Lubbock Man Named Director of Nation's Largest Land Brokerage

BILLINGS, MT (NEWS RELEASE) - Hall and Hall, the largest full-service land brokerage in the country, is excited to name Monte Lyons as its new Managing Director. Lyons, based in Lubbock, Texas is responsible for real estate brokerage in Texas, agricultural lending in Hall and Hall’s southern territory, and is active in Hall and Hall auctions in Texas and surrounding states.  Raised on a combination farm and ranch, Lyons has a broad knowledge of agricultural operations, agribusinesses, recreational property and investment-grade rural real estate with a keen understanding of capital markets.  Lyons takes the reins from Bozeman, MT based Hall and Hall Partner Joel Leadbetter. For more information on Lyons, call 806-438-0582 or visit

“I cannot think of a better person than Monte Lyons to be Hall and Hall’s next Managing Director,” said Leadbetter. “His broad knowledge of real estate and long history in the business spans from traditional brokerage and auctions to lending and land management.  Monte’s deep Texas roots will greatly help us expand our reach down there, as well.” 

Prior to joining Hall and Hall, Lyons was a part of the Agribusiness Finance Group of MetLife and served as President and CEO of MONY Agricultural Investment Advisers, Inc. He holds a BS degree in Agricultural Economics with an emphasis in finance from Texas Tech University and attended graduate school at Texas A&M University.

“I hope to provide close to the same vision and guidance for sustained growth of all of our business lines that Joel has provided the last several years and Jim Taylor and Doug Hall before him,” said Lyons. “I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to be part of the leadership of a company with such an outstanding 70 year history.”

About Hall and Hall:
Hall and Hall was formed in 1946 as an agricultural mortgage company, and has since branched out into farm and ranch brokerage, appraisals, resource management and enhancement, retained search, auctions, and consultation on conservation easements and stewardship plans. The company has emerged as the largest full service rural real estate firm in the Rocky Mountain West and Great Plains regions, managing more than one million acres of land, and servicing a loan portfolio of more than $500 million. A unique partnership between its offices in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado ensures that the client receives local knowledge and personal service as well as the international perspective needed to make informed acquisition and management decisions.

(News release from Sublime Public Relations)

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