About Us

Our Company

Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC was established in 1978 and opened under the name of David Bishop Realty. Chris joined his father in the family business in 1998 as a Realtor & Auctioneer. In 2008 the company name was changed to Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC and Chris assumed the duties of managing the day to day operations of the Company.

“Bishop Realty” was founded on the principles of hard work, honesty, and putting the customer first in every transaction. It is our belief that if you apply these ideas in all that you do then everything else will take care of itself. Our Company is family of Realtors working toward the goals of doing what’s best for our customers and their families. Referrals are the life blood of the Real Estate business and in order to get a Referral your customers must be satisfied with your service. We continually strive to exceed our goal of “Complete Customer Satisfaction” whether it is in the Private Listing and Sale of Real Estate or our Auctioneering business. If you have a need for a Realtor or Auctioneer, I encourage you to call any of our competent Staff today to discuss your potential needs. If you are thinking of selling, keep this in mind:


Meet the Team

David Bishop

Principal Broker & Principal Auctioneer

David is a lifelong resident of the Bloomfield area and began his real estate career in 1976. In 1978 he opened his own company under the name of David Bishop Realty & Auction Company. In 2008 the named was changed to Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC. David is a graduate of St. Michaels Grade School, Bloomfield High School and Western Ky. University with a Bachelors Degree in Business. As a member of U.S. Army National Guard Unit in Bardstown, Ky. he served in the Vietnam War in 1968-1969. For over 25 years he was the Tobacco Auctioneer for the local market in Bloomfield, Ky. selling from 6 to 10 million lbs. of tobacco each year.

Chris Bishop

Realtor & Principal Auctioneer

Chris began his Real Estate career in 1996. He is a graduate of Weikel Real Estate School and the Missouri Auction School and currently handles the day to day operations at Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC. Prior to the real estate business he worked as a surveyor and specializes in farm & land divisions. He has been able to utilize his background in the surveying business and his love for the outdoors when working with landowners in marketing their farms and recreational properties.

Chris enjoys the Auction business and handles the majority of the Auctioneering of Personal Property for Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC.

Brent Long

Realtor & Principal Auctioneer

Brent has been a licensed Realtor & Auctioneer since 2011 and is a valued member of our Auction Staff. He works with both buyers and sellers and specializes in the sale of residential Real Estate. Brent graduated from Nelson County High School and is a lifelong resident of the Bloomfield area.

Kris Phillips


Kris has been a licensed Realtor since 1990. She is also the owner of Bluegrass Lightning Consultants servicing clients throughout the entire Eastern part of the United States. Kris specializes in the residential market and loves the outdoors.

Bill Spears

Principal Auctioneer

Bill has been a licensed Auctioneer since 1977. He is the primary Real Estate Auctioneer for Bishop Realty & Auction, LLC and also assists in the sale of personal property. Bill has an extensive Auctioneering background and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our Auction business.

Tracy O. Bishop

Auction Staff

Tracy is a member of our Auction Team and oversees the collection of the Auction proceeds, buyer registrations, contract completions and settlements.

Melanie Bishop

Auction Staff

Melanie is a member of our Auction Team and handles the majority of the sales clerk duties, as well as assisting with cashiering and contract completions and settlements.

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