Led by a Seasoned Veteran and 3rd-Generation Californian, Scythe & Spade expands their presence in the West
Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation
Scythe & Spade is excited to announce that Brent Reed has joined their team as West Coast Regional Manager.
Reed brings 30 years of experience working in agribusiness capital markets. Reed holds a BS in Agricultural Business from California State University of Fresno and is a licensed California Real Estate salesperson (DRE#01751246) and holds an Accredited Agricultural Consultant designation from the ASFMRA
Reed formerly managed acquisition activities in the West/Pacific Northwest for one of the country’s largest farmland investment firms. He acquired over 25,000 acres of tree nuts, wine grapes, citrus, and irrigated row crops worth ± $500 million dollars.
“Since 1998 we have targeted California but have never found the right partner until now. With Brent’s wealth of experience this is an enormous opportunity for our team and clients, as we add 9 million acres to our sandbox,” says the company’s founder.
“I’m excited to bring my experience to this elite team. The Scythe and Spade team are some of the most professional and dedicated people that I’ve work with. Scythe and Spade’s FarmBase™ is a great tool and nothing like I’ve seen in the industry. I’m looking forward to sharing my knowledge of this 9-million-acre sandbox which I call home,” adds Brent.
More information about Brent Reed is available on the company’s website: Ag-Management.com/Leadership
Scythe & Spade specializes in facilitating strategic investments in agribusiness real estate. Focused on simplifying complex agribusiness issues, the company pairs capital investors with agricultural operators to deliver both valuable equity capital to help operators grow their farming operations and steady appreciation and income to investors. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Scythe & Spade uses a high-tech, high-touch, specialized network of expert consultants to analyze agriculture investment opportunities to perfectly match investors with agribusiness operators for successful strategy implementation and compelling returns.