Who Owns America?

The Largest Land Owners in the United States

The following list of multi-millionaires are among the largest land bankers in the United States:

  • Phillip Anschutz
  • Babbit Ranches
  • Jeff Bezos
  • Beggs Family
  • Briscoe Family
  • Collier Family
  • Collins Family
  • Drummond Family
  • East Family Foundation
  • Archie Aldis Emmerson
  • Fasken Family
  • Ford Family
  • Hughes Family
  • Irving Family
  • The Koch Family
  • Brad Kelley
  • Linnebur Family
  • Lyda Family
  • John Malone
  • Milliken Family
  • Moore Family
  • David Murdock
  • Nunley Family
  • Reed Family
  • Reynolds Family
  • Robinson Family
  • Scott Family
  • Singleton Family
  • True Family
  • W.T. Waggoner Estate

Largest Land Investors in America

John C. Malone
is the largest land investor in the United States with 2.2 million acres of land. Mr. Malone is a business executive and philanthropist who spends most of his wealth on acquiring additional land.

Ted Turner is the second largest land owner in the United States with approximately 2 millions acres of land. He is a retired media owner and executive known for his one billion dollar gift to the United Nations.

Archie A. Emmerson is the third largest owner of U.S. land. He owns approximately 1,870,000 acres of land through a family owned corporation. The land holdings are located primarily in the Western states.

Brad Kelly, the fourth largest owner of land in America, owns approximately 1.5 million acres in six states, most of which is used for raising cattle.