John Grimmius Owner/Broker Farm and Dairy Sales
John Grimmius is a graduate from the school of hard knocks - surviving the Ag Real Estate world for over 40 years, selling and appraising thousands of acres of land, should qualify! Still haven't learned to clean up my desk - fortunately this means that I still keep busy. Retiring? No way! - My dear wife of 45 plus years wouldn't let that happen! The people you see in the pictures below are like family. We work together, have fun together and put some deals together and we never forget that our clients make it all possible! Thank you for your continuing business, we appreciate it and we'll make sure your next deal is done the way you want it done!!
Tom McGuigan Broker -Farm and Dairy Sales
Tom McGuigan has been in the real estate business for over thirty years. Twenty one of those years were dedicated to property leasing and management and the past ten years Tom has been listing and selling farm properties, ranches, dairies and executive homes with The Ranch Company. Tom acquired his brokers license in 2004 and has partnered with his wife Jeanie, who is also a licensed real estate agent, in providing no nonsense, old fashioned personal service to their buyers and sellers. Tom has said "when you work with the McGuigans its like getting two realtors for the price of one". With Tom working actively in the field and Jeanie working in the office, managing buyers and sellers paperwork, they are always available to talk to their clients. Tom has two children, his daughter Sara is a Registered Nurse in the ER at KDMC and also an EMT driver for the city of Visalia. His son Nathan is currently at Fresno Pacific University in the International Business Masters program. Nathan also owns his own recording business called NTM Productions.
Curtis Brunson Broker -Farm and Dairy Sales
Curtis Brunson is a lifelong resident of the San Joaquin Valley, growing up in Tulare and currently residing in Visalia with his wife and three sons. He graduated from Fresno State University in 1991 with a degree in finance and went to work for Paramount Citrus before obtaining his real estate brokers license in 1995. He then started his own real estate company, Buyers Only Real Estate, specializing in homes. In 2000 Curtis joined The Ranch Company and started selling farms, ranches and homes. Curtis has sold farm properties in Tulare, Kings, Kern and Fresno Counties. Curtis and his family own and farm citrus in Tulare County.
Rose VanderWeerd Realtor - Farm and Dairy Sales
Rose VanderWeerd has been involved in Real Estate since 1981 and has been working for The Ranch Co since 1998. She has been active in land acquisitions, permitting of dairies, and city and county entitlements. Rose also has great knowledge of the construction industry. She and her husband Ron have continued the family business of VanderWeerd General Construction, Inc. grading and building dairies since 1969. Ron and Rose have three children and have celebrated 20 plus years of marriage.
Russell Edwards Farm Land Sales
Russell Edwards is a life long resident of the San Joaquin Valley with over ten years of experience in the local agricultural industry specializing in table grapes and citrus. His professional background includes land and residential sales, fresh produce sales, technical management and grower relations. He is a resident of Kern County and a member of the Golden Empire MLS and the Tulare County Association of Realtors. With his diverse background and knowledge of the local growing regions, farming operations and housing market he is able to assist with any of you land or residential needs throughout Kern and Tulare Counties.
Jeanie McGuigan Realtor - Comparable Sales
Jeanie McGuigan has been in and around real estate her entire life. She is the daughter of The Ranch Company founder John Grimmius. While in the real estate atmosphere, Jeanie learned the business from the ground up. She has been tracking all of Tulare Counties real estate sales (5 acres and above) for the last 9 years. Jeanie is a licensed real estate agent and works side by side with her husband Tom McGuigan. Jeanie has two children. Her daughter Sara is a Registered Nurse in the ER at KDMC and also an EMT driver for the City of Visalia. Her son Nathan is currently attending Fresno Pacific University in the International Business program. Nathan also owns his own recording buisness called NTM Productions.
Abel Flores Ag Properties
Abel Flores is a resident of Visalia with over ten years of experience in the local agricultural industry. He was affiliated with two large Farming and Produce Companies as a Field Representative/Director of Food and Safety and Vice-President/Operation Manager accountable for the management including a work force of 900-1200 employees. His professional back ground includes over 30 years in Business Sales, Financing and Title Insurance Industry as Vice-President of Marketing, Business Development including 10+ years as a General Building Contractor and Real Estate Agent. He attended College of the Sequoias and Fresno State.
Jeff Lien Appraisal and Sales
Jeff Lien is a 1990 graduate of California State University San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Business Management, with emphasis in Finance and Appraisal. Jeff’s career began with a residential home mortgage lender in Santa Clara County; six years with Sierra-Bay Farm Credit (now American AgCredit) in Stockton, CA as a staff appraiser; and a short term position as a commercial / multi-family real estate property manager in San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. Jeff associated with The Ranch Co. in January of 1998, assuming all appraisal responsibilities. Acquiring a real estate sales license in 2001, allowed Jeff to also pursue the marketing of agricultural properties for sale or lease. Throughout his career, Jeff has been specifically educated in the appraisal and marketing of agricultural properties, now with over 16 years of experience. In 1993, Jeff was certified by the State of California as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. He is also an associate member of the Appraisal Institute, in active pursuit of accreditation. Jeff and his wife, Paige, and their two daughters, have resided in Ripon, CA since 1990. The family is active at Immanuel CRC and Ripon Christian Schools.