Michael Ballantyne has 21 years of experience specializing in land acquisition and disposition as well as investment brokerage. Since 2005, Michael has completed transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $294 million and comprising over 31,000 acres of land throughout Southwest Idaho.
Michael serves as the Managing Partner of Thornton Oliver Keller. In this role, he collaborates with the companys leadership team, offers insight and direction in business organization, planning, personnel management and corporate vision. Under Michaels leadership the company has weathered some of the most difficult days in the real estate industry as well as some of the best. Through it all, Michaels steady presence, his insightful ideas and his commitment to doing the right thing have been cornerstones of the companys growth and maturation.
Michaels knowledge of the local real estate market has proven invaluable to his many clients. In addition, he has done site selection throughout the western United States. A short list of customers and clients includes: Bank of the Cascades, Key Bank, Marvell Semiconductor, Allstate Insurance Company, The Athletes Foot, BridgestoneFirestone, Costco Wholesale, Tates Rents, Inc., Prestige Care, Inc., Regence BlueShield of Idaho, The Wolff Companies, Micron Technology, Hewlett Packard, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Kindred Healthcare, and the Boise School District.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and Spanish from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He also attended the Universidad de Alicante in Spain.