Michelle Canny, Broker
Michelle Canny is strongly driven by the real estate and auction background her parents exposed her to starting at the age of 12. Michelle started in the auction business from the ground up by doing whatever her dad needed done. She quickly learned how to set up for an auction, take bids, and advertise to maximize buyer turnout and profit potential. In 2007, a local auctioneer encouraged her to auction, planting a seed. A year later, Michelle being self-taught was up on the auction podium. She has been auctioning since 2007 and has been selling real estate in Johnson and surrounding areas since 2006. Michelle is also the Marketing & Personal Relations Manager for The Canny Team. Her job is to create the best marketing package suitable for each individual client. She is a member of the Kansas Auctioneers Association & National Auctioneers’ Association. Together Matt and Michelle have three children Samuel, Lauren, and Hannah. They are active in their local church Oasis in Ulysses, KS. A strong foundation in Christ is their cornerstone. Together as a team they have embraced this adventure raising a family and building a business serving others.
Matt Canny, Agent
Matt Canny is a native to the Southwest, KS area. Born and raised on the family farm is where his grass roots lie. He graduated from K-State with a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture Economics in 2000. Matt has been a part of the family farm since age 10. Along with managing The Canny Team, he also operates a Cow Calf Operation and farms. As a real estate agent he specializes in commercial and farmland sales. In 2011 he teamed up with his wife, Michelle, creating The Canny Team. At auctions you will see him in the ring taking bids, writing up real estate contracts, or loading up buyers’ treasures in their vehicles. He works hard to ensure the auctions run smoothly for the buyers, sellers, and our auction team. Matt is also the technology and operations manager for all online auctions. He is a member of the Kansas Auctioneer’s Association and National Auctioneers’ Association. Matt is active in his community coaching Junior Football, volunteering, and keeping up with three young children.
Diana Swenson, Broker
Diana Swenson has been in the real estate industry since 1987. Her vast knowledge and experience of brokering a company that has performed over 800 auctions has given The Canny Team, Assoc. of Swenson Real Estate & Auction Service Inc., a cutting edge. She has an extensive portfolio of real estate sales in residential, commercial, and land. Her attention to detail and knowledge of real estate law is invaluable to her agents and clients.
Terry Presley, Agent
Terry Presley is a resident of Meade, KS. He is the newest auctioneer and real estate agent of The Canny Team. He has been married to his wife Leslie for 32 years and has three sons, one daughter, and seven grandchildren. He is the Petroleum and Farm Supply Manager for the Sublette Cooperative. Terry is an active member of the Meade Nazarene Church. He graduated from Missouri Auction School in 2012 and received his real estate license in 2013. Terry is also a trustee on the Meretilla Township Board in Meade County, a past president and an active member of the Rotary Club, and a member of the Board of Directors of Propane Marketers of Kansas.