Doug Bear



Mobile: 515.745.3192

Office: 515.222.1347

Address: 12119 Stratford Drive, Suite B, Clive, IA, 50325

Doug Bear has been in the Land Brokerage division with Peoples Company since 2019. He is focused on land brokerage and land auctions. Doug grew up in Russell, Iowa on a small cow/calf operation and attended Iowa State University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science (2007) and Master of Science (2011) in Animal Science. During graduate school, Doug evaluated Iowa’s water quality impairments within the Rathbun Lake watershed and researched impacts of grazing livestock, stream hydrology, and pathogen transport within surface waters.

Before coming to Peoples Company, Doug served as the Director of Industry Relations for seven years at the Iowa Beef Industry Council in Ames, Iowa. Here he was responsible for coordinating producer communication and compliance activities, strategic planning of producer investments and fiscal-year budgets and building nationally-recognized beef checkoff programs. He is an experienced team-builder and focused on achieving result-oriented outcomes.

Doug is currently licensed to sell real estate in the State of Iowa and Minnesota, primarily focusing on farmland and residential assets in and across Iowa.