Keeping the Family Farm: Inheritance and Succession Planning

Keeping the Family Farm: Inheritance and Succession Planning

Episode 24 - Regions Wealth Podcast Series

In recent years, the age of the American farmer has risen to 58 years old. As these farmers approach retirement, some are finding themselves without an heir willing or able to step in and take over the family farm. In this episode, Director of Agricultural Banking Tony Hotchkiss joins us to discuss succession planning and estate planning options for farmers and landowners.

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Meet the Speaker

Tony HotchkissTony Hotchkiss is EVP, Director of Agricultural Banking at Regions in Clayton, Missouri. He brings to our team more than 20 years of banking experience. Tony received a B.A. in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa and his Master’s in Banking from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware. Want to find a banker like Tony? Contact a Wealth Advisor today.

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