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Jacob Hart, ALC

Founder | IA, WI, MN Broker | Auctioneer
Cell (507) 259-1065
Email Jacob@highpointlandcompany.com
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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.Harts 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

Wisconsin Real Estate Broker | Minnesota Real Estate Sales Person
Cell (507) 696-6228
Email Lucas@highpointlandcompany.com
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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 southeastern Minnesota, or you just want to talk about managing your deer herd, Lucas would love to talk to you anytime!

Kevin Hart

MN Broker | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 259-4482
Email Kevin@highpointlandcompany.com
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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

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (319) 240-6121
Email Nick@highpointlandcompany.com
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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!

Dave Walch

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 421-0474
Email Dave@highpointlandcompany.com
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Native to SE Minnesota Dave grew up in Wabasha County, MN. Being one of twelve children on the family farm near Carley State Park, Dave got his fair share of farm experience in the field at a young age. After graduating from Plainview High School and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Dave spent 2 years in the Army. Dave’s ties and passion into land and farms run deep and he has always felt land investments were solid and a great place to enjoy time with friends and family. Dave personally owns farms in his service area and has a great deal of knowledge in organic farming, whitetail properties, and farmland investment management in Wabasha, Winona, and Houston County, MN.

Troy Seelhammer

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 951-3548
Email Troyseelhammer@highpointlandcompany.com
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Growing up in Northeast Iowa, Troy spent most of his time fishing the streams and hunting the woods and waterways near his home. Baling hay, walking beans and helping a local farmer with livestock solidified his love for the country life. After marrying his high school sweetheart, they moved several times to different states for their careers, finally settling down in Southeast Minnesota 25 years ago. Troy and Rhonda have 3 kids - Madeline, Reid and Cole and love living and working together on their hobby farm raising blueberries and cut flowers to sell. With over 20 years of helping clients buy, sell and invest in real estate, Troy is ready to put his experience and love of all things country to work for you.

Tanner Knowlton, BA

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (641) 330-7727
Email Tanner@highpointlandcompany.com
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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

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (563) 451-7390
Email Matt@highpointlandcompany.com
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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

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (319) 240-9257
Email Noah@highpointlandcompany.com
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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. 

Kyle Lopez

Real Estate Salesperson | Colorado Land Specialist
Cell (719) 362-0062
Email Kyle@highpointlandcompany.com
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Kyle was born to the Hall family and the Hall Family Ranch which has been in the family for 100+ years now. As a fifth generation rancher born and raised in the teller county area of Colorado land, ranching and hunting have been engrained in him since birth. Kyle spent his college years at Colorado State which eventually led him to meeting some important business contacts he still has today. In 2014 one of those business contacts approached Kyle and suggested he start his own outfitting business. Between his vast knowledge of hunting and his numerous connections within the hunting industry both domestic and worldwide, Kyle opened the doors of KB Outdoors Inc. During his time as an outfitter, he has learned how to better manage wildlife in conjunction with other ranching endeavors. Now he has decided to take his knowledge to the next level and offer his services to the Real Estate field. Kyle specializes in Hunting land and Cattle Ranches in Colorado. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a ranch of any size, or even gain some insight into hunting and ranching Kyle is eager to talk to you!

Garrett Halama

Real Estate Salesperson | Wisconsin Land Specialist
Cell (715) 797-0442
Email Garrett@highpointlandcompany.com
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Garrett grew up on a farm outside of Whitehall, WI in Trempealeau County where hunting and fishing became his passion at a very young age. He grew up spending time chasing turkeys and whitetail deer out in the woods with his father. Garrett also enjoys fishing for walleyes and spends a lot of time trout fishing! Garrett is married to his amazing wife Emily, and they have a beautiful 6 month old daughter. Garrett and his family reside in Pigeon Falls, WI about 3 miles from his family farm. In the previous years up to going into real estate, Garrett was an apprentice electrical lineman and he decided to chase his passion of working with hunting and farming by becoming a Land Agent with High Point Land Company!

