Pearson Realty

Bill Hopkins

Senior Vice President, Farm Lands Department


Career Summary / Experience

  • 1990-Present — Pearson Realty
  • 1974–1989 — Farmed row crop and permanent plantings on the west and east sides of the San Joaquin Valley
  • 1970–1974 — Worked for the Michael Giffen Ranch as an irrigation and tractor foreman on the west side
  • 1975–1989 — Farmed own farming operation of 1,000 acres of row crops in the Westlands Water District; cotton, tomatoes, sugar beets & vegetables

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Arizona

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations

  • American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers
  • Pearson Realty Salesperson of the Year: 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004 & 2008
  • Pearson Realty Top 3 Producers: 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2008

Notable Clients / Transactions

  • Sold — A total of approx. 20,000 acres in Westlands & San Luis Water Districts
  • Listed and sold — 14,000 acres open land in Merced County
  • Sold — Approx. 35,000 acres of range land in Fresno, San Benito, Santa Barbara, Mariposa and Santa Clara Counties
  • Sold — 3,000 acres of vegetable land in Santa Barbara County
  • Listed and sold — 1,100 acres in Cuyama Valley
  • Sold — 2,000 acres open land in Kern County
  • Sold — 4,500 acres open land in Madera County

Current Listings

Title Acreage Price Status
Blackburn Almonds 1,786.15 acs. $29,000,000 For Sale
#5 Newman Ranch 314.78 acs. $7,441,875 For Sale
#8 Home Ranch 180.81 acs. $4,283,250 For Sale
#23 Lismer Ranch 400 acs. $3,435,000 For Sale
#4 Cheng Ranch 35.4 acs. $1,490,265 For Sale
#2 Howard Ranch 83.93 acs. $2,014,320 For Sale
#12 Kellner Ranch 176.3 acs. $3,852,300 For Sale
# 10 Needham Ranch 256.4 acs. $5,573,400 For Sale
Arambel Grazing Lands 10,789.85 acs. $23,185,710 For Sale
Russell Avenue Open 60.36 acs. $422,520 For Sale
Pleasants Valley Open & Potential Home Sites 303.46 acs. $3,500,000 For Sale
Kelsey Ranch 7,217.57 acs. $30,000,000 For Sale
Kingsburg Treefruit & Home 38.67 acs. $1,314,780 For Sale
Kingsburg Cottage Home 1 acs. $190,000 For Sale
5-D Westside Farms, G.S. Farms 1,611.7 acs. $21,000,000 Sale Pending