Beth Hill - Land Advisor

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. She also worked with private landowners to help them meet their management goals. Ms. Hill currently serves as the Executive Director of the Maryland Forests Association and holds Governor appointed seats on the Maryland Agriculture Commission and the Sustainable Forestry Council. Beth has a love and appreciation for everything the shore has to offer. In her free time, she enjoys hunting and spending time with her family at the beach. Let her put her unique understanding of the real estate, residents, and regulations in Maryland to work for you.


Beth Hill's Press Releases

Land Report 2020

A Year in the Dirt: The Land Group Releases 2020 Land Report

February 1, 2020
SALISBURY, MD, FEBRUARY 2020– The Land Group (TLG) is starting off 2020 with the fifth release of their annual Land Report.  After closing on 60 tracts of land totaling over 7,500 acres with more than $37M in total trade value Ben Alder of TLG is energized by the success and looking forward to 2020.  “The market in 2019 showed [.. Read the full article ..]
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Timberland Expert Beth Hill Outdoors with trees in the background

Timberland Expert Beth Hill Joins The Land Group

December 4, 2019
CAMBRIDGE, MD – DECEMBER 4, 2019 – Beth Hill, a timberland resource expert has joined The Land Group (TLG), a land brokerage and consulting firm serving Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Her network and experience in timberland and land management will serve her well as she assists clients with the purchase and management of timberland and [.. Read the full article ..]
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The Land Group Team

The Land Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary

August 14, 2020
First Year Marked by Rapid Growth and Expansion into Solar Consulting SALISBURY, MARYLAND, AUGUST 14, 2020 – The Land Group, the largest singularly focused land company in the Chesapeake Bay Region, recently marked their first full year of business.  “After opening the office in the Summer of 2019, then quickly expanding into other land markets [.. Read the full article ..]
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Our Team

Ben Alder

Ben Alder

Principal and Founder
Broker of Record – Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia
ben@thelandgroup.us
443-865-1344

Since 1997, Ben’s career has been focused in the natural resources field. During his studies at The George Washington University he completed bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Science, 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 Island as part [.. Read more ..]


Nick Campanaro

Nick Campanaro

Partner, Sr. Land Advisor
nick@thelandgroup.us
443-465-3520

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Maryland in 2011 with a Bachelors 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 to [.. Read more ..]


Doug Williams

Doug Williams

Partner, Sr. Land Advisor
doug@thelandgroup.us
410-726-1831

Born and raised on the Eastern Shore Mr. Williams grew up on family farms in western Wicomico County. This early lifestyle contributed to his gaining knowledge and understanding in all aspects of agriculture. Mr. Williams resided in Hebron, MD until his move to Delaware 5 years ago. With a Harrington DE address, Mr. Williams now [.. Read more ..]


Mike Dryden

Land Advisor
mike@thelandgroup.us
410-251-5620

Since 2013, Mike has led and aided in the restoration and protection of over 3,800 acres of wetlands through his role as the Restoration Specialist for the MD/DC chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Prior to that, he worked as the Public Drainage Coordinator for the Eastern Shore, and he began his career as a Soil [.. Read more ..]


john campagna

John Campagna

Land Advisor
john@thelandgroup.us
410-303-8156

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 ..]


jeremy bertier

Jeremy Bertier

Land Advisor
jeremy@thelandgroup.us
443-375-2905

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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Brian Morris

Land Advisor
brian@thelandgroup.us
410-708-1984

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 ..]


Robert L. Freyer, Jr.

Land Advisor
rob@thelandgroup.us
410-299-4811

Robert Freyer has been in sales for over 25 years, and hunting since the early 90s, and has since made hunting his passion and career. Rob’s hunting passion has led him to manage the whitetail population on over 1,000 acres of land for communities in Baltimore County, Annapolis, and Southern Maryland. Rob has been in [.. Read more ..]


Beth Hill - The Land Group

Beth Hill

Land Advisor
beth@thelandgroup.us

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

Land Advisor
sue@thelandgroup.us
302-448-9727

Sue, an advisor with The Land Group, was born and raised on the Maryland Eastern Shore. She has always been active and enjoys the outdoors, taking her love and enthusiasm for the outdoors into her role as a land advisor to buyers and sellers. Sue helps buyers find raw land or acreage for the long [.. 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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Jeff Hutchinson

Land Advisor
jeff@thelandgroup.us
304-382-8292

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 ..]


Bobby Gorski

Land Advisor
bobby@thelandgroup.us
302-542-5724

Bobby was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Dorchester County. 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) [.. Read more ..]


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Shawn Moore

Land Advisor
shawn@thelandgroup.us
410-829-6466

Born and raised on the Eastern Shore, it was Shawn’s early introduction into hunting by his father that led to an interest and eventual career working in land and land management. An avid waterfowl guide, deer hunter and fisherman, the outdoors has always been his calling. In 2002, Shawn took a job in Talbot and [.. Read more ..]


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Will Fehrenbacher

Land Technician
will@thelandgroup.us
410-693-9933

Will grew up in Queen Anne’s County where he learned to love the connections found outdoors 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 across the [.. Read more ..]


Coleen Sheridan

Executive Office and Brokerage Coordinator
coleen@thelandgroup.us

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 a few of the larger law firms in Baltimore – DLA Piper (formerly Piper & Marbury) and Miles & Stockbridge, as well [.. Read more ..]



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