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THE LASTING IMPACTS OF REMOTE LEARNING ONE YEAR ON

DENVER’S 1,024 TOP-SELLING REAL ESTATE AGENTS

WILL VACCINE-AVERSE COLORADANS GET THE COVID-19 SHOT?

BY ROBERT SANCHEZ

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BY DALIAH SINGER

THE DENVER MAGAZINE

THE 2021

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the life you love LIV Sotheby’s International Realty proudly congratulates our outstanding brokers recognized by 5280 as Denver’s Top Real Estate Producers.


DOUBLE BLACK DIAMOND - INDIVIDUALS Individual agents achieving a minimum of $20 million or more in sales volume. Chris Angelovic Michael Berman Mckinze Casey Tamara Cooper Jennifer Davenport Anne Dresser Kocur Jeff Erickson

Wanda Ford Emily Henderson Katie Hoster Sarabeth Jones Douglas D. Kerbs Janet Kritzer Susie Langford

Melinda Lee Nancy Levine Patti Maurer Williams Christine Nicholson Kate Perry Liz Richards Kylie Russell

Eric Scott Lark Stewart Elaine Stucy Deviree Vallejo

BLACK DIAMOND - INDIVIDUALS Individual agents achieving a minimum of $10 million or more in sales volume. Jennifer Antonio Ann Atkinson Eva Barkman Scott Bernard Kelly Birner Michelle Bodin Kay Bohan Gina Burke Whitney Cain Tricia Campbell Joy Castillo Anna Centron Maureen Clark Linda Clure

Todd Crosbie Ben Day Nicholas Dembeck Nick Duncan Ron Feldman Claudia Garza Jon Goldberg Todd Groth Angela Hacker Taylor Heslop Crystal Hodge Randy Jeffery Lisa Jones Justin Joseph

Shawn Kelley Connie Kraska Allie Kronberg Robin Lake Taylor Lawton Nicole Leininger Adana Leonard Amie MacKenzie Rochelle McNaughton Chris Merman Casey Miller Adam Moore Ammy Nguyen Casey Perry

Scott Petersen Steve Redmond Stacy Owen Resop Marcela Robbins Symantha Rodriguez Michelle Seward Barb Silverman Deborah Simon Larry Simpson Leisa Sollenberger Shannon Tiger Sara Vaughn Maria Vitale Annie Zrubek

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Teams of agents achieving a minimum of $30 million or more in sales volume.

Teams of agents achieving a minimum of $15 million or more in sales volume.

Trish Bragg & Maggie Armstrong Delroy Gill & Stuart Crowell Heather Graham & Sean Endsley The Behr Team The Blank & Bingham Team The Wolfe-Bouc Group

Tom & Denise Barnwell Steve & Dee Ciancio Jane Brennan & Beckett Brennan Terry & Cindy Oakes Ben & Erin Rule Richard & Elaine Swomley

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D E N V E R ’S TO P T E A M Jacci Geiger | 303.840.7777 Mary Jones | 303.886.2323 Wendy Glazer | 303.906.9000 Sana Wood | 303.881.3514 DenversTopTeam.com


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Ron Smookler | 303.947.6611 Allison Smookler | 303.956.1516 Zach Gilbert | 303.503.9006 Greg Yoshida | 303.875.4879 TheMoveGroupCo.com

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Staci Burns | 303.810.0768 Sandy Kruse | 303.717.8886 Steven Kruse | 303.319.3333 Jim Nussbaum | 303.885.0073 KruseOnHome.com


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Elizabeth Hotz | 303.601.5253 Larry Hotz | 303.877.9344 Meredith Hotz | 303.359.7373 LarryHotz.com

Martha Potter-Goldstein | 303.918.9005 Amy Hulsey | 303.810.8463 Brian Rosen | 303.408.1781 DwellColorado.com

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Doug Hutchins | 303.886.3437 Leslie Monaco | 720.273.6907 DougHutchinsHomes.com

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Kentwood brokers continue to lead the way in production, professionalism and passion in real estate.

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Food Lover’s Guide To 2021 Culinary creativity in Colorado is at an all-time high, thanks to the artisans, chefs, and growers crafting delicious things for us to cook and eat. Stock up on these treats for your tastiest year yet. BY PATRICIA KAOWTHUMRONG & DENISE MICKELSEN

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DEPTS. COMPASS 31 TECHNOLOGY

U.S. Drone Soccer goes airborne in Colorado. Its mission? Help students fall in love with STEM.

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32 STYLE

The unique sartorial needs of certain consumers are seemingly ignored by the fashion industry—except for these three Colorado companies patching holes in the market.

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34 TRAVEL

Backcountry spots at Rocky Mountain National Park are limited. We found four alternative adventures.

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41 WHAT’S HOT

Fox Run Café is the upscale diner of Denver’s dreams.

42 ESSAY

From tomato to barbecue to vindaloo, 5280’s restaurant critic trains his palate on the mother of all flavor builders: sauce. BY SCOTT MOWBRAY

100 DINING GUIDE

Our extensive list of area restaurants, including contact information, cuisine categories, and neighborhood designations.

38 CITY

The leaders of the Clayton Members Club & Hotel, a new social club in Denver, believe being private and diverse isn’t an oxymoron.

COLUMN 50 HEALTH

Colorado is home to a strong, outspoken group opposed to vaccines—a reality that could impact the success of ongoing COVID-19 immunizations. BY DALIAH SINGER

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Stemming The Flow

Clockwise from left: Halfdays, Pepper, and Patti & Ricky

Stitch Fixed

The greatest depths of despair can be found in the fitting room. But the issue goes beyond tight waistbands for certain consumers, with their unique sartorial needs seemingly ignored by the fashion industry. That is, except for these three Colorado companies patching holes in the market. —LAUREN PUCKETT FRUSTRATION Adaptive fashion—clothing options made specifically for people living with disabilities and medical conditions—is difficult to find and often drab when you do. “Most of the fashion industry isn’t even thinking about functionality,” Patti & Ricky founder Alexandra Herold says. FIX: Herold launched Patti & Ricky, an online marketplace featuring chic adaptive fashion brands, in 2017. Named after two of Herold’s late family members with disabilities, the Denver-based website carries jeans with an elastic waistband for people who use wheelchairs, dress shirts with easy-close Velcro fasteners, emergency alert pendants that look like jewelry, arm slings with cute patterns, and much more. pattiandricky.com

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Women of all sizes have small chests, but the bra industry clearly hasn’t noticed: Cup sizes typically increase with band length, forcing someone with a larger torso to settle for a cup they can’t fill out or too-tight straps that cause painful rubbing and bruising. FIX: Pepper founders Jaclyn Fu and Lia Winograd launched a Kickstarter in 2017, promising to make bras with longer bands and small cups (including half-cup sizes). By day 13, the Denver duo had raised $47,320 from 950 backers. “There was this huge, unheard community of women who wanted a better-fitting bra,” Fu says. Bonus: Pepper’s online fit quiz helps customers pinpoint which design is best for them. wearpepper.com

Outdoor clothing for women often follows the “shrink it and pink it” method. “They take a men’s jacket, make it smaller, and dye it pink,” Halfdays co-founder Ariana Ferwerda says. The result is baggy winterwear that’s awkward to move in—not ideal for crisp turns down a mountain. FIX: Halfdays launched this past November with sleek styles that strive to give women more confidence on the slopes. The Alessandra ski pant’s ($215) higher rise fits over hips, while the slim leg eases maneuvering. The Lawrence jacket ($345) has a flattering cut that hugs curves instead of drowning the wearer in material. Plus, the waterproof line boasts popular earthy hues (along with a fun yellow) instead of the usual pink. halfdays.com

Ashley Beirne can’t recall one time during her teenage years when the tampons she used weren’t donated. Back then, she didn’t have stable housing and lacked the money to buy her own menstrual products, a problem two-thirds of low-income women in the United States experience. “Not being able to afford products for something that you have absolutely no control over—it feels inhumane,” says Beirne, now 30. Determined that others shouldn’t feel that shame, in 2019 Beirne and her friend Geoff Davis started Period Kits, a Denver nonprofit that supplies free period products for Coloradans experiencing poverty. Before the pandemic, the organization hosted events at local spots like Copper Door Coffee Roasters, where volunteers packed three months’ worth of tampons, pads, liners, and underwear (worth roughly $27) into bags, which Period Kits gave to shelters and those living in tents. These days, the kit-building parties are held via Zoom (keep an eye on Period Kits’ Facebook page to join the next one). Davis also points supporters to the nonprofit’s Amazon Wishlist; the product donations delivered via the platform have contributed to the 3,000-plus kits the team has distributed since its founding. “It’s about health and dignity,” Davis says. “Period.” —CAROLINE BOURQUE

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This 73,391-acre wilderness is basically Denver’s collective backyard, so you likely know that backcountry camping permits have been mandatory since the mid-1980s. What you might not know is that no permits are needed for groups of seven or less between September 16 and May 31. Better yet, autumn sees far fewer crowds. We love the eight-mile, waterfall- and wildflower-lined climb to Upper Diamond Lake for a speedy overnight trip. A Thrill Flat Tops Wilderness

Just three feet wide at its narrowest, with 80-foot-tall cliffs falling away on either side, Flat Tops’ Devils Causeway gives RMNP’s Keyhole Route a run for its money in terms of sheer pucker factor. The reward for those brave enough? Views of Little Causeway Lake, stunted basalt domes, and alpine meadows below. Baruch suggests adding it as a detour (stash your pack for better balance) from a longer multiday loop to take advantage of the area’s lakes. Easy water access means staying hydrated isn’t the chore it can be elsewhere in the state. An Icon Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness

Landing your dream backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) isn’t quite as unlikely as winning Mega Millions—but it’s always been difficult. Peak-season permits go on sale March 1 at 8 a.m. sharp, and in a normal year, dozens of diehards would be lined up outside the park’s permit office near the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center for the in-person lottery, hoping to gain a needed edge (one the National Park Service says doesn’t exist) over the thousands of would-be adventurers booking online. But 2021 isn’t a normal year. Not only has COVID-19 forced RMNP to suspend in-person reservations, parts of the park were devastated by the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires, meaning dozens of Rocky’s 270-plus backcountry campsites are closed due to fire damage. With that in mind, Joshua Baruch, owner and senior guide at Boulder-based outfitter Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, says backpackers could head for RMNP’s (mostly) unscathed and less-trafficked northwest side. But with burn scars, dust, and destroyed infrastructure making for difficult conditions, Baruch says this may be the year to skip Navigating a talus in the Maroon Rocky altogether. Fortunately, Colorado is filled with world-class backpacking destina- field Bells–Snowmass Wilderness tions—no permit required. —NICHOLAS HUNT

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A Comfortable Campsite Lost Creek Wilderness

“Cozy” isn’t a word you’d expect to hear describing a hiking trail, but that’s the adjective Baruch uses for the Goose Creek portion of the 28mile Lost Creek Loop. “It’s not some stark alpine zone,” he says. Expect to see an evergreen forest dotted with meadows, aspen stands, and granite outcroppings and arches. The lower elevation also means it’s a good option for early- and late-season excursions when snow blankets other hiking spots.

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ORAL HISTORY It wasn’t a great time to get huge crowds. Jeanne McEvoy, then executive director of the Colorado Licensed Beverage Association: The situation was becoming a health concern. We were supposed to be social distancing, and everyone was pushing their way into liquor stores and dispensaries. Our lobbyist funneled those concerns to the mayor.

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It all started with a bad joke. “As much as I might think [alcohol] is essential for me,” Mayor Michael Hancock said during a March 23, 2020, press conference announcing a stay-at-home order for Denver County, “it’s not essential for everyone.” Minutes earlier, the city attorney had explained that liquor stores and recreational dispensaries would temporarily shutter, starting the next day at 5 p.m., as part of the city’s COVID-19 response. So, the mayor continued, people should stock up before prohibition went into effect. The wild scene that ensued forced the administration to reverse the ill-considered decision after only a matter of hours. To toast the one-year anniversary of that tipsy-turvy day, we asked those behind the scenes to recount the crazy afternoon. —SHANE MONAGHAN

For three hours last March, prohibition appeared imminent. Cue the panic.

Mayor Michael Hancock: We should’ve said, We’ll get back to you on that one, at the [press conference]. Alan Salazar, Hancock’s chief of staff: Our team had worked on the shutdown order with the city attorney and governor’s office. The truth is, none of us actually pointed out to the mayor what we recommended with regard to closing liquor stores

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before he spoke. It just didn’t occur to me that some of these places would feel so essential. Alex Levine, co-founder and CEO of Green Dragon Colorado: Every dispensary we run immediately had 4/20-level traffic, maybe busier. There is a maximum amount each person can buy, so tons of people came in with their spouses or friends to get more product.

Ron Vaughn, co-owner of Argonaut Wine & Liquor in Capitol Hill: Within five minutes, we had a line around the store. Within a couple more minutes, there was a news helicopter flying overhead. Everyone was buying massive cases of beer or tons of liquor. Sometimes both. Levine: We were trying to institute new pandemic policies.

Vaughn: After the mayor reversed his decision [around 5 p.m.] everything calmed down. But our sales increased at least 100 percent during those couple hours. Hancock: I’ll take what happened over other possibilities. We were dealing with weighty issues, disrupting people’s lives and livelihoods. I am glad we can look back on it today and chuckle. We also got some good T-shirts out of it. Eric, owner of the Colorado Coast Etsy shop, who asked us not to use his last name: I came up with the idea for the shirt that day. [It reads, “I Survived The Denver Prohibition March 23, 2020 3 p.m.–5 p.m.”] I decided to make it souvenir style. I’ve sold hundreds of them. Jeff Todd, CBS Denver (KCNC) reporter who covered the event: The whole thing spoke to how unprepared we were for the pandemic in the early days. This, and everyone buying too much toilet paper.

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Salazar: I had to go tell the mayor we needed to change things. The walk from the emergency operations center in the basement of the City and County Building to where he was on the fifth floor felt like one of the longest of my career.


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When Diana Kendall began studying social clubs 30 years ago, they had a certain reputation: Cigar-smoke-filled lounges inhabited by wealthy white men smugly blackballing wannabe members. “Most elite clubs are a place you can go where you don’t have to associate with the general population,” says Kendall, a sociologist at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. “Their exclusivity is part of their allure.” Matt Joblon, the Denver-based developer behind chic Cherry Creek hot spots Halcyon and Moxy hotels, and his partners want their new private venture, the Clayton Members Club & Hotel, to be different. When the 63-room boutique hotel debuts in Cherry Creek this month, the Clayton will offer all the gilded amenities high society might expect—five eateries, a rooftop pool, a fitness center, a coworking space—but the club’s membership will value “character over capital,” says Rachel Smith, the Clayton’s head of membership. That means blending the wealthy with the not-so-wealthy, a diverse group with connections to under-resourced Denver communities who can best help the Clayton achieve its stated values: to collaborate, connect, and give back. Touting diversity is a hallmark of a new brand of elite clubs trying to attract younger members, Kendall says. Take Soho House, a worldwide chain that originated in London and boasts of a diverse membership on its website. Yet the language of inclusivity, Kendall says, can be a smokescreen for less-explicit barriers. Social clubs of old typically registered as nonprofits, while new models like the Clayton are for-profit ventures dependent upon membership fees. Not everyone has that disposable income—and the majority of people who do are white. Enter the Clayton’s nonprofit arm, the Clayton Contributes Fund. One percent of From left: Rachel dues will go to the fund, as will larger donations, including at least $100,000 that JobSmith and Kendra Anderson; a lon, who declined to be interviewed for this story, and others are giving. (The Clayton rendering of the Clayton’s interior makes money from nonmember guests, too—paying to stay at the hotel earns visitors

access to the club’s amenities.) The fund will allow an undisclosed percentage of members to pay less than the $200-per-month membership fee in exchange for, say, hosting events. To ensure minorities don’t feel like they’re fulfilling a quota (there isn’t one), Smith says people of color comprise 50 percent of the membership committee: “We’re depending upon them to reach their individual networks.” That recruitment model has already netted a diverse group of Denverites, such as Kendra Anderson, who owned RiNo’s Bar Helix before it closed during the pandemic. The fund also finances members’ charitable endeavors, and Anderson serves on the committee that monitors the club’s philanthropic impact. “I have an opportunity to connect with like-minded people around our shared vision to live a life that’s about a lot more than food and drink,” Anderson says. It’s the endeavors members decide to support, however, that will ultimately reveal the Clayton’s values. “If those don’t line up with the ideals of diversity and inclusivity,” says Patrick Mahoney, a sociology professor at Colorado State University, “they may have a hard time maintaining a diverse membership.” —ANGELA UFHEIL

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“Fancy food” is an old-fashioned phrase that used to refer to, basically, Spam with pretensions. Our parents—or grandparents, depending on how young you are—would break out the Vienna cocktail sausages, smoked oysters, After Eight mints, and pimento-stuffed olives at martini time, which meant they were ready to party like it was 1969. Since then, the specialty food market has grown into a $127 billion business, according to the trade group that runs the massive, bicoastal Fancy Food Show, a sort of Willy Wonka mecca for food makers who hope to make it big the way that Justin’s, the Boulder-based nut-butter company, did when it sold to the owner of Skippy in 2016 for $286 million. More than a quarter of a billion dollars for those little squeeze packets of ground almonds? Yes, because the U.S. appetite for specialty foods is gigantic, and the niches, from sulfur-free apricots to organic za’atar, are legion. Walk the Fancy Food Show—post-pandemic, of course—and you’ll find that for every 10 misbegotten products like keto-friendly emu jerky treats, there’s a real discovery, like Poirier’s dark Louisiana cane syrup. Which brings me to sauces. In the early 2000s, I was an editor working at a Manhattan media company alongside Maya Kaimal, who was a photo editor until she decided to quit and move into the Indian food business. I remember thinking at the time that the idea was admirable but loony.

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Kaimal saw the future, though, and her excellent Indian simmer sauces are now available nationwide. “The sauce aisle,” she tells me, “has gone from depressing to practically inspiring.” For home cooks, packaged sauces for pasta, rice, meat, seafood, and vegetables of the sort Kaimal makes are a pantry godsend. The best of them bring concentrated, complex flavor right out of the container to your pot or plate and can be modified in minutes with other ingredients you have on hand. I recently spent a day visiting a dozen Denver metro-area stores and then

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tasted more than 30 sauces. Below are a few of my favorites and some ways to use them. Let’s begin with pasta sauces, since that category is enormous. I experienced a 2020 lockdown conversion to Rao’s Homemade that rocked my noodle world after years of doctoring inexpensive pasta sauces with smoky bacon, fresh garlic, Calabrian chiles, and the like. Rao’s costs at least three times more than a cheap jarred sauce on sale, but it has a pure, bright, slow-cooked tomato flavor without pasty overconcentration or sugary additions. There are several flavors, but Costco’s two-jar Rao’s marinara pack is the best bargain in town at $10.80 for a pair of 28-ounce jars. There are local rivals to Rao’s: Familyowned Spinelli’s Market in Park Hill sells house-made sauces, and of its five jarred versions, I enjoyed the Roasted Garlic Fra Diavolo the best ($6.99 for 26 ounces). It tastes strongly of roasted garlic, unlike other sauces that don’t live up to their flavor promises. In Spinelli’s fresh, nonjarred sauce category, meanwhile, the Sun-Dried Fresh Tomato Pesto ($8.99 for an eight-ounce tub) delivered deep roasted-tomato flavor along with the full cheesy-nutty richness of a basilbased pesto. Mercantile Dining & Provision’s thick, smooth Red Tomato Mother Sauce ($10 for 12 ounces at Mercantile; $11.99 at Marczyk Fine Foods), meanwhile, may be a bit pricey for a noodle dinner but goes a long way when smeared onto oiled, toasted slices of French bread or focaccia; add good feta, cured black olives, paper-thin slices of spicy salami, or other salty toppings. I mostly avoided the barbecue and hot sauce categories because both are ridiculously crowded—with a couple of exceptions. I must mention what will henceforth become a staple in my pantry, found at Marczyk: Lillie’s Q Ivory Barbeque Sauce ($8.99 for 17 ounces), made by native Southerners who live in Chicago. Before moving to Colorado, I lived in Birmingham, Alabama, and it was there that I came to appreciate that state’s main claim to barbecue fame: tangy, mayo-based white sauce. It’s nonpareil on a smoked chicken sandwich and also excellent as a salad dressing (add minced fresh garlic and then thin


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the sauce with a bit of water or oil) on what I call an Alabama Caesar. On the hot sauce side, Ninja Squirrel Coconut Sriracha ($4.99 for 18 ounces at Whole Foods Market) caught my eye because I wondered if coconut-milk sweetness would mellow the harshness of Sriracha. The answer is yes, and in a lovely way; try it on stir-fried noodles or squirt it onto an egg-and-cheese breakfast sandwich for a little wake-up zing. Ruby’s Market in Platt Park is a small, homey shop that supports local businesses led by refugees and immigrants, many of which are female-owned. I particularly like the DIY Delish Tomato & Zaatar Simmer Sauce ($8 for 12 ounces) I discovered there; it’s made by three sisters, including Denverite Rajwinder Harika. It’s a finely balanced, intense mixture with robust Middle Eastern spice-market flavors and just the right chile heat. Finish a pan of garlicky lamb meatballs with it and serve with saffroninfused basmati rice. Also in the simmer sauce genre, I enjoy Brooklyn-based Masala Mama Vindaloo cooking sauce ($5.99 for 10 ounces), which I found at Leevers Locavore in Highland. Vindaloo is a complex, vinegary curry from Goa in western India, often prepared with seafood, which is how I like to use this sauce: Pan-fry sliced onions and fillets of firm white fish in ghee or butter until browned, then top with Masala Mama and serve with steamed rice. This past Christmas, the gift of an air fryer led me to make Buffalo-style wings at home. Denver brand Blonde Beard’s makes several flavors of wing sauce, and two are available at the Local Butcher inside Denver Central Market ($6.99 for eight ounces). My family’s favorite is the lightly bitter IPA version, made with Upslope beer, which isn’t too spicy but does have a throat-catching vinegar kick. While shopping at the Local Butcher, I picked up two thin, brined pork chops that had ample bands of the lovely fat that makes pork taste so good. Pan-fried to a deep brown, the chops needed only a dollop of applesauce, and Colorado-made Ela Family Farms’ organic Jonathan Applesauce ($5.99 for 24 ounces at Marczyk)

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H E A LT H participating in community immunity, and they’re vulnerable to infectious diseases.” It is this circumspect and undecided group that has been growing in recent years, according to national data, and questions about the efficacy and safety of the two U.S. authorized (at press time) COVID-19 vaccines have only added to its ranks. That expanding reluctance, paired with Colorado’s historical proclivity for renouncing inoculations, could complicate local health officials’ goals to put shots in millions of arms. THE SHOUTING reverberated through the hearing room and wafted outside to the granite steps and lawn of the Colorado State Capitol. It was early June 2020, and hundreds of mostly maskless people were protesting Senate Bill 163, an effort originally introduced pre-pandemic that would streamline nonmedical vaccine exemptions and set a standard of 95 percent coverage for school-required vaccines. It was a significant enough fight that Robert Kennedy Jr., one of the country’s most prominent anti-vaccinators, made an appearance. It’s not surprising that this skirmish would happen in Colorado. Many people point to the state’s pioneering spirit, libertarian streak, and (until recently) politically purple status as reasons why the medical freedom movement has found an eager audience here. “In general, Colorado has an approach that’s live and let live and don’t tell people how to live their lives—and that plays out in the vaccine debate,” says Toby Rogers, an economist and one of the country’s most outspoken—at least on Twitter—health choice advocates. Rogers, who lives in Southern California but was involved in the fight against SB 163, is among those who believe the MMR vaccine causes autism—a notion born from a now retracted 1998 study that helped launch the modern anti-vaccination sentiment but which has been disproven numerous times. Says Rogers: “Generally speaking, [Colorado’s] elected officials, at least historically, have been content to allow parents to make their own decisions.” That remains the case. Although all 50 states allow for medical exemptions and the majority grant religious exemptions as well, the Centennial State remains one of the most permissive. It is one of just 15 states that allow for vaccine exemptions based on philosophical beliefs. Starting in 1978, Colorado parents who had personal, religious,

“Vaccines are a victim of their own success because they work.” are reluctant to, vaccinate their children and who advocate for their right to make that choice without government intervention. A little less than two percent of the U.S. population opts not to vaccinate at all, but between 25 and 40 percent of American parents say they have questions about vaccines or intentionally delay or skip specific immunizations. Public health officials refer to this group as “vaccine-hesitant.” “Those parents would not describe themselves as against vaccines; they just would say, ‘I don’t want them as they’re recommended, in combinations, at this age…,’ ” says Jennifer Reich, a sociology professor at the University of Colorado Denver who authored Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines. “It sounds different to the parents, but the result is the same, which is that children aren’t immunized and they’re not 52

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Protesters rally against Senate Bill 163 at the Colorado State Capitol in June 2020.

or philosophical reasons for not vaccinating their children simply had to submit a signed form one time to their kids’ schools or licensed childcare facilities; in 2016 that became an annual requirement. Last year’s Senate Bill 163, which was signed into law in late June, combines all of the various nonmedical objections into a single exemption bucket; it also requires either a medical provider’s signature on the form or for parents to complete an evidence-based education module about vaccinating developed by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE). Medical freedom advocates protested because they viewed the legislation as a step toward axing nonmedical exemptions altogether, which would have Colorado following in the footsteps of states like California, Maine, and Mississippi. “I think the concern right now is what’s next,” says Republican state Representative Dave Williams, who sponsored a separate Vaccine Consumer Protection Act bill that failed during the 2020 regular session. (Among other things, Williams’ legislation would have required patients under 18 to complete vaccination contraindication checklists and prohibited the recommendation or administration of a vaccine to a person younger than 18 without a parent or guardian’s consent.) “There are a lot of families out there that saw the passage of 163,” Williams says, “and they’re concerned that there’s going to be another rollback that chips away ever so slightly at the rights they enjoy now.” Those involved in the bill’s crafting say the goal was to make the exemption process more rigorous, not to eradicate exemptions. “That’s not the intention,” says Stephanie Wasserman, executive director

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That means the number of people who are considering not getting vaccinated is close to the cutoff for undermining herd immunity, which occurs when enough people are immune to a disease that continued spread is prevented. “Vaccines are a victim of their own success because they work, and so parents don’t see these diseases anymore that historically killed thousands or millions of children and, in some cases, adults as well,” says Dr. Sean O’Leary, a pediatric infectious disease specialist with Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “We need to do everything we can to stop [this pandemic], and a vaccine is probably our best way for this to end.” Not everyone agrees with that conclusion; in fact, Colorado is considered one of the country’s most vaccine-averse states. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during the 2019’20 school year Colorado had one of the lowest coverages in the country for MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccinations among kindergartners, at around 91 percent. In total, up to 10 percent of kids across the state have not received various school-required immunizations. Some of their parents are part of a small but vocal bloc known as the medical freedom or health choice movement—made up of individuals who would never, or who


