Dynamic ... Connected ... Creative.. Knowledgeable ... Caring. All words that aptly describe the energy and enthusiasm that Cindy and Terry Oakes, "The Oakes Group," both bring to their residential real estate careers and their personal lives!!
Cindy Oakes brings over 30 years of sales and sales training experience to her role with LIV Sothebys International Realty. Prior to LIV Sothebys, Cindy worked for Steelcase (the world's largest office furniture manufacturer) building and maintaining relationships with clients who needed a partner who could truly support their global workplace strategies. Her success in marketing and sales led her to several awards and a position in Learning and Development where she trained sales leaders and mentored new hires. Cindy's extensive sales and training background has taught her a valuable lesson - always put the client first, listen to them and be their advocate.
Cindy was born and raised in Chicago. She moved to Denver to attend the University of Denver. She has a Bachelor's Degree from DU in French and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Cindy is LEED AP ID+C accredited giving her extensive knowledge in green building practices and requirements. Cindy is a polished professional: highly ambitious, infinitely organized, brilliantly observant and totally prepared. Cindy listens, finds the things that are truly meaningful and connects in an authentic way.
Cindy is married to Terry Oakes, her business partner and a top producing LIV Sotheby's broker. They have two adult children. Daughter, Madeleine, is a Territory Manager for Ebanista, a high-end residential furniture company. Son, Alan, is a designer for Starbucks in southern California. Cindy spends her spare time volunteering for the Challenge Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping smart, ambitious, and hard-working teens break the cycle of poverty through educational opportunities. She loves to travel, read and ski. Cindy is also a dedicated member of the Alliance Française where she enjoys cultivating her knowledge of the French language and culture.
Cindy and Terry are delighted to be affiliated with LIV Sotheby's International Realty. Their partnership, The Oakes Group, is dedicated to providing the quintessential real estate experience!! Whether a client is buying or selling a $200,000 condo or $7 million mansion .. Cindy and Terry work to understand each client's needs, creatively find solutions and dedicate their combined energy to getting the job done!!