Pearson Realty

Matt McEwen

Senior Vice President, Farm Lands Department

Career Summary / Experience

Matt has worked at Pearson Realty since 1998, handling farm and ranch sales throughout Tulare, Kern, Fresno and Kings counties. He has built a reputation as a knowledgeable agent of citrus crops in the eastern San Joaquin Valley’s citrus belt. Matt also is well versed in real estate laws, zoning, agricultural lending, and water issues.

In January 2001, Matt joined forces with Roy Pennebaker. Together they represent a respectable portion of the company’s listings and sales.

Matt is a native of Exeter, California, where he grew up on the family’s orange ranch. A third-generation citrus grower, he continues to reside in Exeter with his wife, Lisa, and their two children and actively farms his own citrus acreage.

  • 1998-Present — Pearson Realty, Visalia
  • 1996-1998 — McEwen Citrus Nursery, Exeter, General Manager


  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Sonoma State University
  • Current State of California Real Estate License

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Board Member and past President, Sequoia Union Elementary School District
  • Member, Tulare County Farm Bureau, California Citrus Mutual and Valley Ag Lenders Society
  • Past Board Member, Lemon Cove Ditch Co.
  • Past President, Exeter Kiwanis Club


  • Extensive contacts throughout agriculture community, specifically the San Joaquin Valley’s citrus belt
  • Works full time alongside fellow Pearson Realty Farm Broker, Roy Pennebaker, to expedite transactions
  • Assertive, energetic and creative sales agent
  • Familiar with current real estate laws as well as agricultural issues

Current Listings

Title Acreage Price Status
Kern County Land 26.45 acs. $149,000 For Sale
Lake Success Citrus & Home Sites 4.76 acs. $120,000 For Sale
Sentinel Butte Citrus & Olive Ranch 30.05 acs. $900,000 For Sale
Lindsay Open Land 17.11 acs. $365,000 For Sale
Ranch 88 Navels 37.34 acs. $560,000 For Sale
Strathmore Citrus and Home Sites 25.03 acs. $550,000 For Sale
Caruthers Raisin Vineyard 36.58 acs. $914,500 For Sale
Strathmore Navel & Olive Ranch 48.96 acs. $1,000,000 For Sale
Exeter Area Navels 20 acs. $450,000 For Sale
Orosi Area Farm Land 55 acs. $1,125,000 For Sale
Terra Bella Diversified Farm 62.49 acs. $1,350,000 For Sale
Visalia Area Transitional Land 14.26 acs. $600,000 For Sale
Visalia Prime Irrigated Land 40 acs. $1,550,000 For Sale
Visalia Walnuts 45.13 acs. $1,630,000 For Sale
Visalia Walnuts and Persimmons 81.53 acs. $2,405,000 For Sale
Terra Bella Area Strite Ranch 288.15 acs. $1,700,000 For Sale
Hillcrest Ranch 6.79 acs. $135,000 Sale Pending
Citrus and Open Land 61 acs. $450,000 Sale Pending
Orange Cove Area Citrus 39.39 acs. $600,000 Sale Pending
Ivanhoe Citrus 85.65 acs. $2,400,000 Sale Pending
Visalia Area Warehouse & Office Space 5 acs. $2,070,000 Sale Pending
North Visalia Area Walnuts 38.57 acs. $1,000,000 Sale Pending
Ivanhoe Navels 20 acs. $540,000 Sale Pending