Alan Townsend Owner/Broker

Background + Experience


Born and raised in South Dakota, Alan Townsend is a 3rd generation real estate broker and property manager. Mentored and trained in the Townsend family Real Estate Company in land ownership, financing, investments, construction, as well as taxes planning and commercial ownership. 

At age 21, Mr. Townsend purchased his first rental units, learning the importance of quality, affordable property care and tenant relations. 


The value of good accounting, on-time payments, regular inspections and preventative maintenance were vital skills established and remain the backbone of Rancho Mesa Properties’ systems. Over the past 41 years, Mr. Townsend has developed 2 industrial parks, built several commercial buildings, developed a 125-room hotel, and purchased land as authorize agents for multiple business clients, and developed and built over 100 homes. This experience has helped build a strong, firm understanding of Real estate investment and property care.

We work closely with you and carry out research to understand your needs and wishes.