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96 The LandReport | S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 LANDREPORT.COM leading ranch real estate com- pany in the American West. We provide the comprehensive services of larger firms for sell- ers, buyers, and owners of rural real estate and ranchland, yet we still offer the personal touch of a small-town brokerage. Our extensive experience with all phases of ownership — from water rights to hunting tags to ranch management and con- servation easements — is what sets Mirr Ranch Group apart. We specialize in income- producing ranches and farms, sporting properties, real estate with conservation values, and unique landscapes adjoining national parks and public lands Wow: Our most impressive deal was the listing and sale of Cielo Vista Ranch, the largest ranch sold in the US in 2017, according to The Land Report. It is rare to find a contiguous ranch with more than 83,000 acres in the US, let alone in Colorado. Cielo Vista Ranch also includes Culebra Peak, one of the only privately owned 14,000ers in the world, 18 peaks over 13,000 feet, 23 miles of ridgeline, and four life zones. The ranch was once part of a Spanish land grant, and it pre- sented unique title and access issues as a result. Mossy Oak Properties Colorado Mountain Realty (719) 686-8744 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: We specialize in ranches, hunting, fishing, and recre- ational mountain properties. Wow: We sold the historic Gale Isle Resort on the Platte River west of Denver near Bailey, Colorado. The buyers are restoring the famous desti- nation back to its original glory. Newman Realty (800) 658-4431 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: Experts in farm, ranch, and recreational properties across the High Plains. Wow: Listed by Wyoming Business Report as one of the top brokerages in the state. PureWest Ranches (406) 589-4160 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: There's a reason PureWest has a reputation for professionalism, real estate excellence, and cutting-edge market savvy. A Christie's affiliate based in Bozeman, PureWest is a premier real estate concierge brokerage specializing in prestige proper- ties. We are dedicated to being the leading luxury real estate brand in the state. Wow: Our Wow last year was launching this new ranch division of Pure West Christie's. Raich Montana Properties (406) 223-8418 2017 Sales: < $50M Who: Based in Livingston, Montana, we specialize in premium ranches and recreational properties in Montana's Paradise Valley for high-net-worth clients. Wow: 2017 was a year of multi- ple offers on many of my listings. Sonny Todd Real Estate (406) 932-1031 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: A multi-generational, multifaceted agricultural and recreational real estate brokerage. Wow: 2017 was a great year. Swan Land Company (866) 999-7342 2017 Sales: $50M–$100M Who: Based in Bozeman, Montana, with offices in Buffalo, Wyoming, and Salt Lake City, we are a client-driven ranch, farm, and recreational land sales company. We draw on years of experience repre- senting properties throughout the Rocky Mountain West including Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, and Nebraska. Wow: Sale of M&M Ranch near Buffalo, Wyoming — 12,388 total acres listed at $16.5 million — plus over 20 other farm, ranch, and recre- ational property sales in 2017. A M E R I C A ' S BE ST BROKERAGES LEGACY OPPORTUNITY Formed from more than 150 parcels, Oregon's 36,663-acre Antone Ranch is a single contiguous block next to the Ochoco National Forest. Robb Van Pelt and Jake Polvi share the $55 million listing.

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