Scott T. Mooney

Scott is responsible for sourcing and closing acquisition opportunities for RMS’ clients. In this capacity, he also supports the firm’s broader business goals and works closely with RMS’ Investment, Forest Operations, Sustainability and Resource Planning Teams. In addition to focusing on the major timber-producing regions of the United States, the scope of Scott’s work also includes global timberland markets like Brazil, other parts of South America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Prior to joining RMS, Scott helped source and close a total of 75 forest transactions for institutional and high-net-worth investors. These encompassed nearly 2.8 million acres valued at more than $3.3 billion. Scott brought more than 25 years of progressive experience to RMS. He served as Managing Director of Conservation Resource Partners from 2019 to 2022, where he oversaw the management of four forest investment funds with assets valued at approximately $800 million. In this capacity, he directed all operations and transactional activities and had fund-level profit and loss responsibilities. As a member of the firm’s executive team, he also played a key role in its client relations efforts and helped set strategic direction for the business. He joined Conservation Resources in 2007 and served as vice president of Acquisitions and Disposition from then until 2019. Earlier in his career, he held similar titles and had similar responsibilities with Plum Creek Timber and Forest Investment Associates. He began his career as a timberland investment analyst with Canal Forest Resources (Now American Forest Management) and as a resource forester with Union Camp. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forest Resources, where he earned both a Master’s of Forest Business Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Resources. Scott currently serves on the boards of the Forest Landowners Association and the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business at the University of Georgia.