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H E A LT H of Immunize Colorado, a nonprofit that works to increase childhood vaccination rates, and a supporter of the legislation. “The truth about Senate Bill 163 is it represented a unique Colorado solution, and we listened to stakeholders and the governor who said they didn’t want to get rid of the ability for parents to claim a nonmedical exemption. We came up with this compromise that’s driven by science and evidence.” Even if that’s the case, the clash of ideologies is providing a contentious backdrop for the current conversations surrounding COVID-19 vaccines, which Rogers calls the “[vaccine] debate on steroids.” GABRIEL LOCKHART didn’t expect his first year as a “fully functioning adult doctor” to be spent in the chaos of a global pandemic. Following the completion of his fellowship in pulmonary critical care, he moved to Denver in July 2019 to take over as director of the intensive care unit at Saint Joseph Hospital. He traveled to New York City twice in spring 2020 to lend his expertise in the city’s overflowing ICUs. Seeing what he’s seen and knowing what he knows, he’s frustrated by those who continue to downplay the seriousness of the pandemic or don’t wear masks or question the efficacy of vaccines. But he does empathize with that last group’s concerns: The pulmonologist and critical care intensivist, who is Black and Latino, knows firsthand the skepticism people of color, in particular, have for America’s health care system. “I have family members who are actively saying, ‘Oh, I’m not going to get the vaccine,’ ” Lockhart says. “My mother is one of them.” Vaccine refusal or reluctance typically has been highest among white, college-educated, higher-income individuals—and those who adhere to a “natural” lifestyle—but experts are now seeing rising rates among lower-income and more conservative families. Hesitancy around the COVID-19 inoculations is also particularly acute among communities of color. Although they’ve been hardest hit by the pandemic—Black and Latino individuals are three times as likely as white people to become infected with the virus and two times more likely to die—they’re also among those most distrustful of the new vaccines. A fall 2020 survey by the CDPHE found that Black and Hispanic Coloradans were the least willing to be vaccinated, with only about 50 percent expressing interest. Much of that reluctance stems from a history of gross mistreatment and systemic racism by the U.S. health care establishment, from

researchers in the mid-1900s purposely withholding effective care to Black men suffering from syphilis in what became known as the Tuskegee Experiment to the forced sterilization of one-third of females living in Puerto Rico between the 1930s and ’70s. “There are legitimate concerns,” says Lockhart, who was vaccinated the first week Pfizer’s shot became available. “There are several examples of African Americans having worse outcomes within health care. That’s not to be ignored.” It’s why he joined the Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce. The 36-member group was established in the fall to provide communities of color—which make up roughly 29 percent of Colorado’s population—with facts about the vaccines in culturally competent ways and to counter predatory anti-vaccination misinformation campaigns they say the health choice movement is using to target those populations. The group has troubling new statistics to consider, too: As of January 24, state numbers showed that communities of color were receiving the vaccine at notably lower rates than white Coloradans. Says Lockhart: “All I can do is try to educate, try to inform, and have that come from a place of trying to help people who look like me and come from a similar background as me.” THE VACCINE-RESISTANT or -hesitant submit a variety of concerns. They take issue with specific immunizations, considering vaccines like the two-dose chickenpox inoculation unnecessary or wondering why their sons need to be protected against rubella, a mild infection that only has potentially serious repercussions for unborn babies. They believe too many shots are included on the current vaccine schedule, which includes roughly 15 (some requiring multiple doses) between birth and 18 years of age. They worry about potential side effects. They distrust Big Pharma or the U.S. health care system—or both. In recent months, a significant number of Americans have said they simply want to wait and see how others respond to the first phases of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Side effects such as flulike symptoms, pain near the injection site, and the rare risk of anaphylaxis have also raised red flags, even among those who previously never objected to vaccinations. “Everybody has to make the decision for themselves. It’s not my place or anybody’s place to force somebody to take a vaccine,” says Dr. John Hammer, an infectious disease


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physician at Rose Medical Center. But, he adds, “if you look at the side effects of the vaccine and compare that to the potential effects of COVID-19, I think the vaccine is a hands-down winner.” Hillary Rowenhorst sees things differently. The Boulder-area chiropractor has three unvaccinated kids under the age of six. “Fundamentally, it just doesn’t fit well with us, having researched all the vaccines,” she says of her family’s decision. “It doesn’t feel like they’re safe to me. The risk doesn’t outweigh the gain.” Though uncommon, vaccine-caused injuries and deaths do occur. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) was established in the 1980s to address those outcomes. Between 2006 and 2018, health care professionals administered 3.7 billion doses of program-covered vaccines in the United States. Around 7,500 petitions—or 0.0002 percent—were adjudicated through that program during the same time period, and around 5,300 were compensated. The vast majority of reports to the NVICP describe minor reactions, like fevers; around 15 percent note more serious responses, including seizures. Doctors and health officials acknowledge that vaccines, like any medical intervention, come with potential side effects, but they also say the likelihood of a severe reaction is so minute that any risks are far outweighed by the benefits vaccines create for society. Pam Long doesn’t agree with this so-called greater good argument. The president of the Colorado Health Choice Alliance, a nonprofit focused on informed consent and protecting vaccine exemptions and privacy around vaccine decisions, has a 17-year-old son who suffers from encephalopathy (in his case, chronic inflammation of the brain), resulting, she says, from the MMR vaccine he received at 15 months old. Though Long says her son underwent lab tests to make that determination—and encephalitis is a qualifying injury under the NVICP—Children’s Hospital Colorado’s O’Leary notes the MMR vaccine has only been linked to a few cases of a specific form of encephalopathy called measles inclusion body encephalitis in severely immunocompromised patients. “When the question has been examined using large vaccine safety surveillance systems, they haven’t been able to detect an increased risk,” he says. However, for every 1,000 children who contract measles, one to three will develop encephalitis and 10 to 15 percent of those will die. “People in my situation—and I’m speaking for people who have had their child disabled

from a vaccine—they do not value this social contract that people speak of, that I have some obligation to society when society has reneged on their obligation to me,” Long says. “There’s no drug that’s safe for every single person, but we’re pretending vaccines are, and that’s my root issue.” The majority of Americans—more than 80 percent, in pre-pandemic surveys—support vaccinations, but there was a backslide during 2020 that concerns public health officials. During the first six months of the coronavirus crisis, 19 percent fewer childhood and adolescent vaccines were administered in Colorado; that trend occurred at the national level, too. The reasons for the decline are likely myriad—stay-at-home orders and worries about COVID-19 exposures in doctors’ offices could be partly to blame—but the consequences may be far-reaching, because having more unvaccinated kids impacts the immunity of entire communities. CU Denver’s Reich says many parents’ vaccine decisions are based on a risk-benefit analysis, and the COVID-19 shots are no different. “My impression is that people are making decisions about whether they think they’ll personally benefit from the vaccine and if they feel personally at risk of the infection,” she explains. “People’s calculations are not necessarily mathematically true, but they’re powerful in representing what they value and what they care about.” They’re also prone to change over time. Confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines generally rose throughout 2020 as the inoculations went from hypothetical to real, as safety data became available, and as folks watched others receive the vaccine. Still, “choice” is the buzzword among medical freedom advocates who say they don’t want to stop others from getting vaccinated— including against COVID-19—but that they want the liberty to make private medical decisions. Nonvaccinating parents do “a lot of research on why we didn’t vaccinate, so we’re very aware of our choices and what could happen if they would get the disease,” Rowenhorst says. “Medical freedom needs to stay with parents.... I’m not willing to jeopardize my kids’ health.” No one in her family will get a COVID-19 shot. As with all vaccines, the irony, of course, is unvaccinated kids’ (and adults’) best hope for staying healthy is that enough other Coloradans line up to receive them. We’ll soon learn to what extent that happens. m Daliah Singer is a 5280 contributing writer. Email her at letters@5280.com.


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INDEX OF PROFILES 5280 REsults Team............................................................................................... 71 AK Riley................................................................................................................... 71 Nancy Austin.. .........................................................................................................70 Celeste Ballerino. . ................................................................................................ 64 The Bartic Group..................................................................................................75 Scott Bernard. . ...................................................................................................... 65 Ross Blahnik.. ........................................................................................................ 69 Jane Brennan + Beckett Brennan................................................................... 66 Karen Brinckerhoff............................................................................................. 61 Anna Centron.........................................................................................................70 Tina Christensen...................................................................................................70 Kristina Davis....................................................................................................... 68 Denver's Top Team............................................................................................... 63 Anne Dresser Kocur.. ........................................................................................... 59 The Fowler Group.................................................................................................73 Blane Harvey..........................................................................................................74 Hudson Home Group. . ......................................................................................... 68 Carolyn Ingebritson............................................................................................ 68 Ann Kerr..................................................................................................................62 Susie Langford. . ..................................................................................................... 72 Melinda Lee........................................................................................................... 69 Libby Levinson + Elizabeth Sacerdoti. . ......................................................... 60 Casey Miller. . ......................................................................................................... 66

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New Perspective Team.. .................................................................74 Blake O’Shaughnessy................................................................... 70 Liz Richards.. ....................................................................................62 Ben + Erin Rule................................................................................75 Deborah Simon............................................................................... 68 Ryan Sondrup.. ................................................................................. 72 Elaine Stucy...................................................................................... 72 Team Denver Homes . . .................................................................... 67 Carolyn Tracy. . .................................................................................73 Colin Whitenack............................................................................ 60 Julie Winger. . ................................................................................... 64 The Wolfe-Bouc Group................................................................. 72

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Anne Dresser Kocur L I V | S O T H E B Y ’ S I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E A LT Y T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agents | Double Black Diamond As the LIV Sotheby’s Top Real Estate Advisor, Anne Dresser Kocur gives new meaning to passion and drive. For over 25 years, Anne has been able to streamline her strategies and become a skillful negotiator, always acting in the best interest of her clients. If you ask Anne how she is consistently ranked #1, her true and unchanged response will be “Because She Loves What She Does.” Day or night, her top priority is accessibility to her clients - ensuring they feel secure throughout the real estate process. Buying or Selling a home can be an emotional and stressful time. “From the first-time home buyer, to the empty nester, selling the home where they raised their kids—raw emotion is present, and Anne is the one they trust.” Anne knows all the valuable intricacies of Denver’s finest neighborhoods…what sells, recognizing a solid investment, and how to navigate the realities of the market. To Anne, it is more than being a real estate agent, it is about being a friend and a confidant. Anne had a record-breaking 2020 with 115 closed transactions—but for Anne, it’s not about the numbers. Anne prides herself on the experience she provides all her clients, through her Red-Carpet Service. “My dedication to exceptional service combined with the LIV Sotheby’s unparalleled global brand creates a winning combination.” Her commitment to making lifetime clients has afforded her the accolades listed to the right. Anne has a true passion to give back. She enjoys supporting Children’s Hospital, Rising 4 Rett and Make-A-Wish Foundation, among many other charities.

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Libby Levinson* + Elizabeth Sacerdoti** V E S TA H O M E S / K E N T W O O D R E A L E S TAT E T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 * I n d i v i d u a l A g e n t / * * Te a m o f 2 | B l a c k D i a m o n d THERE’S A NEW TEAM IN TOWN OFFERING THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF REAL ESTATE SERVICES. Libby and Elizabeth are thrilled to announce their partnership. With over 25 years of combined experience, these two top producing Kentwood brokers offer their clients exceptional communication, unparalleled customer service and superior negotiation in Denver’s dynamic real estate market.

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T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond You probably approach real estate from a combination of lifestyle and investment goals. After all, that’s what most of us do! However, your specific goals and how you approach them are likely very unique. I curate your sale, purchase, or investment journey around your individual goals and lifestyle desires. I bring a decade of experience in real estate sales and several investments and projects of my own so that I can deliver a knowledgeable, creative, and rewarding experience to you. Call or email me using the information below, and let’s connect about your Real Estate goals! •

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K E N T W O O D R E A L E S TAT E T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond In a market rich with realtors, Ann Kerr stands out from the pack. With over $500 million in sales, she is proof of the power of relationships. Ann’s 20-year tenure in the industry reflects the type of staying power that can only be achieved through honesty, integrity and unrelenting authenticity. She answers phone calls and emails directly. It’s extremely important to her that she take responsibility for every detail of every transaction. Ann specializes in helping buyers and sellers with all types of residential properties—from acreage estates in the Villages, bungalows in Washington Park to high rise condos downtown and townhouses in Cherry Creek. Ann’s goal is to give each buyer or seller a sense of complete satisfaction with their dealings and to enjoy the ride along the way. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Resident and Expert in Cherry Hills Village for 30 Years, Luxury, Downsizing, Investment Properties, Relocation, First-Time Home Buyers A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S Denver Metro Association of Realtors Professional Standards Committee Member, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, Cherry Hills Village Planning & Zoning Commission, Swim Across America, University of Oklahoma Alumni Association, The John Lynch Foundation, PIVOT, University of Denver Lacrosse

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One of Denver’s Top 10 Brokers for the past eight years by the Denver Board Renowned forJanet her tireless of Realtors. As one of the leading real estate brokers in Denver, Kritzerwork ethic and undaunted tenacity, Liz Richards been a top producing Global Real Estate Advisor and Broker Associate is dedicated to meeting your needs with the utmosthas level of sophistication sincemarket 2004. 95% of Liz’s business comes by way of referrals and repeat and professionalism. She specializes in the luxury home within all the clients; she is proud to serve her clients in both the Denver Metro and neighborhoods of Cherry Hills Village. With skillful negotiation, refined sales Summit County markets. Her passion for the importance of homeownership strategies, and expansive knowledge of the area, it’s clear to see why Janet and building wealth via real estate investing is the source of her drive and consistently ranks in the top individual sales for LIV incredible Sotheby’s. energy to be the best of the best. Her extensive knowledge and experience with resales and new construction validate why she is the “go-

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T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Te a m o f 3 - 5 A g e n t s | D o u b l e B l a c k D i a m o n d JACCI GEIGER | MARY JONES | WENDY GLAZER | SANA WOOD As the #1 Team at Kentwood Real Estate, Cherry Creek, Denver’s Top Team is comprised of four award-winning realtors, that demonstrate enthusiasm, dedication and care working with their clients. Their passion to be the BEST is proven by their clients’ positive experiences and testimonials which is why friendships continue long after the transactions are over. They help each client achieve their real estate goals by bringing unparalleled negotiation skills, a high level of integrity, deep understanding of the community, and a wealth of knowledge to the table. EQUALLY AS IMPORTANT as their expertise is the way they go BEYOND the normal expectations of a realtor by bringing a top level of service to each unique situation and by meeting every clients individual needs. Clients lean on them for advice and as vendors to get a full service experience, giving them a perfect fit for their lifestyle. Whether they are working with Luxury properties or first time home buyers, they give everyone the same quality service and respect. This is a unique and fast paced market. Denver’s Top Team uses their skills and knowledge to help navigate the selling and buying process. They have the tools and understand the proper channels to help get the highest price for their sellers and accepted offers for their buyers. With access to Amplify Concierge Service, their clients have access to a broad range of options to enhance their homes, if needed, prior to selling to attract more buyers. They also have excellent relationships, respect and communication with other brokers in the community, getting them ahead of the market since they know about opportunities early. This gives their buyers a great advantage! Actions speak louder than words and their track record proves that this team’s performance is EXTRAORDINARY. When working with Denver’s Top Team, you have experienced, licensed professionals that are ready to help you through your home buying and selling process. With this team on your side, you will turn your dreams into reality and EXPERIENCE TOP RESULTS! M A RCH

A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S #1 Team in Sales Production at Kentwood Real Estate, Cherry Creek Yearly Recipients of the Denver Metro Association of Realtors Excellence Awards Yearly Recipients of the Denver Board of Realtors Million Dollar Round Table Awards Yearly Recipients of the 5280 Five Star Award

215 Saint Paul St., Ste.200, Denver, CO 80206 Office: 303.331.1400 Jacci: 303.840.7777 | jacci@kentwood.com Mary: 303.886.2323 | im4jones@mac.com Wendy: 303.906.9000 | bdglaz@aol.com Sana: 303.881.3514 | sana@sanawood.com DENVER STO PTEAM@KEN T WOOD.COM

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Celeste Ballerino RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Double Black Diamond You could say that Celeste Ballerino was born with remarkable hearing. From a young age carefully observing her mother practice real estate in the fast-paced Southern California market, Ballerino learned quickly that an exceptional real estate career depends on having acute listening skills. Ballerino’s unparalleled client communication has made her an industry leader since 2002—with over $337M in career sales volume and $35M sold in 2020 alone (in spite of the unknown hurdles of the COVID-19 pandemic). Now, as a Co-Owner at RE/MAX of Cherry Creek, Ballerino has a passionate commitment to the redevelopment of Denver’s most celebrated neighborhoods. Together with unflinching professionalism, intuitive market knowledge, and strong negotiation skills, her business acumen has been the fuel behind providing her clients with financial success and lasting peace of mind in their real estate dealings. “Making Clients For Life” is more than just her radiant tag line, it is the heartbeat of Celeste Ballerino’s real estate mission. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Arvada, Belcaro, Berkeley, Bonnie Brae, Cherry Creek, Curtis Park, Edgewater, The Highlands, LoHi, RiNo, Sloan’s Lake, Sunnyside, University Park, Washington Park. A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S DMAR Excellence Awards Winner 2017-2020, Re/Max North America Top 100, Re/Max Chairmans Club, Platinum Club & Hall of Fame Award Winner 2014-2020 3773 Cherry Creek North Drive, Suite 801, Denver, CO 80209 303.916.6200 | celeste@celesteballerino.com | C E L E S T E B A L L E R I N O . C O M

Julie Winger

K E N T W O O D R E A L E S TAT E AT C H E R R Y C R E E K T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Double Black Diamond In her 20th successful year in Real Estate Sales and Consulting, Julie is a third generation Colorado Native, and a second generation Realtor, who truly loves sharing her broad knowledge of Denver’s neighborhoods, history, and Real Estate market with longtime Denverites and those who are considering making our special city their home. Julie is well known for her integrity, skill, competence, and work ethic in guiding her clients through transactions, both home sales and purchases, and especially her ability to make the process pleasant. “I highly value and appreciate my clients and their trust in me. My only priority is to provide an extremely high level of customer service to my clients while achieving their goals and objectives. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Sellers and Buyers. All Central Denver Neighborhoods, Historic Home Specialist, Single Family Homes, Condos, Land, Senior’s Sales Specialist A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S Real Trends Top 250 Colorado Agents 2020, Kentwood Top 10 Individual Sales 2018, 2019, Kentwood Cherry Creek Top 10 Individual 2020, Kentwood Cherry Creek #1 Team Sales 2014, 2017 and #2 in 2015, Kentwood 10 Million Dollar Club 2011-2020, DMAR Million Dollar Roundtable 2003-2020 303.946.2784 juliewinger@kentwood.com JULIEWINGER.COM

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L I V S O T H E B Y ’ S I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E A LT Y T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond As a top-producing agent in Denver and the Vail Valley for nearly a decade, Scott brings energy, enthusiasm, and a client-first approach to every facet of your transaction. This results in a loyal following and several notable benchmarks, including the third highest condo sale in Vail Village for Q1 2020 and overall ranking in the top 20 brokers in the Cherry Creek office of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty in 2020. From his first transaction on an $85,000 condo in Denver to his highest transaction to-date representing the buyer of a $7.4 million condo in Vail Village, Scott provides exemplary service regardless of price point and treats every client like a friend. Whether you seek an urban lifestyle in town or want a quiet place in the mountains, Scott will help you make sound financial decisions. In fact, the majority of his transactions range from $375,000 to $1.6 million. However, to Scott, real estate is much more than numbers. It’s the stories behind the homes, the relationships formed, and a strong desire to achieve the exceptional for his clientele that make it all worthwhile. Having a buyer or seller say they feel as if they are his only client, is the highest compliment he can receive – and something Scott consistently strives for. In addition to Scott’s background in hospitality, technology, and design, he is a fantastic problem solver and skillful negotiator who goes above and beyond at every turn. He previously lived and worked in Singapore and Munich, giving him a unique perspective. His contacts at home and abroad afford buyers and sellers a powerful referral network that matches people with property around the globe. For flawless real estate service that raises the bar, contact Scott. His proven track record and ability to exceed expectations make him one of the most trusted real estate advisors in the region. M A RCH

100 Saint Paul Street, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80206 720.515.5091 scott.bernard@sothebysrealty.com S COT T W B E R N A R D.CO M

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Casey Miller

L I V S O T H E B Y ’ S I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E A LT Y T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond Professional Advice is a Good Investment ™ “It’s expensive to sell your home…every top agent’s #1 goal should be to add more in value than the fee they are paid.” For 15 years, Casey’s philosophy is simple. If you want your business to grow and expand, you must put you clients first and then work hard. “On a daily basis I’m leveraging the resources of my personal network built on a lifetime of living in and around Denver. The support of my firm and my assistant are substantial. When a client chooses to engage me to sell their home, they’re actually hiring the tip of a very large iceberg that is Sotheby’s International Realty.” Buyers find value in Casey’s intimate knowledge of the hottest intown Denver neighborhoods and the southern suburbs of Greenwood Village (where he was raised), Cherry Hills Village and Littleton. Casey studied architecture and finance (CU Boulder), then worked at Janus Capital prior to finding his passion in real estate. A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S Historic Denver, Inc. - Current Board of Trustees Member, Metro Denver REALTOR® Foundation - Past Trustee and Treasurer, Graduate - Realtor® Institute Candidate (GRI), Five Star Professional Award Recipient (Top 7% of Agents), Million Dollar REALTOR® Roundtable Award Recipient 720.201.2755 | cmiller@livsothebysrealty.com CASEYMILLERPROPERTIES.COM

Jane Brennan + Beckett Brennan THE BRENNAN GROUP

T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R S 2 0 2 1 Te a m s o f 2 A g e n t s | B l a c k D i a m o n d Denver’s top real estate Brokers, Jane Brennan and Beckett Brennan with The Brennan Group, represent some of Denver’s finest properties. With over 350 million in sales and a combined 26 years’ experience in the business, this dynamic mother/daughter assist clients all over the city who expect exceptional service, impeccable market knowledge, and optimal results. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Luxury, First-Time Home Buyer, Corporate Relocation, Move Up and Empty Nester Properties, and Investment Properties A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S 20 + Year Denver Metro Association of Realtors Roundtable Award Winners, Graduate Real Estate Certification, Certified Residential Specialist, Negotiation Expert Designation, 5280 Magazine Five Star Award Repeat Winner

8000 East Belleview Avenue, Suite 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Jane: 303.807.0135 | Beckett: 303.810.8601 B R E N N A N G R O U P @ L I V S O T H E B Y S R E A LT Y. C O M

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Team Denver Homes RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R S 2 0 2 1 Te a m o f 6 o r M o r e A g e n t s | D o u b l e B l a c k D i a m o n d Team Denver Homes was an idea we discussed in 2016 and implemented in January 2018 by Partners Michele Ciardullo and Mor Zucker. They came together with an idea to create a top producing team in Denver. Michele focuses on luxury properties and Mor on investment and development properties. Together, the team hits all areas of the real estate market. Both of us are very passionate about Real Estate and the continuous evolving needs of buyers and sellers, and push toward a new level of excellence with a team. Our team approaches real estate very differently regarding how we utilize data. We continuously educate ourselves on market knowledge, national and international real estate trends, technology, and unique marketing. This includes traditional sales methods with outside of the box thinking to sell real estate for higher net proceeds and quicker sale time. We strive to provide white glove customer service plus value to each of our clients. We push each other to work together to SELL. Our agents work hard to accomplish the goals of our clients and we are so proud to have surrounded ourselves with like-minded, determined individuals.

10111 Inverness Main Street, Suite P Englewood, CO 80112

Team Denver Homes is currently made up of eight members. The team consists of Operating Partners Mor Zucker and Michele Ciardullo and Broker Associates Andrea DeKowzan, Angelica Olmsted, Courtney Belknap, Maytal Hess, Michael-Anne Goodart and Olivia Merrill.

303.874.1327 team@teamdenverhomes.com TEAMDENVERHOMES.COM

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Individual Agent | Black Diamond

I am thrilled to announce that I have transformed my business from Kelly Hudson to Hudson Home Group! It’s all because of you and the overwhelming support you’ve shown me over the last 11 years, trusting me with helping you buy or sell your homes! Over the last year, I’ve been brainstorming ways to show my gratitude to you and how to be the best of the best for you. I’m excited to introduce you to the team. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Buyers, Sellers, Investment Properties, Vacation Homes

Big things happen when you pay attention to the little details. In a market saturated with Realtors, my steadfast Broker tenure specializing in the Mountain Foothills illustrates the staying power that can only be attained through unwavering authenticity, integrity, thoughtful listening, and commitment. The Sotheby’s brand enables me to offer an unsurpassed legacy of class and attention to “little details” of my real estate service, which is paramount for the “big things to happen” such as delighted clients that become friends and successful closings that become new beginnings. I’d be honored to be your Broker of choice! S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S + AWA R D S A Continuous Top Producing Individual Agent in Evergreen, Five-Star Rated Broker Associate, Staging - Residential Interior Design Degree

200 Columbine Street Suite 500 Denver, CO 80206

cell: 303.949.3449 dsimon@livsothebysrealty.com S O T H E B Y S R E A LT Y. C O M

720.297.5772 C O M PA S S . C O M

Carolyn Ingebritson YO U R C A S T L E R E A L E S TAT E

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

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Carolyn has been helping prospective homeowners in the Denver area since 2004 and consistently ranks at the top of her profession. She has given individuals and families peace of mind by making their home search experience easy and convenient—working hard to meet each customer’s unique needs. Carolyn’s goal is to connect you with your new lifestyle and the beginning of a new life in your new home and new memories with family and friends. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S 55 and Over Community Buyers and Sellers A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S SRES Realtor; CRS; GRI; NAR’s Green Designation; SFR; SMDRA Black Diamond Award (2015–2021); Five Star Agent (2017–2021); At Home with Diversity Certification Program (2009); Your Castle Real Estate Presidents Club (2016–2020)

2755 South Locust Street, Suite 150 Denver, CO 80222 303.594.7696 55PLACES.COM/AGENT/ CAROLYN-INGEBRITSON

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Building genuine relationships with clients is Kristina’s driving force, helping everyone on the road to home ownership! Kristina’s honest and direct approach when listing or buying lets her clients relax as they know they’ve found the right real estate partner. Kristina will show you why she consistently ranks in the top individual sales for RE/MAX of Cherry Creek. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Listings, Relocation, First-Time Home Buyer, Seniors, Veterans A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S CME, CNE, CRS, SRS, SRES, REAS, Platinum 2019, Top 10 Individual at RMCC Consistently for 2 years, DMAR Excellence Award 2020

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T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond Ross Blahnik prides himself on providing exceptional client care and a personalized experience – his clients’ happiness is always his primary focus. Working with Ross goes beyond the transaction, and he works to ensure clients are well taken care of from the initial meeting to well beyond the closing date. An accomplished Realtor, he strives to stay up to date on emerging neighborhood trends, equipping his clients with detailed market level knowledge that can often provide the edge in the fast-moving Denver marketplace. People who work with him appreciate Ross for his expertise, thoughtful communication, honesty and transparency throughout the course of a transaction. A Denver area native, Ross has lived and worked in many of the city’s varied neighborhoods as an active member of his community. He is most passionate about serving Denver’s at-risk youth, and proudly volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Foundation.

200 Columbine Street, Suite 500, Denver CO 80206 720.205.1281 | ross.blahnik@compass.com | R O S S B L A H N I K . C O M

Melinda Lee

L I V S O T H E B Y ’ S I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E A LT Y T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Double Black Diamond If you own a mountain property, you already know this: It’s a seller’s market. With prices shooting up as much as 39% year over year, second-home owners are poised to pick and choose their offers—so why do you need an aggressive, high-performing agent? Because, quite simply, the right agent can get you more. More buyers, more exposure, better offers, more leverage, and, ultimately, more money for your property. Melinda Lee is the premier Sotheby’s International broker in Grand County and the go-to Realtor for luxury mountain real estate and high-level service in the Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, Granby and Grand Lake markets. As a Sotheby’s regular top producer, Melinda consistently breaks barriers, achieving the highest sales per square foot and highest sale prices in the neighborhood, which translates to more profit for her clients. So if you’re ready to cash in on your investment, pay for college, travel the world—whatever your goals, Melinda Lee can help you leverage your mountain property to support your dreams.

78977 US-40 Winter Park, CO 80482 970.281.2646 | mlee@livsothebysrealty.com MVLEE.COM

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Blake O’Shaughnessy Tina Christensen KENTWOOD CITY PROPERTIES

M A D I S O N & C O M PA N Y P R O P E R T I E S

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Individual Agent | Black Diamond

Individual Agent | Black Diamond

Blake is a Denver native who brings great enthusiasm and energy to his career as a Real Estate agent and Developer. Classical architecture, historic restoration/renovation, and brokerage are keen interests of Blake’s that he is eager to share with his clients at Kentwood City Properties. Blake is particularly passionate about the design/ build phase of his real estate projects and is continually looking for “diamonds in the rough” that he can turn into special homes. Whether you’re an out of towner beginning a new chapter in Denver or the surrounding areas, a young couple moving to better accommodate your growing family, or emptynesters looking to downsize, Blake is committed to help you find the perfect house.

1660 17th Street, Suite 100 Denver, CO 80202 | 303.883.5064 blake@kentwoodcity.com K E N T W O O D C I T Y. C O M

Tina Christensen is a connector, mom, solid go-to for wine recommendations, occasional practical joker, 80’s music groupie, and Realtor known for matching clients to their dream homes. Tina grew up in Oregon–certainly not shabby geography by any stretch. But it was after a ski trip to the Rockies in 1994 that Tina decided to call Denver ‘home’–and she’s never looked back. Over the years, Tina’s lived all over this great city, from Evergreen to Cherry Creek to Arvada to Highlands Ranch and, ultimately, BackCountry, where she and her husband built a lovely home on a hill. She’s built a career here, fell in love here, became a mom here. It’s home. It only makes sense that she would become a realtor specializing in South Denver, Highlands Ranch and BackCountry to help others experience Colorado at its best.

