Northwest Forest Property Brokers and Staff Buy and Sell Forest and Timber Land in Oregon & Washington


Fred Sperry

Principal Broker

Fred has worked on and managed forests of the Pacific Northwest for more than 35 years. He has been involved with forest land transactions in one capacity or another for over 20 years. His experience includes nearly every aspect of forestry.  Fred has extensive experience dealing with county, state and federal regulatory agencies.

Fred is the founder and co-owner of Northwest Forest Properties, along with his wife Jean. He is a Certified Forester and a member of the Association of Consulting Foresters and the Society of American Foresters. (Licensed in Oregon and Washington)


William (Bill) Marre

Forester - Broker

Bill has over 40 years’ experience managing timberlands from Northern California to Vancouver Island, B.C.  His career has provided Bill with experience and expertise in the full range of forestry operations from reforestation to harvesting and log marketing.  He has been extensively involved with performing valuations and due diligence for acquisitions and providing information for dispositions.  Bill is a member of the Society of American Foresters. (Licensed in Oregon)


Jesse Bloomfield

Forester - Broker

Jesse has over 15 years of experience as a professional forester and consultant. He has worked extensively in Washington and Oregon providing a broad range of timber land management and forestry related services to a diverse set of landowners.  Jesse is the owner of Bloomfield Forestry where he provides pre-sale consulting services to timber and land sale Clients. Jesse is a Certifed Forester and a member of the Society of American Foresters.  (Licensed in Washington) 


Mark Willhite

Principal Broker

Mark joins NW Forest Properties with a wealth of experience in forestland acquisitions and dispositions. His professional niche is the ability to assess forestry operations in a variety of circumstances and geography. His financial and business backround give him an edge in the accurate assessment of forestland. His focus is on the results and financial return to the land owner. Licensed in Oregon and Washington.


Dan Newton

Forester- Broker

Dan has 40 years experience working  for Lone Rock Timber, Roseburg Forest Products, and for the last 9 years as Chief Forester of Weyerhaeuser's 2.9 million acres in Oregon and Washington. He has 10 years industry experience in land aquistion and disposition.  This rich history has brought him an extensive list of industry contacts. As small woodland owners of 630 acres in southern Oregon, Dan and wife Kathy practice intensive forestry on their tree farm, which was recognized as  Douglas County Tree Farmer of the Year 1993. Dan is a member of the Society of American Foresters.


Jill Cogley

Bookkeeper, Transaction Coordinator & Staff Support

Jill is Transaction Coordinator and Bookeeper for NW Forest Properties.She keeps books and provides valuable tranaction support to brokers. Jill enjoys mowing  and maintaining an extensive personal property, and  travelling often with husband Jim . She loves spending time with her children and grandchildren.


Jean Sperry

Owner, Administrator

Jean works closely with husband Fred on business development, marketing and strategic planning.  She works with all team  members to ensure  company values of integrity, relationship and excellence are upheld on a daily basis.She and Fred have three adult children and six Grandchildren. Jean recently joined Women in Timber, because like all of us at Northwest Forest Properties, she shares a deep respect for the beauty and health of the Pacific NW Forests.