LIV Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes Telluride and Crested Butte, Expanding Presence Throughout Colorado


LIV Sotheby’s International Realty logoDENVER, CO – LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) is excited to welcome to the team, Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty and Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty. Over the years, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty has established itself as the leading expert in Colorado real estate. With the expanded footprint into Telluride and Crested Butte, LIV SIR is now more equipped than ever to service the needs of resort buyers and sellers worldwide.

Both former, locally owned companies have been affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty for years and recognize the power of the globally esteemed real estate brand, while also understanding the needs for maintaining a local, customized feel in the communities that they serve. Now, with the added marketing and technology resources, Crested Butte Officeenhanced exposure opportunities and an expanded network of Colorado real estate experts that LIV SIR provides, Telluride and Crested Butte can offer an even higher level of real estate expertise.

“I have known Cathy (Cathy Benson, former owner of Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty) and Nels (Nels Cary, former owner of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty) for over 10 years through the Sotheby’s brand and through our commitment to our people,” said LIV Sotheby’s International Realty president, Scott Webber. “We share the vision of providing the highest level of service and resources to the local real estate community. I’m honored that they felt such a high level of trust and confidence in our organization to have LIV SIR succeed them in the ownership responsibilities of these successful enterprises.”

With this new addition to the LIV SIR family, there are now five offices within Telluride, plus a team of esteemed real estate advisors Telluride officethat know and love Telluride and have been a part of the community for years.

“I have had an amazing real estate career here in Telluride for the past thirty years. I couldn’t be more proud of what has been accomplished by the 30+ real estate professionals, my associate brokers and friends that I am affiliated with,” said former owner of Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty, Nels Cary. “My goal has been to continue to advance my company to another more elevated level, providing trusted advice and the very best service to our most important customers and clients. Joining the family of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty will provide resources, networking power and technology that are unsurpassed. This is a bright new day for Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty.”

Telluride is one of Colorado’s most unique and sought-after destinations, set in a picturesque box canyon amid forested peaks. A world-class ski resort, breathtaking natural surroundings, and the art and music scene, invite locals and people from around the globe.

In addition, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is thrilled to also welcome Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty, located in the eighth largest historic district in the state of Colorado. The team in Crested Butte are experienced real estate professionals with the knowledge and expertise of Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte, Crested Butte South and the rest of the Gunnison Valley.

“It is our honor to be teaming up with the savvy, talented and progressive team at LIV Sotheby’s International Realty,” said former owner of Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty, Cathy Benson. “As an independent operator, we have always emphasized a quality approach to serving our clients, yet we felt our reach could and should extend further. This collaboration of forces will truly elevate our ability to better serve our clients and offer a higher level of marketing and exposure to every property. With my strong belief in my long-time associate Scott Webber as the visionary and innovative leader, we are excited to up the game, and take our joint efforts to a new level.”

Crested Butte is located in Southwest Colorado, 28 miles north of the City of Gunnison. Best known for Crested Butte Mountain Resort and an unbelieveable lifestyle, this panoramic mountain town offers the main attraction of downhill ski and mountain bike trails.

“The synergy between these markets, the other important Colorado resort markets, the metro Denver, Boulder, and the Front Range continues to grow stronger. These very close connections and relationships add significant value to our existing clients. Now, with an expanded Colorado and resort market presence, we are stronger than ever when it comes to providing the highest level of service and expertise to clients looking to own or invest in a second-home market,” added Webber. 

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is the leading luxury real estate brokerage in the state of Colorado, now with 23 offices. The firm also has offices in the resort communities of Breckenridge, Vail, and Beaver Creek, in addition to offices spanning throughout metropolitan Denver and Boulder.

For more information, contact director of public relations, Kelli Williams, at 303.486.3738. For real estate inquiries, to list your home for sale, or to browse available Colorado homes visit or call 303.893.3200.

About LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, the exclusive Board of Regent for the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, has 23 office locations in the resort communities of Breckenridge, Crested Butte, Telluride and the Vail Valley, as well as the Denver Metro and surrounding areas, including Boulder, Castle Rock, Cherry Creek, Denver Tech Center, Downtown Denver, and Evergreen. For more information, call 303.893.3200. To service all of your real estate needs visit