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LANDREPORT.COM NATIONAL American Forest Management (704) 527-6780 2017 Sales: $500M–$1B Who: National leaders in the sale and acquisition analysis of timberland, recreational properties, farmland, hunting plantations, and conservation properties with the ability to bundle brokerage services including property inventory, spatial and attribute data management, recreational and environmental assessments, and market presentation. Farmers National Company (800) 346-2650 2017 Sales: $500M–$1B Who: Extensive network of local agents specializing in real estate sales, auctions, buyer's agency, appraisals, farm and ranch management, mineral management, forestry services, consultations, and insurance. Wow: Farmers National Company witnessed more landowners than ever turning to the brokerage to sell their property. The company's volume of properties for sale hit a new record with a 50 percent increase from the previous high. Fay Ranches (406) 586-4001 2017 Sales: $250M–$500M Who: Fay Ranches has been in business for over 25 years. We p roperties. LandVest services every major timberland invest- ment region of the US through regional offices and specialized transaction groups. Through o ur affiliations with LandVest's Real Estate Consulting and Estates Marketing groups, we are able to bring marketing expertise and a network which is unmatched by peer firms. Wow: The sale of 160,000 acres in North Carolina to a longstanding client. Mossy Oak Properties (866) 667-2289 2017 Sales: $500M–$1B Who: Network of more than 90 franchise offices in 27 states specializing in rural land brokerage. Wow: In 2017, the Mossy Oak Properties network closed over 2,900 transactions totaling in excess of $630 million and 380,000 acres. National Land Realty (855) 384-5263 2017 Sales: $250M–$500M Who: National Land Realty (NLR) is a full-service real estate brokerage specializing in farm, ranch, plantation, timber, and recreational land across the country. NLR cur- rently represents land buyers and sellers in 20 states. Wow: In 2017, we debuted Land Tour 360, technology that allows you to tour land without having to step foot on it. This interactive 360- degree experience features property boundary lines as well as various points of interest including photos, videos, and key data. We had a great year featuring several large sales. Broker Aaron Sutton sold a three-parcel timberland p ackage totaling 3,142 acres in Eastern North Carolina. Another exciting transaction was the sale of Bassmaster founder Ray Scott's amazing L egacy Lakes in Montgomery County, Alabama. Peoples Company (855) 800-5263 2017 Sales: $100M–$250M Who: Peoples Company is a leading provider of brokerage, farm management, land invest- ment, and appraisal services in 19 states throughout the US. Wow : We successfully handled the sealed-bid auction for the 6,000-contiguous-acre Weidert Farm in Washington's Walla Walla Valley. This premier property is ideally suited for permanent crops such as grapes, apples, blueberries, and hops as it offers excellent elevations and gradual slopes, tremendous air drainage, virgin soils, and ample certified water. PotlatchDeltic Real Estate (509) 835-1500 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: PotlatchDeltic is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with nearly 2 million acres of timberland in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Mississippi. A certified forest practices leader, PotlatchDeltic is committed to providing superior returns through long-term stewardship of forest resources. The compa- ny also conducts a land sales and development business and operates wood products manufacturing facilities through its taxable REIT sub- sidiary. PotlatchDeltic Real Estate sells exclusively through a Preferred Broker Network made up of brokerages in states A M E R I C A ' S BEST BROKERAGES s ell land: farms, ranches, plan- tations, sporting properties, timber, and vineyards with offices from coast to coast. Wow: In the fall of 2017, G reg Fay listed Tom Brokaw's incredible West Boulder Ranch for $17.9 million. Hall and Hall (888) 557-3090 2017 Sales: $500M–$1B Who: Investment-quality rural real estate leaders providing a full menu of services from real estate brokerage and auctions to management, mortgage loans, and appraisals. Wow: Representing one of the best years in our 72-year history, 2017 in itself was a Wow moment. The market remained dynamic with many of the larger transactions occurring off the market. Confidentiality is highly coveted. LandLeader (844) 281-4301 2017 Sales: $500M–$1B Who: The LandLeader® net- work is the largest network of real estate professionals who specialize in farm, ranch, and recreational real estate across North America. Wow: LandLeader is proud to help the best brokerages market land. Hard to believe in four short years that we have sold $3.5 billion in land, including a 21 percent increase in collective sales in 2017. LandVest (603) 227-2419 2017 Sales: > $1B Who: LandVest is the US leader in the marketing and sale of private, institutional, and industrial timberland S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 | The LandReport 85

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