303.335.7060 T I N A@ M A D I S O N P R O P S .C O M

Anna Centron

Nancy Austin

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Individual Agent | Double Black Diamond

Individual Agent | Black Diamond

As they say, home is where the heart is! A home is where relationships are developed, where kids are born and raised, and where memories are made. When I walk through a home that someone has decided to sell, I think about how new lives and memories will pick up from where others left off. Where once a baby’s cry might have filled the room, a teenager’s music can soon shake the walls. When I view a kitchen, I envision it as a place where family and friends will congregate at parties and holidays. Real estate is a home and homes are people’s lives, hopes and dreams! My philosophy is to do my best to capture the essence of what a home has meant to someone or what it can mean to someone in the future.

Anna prides her business on a “Client-First’’ philosophy, maintaining her client’s best interest at the center of everything. She is detail oriented, an expert negotiator and highly qualified to handle every aspect of your real estate transactions. Anna’s passion for real estate, being a Denver Native with her extensive real estate knowledge, creates the perfect broker committed to helping you sell and buy real estate! S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Listing and Buyer Specialist in; Luxury, Relocation, Military, Investment Properties, Resale and New Development A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S Real Producers Top 5% Real Estate Professional, Accredited Agent with The Board of Regents Luxury Real Estate

200 Columbine Street Suite 500, Denver, CO 80206 303.906.5793 acentron@livsothebysrealty.com T H E C E N T R O N G R O U P. C O M

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T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R S 2 0 2 1 Te a m s o f 6 o r M o r e A g e n t s | B l a c k D i a m o n d As one of the top real estate teams in Colorado with Coldwell Banker, the 5280 REsults Team has consistently maintained 100+ deals and $50 million in sales each year. We pride ourselves on providing top notch professional service and always put our clients first. With a combined 100 years’ experience, we are available to help you with a stress-free transaction, industry knowledge, and outstanding negotiation skills, whether you are buying or selling a home. We are here to help you achieve your goals. Premier customer service is our aim, and we specialize in the personal touch. Always available to answer your questions or walk you through any concerns.

P I C T U R E D (Left to Right): Loy Hall, Bobby Dusbabek, Dorie Lisowska, Kimberly Ryan, Debbie Joseph, Candi Self, Dave Treece

A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S • Over 100 years of combined experience • Helped over 110 clients in 2020 • Consistent Top Producing Team • 2020 SMDRA Diamond Circle Award • 2015-2020 Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle Award • Presidents Circle Award, 2019-2020 5280 Top Real Estate Teams • Certified Relocation Agents, Certified Mountain Area Specialists • Luxury Home Specialists, NFCU Realty Plus Specialist

Loy Hall: 303.917.4939 | loy.hall@coloradohomes.com Debbie Joseph: 303.842.8331 | debbie.joseph@coloradohomes.com Dorie Lisowska: 719.337.2442 | dorio2006@hotmail.com Bobby Dusbabek: 970.227.1997 | 5280homesbybobby@gmail.com Kimberly Ryan: 303.523.8333 | kim@buydenver.net Candy Self: 720.270.3641 | candyself@gmail.com Dave Treece: 303.204.1880 | results@davetreece.com 5 2 8 0 R E S U LT S . C O M

AK Riley COLDWELL BANKER

T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Individual Agent | Black Diamond AK Riley is a full-time, full-service agent who knows how to get her sellers top dollar for their home, while ensuring her buyers find their dream home for the best price. AK knows that buying or selling a home is often a very emotional process, which is why she strives to take care of all the details for her clients so they can feel at ease. AK truly loves being part of her clients’ real estate journey and considers it an honor that they have placed their trust in her. She’s a tough negotiator and provides her clients with a seamless experience from start to finish. Her local market expertise sets her apart from her peers and bolsters her business. Her top performance has earned her membership into Coldwell Banker’s® International President’s Circle, an honor reserved for the top 5% of agents globally and has garnered the 5-Star Real Estate Agent award from consumers. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Luxury Home Sales, Relocation A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S International President’s Club – Coldwell Banker, 5-Star Professional, GRI, Global Luxury, and Relocation

720.289.2929 | ak@kadenverhomes.com | K A D E N V E R H O M E S . C O M

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Te a m s o f 2 A g e n t s | D o u b l e B l a c k D i a m o n d

Thank you so much to every amazing client that helped achieve these results in 2020. In 26 years serving my clients, this was first with so many challenges, and as a result you helped feed many families struggling through the Pandemic. Here’s looking forward to an amazing 2021!! Please visit www.susielangford.com.

The Wolfe-Bouc Group was built upon a foundation of integrity and trust, and our relationships with repeat and referral clients speaks volumes. We offer what few others can—unprecedented customer care, coupled with a legacy of extraordinary results. We invite you to interview us, and allow our team to demonstrate why we are uniquely skilled and passionately committed to serving you.

S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Denver Metro Residential Real Estate New Developments/Construction Luxury Residential in Denver Metro

100 Saint Paul Street, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80206 Ian Wolfe: 303.809.3531 ian@wolfe-bouc.com 303.493.1455 slangford@livsothebysrealty.com SUSIELANGFORD.COM

Ryan Sondrup

WOLFE-BOUC.COM

Elaine Stucy

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Raised in Colorado, Ryan Sondrup boasts a passion for all aspects of nature and Colorado’s exquisite great outdoors while practicing real estate for the past 15 years! He translated that life-long reverence to his profession through NeXstep Real Estate Group. As a founding member of NeXstep, Ryan has developed a specialized real estate firm focused on personalized customer relationships.

While I help sellers and buyers in all categories, my niches include the higher end of the market and acreage properties in the area. You can count on me for active listening, creative problem-solving, sincere enthusiasm, and discretion. I would be privileged to help you sell your home or find the property of your dreams!

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T O P R E A L E S TAT E P R O D U C E R 2 0 2 1 Te a m o f 6 o r M o r e A g e n t s | D o u b l e B l a c k D i a m o n d At The Bartic Group, we recognize and value the trust our clients place in us and we strive to always exceed expectations. Led by industry innovator, Brendan Bartic, our service-based approach is best represented by our market expertise which has helped our clients buy and sell thousands of homes over the last 20 years. As a Veteran-Owned business, community is everything. A portion of every sale goes directly to Third Way Center, helping troubled and disadvantaged youth across the Front Range. The Bartic Group has been honored with community recognition and real estate awards for our industry expertise, sales records, philanthropic work and exclusive programs that we offer our clients to ensure a smooth transaction. With a reputation built on customer service, we promise to deliver an experience that will keep our clients coming back to work with us. We guarantee that we will provide you with excellent service, communication, honesty and protection of your best interests, always. S P E C I A L I Z AT I O N S Residential, Luxury Real Estate, First-Time Homebuyers, Relocation, Investment Properties, New Construction A F F I L I AT I O N S + AWA R D S Voted Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work, Top 1,000 Agents in the Nation by REAL Trends and The Wall Street Journal; Denver Metro Realtors Excellence Award; Top 1% of all Keller Williams Teams Internationally Denver Metro Area 720.208.7200 | T H E B A R T I C G R O U P. C O M

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Culinary creativity in Colorado is at an all-time high, thanks to the artisans, chefs, and growers crafting crazy-delicious things for us to cook and eat. Stock up on the treats from these pages, and this may be your tastiest year yet. BY PATRICIA KAOWTHUMRONG & DENISE MICKELSEN

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While no Coloradan—heck, no human—was properly prepared for this past year, filling your freezer with these local goodies will make you feel downright invincible in the months ahead. DUMPLINGS The three cooks at Seoul Mandoo in Aurora make about 1,500 Korean mandu every day, from softball-size wang mandu stuffed with the likes of galbi, veggies, or shrimp to smaller, Seoul-style meat-and-kimchi mandu. Their labor translates into plenty of frozen dumplings for you to steam or microwave at home. Eat them immediately after cooking, while the thin rice-flour wrappers are still fluffy. $20 for 25; seoulmandoo.com RAVIOLI Kelly and Mario Crobu—he a native of Sardinia, Italy—began delivering their homestyle Casa Crobu frozen pastas and sauces across the Denver metro area in May 2020; we’ve been carb-loading their potato-, pecorino-, and mint-stuffed culurgiones, a Sardinian specialty, ever since. $18 for 12; casacrobu.com MEAT Clint and MaryKay Buckner have raised free-range pigs, lambs, and cows the responsible way on their Longmont farm, Buckner Family Ranch, for a decade now, and the resulting meat tastes like it comes from happy animals. Stocking your freezer with their chops, steaks, and sausages is easy, as the Buckners will deliver any order over $150. Prices vary; bucknerfamilyfarm.com SOUPS/CASSEROLES Shepherd’s pie. Coq au vin. Clam chowder. Mobile-trailer-based Postcard Foods co-owner Bridget Bagel cooks all that and more from scratch, freezing and packaging each dish for easy reheating. She and partner Jim Abraham will deliver, but you can also pick up their tasty meals (as 80

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well as panini, salads, and quinoa bowls) at Molly’s Spirits’ Lakeside and Greenwood Village locations. From $14; postcardfoods.com CURRY The spices, chiles, ginger, and coconut in Ace Eat Serve’s Chiang Mai–style curry, available by the frozen quart with a side of cooked rice, are always in balance, hitting

every point among sour, salty, bitter, spicy, and sweet. Potatoes, carrots, long beans, squash, and chicken (a $2 add-on) soak up all that flavor. If Indian is more your jam, chef Thach Tran has recently added Massaman and vindaloo curries to Ace’s takehome menu. $17; aceeatserve.com ICE CREAM Pints of small-batch ice cream from Montclair’s year-old Walia Creamery, owned by sisters Yeshi and Aster Gebremeskel, are must-haves for your freezer. Even if you’re not vegan, try one of the coconut-creambased flavors, from spiced apple to sweet potato to chai—and grab a take-and-microwave Ethiopian meal

DIM SUM It’s not an overstatement to say that ChoLon is locally famous specifically for executive chef Lon Symensma’s French onion soup dumplings, each one a mouthful of brothy joy. Dumpling maven Michelle Xiao, who joined the team in 2019, is now crafting them—as well as pot stickers, shumai, crab rangoon, and bao—for at-home cooking. Symensma’s video tutorials are your sous chef, and ChoLon sells steamers ($12) too. From $15; cholon.com PIEROGI Jeremy Yurek’s greatgrandparents, Josephine (Baba) and Charles (Pop), emigrated from Poland about 120 years ago, but you can still taste Baba’s pierogi, thanks to Jeremy’s Baba & Pop’s food truck and year-old Aurora restaurant, where they are sold frozen by the dozen. The potato-and-cheddar flavor is a Baba classic, but don’t overlook modern varieties like chile relleno and pulled pork. $14 for 12; babaandpops.com POT PIE This is no gloppy, soggy-bottomed chicken pot pie. John Hinman, of Hinman Pie, wouldn’t dream of it, filling his crusts with just the right amount of sage cream gravy, pulled white and dark meat, potatoes, peas, carrots, and celery. From $13; hinmanpie.com PUPUSAS El Salvador native Franklin Escobar and his family opened Pupusas Familia at the Boulder County Farmers Markets in 2019 and have since sold thousands of fluffy stuffed masa cakes. There are several fillings to tempt you,

such as chicken, chorizo, or spinach with cheese or vegan kale and pinto bean, but whichever you pick, the pupusas’ fresh corn flavor will shine through. $15 for four; pupusasfamilia.square.site PASTA & SAUCE When you have fresh noodles and pints of Bolognese tucked away in the freezer, what’s for dinner is never in question. Chef Lisa Pisano channels trips across Italy and memories of her grandmother’s cooking into every batch of Fantasioso Foods’ pasta (long noodles like linguini and pappardelle as well as stuffed pastas like ravioli and tortellini) and sauce. From $8 per pound; fantasiosofoods.com CHEESE BREAD Brazilian pão de queijo is not only a staple breakfast food and snack in its home country, it’s also a treat that Bruna Piauí Graf will bring to your Denver-area door, thanks to twoyear-old Bruna’s Cheese Bread. The crispy-on-the-outside, chewyon-the-inside breads (which come bite-size or as rolls for sandwiches) take 15 minutes to bake from frozen and are as welcome as a warm after-school snack as they are with a cup of coffee. From $16 for 12; brunasbread.com CINNAMON ROLLS There’s nothing sweeter than pulling a tray of golden brown cinnamon rolls from the oven on a weekend morning—especially when someone else makes them for you. Enter Park Hill’s Cake Crumbs Bakery & Café, where you can buy take-and-bake rolls that rise to the occasion and come with a pastry bag of rich cream cheese frosting. You only have to remember to thaw the rolls overnight. $16 for four; cake-crumbs.com TEQUEÑOS In Venezuela, a party isn’t a party without tequeños. Traditionally made by wrapping pieces of salty white cheese in a flaky fried pastry shell, the snack has been reinvented by Aura Langdon, owner of the virtual, pickup-only Aura’s Bakery in Sloan’s Lake. She makes the classic flavor, sure, but also fills her pastries with goat cheese and pesto; ricotta, bacon, and leeks; cinnamon-sugar apples; and Nutella. From $14 for 12; @auras.bakery on Instagram

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($10) while you’re there. $10 per pint; waliacreamery.com SAMOSAS If you’re ready to go beyond potato samosas, Dave Hadley is here for you with six-month-old Samosa Shop. The Biju’s Little Curry Shop vet is offering fat, freshly fried (and frozen) samosas in unexpected flavors, from bacon, egg, and cheese to jerk chicken with sweet plantains, at pop-ups, markets, and online. (Curries, chai, spice mixes, chutneys, and Hadley’s Scorpion hot sauce are also available.) From $12 for three; samosashop.co


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From entry-level take-and-bakes to multicourse feasts, these Front Range meal kits help novice and advanced cooks alike get dinner on the table. PREP COOK  Los Dos Potrillos barbacoa box

Family-owned Los Dos is beloved across metro Denver (with locations in Centennial, Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Parker), but we say that its ready-to-eat dinner packages are worthy of a drive from wherever you may be. Place a timed order to pick up a curbside carryout box of tamales, enchiladas, carnitas, or, our favorite, beef barbacoa. Available Monday through Thursday only, the barbacoa kit feeds four generously with juicy, chile-marinated beef, a cup of the consommé that captured the drippings as the meat cooked, refried beans, rice, tomatillo salsa, onion and cilantro, and freshly made, consommé-dipped corn tortillas. The only skills required are calling in your order (you won’t see the kits online; follow Los Dos’ social media for new options), competent driving, and chewing before swallowing. From $50; los2potrillos.com

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LINE COOK Osaka Ramen ramen kits

It’s easy to order Osaka Ramen’s near-perfect noodle soups fully prepared, but there are myriad benefits to going with its spicy miso, tonkatsu, or shoyu ramen kits instead. You’re more likely to achieve the pleasure of slurping ramen at its zenith of flavor and texture if you heat the broth and cook the noodles yourself. Chef Jeff Osaka simplifies the process by including written instructions that (benefit alert) come on recipe cards illustrated by Denver artist Feed Thy Wizard, depicting the deconstructed bowl you’ll soon dine on. Veggies like mushrooms and spinach, and proteins like tofu, pork belly, and eggs also taste better prepared à la minute, as do crunchy garnishes like fresh sprouts and scallions. Osaka’s team handles the prep work; you just need to don an apron to finish off your bowl to your liking. From $13; osakaramendenver.com SOUS CHEF Food Lab paella kit

An evening of enjoyable cooking and learning is what’s in store when you buy one of this Boulder cooking school’s Anytime kits (paella launched last fall; tagines come out this spring). Let’s say paella is on the menu: Owner Casey Easton and instructor Andrew Eppler Zindell will provide the ingredients (including fresh produce and meats, if you’re cooking locally; nonperishable items if not) via pickup or delivery, and even send equipment, like a paella pan, with a kit upgrade. Then, they’ll guide you through each step of the meal with recipe cards and an hour-long video. You follow along, composing a green salad with sherry vinaigrette, whisking saffron aïoli by hand, and slowly cooking a sofrito base as the heart of your paella. The main event, a stunner with chorizo, chicken, and mushrooms, comes together just like Easton promises in the video, and even experienced cooks will sit down to a satisfying dinner having learned something new. From $59; foodlabboulder.com 82

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BRING IN THE PROS Sick of cooking? Hiring a private chef turns your home (or rental) into a restaurant.

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means that Cajun-style seafood boils, garlic shrimp po’boys, and salt-and-pepper fried lobster may well be on the menu should he cook for you (starting at $90 per person). chefcooldre.com

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ACROSS THE PONDS Chef Jeff G. Stoneking

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DeAndre Smith, who cooks and competes professionally under the name Chef Cool Dre, grew up in Denver but learned to appreciate his family’s Texas and Arkansas roots and cuisine from his grandparents. As a child, Smith’s grandfather would patiently let him go through a dozen eggs until he’d learned how to crack and fry them properly, and his grandmother would prepare soul food specialties such as red beans and rice, neck bones, black-eyed peas, and hot-water cornbread. These days, when Smith isn’t working on finishing degrees in communications and nutrition from the University of Northern Colorado (after prestigious invitations to cook at the James Beard Awards reception in 2019 and on ABC’s The Chew in 2018), Smith can be found preparing à la carte Sunday suppers for fellow students and catering private dinners for clients in Fort Collins, Denver, and beyond. Cajun and Vietnamese dishes—and anything from the sea—are his forte, which

After leading the stellar kitchens at Sushi Den, ChoLon, and LeRoux and a stint as culinary director for the Bridge & Tunnel Restaurant Group (Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen, Lou’s Italian Specialties, and others), chef Jeff G. Stoneking is now a boss of one—and ready to spoil you silly. Equipped with the professional chops to teach you and your guests or simply treat you to an elegant meal, Stoneking will

customize your culinary experience (starting at $100 per person). You’ll fill out a questionnaire about the scope and sophistication of your event and any preferences or restrictions, and he will do the rest, from prepping and cooking to plating and cleanup. Recent menus have included a bo ssam feast 

SPREAD THE LOVE Mountain Man Micro Farms owner Andrew McArdle donates a portion of sales from every crate of live microgreens he delivers across the Front Range to Texas-based Targeted Aquaponics Growth, a nonprofit that builds sustainable food growing systems for orphanages and children’s homes in low-income communities around the world. McArdle’s efforts—and flavor-packed vegetable seedlings—are two more reasons to eat your greens. mtmanfarms.com MARCH 2021

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with a dumpling demonstration (and next-morning pandan coffee cakes thrown in for delicious measure); roasted salmon with dill beurre blanc and brûléed lemon; and a porchetta roulade with chestnuts and black truffle sauce. chefjeffgstoneking.com FIT & FABULOUS Chef Biju Thomas

two to 10 people), but Mixn Match also holds virtual fundraisers, corporate events, and popular Zoom cook-alongs featuring local partners such as Law’s Whiskey House, Woody Creek Distillers, and area ranches and farms that are part of Alfalfa’s Market’s statewide supply chain. And that’s not all: Drawing on his fitness background, Thomas is happy to accompany outdoor rec enthusiasts to farther-flung locales, welcoming them back to their rental after a day of, say, cycling across Tucson, Arizona, or Kona, Hawaii, with the likes of beef tenderloin with mushrooms and red wine and baklava with wildflower honey and cinnamon cream. If invited, Thomas might even hop on his bike and join you for a ride. mixn-match.com 84

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Around The World On South Havana Street

The 4.3-mile strip along Havana from Aurora’s East Sixth Avenue to East Dartmouth Avenue is a gold mine of global markets, restaurants, and sweets shops. Get a taste of its riches using this quick-hit itinerary. LATE MORNING 1. Addis Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant This nine-year-old, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. spot has all the fuel you need, available for takeout or dining in: a lineup of hearty early-day dishes and potent single-origin Ethiopian coffee. Order the Sudanese ful, a stew of creamy fava beans, onion, tomato, jalapeño, and hardboiled eggs served with French bread, or the chechebsa, a rich Ethiopian specialty made of torn kita (flatbread) sautéed in clarified butter and berbere spices. 2222 S. Havana St., Unit B

2. Nana African Market Pop over to East Iliff Avenue to visit this Ghanaian-owned grocery— one of 25 international markets within the South Havana Street business district—for West African and Caribbean kitchen staples, including fresh-and-fiery Scotch bonnet chiles, green plantains, and kobi (dried, salted tilapia), traditionally used as a stew enhancer. 10223 E. Iliff Ave. AFTERNOON 3. Angry Chicken Korean fried chicken is the main draw at this South Korean

franchise, which has just four outposts in the United States. Its juicy, crispy, bone-in birds are dredged in seasoned rice flour, deep-fried, and glazed with the sauce of your choice. We can’t pass up the spicy soy sauce with its floating slices of serrano chile nor the classic sweet and spicy version, spiked with dried red chile, gochujang (fermented chile paste), and honey. 1930 S. Havana St., Unit 13 4. K-Town Imports Prepare to be mesmerized by a dizzying selection of Korean imports in this brightly lit store, from kitchenware to home decor to apparel to medicinal items. Shop

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When chef and former competitive cyclist Biju Thomas closed the last of his three Biju’s Little Curry Shop locations in March 2020, he decided to make his work a bit more, well, personal. “Private dinners for small family groups is our specialty,” he says of Mixn Match, the culinary events company he launched shortly thereafter. Thomas will assign you a local chef (or himself) to personalize your next dinner party (starting at $1,500 for


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It’s easy to get lost browsing the shelves, cases, and coolers at Solomon Gurzhiev’s 17-yearold market; each is amply stocked with smoked fish, Old World meats (think: Polish hunter’s sausage and German bologna), cheeses, and jars of pickled foods. Not to be outdone: the selection of European rye breads and sweet frenzy of Russian chocolates filled with the likes of caramel and nougat. 1939 S. Havana St. 6. Snowl Cafe

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Food Lover’s Guide To 2021

SHE’S JAMMIN’ Sabā Parsa pays tribute to Colorado’s fruit harvest with her scrumptious small-batch preserves. For Sabā Parsa, preserving the flavors, textures, and colors of Centennial State produce is an art form. Through her Boulder-based Sabā Jam, the Iranian-American artisan aims to bring attention to the splendor of our bounty as well as her homeland’s custom of treasuring the harvest. “In Iran, fruit is the thing,” says Parsa, who came to the United States in 2000 to attend college. “When you go to somebody’s house, you take them a bag of fruit, which are like jewels that people cherish and love.” Parsa’s jam-packed journey began in San Francisco more than a decade ago, when she began making preserves for her partner, who was living on the East Coast during its seasonal-fruit-scarce wintertime. An appreciation for the craft and the Golden State’s produce inspired Parsa, a chemical engineer by trade, to take classes at Oakland’s Food Craft Institute and train with renowned Bay Area jam makers. Sabā Jam was born as a side hustle in 2010, but by 2018, it became her profession. When her partner landed a job at the University of Colorado Boulder, the couple moved to the Front Range, where Parsa immediately fell in love with juicy stone fruits from the Western Slope. Now, Parsa works with growers across the state, including Longmont’s Aspen Moon Farm and BonaVida Growers, Paonia’s First Fruit Organic Farms, and Brighton’s Berry Patch Farms. She often cooks their fruit within hours of it leaving the farm or orchard, simmering it in copper pots with a bit of organic sugar, citrus juice, and, often, single-origin spices from companies like Oakland-based Diaspora Co. The results—Aranya-peppercorn-flecked Paonia cherry jam, Palisade peach jam with Baraka cardamom, sweet saffron-tinged Longmont tomato jam—beg to be spread onto toast, stirred into yogurt, or devoured straight from the jar. “The fruit is doing most of the work,” Parsa says. “My goal is to help the farmers realize that there is demand for this high-quality fruit, so they’ll keep growing.” sabajamsf.com

SPREAD THE LOVE Chef Jesse Albertini opened her virtual pasta shop, Sfoglina, in July 2020 to bring hand-milled and slow-dried whole-grain noodles and monthly pasta subscriptions to hungry Coloradans—literally, as she self-delivers. Try Sfoglina’s twisted-tube casarecce and Addie’s Animals, named for her daughter, which put the letters in alphabet soup to shame. Even better, Albertini uses grains grown on the Eastern Plains and in Utah and donates five percent of her profits to local charities. sfoglinadenver.com MARCH 2021

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Self-care in 2021 looks like having food from these Colorado makers in your kitchen at all times. 34 DEGREES If 34 Degrees’ Crisps are the cracker darlings of Denver, then the brand’s new Snaps are its highly snackable sibling. The airy, baked chickpea thins, sold in sea salt, everything, and onion-dip-ready umami flavors, are also produced at the company’s Louisville facility, founded in 2003 by Craig Lieberman, a co-owner of Beckon in RiNo. 34-degrees.com

herb-, garlic-, and vinegar-based sauce native to Argentina and Uruguay (they dubbed theirs Gaucho Sauce). Today, Chimichurri Bros. makes several seasonal iterations, including basil-mint, Palisade peach, and springtime ramp versions—all of which play well with steak, fish, and brats. chimichurribros.com BLACK KNIFE BAKERY Baker Deviny Herrera likes to try new things. Case in point: She has

BITS & PIECES CON CERVEZA Only order delivery of Orlando Benavidez’s green- and red-chile corn tortillas if you’re comfortable forming a new habit. Made by the New Mexico native and longtime Denver chef using puréed chiles (never dyes), each street-taco-size round is wonderfully supple and fragrant. Bits & Pieces’ spice blends, especially the sweet-and-savory Mexican jerk seasoning featured on its food truck menu, are flavor bombs, too. bitsnpiecescc.com BUBBY GOOBER’S BAKED GOODS When even omnivores feel torn between Bubby Goober’s flaky vegan hand pies and its traditional, butter-laden versions, you know you’re dealing with some spectacular pastries. Wife-and-wife team Jennifer Tom and Corrie Sharp fill each five-inch pie with sweet-tart combinations like their Black & Bluebarb (blackberries, blueberries, rhubarb) and cherry amaretto (fresh or frozen cherries, amaretto-soaked dried cherries, and sour cherry jam). We say try them all, available for delivery or pickup in Montclair. bubbygoobers.com CHIMICHURRI BROS. After being furloughed during the March 2020 COVID-19 restaurant shutdown, chefs Austin Hume and Forrest Bayne decided to become makers of tangy chimichurri, the 86

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created more than 100 macaron flavors at her takeaway-only, Westminster bakery since opening in 2018, from lavender chai crème brûlée to ube pandan to hot Cheetos (really). Order a mixed dozen or two of the gorgeous confections and get ready to swoon. blackknifebakery.com EDWARDS MEATS Dry, rubbery, oversalted—none of these unfortunate characteristics have anything to do with the 10 varieties of jerky that the pros at 59-year-old Edwards Meats in Wheat Ridge craft and smoke onsite. Their juicy teriyaki buffalo strips and peppered Angus steak sticks are a meat-snack lover’s holy grail. It’s time to ditch the stuff from the gas station. edwards-meats.com

KONJO ETHIOPIAN FOOD Konjo’s berbere spice blend—a mix of 14 aromatics, including dried red chile, cloves, and green cardamom—tastes just as good as a seasoning for grilled chicken and roasted vegetables as it does in the hearty stews sold at Konjo’s food truck, Edgewater Market stall, and online. Stock up on the berbere, kib’eh (clarified butter), and awaze (berbere-infused hot sauce) and your home cooking will always sing. konjoethiopian food.com LINJI MARKET Move over, Sriracha: Thailand native Rasami Storm’s prik pad nam-man is coming in hot—literally. Drizzle the crunchy chile oil, brimming with dried chiles, vegan red miso, and fried garlic, over ramen, eggs, rice, and anything—really, everything—else that could use a spicy-salty kick. linjimarket.com MISOHOT CHILI PASTE Denver private chef Curtis Bell tested his miso-based spicy chile

paste, which he originally concocted as a condiment for ramen, at least 35 times before he was satisfied that it was good enough to jar and share with the world. Using red miso and six kinds of roasted chiles as his base, Bell has taken hot sauce to dazzling, must-have heights. We particularly love it spread on a hot tortilla with butter, thinly sliced radishes, and coarse salt. misohot.co MS. BETTY’S COOKING Denver chef Tajahi Cooke’s grandmother Betty, who moved from what is now Bangladesh to Jamaica in the 1940s, liked to add her familyrecipe curry powder to dahl and to mango and chicken curries. We agree with Ms. Betty that those are very fine uses, but we also think Cooke’s allspice- and cinnamonrich spice blend adds just the right oomph to marinades and aïolis, too. msbettysgrandson.com TABLE MOUNTAIN FARM The secret to these silky caramel sauces is fresh milk from happy Cañon City goats. Owner Amanda Adare’s dedication to using organic cane sugar and fair-trade organic cocoa powder, vanilla beans, and cinnamon doesn’t hurt either. We’re obsessed with the salted dark chocolate and whiskey flavors. tablemountainfarm.com YO BUCHA Mom-of-two Anna Postek, who has called Colorado home for nearly three decades, decided three years ago to create a snack for her kids that would be tasty and good for them, and so Yo Bucha—a line of antioxidant-, probiotic- and omega3-packed yogurts flavored with fresh fruit, chia seeds, and green tea kombucha—was born. Each cup is like a layered parfait and comes in strawberry hibiscus, blueberry lemon, vanilla peach, and raspberry lime flavors. yobucha.com

SPREAD THE LOVE Denver-based Desserted delivers boxes full of sweet goodies with hand-doodled cards for any occasion or reason. Owners Jimmy and Amber LaPrelle aren’t just contributing to area dentistry practices through their cookieand-candy company, though, as they also donate proceeds to organizations that are dear to them, including helping Food for Thought Denver feed students in need on weekends. desserted.co m

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GETRIGHT’S BAKERY AND PLANT NURSERY If baker and plant obsessive (and former Uncle executive sous chef) Matt Dulin could design his own cafe, it would be warm, welcoming, full of potted plants, and smell like fresh-from-the-oven sourdough, croissants, and fruit galettes. That’s the vision he’s trying to realize through his year-old, delivery-based bakery and nursery, from which you can score some of Denver’s finest baked goods and the ponytail palm of your (and his) dreams. goodygetright.com


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YEAR As the COVID-19 pandemic raged across Colorado, hundreds of thousands of the state’s schoolchildren were stuck at home, learning in basements and at kitchen tables. What does this past year mean for their futures—and for the future of education in the Centennial State?

