Colorado Group Realty Adds New Owners
Posted by Laurie Peter — June 9, 2010
Brokers become shareholders
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO— Dean Laird and Eliese Pivarnik are the newest broker/owners at Colorado Group Realty, Steamboat Springs’ largest independent real estate company.
Dean has worked in the real estate industry since 1996, in the resort markets of Columbia River Gorge, OR, Dillion, CO and now Steamboat Springs since 2001.
A Colorado native, Dean obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology with an engineering certification from Colorado State University. His work history ranges from computer-aided design (CAD) and the boating industry to construction management.
“The owners and associates at Colorado Group work well together sharing their knowledge and expertise as a group. We combine resources to offer the best services to our customers” said Laird. “My ski in/ski out office location at the Sheraton Resort is also a plus!”
Eliese and her family moved to Steamboat Springs in 2004 to take advantage of the Colorado mountain lifestyle. She has worked in the Steamboat Springs real estate market since 2005. She holds a degree in business management and a background in sales.
“Dean and Eliese are two of our more tech savvy brokers and we couldn’t be more excited tohave them join our ownership group. They will both add tremendous strength and backing of the CGR marketing system and strong team work ethic to their listings and we look forward to assisting them in growing their businesses even more” said Scott Wither, broker/owner and Board of Directors member.
As part of Colorado Group Realty, Dean and Eliese’s professional services are backed by the company's fulltime support team and software systems. The brokerage has over 64 owner and associate brokers, a chief operating officer, a front office manager and marketing department, plus a network of over 450 real estate offices around the world.
About Colorado Group Realty
Colorado Group Realty, the largest 100% locally owned real estate firm in Steamboat Springs, has a deep commitment to improve the quality of life in the Yampa Valley. The company operates 4 offices in the area. In 2006, the Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation was formed. Over $50,000 has been given to non profit organizations in the Yampa Valley since 2006.