United Country -
Coffey Realty and Auction


United Country is one of the nation’s leading real estate auction firms. Our team has conducted auctions in over 44 states, Mexico and the Bahamas. As real estate auctioneers handling high end properties, we have the knowledge and experience to develop and implement targeted marketing campaigns for each individual auction and property. The auction process has been around for a while but the methods of marketing an auction have been and are currently changing at a rapid pace. United Country leads the auction industry with the latest in technology, systems and experience to make sure your real estate auction experience is a great one.


Key Auction Personnel

Auction Manager

Email: mwilliams@unitedcountryin.com

Real Estate Broker

Email: DTate@UnitedCountryIN.com

Real Estate Broker

Cell:(812) 325-4921
Email: DTate@UnitedCountryIN.com

Debbie was born and raised in Monroe County, Indiana. She is a graduate of Edgewood High School in Ellettsville, Indiana and Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky. She joined the team at United Country Coffey Realty and Auction in 2014. Prior to becoming a Real Estate Broker, she worked in the banking industry for five years where she was involved in numerous financial transactions, loan origination & banking management. Debbie's background in finance and friendly personality along with her knowledge of the local markets, make her an excellent agent for your real estate buying or selling needs. When Debbie is not working, you can find her spending time with her husband, Travis (also a United Country Coffey Realty & Auction Agent) and two young sons. She enjoys being outdoors and when time allows, baking and crafting. Debbie and her husband are both active in their church where Debbie volunteers in the Children’s Ministry. When asked about why she became a Real Estate Agent, Debbie answered: "…I enjoy meeting new people and helping others. My personality makes it easy to build relationships and understand my clients’ needs. Combining this with my knowledge of the market, I am able to assist buyers and sellers in making educated housing decisions."


Email: jdeckard@jdcgroup.com


Email: ccoffey@jdcgroup.com


Email: mattsbt2011@yahoo.com

Associate Broker

Cell:(812) 606-2729
Email: TTate@UnitedCountryIN.com

Travis was born and raised in Monroe County, Indiana. He is a graduate of Bloomington High School South and the New York Institute of Photography. He joined the team at United Country Coffey Realty and Auction in 2014. Prior to becoming a Real Estate Broker, Travis worked in the healthcare industry in patient care and in support services. With his background being in healthcare, it has instilled in him a huge passion for working with people of all ages. His compassionate, warm and friendly personality coupled with his attention to detail makes him an excellent choice to work along side with during your real estate buying or selling process. Being that Travis grew up in Monroe County, he brings a wealth of knowledge about Monroe and surrounding counties. He is married to Debbie (Also a United Country Coffey Realty & Auction Agent) and they have two sons. When he's not working, you will most definitely find him spending time with his family, usually outdoors. Travis and his wife are both active in their church as well. When asked about why he became a Real Estate Agent, Travis answered: "I love working with people side by side, and helping assist them in making one of the biggest financial decisions they will ever make. I love that this job takes me all over the Bloomington and surrounding areas and I'm able get personal with people and their homes. My clients become my friends, which is another reason I love being in real estate. You're making a big decision, and it's my job to make it as fun, informational and educational as possible, and this is exactly why I love being a Real Estate Agent.


Office:(812) 824-6000
Cell:(812) 360-6005
Email: jcoffey@jdcgroup.com

Jimmie Dean began his auction and real estate profession in 1983, upon graduation from the Reppert School of Auctioneering. He was married in 1984. He and his wife have two children. Jimmie Dean and his wife Phyllis are very active in their church as small group leaders as well as Jimmie Dean being a Deacon.

Since 1983 he has conducted many successful auctions across Indiana as well as across the Country.

Jimmie Dean held an Indiana real estate salesperson license from 1985 - 1988. He received an Indiana Real Estate Broker license in 1988. He has been selling real estate both as a licensed real estate broker and at auction since 1985. Jimmie Dean has conducted the sale of residential homes, vacant land and commercial real estate in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri as well as Kansas and Texas.

He has been very successful in the sale of real estate, fundraising as well as personal property such as business liquidations, business surplus, estates as well as farm and construction equipment. He has become a well-known name in the market when the word auction is mentioned.

Jimmie Dean conducts an average of 50 to 75 auctions annually. Jimmie Dean has been an Indiana licensed appraiser since 1996. That coupled with his experience and product knowledge has allowed him to complete hundreds of property appraisals including both real estate and personal property.

Jimmie Dean’s credentials include: Licensed Auctioneer (1984)
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (1985)
National Association of REALTORS (1985)
Bloomington Board of REALTORS (1985)
Licensed Real Estate Broker (1988)
Licensed Real Estate Broker Corporation
Licensed Real Estate Appraiser (1996)
Indiana Auctioneers Association State Director 2002-2004
Indiana Auctioneers Association Executive Board 2005-2009
Indiana Auctioneers Association President 2008
Indiana Auctioneers Association Chairman of the Board 2009
National Auctioneers Association 1991 - current
Certified Auctioneers Institute-CAI (1996)
1st Runner up "IAA Champion Auctioneer Competition" (2005)
Bloomington Board Of REALTORS MLS committee (2006-2010)
Bloomington Board Of REALTORS MLS President (2009)
CAI Committee Chair (2011/2012)
NAA C&S Education Committee (2011)
Bloomington North Rotary President Elect. (2011)
Reserve Champion "IAA Champion Auctioneer Competition" (2011)
Instructor at Reppert School of Auctioneering
NAA Board of Directors (2012-2014)

Real Estate Broker - REALTOR®

Email: TTate@UnitedCountryIN.com

Vice President and REALTOR

Office:(812) 824-6000
Cell:(812) 360-6015
Email: pcoffey@jdcgroup.com

Phyllis, co-owner of United Country Coffey Realty & Auction has been involved with the company since it's start in 1983. She started working full time with the company in 1996. Phyllis serves as the office manager, and is a licensed real estate agent as well as auction cashier/clerk. Phyllis has an extensive knowledge of real estate sales and listings as well as auction related marketing, accounting systems, computerized "Radio Transmitted" clerking/cashiering techniques and equipment. Her expertise provides smooth, accurate and timely registration, checkout and seller reports that have become expected of a professional auction company.

