Ryan grew up in southern Iowa on a farm near Albia, raising hogs and cattle. He was only gone from Albia for college and Air National Guard duty over the years. As a family with 4 sons and 1 daughter, our father took us hunting, be it for squirrel, whitetail deer or turkey. He instilled in us a love for the land and the outdoors. In 2003 Ryan became a member of the Iowa Air National Guard and in 2012 he graduated from Iowa State University with a major in Business Management. In 2013, Ryan became a licensed Realtor® joining his father, Alan, and brother, Nate, at Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate. Ryan’s great upbringing along with his membership in the Iowa National Air guard have instilled in him a sense of pride in what he does; he lives by the philosophy of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all he does. He is passionate about quality land practices; whether for hunting or farming. Knowing that farms need the proper attention to grow quality crops or quality wildlife. Since starting his career at Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate, he now manages approximately 1500 acres for 3 clients; negotiating new leases, comparing rents with CRP rates and general maintenance. In April 2015 Ryan married his wife Brittney. They share their home in Albia with their dog Allie. Ryan is co-owner of Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate along with his father Alan and brother Nate. Ryan has been a member of the Iowa Air National Guard since 2003. He is a member of the Southeast Iowa Board of Realtors, a board member of the Albia Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Monroe County Hospital Foundation Board. He not only believes strongly in quality land practices and care of the land but in care of the community he lives in.
Nate is a native of Southern Iowa and grew up in rural Monroe County, just outside of Albia, IA. His love for the outdoors & small farm community was key in his decision to stay is his hometown & join the family business. Nate has been a licensed Realtor® since 2010 & was involved with United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate several years prior. He specializes in traditional listing and auction of recreational, hunting & ag properties. Nate spends a majority of his time evaluating properties, analyzing land values & market trends, establishing direct marketing options for clients, dealing direct with buyers and sellers & bridging the gap between the two. Whether working through a closing transaction - start to finish, or putting together an extensive marketing program for a new property; Nate and his team at United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate have the tools to go to work for you.
Along with sales and management on the real estate side; being a partner-owner of United Country-Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate, Nate works hands-on with most of the land management projects including custom CRP work, food plots, habitat work, landowner/tenant negotiations and farm planning. As an Iowa landowner himself, Nate understands the importance of land stewardship; getting the most out of your investment while protecting your asset for the future generation. His extensive knowledge of several aspects of land ownership and land stewardship practices allows him to stay connected with landowners, buyers, sellers and create a long term working relationship for continued growth.
Nate has the knowledge, tools and hands-on approach to yield the highest opportunity for his clients. His aggressive style and passion for all that is LAND, partnered with great clients, creates an enjoyable and prosperous relationship for all.