Colorado Group Realty Awards Outstanding Brokers of 2015


1451509855STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO — Colorado Group Realty a top performing real estate company in the Yampa Valley has presented seven individuals and two teams with awards that show leadership and strength within the firm and the entire market.

The Rising Star award is given to a broker who is new to Colorado Group Realty and has made an outstanding contribution to the company in a short period of time. This year’s recipient was Donna Mae Hoots.  “It’s been a true pleasure working with Donna Mae this past year. Her commitment to serving her customers along with her tireless work ethic within the community has proven to be contagious.” said Lee Findell, Broker/Owner.

The Top Producing Team award was presented to The Metzler Team. This is the ninth time the Metzler team has received this award. “I attribute the high level of success year after year to the strength and reliability of the entire Metzler team,” Nick Metzler, Broker/Owner added, “This team is built with high quality team members that know real estate and our community and don’t waste the time of our clients. Nick stated that, “each team member specializes in the transaction process, which allows us to deliver at a more strategic level for our clients buying and selling properties. We have great clients and I’m very grateful for each one of them.”

The Top Producer Individual Award was presented to Coleman Cook and Dean Laird. Colorado Group Realty awards the individual that produces the most within the company for the year, and this year it was a tie! “Coleman has not only had an outstanding production year, but has also proven to make Colorado Group Realty and Steamboat a better place with his strives for success both in and out of the office,” Annamarie Shunny Broker/Owner stated. “Dean has bestowed his commitment and success upon the entirety of Colorado Group Realty,” Dave Hartley Broker/Owner stated. “His success is admirable.”

Most Transactions Individual and Most Transactions Team were given to two successful groups this year.   The Paoli Group was awarded the most transactions for a team. Chris Paoli stated that “2015 was a great year, working as a team with strong systems allowed us to provide a very high level of service to a lot of clients.” Martin Dragnev brought in the most transactions as an individual broker this year. “Martin’s passion and work ethic are unlike anyone else, he radiates his energy onto all of us to try and multi task like he does. Martin is a father of twins and was able to receive this prestigious award, pretty inspiring!” stated Nancy Westphale, Broker/Owner. 

The Most Referrals was delegated to Shelley Stanford for getting the most referrals in 2015. This award goes to the recipient who has held the most referrals in the office and who has presented the Colorado Group brand outside of Routt County.

The Broker of the Year award was awarded to Bo & Sue Stempel. The honor is bestowed upon an individual or team who make superior contributions of their time, energy and efforts.  The Stempel’s involvement in the community, drive and commitment for making Colorado Group #1, made them stand out as a top candidate for Broker of the Year.

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 3 offices in the area.  Since 2006, Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation has granted over $100,000 to non-profit organizations in the Yampa Valley.