Kent Petersmeyer - Managing Broker - Vail Valley, Denver, Boulder and Other Colorado Sub-Markets
Kent is based in Edwards, CO, but his team is working multiple sub-markets in Colorado including: The Vail Valley, Steamboat Springs, Denver, Parker, Lone Tree, Castle Rock, Arvada, Westminster and Boulder.
Kent has a 22 year track record in the residential real estate industry. He has gained a wealth of experience from assignments in Arizona, Utah, California, Florida, Washington and Colorado.
Kent grew up in Northern California and matriculated to the University of California at Santa Barbara after high school. While at UCSB majoring in Political Science, he played on the Division I intercollegiate basketball team and achieved Phi Beta Kappa honors.
Subsequently, Kent was accepted to the Harvard Business School and earned his MBA degree in 1978. He excelled in managerial economics and operations management (supply chain). Prior to graduation, he was recruited to join the Cummins Engine Company based in Columbus, IN.
While at Cummins, he became the Materials Manager for the $500M/year central parts distribution center (PDC) and subsequently ran the International Service Parts Business.
In 1983 Kent made a transition to the personal computer industry based in Silicon Valley. He went into the field in 1988 to run the branch office in Cincinnati, OH. He then became District Manager for the Ohio Valley and then Regional President for another firm based in Troy, MI.
In 1993, Kent moved into the luxury end of the residential real estate industry in the role of Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Inside Sales for Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ. During his tenure, annual sales of custom homesites, semi-custom homes and private club memberships literally exploded. Sales increased from under $50M to more than $180M per year.
Kent’s subsequent assignments in the industry included being on the start-up team for Promontory – The Ranch Club in Park City, UT followed by a stint in Destin, FL working for a developer of Gulf-front condo/hotel properties. More recently, he was the senior advisor and Acting VP for Real Estate Development, Marketing & Sales for a boutique resort community based in Honduras.
Kent and his wife relocated to Colorado in early 2014. Kent provides outstanding vision, leadership and coaching for The Cascade Team’s agents/brokers based on Colorado.Read More