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 Timberland . Hunting . Ranch . Investment . Commercial . Rural 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 forester. He has over 33 years of experience in land asset management with ten of those years focused on land sales for a large publicly traded real estate firm based in Austin, TX. During his career, he has been involved in over 1.5 million acres of timberland transactions, large and small, from private to institutional buyers and sellers. He holds a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Forest Resources Management from Mississippi State University and has lived in Lufkin, TX with his family for 20 years.


  • Deltic Timber Corporation
  • Forestar Real Estate Group
  • Louisiana Timber Partners
  • Endeavor Real Estate Group
  • Davis Capital Resources
  • Forest Resource Consultants
  • United Country Land & Timber
  • Lucas Petroleum Group
  • Crown Colony Improvement Association
  • McCullough Family Trust
  • CatchMark
  • Crown Pine Realty
  • Dan M. Vines Limited Partnership