IronGate Land Company is a licensed real estate brokerage firm in the state of Texas that represents a wide range of landowner clients from private to publicly traded. We specialize in land . Hunting . Ranch . Investment . Commercial . Residential properties, large or small. IronGate is connected to a broad network of buyers and sellers throughout the region. We can help you maximize the value of your land investments.

Jeff Portwood, principal | owner is a licensed Real Estate Broker and professional land specialist. He has over 33 years of experience in land asset management with ten of those years focused on land sales and acquisitions for a large publicly traded real estate development firm based in Austin, TX. During his career, he has been involved in over 1.5 million acres of land transactions, large and small, from private to institutional buyers and sellers. He holds a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree from Mississippi State University and has lived in Lufkin, TX with his family for 20 years.


  • Deltic Corporation
  • Forestar Real Estate Group
  • Endeavor Real Estate Group
  • Davis Capital Resources
  • Lucas Petroleum Group
  • Crown Colony Improvement Association
  • McCullough Family Trust
  • CatchMark
  • Crown Pine Realty
  • Dan M. Vines Limited Partnership