Trevor Glomski

Real Estate Salesperson | Wisconsin & Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (651) 380-0821
Email Trevor@highpointlandcompany.com
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Native of Southeast Minnesota, Trevor Glomski, grew up on the Mississippi River enjoying the great outdoors. Trevor’s greatest love is walleye fishing, bowhunting whitetail in the Midwest and chasing elk out west. At an early age hard work was instilled in him by relatives and family friends who farmed and managed property. This is where he fell in love with land and the stewardship of improving a property. He devotes himself to learning and honing his skills/techniques to improve his trade, archery, family’s farmland, and hunting experiences. He enjoys sharing all of these outlets to inspire and motivate people to be the very best they can be. Trevor graduated from Concordia University St. Paul in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. After a small stint playing indoor professional football and chasing after playing in the NFL, Trevor began his career in sales and operations. Trevor has been married to his wife Jacqueline for 4 years, and they have 2 children, Kynlee and Knox. Recently, Trevor has been in commercial construction project management, and is now excited to bring his skills and work ethic to High Point Land Company providing a great experience for buyers and sellers of land. If you are looking to buy or sell a farm in Western Wisconsin or Eastern MN, or have questions about the current market, he would love to connect with you.

Joe Hansbery

Real Estate Salesperson | Wisconsin Land Specialist
Cell 608-386-5925
Email joe@highpointlandcompany.com
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Raised in Southwest Wisconsin, Joe spent his youth outdoors with his family and friends. Hunting turkeys and whitetails quickly escalated from being a passion to a way of life. Collecting new local permission properties, and traveling out West for hunting, became a must for him as he expanded on the hobby he loved . After pursuing an education in Network Administration, he spent the next 10 years in Professional Services including: Systems Engineering & Financial Services. Joe will bring his knowledge and experience from past service to every relationship that he will build at High Point Land Company. With his focus on the buyers and sellers, his goal is to provide the best experience possible. If you are looking to buy or sell a farm or land in Southwest Wisconsin, let Joe and the High Point Land Company be the resource to help you along the way. Reach out to Joe if you have any questions regarding the current market, or would like to just talk about hunting. He would love to talk to you!

Luke Mitchell

Real Estate Salesperson | Missouri Land Specialist
Cell (573) 541-1232
Email luke@highpointlandcompany.com
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Luke is a Ralls County native, born and raised on a small family farm just outside Perry, Missouri. He knew very early he wanted to be outdoors and hunting. Luckily in 2014, Luke began running a video camera and marketing for an outdoors television show on the Sportsman Channel. He turned hunting into a career and never looked back. Through work on the show, Luke has been blessed to travel all across the country and meet a tremendous amount of great people. He has been on a lot of different land and farms and learned what it takes to have a great hunting or outdoor experience. With this experience and his love of the outdoors, helping people buy and sell land just seemed right. Luke got his real estate license and became a RealTree™LandPro at the end of 2020. He is blessed to work with and receive mentorship from some of the very best and have become a multi-million-dollar producer. Luke specializes in farms, recreational property, hunting ground, and country homes with acreage. Luke has a strong commitment to those who list or buy property with him. He has the experience to assist you in purchasing a property that will add to your success and productivity in farming or hunting. It is hard to put into words the feeling of community and love of the outdoors that is so strong here in Northeast Missouri. Luke would like to show you instead.

Travis Owen

Real Estate Salesperson | Missouri Land Specialist
Cell (573) 470-8776
Email travis@highpointlandcompany.com
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Travis was born and raised just outside of Middletown, Missouri. He spent his childhood in the outdoors hunting and working on the family farm. After graduatation he hit the road as a pipefitter hunting from state to state on his days off. In 2021 Mr. Owen moved back to Missouri purchasing his first piece of ground with his wife in Lincoln County, MO. During the off season he enjoys improving habitat for the local wildlife and has extensive knowledge on timber stand improvement, invasive species removal, or putting fire to use on the landscape. Travis has a wealth of outdoor knowledge from hunting, farming, and dirt work and a passion for helping others succeed no matter what their goals are. From setting up a property for more efficient hunting and higher likelihood of encounters with target game species, to solving erosion problems with soil conservation efforts, or creating land improvements he is eager to help you every step of the way in your Eastern Missouri land intentions.

