Matt Marschall, Dylan Marschall & Warren McCafferty

Land & Agribusiness Specialists

Matt Marschall

Senior Vice President T 442.287.8216 LIC N° 01035488 matt.marschall@kidder.com vCard View Profile

Dylan Marschall

First Vice President T 442.287.8225 LIC N° 02045289 dylan.marschall@kidder.com vCard View Profile

Warren McCafferty

Senior Associate T 442.287.8226 LIC N° 02200030 warren.mccafferty@kidder.com vCard View Profile

Our team is dedicated to achieving client goals and completing successful transactions on your behalf.

We offer an institutional approach; whether it’s a 1-acre parcel or a 30,000-acre trophy ranch, we go through a multi-faceted marketing process utilizing the most advanced technology to achieve maximum exposure and value for our clients.

Our goal is to serve the client and provide the appropriate services. Our due diligence, analysis, integrity and accuracy of underwriting leads to better decisions, more closings, the right services and effective results for our clients.

Meet the Team

Matt has been involved in real estate advisory, consultation, valuation, and transactional services since 1983. He is a California licensed broker and holds the MAI and AI-GRS designations from the Appraisal Institute. He is also an Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) granted from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and is a Fellow with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).

As a fifth-generation farmer, agriculture runs in Mr. Marschall’s blood. Coupled with a degree in finance and over ten years of experience at the world’s two most prominent commercial real estate firms, he has a unique skill set and proven experience helping clients achieve their real estate goals. Mr. Marschall is passionate about the agricultural industry and proves his value through successful client outcomes.

Warren has over 30 years of experience in real estate and construction management and is a licensed real estate agent in California. He provides sales and consulting services to a wide range of clients focusing on agricultural properties and land. His past experience includes serving in the US Navy, project engineering, and ownership of a community management company.

Lymaris brings her expertise and dedication to ensure the smooth operation of the team’s real estate transactions. As a brokerage coordinator, Lymaris showcases her exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail to ensure that every transaction is handled with the utmost professionalism and efficiency. Her strong communication and negotiation skills allow her to assist in navigating complex deals and securing optimal outcomes for our clients.

Services Provided

  • Brokerage
  • Acquisitions
  • Consultation
  • Debt and Structured Finance
  • Property Due Diligence
  • Market Research
  • Valuations
  • Portfolio Analysis

Property Types

  • Agricultural
  • Cropland
  • Production Agriculture
  • Permanent Plantings and Tree Crops
  • Vineyards and Wineries
  • Nursery, Greenhouses, and Hydroponics
  • Dairy, Cattle and Equestrian
  • Ranches and Rangeland
  • Land
  • Raw Land
  • Transitional and Future Development
  • Conservation, Mitigation and Open Space
  • Wilderness, Recreational and Wetlands
  • Natural Resources
  • Water Rights
  • Wind and Solar Energy
  • Sand and Gravel Extraction
  • Mineral Quarries
  • Timber

Available Properties

Representative Transactions

Beemer Ranch

Client: Beemer Rancho CO
Location: Pauma Valley, CA
Size: 193.28 acres
Description: Negotiated the highest price per acre for permanent plantings in this region, including a crop expense reimbursement to the Seller. The Property was planted to avocados and citrus, offered onsite labor housing, and had expansive water and irrigation infrastructure. Sold for $7.73M in Oct 2023.

National Food Processor

Client: National Food Processor
Location: 5 counties in Southern California
Size: 21,000 acres
Description: Successful leasehold and fee simple negotiation on corporate holdings-all prime California agricultural land (ongoing).

Bay Area Land Holdings

Client: Confidential Oil Company
Location: Santa Maria and San Francisco, CA
Size: 15,000 acres
Description: Consultation and asset allocation and disposition strategy on several large land holdings consisting of agricultural, industrial, and transitional land (2020 and ongoing).

Exalta Farms

Client: Exalta Farms
Location: San Diego County, CA
Size: 414 acres
Description: Trophy ranch with agriculture and avocado. Sold for $10M in 2022.

Excess Land Holdings

Client: National Oil Company
Location: 5 Rocky Mountain States
Size: 2M+ acres
Description: Successful transaction of major wind, solar, mineral, and agricultural holdings across 5 western states. Sold for $2B+ in 2021.

Pauma Mountain Ranch Perricone

Client: Confidential
Location: San Diego County, CA
Size: 457 acres
Description: Premier avocado ranch with citrus. Sold for $7M in 2020.

Sidney Grain

Client: AB Feed
Location: Sidney, MT
Description: Grain and feed mill sold in 2019 for $12M.

Livingston Ranch

Client: Dole
Location: Livingston Ranch, Oxnard, CA
Size: 145 acres
Description: Very high-quality vegetable ground; high value mark for this kind of property in Oxnard Plane. Sold for $10.65M at the end of 2021.


Client: National Food Processor
Location: 369 Walnut Avenue, Holtville, CA
Description: Cooling and storage facility; industrial land. Sold for $750K in May 2023.

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