Land Sales

Chief Operations Officer/Real Estate Sales Representative

Josh B. Burling, ACF

Josh serves as our Chief Operations Office for Steigerwaldt Land Services, Inc. Josh has worked for Steigerwaldt since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources with a Forest Management Emphasis and a Certificate in Environmental Studies. He is an active member of the Society of American Foresters and the Association of Consulting Foresters. He is a cooperating forester with the Wisconsin DNR and is MFL certified and FISTA SFI trained.

Josh specializes in forest operations oversight and execution for large private landowners (TIMO, REIT, and large private non-industrial ownerships). He is experienced in all aspects of Lake States and Appalachian silviculture, third-party certification systems (FSC, SFI, and ATF), timber sale harvest planning, establishment, marketing, contracting, and administration, inventory execution and field oversight, forest road maintenance and improvement, and reforestation planning and contracting. He holds a Wisconsin Real Estate Sales License and assists clients with timberland and recreational real estate acquisitions, dispositions, marketing, contracting, due diligence, recreational lease program oversight, and strategic direction.

In his current role, Josh manages Steigerwaldt’s offices in Hayward, Wisconsin and Negaunee, Michigan. He is responsible for operations oversight of approximately 275,000 acres of client-owned properties, as well as client and company budget management, client relationships, project management, staffing, procurement, and execution of business directives and expectations.

Josh resides in Hayward, Wisconsin, and enjoys spending time with his family, deer hunting, searching for shed antlers, musky fishing, and coaching youth basketball.
715.699.1401, ext. 203

Real Estate Assistant/Staff Forester

Andrea M. Caron

Andrea earned her Bachelor of Science in Forestry Management at University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in 2003. She continued her education by completing her Master of Science in Community Services at Michigan State University in 2011.

Andrea’s responsibilities at Steigerwaldt include assisting the ROW, Forestry, and Brokerage departments in document preparation, execution, and project procurement. She assists with maintaining in-house database systems to record landowner information and track important dates, file management of all project documentation, and supports the Right-of- Way, Forestry, and Brokerage departments with production and distribution of project information to clients and customers. Andrea also assists in acquisition projects for quality control, assurance, and data organization.

In her free time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband and three young boys, canoeing, camping, knitting, and cooking.
906.273.0661, ext. 102

Operations Director - Real Estate/Broker

Todd D. Frederickson

As Real Estate Broker Operations Director, Todd is responsible for department business development, client relations, procurement, team performance, budget, and action plans. Todd is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota where he facilitates land sales for clients and assists buyers in acquiring properties. His duties also include conducting highway and utility right-of-way acquisitions and assisting Certified General Appraisers with appraisal work.

He is a member of the National, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota Associations of Realtors as well as local associations such as the Greater Northwoods Association of Realtors, Realtors Association of Northwestern Wisconsin, the Central Wisconsin Board of Realtors, the Lake Superior Area Realtors, and the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors.

Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Natural Science from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. Prior to his current position, Todd was a high school science instructor and coach. In his free time, Todd enjoys many outdoor activities with his family.
715.453.3274, ext. 327


Edward F. Steigerwaldt, ACF

Ed is a forester and real estate appraiser with decades of experience. As owner of the Steigerwaldt companies, Ed helps direct daily business management and directs the staff of appraisers, foresters, assistants, and land managers. His appraisal experience includes a wide variety of assignments including the appraisal of waterfront, recreation, forest land, residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial property, as well as easements and individual trees and landscaping. Ed has also completed appraisals for tree damage, utility easement analyzation for effects on property values, and Christmas tree management. He currently directs real estate appraisal projects throughout Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and other states when requested. Ed has qualified as an expert witness in court proceedings in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, and California. He has given numerous presentations covering real estate and tree appraisal. Ed also has served as a Wisconsin tax assessor and has over fifty years of experience as a Christmas tree grower.
715.453.3274, ext. 313

Trusty Companion


Annabel is Ed’s loyal, patient, and fearless companion. She is always at Ed’s side throughout the day and assists in overseeing the business’s daily operations. Whether she is in the field, monitoring tree shearing, or protecting the main office from the luxury of her bed, she is just as much a part of Steigerwaldt as the human staff.