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.

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.

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

Articles Authored by James Esperti

Hunting With Kids | Camaraderie and Life Lessons

By James Esperti, Branif Scott, and Vinny Delgado, Fay Ranches  As much as you can love hunting, there is nothing quite like hunting with your kids.  The excitement that oozes out of their every pore reminds you of some of your first hunts, a time when it just meant a little bit more to you. Whether following the […]

Sporting Classics Magazine Feature Summer 2019

An article by Alex Lovett-Woodsum “Sportsmen and women are connected by a desire to experience nature in all of its raw beauty: the cold rush of a babbling stream as trout sip fluttering mayflies, deer peacefully grazing in a green pasture, the sun reddening the sky as it rises up from the mountains at dawn.” […]

Landowners Work Together To Protect Montana’s Yellowstone River

A blog by James Esperti, Partner, Sales Associate, Fay Ranches We just received exciting news for the 5,556± acre Engwis Ranch and surrounding landowners: the threat of a neighboring wind farm has been mitigated! Local landowners worked together and were successful in getting a preliminary injunction placed on Pattern Energy and their plans to install […]

Investing In Ranches

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. […]

National Geographic Films “Yellowstone Live” on the Yellowstone Basin Ranch

The owners of Yellowstone Basin Ranch were honored National Geographic chose the ranch as part of their base of operations while filming the much anticipated 4-day television event, “Yellowstone Live”. The Yellowstone Basin Ranch is located under ten minutes from West Yellowstone, Montana – home to the famed west entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The […]

Investing in Ranches: Engwis Ranch

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