BJ grew up on a farm near Wilber and has spent his entire life in the area. He started farming with his father in 1989. He attended the World Wide College of Auctioning in 1993 and has been auctioneering ever since. He obtained a real estate license in 2002. BJ and Nicky began doing auction in the area when they started Zalesky Auction in 2003. Nicky joined the business full time after Loren Davidson with Davidson Real Estate retired and they together changed the name to Zalesky Realty & Auction. As you can see, after growing up in the farming industry and with his auctioneering and real estate experience, BJ has great knowledge of the agriculture industry and land prices. Nicky and BJ live with their son Cody on the home place of BJ’s family farm near Wilber.