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ONE DAY THIS PAST WINTER a Denver Public Schools (DPS) fifth grader phoned a therapist who was helping her cope with her anxiety. She missed her friends and needed to talk. A single mom a few miles south in Littleton called her teenage sons from work one weekday, just to make sure they were doing OK with everything. In northeastern Colorado, a mother couldn’t get through the day without worrying about her four children, one of whom was in middle school and recently had asked the family’s Alexa device for advice on how to put an end to his suicidal thoughts. The particular struggles for parents and children over the past year may be different, but they’re also awfully familiar and have the same root cause: pandemic-induced remote learning. Jada Williams* knows the challenges. She’d seen her daughter’s slow academic slide begin late this past summer, just weeks into a school year that had started with students at home because of the novel coronavirus. After months of remote learning, DPS gave her 10-year-old daughter, Nia,* the option of in-person learning at east Denver’s Montclair School of Academics and Enrichment this past winter. Williams declined. It was “the hardest decision of my life,” Williams, who is in her late thirties and Black, says. She knew how important it was for Nia to be in a classroom, but she also knew the risks associated with COVID-19, which has hit Black communities at disproportionately high rates. Williams worked two jobs, and she didn’t have the luxury of missing a paycheck if she got sick. Ultimately, sending Nia back to in-person schooling “wasn’t worth the risk” to her family’s health or their financial situation. Williams watched her daughter’s reading aptitude slip each night as the two read before bedtime. Nia was a hands-on kid, so it was inevitable she’d eventually become lonely and disengaged from her schoolwork. Williams always believed her daughter’s situation would be temporary, but a sense of helplessness seized her as the pandemic dragged on through the summer and into the fall and winter. “I never imagined,” she says, “that this is what school would look like.” *Names have been changed. 90

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Williams, who also has a three-year-old son, didn’t have any cushion in her budget to hire a tutor for her daughter. Nia cried when she learned of her mother’s decision to keep her home, where she would log in to school each morning as her mother took calls for her day job as an eye-examination scheduler for a managed care company. “How do you tell a child you’re keeping her from her teacher and her friends?” says Williams, who also cuts hair to supplement her income. “I want her to go back so bad. I don’t have a good answer for anything. She keeps asking me when she’s finally going to see her teachers and her friends. I keep saying, ‘I don’t know. I don’t know.’ How much longer can I do that?” Nearly 100 miles north of the Williams’ home, 14-year-old Brett Shaw* sat hunched over a laptop at his kitchen table, trying to ignore his mother. His first-semester final exams were to begin the next day. Snow was piled around his family’s rustic, split-level home in the hills west of Fort Collins. It was mid-December, but indoors it looked much the same as it had every other day during the pandemic, with Brett wearing a pair of shorts, sitting next to his two younger sisters as they logged into their classes. Brett—wiry and friendly, with a thin face and a wisp of black hair peeking out from under the back of his Dallas Cowboys beanie—had earned mostly B’s and C’s in middle school the year before. As with so many American children since then, the pandemic had upended most everything in Brett’s life. Both of his parents had temporarily lost their


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C O LO R A D O ’S D E PA RT M E N T of Education doesn’t keep specific statistics on remote learning, but it’s estimated that 900,000 kindergarten through high school students across the state have spent at least some time in virtual classes this school year. From Fort Collins to Trinidad, from Sterling to Grand Junction—and throughout the Denver metro area—families’ kitchens, home offices, basements, and bedrooms have become makeshift classrooms. Parents not only had to be parents, but also English and chemistry teachers, school-lunch cooks, and IT specialists. Since strict socialdistancing policies were put in place a year ago, and with millions sickened and (at press time) more than 440,000 dead in the United States alone, hundreds of thousands of Colorado’s children are still stuck at home, trying to learn through laptops or tablets or smartphones. “Our children have been hurt in many ways,” says Dr. Steven Berkowitz, a medical doctor and a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he studies child stress, trauma, and resilience. “School has been among the most significant pressure points.” During a moment in history when many Americans can’t even seem to agree on basic facts, one thing is clear: Parents collectively haven’t worried so much about their kids’ educations in a generation, and it’s doubtful they’ve ever felt so “I feel like I’m the one who’s jobs during the previous nine months, which had been devastatunderprepared to help them. “I’m doing failing,” says one Colorado ing to the family’s finances. Brett rarely saw his friends. He loved the best I can, but it never seems like it’s mother, voicing the stresses and concerns of so many competitive wrestling, but he hadn’t worked out with his team enough,” says one mother whose sons parents as their children have in months. Of the roughly 80 days that made up Brett’s first attend high school in Arapahoe County. navigated virtual learning. semester, only 10 had been in an actual classroom. “I barely got Says an elementary school mother in to know my way around,” he said as he logged onto his English Douglas County: “I’m sad and upset, and class, where the students were studying Romeo and Juliet. With one every day is terrible. The worst part is I don’t know who to be angry week remaining in his first freshman semester, Brett was in a bad spot at.” There’s a shared pain among parents as they attempt to survive academically. He had three D’s, one F, a bunch of unfinished work, and the pandemic amid the daily struggle of negotiating virtual schooling a frustrated mother trying to hold things together. and the corollary effects that isolation has on mental health. Over in the family room, Brett’s mom, Kelly Shaw,* sat at her In schools from California to Colorado to New York, there’s been desk. Her job as a medical coder for a hospital gave her flexibility a strong push to safely return children to their classrooms; President to work from home when her husband returned to his full-time Joe Biden, in December, stated his goal was “that the majority of job in construction. Like most parents working through the panour schools can be open by the end of my first 100 days.” Citing demic, Kelly, who is 41, was fighting doubts about herself. One day, evidence that coronavirus transmission is low among kids, and facshe’d worry she was neglecting her work and focusing too much on ing pressure from parents who’ve shared their worries and anger in her children’s schooling; the next, she was certain she was ignoring protests and online, Colorado administrators have begun reopenher children’s schooling and focusing too much on her work. She ing their schools’ doors, to mixed results. While many of the state’s thought about bills that would soon come due and was often angry public school students began in-person classes in January, the return that her school district hadn’t opened its high schools. “I feel like I’m to school was fraught with complications. The Denver Post reported the one who’s failing,” she said. that 12 schools had almost immediate COVID-19 outbreaks when Kelly opened Brett’s school portal, which gave her access to attenin-person learning began. By this spring, most every student in the dance records, grades, and assignments. She took a deep breath. Her state could have an option to return to in-person learning, even at back stiffened. It was as if she were preparing for a crash landing. the high school level. It’s an ambitious plan with myriad potential

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pitfalls, including teachers unions’ opposition (given ongoing health concerns) and stumbles in COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. Until the vast majority of Colorado’s students return to school, whether temporarily or for good, it will be impossible to fully understand the academic, emotional, and social damage inflicted upon them. Research thus far on the impact of virtual education during the pandemic has been scant. “We’d love to have easy answers,” says Katy Anthes, Colorado’s education commissioner, “but nothing will be easy about any of this.” In the tech-savvy Netherlands, which had an eight-week lockdown, one study showed “large learning losses” among school-age children, particularly those in less-affluent communities. The National Bureau of Economic Research, in Massachusetts, concluded the pandemic’s impact on kids’ educations would have “particularly long-lasting consequences,” especially in areas of social interaction and relations with peers. “Early evidence,” the report says, “suggests that online education…is a poor substitute.” “Everything seems frightening and dangerous when you look into the future,” says Christy McConnell, a professor of educational foundations and curriculum studies at the University of Northern Colorado. “We already want to know how we fix things, but we don’t even know what to fix yet.” For those who soldiered through closures, the inventory of needs among Colorado’s school districts and their students is equally disturbing. Almost overnight, school administrators and community 92

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leaders realized the severity of infrastructure and resource shortcomings: Even as districts worked overtime to improve electronic connectivity with their students, more than 30,000 children across the state this past fall didn’t have the devices or internet connections to properly begin online classes, according to the Colorado Department of Education’s Colorado School District Needs Inventory report. “Thousands and thousands of kids were basically shut out of their educations,” says Diana Cruz, the executive director for the Durango Education Foundation, in southwest Colorado, where nearly one out of five students did not have adequate online access. “That’s not the students’ fault, but it became their problem.” According to the Colorado Department of Education, 30,024 fewer children were present for October’s student-count date, upon which the next year’s public school funding is based—roughly a three percent decline. The shortfall extended across the state, almost entirely in districts that went exclusively online, and was most prevalent in lower grades. Some experts say this could indicate that parents hit a “hard reset” on early education this year—essentially opting to delay enrollment for kindergarten-age children or to have students repeat their grade level starting next August. Studies have shown how critical a role early childhood education plays in a student’s growth, especially in literacy. An early interest in reading is the most likely path to becoming a good learner in the future, with fourth-grade reading levels a baseline indicator for success. Nationally, children who struggle to read in first grade are 88 percent more likely to struggle with literacy in the fourth grade. And children who struggle in fourth grade are four times more likely to drop out of school. A majority of American juveniles caught in the criminal-justice system are functionally illiterate, and three out of five of the country’s adult inmates have similar deficiencies. With sobering statistics like those, the fallout from this year might eventually become best known through its grimmest figures: dropout rates, stunted wages, and eventually even incarcerations. “We know there’s been a loss for students somewhere, and not only academically,” says Berkowitz, who works with children living through trauma. “School isn’t just a place to learn reading, writing, and math. You learn to communicate with peers. You deal with disappointments. You learn to be part of society. Students are missing those lessons, and we have no idea what the repercussions will be.” T H E S T U D E N T S S U F F E R I N G M O S T through the pandemic are often the same ones who were already facing the most adversity. They’re boys and girls with intellectual or physical disabilities, kids who were already going to bed hungry, and children from underserved populations for which COVID-19 has been particularly insidious with its infection and death rates. The pandemic has put into stark relief the inequalities within health and education in our country, gaps that had existed for centuries but threaten to become even wider the longer the pandemic drags on. It’s been well documented that Black and brown children generally score lower on standardized tests than their white peers.


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he wondered whether his school would have a wrestling season and if Dropout rates are higher. College attendance is lower. The panhe had a shot at making the varsity team despite not having wrestled demic has caused the scales to tilt even further against the country’s a match in nearly a year. He checked the clock on the stove. He had most vulnerable students. “What’s the future for a child who was nearly 90 minutes until his next class. already behind, who falls deeper and deeper into an academic hole “Why don’t you work on some of your missing homework?” his and can’t imagine a way out?” says Jennifer Bacon, a former DPS mother suggested and pulled out a list of his assignments. Brett board member who was elected as a state representative this past opened the doors to the family room fireplace and stoked the fire. fall. “How can we afford to have a critical mass of our Denver kids He sat in a chair next to his mother. He played with a video camera. get left behind?” He looked out the kitchen window. Were new neighbors moving in The National Bureau of Economic Research study from this across the street? Could he go outside and meet them? past year indicated the pandemic impacts will be uneven, especially “No!” his mother said. “Do your work.” when considering family economics. Perhaps unsurprisingly, children Someday, there again will be high school proms, science fairs in the from affluent families are expected to see virtually no disruption in gym, and nighttime football games packed with students bathed under academic performance upon their return to the classroom, while chilwhite lights. But who will be forgotten and left further behind? “What dren in underserved communities could slip several grade levels. “The are the lessons we get out of this, and what are the lessons we forget haves and have-nots have never been more exposed,” says Colorado and don’t address because we’re just so excited to move on?” Bacon says. Representative Barbara McLachlan, a former teacher who chairs She wonders about the lives that might have been irreparably changed the state’s House Education Committee. “We’re going to be playing during the pandemic—the social, emotional, and academic damage catch-up with children’s lives.” inflicted, to be passed to another generation of Figuring out how much work is needed to close young learners. “We have structural questions that that gap will be difficult, at least on a macro level. State This spread, from left: need to be addressed,” she says. “How we stand up politicians and educators are agitating against mass Katy Anthes, Colorado’s education commissioner; former now will define us in the future.” testing as formerly virtual learners return to in-perDenver Public Schools board While companies and state and local governson classes, arguing that students’ “fragile confidence” member and current state Representative Jennifer Bacon ments have boasted about CONTINUED ON PAGE 114 might be further damaged. Instead, they’ve proposed ideas such as intensive one-on-one work with students, community tutoring, and improved communication with parents—all of which will take more time and effort, from all sides. “Gaps are going to expand before they shrink,” says Anthes, the education commissioner. In the meantime, the Colorado Department of Education has started distributing more than $1 billion in federal and state COVID-19-related relief funds to local education agencies, and Anthes says she’s “trusting that educators will make the best decisions for their students.” Still, she says, “It’ll be important to measure [learning loss] at some point because we’re going to need to know what we’re grappling with.” Jada Williams knows her daughter will be one of the students who needs extra help. “I’m trying so hard to keep things together,” she says. She wonders how she will console Nia—and herself—when the first academic tests show how far her daughter has fallen. Until then, Williams maneuvers through her day with near military precision—bouncing among work, her toddler son, and Nia’s classes. After work and school, Williams reads with her kids and checks Nia’s homework. At the end of days that often begin before dawn, Williams sometimes falls asleep before 8:30 p.m. due to exhaustion. “I do this because my kids need to know I’m here for them. I want the best for them,” she says as she bathes her son during her 30-minute lunch break. Her daughter was in another room, in class. Her son squealed in her arms. “Sometimes it feels like everything is against us, but I can’t think about that. I refuse to allow my kids to disappear.” U P I N T H E H I L LS O U T S I D E Fort Collins, Brett Shaw heated a Styrofoam carton of macaroni and cheese in the microwave. As he waited for his lunch to warm up,

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Scott Bernard

KieAnn Brownell

ebarkman@livsothebysrealty.com 720-404-4462

scott.bernard@sothebysrealty.com 720-515-5091

kb@onthemovedenver.com 303-246-6051

Dave Bauman

Michelle Berzins

David Browning

david.bauman@coloradohomes.com 303-241-7217

berzins.michelle@gmail.com 720-838-3765

dbrowning@perryandco.com 303-946-9412

Ann Baumgartner

Donna Bird

Jennifer Bub

dmbird60@gmail.com 303-523-9301

jennifer.bub@coloradohomes.com 303-253-4969

Kelly Birner

Mason Buck

A-SQUARED REAL ESTATE

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

norma.adair@coloradohomes.com 720-291-3300

Dana Allen

COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

dana@danaallen.net 303-944-7085

Jennifer Antonio

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

jantonio@livsothebysrealty.com 720-275-9695 RE/MAX OF BOULDER

katie@boulderco.com 720-365-1043

Ann Atkinson

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

aatkinson@livsothebysrealty.com 303-725-6789

Heather Bacon

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

heatherbaconhomes@gmail.com 303-435-0879

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LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER CENTRAL

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

abaumgartner@kentwood.com 303-919-4545

Jami Bedsaul

RE/MAX MOMENTUM

Katie Atkins

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jamibedsaul@gmail.com 303-519-4691

Sherry Beindorff

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC )

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

kbirner@livsothebysrealty.com 303-917-6530

Ross Blahnik COMPASS

sherry.beindorff@coloradohomes.com 303-547-5444

ross.blahnik@compass.com 720-205-1281

Berenice Bejarano

Melanie Blaisdell

bere@kentwood.com 720-312-3056

melanie@melanieismyrealtor.com 720-323-4299

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

HOMESMART

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

RE/MAX NORTHWEST

CORCORAN PERRY & CO.

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

makemoveswithmason@gmail.com 210-601-0288

Taylor Bunney

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

taylorbunney.realtor@gmail.com 720-606-1503

Gina Burke

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

gburke@livsothebysrealty.com 303-570-7649

Previous spread: Dan Saelinger/Trunk Archive

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Jermaine Butler

Maureen Clark

Debbie Cooper-George

Kristina Davis

jermaine.butler@coloradohomes.com 719-963-2053

mclark@livsothebysrealty.com 303-888-9726

kristina@dreamsbydavis.com 303-870-8142

Shannon Byerly

Linda Clure

debbie.cooper-george @coloradohomes.com 303-944-8494

yourfreshstartrealtor@gmail.com 303-919-2611

lindaclure@hotmail.com 720-849-6678

Whitney Cain

Jenna Codespoti Wright

whitney.cain@sothebysrealty.com 720-934-8185

jenna@liveurbandenver.com 303-547-7848

Tricia Campbell

Kennen Cohen

tcampbell@livsothebysrealty.com 720-371-8049

kennen@kennencohen.com 720-245-1825

Steven Carter

Tom Cohen

scarter@remax.net 303-931-4812

tccohen@boulderco.com 303-829-6787

Olivia Casa Monday

Keith Combs

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER WEST

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES INNOVATIVE REAL ESTATE

casastyle5280@gmail.com 720-308-6669

Joy Castillo

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

jcastillo@livsothebysrealty.com 720-291-5816

Teri Castledine

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIVE URBAN REAL ESTATE

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

kcombs@denverrealestate.com 720-218-9614

Ryan Conover

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

ryan@ryanconover.com 303-819-1818

Kim Cook

COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

Toni Cordillo-Keener

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER WEST

toni.keener@coloradohomes.com 303-588-5766

Laura Cowperthwaite YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

la@liveworkdenver.com 303-726-1051

Allison Craig

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

acraig@kentwood.com 303-522-3011

Todd Crosbie

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

tcrosbie@livsothebysrealty.com 303-887-9992

Christopher Crosby RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

chris@thecrosbyteam.com 303-929-3955

Jen Crow

RE/MAX MOMENTUM

jennyhcrow@gmail.com 720-987-8535

Georgia Curie HOMESMART

teri@getyourcastle.com 303-827-1666

kim.cook@coloradohomes.com 719-510-1038

georgiacurie@msn.com 719-660-5575

Jim Cavoto

Mark Cooper

Andrew Darlington

ENGEL & VÖLKERS DENVER

jim.cavoto@evrealestate.com 720-309-3014

Anna Centron

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

afccoop63@gmail.com 303-843-1545

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

andrew@yourcastle.org 303-917-7144

judychambershm@aol.com 303-888-2314

Damon Chavez

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Shiny Objects

BREAKING DOWN THE BLACK DIAMOND CATEGORIES. (Based on 2019 sales volumes)

dchavez@coloradohousefinders.com 303-748-8009

John Chrisbens

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

jc@porchlightgroup.com 303-250-0347

Deidra Christensen HOMESMART

deidrachristensen@hotmail.com 720-849-1092

Karina Christensen

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

karina@denverluxeteam.com 406-600-0432

Tina Christensen

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

tina@madisonprops.com 303-335-7060

COMPASS

olga.delange@compass.com 720-201-9319

Linda Deland

RE/MAX MOMENTUM

lindadeland@remax.net 303-249-7762

Lorri DeLaney

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

delaneylorri@gmail.com 720-313-7437

Heidi DeLuca HOMESMART

heidi@cohomefinders.com 303-919-1413

Nicholas Dembeck

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

ndembeck@livsothebysrealty.com 303-808-1656

Michelle Dent Jackson RE/MAX MOMENTUM

michelled.realtor@gmail.com 720-422-2676

Susan DiLiberti

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

susan@realestatesusan.com 303-946-4530

Carolyn Dooling COMPASS

carolyn.dooling@compass.com 303-250-8544

LaRae Dosen

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

acentron@livsothebysrealty.com 303-906-5793 RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Olga de Lange

larae@remax.net 303-263-6066

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Judy Chambers

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

INDIVIDUAL AGENTS

Black Diamond  $10 million or more INDIVIDUAL AGENTS

Double Black Diamond  $20 million or more TEAMS OF TWO AGENTS

Black Diamond  $15 million or more

TEAMS OF TWO AGENTS

Double Black Diamond  $30 million or more

TEAMS OF 3 TO 5 AGENTS

Nick Duncan

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

nduncan@livsothebysrealty.com 303-596-5030

Marcy Eastman COMPASS

marcy.eastman@compass.com 720-436-5494

Heather Ehret-Faircloth

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

Black Diamond  $20 million or more

denverheather@kentwood.com 720-320-9333

TEAMS OF 3 TO 5 AGENTS

Ben Ellefson

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

Double Black Diamond  $40 million or more

bellefson@porchlightgroup.com 303-591-7529

TEAMS OF 6 OR MORE AGENTS

Jason Ellis

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

Black Diamond  $25 million or more

jason@madisonprops.com 303-906-3395

TEAMS OF 6 OR MORE AGENTS

Lisa Fallon

Double Black Diamond  $50 million or more

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

lisa.fallon@coloradohomes.com 720-840-6711

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Kathryn Farrow

Luke Gordon

Linda Hantman

kathryn.farrow@coloradohomes.com 720-987-8660

luke@denvercityhomes.com 303-331-4548

linda.hantman@denverrealestate.com 720-298-1266

Ron Feldman

Euan Graham

Dunbar Hardy

ron@ronfeldmanhomes.com 303-888-1366

euan@grahamgroupdenver.com 303-619-4400

dunbar@dunbarhardy.com 303-859-7922

Kimberly Fels

Tony Grandt

Maya Harris

kimberlyfels@remax.net 303-888-5655

tgrandt1@comcast.net 720-394-8829

maya@madisonprops.com 720-560-9155

Angela Fladebo

Alan Granruth

Blane Harvey

afladebo@gmail.com 303-319-3847

alangranruth@aol.com 303-929-4188

blane@coloradopropertyadvisor.com 303-667-1074

Magali Fredrick

John Grant

Jon Hatch

magali.fredrick@gmail.com 303-810-6761

jgrant@rmprohomes.com 303-880-3007

hatch@boulderco.com 303-513-2834

Cindy Fry

Monica Graves

Carol Hertel

cindyfry@remax.net 720-351-9273

monica@purplemountain.com 303-901-5224

carol@coloradopeakteam.com 303-949-0321

Emily Gadacz

Aaron Graybill

Taylor Heslop

emily@porchlightgroup.com 303-868-1010

aaron@inhabitdenver.com 303-506-6786

taylorsellscolorado@gmail.com 720-663-8545

Jim Garcia

Ken Greenfield

Cari Higgins

jimgarcia100@gmail.com 720-385-4497

ken@liveurbandenver.com 303-478-4663

cari.higgins@compass.com 303-717-9934

Claudia Garza

Todd Groth

Bonnie Hissey

claudia@buybellacasa.com 720-308-3453

tgroth@livsothebysrealty.com 720-203-9624

bhissey@prodigy.net 303-668-8582

Caryn Geiger

Lori Grunewald

Crystal Hodge

caryn.geiger@coloradohomes.com 303-249-8149

lori.grunewald@coloradohomes.com 303-521-5750

crystal@crystalhodge.com 303-941-7041

Mary Gerwin

Julie Gullett

Lynn Hodges

mary@porchlightgroup.com 303-619-3150

julie@newdigs.co 303-408-6966

lynn.hodges@coloradohomes.com 303-913-0166

Barbara Giesey

Carol Guzman

Mark Holmes

barbara@barbaragiesey.com 970-222-4035

cj.guzman@comcast.net 303-929-3157

mark.holmes@coloradohomes.com 303-332-5351

Clare Gleason

Angela Hacker

Kristine Holvick

clarealtor@gmail.com 303-931-8111

ahacker@livsothebysrealty.com 303-250-4108

kholvick@homesincolorado.com 303-359-1259

Caroline Glidden

Kyla Hammond

Mary Huffman

caroline@porchlightgroup.com 303-884-1264

kylahammondrealty@gmail.com 720-431-1239

mary@maryhuffman.com 303-902-4842

Jonathan Goldberg

Alana Hankins

Kimberly Hullett

alanahankins@msn.com 303-907-1500

kimhullett@porchlightgroup.com 303-748-3336

Lynne Hannifan

Kelsea Imanuel

lhannifan@aol.com 303-589-5494

homes@kwafrenchie.com 720-560-4642

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER CENTRAL

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

HOMESMART

HOMESMART

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

jgoldberg@livsothebysrealty.com 303-919-8950

Daniel Gomer

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

danielgomer1@gmail.com 303-261-5278

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MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

YOUR CASTLE MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

LIVE URBAN REAL ESTATE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

HOMESMART

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COMPASS

HOMESMART

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER WEST

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

HOMESMART

FAQ How does the magazine create this list? In June 2020, 5280 posted its Top Real Estate Producers survey online. We sent the link to the questionnaire (available at submit.5280. com/top-producers) to dozens of real estate brokerages in the seven metro-area counties; it was also shared widely via social media. Any brokerage with agents who sell homes in the Denver metro area could submit nominations. The survey asked brokerage administrators to provide the names of both individual agents and teams of agents who, based on their sales volumes for 2019, qualified for our list. Nominees in hand, our research department reached out to each real estate agent to confirm the sales numbers and to gather and/or verify their basic contact information. What qualifies someone to be a 5280 Top Real Estate Producer? We have four categories: individual agents, teams of two agents, teams of three to five agents, and teams of six or more agents. Within each category, we have two tiers: black diamond and double black diamond, which signify different levels of (impressive!) sales volumes. To be on the list, an agent or team of agents must have sold real estate within the Denver metro area and attained a certain amount of sales in 2019. Agents must also have an active license with the state’s Department of Regulatory Agencies; that license must be in good standing, without any disciplinary actions within the past five years.


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Your questions about the Top Real Estate Producers list, answered.

I’m looking at the list and there seem to be teams in, say, the six or more category that only have five agents. What’s that about? As in any business setting, people come and go. Because we want this list to be a useful reference for you, we have only included current members of teams. So, while there may have been seven people responsible for the team’s 2019 sales volume— which would put that group in the six-plus category—only five may still be working with that squad today. I’ve heard that being on the list requires an agent or a brokerage to advertise with 5280—is this true? Nope. Inclusion in the Top Real Estate Producers list is not dependent upon the decision to advertise with the magazine. Sometimes agents and brokerages decide to advertise; however, if, when, and/or how much anyone advertises is not taken into consideration when compiling the list. I’m an agent, but my brokerage didn’t receive the survey this year. How do we participate in the future? The next Top Real Estate Producers list will likely run in March 2022. The survey should be live and available to metro-area brokerage managers who visit submit.5280.com/top-producers in the summer of 2021. If you have questions about participation, please send an email to: toprealestateproducers @5280.com.

