Licensed in: MT
Ryan has had an intense passion for the land and the outdoors since he was a young boy. He was raised in the small Southwestern Montana town of Dillon, MT, surrounded by three Blue Ribbon trout streams, a sweeping valley that offers tremendous hunting pursuits, and the traditional work ethic that a ranching community prides itself on.
After collegiate years mainly spent chasing trout and antlers when not on the football field, Ryan began his career in insurance and risk management. Starting on the sales side, he enjoyed several years of celebrated high performance and long-term, large revenue client relationships due to his innovative methods in managing risk. Credibility with his peers and the ability to challenge others to think differently elevated Ryan into a leadership role within the firm after over a decade of sales. While moving up through the ranks, Ryan was called upon to create the proprietary sales process that the company has trademarked and still uses today. His commitment to creating positive change was recognized in the industry through speaking appearances, podcast interviews, and his company’s most prestigious award, “Professional of the Year.” However, what ultimately drove Ryan was his responsibility in leading a commercial risk management department that covered four states, 30 offices, over $65,000,000 in revenue, and over 100 insurance advisors for the 9th largest privately held insurance firm in the country. His proven sales style and experience allowed him to lead advisors in a way that challenged them to constantly learn and evolve to bring relevant, quantifiable, and impactful solutions to large organizations that they were not getting anywhere else. The result included record-high revenue growth.
Ryan enjoyed his career in insurance and risk management every step of the way, but for many years watched his father Tom build a best in class ranch brokerage. Eventually, Ryan’s strong desire to follow in his father’s footsteps coupled with his sustained passion for land and sporting pursuits brought him to his next step. He now lives out his dream every day by selling Montana ranches with the premier land brokerage firm in the country.
In addition to a humble, hungry, and smart mentality, Ryan’s clients can expect savvy business acumen, passion, work ethic, and a “do what you say you are going to do” attitude. He always looks to gain a complete understanding of what a client desires in their land transaction.
Ryan’s appetite for chasing giant whitetails is enormous, yet he loves all big game pursuits and does not hesitate to spend time on many of Montana’s amazing fisheries. In addition to these sporting pursuits, he is an avid studier of wildlife and habitat management and is a certified Quality Deer Management Steward.
Ryan gives back to his community through coaching youth baseball and football and has participated on several local boards.
Most importantly, Ryan is an extremely proud husband and father. His entire family loves the outdoors and spends much of their free time in and around the great Montana landscape.
Recent buyer represented acquisitions:
- Bridger Creek Acquisition- Big Timber, MT
- Silver Creek Ranch- Big Timber, MT
- Dry Creek Canyon Ranch– Bozeman, MT
Recent articles by Ryan Bramlette:
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8 Active Properties Listed by Ryan Bramlette
Known as the Land of 10,000 Haystacks, the Upper Big Hole Valley is quietly famous for its quality hay, incredible scenery, and small-town charm. The Arrow Ranch is one of the most productive ranches in the Upper Big Hole Valley both recreationally and agriculturally. This is not just hyperbole. The Upper Big Hole and specifically the Arrow Ranch is where everything is measured in the thousands, as in tons of hay, trout, and elk.
With over 10 miles of live water and wildlife-rich terrain, the Four Creeks Sporting Ranch creates a private outdoor sanctuary that one can enjoy year-round. Located south of Big Timber, Montana, and adjoining millions of acres of beautiful public land the private ranch offers its new owner wide open spaces on a blank canvas. The property has limited improvements and is not protected by a conservation easement.
This ranch is rich in recreational opportunity with 2 miles of trout-filled live water, Elk, and other wildlife running the property, snowmobiling out the gate, and skiing within minutes. Additionally, Moose Creek Ranch provides optimal cattle grazing during the warmer months. There are no improvements, and the ranch is divided into several different parcels creating a blank canvas for a new owner with the potential of protecting the land with a conservation easement if one chose to do so.
World-class big game hunting, including trophy elk and deer, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and snowmobiling are examples of what can be enjoyed on this ranch. With 1800± deeded acres and adjoining forest service with excellent access for the ranch owner, the space to enjoy these pursuits is endless. When it is finally time to go home, the superb location of the ranch makes for an easy commute with the Missoula International Airport a quick 45± miles from the ranch gate.
Montana land which is nestled against thousands of acres of National Forest and 640± acres of State Land, the 600± acres of Castle Creek expands into an endless amount of big game hunting and additional recreational opportunities. Located in the Boulder River Valley, the property enjoys end of the road privacy while being a short 20± miles to Big Timber.
Sitting over the top of the Boulder River Valley, the Boulder River Vista offers productive grazing land, jaw-dropping views, and significant recreational opportunities. The property does not have any improvements and it is not protected by a conservation easement, therefore it is a blank canvas. Pair these attributes with an excellent location, only 20± minutes south of Big Timber, Montana and 90± minutes from Bozeman, and the Boulder River Vista emerges as an excellent opportunity for a wide array of investors.
