Land Pro Staff

Ray L. Brownfield

Accredited Land Consultant and Accredited Farm Manager

Managing Broker, Owner


Ray L. Brownfield is Managing Broker, Owner of Land Pro LLC, a land real estate brokerage and farm management company in Oswego Illinois and brings over 40 years of professional agricultural property excellence to the agriculture interests of his clients. Ray holds the designations of Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), which is a highly regarded designation within the land brokerage profession, and Accredited Farm Manager (AFM). As an ALC, Ray is afforded the opportunity to maximize the mar...

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Leslie H. "Chip" Johnston


Serving North Central Illinois


Chip has been around the farm all his life, being born and raised on a farm outside of Princeton, Illinois. Upon graduation from Southern Illinois University, Johnston gained many years of experience in sales and sales management. He furthered his education by completing courses in business development, customer satisfaction and agricultural real estate. In January 2015, Chip successfully completed the requirements for the Real Estate Managing Broker’s license. Johnston worked for 24 yea...

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Jason Lestina

Accredited Farm Manager



Jason Lestina AFM joined Land Pro in April 2017. Jason is an Illinois Real Estate Broker and an Accredited Farm Manager. He was previously employed by the Northern Trust Company for ten years, with the last five years as the Trust Department Real Estate Portfolio Manager. His responsibilities included management of 18,000 farmland acres as well as oversight management of other agricultural property managers. Jason is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Deg...

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Pat Tomlinson

Certified Crop Adviser


Serving the Decatur IL area


Pat Tomlinson grew up on a grain farm near Macon, Illinois and has managed the family farm since 2009. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics (dual majors in Farm Management and Ag Marketing). In 1978, Pat joined Landers Seed Company as a management assistant. He then joined Pioneer in 1979 and worked first as a trainee then as District Sales Manager based out of Dwight Illinois. In 1982, Pat returned to Macon County...

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