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Hunter Brant, Southern Managing Broker

Charleston, SC


Southern Managing Broker, Live Water Southern. Licensed in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Since joining LWS, Hunter has closed $82.266M in transactions. Included in that are notable sales of the 3,267-acre Gustafson Ranch in North Florida, 5,787-acre Bright Hour Ranch in central Florida and the 3,217-acre Cabin Bluff sales in Sea Island, Georgia.
2012 – 2019
Founder and President of Oakwood Realty Group and B&W Habitat - Mr. Brant started the company in Jacksonville, FL in 2012 as a land brokerage focused on high quality recreational, investment and plantation type properties in North Florida. The company expanded to include those same types of properties in Georgia in 2014 and sold over $50M in high-quality land sales between 2012 to 2019. Oakwood had over $35M active and pending properties at the time of joining Live Water Properties in 2019. Alongside Oakwood, Hunter founded and grew B&W Habitat, a consulting and advisory firm to better assist clients in managing and improving their properties. B&W specializes in consulting forestry and wildlife management in Georgia and Florida.
2008 – 2012
GreenPointe Holdings, Jacksonville, FL - Land Acquisition and Senior Analyst for GreenPointe, a southeast U.S. focused real estate fund focused on acquiring distressed real estate projects and the associated debt for the purpose of re-positioning those assets at the appropriate time.


Tall Timbers Research, Ducks Unlimited, NWTF, Longleaf Alliance, and Forest Landowners Association


Bachelor's Degree, Finance with a minor in Forest Management, University of Florida


Hunter worked as a sportfishing captain after college traveling in the Caribbean and the east coast of the US targeting billfish. He won numerous tournaments and headed a competitive traveling sportfishing operation for seven years.
Oakwood Realty Group began as a start-up and was built to a high-quality land brokerage company covering two states and averaging over $10M per year in sales. Highlights included the sale of the Gustafson Ranch in 2018-2019 for over $24M in three parts. At its peak, Gustafson was the largest dairy operation east of the Mississippi and was one of Florida’s most iconic cattle ranches.


Hunter's faith in God is the cornerstone of his life and the guiding force in all that he does. He has four children, three girls and a boy. He has been married to Kristina for just over 10 years. He enjoys sharing his clients' passions for the outdoors, particularly fishing and hunting, and feels grateful to God for the opportunity to do what he loves to do for a living.

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