahey Sales Agency, Inc. of Glencoe, MN to manage their Estate online auctions.  Kathy resides in Lester Prairie, MN.

Tim Gray                               TimGray@faheysales.com

Equipment Consultant

Tim comes to us with extensive product knowledge in the commercial turf equipment industry and has worked for many years as a sales professional in that field.  He has a history of successful management of relationships in dealer sales and end user sales.  Tim joined our company in December 2010 and resides in Roseville, MN.  Connect with Tim on LinkedIn.

Matthew A. Schultz            MattSchultz@faheysales.com

Equipment Consultant, MN Licensed Auctioneer, B.A.S (Benefit Auctioneer Specialist)

Matthew joined our staff in June of 2009 as an equipment consultant, dealing with trucks, trailers & fleet vehicles, construction equipment, turf and golf equipment, private, and commercial and government accounts.   Matthew brings with him a strong knowledge of  vocational trucks and equipment, having worked for Schwing Americaof St. Paul, MN as a product designer and truck engineer for their Ready Mix Truck division, as well as more than 10 years of experience in the auction profession.  Matthew resides in Princeton, MN.  Connect with Matt on LinkedIn.

CaradelaBarraCara de la Barra               

Customer Care Specialist

Cara returns to Fahey Sales after several years on the island of Maui.  While there she worked as concierge for Expedia expanding her knowledge of the perfect customer experience.  Cara is responsible for customer experience and assisting in marketing and mailing.  She makes her home in Hutchinson.

JanellWebJanell Koch                         

Bookkeeper

Janell is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Bank Reconciliation and Payroll at Fahey Sales Auctioneers and Appraisers.  Besides working at Fahey Sales, her family is involved with a small beef and dairy operation.  She is a member of the HLWW FFA Alumni Chapter and volunteers her time and supports their local 4-H and FFA Chapter.  Janell resides in Winsted with her husband and their two children.

WebCopyJocelyn Jacobson

Title Clerk

Jocey comes to Fahey Sales with experience in management and golf course operations. She is the title clerk, but you can also find her on job sites, helping to build auction catalogs, building maintenance & many behind the scenes jobs. Jocey also gives her time and knowledge to the Heart of Minnesota Animal Shelter. She resides in Buffalo Lake with her many pets.