My Bio:

Michael is a Professional.  

He’s an industry leader; And a Nationally-Recognized, and highly-experienced, Ranch Broker & Accredited Land Consultant, in the business for 32 years, with the transactions, volume, and honors to prove it. 

In addition to being a recognized expert Broker in Mountain Ranch Property in the Rocky Mountains, in 2008 Michael served as National President of the REALTORS ® Land Institute, of the National Association of REALTORS®, an exclusive national organization whose members include the most prominent land brokerage professionals in the industry.

Specializing in Ranch Brokerage of large ranch & land tracts in the Western United States for most of his career, Michael has a proven knack for knowing the entire ranch market with a specialty in valuations; and for using specialized analytic tools he has developed specifically for his clients, over the years, be they Ranch Buyers or Ranch Sellers. His insights from a career in the sector are a real added value for his clients.

He holds the esteemed Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the REALTORS® Land Institute, of the National Association of REALTORS®.

And twice he’s been honored as the Colorado Land REALTOR® of the Year.

Michael's national and regional leadership roles have helped him develop an extensive network of ranch brokers; a large and tangible benefit to his clients, in that he truly knows the market and has the reach. His unique focus on Value and Client service, combined with his penchant for ongoing education, guarantee you an unequalled level of service AND insight.

In addition to ranch transactions, Michael has substantial experience with ranchland development. He has consulted for and sold numerous preserved ranchland community projects over the years, ranging from 700 to 6,000 acres.

       CREDENTIALS (so what!  Here’s what it really means):

Following is a list of events, honors, designations, and varied other qualifying credentials, AND YES, THEY ALL MEAN ONE THING to YOU:  Proven Credibility.  They are important to you, when you really compare brokers for your job.  Here’s why:

  • The  Leadership Events represents a huge nationwide network of brokers Michael knows and works with, who know him and what he does; developed over many years, an uncommonly large and useful working network worked for you; This broadens your exposure to opportunity & property; 

  • The Designations/Accreditations represent a completed foundation of specialized knowledge within the niche you are interested; A residential broker is not qualified with specialized knowledge for land sales.  So how do they determine Land value?

  • The  Honors represent accomplishment and experience: doing for others what he can do for you.

  • Here then, quantified in this section, is where you find the Experience, Exposure, Knowledge and Insight mentioned at the beginning of this summary.


Events & Honors: Various milestones throughout his distinguished career include:

  • 2008 National President: REALTORS® Land Institute of the National Association of REALTORS®

  • 1999 & 2002 Colorado RLI Land-REALTOR ®-of-the-Year

  • Omega Tau Rho recipientin 1999 for Outstanding Service to the National Association of REALTORS ®

  • 2010 Top Brokerages in the Country: by the Land Report

  • 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002 PresidentColorado REALTORS ® Land Institute

  • 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 Chairman-of-the-Boardof the Colorado REALTORS ® Land Institute.

  • 2010-2012 National Director of Business Development: United Country Real Estate.

Professional Designations(indicators of extra credentials, skills, knowledge, and experience):

  • ALC Designation in 1997 (Accredited Land Consultant)

  • CRS designation in 1991 (Certified Residential Specialist)

  • GRI designation in 1989 (Graduate REALTORS ® Institute)

  • CLS (Colorado Land Specialist) Honor in 1995

  • EMS (Equity Marketing Specialist) 1997-2008



  • Licensed in the state of Washington in 1976

  • Licensed as a Colorado broker since 1987

  • Licensed as a Wyoming broker in 1994

  • Licensed as a Montana broker in 2000



  • REALTORS ® Land Institute (RLI) since 1993

  • Board Member: REALTORS ® of Central Colorado (ROCC);

  • Colorado Association of REALTORS ®;

  • National Association of REALTORS ®

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