Pearson Realty

Jim Olivas

Senior Vice President, Farm Lands Department


Career Summary / Experience

  • 1988-Present — Pearson Realty, Specializing in farm, ranch and transition land sales and consulting
  • 1983-1988 — Coldwell Banker Commercial, Fresno, Sales Consultant
  • 1979-1983 — Cal-Valley, Broker, Farmland real estate sales/appraisals
  • 1968-1990 — Farmer - Kings, Tulare and Fresno Counties

Education

  • California State University Fresno, Agricultural Business Major

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Accredited Agricultural Consultant, AAC
  • Accredited Farm & Land Consultant, ALC
  • San Joaquin Valley Ag Lender Society, Board of Directors
  • California Board of Realtors
  • California Auctioneers Association
  • Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

Notable Clients / Transactions

  • Sold 17,000 acre cattle ranch, Los Banos, California
  • Sold 13,600 acres of farmland for Bank of America
  • Sold 700 acres prunes and walnuts, Mayfair Packing Company
  • Sold 220 acres of almonds, Boyett Farms
  • Sold 4,000 acres Westland for Oliveira Farms
  • Sold 1,000 acres, Westland area row crop, O’Neill Farms
  • Sold 160 acres dairy site, Hanford, Tevelde Dairy
  • Sold 80 acres industrial property, Kraft Food facility, Tulare
  • Sold 202 acres and cold storage, Exeter
  • Sold 115 acres feed lot O’Neill farms
  • Auctioned 21 acres Residential Subdivision
  • Auctioned 12,700 acres surplus land for Berrenda Mesa W.D.
  • 560 acres Dairy Laton, CA.

Awards

  • Pearson Realty Salesperson of the Year 1991, 2000, 2003 & 2005
  • Pearson Realty Top 5 Sales Producer, 1990 – 2011

Current Listings

Title Acreage Price Status
North Fourteenth Avenue Orchard 21.75 acs. $472,000 For Sale
Prime Hanford Farmland 88.9 acs. $2,089,000 For Sale
Riverside Ranch 22.8 acs. $912,000 For Sale
Mill Creek North Forth 40.37 acs. $1,130,360 For Sale
Mill Creek South Forty 40.35 acs. $1,129,800 For Sale
Kaweah Delta Ranch 56.88 acs. $1,670,000 For Sale
Kings River Front Parcels 14.71 acs. $439,900 Sale Pending