CEO & Co-Founder
Chris has worked in the resort and real estate industry for over 27 years. After completing a degree in Business Administration and Tourism and Resort Management, he worked in operations management and consulting in several locations before returning to his favorite town in the world, Durango, Colorado. With a background in four-star resort management and homeowner relations, Chris has a wealth of knowledge about the resort real estate market and the income derived from the rental of investment property. Chris and Keith founded Premier Vacation Rentals Group in 2011. Chris is responsible for sales and marketing for PVRG, and he actively participates in strategically guiding the growth and quality assurance measures of the company.
Chris is also the co-owner and managing broker at Durango Land and Homes (www.DurangoLandandHomes.com). He was formerly the managing broker at Durango Mountain Realty, the real estate arm of Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory). Prior to that he was the director of sales for the new base area development at Durango Mountain Resort, Purgatory Lodge. Chris has been a licensed Realtor since 2003, and a licensed employing broker in the state of Colorado since 2012. In advance of his real estate career, Chris worked in operations management in Durango, as well as in resorts located in St. Simons Island, GA, Palm Beach, FL, and Tarpon Springs, FL.
When he’s not in the office, Chris and his two boys can be found with one eye on their fishing lines and the other appreciating the splendor of the Colorado mountain West. He is an avid runner, cyclist, skier, snowboarder and hiker. Chris also has professional writing credentials and has been published in Inside Outside Magazine, Ski Magazine, and other regional publications. Chris just finished a six year term on the SASO executive board as the financial officer. Chris also serves on the board of the Durango Area Association of Realtors, and is formerly a board member on the Durango Mountain Master Association. Chris is currently a Durango City Councilor and the city’s liaison to Durango’s Parks and Recreation Board. He is also board member of the Durango Chamber of Commerce and serves on the regional MLS board for many of the communities on the western slope of Colorado (CREN).