United Country Ranch Experts
United Country Real Estate specializes in large ranches, equine properties, cattle ranches, land acreage and other related ranch properties throughout the United States.
Experts such as those featured below are available to provide property specific guidance, information, advice and other consultation to our brokers, agents and most of all, to our clients.
Ranch Sales Expert
As a graduate of the Wildlife Management program at The University of Maine, Steven began his real estate career in 1982 by focusing on transactions involving land. In 1986 he joined Patten Corporation, one of the largest land development companies in the US, as a land acquisition specialist. In 1987 he became a Regional Vice President and over a 6-year period was responsible for the acquisition, development, and sales of over 30,000 acres and $75 million. In 1993 he opened Colorado Woodland Properties, LLC, specializing in the sale and development of Colorado ranches, and successfully transacted more than 20,000 acres and $25 million. In 2009, Steven purchased United Country Real Estate | Timberline Realty, Inc. in Divide, Colorado. Joining the UCRE team has allowed him to share his expertise with more ranch and land clients than any other company in the US dealing in rural property.
Jack is a fourth generation native born Coloradoan whose family has been ranching in Colorado since the 1870’s. He was raised on the 103,000-acre Eleven Mile Grazing Association Ranch that his father managed. Jack attended College on a Livestock Judging scholarship where he studied Farm and Ranch Management, after which he worked on various ranches throughout Colorado and Wyoming. In 1999 Jack met and married his wife Jean, a successful real estate broker, and they opened United Country Real Estate | Wapiti Realty Ltd. Jack’s knowledge of land, ranching, animal husbandry, wildlife and real estate give him a unique skillset that was recognized by UCRE management and he was chosen as one of the six brokers throughout the USA to launch UC Ranch properties. Jack looks forward to becoming your trusted adviser whether you are selling or purchasing ranch property.
Dustin has been a leading ranch broker in Central Texas for over a decade and has transacted countless live water, Hill Country and recreational ranches throughout the state. Dustin maintains a very strong relationship with other brokers in the state and believes that this leads to more successful transactions. He understands that while he has the largest marketing platform in the industry, there are other agents with loyal clients. These relationships keep Dustin and his clients ahead of the rest in finding out about pre-market deals, off-market deals and active buyers in the market. His expertise and unique ability to complete even the most complex deals are rare qualities that very few brokers possess. Dustin is a founding member of UC Ranch Properties and currently holds a position on its Steering Committee.
James W. “J.W.” Ross has been a Realtor® and successful real estate investor for the past ten years. Raised in Paris, Texas, J.W. has firsthand knowledge of the activities, owners and properties in the area. After serving in the 16th Special Operations Wing of the United States Air Force, J.W. joined the local United Country office, specializing in farm and ranch properties. Within five years he received the Top Agent of the Year Award, and in 2010 received the Realtor of the Year Award from the Board of Realtors. Recently, he has focused his activities to become a Texas Licensed Real Estate Broker in order to help educate others to find their own dreams owning and/or investing in real estate assets. Mr. Ross developed his knowledge and leadership in the fields of commercial and agricultural real estate, expanding his area of operations to include most of Northeast Texas.
Brad Smith offers 28 years of real estate sales experience selling all types of farm and ranch properties throughout North Central Florida. Since beginning his career in 1989 he has become the consistent leader in listings and sales in his market area with an earned reputation of honesty and hard work. Brad is sole owner and broker of UCRE | Smith & Associates Real Estate, which has closed approximately $100 million in the last 12 years. Property types handled include ranches, plantations, vacant land, horse farms, large recreational tracts and more. Brad also owns Smith Appraisal Services and has been doing appraisals in the Tri-County area since 1998. His knowledge in real estate and appraisals allow him to excel in providing excellent service and sales.
Sandra Jo Stevenson
Sandra Jo (Sandy) Stevenson is a California and Nevada real estate broker and is the designated broker for AAA Advantage Realty, Inc. owner of United Country Stevenson Realty, Auction Services & Property Management. Sandy has been a successful investor and developer of real estate projects (30 years’ experience). Her management of United Country Stevenson Realty has produced and maintained a sales volume ranking her United Country brokerage in the Top 10% of offices nationwide. Furthermore, Sandy is a former United Country Region Vice President (Western Region) using her expertise to help other United Country brokerages, brokers and agents.
A real estate broker and third-generation farmer and rancher, Gary was born and raised on his family’s ranch near Whitewater, Montana. Being involved in agriculture and real estate, Gary maintains familiarity with issues facing today’s agricultural and recreational operations. He has specialized in large farm and ranch properties in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota since 1977, and has been a licensed real estate broker in Montana since 1978, maintaining a local real estate business servicing the eastern two thirds of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Gary and his wife Barbara joined United Country in 1990 and over the years have been recognized within the company for many national achievements.
Local Expertise and Representation
In addition to the leaders profiled above, this specialty property group includes agents with expertise in ranches across the country.
Each of these agents has extensive knowledge of the specialty properties in their local market. This – along with United Country’s national marketing power – allows these professionals to provide superior service to their clients.