The Hidden Horse Ranch provides a turn-key opportunity for a new owner to experience 160± acres of Montana living with a beautiful home in a private rural setting yet close to all of the amenities that close by Helena, Montana has to offer. This ranch offers an opportunity for a new owner to saddle up and settle into a private and rural setting with a lovely home on 160± acres occupied with wildlife and capable of sustaining one’s outdoor relaxations.
The Storm Castle Retreat is an endless getaway to recreational opportunities. Situated in a striking mountain setting with fishable Storm Castle Creek running through the middle of the property, this Retreat is located ideally between Bozeman and Big Sky. The Storm Castle Retreat presents an attractive opportunity that does not often come along for those wanting a private setting within hundreds of thousands of acres of Montana’s recreational paradise.
6 Listings Sold by Ryan Bramlette
This rolling alpine ranch in Montan is a private mountain retreat surrounded by some of the most pristine mountain wilderness in the lower 48 states, yet close to great skiing and fly fishing. Complete with a beautiful traditional Montana home this ranch offers world class recreation right out your backdoor.
Located within the shadow of the Crazy Mountains just 15± minutes north of Big Timber, Montana the 1850± deeded acres of the Triple S Ranch offers beautiful rolling pastures, covered draws incredible panoramic mountain views, Big Timber Creek frontage, and unmatched peace and privacy.
Sitting in the bottom of the Boulder River Valley, this ranch is located 20± minutes from Big Timber, Montana and an easy 90± mile drive to Bozeman. Frontage on this crystal-clear Montana river is highly desirable and difficult to find. This ranch will turn dreams into reality for the new owner.
This breathtakingly beautiful 40± acre retreat is located in the prestigious Tepee Ridge neighborhood and has approximately .35 miles of Bridger Creek, a wonderful small stream fishery. Tepee Ridge Hideaway boasts a tremendous ranch style log home with large 12”-14” logs originally from Canada. The thoughtful design of the home makes it the perfect place to entertain visiting friends and family or just relax in privacy.
With easy access to fly fishing, big game hunting and recreation in southwest Montana, this property has all the ingredients of a quality recreational ranch. Located at the epicenter of trout fishing in Montana and featuring a beautifully placed private home, this recreational retreat is a rare find.
The Historic Hawkwood house stands alone in the prestigious West Boulder River Valley as an artistic renovation of the valley’s most historic structure. This finely appointed 2,457± square foot, three bedroom‐suite cabin is as stately as its pristine surroundings. Surrounded by the West Boulder Reserve.
Articles Authored by Ryan Bramlette
Provided by the team at Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures As springtime arrives in the Western United States, trout come to life in search of food. Some of the season’s best fishing conditions can be in late spring and early summer, but with high water and runoff, anglers are faced with a unique set of challenges. […]
By Ryan Bramlette, Ranch Sales, Licensed in MT Today, Americans have more of a variety of lifestyles available, filled with choices that have emerged over the recent months. Many people are fortunate to have the ability to generate income from wherever their laptop and cell phone are plugged in, and their children can be educated […]
By Ryan Bramlette, Fay Ranches Sales Agent, Licensed in Montana “A buyer needs to understand their goals and make a plan. Don’t go into it lost; know what you want and make it fun.” –Dan Durham, Co-Owner of Ranches Resources Many of our clients at Fay Ranches are absentee buyers looking to satisfy […]
By Ryan Bramlette, Ranch Sales, Licensed in Montana While quietly navigating the trails of Dancing Bear Ranch, last summer, a client and I came around a corner to see 3 mature Bull Elk proudly flaunting their velvet-covered antlers. That encounter got us talking about the hunting of course, and triggered a conversation around non-resident Elk […]
Lewis and Clark crossed this scenic valley of majestic mountain ranges and the fabled Madison River in 1805, but not until 1864, shortly after gold was first discovered in the valley, did Madison County become part of Montana Territory. Soon after, ranchers, farmers, and businessmen flocked to the area. There were three major stage lines […]
By Alex Lovett-Woodsum, Fay Ranches Editor Image provided by Bonefish and Tarpon Trust On Tuesday, August 4th, President Trump signed landmark conservation legislation into law, declaring the Great American Outdoors Act, “…a very big deal. From an environmental standpoint — and just a beauty of our country standpoint — there hasn’t been anything like this […]
By Ryan Bramlette, Ranch Sales, Fay Ranches Are you maximizing the whitetail sporting experience on your property? Landowners across the Mid-West and Texas commonly invest large amounts of time and resources into comprehensive whitetail management plans. Understandably so, as these areas are known for producing world-class Whitetails. However, as a self-proclaimed “Whitetail Freak”, and certified QDMA […]