Skye Root, CFA

He formerly worked as a Senior Vice President for Westchester Group Investment Management, a global farmland asset manager. Prior to Westchester, he was a water rights consultant for WestWater Research, a leading advisory firm in the water rights industry. He is also a licensed real estate broker in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado & Utah, holds Series 63 and 79 licenses through FINRA, and is a graduate of Leadership Idaho Agriculture.

In his spare time, he enjoys teaching and farming. In addition to teaching for the ASFMRA, he formerly taught economics and personal finance at the university level for over ten years. Skye grew up on a large organic alfalfa and cow-calf operation and along with his wife, Becca, and their four children, still runs cattle with his parents and helps when he can on the family operation. Skye’s hobbies include church service, snowmobiling, airplanes, and triathlons.

Skye has served or serves on many boards and committees, including the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), CFA Society of Idaho, Young Investors Society, Boy Scouts of America, BYU Management Society, Farmer to Farmer, and Realtors Land Institute (RLI). He was named the 2022 ASFMRA Farm Manager of the Year and RLI National Broker of the Year (2020 & 2021) for Cropland.

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