C. PATRICK BATES has specialized in marketing and acquiring premier ranch, farm, recreational and commercial properties for select clients throughout the Rocky Mountain West for almost 50 years. Additionally, he has handled transactions in Georgia, Oregon, Nebraska, Saskatchewan, and is currently marketing broker on a singularly magnificent 7,100-acre holding in Virginia. Since 1970, his practice has been based entirely on referral and repeat business. He has handled or been responsible for over 640 transactions on 2.60 million acres of deeded land totaling $2.70 billion in value.
Some refer to Pat as the “giant broker” because of handling many transactions containing at least 50,000 acres including sales of the 202,000-acre Deseret Livestock Ranch twice, the 290,000-acre Bell Ranch, and representation of the Winecup Gamble Ranch encompassing nearly 1,000,000 acres of land.
He has earned a reputation for unquestioned integrity, providing genuine personal concern for clients and their singular goals and motives. Attorneys, accountants and brokers appreciate his attention to detail and comprehensive knowledge of land and water values. He is a Licensed Broker in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana.
Pat played baseball at Brigham Young University and in the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league organization before settling into the real estate business in 1967. While fly-fishing is a passion, he thoroughly enjoys creating the most informative and attractive property offering brochures and maps in the West. Serving clients, who become treasured friends, is his greatest satisfaction.