Ben Alder - Team Leader and Senior Advisor, Founder
Since 1997, Ben’s career has focused around land use decisions relating to agriculture, forestry, natural resources and most recently renewable energy projects. Starting on Capitol Hill, his work focused around policy issues and garnering funding for natural resources. More than eight years were invested in the non-profit sector working on policy and watershed restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Region. While opening a private natural resource consulting firm, Ben entered the real estate brokerage industry in 2001. In 2014, The Land Group was formalized to work in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. To date, The Land Group has closed over $170 Million in land through the transfer of more than 35,000 acres. Currently, The Land Group represents the largest portfolio of land available to purchase in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia of approximately 30,000 acres. Nationally, Ben represents SVN International Corp. as the Land Product Council Co-Chair.