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FAY RANCHES SUMMIT 2022

This year, the brokers and staff of Fay Ranches ventured down to Paradise Valley, Montana to attend the annual Summit held at the idyllic Sage Lodge, located on the banks of the Yellowstone River. The Summit encourages brokers to engage in round table discussions and socialize with other agents from around the country. The Summit not only offers brokers a mix of business and entertainment but gives the entire Fay community an opportunity to collaborate on projects and align expectations for the company. By reviewing our successes and frustrations, Fay Ranches can continuously evolve and develop strategies to combat inevitable challenges.

The Summit kicked off with inspiring opening remarks from our founder, Greg Fay, followed by breakout sessions hosted by Headquarters staff. These informational sessions enabled brokers to gain a better understanding of what Fay Ranches HQ has to offer regarding marketing and various platforms. Each broker had the chance to sit in on the various sessions offered throughout this three-day Summit, and to connect with several guest speakers, such as Nick Hodge, co-owner of Digest Publishing, Inc., Certified Exchange Specialist™ Max Hansen, who gave a valuable update on 1031 property exchanges, and Danielle DiMartino Booth, who provided a sobering analysis of the economic realities ahead of us. These speakers brought a great deal of insight into the future of agriculture and our industry as a whole.

Within the embrace of the Absaroka mountains, off-time activities such as fly fishing, hiking, and relaxing in the hot tub or around the firepit rounded out the experience. Each day ended with a cocktail hour featuring signature drinks, and a delicious gourmet dinner catered by Sage Lodge. As always, Sage provided Fay Ranches with an incredible experience! Beautifully crafted to capture the stunning surroundings, Sage Lodge, its spa, guestrooms, and Ranch Houses afforded brokers from around the country pure Montana ambience. The luxurious facilities were matched by an accommodating, gracious staff.

We are fortunate as a company to be able to learn from one another and foster these relationships within our community, as well as cultivate new ones.

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