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88 The LandReport | S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 LANDREPORT.COM P ACIFIC California Outdoor Properties (707) 455-4444 2017 Sales: $100M–$250M Who: California Outdoor Properties is one of the largest private farm, ranch, and recre- ational real estate companies in California. We are not your typical real estate agent. We are doing something we love. We understand land. We enjoy the outdoors. We hunt, fish, raise cattle, and grow crops. We believe in the Old West philosophy where a handshake is your word. Our success is based on a strong work ethic and a knowledge and love for the land. We are proud to be a founding partner of the LandLeader® network. Wow: We had our best year in company history with over 73,000 acres sold and almost $175M in sales. The Chickering Company (530) 265-5774 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: For nearly 40 years, The Chickering Company has represented buyers and sellers of ranches, mountain hide- aways, private lakes, coastal retreats, fishing and hunting lodges throughout the West and in British Columbia. Wow: The Chickering Company sold the Richmond Ranch, a historic 3,777-acre ranch in San Jose. The listing price was over $29 million. C lark Company (805) 238-7110 2 017 Sales: $ 100M–$200M Who: The Clark family has been in the ranching business since the 1890s. Clark Company began as a stage and cattle company in Ventura County and has been repre- senting buyers and sellers in ranch real estate transactions since 1958. Today, Pete Clark leads Clark Company, one of the most successful ranch real estate companies in the Western United States. As a fifth-generation rancher, Pete knows the ins and outs of a working ranch and is very well acquainted with ranches and farm properties in the West. Wow: Sold $21 million Rancho El Toro: more than 12,000 acres of rolling hills with a carrying capacity of 600 cow- calf pair and 1,000 stockers. Kerry Mormann & Associates (805) 682-3242 2017 Sales: $50–$100 Million Who: After four decades as a successful independent broker along the Southern California coast, Mormann became the director of the Ranch & Land Division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Wow: The Land Guy has two of the premier properties listed on the California coast: the 1,800-acre Las Varas Ranch ($108 million) as well as the historic 214-acre Rancho Dos Pueblos ($48.5 million). (For more information on Las Varas, turn to The Land Report Top Ten on page 28.) Knipe Land Company (208) 345-3163 2017 Sales: $100M–$250M Who: Cattle ranches, legacy r anches, farms, timberland, dairies, orchards, vineyards, land for development – Knipe Land Company has been serving Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, and Washington for 74 years. Wow: We sold one of the largest cattle operations on the market in the Northwest. The ranch included seven lakes and thousands of irrigated acres. Land and Wildlife (541) 480-3682 2017 Sales: $100M–$250M Who: We are land specialists in the Pacific Northwest who broker land in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho with plans to head north into Alaska. "We Live the Lifestyle We Sell." Our expertise includes large ranches, farms, and timber tracts. We also have vast experience in vine- yards and resort properties. Wow: When we listed the Town of Tiller, Oregon, it went viral. We got calls from all over the world, did count- less interviews, and even ended up with a story on FOX News by Shepard Smith. Best of all, we had Tiller under contract in just days. Mossy Oak Properties Oregon Field and Stream Realty (541) 733-9727 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: From our headquarters in Roseburg, our brokerage specializes in listing and selling farms, ranches, timber tracts, and recreational properties in Oregon. Our owners alone have more than 60 years of combined experience in these key markets. Wow: MOP Oregon Field & Stream was able to assist a buying client in writing more than $12 million in offers in one year for his company. Mossy Oak Properties Cupper Creek Land (541) 934-2946 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: I am a one-woman brokerage with over 23 years of experience in the land sales industry, specializing in all aspects of ranch, farm, and recreational land sales. I live the lifestyle and sell a unique rural niche market. My office is on our ranch in Kimberly, Oregon, where there is more wildlife than people. Clients appreciate my local expertise on market conditions, knowl- edge of the area, attention to details, and the laid-back atmosphere that comes with living and working out West. Wow: Here's what Mossy Oak Properties Co-founder and CEO Chris Hawley said about us: "Julie Mansfield-Smith is the type of land specialist we look for. She has the experience, expertise, and effort needed to be successful land specialists, and has proven to be one of the top land brokers in Oregon." Smith-Kandal Real Estate (760) 344-2212 2017 Sales: < $50 Million Who: With roots in Imperial County that date back to the 1930s, Smith-Kandal offers a diversified series of financial services in California and Arizona, particularly in the Desert Southwest. A M E R I C A ' S BEST BROKERAGES

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