Carolyn Ingebritson

Diane Kreider

Lisa Lovely

carolyn@theperfectpairhome.com 303-594-7696

dikreider@gmail.com 303-378-7763

lmlovely1@msn.com 303-880-0599

Lori Jackson

Allie Kronberg

Juan Luevanos

lorijacksonrealtor@gmail.com 303-910-8505

akronberg@livsothebysrealty.com 720-987-6808

juancluevanos@msn.com 303-638-7649

Joshua Jeffords

Mark Kruse

Jed MacArthur

joshuajeffords@gmail.com 719-332-7874

mark.kruse@remax.net 303-522-7675

jedmac@boulderco.com 303-570-8655

Randy Jeffrey

Kelly Kummer

Amie MacKenzie

rjeffrey@livsir.com 303-669-8225

kellyk@porchlightgroup.com 303-956-0975

amackenzie@livsothebysrealty.com 720-353-3833

Lisa Jones

Miles Kunkel

Fauna MacKillip

lisa.jones@sothebysrealty.com 720-244-6696

miles@beinboulder.com 303-345-8619

faunamackillip@remax.net 303-870-4740

Tommy Karaffa

Barry Kunselman

Trang Mai

tommy@karaffarealestate.com 303-257-3891

barry@porchlightgroup.com 303-887-0588

trang.mai@gmail.com 720-541-0558

Jimmy Keith

Robin Lake

Jennifer Markus

jimmykeith@boulderco.com 303-898-2795

rlake@livsothebysrealty.com 303-875-2246

jmarkus@denverrealestate.com 303-817-0192

Shawn Kelley

Robyn Landry

Paulette Marshall

skelley@livsothebysrealty.com 303-570-8354

rlandry@kentwoodrealestate.com 303-918-6940

paulettemarshall@remax.net 720-320-1616

Rachel Kennedy

Taylor Lawton

Christine Martin

rachel@thekennedyhomegroup.com 303-547-8775

taylor@taylorlawton.com 720-422-3060

christinemartinco@kw.com 303-947-1100

Carolyn Kenney

Leslie Le

Kelly Mates

carolyn@cksellshomes.com 720-466-3799

leslie@leslieleadsyouhome.com 720-275-9817

kelly@nextmovecolorado.com 720-343-9686

Cynthia Keyser

Nicole Leininger

Kelly Mauro

cynthia.keyser@compass.com 818-223-1750

nleininger@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

kellym@porchlightgroup.com 303-960-7596

Steve Kinney

Adana Leonard

Sandy Mazarakis

steve@skinneyproperty.com 303-475-8200

aleonard@livsothebysrealty.com 720-233-7955

sandy@lemonlimegroup.com 303-514-6042

Nadine Kirk

Libby Levinson

Maureen McCarthy

thekirkteam@gmail.com 303-941-4221

libby@lifestyledenver.com 720-935-0412

maureenm@boulderco.com 303-817-1282

Madison Kissel

Beth Lobdell

Vanessa McClanahan

madison.kissel@compass.com 303-949-8697

blobdell@rmpro.net 303-564-3453

vanessa@madisonprops.com 720-690-1524

Dan Koski

Crystal Lockhart

Susan McDonald

dkoski@homesincolorado.com 720-276-9920

cboyer4re@gmail.com 303-905-3852

susan.mcdonald@coloradohomes.com 719-291-2535

Connie Kraska

Jeff Lovato

Theda McDonald

ckraska@livsothebysrealty.com 720-309-2862

jefflovato@thelovatogroup.com 720-854-4834

thedamcdonald@me.com 720-231-5535

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

EXP REALTY

HOMESMART

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

HOMESMART

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COMPASS

HOMESMART

COMPASS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

COMPASS

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

COMPASS

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

HOMESMART

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

HOMESMART

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RESIDENT REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

KELLER WILLIAMS ACTION REALTY

DISTINCT REAL ESTATE

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

DISTINCT REAL ESTATE

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DINING GUIDE $

U N D E R $ 10

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$ 16 T O $ 25

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$ 26 A N D H I G H E R.

Quiero Arepas, Knockabout Burgers, Del Mar by Rooted, and Bistro Georgette. 3200 Pecos St., 720-269-4778. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

SYMBOL KEY NEW

Indicates a restaurant featured in 5280 for the first time (though not necessarily a restaurant that has just opened).

B

25 B E S T

Indicates inclusion in 5280’s 2019 list of Denver’s best restaurants; we did not release a 2020 list due to COVID19 disruptions and closures. These selections are at the discretion of 5280 editors and are subject to change.

A Acreage by Stem Ciders

Acova

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Barolo Grill

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Boulder / Italian This decade-old wood-fired eatery offers bold flavors and interesting wines. Try the lasagna with seasonal ingredients or the clam pizza. Reservations accepted. 3601 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 303-997-8775. Dinner

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Highland / American A diverse gluten-free menu of American classics and dishes spotlighting international flavors are the draw here. Try the honey-drizzled fried chicken. Reservations accepted. 3651 Navajo St., 303-736-2718. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

African Grill & Bar

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Lakewood / African Head to this cheery African restaurant for rich stews, fried fish, rice dishes, and friendly service. Also try the Green Valley Ranch location. Reservations accepted. 955 S. Kipling Pkwy., Lakewood, 720-229-7778. Lunch, Dinner

25 B E S T

Annette

Attimo Winery

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Avanti Food & Beverage

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Downtown / Italian At this urban winery, Snooze co-founder Jon Schlegel pairs vino from artisans in Northern Italy with light, thoughtful fare. Reservations accepted. 2246 Larimer St., 720-287-4988. Dinner Highland / International Current tenants of this food collective include Lea Jane’s Hot Chicken, Brava! Pizzeria Della Strada, Meta Asian Kitchen,

MARCH 2021

In the ’Zone LoHi gained a patio-friendly new pizzeria in May 2020 called Happy Camper, the first Denver outpost of the Chicago-born brand. There are 30 different pies on the menu (all of which can be ordered as calzones), each named after regulars and friends of owners Josh Iachelli and Clay Hamilton. Try the Greg, a combination of blackened chicken, pepperoni, jalapeños, tomatoes, scallions, sour cream, cheddar, and cream cheese that’s sure to make your taste buds, well, happy.

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City Park / Steak House Enjoy hearty, homestyle cooking at this local favorite, which has been family-owned for over 80 years. Come for the signature sugar-rubbed steaks. 3503 E. Colfax Ave., 303-322-0363. Dinner Beckon

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RiNo / Contemporary Chef Duncan Holmes brings an elevated, intimate dining experience to Larimer Street. The seasonal menu changes frequently, and excellent, thoughtful wine pairings are available. Reservations required. 2843 Larimer St., 303-749-0020. Dinner The Bindery

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Highland / Contemporary Chef-owner Linda Hampsten Fox’s eatery, market, and bakery offers worldly fare inspired by her travels. Reservations accepted. 1817 Central St., 303-993-2364. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

25 B E S T

Blackbelly

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Boulder / American Chef Hosea Rosenberg’s meaty menu focuses on charcuterie, small plates, and daily butcher specials. Check out the butcher shop and grab-and-go market, Blackbelly Butcher, located next door. Reservations accepted. 1606 Conestoga St., Boulder, 303-247-1000. Dinner Blue Pan Pizza

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West Highland / Pizza Masterfully crafted Detroitstyle pizza is the draw at this tiny spot. Try the Brooklyn Bridge, topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, and ricotta, Romano, and pecorino cheeses. Also try the Congress Park location. 3930 W. 32nd Ave., 720-456-7666. Lunch, Dinner

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Aurora / American Caroline Glover brings a warm dining experience to Stanley Marketplace with Annette. Enjoy a shareable menu featuring seasonal salads, toasts, and wood-grilled fare. Reservations accepted. Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Ste. 108, Aurora, 720-710-9975. Dinner, Brunch

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Bastien’s Restaurant

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Cherry Creek / Italian Dedication to authenticity translates to the food and extensive wine menu at this elegant eatery, which is focused on the cuisines of northern Italy’s Tuscany and Piedmont regions. Reservations accepted. 3030 E. Sixth Ave., 303-393-1040. Dinner Basta

Lafayette / Seasonal Stem Cider’s ciderhouse and eatery pairs its drinks with house-grown produce and sustainable sourcing by chef Eric Lee. Reservations accepted. 1380 Horizon Ave., Lafayette, Unit A, 720-443-3007. Lunch, Dinner

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Cake Crumbs Bakery & Cafe

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Park Hill / American Pick up scratch-baked treats, including cakes, pastries, and breads, and breakfast and lunch specialities at this Park Hill bakery. Reservations not accepted. 2216 Kearney St., 303-861-4912. Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

Carm & Gia Metropolitan

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Carmine’s on Penn

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Aurora / American Burgers made with certified Angus beef, Chicago-style hot dogs, shakes, and more are on the menu at this family-owned spot. Reservations not accepted. 9598 E Montview Blvd., Aurora, 303-747-2008. Lunch, Dinner Speer / Italian This Italian restaurant serves huge platters of hearty food on a year-round patio. Reservations accepted. 92 S. Pennsylvania St., 303-777-6443. Dinner

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Cattivella

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Central Park / Italian Chef Elise Wiggins offers rustic, wood-fired Italian fare from a chef‘s counter. Reservations accepted. 10195 E. 29th Dr., Ste. 110, 303-645-3779. Lunch, Dinner Chook

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Platt Park / Australian Chook specializes in Australian-style, charcoal-grilled rotisserie chicken and fresh veggie sides. Also try the Hale and Stanley Marketplace locations. Reservations not accepted. 1300 S. Pearl St., 303-282-8399. Lunch, Dinner

ChoLon

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Downtown / Asian This contemporary restaurant serves modern twists on Pan-Asian cuisine. Also try the Central Park location. Reservations accepted. 1555 Blake St., 303-353-5223. Lunch, Dinner

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Corrida

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Boulder / Spanish Housed on the rooftop level of the Pearl West building, this elegant Spanish steak house offers Flatiron views and fabulous cocktails and wines. Reservations accepted. 1023 Walnut St., Ste. 400, Boulder, 303-444-1333. Dinner

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Westminster / Polish Traditional dishes are on the menu at this family-owned spot. Order a sizzling skillet of kielbasa, the placki (fried potato and onion pancakes), or the saurkraut pierogis. Reservations accepted. 8121 W. 94th Ave.,Westminster, 303-484-9388. Lunch, Dinner

D D’Corazon

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Downtown / Mexican Known for its authentic, slow-simmered carnitas, this spot offers Mexican at its best. Pair a house margarita with the spicy pork green chile plate. Reservations not accepted. 1530 Blake St., Ste. C, 720-9048226. Lunch, Dinner

Dio Mio

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Duo Restaurant

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RiNo / Italian One thing you can count on at Alex Figura and Spencer White’s fast-casual Italian eatery: perfect pasta. Try the cacio e pepe or the squid ink fusilli with blue crab. The house-made sourdough is heavenly. Reservations not accepted. 3264 Larimer St., 303-562-1965. Dinner Highland / Contemporary At Duo, owners Stephanie Bonin and Keith Arnold have captured the true essence of the neighborhood restaurant: locally sourced fare, a low-key but polished ambience, and the hum of neighbors trading stories. Reservations accepted. 2413 W. 32nd Ave., 303-477-4141. Dinner, Brunch

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Globeville / International You’ll find family recipes from Latin America and Syria at this restaurant, which has a rotating menu and provides job training to local women. Reservations not accepted. 3455 Ringsby Ct., Ste. 105, 303-292-0770. Lunch 25 B E S T

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Denver Central Market

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RiNo / International Dining options at this marketplace range from ceviche to ice cream. Take your pick from Crema Bodega, Vero Italian, Curio Bar, High Point Creamery, and lots more. 2669 Larimer St. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Dimestore Delibar

Edgewater Public Market

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El Noa Noa

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Edgewater / International Satisfy your cravings for everything from wild game sandwiches to Ethiopian fare at this eclectic collective of nearly two dozen food stalls and boutiques. 5505 W. 20th Ave., 303-797-9119. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Highland / American This restaurant, bar, convenience store, and market serves elevated deli fare in an eclectic setting. Try the rolled focaccia sandwiches. Reservations not accepted. 1575 Boulder St., Unit A, 303-537-5323. Lunch, Dinner

Lincoln Park / Mexican Pair authentic Mexican cuisine with top-notch margaritas. Reservations not accepted. 722 Santa Fe Dr., 303-623-9968. Lunch, Dinner


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F Famous Original J’s Pizza

Also check out the steamed buns, karaage (Japanese-style fried chicken), and rice bowls. Reservations not accepted. 1119 13th St., 303-736-2879. Lunch, Dinner

Farmhouse Thai Eatery

H Hank’s Texas BBQ

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Lakewood / Thai This cozy spot offers flavorful specialties from multiple regions, including Northern Thailand’s khao soi (egg noodles in coconut curry). 98 Wadsworth Blvd., Ste.117, Lakewood, 303-237-2475. Lunch, Dinner

The Fifth String

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LoHi / American The Fifth String brings chef Amos Watts’ seasonally inspired cooking to Tejon Street. Try the potato-cheese pierogies with Brussels sprouts. Reservations accepted. 3316 Tejon St., Ste. 102, 720-420-0622. Dinner

Frank & Roze

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Hale / Cafe This stylish cafe serves sustainably sourced coffee from South America, Africa, Asia, and beyond and all-day fare from chef Tom Coohill. Reservations not accepted. 4097 E. Ninth Ave., 720-328-2960. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Frasca Food and Wine

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Boulder / Italian Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and master sommelier Bobby Stuckey’s fine-dining mecca has racked up scores of accolades over the years (including nods from the James Beard Foundation). The elegant Friulano cuisine always wows. Reservations accepted. 1738 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-442-6966. Dinner Fringe Pizza

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Boulder / Pizza Fringe serves a full menu of Italian-inspired shareable plates with an emphasis on Neapolitan-style pizza and also offers 16 taps of craft beer and wine. Reservations not accepted. 2900 Valmont Rd., Boulder, 303-386-4631. Dinner

Fruition Restaurant

G Gaetano’s

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Gaku Ramen

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Boulder / Japanese This Boulder ramen shop serves three of the most traditional types of the Japanese noodle soup: shoyu, miso, and tonkotsu.

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HiRa Cafe & Patisserie

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Aurora / Ethiopian Pastry chef-owner Hiwot Solomon pairs her from-scratch desserts and Ethiopian breakfast plates with house-roasted, single-origin coffee at this cheery cafe. Reservations not accepted. 10782 E. Iliff Ave, Aurora, 720-9491703. Breakfast

Honey Elixir

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RiNo / Contemporary Nonalcoholic potions, boozy cocktails, sipping chocolate, teas, and more, along with a menu of light bites, are the draw at this stunning bar. Reservations not accepted. 2636 Walnut St., Ste.104, 720-328-5992. Dinner

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Hop Alley

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RiNo / Chinese From Tommy Lee of Uncle, this neighborhood hangout serves dishes rooted in Chinese tradition with a touch of distinctive flair. Try the dan dan mian. Reservations accepted. 3500 Larimer St., 720-379-8340. Dinner

I Il Porcellino Salumi

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RiNo / Italian Chef-owner Andrea Frizzi offers imaginative Italian cuisine in the heart of RiNo. Try the pappardelle with Berkshire pork ragu. Reservations accepted. 2601 Larimer St., 303-394-0100. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Imperial Chinese

Istanbul Bakery & Cafe

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Washington Virginia Vale / Middle Eastern Inside a tiny shopping center at the intersection of South Monaco Parkway and Leetsdale Drive, friendly owner Ismet Yilmaz prepares authentic Turkish pastries. 850 S. Monaco Pkwy., Ste. 9, 720-5365455. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Izakaya Den

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Platt Park / Japanese Ultra-fresh sushi, sashimi, and creative small plates are on the menu at this local favorite. 1487-A S. Pearl St., 303-777-0691. Lunch, Dinner

J J’s Noodles Star Thai 2

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Westwood / Thai This traditional Thai spot has developed a cult following over the years. The tom yum soup, drunken noodles, and pad Thai are regulars’ picks. Reservations not accepted. 945 S. Federal Blvd., 303-922-5495. Lunch, Dinner

Jamaican Grill

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Lincoln Park / Jamaican This family-owned Jamaican restaurant serves classic Caribbean-centric dishes like jerk chicken, fried plaintains, and rice and peas, accompanied by a menu of rum-infused cocktails. Also try the Jamaican Mini Grille and International Jerk Market in Lakewood. Reservations accepted. 709 W. Eighth Ave., 303-6230013. Lunch, Dinner

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

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Downtown / Seafood Enjoy sustainable seafood in an upbeat atmosphere. Specialties include the raw oyster bar and seasonally composed plates. Multiple locations. Reservations accepted. 1539 17th St., 303-292-5767. Lunch, Dinner

Jerusalem Restaurant

Berkeley / Deli This neighborhood spot offers excellent, locally raised cured meats, charcuterie boards, and sandwiches. 4334 W. 41st Ave., 303-477-3206. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Il Posto

Highland / Italian This comfy neighborhood hangout features old-school favorites, such as chicken Parmesan. Reservations accepted. 3760 Tejon St., 303-455-9852. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Happy Camper Pizza

LoHi / Pizza A sprawling patio and a menu of 30 different types of pies, appetizers, desserts, and more are the draw at this Chicago-born pizzeria. Reservations accepted. 3211 N. Pecos St., 720-949-1703. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Country Club / American James Beard Award– winning chef Alex Seidel’s tiny kitchen focuses on seasonal dishes that are big on flavor. Reservations accepted. 1313 E. Sixth Ave., 303-831-1962. Dinner

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Hale / Barbecue This fast-casual barbecue joint serves tender, slow-cooked meats (including brisket and hot links) in sandwiches, tacos, and salads until supplies run out each day. Try the pulled pork frito pie. Reservations not accepted. 5410 E. Colfax Ave., 720-277-3225. Lunch, Dinner

NEW

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Hampden / Indian This spot serves an extensive menu of Indian specialties, including tandoori chicken. Reservations not accepted. 8921 E. Hampden Ave., 303-755-4284. Lunch, Dinner

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Five Points / Pizza Joshua Pollack’s New York– style and rectangular Grandma pies are totally customizable and available by the slice. Reservations not accepted. 715 E. 26th Ave., 720-420-9102. Lunch, Dinner

India’s Restaurant

University / Middle Eastern You can’t beat this spot’s tasty, affordable, and traditional Middle Eastern fare. Reservations accepted. 1890 E. Evans Ave., 303-777-8828. Lunch, Dinner

Jovanina’s Broken Italian

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Downtown / Italian This gorgeous LoDo eatery expands on traditional Italian fare by incorporating unexpected, seasonal ingredients. Reservations accepted. 1520 Blake St., 720-541-7721. Dinner

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Baker / Asian This stalwart offers Cantonese, Mandarin, and Szechuan food in an elegant setting. Order the Chilean sea bass in black bean sauce or the stir-fried Dungeness crab. Reservations accepted. 431 S. Broadway, 303-698-2800. Lunch, Dinner

Kachina Cantina

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Downtown / Southwestern This spot specializes in southwestern fare, such as Navajo tacos. Also try the Westminster-based sister location, Kachina Southwestern Grill. Reservations accepted. 1890 Wazee St., 720-460-2728. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch


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DINING GUIDE The Kitchen

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Kobe An

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Downtown / American This community bistro features consciously sourced ingredients and a raw seafood bar. Also try the Boulder location. Reservations accepted. 1520 16th St., 303-623-3127. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Cherry Creek / Japanese Everything is traditional at this Japanese restaurant, including the seating. The menu features favorites such as tempura, gyoza, and yakisoba. Reservations accepted. Also try the LoHi location. 231 Milwaukee St., 303-989-5907. Lunch, Dinner

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LeRoux

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Downtown / French Lon Symensma’s upscale, European-inspired eatery features tableside preparations and a roving cheese cart. Don’t miss the Paris-Brest dessert. Reservations accepted. 1555 Blake St., Ste. 102, 720-845-1673. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch La Loma

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Downtown / Mexican This family-owned restaurant offers a menu of classic Mexican eats (think: flautas, tacos, and fajitas) in a convivial downtown location. Pair your meal with one of the refreshing house margaritas. Reservations accepted. 1801 Broadway, 303-433-8300. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Logan Street

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Capitol Hill / Mediterranean From the owners behind Carboy Winery, Logan Street serves woodfired fare, fresh pastas, and flatbreads that pair well with the house-made vino. Stop by the wine bar and tasting room next door. Reservations accepted. 400 E. Seventh Ave., 720-617-9410. Lunch, Dinner

Lola Coastal Mexican

Los Cabos Puro Peru

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Downtown / Peruvian This cozy spot serves Peruvian specialties with Cantonese and Spanish influences. Don’t miss the rotisserie chicken. Reservations accepted. 1525 Champa St., 303-595-3232. Lunch, Dinner

Los Chingones

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RiNo / Mexican Los Chingones offers shareable Mexican cuisine with distinctive style. Find a menu marked by ceviches, funditos, and tacos. Multiple locations. Reservations not accepted. 2463 Larimer St., 303-295-0686. Lunch, Dinner

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Mango House

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Mason’s Dumpling Shop

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Aurora / International This immigrant- and refugee-led food hall is home to five outstanding culinary concepts, including Urban Burma, Rocky Mountain Sudanese, Odaa Ethiopian, Golden Sky Asian, and Nepali Mountain Kitchen. 10180 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, 303-900-8639. Lunch, Dinner

Aurora / Chinese A menu of house-made steamed, boiled, and pan-fried dumplings complement a selection of noodle and rice bowls and vegetableforward sides at this Los Angeles-born spot. Reservations not accepted. 9655 E. Montview Blvd., Aurora, 303-600-8998. Lunch, Dinner

Mazèvo Mediterranean Eatery

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Berkeley / Mediterranean Enjoy specialties from across the Mediterranean at this cozy eatery, from dolmas (stuffed grape leaves) to tahini hummus to harissa roasted chicken. Reservations not accepted. 3961 Tennyson St., 303-9558256. Lunch, Dinner

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Mercantile Dining & Provision

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Downtown / American Award-winning chef Alex Seidel offers upscale, contemporary farm-to-table fare, including pasta dishes and family-style shared plates for the table. Reservations accepted for dinner. Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Ste. 155, 720-460-3733. Lunch, Dinner Misfit Snackbar

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Cole / Southern New Orleans native and owner Henry Batiste serves his grandmother’s recipes for gumbo, po’ boys, and much more at this Louisianainspired spot. Reservations not accepted. 3321 Bruce Randolph Ave., 720-389-9544. Dinner

Oak at Fourteenth

Ohana Island Kitchen

Hawaiian / Seafood This Hawaiian-inspired eatery serves top-notch tuna poke, Spam musubi, roasted pork, and more in a casual setting. Reservations not accepted. 2563 15th St., 303-718-6580. Lunch, Dinner

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Osaka Ramen

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Owlbear Barbecue

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RiNo / Japanese Jeff Osaka’s modern ramen shop features original noodle soups, bento boxes, and creative small plates. Order the spicy miso ramen and don’t miss the mochi doughnuts. Reservations not accepted. 2611 Walnut St., 303-955-7938. Lunch, Dinner

RiNo / Barbecue The brick-and-mortar joint from pitmaster Karl Fallenius is serving brisket, ribs, and all of the fixings. Try the smoked pork belly. Reservations not accepted. 2826 Larimer St., 970-708-3954. Lunch, Dinner

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City Park / Contemporary This walk-up kitchen inside Middleman cocktail bar serves imaginative twists on familiar pub fare. Try the burger or the steamed eggplant dumplings. Reservations not accepted. 3401 E. Colfax Ave., 303-3534207. Dinner

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Boulder / American This spot just off the Pearl Street Mall offers a diverse, ever-changing menu of seasonal, oak-fired eats from chef Steve Redzikowski and creative cocktails from Bryan Dayton. Order the kale and apple salad. 1400 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-444-3622. Lunch, Dinner

Park Hill Sushi Co.

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Park Hill / Sushi This quick-service sushi spot specializes in made-to-order hand rolls and sashimi. Multiple locations. 4900 E. Colfax Ave., Unit A, 303-953-9581. Lunch, Dinner

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Highland / Mexican The flavors and beachy vibes of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula shine at Lola. Order the charred octopus and the queso fundido. Reservations accepted. 1575 Boulder St., 720-570-8686. Dinner, Brunch

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Speer / Breakfast Lucile’s offers Cajun and Creole-style breakfasts and lunches with warm hospitality. Multiple locations. Reservations not accepted. 275 S. Logan St., 303-282-6258. Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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Cherry Creek / French An offshoot of the more than 30-year-old New York City establishment, Le Bilboquet serves upscale French fare in a posh setting. Reservations accepted. 299 St. Paul St., 303-835-9999. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Lucile’s Creole Cafe

Mizu Izakaya

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Highland / Japanese This contemporary Japanese restaurant offers an excllent bar program and a hip atmosphere. Pair a Singapore Sling cocktail with a selection from the raw bar or a bowl of ramen. Reservations accepted. 1560 Boulder St., 720-372-7100. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Pete’s Kitchen

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Pho Duy

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Cheesman Park / American A Denver landmark and a staple for comfort food, Pete’s is known for its breakfasts but also serves burgers, gyros, and souvlaki sandwiches any time of day. Reservations not accepted. 1962 E. Colfax Ave., 303-3213139. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch Westwood / Vietnamese Slurp down delicious bowls of noodle soup at this popular Vietnamese mainstay. Reservations not accepted. 925 S. Federal Blvd., 303-937-1609. Lunch, Dinner

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Cherry Creek / American Chef Paul Nagan serves gussied-up versions of American favorites—such as shrimp and grits with Tabasco butter—at this sleek eatery. Reservations accepted. 222 Milwaukee St., 720-571-8080. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Phoenician Kabob

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South Park Hill / Middle Eastern This quiet restaurant serves a solid menu of Middle Eastern and Lebanese fare. Reservations accepted. 5709 E. Colfax Ave., 303-355-7213. Lunch, Dinner



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Potager

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Capitol Hill / Contemporary This family-owned restaurant specializes in fresh, seasonal food. The menu changes once a month. Dine in the back garden. Reservations not accepted. 1109 Ogden St., 303-832-5788. Dinner

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Berkeley / Barbecue Texas barbecue smoked over the restaurant’s namesake wood is the draw at this Tennyson Street joint. Don’t miss the certified Angus prime brisket and the house-made sausage. Reservations not accepted. 4000 Tennyson St., 303-458-1555. Lunch, Dinner

Q House

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City Park West / Chinese Enjoy a modern take on Chinese cuisine executed by chef Christopher Lin, an alum of Momofuku in New York City. Try the braised pork rice or the barbecue spareribs. Reservations accepted. 3421 E. Colfax Ave., 720-729-8887. Dinner Quality Italian

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Cherry Creek / Steak House This upscale spot serves a smart mix of steak house fare and American-Italian favorites. Try the baked lasagna for two. Reservations accepted. 241 Columbine St., 303-532-8888. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Cole / Southern This neighborhood restaurant serves up comforting Southern fare with a side of warm hospitality. Try the fried catfish dinner. Reservations not accepted. 3349 York St., 720-400-7648. Lunch, Dinner Rioja

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Downtown / Mediterranean James Beard Award–winning chef Jennifer Jasinski creates high-end Mediterranean-influenced cuisine. Order the decadent artichoke-goat-cheese tortellini or the grilled Spanish octopus. Reservations accepted. 1431 Larimer St., 303-8202282. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que

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Rye Society Delicatessen and Picklery

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Rosedale / Barbecue House-smoked Colorado craft barbecue is the specialty at this laid-back spot. Innovative meats like bison short ribs and lamb shank are available by the pound. Reservations not accepted. 2387 S. Downing St., 303-722-2226. Lunch, Dinner

RiNo / Deli Stop by this neighborhood Jewish deli for comfort-food favorites, including pastrami on rye. Reservations not accepted. Also try the food stall at Avanti Food & Beverage in Boulder. 3090 Larimer St., 303-593-2713. Breakfast, Lunch

Safta

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Sakura House

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Seoul Mandoo

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RiNo / Mediterranean Acclaimed chef Alon Shaya brings his modern Israeli fare to Denver. Start with the creamy hummus and pillowy woodoven pita before moving onto tabbouleh salad, charred cabbage, and halloumi. Reservations accepted. The Source Hotel & Market Hall, 3330 Brighton Blvd., 720-408-2444. Lunch, Dinner

Downtown / Asian Ramen is king at this Japanese noodle house, which offers seven different varieties, including chasu, seafood, and spicy miso. Other options include udon bowls and curries. 1255 19th St., Ste. A, 303-292-2323. Lunch, Dinner

Aurora / Korean This petite spot serves steamed and fried Korean dumplings that are made from scratch daily. Reservations not accepted. 2222 S. Havana St., Unit J, Aurora, 303-953-9590. Lunch, Dinner

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Capital Hill / Sandwiches Enjoy made-to-order toasted sandwiches featuring freshly baked bread and premium ingredients, including a house blend of hot giardiniera peppers.Multiple locations. Reservations not accepted. 1003 E. 11th Ave., 303-832-9999. Lunch, Dinner


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Overland / Mediterranean A standout pasta program and dishes that celebrate seasonal bounty make this zero-waste vegan restaurant great for herbivores and omnivores alike. Reservations accepted. 1165 S. Broadway, Ste. 104, 720-502-5681. Dinner, Brunch

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Spuntino

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Highland / Italian Enjoy the locally sourced menu at this Italian-inspired, husband-and-wife-owned spot. Try the seasonal pasta or any dish with Southern Indian influences. Don’t miss the house-made gelato for dessert. Reservations accepted. 2639 W. 32nd Ave., 303-433-0949. Dinner Sushi-Rama