Troy Stafford, MBA, CPA

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 259-3047
Email Troy@highpointlandcompany.com
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Living in the Dodge County area all his life and working on two local dairy farms throughout high school and college gave Troy immense respect for farmers. After seven years in public accounting, Troy has worked in various private industries in both Controller and CFO capacities, including 10+ years working for two different farm supply, producer owned, cooperatives. Mr. Stafford also holds an active CPA license and has an MBA degree. In his free time, he loves to give back to the community as a volunteer Mantorville firefighter/first-responder; Co-treasurer for Dodge Count Faith in Action, appointed Commissioner for both Dodge County and Mantorville EDA’s, and is an active member in Faith Lutheran Church. Troy looks forward to working with you as it relates to your rural real estate needs!

Eric Halvorson

Real Estate Salesperson | Wisconsin Land Specialist
Cell (715) 533-4904
Email Eric@highpointlandcompany.com
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Growing up Central Wisconsin, Eric has spent his life hunting and fishing with his father, who introduced him to the great outdoors. Eric enjoys any activities that get him outside and travels out west to hunt as much as possible. Eric is passionate about hunting, agriculture, and leaving the land better than he found it for future generations to enjoy. His counties are Crawford, Monroe, Richland, and Vernon. Eric looks forward to helping you with all your real estate needs!

Pat Sifert

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist | Auctioneer
Cell (515) 320-2491
Email Pat@highpointlandcompany.com
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Pat was born and raised in Algona Iowa, after getting married to Kay they moved to Texas for 9 years where he sold acreage tracks, he also worked at Ft Worth Auto Auction. After their twins were born and getting ready to start school they moved back to Algona where he currently resides with his wife Kay. After returning to Iowa Pat decided to go to Auctioneer school at Missouri Auction School and immediately started doing Auctions of land, farm equipment, collectables, tools, benefit and household. He has been doing auctions for over 40 years. He has 2 grandchildren that live close by and he enjoys ice fishing and golf along with being with family. Pat is a dedicated family man and has a tremendous work ethic. He is ready to assist you with all your buying and selling of land in Iowa.

Randy Thompson

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (515) 341-2700
Email Randy@highpointlandcompany.com
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Randy grew up on a farm outside of Lu Verne, IA in Kossuth County the youngest of 6 children. Raising corn, soybeans, hogs and cattle gave him experience and love for the farm life and instilled a work ethic in him at an early age. He attended Iowa State University where he had an All-American career as a sprinter on the Cyclones Track team and also received his BS degree in Exercise Science. After high school, he took a job as a Marketing Representative for a crop insurance company where he spent over 15 years traveling and making himself familiar with all areas of the state of Iowa and calling on insurance agents. In 2013, he got married to his awesome wife Michelle and they currently reside in Reinbeck, IA with his 2 step sons Austin and Alan and a beloved golden retriever named Kensi. Randy has a passion for Iowa farms and pastureland, which he currently maintains in partnership a purebred Simmental cattle herd with his dad and brother. He enjoys spending time at his pasture, pheasant hunting, going on his annual Canada Fishing trip and spending quality time with his wife, step sons and extended family. After 20 years of working in Ag related careers, Randy decided to finally get his Iowa Real Estate license and join the High Point Team. He is excited to meet and work with you on any of your real estate needs!

Mitchell Kruger

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 259-8541
Email Mitchell@highpointlandcompany.com
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Growing up in Southeast Minnesota on a farm just outside of Plainview; Mitchell spent a lot of time helping out on the family farm, and enjoying the many aspects that country life had to offer! After graduating high school from Plainview-Elgin-Millville, Mitchell went to study at UW-River Falls where he played football for two years, and pursued a degree in sports management. After two years, he decided to come back home and try and give back to the farming community that he grew up with. Mitchell started working for a drainage company as a Staker/Project Designer and spent a fair amount of time in the western part of the state! Now Mitchell is turning these experiences and knowledge he’s gathered into a career in real estate! His areas of service are: Freeborn, Martin, Waseca, Blue Earth, and Fairbault counties! Mitchell is excited for the opportunity to meet and work with everyone! If you have any questions, feel free to give Mitchell a call!

