Derek Payne

Derek Payne

Serving Western Missouri

Derek Payne grew up on a cattle farm in Marceline, MO, and attended Missouri Western State University. While in school, Derek volunteered hundreds of hours for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation, and worked on a wildlife ranch as well. Since graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management, Derek’s career has included working at Cabela’s as a Wildlife & Land Management salesman, selling tractors and implements, and as a regional director for the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), where he received the #1 Top Gun award out of all regional directors nationwide.


He turned to real estate to pursue his passion of bringing together conservation and hunting heritage one transaction at a time. His ongoing mission is to connect buyers and sellers with a piece of land they can improve upon and make memories to last a lifetime. When not working real estate, Derek enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family, including his wife, Britni. He is a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and Quality Deer Management Association, is a volunteer with the NWTF Springtown Wattlenecks in Kearney, MO, and was elected to serve on the NWTF Missouri State Board of Directors. With a passion for the outdoors and an extensive background in the wildlife arena, Derek brings a unique and personal perspective to selling land, along with the utmost professionalism and desire to succeed for you.

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Properties Recently Sold by Derek

  • Carroll 38

    Thunder Lodge Recreational Tract

    • Acreage: 38
    • County: Carroll
    • State: MO
  • Cass 25

    Incredible Build Site with Electricity and Building

    • Acreage: 25
    • County: Cass
    • State: MO
  • Harrison 40

    Country Home and Acreage Near Wayne Helton Memorial State Wildlife Area

    • Acreage: 40
    • County: Harrison
    • State: MO
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