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Sushi Ronin

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Highland / Japanese Sushi Ronin’s comfortable vibe complements the creative, omakase-style Japanese cuisine. Also try the Congress Park location. Reservations accepted. 2930 Umatilla St., 303-955-0741. Dinner

V Vert Kitchen

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Downtown / Italian The team behind Boulder’s acclaimed Frasca Food and Wine offers the same attention to hospitality at this more casual Denver restaurant. The charming space is home to dishes from across Italy and a deep wine list. Reservations accepted. 1889 16th St., 720-605-1889. Dinner Tessa Delicatessen

Montclair / Deli This modern all-day eatery from Vince Howard, formerly of Del Rey Deli in Los Angeles, has hot and cold sandwiches, salads, soups, and dinner items like brisket penne. Try the OG Italian sandwich. Reservations not accepted. 5724 E. Colfax Ave., 720-746-9138. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Curtis Park / Japanese James Beard Award– winning chef Tyson Cole combines unexpected flavors for his unique take on Japanese food. Try the sake toro aburi or the foie gras sushi. Reservations accepted. 2500 Lawrence St., 303-444-1922. Dinner

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Downtown / Seasonal This steak house features whole-animal butchery and an excellent charcuterie program, and sources its honey from a rooftop beehive. Reservations accepted. The Oxford Hotel, 1659 Wazee St., 303-262-6070. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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Whittier / Cafe This espresso bar, which supports social justice–related causes, serves coffee, beer, and wine sourced from African nations and a small menu of pastries, burritos, paninis, and more. Reservations not accepted. 1710 E. 25th Ave., 720-550-7440. Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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Urban Farmer

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Five Points / Southern Enjoy soul food with a dash of Caribbean flair at this Five Points cafe. Order the fried chicken or smothered pork chop with classic sides like red beans and rice. 2736 Welton St., 303-296-6602. Lunch, Dinner

Whittier Cafe $$$$

$

City Park West / American Enjoy a small but sumptuous menu of breakfast items, sandwiches, and salads at this cozy Uptown cafe. Try the breakfast burrito with green chile and tomatillolime salsa. 1725 E. 17th Ave., 303-355-5863. Breakfast, Lunch

Welton Street Cafe Home of Mona’s

The Wolf’s Tailor

$$

Golden / Mexican This longstanding joint serves cooked-to-order burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and alambres (skillet dishes) made with recipes inspired by Walter Meza’s childhood in Mexico. Reservations not accepted. 715 Washington Ave., Golden, 303-215-3436. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Y

$$$$

Sunnyside / Contemporary Basta chef Kelly Whitaker fuses Asian and Italian techniques and ingredients at this hip Sunnyside eatery. The results, such as 7X brisket braised in dashi and red wine and house-extruded mafaldine pasta with koji tomatoes, are unique and delicious. Reservations accepted. 4058 Tejon St., 720-456-6507. Dinner

$$

City Park West / Mediterranean This family-run restaurant serves silky hummus, a variety of excellent grilled kebabs, and from-scratch sweets. Reservations not accepted. 2207 E. Colfax Ave., 720-532-8746. Lunch, Dinner

Yazoo Barbeque Company

Five Points / Barbecue This unpretentious barbecue joint offers a Deep South menu, featuring slow-smoked pork ribs and brisket. Also try the Greenwood Village location. Reservations not accepted. 2150 Broadway, 303-296-3334. Lunch, Dinner

$

Z

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Uptown / American This vegetarian icon has been serving wholesome food since 1998. The soups, salads, and wraps are healthy and delicious. Don’t miss the brunch specials. Reservations accepted after 5 p.m. 837 E. 17th Ave., 303-832-7313. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Weathervane Cafe

U 25 B E S T

$$

WaterCourse Foods

Tavernetta

Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro

Yahya’s Mediterranean Grill & Pastries

Washington Park West / French Salads and sandwiches (think curry chicken or skirt steak with arugula and walnut mustard) dot the small menu at this European-influenced cafe. Reservations not accepted. 704 S. Pearl St., 303-997-5941. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

T 25 B E S T

$

Edgewater / Thai Classic, fresh ingredients, spicy dishes, and a chef straight from Thailand make for an authentic, if mouth-tingling, dining experience. Try the green curry. 5228 W. 25th Ave., Edgewater, 303-233-3345. Lunch, Dinner

$$

RiNo / Sushi This sushi joint features a fun, conveyer belt–style dining experience. Mutiple locations. Reservations not accepted. 2615 Larimer St., 720-476-4643. Lunch, Dinner

X

$$$

Lone Tree / Indian This is a cozy restaurant serving classic and contemporary seasonal dishes from regions across India, including a great selection of vegetarian specialties. Reservations accepted. 9234 Park Meadows Dr., Ste. 700, Lone Tree, 720-536-8150. Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Zeppelin Station

$$

RiNo / International This industrial-chic food hall is home to eight globally inspired food and drink vendors, including OK Poke, La Rola Urban Columbian, Thai-Kun, Graves Good Burger, and Soy Pinoy. Reservations not accepted. 3501 Wazee St., 720-460-1978. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

Zocalito Latin Bistro

$$$

Downtown/ Latin American Formerly located in Aspen, chef/owner Michael Beary’s upscale Oaxacan eatery found a home in the heart of Denver. Reservations accepted. 999 18th St., Ste. 107, 970-920-1991. Lunch, Dinner

Zomo

$$

Zorba’s

$$

Englewood / Asian Owners Alysia Davey and Ryan Anderson serve family recipes inspired by their Vietnamese and Chinese roots. Reservations accepted. 3457 S. Broadway, Englewood, 720-739-8882. Lunch, Dinner

Congress Park / Greek Zorba’s has served American and Greek fare—burgers, salads, sandwiches, and classic breakfast dishes—in the Congress Park neighborhood since 1979. Reservations not accepted. 2626 E. 12 Ave., 303-321-0091. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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you find that a restaurant differs significantly from the information in its listing or your favorite restaurant is missing from the Dining Guide, please let us know. Write us at 5280 Publishing, Inc., 1675 Larimer St., Ste. 675, Denver, CO 80202 or dining@5280.com.


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Colorado’s educated workforce, the state has consistently placed near the middle of all states when it comes to the quality of education its youngest residents receive. A recent Education Week ranking, for example, placed the state at 24th nationally in school funding, an issue that will become more crucial as educators and parents begin to understand the pandemic’s full toll. The heaviest lifting is about to begin. Schools soon will be besieged by students who’ve struggled mightily with online classes and who suddenly need a host of support mechanisms. “We’ve given our children no time with friends, we’ve plopped them in front of a computer, told them to be quiet, and then asked them to learn algebra,” says McConnell, the University of Northern Colorado professor. “How is that supposed to create success and happiness?” Students will act out in myriad ways. “We’re going to open up schools across the state at some point, and we’re going to have a tsunami of dysregulated children whose teachers are wholly unprepared for what they’re going to face,” says Ned Breslin, the president and CEO at Tennyson Center for Children, which serves nearly 1,300 “neglected, abused, and traumatized” children a year in districts across the state. So, too, teachers will undoubtedly have to address frustrated and angry parents, who will blame them for keeping schools closed. “Teachers and administrators are going to have to double- and triple-down on efforts to reconnect” with families, Anthes says. Restoring those connections will require “putting the time and effort in, to go one person at a time.” She believes the coming summer could provide the key to reversing some of the academic losses inflicted during the 2020’21 school year. Over the winter, federal emergency funding was released to help school districts that moved to online learning as a way to create environments that might diminish the negative impacts of remote classes. The Colorado Department of Education, Anthes says, also is encouraging districts with extended in-person restrictions to consider expanding learning opportunities during the summer break. Increased summer school enrollment is one possibility, as are school-backed tutoring

“pods”—especially in lower-income neighborhoods—where students could learn, in-person, within a smaller environment. Over time, the state’s Department of Education could also recommend increasing the number of school days, or even expand the academic calendar. None of it will be inexpensive, and funding in the state is uncertain. Colorado legislators this past winter already were preparing to ask the state to reinstate the $7.2 billion in 2020-’21 school funding in the 2021-’22 academic year—rather than cut money based on October’s pandemicreduced student count. At Aurora Public Schools, where 66 percent of the district’s funding comes from the state and nearly 70 percent of its 40,000 students live in poverty, even a small reduction in funding could have catastrophic consequences. “When children start showing up again, how can a district educate its children with less money?” McLachlan, the state representative, says. Even if the funding level is maintained for 2021-’22, educators say that amount won’t come close to covering increased student needs. Districts where schools were closed to in-person learning will likely look for taxpayer-funded revenue streams to cover everything from additional academic help to mental health services and school nurses. “This is when we find out who wants to be serious about our kids’ educations,” says the Tennyson Center’s Breslin. The center has kept its doors open during the pandemic to a maximum of 75 students, eliminating classroom changes during the day and intensifying therapy for students due to the stresses that COVID-19 has placed on that population. Breslin says Tennyson’s standardized test scores jumped 52 percent in reading comprehension and 40 percent in math proficiency, compared to students’ prepandemic numbers. The school, Breslin says, could become an example for districts as they begin to navigate the post-pandemic environment. “We’ve showed what happens when you invest time and money into mental health and mix it with day-to-day education,” he says, adding that COVID-19 might actually have an unexpected benefit for education in the state. “Moving forward, the power is in our hands,” Breslin says. “Educators, parents, and voters have a chance to change the way things have always been done.” m Robert Sanchez is 5280’s senior staff writer. Email him at letters@5280.com.


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dhamilton@kentwoodrealestate.com 303-331-1400

slangford@livsothebysrealty.com 303-493-1455

Marilyn Dana

Marcus Harris

Josh Larsen

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

HOMESMART

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

INDIVIDUAL AGENTS

D O U B L E B L AC K D I A M O N D 

Steve Altermatt RE/MAX OF BOULDER

steve@stevealtermatt.com 303-441-5669

Chris Angelovic

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

cangelovic@livsothebysrealty.com 720-438-9232

Jennifer Apel jenny@nostalgichomes.com 303-570-9690

Kimberly Austin

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

kimberly@anotherjustsold.com 303-360-6400

Nancy Austin COMPASS

nancy.austin@compass.com 720-371-9779

Celeste Ballerino

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

celeste@celesteballerino.com 303-916-6200

Carla Bartell

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

8Z REAL ESTATE

HOMESMART

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

marilyn@marilyndana.com 303-378-1089

Jennifer Davenport

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

jdavenport@livsothebysrealty.com 303-919-4891

Susie Dews COMPASS

CORCORAN PERRY & CO.

carla@corcoranperry.com 303-884-4550

Michael Berman

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

mberman@livsothebysrealty.com 303-549-5942

Kurt Blackburn

RE/MAX NORTHWEST

blackburnkurt@gmail.com 303-590-5641

Erik Boye

susie.dews@compass.com 303-521-9009

Anne Dresser Kocur

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

adresser@livsothebysrealty.com 303-229-6464

Alexa Elliot

AMERICAN HOME AGENTS

alexarealtygroup@gmail.com 303-933-1664

Jeff Erickson

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

8Z REAL ESTATE

erik.boye@8z.com 303-931-4051

Brandon Brennick

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

b@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

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jerickson@livsothebysrealty.com 303-589-2741

Jay Feaster FEASTER REALTY

jay@feasterrealty.com 720-891-7916

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

8Z REAL ESTATE

8Z REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

RE/MAX NORTHWEST

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

marcus.harris@coloradohomes.com 303-409-6105

Emily Henderson

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

ehenderson@livsothebysrealty.com 303-717-3418

Jeff Hendley COMPASS

jeff.hendley@compass.com 303-877-6767

Natalie Hengel 8Z REAL ESTATE

natalie.hengel@8z.com 440-552-9731

Sarah Hertzenberg HOMESMART

sarahhertzenberg@comcast.net 720-312-3385

Katie Hoster

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

katie@katiehoster.com 303-482-5928

Tracy Hulsey

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

tracy8043@gmail.com 720-224-8043

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

HOMESMART

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

joshl@kw.com 303-482-7945

Chad Lauber

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

chad.lauber@coloradohomes.com 719-650-2223

Janet Leap

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

janetleap@boulderco.com 720-938-4197

Melinda Lee

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

mlee@livsothebysrealty.com 970-281-2646

Nancy Levine

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

nlevine@livsothebysrealty.com 303-619-7800

Tom Lilly

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

toml@madisonprops.com 720-940-9693

Gina Lorenzen

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

gina@kentwood.com 303-570-2042


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Jeff Manley

Matthew Potter

Susie Smyle

manleyrealtor@msn.com 303-589-6554

mpotterre@gmail.com 303-507-0803

ssmyle@comcast.net 303-931-1768

Edie Marks

Joan Pratt

Eva Stadelmaier

edie@kentwood.com 303-905-0744

vip@joanpratt.com 303-704-8224

evastadelmaier@hotmail.com 303-619-4880

Sue Masterson

Daphne Queen

Lark Stewart

suemasterson@boulderco.com 720-352-4802

daphne.queen@8z.com 303-589-4308

lstewart@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

COMPASS

Laina Maule

Dawn Raymond

Janie Stoddard

Amy Fabian

maulelaina@hotmail.com 720-339-6084

dawn@kentwood.com 303-777-7177

janie.stoddard@gmail.com 303-408-0738

Patti Maurer Williams

Jim Rhye

Elaine Stucy

pwilliams@livsothebysrealty.com 303-918-6769

jrhye@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

estucy@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Julie Maxwell

Liz Richards

Lisa Taylor

julie.maxwell@8z.com 720-253-4954

lrichards@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

lisa@homes4saledenver.com 303-882-2000

Carly Mayer

Leo Rowen

Beverly Testa

carly.mayer@compass.com 303-717-0314

leo@rowenrealty.com 303-521-0360

bev@beverlytesta.com 303-995-1183

Matt Metcalf

Kylie Russell

Dawn Tieken

matt@simplydenverhomes.com 720-260-0180

krussell@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

dawn@milehighagent.com 720-339-8977

Casey Miller

Lynn Ryan

Deviree Vallejo

cmiller@livsothebysrealty.com 720-201-2755

lynn@lynnryanboulder.com 303-489-0309

deviree@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Karen Miller

Nicole Ryan

Nathan Washam

kmiller@rmprohomes.com 303-549-2922

nicole.ryan@coloradohomes.com 303-802-0205

nathan@restaterealestate.com 970-988-8295

Kristen Miller

Jill Schafer

Zach Whittaker

kristen.miller@compass.com 303-642-5297

jill@kentwood.com 303-331-1400

zach@trelora.com 303-886-3000

Brendan Moran

Eric Scott

Leigh Wilbanks

brendan@realtor.com 720-291-0805

escott@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

leigh@reddoordenver.com 303-884-9166

Angela Moss

Bob Serotta

Julie Winger

angela.moss@8z.com 303-775-5295

bob@kentwood.com 303-587-4700

jwinger@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

Christine Nicholson

Anne Singleton

cnicholson@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

anne@porchlightgroup.com 303-884-0084

Barb Perry

Dotson Skaggs

bperry@corcoranperry.com 303-881-8781

homes@wearecolorado.com 303-550-4566

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

Kate Perry

Daryl Smith

Todd Landgrave

kperry@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

daryl@boulderco.com 303-441-5654

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

SHOREWOOD REAL ESTATE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

8Z REAL ESTATE

COMPASS

SIMPLY DENVER – MILE HIGH HOME PRO

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

COMPASS REAL ESTATE

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

8Z REAL ESTATE

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

CORCORAN PERRY & CO.

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

HOMESMART

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

8Z REAL ESTATE

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER CENTRAL

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

PORCHLIGHT REAL ESTATE GROUP

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY GLOBAL LUXURY

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

COMPASS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

RESTATE REAL ESTATE

TRELORA

COMPASS

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

ALTITUDE GROUP

COMPASS

Chad Schneider

chad@altituderealestategroup.com 720-767-2423

Matt Thomas

matt@altituderealestategroup.com 303-269-1617 AMY FABIAN & JONATHAN MOTTERN

amy.fabian@compass.com 303-601-5200

Jonathan Mottern

jonathan.mottern@compass.com 720-498-3555 ATKINS TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Christopher Atkins

team@theatkinsteam.com 303-434-8238

Dana Atkins

team@theatkinsteam.com 303-434-8238 BARNWELL TEAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Denise Barnwell

barnwell@livsothebysrealty.com 303-791-0373

Tom Barnwell

barnwell@livsothebysrealty.com 303-791-0373 BEVILLE TEAM

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Karen Beville

karen4homes1@gmail.com 303-905-6875

Scott Beville

scott@scottbeville.com 303-905-6872 BRIAN AND JAMIE HARRIS

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

Brian Harris

bharris@kentwood.com 303-773-3399

Jamie Harris

TEAMS OF 2

B L AC K D I A M O N D 

AL LARSON & TODD LANDGRAVE

alarson@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

Al Larson

bharris@kentwood.com 303-773-3399 C&C HOME EXPERTS

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

Christy Hepp

christy.hepp@coloradohomes.com 303-910-5393

Christina Kern

ckernsells@gmail.com 303-915-0809

alarson@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

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DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

CHRISSY SMITH & NANCY GREAGER

GOLDHAMMER/HOWEY GROUP

HUDSON HOME GROUP

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

Kelly Hudson

Sarah Clark

Kristen Mancherian

Kayla Schmitz

JANE BRENNAN & BECKETT BRENNAN OF THE BRENNAN GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

COMPASS

Nancy Greager

Rob Goldhammer

Chrissy Smith

Christopher Howey

CHRISTOPHER ANSAY & JEFF PERRY

GREG MARGHEIM & KELLY SOPHINOS

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Christopher Ansay

Greg Margheim

Beckett Brennan

nancy@nancygreager.com 720-938-9001 chrissy.smith@compass.com 303-947-2043

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

chris@kentwood.com 303-773-3399

Jeff

Perry

jeff@jeffperryproperties.com 303-773-3399 COAKLEY SACERDOTI TEAM

rob.goldhammer@compass.com 303-916-5658 christopher.howey@compass.com 303-880-6015

greg@kentwood.com 303-773-3399

Kelly

Sophinos

kelly@kentwood.com 303-773-3399 GRIFFIN MORGAN

kelly.hudson@compass.com 720-297-5772 kristen.mancherian@compass.com 303-618-8083

brennangroup@livsothebysrealty.com 303-810-8601

Jane

Brennan

brennangroup@livsothebysrealty.com 303-807-0135 JANIS PROPERTIES

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

COMPASS

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

Pam Coakley

Jill Griffin

Dave Janis

pcoakley@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

Elizabeth Sacerdoti

pcoakley@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400 DEE & STEVE CIANCIO

jill.griffin@compass.com 303-668-0737

Brittany Morgan

brittany.morgan@compass.com 720-984-3989 GROSSMAN DREAM HOMES

dave@davejanis.com 303-442-5001

Courtney Martinez

courtney@davejanis.com 303-910-5658 JENNIFER OLDHAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Dee Ciancio

Amy Grossman

Forrest Oldham

Steve Ciancio

Scott Grossman

Jennifer Rothe

DOUG HUTCHINS TEAM

HELLWIG TEAM

JONES WIRTH TEAM

dciancio@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 sciancio@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

amy@grossmandreamhomes.com 303-941-9436 scott@grossmandreamhomes.com 303-941-9426

forrest.oldham@coloradohomes.com 720-771-0246 jennifer.oldham@coloradohomes.com 720-234-3863

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

Doug Hutchins

Brian Hellwig

Mackenzie Jones

Leslie Monaco

Spencer Hellwig

Theresa Wirth

doug@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399 lmonaco@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399 EVELETH TEAM

brianhellwig@boulderco.com 303-818-6592 spencerhellwig@gmail.com 720-935-0834 HERZ TEAM

mackenzie.jones@coloradohomes.com 303-597-8966 theresa.wirth@coloradohomes.com 720-772-1197 KATHY HOFSTRA TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Rhonda Eveleth

Leslie Herz

Kathy Hofstra

Angela Mannick

Max Herz

Diane Johnson

GLERY ROSS GROUP

HIVE HOMES

LAURA LEVY GROUP

rjemax@aol.com 303-898-5418 rjemax@aol.com 303-898-5418

leslie@leslieherz.com 303-517-9873 max@leslieherz.com 303-807-8545

kathy@kathyhofstra.com 303-888-1661 kathy@kathyhofstra.com 303-888-1661

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

COMPASS

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

Jonathan Lopez

Susan Adams

Emily Dusel

Roy Lopez

Kelly Kozlowski

Laura Levy

gleryrossgroup@kentwood.com 303-773-3399 gleryrossgroup@kentwood.com 303-773-3399

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susan.adams@compass.com 303-956-7293 kelly.kozlowski@compass.com 303-909-1400

LIVE THE COLORADO LIFESTYLE

COMPASS

COMPASS

emily.dusel@coloradohomes.com 303-775-9632 laura.levy@coloradohomes.com 303-931-8080

sarahclark@kentwoodcity.com 720-666-4572 kayla@kentwoodcity.com 303-249-4118 MACDONALD-WEATHERS TEAM

Brian Macdonald

brian.macdonald@coloradohomes.com 303-915-6126

Brooke Weathers

brooke@boulderproperties.net 303-898-6564 MARK & LISA CRAMER

CAMBER REALTY

Lisa Cramer

lisa@lisacramer.com 303-717-7272

Mark Cramer

mark@markcramer.com 303-378-5618 MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE TEAM

RE/MAX NORTHWEST

Deano Makowsky

deano@coloradorealestateagent.com 720-436-2297

Eric Piel

deano@coloradorealestateagent.com 720-436-2297 MCCLAIN GROUP

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

Larina McClain

larina@mclaingroup.com 720-275-9663

Vanessa McClanahan

vanessa@madisonprops.com 720-690-1524 MILE HIGH LIVING TEAM

RE/MAX ALLIANCE

Doug McLaughlin

doug@milehighliving.com 303-906-7646

Paige McLaughlin

paige@milehighliving.com 303-620-6677 MILLER WILDE

COMPASS

Evan Miller

evan@millerwilde.com 303-601-1855

Tari Wilde

tari@millerwilde.com 303-524-0900


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

NEWILL KASPAR GROUP

PREMIER HOME TEAM

COMPASS

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Kylie Kaspar

Jean Duggan

kylie@newillkaspargroup.com 303-910-7714

Krista Simonson

david@simonsonteam.com 303-229-6026

Kris Uhl

uhl@kentwood.com 303-520-8353

mikeduggan@remax.net 303-478-8441

COLDWELL BANKER PARKER

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

Lucy Rozansky Newill

Mike Duggan

Josh Simpson

Jenna Fulk

NICOLE RIDLEY & KRISTI LUCAS TEAM

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

SURGES TEAM

Elizabeth VanCamp

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Todd Houghton

Kathleen Surges

lucy@newillkaspargroup.com 301-440-0147

CORCORAN PERRY & CO.

Kristi Lucas

klucas@corcoranperry.com 303-945-5280

Nicole Ridley

nridley@corcoranperry.com 720-936-7967 OAKES TEAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Cindy Oakes

toakes@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Terry Oakes

toakes@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 OSKAY/PICKELS

mikeduggan@remax.net 303-478-8441 RED ROCKS TEAM

todd@redrocksteam.com 720-373-9225

Michael Surges

Jay Epperson

RENEE COHEN & DEBBIE FRIEDMAN

SUZAN SONMEZ TEAM

Judy Wolfe

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

jackie@redrocksteam.com 303-903-9140

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Renee Cohen

renee@reneesellscolorado.com 303-594-3137

Debbie Friedman

debbiesoup@comcast.net 303-913-0800 RULE TEAM

Ben Rule

P.J. FARRELL

erule@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Erin Rule

erule@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 SAAB PROPERTIES

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

COMPASS

Jeff Busch

Gina Saab

P.J. Farrell

Tony Saab

jeff.busch@coloradohomes.com 720-299-7254 pj.farrell@devonshirehomes.com 303-884-5368 PANDORA JOHN PROPERTIES

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

John

Erlandson

john@pandorajohnproperties.com 303-618-4900

Pandora Erlandson

pandora@pandorajohnproperties.com 303-888-6298 POTTLE/FREDERICK TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Kelly Frederick

kellyfrederick@gmail.com 303-495-9210

Judy Pottle

judypottle@gmail.com 720-271-5318

elizabeth@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

Jackie Yost

Mary Oskay

brad@oskaypickelsgroup.com 720-839-1673

elizabeth@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

COMPASS

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Brad Pickels

josh.simpson@coloradohomes.com 720-244-4648

VANCAMP & FULK PROPERTIES

kathleen.surges@coloradohomes.com 303-981-6170

COLDWELL BANKER BOULDER

mary.oskay@coloradohomes.com 303-579-7794

SIMPSON TEAM

gina.saab@compass.com 303-332-4293 tony.saab@compass.com 303-960-0286 SCHNEIDER/THYS TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Annie

Schneider

annie@annieschneider.com 303-548-5299

Mike Thys

annie@annieschneider.com 303-548-5299 SETH JENSON TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Seth Jenson

seth@jensonteam.com 720-989-1210 SIMONSON TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

David Simonson

david@simonsonteam.com 303-229-6026

michael.surges@coloradohomes.com 303-981-7872

Suzan Sonmez

WOLFE EPPERSON TEAM

jay.epperson@compass.com 303-886-6606 judy.wolfe@compass.com 303-549-6406

suzan@suzansells.com 303-482-2881

COMPASS

SWOMLEY TEAM

Fran Yeddis

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Elaine

Swomley

eswomley@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Richard Swomley

YEDDIS GROUP

fran.yeddis@compass.com 303-619-3600

Josh Yeddis

josh.yeddis@compass.com 303-956-2455

rswomley@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

TEAM SHAKESHAFT

Milissa Duckworth

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Sonia Shakeshaft

sshakeshaft@rmprohomes.com 720-936-4663

Steve Shakeshaft

sshakeshaft@rmprohomes.com 720-936-4663 THAYER GROUP

KELLER WILLIAMS ACTION REALTY

Steve Thayer

steve@homesalesbysteve.com 303-521-5568

Susan Thayer

susanthayer@kw.com 303-521-5528 TRUMAN STIER TEAM

COMPASS

Bobby Stier

bobby.stier@compass.com 303-949-3139

Jesse Truman

jessertruman@gmail.com 303-915-7203 UHL TEAM

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

ZIMMERMAN TEAM

sold@sandiz.com 720-291-3011

Sandi Zimmerman sold@sandiz.com 720-291-3011

TEAMS OF 2

D O U B L E B L AC K D I A M O N D 

ANN LENANE & ANGELA BELDY

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

Angela Beldy

angela@kentwood.com 303-820-2489

Ann Lenane

ann@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489 ARMSTRONG/BRAGG

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Maggie Armstrong

marmstrong@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Trish Bragg

tbragg@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Bryan Uhl

buhl@kentwood.com 303-246-8818

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DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

