Company Profile

Chardonnay VinyardWestchester is a leading global agricultural asset manager. For more than 30 years we have acquired, managed and marketed agricultural real estate assets around the world, for the benefit of our investors and the farmers with whom we work. Our goal is to achieve the ownership and investment objectives of our clients (institutional, corporate and individual), as well as financial growth for our shareholders.

With over $8-billion of assets and commitments under management, our portfolio includes more than 350 high-quality, farmland properties in seven countries.  Our robust pipeline identifies over 1 million acres across the globe as possible farmland investment opportunities, totaling more than $1.6 billion in value.

We employ knowledgeable staff on the ground working with investors, local farmers and end-users in most markets around the globe. These key relationships give us the region-specific knowledge that ensures success in sourcing, acquiring and managing farmland assets. With regional offices across major agricultural exporting countries and partners across the globe, Westchester is never far from the land we manage.

Mission Statement:

We will be the premiere global provider of agricultural asset management services.

Achieve the ownership and investment objectives of our clients.

Be known as a company of integrity and excellence in industry service.

Achieve outstanding performance for our clients, financial growth for our shareholders and a motivating, enjoyable and rewarding environment for our associates.

Our Values:

  • We are client focused.
  • We keep our word.
  • We cooperate to achieve our goals.
  • We care about those with whom we work.
  • We enjoy our work.

Firm at a Glance:

  • Founded in 1986
  • Played a role in the acquisition, marketing or management of over $10 billion of assets 
  • Offices in U.S., Australia, Europe and South America
  • Majority interest acquired by TIAA in September 2010


US Offices: Champaign, IL;  Fresno, CA;  Memphis, TN;  Napa, CA; Indianola, MS; Boise, ID

Australia Offices: Wagga Wagga, NSW; Brisbane, QLD; Bunbury, WA; East Geelong, VIC; Gunnedah, NSW;                                            Narrabri, NSW; Perth, WA

European Offices:  Cambridge, UK; Gdansk, Poland; Warsaw, Poland

Brazil Offices:  Sao Paulo, Brazil; Piracicaba, Brazil