Pearson Realty

Matt McEwen

Senior Vice President, Ag Division


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

Education

  • 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

Strengths

  • 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
Lake Success Cattle Ranch 392 acs. $800,000 For Sale
Terra Bella Open Land 79.68 acs. $956,160 For Sale
Alpaugh Open Ground 80.05 acs. $240,000 For Sale
Kern County Open Land 30.27 acs. $175,000 For Sale
Woodlake Navel Ranch 32.12 acs. $1,250,000 For Sale
Ducor Citrus Ranch 100 acs. $2,200,000 For Sale
Terra Bella Pistachios 136.3 acs. $6,500,000 For Sale
Strathmore Area Citrus & Open 40 acs. $1,100,000 For Sale
Strathmore Area Olive Ranch 9.22 acs. $350,000 Sale Pending
Farmland In Lindmore I D 23.07 acs. $695,000 Sale Pending
Lindsay Area Olives 38.79 acs. $1,200,000 Sale Pending
Seville Olive Ranch 60 acs. $1,620,000 Sale Pending