Agents Archive - High Point Land Company


Jacob Hart, ALC

Jacob Hart, founder of High Point Land Company, has extensive experience in both land brokerage and real estate investment. Mr. Hart purchased his first rental property just out of high school and focused on building a real estate investment portfolio within walking distance of the Mayo Clinic. Young in the real estate business Hart worked for the national auction firm Ameribid out of Tulsa, Oklahoma where he assisted with large package real estate dispersals selling hundreds of properties at auction in a single day. Jacob attended SDSU, World Wide College of Auctioneering and was elected President of the Minnesota Realtors Land institute in 2017.  Hart’s desire to create the best land real estate and auction firm in the country is evident. He believes if you are selling something you should believe in it and invest in it yourself. His passion is in land investment and training land agents to build great a business and a great life for themselves in the process.

Lucas Mestad, WI State Broker

Growing up in southeastern Minnesota, Lucas was born and raised in Elgin and has spent his life in the woods with friends and family. After graduating from Winona State with a Biology degree, he moved to Baton Rouge, LA for two years, producing hunting shows for outdoor television. Through this he gained a vast knowledge of hunting and land/wildlife management, while building a great buyer pool from around the country. He then moved home to pursue his career in real estate, specializing in selling hunting ground. Whether you are looking to sell or buy a farm in west central Wisconsin, or you just want to talk about managing your deer herd, Lucas would love to talk to you anytime!

Kevin Hart

Originally from Rochester, MN Kevin graduated from Mayo HS. Following his family ties in law enforcement he continued on to law enforcement school in Alexandria, MN and in 1986 he started investing Real Estate. Kevin has owned, operated, and managed Dairy Queens, storage complexes, laundromats, farms and rental properties his entire adult life. He also has a great knowledge base on finance and liability from his 15 year career in banking and insurance.

Nick Hopp, BA

Nick has spent his entire career in Agriculture and has been fortunate enough to work with clients all across the country and beyond; from the pivots of Southern Kansas, to the plains of Western Canada.

Growing up in New Hampton, IA, Nick and his wife wanted to raise their family close to home and have continued to reside in Northern Iowa. Shortly after finishing college at The University of Northern Iowa, Nick started investing in land. After a number of his own farm land transactions, he decided to follow his passion and join the High Point team! Whether it’s buying or selling land, Nick understands what it takes to get it done right, and looks forward to working with you!

Tanner Knowlton, BA

Originally from New Hampton, IA, Tanner is a graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with bachelor degrees in both Real Estate and Finance with an emphasis in Personal Wealth Management. Growing up in Northeast Iowa has instilled a tremendous work ethic in Tanner as well as a passion for friends, family, and the outdoors. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling land in Northeast or East-Central Iowa, give Tanner a call!

Matt Tobin

Growing up in Eastern Iowa, Matt has a long history of enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. After playing football for the Hawkeyes and graduating from the University of Iowa with a Geoscience degree, Matt continued his football career in the NFL for 6 years. After traveling the country while playing football, Matt and his wife knew they wanted to move home and raise a family in Eastern Iowa. Matt has a passion for scouting and hunting whitetail deer and appreciates the ability for Iowa land to provide many opportunities. After a number of his own land transactions, Matt decided to follow his passion and obtain a real estate license in the State of Iowa and join the High Point team! If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling land in Eastern Iowa, Matt would like the opportunity to assist you!

Noah Hopp

Growing up in New Hampton, IA Noah was the youngest of four brothers. Noah took every opportunity he could to spend time outdoors and was very involved in athletics. He attended Iowa State University, where he developed a love for farm ground. Noah married his 7th Grade sweetheart and moved to Cedar Falls, IA where he currently resides. Noah primarily focuses on helping Families handle estate sales and selling row crop ground located in Central Iowa. If you are looking to buy or sell farmland in Central Iowa or would like more information about the current market conditions, Noah looks forward to helping you reach your goals.

Ethan Stubbs

Growing up in Northeast Iowa, Ethan grew a passion for chasing whitetail deer and wild turkeys at a young age. Deciding to turn this passion into a career, Ethan traveled all over the world capturing hunts with a camera. Fast forward to today, Ethan has continued his passion outdoors and will continue to work in the outdoor space selling farms in Iowa.

Elliott Vandenberg

Elliott grew up in Southeast Iowa and was raised on a small family farm.  Growing up he spent his free time hunting and fishing. After high school, he attended college in Northeast Missouri at Culver-Stockton College. Elliott graduated with a bachelor’s degree in legal studies and a master’s degree in Business Administration. After college, his obsession and drive for the outdoors took him to Wyoming. Elliott worked as a state trooper and obtained his real estate license. He enjoyed spending most of his time in the mountains backpacking and hunting. While in Wyoming, he bought a farm in southeast Iowa knowing that he eventually wanted to raise his family where he had grown up. Elliott has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hunting, habitat improvements, and setting your farm up to be as efficient and profitable as possible.  He understands the benefits of investing in land from his own personal experiences. If you’re interested in buying or selling land in Southeast Iowa, he is willing to put the work in to make all of you land needs come to life.