About Us

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The Land Group - Specializing in Hunting Land in MD, DE, & VA. Agricultural Properties, Timberland Conservation Consulting

The Land Group is the Chesapeake Bay region’s largest land brokerage and advisory group. Today, the TLG footprint services over 35,000 acres under brokerage in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

The Land Group brings together the expertise in a range of land specialties from agriculture, forestry, conservation, renewable energy, land management and development.

Our mission is to provide land brokerage expertise to assist landowners, farmers, investment groups and land buyers in decisions about existing land assets or future land investment.

“Fundamentally, we study land value and land use;
understanding how these two factors are intertwined is the
foundation of the work we do.”

-Ben Alder, Principal

Our Team

Ben Alder 2024

Ben Alder

Principal and Founder
Broker of Record – Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia
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Since 1997, the focus of Ben’s career has been in the natural resources field. During his studies at The George Washington University, he completed bachelors degrees in Environmental Science and Biology and completed course work for his Master of Arts in Environmental Resource Policy. During his time at GW, Ben lived and worked on Vancouver [.. Read more ..]

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Nick Campanaro

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Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He proceeded to work for Charles River Associates in Boston as an economic analyst specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Nick started with The Land Group in 2013 as a junior advisor/analyst. In four years, he was promoted [.. Read more ..]

Doug Williams

Doug Williams

Partner, Advisor
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Born and raised on the Eastern Shore, Doug Williams grew up on family farms in western Wicomico County. This early lifestyle contributed to his amassing knowledge and understanding in all aspects of agriculture. An avid outdoorsman, Doug has a thorough understanding of deer habitat, state hunting regulations and managing property for wildlife enhancement. In addition [.. Read more ..]

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Jeremy Bertier

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Jeremy was born and raised on his families 165 acre farm in Union Bridge in Northwest Carroll County. Jeremy and his wife currently farm this land and operate it as a diverse operation consisting of 75 head of angus cattle, a group of Berkshire pigs, Non GMO row crops and premium quality hay and pasture. [.. Read more ..]

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Jack Boniface

Associate Advisor
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Jack was born with a love for dirt. His passion for farming led him to the University of Maryland where he earned a B.S. in Agricultural Science and a certificate in Ag Business. Since 2016, Boniface has been assisting farmers in making profitable seed decisions on their row crop and forage operations across Maryland, Delaware [.. Read more ..]

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John Campagna

Associate Advisor
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John helps clients sell and buy working lands including farms, forests, renewable energy sites, conservation lands, and hunting preserves. He is experienced in all aspects of land use regulations, land entitlement process, and land conservation programs.  Over the past two decades John has worked with a wide range of constituents (investors, landowners, government agencies, NGO’s, [.. Read more ..]

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Bobby Gorski

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Bobby was born and raised in Dorchester County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. His love for wildlife and the outdoors led him to West Virginia University (WVU) where he earned a BS degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Resources in 1994. During and after college, he spent 10 years working at Environmental Concern, Inc. (EC) where he [.. Read more ..]

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Dallas Harrington

Associate Advisor
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Born and raised in Berlin, Maryland, Dallas Harrington grew into an avid deer, turkey and waterfowl hunter.  After graduating from Flagler College with a business degree, Dallas decided to merge his degree and passion into a career and formed Non-Typical Outdoor Supply in 2018 – a hunting store and archery pro shop in West Ocean [.. Read more ..]

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Beth Hill

Associate Advisor
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Dorchester County native, Beth Hill has been involved in forestry and the community her entire life. For over 20 years she worked in various capacities at one of the largest sawmills on the Eastern Shore. During her tenure with the company, she managed thousands of acres of land for timber production, wildlife habitat, and recreation. [.. Read more ..]

Sue Hudson

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Sue is a native to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and her professional background ranges from teaching the Science’s at the college level to the medical industry where she managed a testing laboratory. Building on her love for the outdoors, Sue has been working in the land industry for more than five years. Sue’s accomplishments [.. Read more ..]

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Jeff Hutchinson

Associate Advisor
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Jeff Hutchinson is a Land Advisor with TLG, serving landowners and land buyers in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He learned to appreciate the outdoors on his family’s 500-acre homestead in Hampshire County, West Virginia. Mr. Hutchinson has a long history with forestry dating back to 1986 when he graduated from Penn State University with a [.. Read more ..]

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Lara Jennings

Associate Advisor and Conservation Services

Growing up on a farm, Lara Jennings knew she wanted to help farmers and those who appreciate the great outdoors. She attended the University of Delaware because learning more about the environment and natural ecosystem processes would allow her to help landowners manage their properties. 

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Brian Morris

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Born and raised on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore, Brian grew up working the land. As such, he spent many years involved in cash grain farming as well as trucking. This led to a sales position at Delmarva Kenworth. In addition to working with The Land Group, he presently farms fresh market produce. Brian has a [.. Read more ..]

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Jodi Pries

Associate Advisor
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Jodi is a Felton, Delaware native who grew up working on her family’s farm, a grain and vegetable operation with a roadside produce market. She now owns and manages 350 acres of farmland. This love of all things agricultural took her to Auburn University, where she graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics, later earning [.. Read more ..]

Scott Reinhart

Scott Reinhart

Associate Advisor
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For the past 27 years, Scott’s path has prepared him for advising Pennsylvania landowners on how best to get a return on their investment. Since 1997, Scott has worked in the conservation industry – his work with multiple county conservation districts had him designing and implementing agricultural best management practices within the Chesapeake Bay. In [.. Read more ..]

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Collin Tokosch

Associate Advisor
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Prior to joining The Land Group, Collin spent twelve years leading sales for successful startups in the Association and Event Tech space.  His love for hunting and the outdoors led him to purchase his own farm in Cambridge, Maryland.  Through the management of his farm, Collin has garnered experience and knowledge of state, federal and many non-governmental conservation organizations and programs. 

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Minh Vinh


Minh Vinh was born and raised in the Southern region of Vietnam, where agriculture was dominant in the form of rice farming. In 1992, he came to the United States, residing in San Diego, California while attending San Diego State University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences. Minh’s love of farming [.. Read more ..]

Stuart Hamilton

Stuart Hamilton

Geographic Information Scientist

Stu Hamilton (Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor of GIS and the GISM Graduate Program Director at Salisbury University, MD. He was formerly owner of Gulf Coast GIS and helped found the GIS center at the College of William and Mary. Stu is a certified GIS professional (GISP) and a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society [.. Read more ..]

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Will Fehrenbacher

Land Technician
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Will grew up in Queen Anne’s County where he acquired a fundamental understanding and respect for our landscape through hunting and fishing. He graduated in the Spring of 2022 from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. While not at school during the winters, Will spent his days guiding waterfowl hunts [.. Read more ..]

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Coleen Sheridan

Executive Office and Brokerage Coordinator
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Born and raised in Baltimore and after residing in Carroll County, Maryland for over 20 years, Coleen relocated to the Eastern Shore in late 2014. Her background includes legal and administrative positions in larger and boutique law firms in Baltimore, as well as mid-sized firms in both Towson and Westminster. Prior to joining The Land [.. Read more ..]