Brokers & Agents

Jacob Hart

Broker/Auctioneer/Owner
Cell 507-259-1065
Office 507-218-1243
Email jacob@hpraa.com
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Originally from Blooming Prairie, MN Jacob grew up in the flat land. His family owned the local Dairy Queen which not only gave him the opportunity to grow and be involved in a great community but also a very acquired taste for the chili cheese dog. Jacob attended SDSU in Brookings, SD then studied at World Wide College of Auctioneering. Young in the auction business Jacob worked for the national company Ameribid out of Tulsa Oklahoma where he assisted in the sales of large package real estate transactions.

Kevin Hart

Broker/Minnesota Land Specialist/ Co-Owner
Cell 507-259-4482
Office 507-218-1243
Email kevin@hpraa.com
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Originally from Rochester, MN Kevin graduated from Mayo HS. Following his family ties in law enforcement he continued on to law enforcement school in Alexandria, MN and in1986 he started investing Real Estate. Kevin has owned, operated, and managed Dairy Queens, storage complexes, laundromats, farms and rental properties his entire adult life. He also has a great knowledge base on finance and liability from his 15 year career in banking and insurance.

Lucas Mestad

Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell 507-696-6228
Email Lucas@hpraa.com
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Growing up in southeastern Minnesota, Lucas was born and raised in Elgin and has spent his life in the woods with friends and family. After graduating from Winona State with a Biology degree, he moved to Baton Rouge, LA for two years, producing hunting shows for outdoor television. Through this he gained a vast knowledge of hunting and land/wildlife management, while building a great buyer pool from around the country. He then moved home to pursue his career in real estate, specializing in selling hunting ground. Whether you are looking to sell or buy a farm in southeastern Minnesota, or you just want to talk about managing your deer herd, Lucas would love to talk to you anytime!

Dave Walch

Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell 507.421.0474
Office 507.218.1243
Email dave@hpraa.com
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Native to SE Minnesota Dave grew up in Wabasha County, MN. Being one of twelve children on the family farm near Carley State Park, Dave got his fair share of farm experience in the field at a young age. After graduating from Plainview High School and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Dave spent 2 years in the Army. Dave’s ties and passion into land and farms run deep and he has always felt land investments were solid and a great place to enjoy time with friends and family. Dave personally owns farms in his service area and has a great deal of knowledge in organic farming, whitetail properties, and farmland investment management in Wabasha, Winona, and Houston County, MN.

Cindy Wiste

Office Manager
Cell 507.218.1243
Email cindy@hpraa.com
Every good company has someone that takes care of everything that needs to be done…at High Point that’s Cindy. Cindy keeps all the ducks in a row from scheduling auctions, agent paperwork, to live auction day out in the field. Cindy is from London, MN originally and now lives with her husband near Austin, MN. Cindy enjoys horse racing, music, and a good book. She is an important part of our team we are happy to have working with us.

Alex McCabe

Iowa Land Specialist
Cell 507-951-2150
Office 507-951-2150
Email alex@hpraa.com
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Originally from Minnesota, Alex grew up on his family farm near Preston, MN. After graduating college Alex started his career in agricultural banking in Harmony then moved to Cresco IA. Alex’s focus area is Howard County, IA, Mitchell County, IA, Winneshiek County, IA and Allamakee County, IA. He has extensive knowledge in land and farms, from cash-flow to managing for big deer if you are in the market for a property in NE Iowa Alex is your agent.

Darrell Crapp

Wisconsin Land Specialist
Cell (608)558-6832
Office (507)218-1243
Email Darrell@hpraa.com
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Growing up on the family farm Darrell has farmed his whole life.  He has a rich background in the farming community near the Lancaster, WI area.  Along with farming he also branched out and started an excavating and tiling company.  With all of this experience it has made Darrell very well educated in the land business which brings him to what he is doing now, selling land with High Point.  If you are looking for a land specialist in south west Wisconsin that will be able to help you every step of the way, Darrell is your guy.

Ryan Knutson

Minnesota Land Specialist
Cell 507-254-2122
Office 507-218-1243
Email Ryan@hpraa.com
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Growing up in Rochester, MN Ryan grew up in the outdoors especially spending as much time as possible in the deer stand every fall. He played Junior Hockey in Kansas for two years prior to attending college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduation, Ryan began his career in residential real estate. He eventually transitioned and began following his passion for hunting and the outdoors focusing on farm and hunting land sales. Ryan’s core area of focus include Scott, Carver, Dakota, Sibley, Rice, and Le Sueur Counties. He prides himself on always going above and beyond for his clients.

Nick Hopp

Iowa Land Specialist
Cell 319-240-6121
Office 507-218-1243
Email Nick@hpraa.com
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Nick has spent his entire career in Agriculture and has been fortunate enough to work with clients all across the country and beyond; from the pivots of Southern Kansas, to the plains of Western Canada. Growing up in New Hampton, IA, Nick and his wife wanted to raise their family close to home and have continued to reside in Northern Iowa. Shortly after finishing college at The University of Northern Iowa, Nick started investing in land. After a number of his own farm land transactions, he decided to follow his passion and join the High Point team! Whether it’s buying or selling land, Nick understands what it takes to get it done right, and looks forward to working with you!