Tom Luhrs appointed to Nebraska Real Property Appraiser Board
Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Thomas M. Luhrs to the Nebraska Real Property Appraiser Board as the at-large Real Estate Broker/Credentialed Appraiser Representative.
Luhrs was sworn in by Chief Deputy Secretary of State Colleen Byelick March 15.
Luhrs graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics.
Shortly after graduation he went into business with his father, and is now the owner of Luhrs Real Estate and Appraisals in Imperial.
Luhrs has been a real property appraiser and a real estate broker since 1983. In 1988, he received the ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser) designation awarded by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
In 1993 he received the MAI (Member of Appraisal Institute) designation awarded by the Appraisal Institute.
Luhrs also owns and operates Luhrs Certified Seed, a 2,000 acre farm in Chase County, along with an integrated seed business that produces, conditions and sells certified wheat, oats, millet, barley and pea seed along with cover crop and forage seed.
A portion of the farm concentrating on producing ancient small grains like Einkorn, Red Fife and Turkey Red wheat, along with oats and peas, is certified organic.
Luhrs’ term on the board will run through Dec. 31, 2022.