Vice President, Farmland Advisors
Joey Bland is a Vice President of Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors and has more than 20 years of real estate experience in the Memphis area. In 2012 Joey joined Farmland Advisors to help lead the company’s growth in the fast-growing agricultural, recreation and hunting land brokerage sector.
Joey used his business development experience to expand the Farmland Advisors’ platform, helping the division become the market leader in large acre land brokerage. Having a specific focus on large acre agricultural and recreational property, Farmland Advisors has executed four of the largest eight sales transactions in the Arkansas Delta since 2013 valuing close to $30M in sales.
Joey began his real estate career as a homebuilder. In 1996 he joined Kemmons Wilson, Inc. to increase their residential development and construction operations. In 2001, while at Kemmons Wilson, Joey transitioned to leading company efforts to pioneer empty-nester, ranch-styled condominium communities in the Memphis metropolitan area. In leading that effort, he focused on business development, project development, marketing of concept and brand, and project oversight. While leading Kemmons Wilson Communities operation, the company sold over 300 condominiums generating revenue in excess of $54 million. In 2004, under Joey’s leadership, Kemmons Wilson Communities was recognized as the EPCON National Franchise of the Year.
Education, Memberships & Awards
• Bachelor of Professional Studies from the University of Memphis
• MAAR Member
• Senior Real Estate Specialist designation (SRES)
• Member – Cushman & Wakefield Land Group
• 2014 Pinnacle Award for most acreage sold with partner Jeff Barry
• 2013 Pinnacle Award for Land Brokerage
• 2004 EPCON National Franchise of the Year
• Former Board Member Memphis Leadership Foundation - Memphis Jobs (Chairman) & Economic Opportunities
• Co-Director Second Presbyterian Church's Divorce Recovery Ministry
• Former Mid-South ALS Board of Directors
• 16 years coaching experience from youth to high school varsity sports