James Esperti

James Esperti

Partner, Ranch Sales
Licensed in: MT, ID, WY

James Esperti grew up in Jackson, Wyoming enjoying and appreciating the outdoor activities Northwest Wyoming offers with friends and family.

While attending Montana State University in Bozeman, James fell in love with Montana and all its natural resources. Graduating in 1995 James met Greg Fay and shortly thereafter began working with Fay Ranches with the mission statement of preserving and enhancing the west’s premier ranches. In 1998 Greg and James started Fay Management to help facilitate their clients after the purchase of a ranch to help with habitat improvement as well as the construction of capital improvements.

James has enjoyed extensive travel in search of game fish (fresh and salt water) and upland birds. In addition to being an ardent angler and wing shooter, James enjoys big game hunting, skiing, and mountain biking throughout Montana and the intermountain west.

James is happily married and lives with his wife and their twin sons in Belgrade, Montana along with their black Labrador, Hoss. Montana ranch broker James Esperti can be contacted through the Fay Ranches headquarters in Bozeman, Montana.

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Fay Ranches Inc. Headquarters
395 Gallatin Park Drive
Bozeman, Montana 59715

Available Property Listings by James Esperti

Absaroka Moon Retreat

Livingston, Montana

An extraordinary property located in one of the most spectacular settings in North America. Nestled at the foot of the Absaroka Mountain Range near Deep Creek in the northeastern corner of Montana’s famed Paradise Valley, all five structures feature breathtaking views of 9,000 to 11,000-foot peaks – many rising dramatically just 2,000 yards from the main house and others winding 30 miles downrange to the south.

West End River Ranch

Big TImber, Montana

The West End River Ranch is a world-class offering on one of the world’s greatest fly fishing rivers, and one of the best located and well-managed ranches in the west. The stewardship this ranch has received is nothing short of magnificent. With endless recreational amenities and productive agricultural operation, this ranch has it all.

Mountain Views Ranch on the Yellowstone River

Big TImber, Montana

The Mountain Views Ranch on the Yellowstone River is a world class offering on one of the world’s greatest fly fishing rivers, and one of the best located and well managed ranches in the west. The stewardship this ranch has received is nothing short of magnificent. With endless recreational amenities and a productive agricultural operation, this ranch has it all.

Big Spring Sporting Ranch

Lewistown, MT

The property boasts .8± miles of Big Spring Creek including .6± miles of both sides, one of the finest and least known blue ribbon trout fisheries in the state of Montana. There are a variety of rocky creek banks, lush hay meadows and scattered timber as well as an immaculately maintained home all surrounded by breathtaking views of four different mountain ranges.

Spaulding Brook Farm

Manhattan, Montana

The property includes a 100± acre pivot, lush sub-irrigated hay fields, two large ponds, and potential to develop more aquatic resource into productive wetlands or potentially fish ponds. The property is also home to pheasants and whitetail deer. This is an absolutely gorgeous piece of ground with some of the most dramatic views in the valley.

Montana Hunting Property For Sale Three Rivers Rod and Gun Club

Three Rivers Rod and Gun Club River Parcel

Three Forks, MT

Located in Three Forks, Montana the ranch lies along the west bank of the Madison River in the lower Madison Valley and varies from thick cottonwood galleries along the river corridor to sub-irrigated meadows with meandering creeks.

Trail Creek 160-East

Bozeman, Montana

Mature aspen groves and pine covered hills make up the landscape before giving way to lush meadows. The perfect building site offers amazing views of the Absarokee/Beartooth Mountains to the east and Chimney Rock and the Gallatin Mountains to the south – the serenity and privacy radiates throughout the property.

Trail Creek 160-West

Bozeman, Montana

Mature aspen groves and pine covered hills make up the landscape before giving way to lush meadows. The perfect building site offers amazing views of the Absarokee/Beartooth Mountains to the east and Chimney Rock and the Gallatin Mountains to the south – the serenity and privacy radiates throughout the property.

Six Mile Creek Ranch

Pray, Montana

The property consists of 175± deeded acres, including 36± acres of hayfield, approximately .3 miles of Six Mile Creek lined with mature cottonwood trees, and fantastic mountain views. The property’s varied topography and location provides the largest of ‘big sky’ views with the Gallatin Mountains to the West, the Absaroka Beartooth’s to the East looking directly up at Emigrant Peak, and glimpses of the Crazy Mountain range to the North.

Lakeside Ranch Property Montana Davis Ranch Hauser Lake

Davis Ranch on Hauser Lake

Helena, Montana

This property is a highly coveted lakefront property in the scenic Helena Valley which has long been known for its deep-rooted agricultural roots, recreational pursuits, and abundance of water. The unique property has over 2,200 feet of Hauser Lake frontage and a private boat launch, shop, picnic area, and associated outbuildings, the Davis Ranch is the ultimate turnkey recreational property.

Highland Mountain Ranch

Whitehall, Montana

The topography and vegetation that the ranch provides are old growth coniferous trees as well as mature stands of aspen trees and willows lining the Dry Creek drainage that runs through the property for approximately .65 miles. The hunting for elk and deer on this property is excellent

Bar 20 Cabins at the West Boulder Reserve

Livingston, Montana

Set in the stunning West Boulder Reserve this offering is comprised of two charming 1920’s fishing cabins known as the “Bar 20 Bunk and Tack Houses” which originated as outbuildings on the historic Bar 20 Guest Ranch.

Articles Authored by James Esperti

Investing In Ranches | Land Investor

By James Esperti, Partner/Ranch Sales, Fay Ranches People pursue ranch real estate in the Intermountain West for many reasons. Some are looking for that perfect hunting and fishing property with big mountain views, live water, and a variety of wildlife. Others may want a large, productive cattle ranch with abundant water rights and agricultural components. […]