Brian Hazen Named Mason Morse Vice President -- Longtime Top Producer Moves After 32 Years


ASPEN, CO -(Feburary 23, 2009) After 32 years in the real estate industry, Brian Hazen knows about building trusting relationships and supporting high-end clientele in the Aspen market.

Brian HazenHe came to Aspen in 1972 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in search of a lifelong dream to live in the West. He began a family with wife Brigid, and they are proud parents of son Will and daughter Alexandra. Taking full advantage of the Aspen lifestyle, Brian is an avid golfer, skier, snowboarder, and fly-fisherman.

Hazen joined Coates Reid & Waldron in 1977 and became a full partner and member of the Managing Broker group. Brian earned CRW’s “Top Producer Award” 11 of the past 12 years. Brian is highly regarded in the industry having sold over $100 million in both 2005 and 2007 and approximately ¾’s of a billion dollars during his career. Brian specializes in marketing luxury homes and town homes, building sites, ranches and a special interest in rare country estates.

“After 32 years with only one company, it was important to me to join a highly professional firm that shared my personal philosophy of hard work, superior market knowledge, and a comprehensive marketing program that reaches local, national and international clientele. Additionally, I wanted to join a well-respected team of true professionals with a reputation for integrity and fairness,” said Hazen, newly appointed Vice President/Broker Associate of Mason Morse. “I found those dynamics and more at Mason Morse.”

“Brian Hazen is an ‘Instant Impact Player’,” said Bob Starodoj, President of Mason Morse Real Estate. “He is a valuable addition, and his experience, integrity and diligence are aligned with Mason Morse’s core values and future goals.”

Brian commits fully to each of his clients by offering the highest possible service on a “24/7” basis. When not assisting his clients, Brian spends much of his time giving back to the community, and is active in many local charities and organizations such as St. Mary’s Church, Aspen Education Foundation, Aspen Junior Golf, Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, Aspen Youth Center and the Aspen Historical Society.

“I was honored to be offered the position of Vice President/Broker Associate with Mason Morse and couldn’t be more encouraged or excited about our future in the Aspen, Snowmass and Roaring Fork Valley marketplaces,” said Hazen. “and there will be more great announcements soon.”

Over the past fifty years, Mason Morse has seen its share of local ups and downs in the economy and real estate industry. In spite of the current climate, Mason Morse Real Estate is approaching the new year with energy and enthusiasm. “People rely on those they trust,” said Bob Starodoj, President of Mason Morse Real Estate. “We have the staying power to prosper throughout the recession, and the proven track record to support our clients in this challenging market.” Hazen adds, “Notwithstanding the current economy, I sincerely believe we will be one of the first markets to recover due to our outstanding community, quality of life, and our many desirable amenities.”

Brian Hazen, Vice President/Broker Associate of Mason Morse Real Estate can be reached at 970.379.1270.

In 2008, Mason Morse completed more transactions in the Roaring Fork Valley than any other real estate company. Mason Morse is number one in sales transactions, and currently represents over $900 million in listings, including our Ranch division.

Mason Morse Real Estate is an established leader in real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley. Established in 1961 with over 70 sales professionals, Mason Morse has five offices from Aspen to Glenwood, including the Ranch Company recognized as one of the leading ranch real estate sales teams. For more information, visit