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Laura Buterbaugh


Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kansas State Unitversity.  After a 7 year corporate career in Memphis, TN  she returned to Winfield to work at Buterbaugh & Handlin.  Since that time, she has been actively involved in the Winfield community with Rotary, Winfield Main Street, PEO, Grace Episcopal Church, Soroptomists and Winfield Chamber, as well as teaching coarses on goal setting and business plans.

Laura primarily works as a licensed real estate agent.  She also holds an insurance license in Property & Casualty and Life & Health.  She and her husband, Matt, own Hometown True Value/Bradbury Kitchen and Home.


James Buterbaugh


A graduate from Southwestern College, Jim became the agency real estate broker in 1979 and transferred that role to his daughter, Laura Buterbaugh Bradbury in 2012.  In 1984 he and Sharon Handlin merged two agencies to become Buterbaugh & Handlin, specializing in all lines of insurance and real estate.

Besides his business interests, Jim is a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.  He is active in veteran organizations and was National Historian for the American Legion in 2000-2001.  He also served as vice chairman on the Kansas Commission of Veterans Affiars from 2004-2014.  He is currently vice chairman of Veterans Claims Assistance Program.

Member of the Business Hall of Fame at Southwestern College.


Roger Lungen


Roger has been recognized for “Million Dollar” production in listings sold, as well as sales made in the Winfield area. He is a former school administrator, longtime realtor and auctioneer and has been involved in numerous professional, church and community activities for many years.


Ryan Conover


Ryan has been a lifelong resident of Winfield. He comes from a background in healthcare, and has been selling real estate since 2011. His knowledge, dedication, and experience will help you through any aspect of buying or selling your home. Contact Ryan for all your real estate needs.


Karen Wise-Harden


Karen has been a Winfield resident for over 40 years. She graduated from Dexter High School and attended Cowley County College and Southwestern College, majoring in Business and Business Accounting.  Karen is the owner of Harden Investments, LLC, which has rental properties in Winfield and Arkansas City, and she is active in the Winfield Landlord Association and the Winfield Council of Realtors.


Aaron Wise


Aaron is a lifelong resident of Cowley County. Graduating from Dexter Schools, he then earned his Bachelor's degree in education from Southwestern College ('92) and his Master's degree in education administration from Wichita State University. He has taught in the Arkansas City & Dexter school districts since 1992.  Aaron is married to Monica who is the music director at Dexter Schools. They have a daughter Rebecca of Kansas City, KS and a son, Simon, of Wichita. Having lived in Dexter, Winfield, & Arkansas City, he is familiar with the area.  Aaron has been in rental home ownership and management for over 30 years and he has recently included real estate sales to his credentials. Whether looking for a home of your own or as part of your investment portfolio, Aaron has the experience to find the perfect property for you.


Monica Wise



Monica was born in Winfield and raised in Newkirk, Oklahoma. She graduated from Southwestern College in 1985 and began a lifelong career in music education. She recently retired after serving the Dexter school district for 30 years, teaching K-12 Vocal and Instrumental music. Monica and husband Aaron live in Dexter. They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Monica is excited to be joining the team of agents at Buterbaugh & Handlin and is looking forward to helping make your new home dreams a reality.


Jamie Brazda


Jamie graduated from Kansas State University in 2011 with a Mechanical Engineering degree and a minor in Spanish. She then earned her MBA from Southwestern College in 2013. She and her husband have various real estate ventures of their own, and she looks forward to using her experiences and knowledge to assist with your real estate needs.


Our Locations

Buterbaugh & Handlin Insurance

808 Millington St.
Winfield, KS 67156
Main office: 620-951-5060
Toll free: 800-279-0426

Buterbaugh & Handlin Real Estate

808 Millington St.
Winfield, KS 67156
Main office: 620-951-5060
Toll free: 800-279-0426

Our Providers


Accommodating, professional, helpful, and quick. Very comfortable experience and I was impressed by their capabilities. Highly recommended.
Brad M.
I feel lucky to have found an agent willing to provide this level of service. No need to look anywhere else!
Michelle D.
Over the years we’ve never once had to worry about our coverage. My husband and I are long-time customers and proud to be.
Carol S.
Surprisingly flexible and in-touch with my needs as a small business owner. Can’t ask for more.
Spencer F.
They have strong ties with the community, and it shows. It’s nice to do business with people that really show they care about you and your family.
Susan T.