Jim Gavin, Reedsburg, WI
2019 Ringman Champion

Jim Gavin with Gavin Bros. Auctioneers LLC of Reedsburg and Baraboo has been an auctioneer since 2006.  He is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City Iowa.  He is a member of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association.  Jim is a 4th generation auctioneer at Gavin Bros.  He is also a real estate broker and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2008 with a BA in Business Management.  Jim has served on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association since 2016.

Gavin Bros. has been in the auction and real estate business since 1942.  They specialize in farm, heavy equipment, real estate, antique, and estate sales.   Jim became the Wisconsin State Champion Auctioneer in 2016.  

In 2016 Jim married his wife Jenni.  Jim & Jenni just became parents with the birth of their first child, Beau James Gavin, on January 1, 2019.  They currently reside on a farm between Reedsburg and Baraboo, WI.  In his free time Jim enjoys spending time on the farm where he and his brother raise Red Angus cattle and crop farm.  He also enjoys time spent in the great outdoors hunting and fishing with friends and family.  


Professional ringmen can add big dollars to an auction’s bottom line. How they conduct themselves and communicate with the audience and their auctioneer makes all the difference. Here’s a chance to show off your ringman skills to perspective employers in the audience. You could be the champion ringman in 2020.