Our Team

Ryland Moore, Sales Associate

Hood River, OR


April 2009 – Present
Sales Associate, Live Water Properties, LLC
Experience with the ranching community and expertise in land conservation, landowner incentive programs, water rights due diligence, valuation and negotiation throughout the Northwest. Assist buyers with Internal Rate of Return and Capitalization Rate for farmland throughout the northwest.

July 2012 – Present
Managing Principal, Arnerich Massena, Portland, Oregon
Servicing high net worth families, foundations and institutions, and reviews private equity investments in water, farmland and renewable energy assets.

April 2010 – July 2012
Development Manager, First Wind Energy, Portland, Oregon
In charge of developing wind energy facilities throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Tasks include negotiation with landowners, permitting, power purchase agreement negotiations and facility siting.

April 2006 – April 2010
Transactions Manager, WestWater Research, Vancouver, Washington
Represented private parties, municipalities and private equity in the location, negotiation and acquisition of water assets through the western United States.

January 2004 – April 2006
Project Manager, Oregon Water Trust, Portland, Oregon
Negotiated the lease or acquisition of over 50,000 acre-feet of water instream for fish and wildlife in the Willamette, Hood, Deschutes, Umatilla and Grande Ronde basins of Oregon.

January 1999 – January 2004 Managing Director, McKenzie River Trust, Eugene, Oregon
Transferred over 2,500 acres of land along the famed McKenzie River for permanent protection.


Board of Directors for Oregon Wildlife Foundation, Investment Committee for Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon, Headwater’s Council Member for The Freshwater Trust, and Endowment Committee and Eagle Scout Alumni Committee for Cascade Pacific Council - BSA


Master’s Degree, Urban & Regional Planning
University of Oregon

Bachelor’s Degree, Natural Resources & Economics
University of the South (Sewanee)


Enjoys fly fishing, waterfowl and upland bird hunting, rock and ice climbing, moutaineering and triathlons

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