Skye Root

Skye Root

Managing Director

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Skye is a Managing Director within Capstone Partners’ Agriculture Investment Banking Group. He brings nearly 20 years of vast experience in both institutional investment and agriculture, having developed a unique combination of deep expertise in the intersection of the two industries. He specializes in working with companies operating in the food and agricultural production, agricultural inputs, and ag-tech sub sectors. Skye is also the Founder of Root Agricultural Advisory where his team manages and grows farmland portfolios throughout the western U.S.

Prior to Capstone, Skye was a Managing Director and Head of the Agricultural practice at Galena Capital, a boutique investment banking firm based in Boise, ID. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President at Westchester Group Investment Management, a global farmland asset management firm.

Skye has served on several private and non-profit boards and committees, including the Americans Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), CFA Society of Idaho, Boy Scouts of America, and Farmer to Farmer. He was named the 2022 ASFMRA Farm Manager of the Year. He is a licensed real estate broker and is a graduate of Leadership Idaho Agriculture. He grew up on an organic alfalfa and cow-calf operation and along with his wife and their four children, still supports the family business.

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