Mark has been enjoying the Vail Valley for over 30 years, becoming a full time resident in 1994, arriving from Southern California to pursue his passion for skiing and desire to teach and coach skiing. Mark enjoyed being a part time Ski Instructor while in College, gaining a background in marketing and life from San Diego State University. Mark’s ski career continued in Vail and Beaver Creek as a Ski Instructor, building relationships and raising the bar on luxury customer service skills. Participating in International resort exchange programs enabled Mark to live and teach skiing in St Moritz Switzerland, Gerlos Tyrol Austria, and Thredbo Australia. A career in resort real estate was a natural fit for Mark as he was known to his International and Domestic network of upscale clients as a Mountain Luxury lifestyle Consultant.
Mark has been a licensed Real Estate Broker for over 2 decades, with a proven track record of experience and expertise in the Vail Valley’s real estate market, closing a variety of transactions, from high end resort sales to local properties and vacant land. Prior to joining LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, Mark earned the Graduate,REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation and Resort and Second-home Property Specialist (RSPS) certification while managing his own firm, Grimaldi International Real Estate. Mark’s fun energetic positive mental attitude, integrity and attention to detail has earned him numerous referrals from his clients where Mark is known for a tireless work ethic and getting it done. Mark provides his clients with exceptional services, combining LIV Sotheby’s International Realty’s unmatched marketing partnerships and Broker support with the strength of Sotheby’s International Realty’s global brand power.
Mark lives in the Singletree area of Edward with his wife Cheryl and two sons Max and Luke. When he has some free time from helping clients and solving problems, Mark enjoys many of the Colorado mountain sports and activities and loves watching his boys excel in various high school sports notably ice hockey, football, X/C running and track.