Our Vision is to reward investors – to be the best, most innovative, transparent timberland investment manager in the industry.

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

– Buckminster Fuller

Who We Are

Chinook Forest Partners is a small, nimble timberland investment management group focused on working closely with select institutional investors to acquire and manage quality timberland for solid risk-adjusted returns in North America.  Chinook’s defining principles are outstanding timberland management, low investor cost, total transparency, and true alignment of interest.

The experience of the Chinook team is fundamental to the strategy, which is based on a comprehensive understanding of the timberland investment space, and a vast network of timberland owners, forest products manufacturers, third-party service providers and timberland investors. The team’s skills and relationships are what allow investors access to timberland deals and a management strategy that is not found anywhere else in the industry.

Scott Marshall

Managing Partner
scott@chinookforestpartners.com

Kelly M. Droege

Managing Partner
kelly@chinookforestpartners.com

Carter Coe

Managing Partner
carter@chinookforestpartners.com

Mission

Chinook provides a professional, low cost, transparent, investor-aligned alternative to institutional timberland investment management in North America by applying our core principles of intentional deal sourcing, management diligence, and sustainable forestry. We seek to reward investors by aligning with an experienced team focused on generating real value in the timberland investment arena. 

What We Do

Chinook’s defining principles are outstanding timberland management, low investor cost, total transparency, and true alignment of interest. Our team leverages our flexible platform, investment expertise and industry intelligence to uniquely add value for our investors. Strategic partnerships and our entrepreneurial company culture play an important role in delivering enhanced returns in the timberland space.

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