BOB KELLY TEAM

KRONENBERGER TEAM

SUNDBERG TEAM

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

Bob Kelly

Rusty Hogan

Jennifer Burke

bkelly@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

Sean Kelly

bkelly@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399 CC SIGNATURE GROUP

rusty@thekronenbergerteam.com 303-885-4925

Kim Kronenberger

kim@thekronenbergerteam.com 303-809-4390 LEE TEAM

HOMESMART

Brian Sundberg

Stephanie Blum

TEAM FRONT RANGE

Norma Follingstad

brian@briansundberg.com 303-931-5483

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

KELLER WILLIAMS

Camellia Coray

David Armayor

Kris Ceretto

Zane Whitfield

zane@ccsignaturegroup.com 719-332-3930 DELROY GILL & STUART CROWELL

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Stuart Crowell

scrowell@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Delroy Gill

dgill@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 E AND L TEAM

RE/MAX ELEVATE

Elizabeth

Ryterski

elizabeth@eandlteam.com 720-300-5680

Laura Shaffer

laura@eandlteam.com 303-807-3586

david.armayor@coloradohomes.com 303-669-1854

Louie Lee

louie.lee@live.com 303-549-6925 LINA & LUCA

Lina

lina@linaandluca.com 720-495-4013 MCELVEEN TEAM

Michael Williams

JULIE RENDER TEAM

Julie

Render

julierender@remax.net 720-255-6773

Debbie West

westdebbie@me.com 720-635-8563

michael@coloradohomes.com 303-667-7176 NOLAN WILSON GROUP

COMPASS

Sarah Nolan

sarah.nolan@compass.com 734-476-7533

Taylor

Wilson

taylor.wilson@compass.com 303-912-8187 PATRICK BROWN GROUP

COMPASS

Patrick Brown

KEY GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER FORT COLLINS

patrick@patrickbrowngroup.com 303-819-2374

Jimmy Stewart

John Canova

jimmy.stewart@coloradohomes.com 970-223-6500

Jathan Trevena

jathan.trevena@coloradohomes.com 970-413-3737

john@johncanova.com 720-317-6658 STACY RESOP & DAN FEAD

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Stacy Resop

sresop@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

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myrealtor@willardsen.net 303-877-4422 WOODRUM TEAM

michelle.glaser@coloradohomes.com 970-420-4347

Ben Woodrum

ben.woodrum@coloradohomes.com 970-581-2540

homesbyamyz@gmail.com 303-330-6026 ANZUR & ASSOCIATES

anzurteam@gmail.com 303-779-9501

Brian Anzur

brian.anzur@coloradohomes.com 303-263-6808

Jo-Ann Anzur

soldbyjo@gmail.com 303-918-8138

Lindsey Braun

lindsey.braun@coloradohomes.com 913-689-9332

Hayley Sutterby

hayley.sutterby@coloradohomes.com 720-400-0831 AVERY GROUP

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Brett Kennedy

Sean Endsley

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Brook

Willardsen

Michelle Glaser

brett.kennedy@coloradohomes.com 303-881-8000

hgraham@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

heatherk@willardsen.net 720-323-5938

John McElveen

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Amy Zukowski

Andrea Anzur

COLDWELL BANKER FORT COLLINS

MICHAEL WILLIAMS/ BRETT KENNEDY

nfollingstad@hotmail.com 720-470-3622

WILLARDSEN HOMES

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

johnmac@boulderco.com 303-441-5652

stephaniecblum@gmail.com 720-557-0213

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHWEST METRO

Heather Kimball

Krylov

AMY Z TEAM

kristen@frrsold.com 720-607-4337

Luca Baud

GRAHAM & ENDSLEY TEAM

Heather Graham

Kristen White

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

sendsley@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

kris@frrsold.com 720-939-0558

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

luca@madisonprops.com 720-219-9320

alan@alanjsmith.com 303-503-2526

jenburkeco@gmail.com 303-519-0152

COLDWELL BANKER COLORADO SPRINGS

camellia@ccsignaturegroup.com 719-359-0014

Corbin Smith

TEAMS OF 3 TO 5

B L AC K D I A M O N D 

ABELL TO SELL

Shell Avery

shellavery@yahoo.com 303-999-5567

Steve Avery

COMPASS

steveavery@remax.net 303-999-5567

Kristen Abell

Briana Jackson

kristen@abletosell.com 720-883-5785

Halley Bebout

halley@abletosell.com 575-770-2583

Sarah Frohnapfel sarah@abletosell.com 918-688-8082

Amanda Murphy

amanda@abletosell.com 720-454-2622 ALAN SMITH TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Dave Pratt

alan@alanjsmith.com 303-503-2526

Alan Smith

alan@alanjsmith.com 303-503-2526

brianajackson@remax.net 303-999-5567 BRIDGE TEAM

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Alex Brachfeld

alex@denverhomeshere.com 303-981-2101

Shelley Bridge

shelley@denverhomeshere.com 303-981-4560

Pam Tomlinson

pam@denverhomeshere.com 303-638-5320 BURGESS GROUP

COMPASS

Andy Burgess

andy@burgessgrouprealty.com 303-301-4718


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Catherine Burgess

catherine@burgessgrouprealty.com 303-506-5669

Tricia Dessel

tricia@burgessgrouprealty.com 303-475-6097

Adam Eggleston

aeggleston@thechoiceteam.net 970-310-3339

Sarah Goodyear

sgoodyear@thechoiceteam.net 970-581-9112

Heather Sadowsky Tobiasen

Kirstin Ruehlen

David Trow

COLORADO LIFESTYLE HOMES

heather@burgessgrouprealty.com 720-404-8570 david@burgessgrouprealty.com 303-880-7255

kruehlen@thechoiceteam.net 970-430-1950 COMPASS

Amy Frankmore

BUSS-TODD-DEBACCO

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER CENTRAL

amy.frankmore@compass.com 303-503-3747

Ron Buss

Laine Jarvis

Dan DeBacco

Kathy McBane

ron@btdproperties.com 303-808-5390 dan@btdproperties.com 720-955-6111

Susan Todd

susan@btdproperties.com 303-877-1514

laine.jarvis@compass.com 720-261-6903 kathymcbanehomes@gmail.com 303-641-8642

DOWNING STREET GROUP

ENGEL & VÖLKERS DENVER

Matt Geerdes

Jennifer Steelman

jenniferksteelman@gmail.com 303-331-4593

matt.geerdes@evrealestate.com 720-363-9569

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

Prosper Loza

Brie Fowler

Robert Tait

Tom Fowler

DREAMSMITH TEAM

Brandon Rearick

prosper.loza@evrealestate.com 720-254-2801 robert.tait@evrealestate.com 303-888-0194 RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Allyn Anderson

landinbsmith@gmail.com 303-990-2229

Brock Hanson

landinbsmith@gmail.com 303-990-2229

Landin Smith

FOWLER GROUP

brie@thefowlergroupcolorado.com 303-882-8672 tom@thefowlergroupcolorado.com 303-956-2575 brandon@thefowlergroupcolorado.com 970-691-0122

Lindsey Sampier Baker

lindsey@thefowlergroupcolorado.com 970-214-9715 FREADHOFF TEAM

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

Austin Freadhoff

COLORADO LUXURY GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

landinbsmith@gmail.com 303-990-2229

austin.freadhoff@coloradohomes.com 303-829-8324

Kimberly Junior

Kevin Freadhoff

COMPASS

kimberly.junior@coloradohomes.com 720-771-9136

Samuel Swartz

BUY AND SELL 5280

Cyndie Alexander

Kaylee Murphy

Spencer Wilson

Stephanie Freadhoff

Ingrid Burke

Brian Mygatt

cyndie.alexander@compass.com 720-987-9829 ingrid.burke@compass.com 720-899-8075

kaylee.murphy@coloradohomes.com 303-956-2684 brian.mygatt@coloradohomes.com 303-910-1205

landinbsmith@gmail.com 303-990-2229 landinbsmith@gmail.com 303-990-2229 DUDLEY TEAM

kevin.freadhoff@coloradohomes.com 303-803-6949 stephanie.freadhoff@coloradohomes.com 303-589-3777 GALO GARRIDO TEAM

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Brandon Dudley

Maria Barrese-Lee

Ken Posen

Carol Powers

Gifford Dudley

COMPASS

DALBEY GROUP

COMPASS

gifford.dudley@coloradohomes.com 303-356-3947

Grace Baxter

BYRNE GROUP

Kevin Byrne

Larry Anderson

Trish Dudley

Galo Garrido

Kimberly Byrne Lawless

Jason Dalbey

DWELL COLORADO

Deon Vitela

Skip Ledwith

Consuelo Sidas

ken.posen@compass.com 720-353-0046

kevin@thebyrnegroup.com 303-931-2283 kim@thebyrnegroup.com 908-741-4477

skip@thebyrnegroup.com 303-931-1035

carol.powers@coloradohomes.com 303-859-1278

larry.anderson@compass.com 303-396-5666 jason.dalbey@compass.com 303-526-8866 consuelo.sidas@compass.com 720-277-2925

brandon@coloradohomes.com 720-939-9968

trish.dudley22@gmail.com 303-995-7377 KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

Amy Hulsey

galo@galogarridogroup.com 303-910-0549 galo@galogarridogroup.com 303-910-0549 galo@galogarridogroup.com 303-910-0549 galo@galogarridogroup.com 303-910-0549

ahulsey@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER CENTRAL

GERLOCK HOMES

Martha Potter-Goldstein

COMPASS

COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

ahulsey@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400

Dan Gerlock

DENVER’S REAL ESTATE TEAM

Devin Capra

Maribel Keller

Brian Rosen

Illona Gerlock

Kevin Capra

Greg Svenson

ERB/STEELMAN TEAM

Amanda Rivers

CHOICE TEAM

Jill Svenson

CAPNEY COLLECTION

devin.capra@compass.com 303-501-9925 kevin.capra@compass.com 303-809-5515 COLDWELL BANKER FORT COLLINS

Therese Bickford

tbickford@thechoiceteam.net 720-837-9775

maribel.keller@coloradohomes.com 720-660-0283 greg.svenson@coloradohomes.com 303-522-0632 jill.svenson@coloradohomes.com 303-522-0631

ahulsey@denverrealestate.com 303-331-1400 RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Sharon Clayton

dan@gerlockhomes.com 720-326-8100 illona@gerlockhomes.com 303-809-1235 amanda@gerlockhomes.com 720-480-5173

sharonclayton5280@gmail.com 303-588-8504

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

Laurie Erb

Greg Gilbert

laurieperb@gmail.com 303-331-4507

GILBERT GROUP

greg.gilbert@coloradohomes.com 303-250-9007

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DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Linda Gilbert

linda.gilbert@coloradohomes.com 720-232-1990

Amy Metz

amy.metz@coloradohomes.com 720-272-7337 GUY TEAM HOMES

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Debra Guy

debra@guyteamhomes.com 720-289-7299

Chris Harvey

chris@guyteamhomes.com 720-438-8407

Leslie Lamora

leslie@guyteamhomes.com 303-217-3975 HOTZ GROUP

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

Elizabeth Hotz

ehotz@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

Larry Hotz

ehotz@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

Meredith Hotz

ehotz@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399 INFINITY PROS

COLDWELL BANKER DENVER WEST

Taylor Carpenter

taylor.carpenter@coloradohomes.com 303-909-2108

Dawn Mathis

tdawnmathis@gmail.com 970-481-5263

Kelly Paulk

kelly@infinityprosre.com 720-822-2159

Sarah Scott-Wilson

sarah@scottpaulkgroup.com 303-250-5323 INTEGRITY GROUP

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Adam Crockett

theadamcrockett@gmail.com 303-656-0747

Dustin Griffiths

dustingriffiths9@gmail.com 720-237-4540

Rockland Miller

rockland@rocklandcolorado.com 712-900-7729

Cher Revolinski

cher.revolinski@hotmail.com 303-884-2738

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INTEGRITY TEAM

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

Julie Maeda

maeda.julie@gmail.com 303-999-8949 KINCAID TEAM

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Doug

Kincaid

dougkincaid@hotmail.com 303-331-4553

Pam Kincaid

pamelakincaid@hotmail.com 303-941-8738 KNOLL TEAM

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

Richie Averill

richie@madisonprops.com 303-416-6171

Justin Knoll

justin@theknollteam.com 303-550-0096

Piper

Knoll

piper@theknollteam.com 720-935-0895

Pam Meier

pam@theknollteam.com 303-901-7486 KOLARSICK, LAVERICK, RYAN

COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

Nita Kolarsick

nita@nitahome.com 303-250-8280

Garvin Laverick

garvinlaverick@gmail.com 720-245-9956

Stephanie

Ryan

stephanie.ryan@coloradohomes.com 303-725-8901 KRUSE NUSSBAUM TEAM

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

Staci Burns

staci@kentwood.com 303-810-0768

Sandy Kruse

sandykruse@kentwood.com 303-717-8886

Steven Kruse

steven@kentwood.com 303-319-3333

Jim Nussbaum

Josh McKinley

Mike Mccabe

Grace Sullivan

Jennifer Peterson

MOVE GROUP

Matt Schlitt

josh.mckinley@compass.com 720-375-3661 grace.brown@compass.com 720-635-5434 KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

Zachary Gilbert

mike.mccabe@compass.com 720-382-8252 jennifer.peterson@compass.com 720-219-6974 matt.schlitt@compass.com 720-299-2428

allison@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Allison Smookler

David Bromberg

allison@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

Ron Smookler

allison@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

Greg Yoshida

allison@kentwoodcity.com 303-820-2489

REIQ GROUP

david@reiqgroup.com 720-233-0711 SCHLICHTER TEAM

COMPASS

Tom Pitzer

tom@schlichterteam.com 720-449-6522

David Schlichter

NAGEL & CO.

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

david@schlichterteam.com 720-440-2340

Jon Koneman

Elizabeth Stein

jonkoneman345@gmail.com 303-601-2295

Andrew Nagel

andrewnagel@comcast.net 303-898-4572

elizabeth@schlichterteam.com 720-722-1991 SEARCH DENVER HOMES

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

Jonathan Loewenberg

NEIR TEAM

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CITY PROPERTIES

jonathan@searchdenverhomes.com 303-800-5623

Laura Fuller

Michael Schaffer

Alex Neir

Marcia Zayas

laura@neirteam.com 303-646-7443 alex@neirteam.com 720-935-4399

Stacy Neir

stacy@neirteam.com 303-820-2489

michael@searchdenverhomes.com 720-278-6802 marcia@searchdenverhomes.com 303-928-9426 STARK REAL ESTATE GROUP

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

David Collins

NELSON TEAM

COMPASS

david@starkrealestategroup.com 303-961-8995

Jill Burbach

Mo Elliott

Kathy Nelson

Rob Stark

jill.burbach@compass.com 303-667-9088 kathy.nelson@compass.com 303-522-5200

Zac Nelson

zac.nelson@compass.com 720-933-8232

mo@starkrealestategroup.com 720-260-4175 rob@starkrealestategroup.com 303-503-5736 STEVE HOUY TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Lisa Banks

jim@kentwood.com 303-885-0073

PREMIER GROUP

COMPASS

shouy@remax.net 303-888-9115

MCKINLEY GROUP

Zachary Almeida

Janel Bryan

Shaylee Holland

Steve Houy

COMPASS

Robert Brown

bob.brown@compass.com 720-530-5443

zachary.almeida@compass.com 303-913-3705 shaylee.holland@compass.com 303-324-8474

shouy@remax.net 303-888-9115 shouy@remax.net 303-888-9115


DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Shonna Howell

Linda Behr

Mary Jones

Stephanie Ismert

Jake Mackensen

Sana Wood

SULTAN NEWMAN GROUP

Nicole Scholle

DOLAN TEAM

RE/MAX OF BOULDER

patti.helm@compass.com 720-201-6573

Kelly Atteridg

Libby Weaver

shouy@remax.net 303-888-9115 shouy@remax.net 303-888-9115 COMPASS

Joseph Newman

lbehr@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 jmackensen@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 nscholle@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

sana@kentwood.com 303-886-2323 sana@kentwood.com 303-881-3514

joseph@thecoloradobroker.com 720-841-7010

BERNARDI GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

kellya@boulderco.com 303-441-5642

Carissa Sargent

Karen Bernardi

Bryce Dolan

Eric Sultan

Madison Cervo

Patrick Dolan

TEAM BARTON & WAHL

Brandon Del Campo

Karolyn Merrill

Megan Evoe

ELITE HOME SALES TEAM

carissa.sargent@compass.com 303-326-7837 eric@denvercitybroker.com 303-829-0814 COLDWELL BANKER DEVONSHIRE

Kelli Barton

kelli.barton@coloradohomes.com 720-530-7466

Meagan Siebert

karenb@thebernardigroup.com 303-402-6000 mcervo@thebernardigroup.com 303-402-6008 bdelcampo@thebernardigroup.com 310-739-8642 mevoe@thebernardigroup.com 303-506-8583

bmd3993@gmail.com 303-441-5642 patrickdolanteam@gmail.com 303-441-5642 karolyn.corealtor@gmail.com 303-441-5642 RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Jenny Gomez

meagan.siebert@devonshirehomes.com 303-570-5514

BLANK & BINGHAM TEAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

jromano@elitehomesalesteam.com 303-809-8822

Cherie Wahl

Kacey Bingham

JP Hachey

TOM GROSS TEAM

Jared Blank

Craig Penn

Steve Blank

Andrea Romano

wahlcherie@msn.com 303-507-5455 KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE DTC

Brittany Armstrong

tgross@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

Tom

Gross

kbingham@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 jblank@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200 sblank@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

tgross@denverrealestate.com 303-773-3399

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

UPTOWN GROUP

Breta Martinez

COMPASS

Teresa Caballero

t.caballero@compass.com 303-517-2725

Maria Gallucci

maria@uptownmg.com 720-366-6050

Hunter Owens

hunter.owens@compass.com 720-271-1112

Toby

Waters

toby.waters@compass.com 720-300-5114

TEAMS OF 3 TO 5

D O U B L E B L AC K D I A M O N D 

BEHR TEAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Josh Behr

jbehr@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

COLORADOREALESTATE.COM

jromano@elitehomesalesteam.com 303-809-8822 jromano@elitehomesalesteam.com 303-809-8822 jromano@elitehomesalesteam.com 303-809-8822

Jim Romano

jromano@elitehomesalesteam.com 303-809-8822

scott@coloradorealestate.com 303-775-0033

RE/MAX OF CHERRY CREEK

Scott Matthias

Debra Guy

Holly Payne

Chris Harvey

Ian Prichard

Leslie Lamora

scott@coloradorealestate.com 303-775-0033 scott@coloradorealestate.com 303-775-0033 scott@coloradorealestate.com 303-775-0033

Malorie Ramirez

scott@coloradorealestate.com 303-775-0033

GUY TEAM HOMES

debra@guyteamhomes.com 720-289-7299 chris@guyteamhomes.com 720-438-8407 leslie@guyteamhomes.com 303-217-3975

pam.helm@compass.com 303-548-1996

Patti Helm

libby.weaver@compass.com 303-870-9930 LUCZAK REAL ESTATE

COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

Eli Harman

eliharman719@gmail.com 719-314-7635

Greg Luczak

gregoryluczak@gmail.com 719-271-8888

Amy Thompson

a.t.realestate@icloud.com 719-744-4955 NORTHROP GROUP

COMPASS

Jessica Northrop

jessica@jessicanorthrop.com 303-525-0200

Jayd Wells

jayd.wells@compass.com 303-517-3107 PAGE TEAM

TRELORA

Raphael Dupuy

raphael@trelora.com 303-886-3000

Mike Page

mike@trelora.com 303-886-3000

Bobby Ross

bobby@trelora.com 303-886-3000

Daniel Zigulich

daniel@trelora.com 303-886-3000 PHIPPS TEAM

COMPASS

Robyn Phipps

robyn@phippsteam.com 720-484-8620

Kurtis Arnold

COMPASS

TRELORA

DENVER’S TOP TEAM

kurtis.arnold@trelora.com 303-886-3000

Jacci Geiger

Greg Hanson

Wendy Glazer

Pam Helm

HANSON TEAM

KENTWOOD REAL ESTATE CHERRY CREEK

sana@kentwood.com 303-881-3514

HELM WEAVER HELM

COMPASS

greg@trelora.com 303-886-3000

SCHOSSOW GROUP

Molly Petrelli

molly.petrelli@compass.com 720-373-1475

Dale Schossow

dale.schossow@compass.com 303-919-7176

sana@kentwood.com 303-881-3514

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DENVER’S TOP REAL ESTATE PRODUCERS

Nick Schossow

nick.schossow@compass.com 303-903-2345

ZACH ZELDNER TEAM

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

Amanda Salzman

Michael Duggan

COMPASS

STEVE REMMERT TEAM

amanda.salzman@compass.com 303-956-4433

Lindsey Hughes

Zach Zeldner

lindsey.hughes@compass.com 720-456-2576

zach@zachzeldner.com 720-480-7650

Michelle Steiner

michelle.steiner@compass.com 303-746-2047 SUBRY GROUP

RE/MAX NORTHWEST

Justin Pfeifer

psubry@coloradohomesales.com 303-898-7783

John

Subry

psubry@coloradohomesales.com 303-898-7783

Pamela Subry

psubry@coloradohomesales.com 303-898-7783 TEAM COLORADO HOMES

COMPASS

Megan Atkins

megan.atkins@compass.com 720-579-1210

Jason Cummings

jason.cummings@compass.com 720-409-7330

Derek

Thomas

derek.thomas@compass.com 720-427-5178 TEAM VIVI

Terra Augustine terra@teamvivi.com 303-847-1868

Vivi Gloriod

vivi@teamvivi.com 303-847-1868

Bess Tracy

bess@teamvivi.com 303-847-1868 WOLFE-BOUC TEAM

LIV SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Bouc

cbouc@livsothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Ian Wolfe

ian.wolfe@sothebysrealty.com 303-893-3200

Nancy Wolfe

nancy@wolfegroupdenver.com 303-893-3200

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COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHWEST METRO

Bobby Dusbabek

5280homesbybobby@gmail.com 970-227-1997

Loy Hall

loy.hall@coloradohomes.com 303-917-4939

Debbie Joseph

debbie.joseph@coloradohomes.com 303-842-8331

Dorie Lisowska

dorie@coloradohomes.com 719-337-2442

Kimberly Ryan

kim@buydenver.net 303-523-8333

Candy Self

candyself@gmail.com 720-270-3641

Dave Treece

david.treece@coloradohomes.com 303-204-1880 DOKKEN TEAM

COMPASS

HOMESMART

Chris

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Ty Dokken

ty.dokken@compass.com 303-246-4857

David Kazma

david.kazma@compass.com 720-966-8668

Tamya Laurence

tamya.laurence@compass.com 303-564-3637

Molli Noga

molli.noga@compass.com 303-506-2048

Valerie Stern

valerie.stern@compass.com 720-530-1113

Hilary Walsh

hilary.walsh@compass.com 720-999-1000

Yaron Marcus

yaron@marcusteam.com 303-484-1186

mduggan@hudsonstonegate.com 303-818-1678

COMPASS

Seth Gilmore

Caitlin Booth

seth.gilmore@coloradohomes.com 303-419-0795

Scott Goodnight

Steve Remmert

steve.remmert@compass.com 720-339-5033

HUDSON STONEGATE TEAM

COMPASS

MILE HIGH LIFESTYLES

caitlin.booth@compass.com 303-906-4827

Dante Burl

scott.goodnight@coloradohomes.com 303-917-9970

dante.burl@compass.com 303-249-0297

Emily Magnuson

Lizzy Confalone

Jason Panutsos

Stephanie Eheart

Amber Rotramel

Jaden Hanson

JORDAN TERRELL GROUP

Kylee Haralson

emily.magnuson@coloradohomes.com 720-766-6995 jason.panutsos@coloradohomes.com 720-579-2036 amber.rotramel@coloradohomes.com 701-240-4850 COMPASS

Katherine Bryant

katherine@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

Justin Morgan

justin@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

Dawn Rowell

dawn@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

Scott

Severn

scott@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

Kollin Skattum

kollin@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

Jordan Terrell

lizzy.confalone@compass.com 978-979-2557 stephanie.eheart@compass.com 303-304-2456 jaden.hanson@compass.com 303-910-2243 kyleeharalson@compass.com 303-909-5143

Christie Lanyon

christie.lanyon@compass.com 303-250-7346

Michael Munoz

michael.munoz@compass.com 720-544-3580

Sean Nealon

sean.nealon@compass.com 720-384-8563

Jessica Valerio

jessica.valerio@compass.com 720-724-4512

PJ White

pj.white@compass.com 631-813-6766

jordan@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745

COMPASS

Dustin Venturella

Tiffany Burke

MARCUS TEAM

Megan Davis

dustin@jordanterrellgroup.com 720-690-5745 COLDWELL BANKER SOUTHEAST METRO (DTC)

Linda

Bram

linda.bram-winne@coloradohomes.com 720-435-0857

Larry Hankin

larryh@marcusteam.com 303-870-3427

Debbie Jacobs

debbie@marcusteam.com 303-587-7793

Laurie Marcus

laurie@marcusteam.com 303-409-6338

Michael

Marcus

michael@marcusteam.com 303-550-0075

NEW PERSPECTIVE TEAM

tiffany.burke@compass.com 720-272-2672 megan.davis@compass.com 720-244-5536

Jody E. Donley

jody.donley@compass.com 720-290-8917

Ashley Howlett

ashley.howlett@compass.com 720-298-9525

Melinda Howlett

melinda.howlett@compass.com 303-667-9528

Kim Kouba

kim.kouba@compass.com 303-204-8215


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Dianna May

Lori Fontyn

Chuck Buckingham

O’BRIEN GROUP

Troy Toups

Jordan Sherrill

dianna.may@compass.com 303-941-9632 COMPASS

Spencer Barron

spencer.barron@compass.com 303-250-7111

Leland Davenport

leland.davenport@compass.com 720-233-4462

lori.fontyn@coloradohomes.com 303-359-9937 troy.toups@coloradohomes.com 307-277-5896

Teresa Wood

teresa.wood@coloradohomes.com 303-564-6407

Michael Epke

TEAMS OF 6 OR MORE

Laura Gilsdorf

COMPASS

mike.epke@compass.com 303-913-9583 laura.gilsdorf@compass.com 303-726-1543

Kevin Guarneros

kevin.guarneros@compass.com 720-483-6564

David J. O’Brien

david.obrien@compass.com 720-934-6597

Ryan Pue

ryan.pue@compass.com 720-418-9700

Cheryl Singleton

cheryl.singleton@compass.com 720-643-9350 ROWLEY GROUP

COLDWELL BANKER PARKER

Dawn

Atchison

dawn@therowleygroup.com 303-905-9311

Joe Blinn

joe@therowleygroup.com 720-498-1365

Heather Maddox

heather.maddox@coloradohomes.com 720-530-6749

Adelia Redalen

adelia.redalen@coloradohomes.com 303-829-6475

Gary

Rowley

gary.rowley@coloradohomes.com 303-717-5612

Joanne Rowley

joanne.rowley@coloradohomes.com 303-717-5611

Wendy Rowley

wendy.rowley@coloradohomes.com 303-717-5613 TEAM FONTYN

COLDWELL BANKER NORTH METRO

Carrie Bachofer

realtorcarrie@comcast.net 720-938-6109

Jennifer

Braa

jennifer.braa@coloradohomes.com 303-913-8953

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ABBEY COLLECTION

Lori Abbey

lori.abbey@compass.com 720-840-4984

Yesenia Casas

yesenia.casas@compass.com 720-999-3384

Lynn Eckell

lynn.eckell@compass.com 303-906-1817

Claudia Lopez

claudia.lopez@compass.com 813-516-7016

Lace Morris

lace.morris@compass.com 303-906-9101

Elisa Perry

elisa.perry@compass.com 305-336-0307

Tony Ramos

tony.ramos@compass.com 720-810-4279

Courtney Renner

courtney.renner@compass.com 303-551-4452

Jake Suffian

jake.suffian@compass.com 720-471-2056

Dejerae Trujillo

dejerae.trujillo@compass.com 720-250-8944

Mary Tulumovich

mary.tulumovich@compass.com 832-387-9429 BARTIC GROUP

KELLER WILLIAMS INTEGRITY REAL ESTATE

Brendan Bartic

brendan@thebarticgroup.com 303-898-5244

Kathryn Bartic

kathryn@thebarticgroup.com 303-845-2362

James Berkley

james@thebarticgroup.com 303-957-6064

chuck@thebarticgroup.com 720-369-5320 jordan@thebarticgroup.com 303-332-5052

Alex Wolff

alex@dgdenver.com 917-232-9875 GRIFFITH HOME TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Angela Chavez

BE1 TEAM

COMPASS

dustin@griffithhometeam.com 303-726-0410

Kris Caldwell

Alex Chitwood

Susan Cary

Ryan Day

Alex Chapman

Travis Gray

David DiPetro

Chad Griffith

Callie Ellison

Dustin Griffith

Madison Holland

Rachelle Kastle

Matthew Magee

Ronda Maher

Gunnar Simon

Devin Martinez

DIXON GROUP

Travis Romero

kris@compass.com 720-987-0162 susan.cary@compass.com 303-903-4114 alex.chapman@compass.com 720-609-8447 david.dipetro@compass.com 303-257-5813 callie.ellison@compass.com 720-504-5059 madison.holland@compass.com 303-720-0456 matt.magee@compass.com 720-219-0011 gunnar.simon@compass.com 720-333-2093 KELLER WILLIAMS DENVER TECH CENTER

Amanda Adamson

amanda@dgdenver.com 303-915-2773

Daniel Brener

dan@dgdenver.com 305-613-9382

Daniel Dixon

dixonsoldit@gmail.com 303-506-7106

Shaun

Dixon

shaun@dgdenver.com 303-653-2191

Sara Justis

sara@dgdenver.com 248-789-1033

Tiffany Keen

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Dennis Schultz

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Raman Sharma

dustin@griffithhometeam.com 303-726-0410

Nick Trujillo

dustin@griffithhometeam.com 303-726-0410

Janna Vanner

dustin@griffithhometeam.com 303-726-0410

Scott Westensee

dustin@griffithhometeam.com 303-726-0410

tiffany@dgdenver.com 303-815-8664

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Willie Mathews III

Tabitha Bartel

Trevor Okamoto

Jon Cole

willie@dgdenver.com 720-474-2719

trevor@dgdenver.com 970-218-6139

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tabitha@homewithimpact.com 303-526-6317 jon@homewithimpact.com 303-775-8744

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Tegan Davis

Dana Goldfarb

Kate Blalack

Susan Pearce

Daniel Fortune

Ben Prucey

Kristin Creamer

Karen Pepper

Cody Freis

Maritza Torres

John Farley

Janet Robinson

NEW ERA GROUP

Stan Meade

Kasha Songer

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Amy Glen

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Brandon Griffin

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Karen Jensen

karen@homewithimpact.com 720-281-5206

Amanda Muhovich

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Jason Owen

jason@homewithimpact.com 720-422-0911

Fred Ross

fred@homewithimpact.com 303-819-0099

Michael Smith

mike@homewithimpact.com 303-888-3412

Forrest Wade

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jackieg@remax.net 303-257-7788 jackieg@remax.net 303-257-7788 jackieg@remax.net 303-257-7788

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

Benjamin Babbitt

benjamin.babbitt@gmail.com 970-209-4109

Jamie Bearden

jamie@mynewera.com 616-828-7542

Alexis Bergelt

alexis.bergelt@gmail.com 480-522-9503

Dan Bode

bodedevelopments@gmail.com 970-290-6164

Amy Cammack

amy@cammackgroup.com 303-981-4571

Neil Donavan

neil@mynewera.com 303-718-7685

Brian MacMillan

kate.blalack@compass.com 720-938-4642 kristin.creamer@compass.com 720-352-4372 john.farley@compass.com 303-475-6269 stan.meade@compass.com 303-817-7777

Botsy Phillips

REAL ESTATE EXPERTS OF DENVER

Jennifer Anderson

brad.pugh@compass.com 303-819-4232

jenny@jacolorado.com 303-596-8979

Tim Shea

Erica Chouinard

tim.shea@compass.com 303-819-1371

erica@denvercohome.com 720-233-6481

Jon Sisenwein

Dena Falcone

jon.sisenwein@compass.com 720-432-3511

denafalcone@comcast.net 720-297-1945

Chris Sweeney

Lauren Immel

chris.sweeney@compass.com 720-480-6106

immellauren@gmail.com 303-328-7820

Chöen Vogt

Jonathan Keiler

choen.vogt@compass.com 303-880-8178

jkeiler@classicnhs.com 303-619-2917

PREFERRED PROPERTIES

Rike Palese

Mark Bevis

Ani Bisnette

kasha.songer@compass.com 303-587-4015

Brad Pugh

Barry Overton

COLDWELL BANKER LOVELAND

janet.robinson@compass.com 303-915-0724

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

COMPASS

barrysellsdenver@msn.com 303-668-5433

karen.pepper@compass.com 303-903-7188

botsy.phillips@compass.com 720-629-5100

brianmacmillan@mac.com 720-938-4350

KEY PARTNERS

susan.pearce@compass.com 303-913-3762

rpalese@classicnhs.com 303-522-5550 RINO TEAM

mark.bevis@compass.com 720-854-8996

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Gina Roth

Paul Bishop

Bridget D’Angelo

paul.bishop@compass.com 720-220-5737

bridget.dangelo@compass.com 720-326-8913

Paul Jansen

Nicole Sabo

Pam Dunn

Savannah Fultz

pam.dunn@compass.com 303-324-1227

savannah.fultz@compass.com 720-505-4448

Cliff Johnson

Rhianon Schuman

Terri Goodhue

Ken Gellman

terri.goodhue@compass.com 720-235-2560

ken.gellman@compass.com 303-717-9374

Kristine Leoffler

John Stegner Jr.

