JMB Companies



With over 140 years in the land management business, JMB Companies has firmly established itself in several areas. From mitigation banks and credit sales to agriculture, salt mines, and oil and gas leases, JMB offers services that span a variety of our clients' land-management needs.

Mitigation Banking

JMB specializes in the establishment and operation of wetland and conservation mitigation banks. JMB's services cover all facets of mitigation banking: site selection and project feasibility analysis, bank permitting, bank design and construction, bank monitoring and maintenance, and mitigation credit sales. Our staff has the dedication, passion, and experience to provide the highest quality of services and solutions to meet our clients' mitigation needs.

  • Wetland Mitigation
  • Conservation Banks
  • Wetland and Conservation Mitigation Credit Sales
  • Mitigation Bank Joint-Venture/Landowner Partnerships
  • Mitigation Banking Interactive Map

Environmental Consulting Services

In addition to mitigation projects and credit sales, JMB's knowledgeable staff is experienced in all aspects of wetland permitting and land management consulting. JMB's staff can guide clients through the complex world of environmental regulations by assisting with mitigation banking, custom mitigation projects (Permittee-Responsible Mitigation), wetland delineations, regulatory permitting, and mitigation bank compliance. JMB also has an experience land and marine cultural resource management team to assist clients with project specific cultural evaluations.

  • Terrestrial and Marine Archaeological Services
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Regulatory Consulting
  • Custom Mitigation (Permittee-Responsible Mitigation)
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Mitigation Bank Management/Compliance Consulting

Agriculture and Surface Leasing

JMB actively markets and maintains leases on over 50,000 acres of land in Louisiana and west Texas. This land has the potential for development in all types of industry, with highlights such as rail access, highway access, and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway direct access.

  • Sugar Cane and Row Crops
  • Cattle Ranching
  • Land Leasing
  • Hunting Leases

Mineral Rights & Leasing

JMB's holdings in Louisiana and Texas contain significant oil and gas reserves that JMB actively markets and offers leases on. In Louisiana, JMB has significant oil & gas prospects and leases its interest in the Cote Blanche Island salt dome to North American Salt Co., a division of Compass Minerals. In Florida, Southern States Land and Timber, LLC (a JMB company) sells and leases mineral and surface access rights. In west Texas, JMB land is leased to a subsidiary of Cabot Oil & Gas and also contains an extensive fresh water aquifer that is being assessed for production and an Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) project.

  • Oil & Gas Leasing
  • Salt Mine Leasing
  • Water
  • Mineral & Surface Access Rights