Our Approach

McB partners have been in the timberland business over 20 years.  Though this tenure, the company has established relations with the public companies, private landowners, and industry leaders who actively buy and sell timberlands as well as the brokerage community.  The company principals have been involved in transactions that total 350,000+ acres throughout the United States.

Meet the Team

Jeff Kellam: Land Specialist

Jeff has an extensive background in forestry. For over 15 years, he has managed timberland properties and harvested over $250,000,000 in timber. He constantly searches for quality properties that will yield immediate income from timber sales. Jeff also has expertise in real estate acquisition, including evaluating and purchasing of timber properties. He has purchased and sold over 110,000 acres of timberland.

He has cultivated numerous industry relationships and conducted transactions with International Paper, Weyerhaeuser, Plum Creek and most of the large Timberland Management Investment Organizations (TIMOs). He constantly monitors and visits timber sites across the South.

Jeff holds a B.S. degree in Forestry from Stephen F. Austin and several industry designations that include Registered Forester, Certified Tree Farm Inspector and Certified ISO 14000/SFI. In addition, he is a member of the Texas Real Estate Commission.


hendersonDave Henderson: Licensed Real Estate Broker

Dave has spent a career in real estate investment, multi-family development, student housing and timberland investment. His real estate experience includes debt placement analysis, property acquisition and sale analysis in association with over $750 million in real estate assets developed, acquired or sold.

Dave’s timberland experience includes the acquisition underwriting, pre-purchase due diligence, negotiation for, and management of over 150,000 acres of timberland. In managing these properties, he coordinated activities with the forester for timber harvesting, reforestation, and property maintenance, as well as monitoring cash flow from operations in successful efforts to maximize asset values.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of North Texas. His civic involvement includes being a Leadership Longview Alumni, former Chairman of the Board and board member  at The Crisman School and currently serving as a Junior Achievement volunteer teacher of high school seniors at Longview High School.