Jack Kavanaugh brings a lifelong love and knowledge of the lands and rivers of the west to Ranch Marketing Associates. An avid outdoorsman, fly fisherman and conservationist, he is knowledgeable in all aspects of ranching operations and recreational sporting properties.
Jack has brokered hundreds of millions of dollars of properties in the Rocky Mountain West as well as successfully managing and directing the marketing operations of a major Montana resort community. Many large working and recreational ranches in Montana, Wyoming and Colorado have been successfully marketed by Jack. He has worked with ranch sellers and buyers as well as conservation trusts. His ability to craft solutions to complex problems by bringing all parties together in negotiations and his dedication to serving his client’s needs during his 15-year ranch marketing career has earned him a sterling reputation in western ranch circles.
Professional Affiliations and Achievements:
Licensed Real Estate Broker in Colorado and Wyoming · Member, REALTORS® Land Institute · Member, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association · Member, Front Range Livestock Association · Member, Wyoming Stock Growers Association · Member, Trout Unlimited
Surprisingly close to Denver in an alpine wilderness with a trout stream, this ranch features wildflower meadows and a renovated log hunting lodge with new solar array and backup generator. Completely surrounded by national forest and a state wildlife preserve, the ranch offers excellent hunting and fishing and abundant water sources. The ranch is only miles from city amenities and less than an hour from a jet-capable airport.
One of 22 member homesteads sharing ownership of a 5,835±-acre working cattle ranch, this offering features a custom home and party barn with dramatic mountain vistas. Members can become involved in operations or enjoy the full-time concierge and staff. Members can have horses on their homestead or use those on the ranch to ride along the trails. Ranch staff serve hunting and fishing guides and a full-time chef and wait staff are on hand. Numerous recreational opportunities await.
This 90.77-acre lifestyle ranch adjoins a county open space preserve. Indian Head Ranch enjoys outstanding wildlife resources and remarkable views. Lush meadows, springs and ponds attract elk, deer and a variety of raptors. It is surprisingly close to metro Denver for such a pristine alpine property. Quaint downtown Golden and Boulder, Colorado are both a short drive away. A modern two plus bedroom owner’s home overlooks dramatic rock cliffs and distant views. An historic restored stone cabin, which was built in 1870, serves as the caretaker’s home. This is the perfect spot for someone seeking seclusion and proximity to a major metropolitan area.
Historic Ralston Ranch is one of the last large tracts of undeveloped land remaining along the I-70 corridor near Denver. Pristine wilderness with four creeks, forests, meadows and rock outcrops, this is the perfect park-like setting for someone wishing to build a secluded yet accessible personal ranch estate.
Uniquely positioned in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains just south of the Wyoming border in northern Colorado, the 2,047-acre Soaring Eagle Ranch offers the utmost in privacy and seclusion with masterpiece improvements in a beautiful mountain setting. The lifestyle ranch features park-like meadows amid vast expanses of pine trees and rock formations. Currently operating as an agricultural ranch and recreational retreat.
This beautiful, “end of the road” ranch nestled into wilderness on the flanks of Mt. Evans is located one hour from either Denver or Vail. Vance Ranch consists of 532 deeded acres and a magnificent home, horse barn and arena overlooking the creek. Part of the 3,000-acre Evans ranch established by the first governor of Colorado, this historic ranch is now shared by five families.
The 5,157-acre Horn Creek Ranch is a scenic and productive legacy ranch with unique features. Situated at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains, 25 miles south of Buffalo, Wyoming, the ranch has abundant and extraordinary water resources that support its cow/calf /horse operations and are a magnet for big game and game birds.