Agri-Access Announces Ray Smith, VP Relationship Manager

Agri-Access is excited to announce that Ray Smith has joined the company as Vice President Lender Relations. Ray comes to Agri-Access with a wealth of lending experience, having spent over 22 years with PGIM Real Estate Finance most recently leading their $4.5 Billion agriculture and timber lending platform. He spent 7 years with MetLife Agricultural Investments as regional director leading their timberland mortgage investment group. He has worked in many parts of the country covering many commodity crop types from timber to permanent plantings to row crops and dairy.

In his new role with Agri-Access, Ray will oversee lender relations in several regions including the Gulf, Mid-South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast States. Ray comments, “I am excited to join the Agri-Access team and look forward to working with our lending partners and look forward to working with our lending partners to provide capital to farmers producing our nation’s food supply.”

Sean Smith, Director of Business Development, said, “We are very excited to have Ray Smith join the Agri-Access team. His wealth of industry experience will be an incredible asset to our clients in vital regions across the country. I am confident Ray will play a key role in providing and implementing highquality solutions for our clients.”

Please contact Ray at [email protected] to discuss how Agri-Access can help expand your lending capacity.


About Agri-Access

Agri-Access provides secondary market financing for agricultural and rural land across the nation. Our team of experts work with you to find a solution that meets your clients’ needs. To learn more about our products and services visit

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