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Mr. Schwartz leads deal process for timberland acquisitions and dispositions. His duties include transactions strategy development and implementation, deal structuring and negotiation, acquisition and disposition valuation, real estate contract review and transaction due diligence. Mr. Schwartz joined BSFC in October, 2022 through a strategic merger with The Forestland Group LLC (TFG).
Prior to employment with BSFC, Mr. Schwartz served in various capacities with TFG’s transactions team including as Transactions Director and Director of Investment Analysis. Mr. Schwartz joined TFG in 2012 on their Operations team where he was Assistant Regional Director for TFG’s Southern Region. Before joining TFG, Joe worked as a Resource Forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation. He has also worked with non-industrial private forest owners as a consulting forester and spent time as a forest inventory contractor. Joe has transactional experience in the US, Canada, Costa Rica, and Panama and has field forestry experience spanning the eastern United States. He is a member of the Society of American Foresters. Education BS in Forest Science - University of Wisconsin MS in Forestry - Michigan Technological University
- BS in Forest Science - University of Wisconsin
- MS in Forestry - Michigan Technological University