Gary Sumner

Managing Partner

In 2014, Gary Sumner joined Patten Companies as a Managing Partner. Gary's focus is to develop new projects in areas of high growth potential in primary and second home markets.

Mr. Sumner began his career in the Land Development Business over 32 years ago when he joined Patten Corporation (NYSE) in 1981, working in Sales and Management. In 1985 he was promoted to Regional President Mid-Atlantic and opened offices in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland. In 1988 Gary was promoted to Executive Vice President of Patten Corporation and managed 35 field offices in 28 states with sales in excess of $125 mil annually. After relocating to Arizona in 1996, he formed American Land & Ranches and opened offices in 8 western states and has acquired and sold over 300,000 acres with sales over $300 mil.



  • Sales & Marketing
  • Team Building/Leadership
  • Acquisitions
  • Large Ranch Development