Braden McCurdy, CAI, AARE
Chief Executive Officer, Auctioneer
As a leading real estate auctioneer in the industry, Braden McCurdy has an unparalleled approach to successful real estate transactions. With his visionary leadership and drive for success, he has brokered over 200 million in sales dollars by the age of 37.
Having grown up in the auction industry, Braden is passionate about the real estate industry and continuously looks for new ways to increase the success of his clients’ property sales. He is credited with developing McCurdy Auction’s web-based content management system for real estate auctions to better handle large volumes of real estate auctions and transactions, allowing himself and other McCurdy agents to better serve their clients’ needs and goals.
Braden has a long record of successfully assisting accountants, attorneys, bankers and other corporate sellers. He has been recognized annually with the Master’s Club Award from the REALTORS® of South Central Kansas for no less than $5 Million in annual sales since 2004. His specific areas of expertise include counseling individuals and corporate clients with regard to investment opportunities, risk analysis, and monetary returns.
He is a member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the Kansas Auctioneers Association and holds the NAA’s Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) designations. Braden spends time in Washington, D.C. advocating for the auction industry for the National Auctioneers Association. He also serves nationally as one of three instructors for the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate designation.
He is also an active member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Kansas Association of REALTORS®, and the REALTORS® of South Central Kansas - serving as a Past President of the South Central Kansas MLS and past Director of Kansas Association of Realtors. He is a Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient and has served on the selection committee.
Braden graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Marketing and Management. Throughout college, Braden was an active member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, ACE (Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs), Interfraternity Council, and Student Activities Council.