BAS was founded by Gordon Bergthold in 1980 when he left Western Farm Management Company to become affiliated, as an independent contractor, with HR Macklin & Sons, a company owned by his uncle, Hugh Macklin. He enjoyed almost 25 yrs of collaborative efforts working with top professionals in appraisal, finance, real estate aquisition, farm and ranch management and estate planning.
In 2014, Gordon and his wife Betty, moved their home and primary office to Chico, California where Gordon started in 1965 with the Farm Credit System as Manager of the Chico Office.
Gordon Bergthold, Founder/Owner of BAS, LLC
Licensed real estate appraiser for more than 20 yrs
- Equipment appraiser
- Expert witness
- Water rights specialist
- Arbitration/mitigation specialist
- Husband of Betty, Father to 4 adult children and 'Gumps' to nine grandchildren.
The rest of the BAS Team - There are several direct team members that have worked with Gordon for more than 20 years, as well as an extensive list of independent contractors. The core team is efficent and dedicated to delivering over and above the client's expectations. When you get one BAS team member, you get the whole team!