No. 4 Reed Family
1,729,232 acres (up 359,232 acres)
Headquartered in Seattle, the Reed familyâ€™s GREEN DIAMOND RESOURCES COMPANY is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company with timberland in eight states spread out across the Pacific Northwest and the South. Several substantial acquisitions have recently increased the familyâ€™s holdings, including the December 2018 purchase of 92,000 acres of timberland in five Northeast Alabama counties from Sustainable Woodlands Fund and its timberland manager, The Molpus Woodlands Group. Additionally, Green Diamondâ€™s partnership with Silver Creek Capital Management of Seattle, which dates back to 2017, is building a substantial portfolio. At press time, the joint ventureâ€™s total land ownership in the South was approximately half a million acres.