33 E. Broadway
Columbia, Mo. 65203
Office: (573) 876-2881
Fax: (573) 817-WORK (9675)
Cell: (573) 999-WORK (9675)

Don's Non-Conventional Business
Card is an "Emery" Board!

     Thank you for visiting our website. I would like to take a few moments to tell you a little more about our group and why you should call on us for all your real estate needs.

We specialize in making sure customers and clients find the property that they will enjoy. Satisfaction is our motto. We are a knowledgable staff, ready to assist you in selling or buying a home, appartment, complexes or farms.


  • Inducted into Remax Hall of Fame - February 2002
  • Designations: Broker Sales Person, GRI
  • Have held 4 other designations but if you do not pay their annual fee you are not permitted ot list them.
  • 22 years (1972-1994) as County Executive Director Boone County ASCS (USDA Farm Programs) Columbia is in the center of Boone County.
  • 1991-92 received Columbia Chambers Agicultural Recognition Reward
  • 1995 Presented Outstanding Agriculture Community Service Award from Boone County University Exension Council
  • BS Degree in Agriculture from KSU - 1966
  • Proud U.S. Navy Veteran - Joined Navy when 17 years old
  • Earned Brokers license in 1973
  • Retired from USDA with 26 years of service in 1994
  • Full Time REALTOR® since 1994
  • Active on Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee
  • Past Board Member of TRYPS (Theatre Reaching Young People in Schools) 1999-2004
  • Past Bank Director for the Callaway Bank
  • Past Board Member of Little Dixie Kiwanis Club
  • Past Board Member of Boone County Farm Bureau
  • Member of Columbia Multilist Service (MLS) & Jefferson City MLS.
Don has licensed assistants to assure smoother transitions

Don Emery

Charles Schaeffer

Don has Charles Schaeffer as an Associate.


    Charles E. Schaeffer was born and raised in Fulton, Missouri. After completing high school he enlisted in the US Army and served his country from 1963 through 1966. He served the State of Missouri as a trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol retiring in 1995 after 27 years of service; he began a second career as an investigator for the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation retiring after 9 years of service. Charlie has lived in Columbia, Missouri since 1969. Charlie has contracted the building of his last two homes and has gained some knowledge in home building. He also operated a small cattle farm for many years. In 2005 he received his brokers license and began a third career with RE/MAX Boone Realty, Don Emery and Associates.



    Don's Personal Information

    Don's Life
    Don was born and reared on a livestock and grain farm between Moundville and Nevada, Missouri
    1959 Graduated from Nevada, Missouri High School
    Joined the Navy when 17 in fall after farming with father in summer.
    1962 Started college at Texas A & I, Kingsville, Texas while in Navy
    Got early out to attend college full-time
    1964 Married Mary Gilmore from Lebanon, Missouri. Her father was a small livestock farmer
    1966 Graduated from Kansas State University with BS in Agriculture Education
    Joined Allied Chemical Corporation as fieldman for Northeast Kansas selling fertilizer and ag chemicals plus servicing and establishing independent dealers. Lived in Lawrence, Kansas
    1968 Allied Chemical Corp. promoted Don to Sales Supervisor over Pacific Northwest (Idaho, Oregon and Washington). Lived near Portland, Oregon
    1970 Due to his father's health, he returned to midwest with Dempster Industries as Territorial Sales Manager over Northern Missouri, Eastern Iowa, Western Illinois and Southwest Minnesota selling pesticide and fertilizer equipment plus rural water systems. Dempster is one of the few windmill manufacturers. He lived in Kirksville, Missouri
    1972 Due to excessive traveling and desire to be with his wife and daughters more, Don resigned and joined USDA-ASCS. In November of '72, Don was hired as County Executive Director of Boone County ASCS.
    Mary earned her real estate Broker's license and joined Jacobs Realty.
    1973 Don earned his real estate brokers license
    1976 Owned and operated a small grain crop farm southeast of Columbia from 1976 to 1984
    1980 Mary and Don starting owning and managing rental property and formed Emery Management in 1982
    1984 Mary joined Boone Realty Corporation and managed over 500 apartments and commercial properties
    1986 Don joined Boone Realty which later purchased RE/MAX agency for Columbia
    1994 Don applied for and received early retirement after 22 years as Boone County ASCS County Executive Director. (26 years total of Governmental Service.)
    2002 Don and Mary sold their interest in the management company.

    Each office independently owned and operated.

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    Contact: Don Emery
    (573) 999-9675

    Contact: Charlie Schaeffer
    (573) 864-6114