Paul Burgener

Vice President of Operations, Farm Management, U.S.


Paul provides operations leadership for the U.S. row crop team of regional farm management professionals. The responsibilities of this role are centered around execution of the company’s strategic plans for client owned properties including safety, compliance, budgeting, sustainability, and profitability. Prior to joining Manulife, Paul was an assistant vice president, agriculture lending and a farm manager with Platte Valley Bank, where he was responsible for a diversified agriculture loan portfolio and established a farm management entity for the institution. He spent a dozen years in applied agricultural economics research and cooperative extension with the University of Nebraska before his bank role.

  • Education: B.S., Farm and Ranch Management, University of Wyoming; M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Wyoming
  • Joined the company: 2018
  • Began Career: 1998 



United States

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  • English