Dan moved to Telluride in 1996 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin and began his real estate career shortly after in 1998 finding that he wanted to share with others his deep passion for the Telluride lifestyle. Bringing his Midwest work ethic to Telluride, Dan has consistently been a top sales producer at Telluride Real Estate Corp. and is recognized as a leading performer in the Telluride brokerage community. Dan’s greatest strength is his ability to cultivate lasting relationships with both sellers and buyers and brings extensive market knowledge and an incredible amount of integrity to every transaction. Clients often describe him as honest, sincere, an attentive listener, level headed, patient and extremely service minded.
In 2007, Dan was asked to be a Partner and Vice President of the Telluride Real Estate Company (TREC). In 2016 Dan was recognized as “Agent of the Year” for TREC, in 2017 he was recognized as a Christie’s International Real Estate “Luxury Specialist” and a “Listing Specialist” for TREC, and in 2019 was inducted into Christie’s International Real Estate “Master’s Circle,” a select group of 4700 elite, top performing, luxury real estate specialists in the Christies’ global network.
Dan is involved in his community and has served on several non-profit community boards including being president of the One-to-One Mentoring Program and either serving or being a part of the organization for over 15 years. He is currently a board member of the Ski Ranches HOA and the chairman of the Ski Ranches Design and Review Committee.
Dan enjoys just about any activity in which he is able to get into nature and the mountains. He is an avid skier, mountain biker, golfer, yogi, hiker, and fly fisherman. His greatest love is being a devoted family man and raising his daughter, Eva (16) and son, Leif (14) with his wife, Erika who is the co-owner and producer of the Telluride Yoga Festival. Look for Dan hiking his kids up fourteener’s or trying to out-ski them down the mountain.