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Meet the country’s top land brokers, agents, land managers and rural appraisers—the people behind some the most significant and groundbreaking deals in the land business!

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M4 Ranch Group: A Brand of Excellence

Brothers Dan and Michael Murphy, owners of M4 Ranch Group are leaving their mark—well, actually their brand—on Colorado ranch real estate.

Advertorial: M4 Ranch Group Celebrates a Banner Year

M4 Ranch Group is celebrating a banner year thanks to the owners—past and present—of the exceptional properties that we’ve been fortunate to represent.

Justin Cop and family, Fredericksburg Realty

Answering the Land’s Call: Fredericksburg Realty’s Justin Cop

Justin Cop, owner of Fredericksburg Realty, risked his wife’s wrath to answer the long, loud call of the Texas Hill Country and establish himself as a ranch broker.

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Clint Orms: Crafting a Legacy

The handcrafted originality and quality of Clint Orms’ handmade belt buckles, bracelets and other pieces uniquely reflect Texas’ proud cowboy heritage.

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Robb Van Pelt Lives it to Know it at Mason & Morse Ranch Company

At Mason & Morse Ranch Company, the standard is “live it to know it” and no one lives it or knows it like co-founder and broker Robb Van Pelt.

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Dr. Wallace Klussmann: Education, Conservation & Dedication

In 1993, Dr. Wallace Klussmann, professor emeritus at Texas A&M University, ended his 30-year career in higher education and immediately embarked on his second “career” as a volunteer.

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Sheldon Grothaus: A Moving Target

Sheldon Grothaus, owner-broker of Texas Ranch Sales LLC in Hondo, is a tall, moving target.

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Kenneth Bell: Putting Water Where It Isn’t

Decades of experience have shown Bell, who founded Quick Line Service Company’s Ranch Water Division in 1990, that the availability of fresh water dictates land’s productivity when it comes to livestock and wildlife.

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Robert Dullnig: The Work Ethic of Success

Meet Robert Dullnig of San Antonio's Kuper Sotheby's International Realty, 2016's Texas LAND Star winner with total sales of $118.8 million.

LandLeader Member Case Study: Living the Dream and Tarrant & Harman

Living the Dream, owned by D.W. Hindman, and Tarrant & Harman Real Estate and Auction Co., co-owned by Travis Tarrant and Mark Harman, provide a Midwestern case study in opportunity amplification.