John Watson has 25 years cross-industry real estate experience and has handled land transactions in 12 U.S. states which include ranchland, farmland, forest resource lands, sporting properties, lifestyle properties and conservation sales. Prior to joining Fay Ranches Watson led a national ranch and recreational land brokerage which was jointly owned by Orvis and Cushman & Wakefield . Watson began his real estate career as a commercial broker with Cushman Realty Corporation and has a strong financial foundation as a former Price Waterhouse CPA. John’s cross-industry real estate background augments the Fay team with his transactional experience and breadth of relationships across the U.S.
John’s clients include private landowners and investors; their fiduciaries and attorneys. He also handles real estate assignments for land resource-based funds and serves clients in the natural resource, energy and environmental sectors. John is a thought leader and problem solver in the area of land resource investments and transactions and has authored papers and blogs on the land space that are widely read and cited.
John, his wife, Elizabeth, have resided on their ranch in rural Hillside, Colorado for the past 21 years where they raised their three children. He is the consummate outdoorsman, sportsman, conservationist and his hobbies range from playing a multitude of musical instruments to raising a fine flock of chickens. Watson is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a BS in Business Administration.
Colorado Ranch Broker John Watson can be contacted through the Fay Ranches office in Denver, Colorado.