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Principal, Vice Chair Board of DirectorsRuth Kennedy Sudduth is a Principal of the firm and Vice Chair of LandVest’s Board of Directors. She co-leads LandVest’s Fiduciary Real Estate Services team, focusing on advisors and private clients.Since joining LandVest in 1998 she has orchestrated record sales in in eight states. Clients have included Harvard University, the Nature Conservancy, MIT, Bessemer Trust, Fiduciary Trust, and private individuals. She is widely respected for her skill in generating active competition and successful sales for unique and complex properties. Ruth has particular expertise in the sale of conserved properties. She is committed to creating liquidity and strong pricing to encourage private conservation efforts. She has been named One of the Top Ten Women in Real Estate, and is a speaker at global real estate forums. She divides her time between LandVest’s Boston and Woodstock offices.A graduate of Yale University, and with an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was selected as a Baker Scholar, Ruth competed at an elite level in rowing. Prior to joining LandVest in 1998, she co-headed global fixed income at Wellington Management Company. She earned U.S. Dressage Federation Bronze and Silver medals and competed in eventing. While with Wellington Management, Ruth retained LandVest to advise in the acquisition and conservation of land abutting her 18th century farm.Ruth’s board service in addition to LandVest includes privately-held companies as well as non-profits, including: Groton School, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, Bennington College, Sudbury Valley Trustees, Green Mountain Horse Association, New England Forestry Foundation, and the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board of Stow, MA.Representative projects include:planning and record sale of the over 570+ acre conserved Coolidge Estate in Topsfield, Massachusetts for MITsales of numerous gifted properties for Harvard University and trust properties for major national law firmsrecord sales of major properties in the Woodstock, Vermont and Greater Boston areasorchestration of a competitive bid for the Brown family farm outside of Louisville, Kentucky for Bessemer Trustdisposition planning and sale of a major conserved 600+ acre waterfront estate on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for Covington & Burlingsale of an historic Coast Guard Station on the Eastern Shore of Virginia for the Nature Conservancyassisting the Town of Littleton, MA in the purchase of a large apple orchard important to Town culturemanagement of the conservation sales of the Campbell Trust properties in Groton, MA, properties which are vitally important to the character of the town, for a private family, the Trust for Public Land, and the Groton Conservation FoundationSignificant Sales:237 Long Neck Point, Darien, CTHilltop Farm, Woodstock, VTUphill Farm, Woodstock, VT $4,750,000 Record SaleMelimoyu, Cisne Province, Patagonia, Chile $10,034,335High Haith Lodge, Squam Lake, NH, $9 million Record SaleFincastle Farm, Louisville, KY $8,760,000 Record SaleGreat Meadows, Concord MA, Record SaleRiverwalk, Lincoln, MA $6,400,000 Record SaleRich Neck, Claiborne, MD $6.35 million Record SaleRanch, Cody, WY $6,250,000 Record SaleBessboro Farm, Westport, NY Record SaleThe Coolidge Estate, Topsfield, MA Record SaleSpencer Brook, Concord, MA $4,400,000 Record SaleCobb Station, Oyster, VA $4,100,000 Record SaleHammett's Cove, Marion, MA $4,000,000 Lull Brook Farm, Hartland, VT $3,950,000 Record SaleDeer Hill, Cohasset, MA $3,500,000Vaughn Hill, Bolton MA $2,858,000Record SaleAngus Hill, Groton, MA $2,300,000 Record SaleSouthwind Farm, Reddick/Ocala, FL $3.4 millionIn The News:Mansion Global: Pricing for Reality (and Gen X)Forbes: Bringing Relationships, AI and Big Data together in Luxury Real EstateNY Times: Parents Following Their Children to SchoolInman: Social Media All Stars Inman: The Vice Chair, from Horses to HBSPartners For Prosperity: Real Estate as an Emotional Asset Boston Agent Magazine: Greater Boston a Magnet for Foreign BuyersDeals and StealsReal Estate Boston Radio Show