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Somerset Equipment Sales Team

George Rieber Jr.
Executive Vice President Somerset Equipment Sales
Phone: (630) 457-1026
Mobile: (708) 921-0751
1375 Kingsland Drive
Batavia, IL 60510

A former client of Somerset Capital, Mr. Rieber was brought on board in 2006 to create and develop what is now Somerset Equipment Sales. In five years, the division has grown to include two warehouses in Illinois, with a consistent inventory of 250 pieces of equipment, and sales stretching over five continents. Mr. Rieber has built a reputation for honesty and integrity in the material handling industry, which he attributes to his continuing success, and personally trained his staff to emulate his approach. Aside from the day-to-day operations, one of Mr. Rieber’s primary functions involves front-end residual evaluations for all material handling assets. Actively buying and selling equipment for nearly 20 years, he possesses extensive knowledge of real time valuations as well as future/residual values. He is an expert in remarketing assets, and oversees all aspects of operations from equipment inspection to advertising and marketing for direct sale or consignment. Mr. Rieber presently consults with and remarkets assets for many financial institutions, as well as his end user clients. Mr. Rieber began his equipment-trading career in 1991, buying directly from end users and leasing companies at a competitive equipment company. In 2003, he took his skills elsewhere and focused on valuation and sales of aerial equipment, in addition to forklifts and construction equipment. Mr. Rieber holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from Illinois State University.

Jeff Klein
Account Executive
Phone: (630) 803-4914
1375 Kingsland Drive
Batavia, IL 60510

After owning and operating a successful landscaping business, Mr. Klein pursued a career changing opportunity and joined Somerset Equipment Sales in 2009. Since joining, Mr. Klein has developed a large customer base, which has generated a considerable volume of purchases and sales for the company, which Mr. Klein handles on a daily basis. Through face-to-face, telephone, and internet marketing, Mr. Klein has built strong relationships that are integral to our Somerset Equipment Sales’ successes. In addition, he works with various logistics contacts, including the company’s own within Somerset Capital Group, Ltd, to set up ingoing and outgoing deliveries of our material handling equipment.

Gus Eash
Warehouse Technician & Warehouse Team Leader
Phone: (630) 425-1510
1375 Kingsland Drive
Batavia, IL 60510

Mr. Eash began at Somerset Equipment Sales in 2012, as Warehouse Technician. He oversees all incoming and outgoing shipments, and provides general maintenance and repairs on equipment. He’s also responsible for inspecting and inventorying equipment. After working for Atlas Van Lines, the electrical union and in restaurant management, Mr. Eash decided to take an opportunity with Somerset that would feed his passion to become a mechanic. So far, Mr. Eash has developed a base knowledge of forklift and light construction equipment that continues to evolve.