Alex McCabe

Real Estate Salesperson | Iowa Land Specialist
Cell (507) 951-2150
Email Alex@highpointlandcompany.com
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Originally from Minnesota, Alex grew up on his family farm near Preston, MN. After graduating college Alex started his career in agricultural banking in Harmony then moved to Cresco IA. Alex’s focus area is Howard County, IA, Mitchell County, IA, Winneshiek County, IA and Allamakee County, IA. He has extensive knowledge in land and farms, from cash-flow to managing for big deer if you are in the market for a property in NE Iowa Alex is your agent.

Charlie Cardell

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (651) 380-0978
Email Charlie@highpointlandcompany.com
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Growing up in SE Minnesota, Charlie was born, raised and currently resides in Goodhue. Charlie has spent most of his free time outdoors with friends and family from as long as he can remember. After high school, Charlie went to work as an apprentice electrician, then took a step into sales, selling cars and trucks at a local dealership. Now turning his passion for the outdoors and agriculture into a career in real estate. Charlie’s areas of service are Goodhue, Dakota and Rice counties. He is excited to be able to meet and work with everyone! If you have any questions, feel free to give Charlie a call!

Mike Wills

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 313-8605
Email Mike@highpointlandcompany.com
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Born and raised in Southeastern Minnesota, Mike graduated from Wabasha – Kellogg High School. Soon after, Mike joined and served in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years. Mike has spent the last 20 years working in logistics and business management. Mike started investing in real estate in 2005 and has always had a passion for real estate and land. Mike is married to his wife Jean. They have two boys, Ethan and Jacob. Mike’s area of focus will be in Le Sueur, Sibley, Scott, and Steele counties. Mike is looking forward to meeting with you and helping you will all of your real estate land needs.

Ryan Knutson

Real Estate Salesperson | Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell (507) 254-2122
Email Ryan@highpointlandcompany.com
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Growing up in Rochester, MN Ryan grew up in the outdoors especially spending as much time as possible in the deer stand every fall. He played Junior Hockey in Kansas for two years prior to attending college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduation, Ryan began his career in residential real estate. He eventually transitioned and began following his passion for hunting and the outdoors focusing on farm and hunting land sales. Ryan’s core area of focus include Scott, Carver, Dakota, Sibley, Rice, and Le Sueur Counties. He prides himself on always going above and beyond for his clients.

Cody Schweinefus

Farm Manager
Cell (563) 379-3398
Email Cody@highpointlandcompany.com
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Born and raised in Northeast Iowa, Cody grew up with a family of golfers. His countless hours on the golf course paid off when he achieved much success in high school and in college. He graduated from Drake University in 2011. After spending two years in Arizona playing professional golf, Cody decided to come back to Iowa for an opportunity in the AG industry. While working under a grain farmer, Cody developed a passion for farming and land management. Fast forward to today, Cody is happy to be working at High Point Land Company as their Farm Manager. He lives in Decorah with his wife Katie and two boys, Duke and Tripp. When not at work you can often find Cody on his bike, on the golf course, or with his family.

Cindy Wiste

Office Manager
Office (507) 218-1243
Email Cindy@highpointlandcompany.com
Every good company has someone that takes care of everything that needs to be done… at High Point that’s Cindy. Cindy keeps all the ducks in a row from scheduling auctions, agent paperwork, to live auction day out in the field. Cindy is from London, MN originally and now lives with her husband near Austin, MN. Cindy enjoys horse racing, music, and a good book. She is an important part of our team we are happy to have working with us.

Ethan Stubbs

Media Creator
Cell 608-306-1788
Email ethan@highpointlandcompany.com
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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.

Carrinton Hunt

Marketing Manager
Cell 641-373-1867
Email carrinton@highpointlandcompany.com
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Born and raised in North Central Iowa, Carrinton grew up in a family full of hunters and farmers. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2021 with a Marketing Management degree. After graduating, she obtained her Iowa Real Estate License. Carrinton served the Cedar Valley as a full-time residential real estate agent before joining High Point Land Company. Carrinton brings energy, attention to detail, and strong customer service skills to High Point Land Company. She currently resides in Cedar Falls, Iowa. When she’s not in the office, you can find her in the deer stand, on the golf course, or hanging out with her two chocolate labs, Wrigley and Waylon.