30 brokers are recognized for their 20-plus years of dedication and service to customers of the Vail Valley’s premier real estate firm Avon, CO (December 2006) – On a recent evening, Slifer Smith & Frampton hosted a celebration dinner to honor and thank 30 brokers who have worked for the premier real estate firm for 20 years or more. The evening included recognition, reminiscence, gratitude and even some tears as everyone in the room shared in the dedication, service and pride that the 30 individuals represent.“We have a tremendous team of brokers, and the loyalty this company shares internally is part of what makes Slifer Smith & Frampton so successful,” said Harry Frampton, Partner of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate. “It’s been a pleasure to work with these 30 individuals for more than 20 years, as well as everyone else associated with the company.”Rod Slifer, another partner in the company, added, “We are delighted to have such longevity in our firm and look forward to continued friendships and success for all of these wonderful men and women.”Jim Flaum, president and managing broker of Slifer Smith & Frampton, and also a 20-year-plus veteran of the company, continued, “Our team of brokers have established Slifer Smith & Frampton as the premier residential brokerage firm in the Vail Valley and Summit County. It’s based on their knowledge and expertise that our customers have been able to realize their hopes and dreams when it comes to buying or selling a mountain home.”Laughter and stories filled the evening with the 30 brokers that include Doris Bailey, Steve Cardinale, Carol Collins, Dusty Delario, Bob Dorf, Don Galgan, Jeannine Hallenbeck, Bryan Hobbs, Kenton Hopkins, Cathy Jones Coburn, Dick Kesler, Bruce King, Mary Ann Koson, Helena Krebs, George Lamb, Ed Levy, Jerry Mullikin, Larry Peterson, Rick Pirog, Karen Poage, Lee Rimel, Jim Schorsch, Jim Sheahan, Scott Skelton, Ric Souto, Ed Swinford, Carroll Tyler, Kirk VanHee, Tom Vucich and Don Zerangue. The party, hosted by Rod Slifer, Mark Smith and Harry Frampton, was held at The Left Bank Restaurant in Vail Village.Based on the work of these and many other brokers and individuals, Slifer Smith & Frampton is today the premier real estate firm in the Vail Valley and Summit County. Since the company became Slifer Smith & Frampton/Vail Associates Real Estate in 1994, the company has sold more than $9.2 billion worth of real estate in over 10,500 transactions, and represent more than half of the sales volume in Eagle County annually. A major reason for the company’s success has been its dedication to customers, as well as the strong loyalty the company shares with its employees and team of brokers.Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, the most trusted name in Vail Valley Real Estate for more than 40 years.