Agricultural Real Estate
Real Estate Brokers License
Bachelors & Masters Degree
Former FFA Booster President
Tulare Chamber of Commerce Member
Manuel Ortiz Jr. has a family legacy of farming, being born and raised in Tulare County. His grandfather was a labor contractor who purchased about 1100 acres of land where Manuel grew up, working the farm and tending to cattle. Manuel started his own farming operation and custom farming business in 1975. He ran this business along with other agricultural ventures for the next 40 years, including raising beef cattle, Holstein heifers, running a trucking business, and more.
Over the years, Manuel has acquired many relationships in the agriculture field and is known throughout the Tulare, Kings, Kern and San Luis Obispo counties. His expertise, education, skills, and friendly nature will truly shine through when you choose him to represent you in all of your real estate needs.
In the Community
Manuel's shares his passion of agriculture with his community through 4-H and Future Farmers of America. He started one of the first boosters clubs for 4-H & FFA students for the Tulare County Fair Sale and served as the Tulare High School FFA Booster President. He also served from 1988 to 1992 on the Tulare County Farm Service Agency Advisory Committee. Manuel is also a Tulare Chamber of Commerce member for over 30 years, graduating from their 2012 Leadership Class. He has also served as the ambassador for the chamber and has helped with numerous events.
Manuel is happily married to his wife, Mary, and they have three children between them and six grandchildren. Manuel enjoys spending time with his grandchildren any chance he gets!
He also enjoys fishing, weight lifting and riding his bike.