Corky Heard (CAI, AARE, CES, GPPA, PRI, UCMA) is the owner, broker, and lead auctioneer of United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate, LLC. He has been in the Real Estate business for over 30 years and in the auction industry for 20 years. During this time, he has conducted numerous real estate and personal property auctions. Corky is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, Oklahoma Auctioneers Association, Kansas Auctioneers Association, Texas Auctioneers Association, and the National Association of Realtors.
Corky graduated from the Missouri Auction School in 2003. In 1987, he graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. While attending college, he received his Oklahoma Real Estate License and in 1986, he received his Oklahoma Real Estate Broker’s License. He has developed several residential areas and built numerous homes. Simultaneously, while running a full-service Real Estate business, he co-founded Flashback Memorabilia, a brick and mortar antique store. From 1992 to 2003, as co-owner, Corky coordinated and developed online internet sales as well as the live auction portion of the business, marketing and selling to an international client base.
In 2003, Corky established Heard Auction & Real Estate, LLC, a full-service Real Estate & Auction company. Corky oversees sales, management, auctions, and business development. Corky and his wife, Missy, have made their home in Clinton, OK, and have two grown daughters, Jessica and Harley.
Missy Heard, AMM, is the co-owner of United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate. Missy is the Marketing Manager, specializing in social media marketing, and holds an Auction Marketing Management designation from the National Auctioneers Association. She is also a certified personal property appraiser. Missy is an alumnus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University, earning her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and master's degree in Elementary Administration. In 2014, she resigned from her teaching career of 26 years at Clinton Public Schools to manage the auction accounts division of United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate, where she is the operation supervisor of the company's auction division. Missy is very active at the First Christian Church in Clinton, OK, where she and her husband have been members for numerous years. Singing on the praise team and coordinating youth fundraisers are very gratifying to her. Missy and Corky have two grown daughters, Jessica and Harley.
Cadence Richeson is a broker associate and auctioneer specializing in residential and land sales. In Cade's first year as an agent, he made a big splash in the Custer County market, achieving #3 in total sales volume. He has been working in the auction industry since 2014, starting with ringing and setting up for his grandfather's auction house in Texas. After completion of high school in 2018, he attended the inaugural class of America's Auction Academy. Once he received his auctioneer's diploma, he returned to his grandfather's auction house full time until joining the United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate family in November 2018. Cadence is the 2019 Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association's Rookie Bid Calling Champion as well as a 2020 Top 5 Finalist in both Pro Bid Calling and the Ringman Competition. Cadence is a graduate of the Professional Ringman Institute. In his free time, Cadence is also pursuing a degree in Business Entrepreneurship at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Gary Warnick is a real estate associate and is also active in auctions as a ringman. He has been in real estate since 2005, being involved in real estate sales, personal property auctions and business liquidations for the Clinton, Oklahoma area. Gary is also experienced in residential and commercial real estate development. Gary graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with minors in Accounting and Management. He has owned and operated Material Supply Inc. since 1985. Material Supply Inc. is a full service excavating firm specializing in construction of commercial, municipal and residential properties including schools, hotels, banks, restaurants and residential developments. Gary has over 30 years experience in all aspects of development and is especially knowledgeable in the field of construction equipment values. Gary and his wife Donna have been married over 36 years and are members of the First Christian Church in Clinton.
Aaron Hemmingway joined the United Country Heard Auction & Real Estate team in 2020. He has lived in western Oklahoma his entire life and loves this part of the country. Aaron is married to his wonderful wife, Jenny, and they have 5 amazing children. Both Aaron and Jenny own and operate their own businesses. Aaron's Barber Shop has been a part of Clinton, Oklahoma's business district since 2003. Jenny is an interior designer and home stager and owns Lily + Rose Home Decor. Aaron's relationship with Christ and his family are his top priorities. He loves talking with people, developing new friendships. and helping families find their forever home. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Western Oklahoma, give Aaron a call today.
Helen Carson joined United Country Heard Auction and Real Estate in 2017. An active consumer of real estate for over 35 years, Helen has lived in 23 different homes in 5 states. She even spent 5 years living in Belgium, where her two oldest daughters were born. Helen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University majoring in Marketing and Advertising. She secured her real estate license in 2017 in order to better serve her community in Western Oklahoma. Helen's husband, three daughters, two grand-youngins, and two Yorkies are the center of her world. She and her husband Craig, who is an avid outdoorsman and 47-year resident of Clinton, attend The Edge Church. Helen enjoys cooking, sewing, documentaries, photography, and promoting country living in Western Oklahoma, specifically Custer, Roger Mills, Beckham, Dewey, Caddo, and Washita Counties.
Vince Day is a lifelong resident of Clinton and a 1990 graduate of Clinton High School. Vince knows Western Oklahoma and is committed to developing long lasting relationships as well as ensuring his first priority is customer service.
Vince has been in sales and sales management in western Oklahoma for 30 years. He is an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying hunting and fishing. His other passion is spending time with his friends and family. He and his wife Katie make their home in Clinton and have a wonderful blended family of 6 children.
He is dedicated to promoting the rural lifestyle unique to life in Clinton, Weatherford and western Oklahoma
Leigh Anne Johnson joined our team in August 2020. She manages our online auctions and social media marketing. Leigh Anne relocated to Oklahoma from Indiana early in 2020 with her husband, Jeff Johnson, pastor at First Christian Church in Clinton, OK. She has served in ministry ever since earning her bachelor’s degree in Biblical Literature from Ozark Christian College in 1991. A collegiate All-American volleyball player, Leigh Anne continued to play and coach volleyball for many years. She now enjoys gentler activities, like walking, hiking, reading and visiting every coffee shop possible in Western Oklahoma. Leigh Anne and Jeff have one grown daughter, Sydney, who is married and lives in Missouri.
Rosario Soto joined our team in early August 2017. Rosario manages rental properties, online auctions and real estate compliance. Rosario was born and raised in Clinton, Oklahoma, and graduated from Clinton High School in 2015. Throughout high school, Rosario played soccer all four years and was part of the first Clinton's girls' soccer team to make it to the state semi-finals. Now Rosario has a wild little boy, Daniel, born in 2020. Rosario is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and is a great asset to our staff.
Jessica Heard Perry has been working in the auction business, alongside her father, Corky Heard, since she was 11 years old. She has clerked, been a computer operator, cashiered, and has acquired her Professional Ringman’s Designation. As a professional ringman, Jess works as a floor auctioneer by being a physical line of communication between the buyer and the auctioneer. She won the Oklahoma Auctioneers Association ringman competition in 2015. Jess is working on obtaining the designation of Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS). This designation is awarded and recognized by the National Auctioneers Association and represents specific education and training in conducting benefit auctions. This designation has been awarded to only 1% of the nation’s auctioneers. A benefit auction is one of the most popular methods for non-profit fundraising. Some examples of non-profits are schools, churches, higher education (Universities or Colleges) and so much more. As a Benefit Auction Specialist, Jess will be able to consult, plan, or host any benefit auction with a better knowledge and understanding of the process. She has several years of experience planning and hosting benefit auctions, but by obtaining this designation, she will be a qualified expert in the planning process of a benefit auction. If you are interested in planning a benefit auction don’t hesitate to let her help you. Jessica received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and her Master's degree in Sports Management from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Jessica is a three-time Academic All-American Scholar, the recipient of the Division II Athletic Directors Association academic achievement award, and SWOSU’s 2014 Female Academic Athletic Scholar of the Year. She is employed full-time by SWOSU’s Foundation as the Advancement Coordinator of Institutional Advancement.