Phyllis is a Benefit Auction Specialist and is in the process of getting her Certified Auctioneers Institute certification. She is a member of the National Auctioneers Association and is currently serving as the NAA Auxiliary secretary. Phyllis is the past president of the Indiana Auctioneers Association Auxiliary.

She is a licensed real estate broker and is a member of the local Bloomington MLS and the National Association of Realtors.

She is involved in their church and sings on the praise team. She and Jimmie Dean are been blessed with two children.

Auctioneer / Appraiser

Email: jstaggs@unitedcountryin.com

Joe is a licensed auctioneer and has been an essential part of Jimmie Dean's team since 1995. His experience in the sale of all types of personal property and his abounding knowledge of equipment and personal property make him a great asset to clients. Joe is also involved in storage unit liquidation auctions across Indiana and Illinois.

He and his wife Gwen enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Realtor / Auctioneer / Appraiser

Office:(812) 824-6000
Cell:(812) 345-1248
Email: dmatney@unitedcountryin.com

David was raised in Rush and Bartholomew Counties in Indiana, and relocated to Monroe County in 1967 and then again in 2000. Having spent over twenty-five (25) years in the Agricultural Business, David has acquired a vast knowledge of farmland and farm equipment, in particular Livestock equipment.

He graduated from Bloomington High School, attended Indiana University and graduated from Auction School in 1986 and he carries a current License with the State of Indiana to conduct Auctions. He is required to complete extensive CE class studies in order to keep this license active.

In 2000, David was recognizer by Governor Evan Bay with "A Distinguished Hoosier" award for patriotism. He also received many letters from President Bill Clinton and President George Bush along with many Senators and U.S. Generals.

In 2001 David was recognized by the Governor of Indiana as a “Sagamore of the Wabash” for his work with the Veterans of WWII, Korean War and the Vietnam War and Desert Storm in raising over $500,000.00 for the World War Two Memorial located in Washington D.C. He also lead his fellow patriots in a continual 35 day salute to our military troops.

In 2006 he completed all courses needed and passed all tests required by the State of Indiana to obtain a Real Estate Sales Person License and must complete all CE classes as required by the State to keep the license active.

In 2007 he completed the AARE courses and received the very prestigious designation of Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate which only 5% of the Auctioneers in the nation have obtained, as presented by the National Auctioneers Association.

David is married to Sally for 42 years. The Lord has blessed them with three children and also three grandchildren. They attend South Union Christian Church in Bloomington.

David has become well versed in the Internet Auction business and welcomes all inquires for him to show you a great way to transfer your assets by the Internet Auction Method of Marketing.

He has worked closely with most all area Attorneys, CPA's and Bank Trust departments for solutions to their Estate liquidations.

David is specializing in farmland and recreation property, but welcomes all inquiries on any type of real estate. He will do whatever it takes to earn your business whether you are buying or are selling.

Auctioneer/Real Estate Agent

Cell:(812) 325-5080
Email: iredden@unitedcountryin.com

Ike Redden has been with United Country Coffey Realty and Auction since 2008. He is a 2004 graduate from the Missouri Auction School and a 2006 graduate from Indiana University, where he received a B.S in Kinesiology emphasis in Physical Education and a minor in Health Education. Ike also received his real certificate in 2009. Ike has gained auctions experience in a variety of fields, equipment, benefits real estate, livestock, and estates. Ike works as an Auction Manager, Auctioneer and Real Estate Agent for United Country Coffey Realty and Auction.


Cell:(812) 585-0972
Email: dustywhite2530@gmail.com

Dusty is a graduate of Reppert School of Auctioneering and is a licensed auctioneer. Dusty has been involved the service industry since attending Missouri Valley College.

He is the father of two beautiful little boys, Zane and Tatum.

Dusty has a vast knowledge of the service industry and will apply his knowledge to help service your auction needs.

Licensed Assistant

Office: 812-824-6000
Fax: 812-824-6090
Email: mgarvin@jdcgroup.com

Mary is the licensed personal assistant to Jimmie Dean Coffey and has been involved in the auction, real estate and appraisal business for over 6 years. She and her husband, Doug, have been married since 1986 and are blessed with two sons.

Mary is a vital part of the office and works diligently each day to make sure all clients are well taken care of.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Email: christa.e.barlow@gmail.com

Christa serves and the marketing and communications coordinator. As the daughter of Jimmie Dean and Phyllis, Christa has been active in the family business for many years and is glad to be involved in something her parents have worked so diligently to create. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and has a degree in Agricultural Communications.


The United Country Strategic Advisory team is a select team of some of the nation’s most prestigious real estate, auction and business experts that are accessible to United Country team members as they serve their clients. This team works closely as local offices direct to provide informed recommendations and support resources for: advanced marketing and advertising, leading technology platforms, project management, demographic and geographic analytics, media and public relations, sales management, organizational development, company policies, strategic business partnerships, outreach, law & regulations, philanthropy and education.

Their abilities, experience, and knowledge encourages maximum performance and improves the overall quality of services offered to United Country clients.

* Member – United Country Home Office Leadership Team. All offices independently owned and operated.


6391 S Old State Rd 37 •  Bloomington IN 47401 | 8128246000 | Fax:8128246090
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