Matt Johnston is a fourth generation Wyoming rancher with over thirty years in range management, livestock operations, agriculture production, habitat preservation, personal recruitment and supervision and much more. With many years of experience in Ranch and Resource Management, he’s highly respected in the industry and is a valuable asset to Ranch Marketing Associates and its clients.
A hallmark in the ranching industry, Johnston has enjoyed a successful career managing and operating several of the most prominent ranches for some of the most sophisticated ranch owner/entrepreneurs in the United States. His experience includes Operations Manager of the well-known 450,000-acre Padlock Ranch, General Manager of the 135,000-acre Wagonhound Ranch, and a Division Manager for the 75,000-acre Bard Ranch.
Successful Ranch and Resource Management involves the ability to find solutions to increase profitability and return on investment. Johnston possesses the skill and knowledge needed to recognize problems and areas of concern for today’s ranch owners – unraveling or piecing together the often confusing and incomplete information that comes from old ranching traditions, the agriculture industry, government bureaucracies, and the varying localized influences.
Matt has fostered outstanding working relationships with many local, state and federal officials, western agriculturists and research centers to enhance the quality of ranching and land preservation. No matter what size the ranch is or what its use, he provides the insight and synergy needed to meet his client’s diverse needs – preserving enjoyment of ranch ownership while increasing land value.
Matt is licensed in Wyoming & Colorado and works out of the Sheridan, Wyoming office.
In association with Concierge Auctions
Set in the scenic foothills of the Big Horn Mountain, this historic ranch is an sporting enthusiast’s dream, featuring hunting, fishing and unlimited outdoor recreation. This working cattle and horse ranch is also an environmental retreat and offers a Dye-designed golf course as well as a stunning residence, guest homes, river frontage and more.
Set along nine miles of the Cheyenne River in the Thunder Basin National Grasslands about one hour and twenty minutes northeast of Douglas, an 890 au operating ranch plus bulls and horses. This year-round grass ranch consists of 4,267 deeded acres together with state, federal and private leases of approximately 50,000 acres.
Located just north of Devils Tower National Monument only two miles from the quaint town of Hulett, the Smith Ranch consists of 500 acres situated just off State Highway 24 along the Belle Fourche River.
This large cattle production ranch is approximately 200,000 total acres with 12 miles of the Sweetwater River. 36 miles long and 13 miles wide, it is located in south-central Wyoming. 50% Undivided Interest available.