Upon graduating from Brown University in 1984, Brian entered the real estate world as a project planner for a large development firm in Boston. He moved to Telluride in 1989 for a winter of skiing in the San Juans and instantly fell in love with the region. Brian decided to stay and actively became involved in the luxury real estate market.
Brian is an avid outdoor enthusiast who started in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and after a brief respite while playing football at Brown, has gone global with his adventures. He has explored and guided ski trips to such places as the Andes, Kamchatka, the Caucuses, the Alps, Alaska and Antarctica. Surfing has taken him to Bali, Uruguay, Hawaii, Costa Rica and much of Central America. Skiing remains his foremost passion with a career guiding heli-skiing in Alaska and Telluride but today his greatest adventure is here in Telluride chasing his two young boys, Quinn and Grayden, with his legendary North Face athlete wife Hilaree.
When asked why he stayed in Telluride over other resorts, the answer is clearly community. The Telluride community is unrivalled and has greatly supported Brian personally and professionally. He feels honored to return the favor by volunteering his time for community causes. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Telluride Foundation, the philanthropic resource in the region for both donors and service providers alike.
Brian looks forward to helping those who also choose to become part of the Telluride family. Brian’s mission is to provide the most thorough, professional and insightful service possible to buyers helping you decide what is genuinely the best property for you personally. Using his vast knowledge and experience in the market, he is able to match people and property while using positioning and strategy to create a position of strength in negotiations. His willingness to continue to learn keeps Brian ahead of the market while his easy personality and sterling reputation make him a perfect ambassador resulting in his peers looking forward to doing business with him.
During his 27 years in the real estate and construction industries, Brian has acquired extensive experience working with Residential Properties, Investment & Development Properties, International Buyers and Ranch Properties. Since joining Telluride Properties in 1998, he has CONSISTENTLY become one of the top performing agents in the region due to his passion for sharing Telluride with people, his excellent negotiation skills and his tenacious competitiveness.
His affiliation with Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has given him access to the strongest network of international as well as national brokers providing him with exclusive abilities to sell high-end properties. A penchant for adventure travel has created a strong understanding of the real estate world globally. The result is a client base extending beyond the U.S. to Bermuda, Australia, London, China, Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua and more.