MATT JOHNSTON, Broker Associate

Wyoming and Colorado
Contact: MATT JOHNSTON - [email protected]

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.

MATT JOHNSTON's Listings and Sold Properties:

Horseshoe Ranch Dayton Sheridan County Wyoming

SOLD - Horseshoe Ranch


Wyoming - Sheridan County - Dayton

Acres 3,810.33 |

Price $17,500,000

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.

SOLD - Fiddleback Ranch


Wyoming - Converse/Weston Counties - Douglas

Acres 4,267 |

Price $3,800,000

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.

SOLD - Smith Ranch on the Belle Fourche River


Colorado - Routt County - Steamboat Springs

Acres 500 |

Price $980,000

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.

SOLD - Split Rock Ranch


Wyoming - County - Muddy Gap

Acres 200000 |

Price $8,900,000

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.

SOLD - Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch


Wyoming - Sheridan County - Sheridan

Acres |

Price $800,000

Founded in 1923, this historic Wyoming guest ranch is a gateway to the Big Horn National Forest and Cloud Peak Wilderness Area offering fly fishing, hiking, horseback riding and pack trips.

SOLD - V Bar C Ranch



Acres 17774 |

Price $25,000,000

Located just northwest of the OW Ranch, the V Bar C Ranch includes approximately five miles on both sides of the Tongue River. Once the original headquarters of the Brown Cattle Company, the V Bar C consists of 17,774 total acres.