Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Colorado Properties, Mike spent thirty years in sales and marketing positions at the corporate level. He began his career selling and marketing consumer products in New York City. During his time in the Big Apple he was involved in the success of numerous recognizable brands i.e.: Nyquil Colds Products, Oral B Toothbrushes, and Norelco Shavers. His responsibilities ranged from District Sales Manager, to Marketing Manager, and ultimately Vice President of Sales and Marketing for these companies.
However, his love for the mountains brought him to Colorado as the President of a manufacturers’ representative agency that was the sales arm for brands like: Norelco, Casio, Magnavox, Nintendo, Genie, and numerous other smaller companies. The company grew five fold over the thirteen years he was President and expanded to cover the entire intermountain region with offices in Denver, Phoenix, and Salt Lake.
He joined The Genie Company as an equity partner and assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Sales. In two years at the company he was successful in doubling the sales volume and establishing a strategy for selling the company. The company was sold to the Overhead Door Corporation and Mike assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for the $500 million plus corporation. His responsibilities where managing the sales of five companies within the corporation and actively positioning it for sale. The corporation was sold to an international conglomerate and after a transition period, Mike retired from corporate life thirty years to the day after his graduation from Cornell University.
As member of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Colorado Properties he has been recognized as a member of the Chairman’s Circle for transactions, the Leading Edge Society, and twice the leading transaction broker in the state of Colorado for the Corporation.
Mike has served on two Metro Boards, Property Owners Association, Eagle County Financial Advisory Board, Edwards Community Authority, Chair of the Vail Board of REALTORS®, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for VBR, and Member of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Legislative Policy Committee. In 2016 Mike was recognized as REALTOR of the Year for the Vail Board of REALTORS.
Mike’s tenure in the valley has allowed him to watch the growth and development that makes this the greatest resort area in the world. He offers his clients a unique perspective when selecting the right home for their lifestyle, professionally marketing their commercial property or working through the entitlement and sales process for a development