Denise Kelly

Tenzin Gyaltsen

denise.kelly@compass.com 303-909-0162

tenzin.gyaltsen@compass.com 720-435-0954

Vicky Rath

India Zeldes

Michael Mahoney

Forrest Johnson

michael.mahoney@compass.com 303-778-8222

forrest.johnson@compass.com 720-841-4752

PEDAL GROUP

Nancy Murray McFadden

Daniel Maley

nmurraymcfadden@compass.com 303-931-1714

daniel.maley@compass.com 720-951-1848

Roseanne Nielsen

Kevin Merlander

ani.bisnette@coloradohomes.com 970-819-8968 paul.jansen@coloradohomes.com 970-567-4757 cliff.johnson@coloradohomes.com 970-566-9716 kristine.leoffler@coloradohomes.com 970-443-4913 vickysrath@gmail.com 970-481-4160

Jenni Stewart

jstewart371@msn.com 970-402-0015

ginarothrealestate@gmail.com 303-895-8025 nicole@saborealty.com 303-856-5285 randj@mynewera.com 505-870-5716 john@mynewera.com 303-522-7746 india@mynewera.com 303-960-6978 COMPASS

Boulos Ayad

LUXURY TEAM

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

boulos.ayad@compass.com 720-270-9257

Jackie Garcia

Carolyn Barlow

jackieg@remax.net 303-257-7788

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Hayley Mork

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Megan Quinn-Mayfield

Ideas and inspiration

Hannah Safari

for your next home project.

megan@meganquinnmayfield.com 303-437-1182 hannah.safari@compass.com 720-238-5261

Tucker Steen

jtucker.steen@compass.com 918-688-7654

Michael Turra

michael.turra@compass.com 720-711-1160

Krissy White

homesbykrissy@gmail.com 303-880-9605 TEAM DENVER HOMES

RE/MAX PROFESSIONALS

Michele Ciardullo

michele@teamdenverhomes.com 720-933-2573

Andrea DeKowzan

andrea@teamdenverhomes.com 720-301-2505

Michael-Anne Goodart

michael-anne@teamdenverhomes.com 719-480-3477

Maytal Hess

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Olivia Merrill

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Mor Zucker

mor@teamdenverhomes.com 303-557-8862 TUPPER’S TEAM

MADISON & COMPANY PROPERTIES

Matt Bachus

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DENVER | $1,550,000 Escape to this modern, luxurious Bauhaus-inspired residence in one of Denver’s most desired & prestigious neighborhoods. Newly constructed in 2016, you will be wowed by the open floorplan, which features soaring ceilings up to the second floor w/a wall of windows capturing the streaming sunlight. Urban living at its finest w/restaurants & shops just around the corner, in addition, to perfect proximity to Cherry Creek, Downtown Denver & great schools!

Eric Tack 303.295.2000 etack@ejtack.com | EricTack.cbhomes.com

EVERGREEN | $1,550,000 Located in the gated Island of the prestigious Hiwan Country Club, this 4br/5ba home blends the great Colorado outdoors with the elegant indoors. The great room is the ideal place to enjoy nature's majesty, flowing seamlessly onto the spacious outdoor covered heated patio, for year round living. The kitchen is a gourmet chef's delight. Minutes to open space parks. www.31231IslandDrive.com

Josette Montgomery 303.901.8027 josette.montgomery@coloradohomes.com | JosetteMontgomery.cbintouch.com The property information herein is derived from various sources that may include, but not be limited to, county records and the Multiple Listing Service, and it may include approximations. Although the information is believed to be accurate, it is not warranted and you should not rely upon it without personal verification. Affiliated real estate agents are independent contractor salesassociates, not employees ©2021 Coldwell Banker. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker and the Coldwell Banker logos are trademarks

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JOHNSTOWN | $860,000 A rare jewel - magnificent unobstructed mountain views, a private lake and boat dock, and minutes from I-25, this house provides a peaceful oasis close to the city. The neighborhood consists of six custom homes, 42+ acres of open space, two fishing ponds and an 18-acre lake. This 2+ acre property reflects the elegant Colorado lifestyle from the stunning mountain views to the serene sunsets.

Joanna McKinney 303.505.4523 joanna.mckinney@coloradohomes.com | AspenVerde.com

CONIFER | Price Upon Request First time on the market since construction in 1998. Beautiful custom home in idyllic setting nestled on 14.35 acres of aspens, pines and rock outcroppings. Crushed asphalt driveway, stamped concrete & composite decking. Massive Oak door leads you into a soaring entry w/spiral staircase. Flooded w/sunlight, this home has it all; central vacuum, laundry chute, speaker system, dual hot water heaters & 3-car garage w/coated flooring.

Susan Sharnas and Tyler Westcott 303.475.3096 HomesAtNewHeights@gmail.com | HomesAtNewHeights.com of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. The Coldwell Banker System is comprised of company owned offices which are owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Brokerage Group LLC and franchised offices which are independently owned and operated. The Coldwell Banker System fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. ®

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WINDSOR | $775,000 7br/4ba home. Kitchen w/an island, cabinets with mostly roll-out shelving and a giant pantry. Master bedroom w/a 5-piece master bath and large walk-in closet. Stay warm w/2 furnaces and 2 air conditioners. Complete w/2 fully insulated 2-car garages. Jimmy Stewart 970.290.3755 Jackson Lamperes 970.556.9063

DENVER | $695,000 SOLD. $713,000 multiple offers! Prime 4,400 sqft. corner lot in desirable Central Park location! Updated, open floor plan, wood floors & office w/built-in shelves. Spacious kitchen w/island, Corian counters & gas stove. Full unfinished basement. Kelly Redpath 303.548.4058 Kelly@kellyredpath.com | KellyRedpath.com

BOULDER | $750,000 2br/3ba, 1,586 sqft. Penthouse w/open floor plan, kitchen with SS appliances. In-unit laundry, washer/dryer incl. Rooftop terrace with stunning views of CU Campus and Iconic Boulder Flatirons. Incredible location, walk to Campus. Secure garage parking. Anne Pielage 720.939.2680 anne.pielage@coloradohomes.com

EVERGREEN | $679,000 Charming 4br/3ba home rests high on 2.1 secluded acres. With 2,450 sqft., it a spacious office and lots of storage. The living room & front party deck have spectacular views of the mountains. The kitchen has been recently renovated w/new appliances. Terry Robinson 303.898.3658 Kim Herfurt 303.746.4872

ENGLEWOOD | $650,000 Lovely 5br/4ba w/fresh paint, hardwood floors, updated kitchen with new ss appliances & granite counters, family room w/fireplace, laundry room, master w/newly remodeled bath & walk-in closet, remodeled 2nd upstairs bath, finished basement, patio & firepit.

COLORADO SPRINGS | $635,000 4br/3ba home w/2-car garage at the end of a cul-de-sac in the Broadmoor neighborhood. Completely updated inside and out. Views from every main level room. Outside includes a wrap-a-round deck, patio, grill, firepit and the original well!

Jennifer Bub 303.253.4969 jennifer.bub@coloradohomes.com | JenniferBubRealEstate.com

Jennifer Zurzolo 720.315.5497 JZ@coloradohomes.com | JZColoradoHomes.cbintouch.com

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CENTENNIAL | $600,000 Low maintenance 4br/2ba home is completely updated. Open concept w/fireplace, kitchen w/granite counters, newer cabinets, ss appliances, wood floors & updated light fixtures, master w/brand new master bath & expanded closets & basement w/fireplace.

AURORA | $595,000 Stunning 4br home features a study, family room w/fireplace, kitchen w/slab granite & walk-in pantry, circular stairway, master suite w/5pc master bath & walk in closet! Bedroom w/private bath along w/2 other bedrooms share a bath. Low HOA in CCSD!

Mary Ann O'Toole 720.530.6878 Otoolemaryann@gmail.com | MaryAnnOtoole.cbintouch.com

Colleen Teitelbaum 303.668.8186 teitelbaumcolleen@gmail.com | CocoTeitel.com

GREELEY | Price Upon Request 6br/6ba home w/vaulted ceilings & laminate wood floors. Living room with a fireplace. Upper level master bedroom w/5-piece master bath, walk-in closet & balcony. Basement w/2nd kitchen, family room & 2 bedrooms. Large lot w/storage shed/gazebo. Jimmy Stewart 970.290.3755 Rena Wallingford 970.218.2003

LONGMONT | $550,000 3br/2ba home w/an open floor plan. Living room w/gas fireplace. Kitchen w/granite tops, an island & gas range. Master bedroom w/5-piece master bath & walk-in closet. Home backs to open space & provides views of Longs Peak from the front yard! Jimmy Stewart 970.290.3755 Rena Wallingford 970.218.2003

DENVER | $539,900 Updated 2br/2ba ranch in the heart of Sunnyside. Kitchen w/glass tile backsplash, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a kitchen bar. Master bedroom w/master bath. Complete w/a private fenced yard and an oversized garage with 220V.

HIGHLANDS RANCH | Price Upon Request Unobstructed Greenbelt view in this spacious & newly updated 4br/3.5ba home. Newer interior paint, flooring, roof, gutters, fencing & SS appliances. Walkout finished basement includes a bedroom, living room w/fireplace, full bath & kitchenette.

Kari Goddard 720.437.9755 kari.goddard@coloradohomes.com | KariGoddardHomes.com

Jan Selinfreund 720.427.5888 selinfreund@msn.com | JanSelinfreund.cbintouch.com

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LITTLETON | Price Upon Request 3br/3ba home has an open concept floorplan, family room w/gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, Master Retreat w/5-piece en-suite bath & walk-in closets, fresh paint, new carpet & unfinished basement. Amazing amenities: 3 pools & more!

AURORA | $500,000 4br/4ba home backs to green belt. w/over 3,200 sqft. Large Kitchen w/island and breakfast nook. 2 fireplaces. 2nd floor master bedroom w/walk-in closet and 5-piece master bath, and laundry room. Complete w/finished basement and 3-car garage.

Karen Lamar 720.971.8744 karen@MarcusTeam.com | KarenLamar.cbintouch.com

Phoenix Rain 303.884.9489 phoenix.rain@coloradohomes.com | 5280RealEstate.com

EVERGREEN | $480,000 Cozy 2br/2ba cabin near downtown Evergreen. Hickory floors, wood burning fireplace, kitchen w/ss appliances & granite, view the abundant wildlife and nature from the sunroom & the wraparound deck. 2-car attached garage, a storage shed on 1/2 acre!

BRIGHTON | $475,000 Beautiful 3br/3ba ranch w/an open floor plan, LVP, kitchen w/island, ss appliances & granite tops, master w/bath, open stair concept, basement w/wet bar, entertainment area & 3rd bedroom, covered patio, custom built firepit & security cameras.

Cindy Sahli 303.588.2399 cindy.sahli@coloradohomes.com | CindySahliRealEstatePro.com

Jimmy Stewart 970.290.3755 jimmy@thekeygroupre.com | TheKeyGroupRE.com

LITTLETON | Price Upon Request Quaint 3br/2ba mid-century modern ranch featuring a main floor master w/dual closets, kitchen w/ss appliances & large basement fitted for a wet bar. Oversized backyard. Near Downtown Littleton. Quick access to public transit, shopping & dining.

PARKER | $450,000 Fabulous updated 3br/3ba home w/new hardwood flooring & carpet, fresh interior paint, updated baths, fully remodeled kitchen w/new appliances, quartz countertops, center island & eat in area, a new hot water heater & fully finished walkout basement.

Dan DeBacco 720.955.6111 Dan.DeBacco@coloradohomes.com | DeBaccoRealEstate.com

Colleen Teitelbaum 303.668.8186 teitelbaumcolleen@gmail.com | CocoTeitel.com

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ENGLEWOOD | $450,000 Duplex both w/2 bedrooms, 1 bath, full kitchen, a living room and a dining area. Upper unit w/new carpet and new interior paint. The bath and the kitchen are refreshed. Complete with a large yard providing lots of mature trees and off-street parking.

DENVER | $430,000 3br/2ba ranch home with tons of upgrades! New kitchen with SS appliances, updated bath with custom framed shower, refinished hardwood floors & newly poured back patio. Large backyard with raised-bed garden. Great location with easy access to I-25.

Colleen Teitelbaum 303.668.8186 teitelbaumcolleen@gmail.com | CocoTeitel.com

Ashley Warren 720.938.1129 ashley.warren@coloradohomes.com | AshleyWarren.cbintouch.com

CASTLE ROCK | Price Upon Request Beautiful two bedroom, two bath home with a two-car garage offers a beautiful brick driveway, deck, big kitchen with granite counters & matching island, luxurious fireplace & gorgeous views of endless trails & wildlife mix.

LONGMONT | $399,900 3br/3ba ranch w/no HOA! Located in a cul-de-sac. Oversized insulated garage. Covered patio w/private yard. All appliances stay. Additional attached storage room next to garage. Fireplace, whole house fan & laundry shoot. Framed unfinished basement.

Mike Hanrahan 720.404.6651 mh7204046651@gmail.com | www.CastleRockHomeLiving.com

Joanna Rallo 720.626.9039 joannarallo@gmail.com | RalloColoradoHomes.com

STRASBURG | $385,000 Great 4br/3ba home w/finished basement, spacious kitchen, newer GE slate appliances, and owners suite with professionally updated shower. Great outdoor space with a covered front porch, stamped concrete patio, storage shed & established landscaping.

COLORADO SPRINGS | $385,000 3br/3ba 2,294 sqft home. Kitchen w/an island, granite countertops, upgraded cabinets, gas range and SS appliances. Master suite w/a master bath. There is an expanded patio and deck w/mountain views. Complete w/a fenced backyard and 2-car garage.

Matt Brinkhoff 303.324.0241 matt.brinkhoff@coloradohomes.com | MattsColoradoHomes.com

Rob Thompson 719.337.7254 rob.thompson@coloradohomes.com | RobThompsonHomes.com

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MILLIKEN | $350,000 3br/2ba home. Kitchen w/knotty alder cabinetry, SS appliances and granite countertops. Master bedroom w/an en-suite bath, while there are 2 additional bedrooms. Head downstairs to find an unfinished basement. Complete w/a landscaped backyard oasis.

BOULDER | $335,000 Downtown upgraded 1br/1ba condo w/612 sqft. and patio facing the pool! Amazing location in Mapleton Hill with an easy stroll to Pearl St, Ideal Market shops, and hiking trails. Last rented $1,950/mo and furnishings negotiable. Live downtown Boulder!

Kelly Myers 720.810.1153 kelly@propertypro4u.com | PropertyPro4U.com

Elizabeth Boese 970.412.1020 elizabeth.boese@coloradohomes.com | ESBRealEstate.com

GREELEY | $325,000 2br/2ba home. Kitchen w/new 2-tone cabinetry, farmhouse sink and new SS appliances. Main level bedroom w/access to covered patio. Master suite w/mountain views, master bath and walk-in closet. Complete w/2-car garage, 2 car-car port and storage shed.

BOULDER | $309,900 Close to CU, remodeled 1br/1ba condo includes a brand new kitchen w/shaker cabinets, solid surface countertops & new LG Appliance package, updated bathroom w/new tub & enclosed patio!

Gus Bergs 970.308.4733 gusbergs@hotmail.com | TheKeyGroupRE.com

Cathy Stein 720.341.5413 cathy.stein@coloradohomes.com | CathyStein.cbintouch.com

DENVER | $245,000 Beautiful 2br/2ba ground level, low maintenance unit! Large, fenced back patio. Assigned carport. In-unit W/D included! Kitchen appliances included. New updated laminate wood flooring. Canyon Club amenities include newly remodeled clubhouse & pool.

DENVER | $240,000 Lovely updated 2br/2ba condo updated kitchen w/white shaker cabinets, newer appliances & eating space, private balcony, family room w/fireplace, Master suite w/plenty of closet space & attached updated bath & 2 reserved parking spaces-one covered.

John McComas 303.668.5542 john@johnmccomas.com | JohnMcComas.com

Shannon Byerly 303.919.2611 YourFreshStartRealtor@gmail.com | YourFreshStartRealtor.com

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guiding you home since 1906

BOULDER | $939,000

COLORADO SPRINGS | $924,000

DENVER | Price Upon Request

6br/3ba, 2,800 sqft., open floor plan, updated kitchen & bathrooms. Freshly painted throughout, hardwood floors, finished basement, mountain views, close to Table Mesa shopping.

Custom built ranch style 4br/3ba home on 5-acres has a finished walkout basement, gourmet kitchen w/ss appliances, master w/5pc bath, family room w/stone fireplace & deck.

Masterfully remodeled 4br/4ba home provides hardwood floors, Victorian staircase, exposed brick & open concept layout, kitchen w/new ss appliances & stone counters & finished basement.

Kim Dunning 303.588.6037

Norma Adair 720.291.3300

Kathy Casey 303.359.0579 Carissa Casey 303.902.7823

AURORA | $719,900

LITTLETON | $700,000

BRIGHTON | $695,000

Gorgeous 5br/4ba home includes a kitchen w/upgraded cabinets, ss appliances & granite counters, great room w/fireplace, Master suite w/retreat area & fireplace & finished basement.

4br/4ba home offers hardwood floors, high ceilings, open floorplan, master w/updated 5pc bath, partially finished basement & backyard w/fence & private patio. Near local amenities!

3br/3ba built in 2016 on 5 acres with granite countertops, hardwood & tile flooring, vaulted high ceilings, beautiful cabinetry, huge great room, large kitchen & fenced yard.

Joni Jagger 303.437.3046

The Rowley Group 303.841.1021

Norma Adair 720.291.3300

CASTLE ROCK | Price Upon Request

LITTLETON | $615,000

LAKEWOOD | $600,000

Home sweet home! Search no further than this spacious, beautifully updated, 5 bed, 3 bath, Castle Rock, CO home. This home has it all!

4br/4ba w/finished basement, 3,404 sqft., living & dining room, family room w/fireplace, updated kitchen w/granite & ss appliances backsplash & 2-tiered low maintenance composite deck.

Updated ranch w/open floorplan, refinished wood floors, kitchen w/new granite & cherry cabinets, basement w/fireplace & master suite w/private outdoor retreat & hot tub. Amazing yard!

Kaylee Murphy 303.956.2684

New Key Team 303.598.1551

Kristine Stirling 303.881.4768

HIGHLANDS RANCH | $600,000

PARKER | Price Upon Request

ERIE | $600,000

Backs to open space & mountain views. 3br/3ba features living & dining rm, family rm w/fireplace, massive master suite w/5pc bath & walk-in closet, unfinished basement & composite deck.

Fall in love with this 4br/3ba Canterbrook model by Lennar, which has been luxuriously upgraded. included is a basement, 9ft-ceilings, an open floor plan & much more. Call today!

Modern 4br/3ba ranch w/living room w/shiplap feature wall, farmhouse-style kitchen w/roll-out drawers, quartz counters & shaker-style cabinets, main-floor flex room & finished basement.

Kristine Stirling 303.881.4768

Kristine Stirling 303.881.4768

Brie Fowler 303.882.8672

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DENVER | $490,000

WESTMINSTER | $485,000

PARKER | $480,000

Baker commons 2br/2ba unit w/new ac & furnace, remodeled kitchen w/Quartz counters, ss appliances & induction range, updated bath w/shower, American cherry hardwoods & garage parking.

4br/2.5ba home. Kitchen features updated cabinets, newer appliances. Many upgrades, remodeled bathrooms, finished basement, wonderful patio overlooking large landscaped yard.

4br/3ba home w/open floor plan. Kitchen w/custom cabinets and granite countertops. Family room w/in-wall surround sound. Master bedroom w/5-piece master bath. Clarke Farms subdivision.

Scott Brown 720.989.8841

Cathy Schuster 303.478.6364

Elise Waldron 303.250.2771

LITTLETON | $450,000

DENVER | $450,000

BOULDER | $435,000

Wonderful 3br/2ba w/no HOA! This home boasts granite counters, updated baths & flooring & refaced fireplace. All new interior paint, newer windows, doors & sliding glass patio door.

4br/3ba home. Open kitchen w/an island. Expansive great room 1br condo w/open floor plan and bamboo floors. Kitchen with w/a fireplace. Master suite w/a sitting room, fireplace and 5-piece granite countertops & SS appliances. Bedroom w/walk-in closet bath. Complete w/a finished basement and a backyard. & balcony. Complete w/assigned under building parking space.

New Key Team 303.598.1551

Kathy Casey 303.359.0579 Carissa Casey 303.902.7823

Brad Pickels 720.839.1673

BROOMFIELD | Price Upon Request

LAKEWOOD | Price Upon Request

LAKEWOOD | Price Upon Request

3br/2ba – updates: roof/gutters, AC/furnace, hot water heater, windows, front & security door, ext/int paint, carpeting, appliances, fencing, sod in the back, garage door & both baths.

Located on a corner lot near Green Mountain, 5br/2ba offers an updated kitchen, wood floors, finished basement, covered patio, overlooks fenced yard & 2 garages. Near Addenbrooke Park.

Sunny 3br/2.5ba brick home w/large living room, updated kitchen w/tile floors & granite counters, finished basement w/family room & flex room, fenced back yard & 2-car garage.

Lori Grunewald 303.521.5750

LaDawn Sperling 303.710.5817

LaDawn Sperling 303.710.5817

DENVER | $399,000

THORNTON | Price Upon Request

THORNTON | Price Upon Request

Modern 2br/1ba condo w/high ceilings, open floor plan, kitchen w/stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops & island, master w/5pc bath & balcony access & west-facing covered deck.

2br/2ba home. Kitchen w/new cabinets, granite countertops, new slate appliances and island. Living room w/fireplace. Upstairs w/2 bedrooms, loft and bath. Complete w/backyard and deck.

Charming 3br/2ba updated ranch w/new LVP flooring, new paint, kitchen w/rich wood cabinetry, granite counters, tile backsplash & ss appliances, new sod, deck, newer AC & radon system.

Nita Kolarsick 303.250.8280

Stephanie Ryan 303.725.8901

Caryn Geiger 303.249.8149

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LONGMONT | Price Upon Request

AURORA | $347,500

ERIE | $340,000

2br/2ba, fresh paint on interior/exterior, updated kitchen, new laminate wood flooring, master w/deck access. Updated bathrooms, new roof, RV parking, no HOA.

Beautiful 2br/2ba penthouse condo w/loft, open living room w/fireplace, kitchen w/42” upgraded cabinets, s/s appliances, granite countertops & balcony w/mountain views. Light rail!

You will be absolutely blown away by the views from your extended back patio. This lovely 2br/3ba home backs to open space w/views of Longs Peak & Front Range. Appliances included!

Brie Fowler 303.882.8672 Brandon Rearick 970.691.0122

David DeElena 720.275.2091

Kathryn Farrow 720.987.8660

THORNTON | $310,000

COLORADO SPRINGS | $295,000

DENVER | $275,000

3br/2ba townhome. Kitchen w/granite countertops and tile backsplash. Family room w/a fireplace. Master bedroom w/an adjoining bath. Complete w/a backyard, patio and 2-car garage.

3br/2.5ba townhome offers an open concept. Living room leads into the eat-in kitchen w/a large pantry. Master bedroom w/a full bath and walk-in closet. Complete w/a garage w/shelving.

2br/2ba condo w/open main floor living. Kitchen w/slab granite counters, SS appliances and a breakfast bar. Master bedroom w/a walk-in closet and master bath. Complete w/a 1-car garage.

Cybyske Home Team 303.635.1100

Ann Allen 864.283.2323

Kari Ostby 970.215.0577

ARVADA | $275,000

ENGLEWOOD | $265,000

AURORA | Price Upon Request

3br/3ba townhome near Lake Arbor Park. Each bedroom w/attached bath. Private back patio. Detached garage, reserved parking space, central air & newer windows, gas stove & roof.

Stunning 2br/1ba condo w/living room w/fireplace & bookshelf, kitchen w/ss appliances & eat-in nook, master bedroom with private balcony & walk-in closet & 2nd balcony w/storage room.

Beautiful 2br/2ba top floor condo w/garage, open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, updated paint, new flooring & includes washer/dryer. Close to bike trails, rec center, shopping & schools.

LaDawn Sperling 303.710.5817

Paul Conrad Szmergalski 630.650.4475

Susan Sharnas and Tyler Westcott 303.475.3096

DENVER | $250,000

DENVER | $239,900

DENVER | Price Upon Request

Backs To Greenbelt! Move-in ready 2 bedroom + study, 2 bath condo 1,247 sqft., wood burning fireplace, in-unit washer/dryer, updated windows, 2 reserved parking spaces & storage unit.

Cozy & cute 2br/1ba condo updated w/city & mountain views. New interior paint & carpet. Wood floors & tile floors. Updated kitchen & bath. 1 deeded parking space. Near RTD & light rail.

Beautifully remodeled 2br/1ba condo offers new flooring, carpet, paint & bathtub. Remodeled kitchen w/new cabinets & counters & bath. Eating space & family room. Carport next to condo.

Kelly Redpath 303.548.4058

Alice Downie 303.520.0277

Dale Carroll 720.771.2500

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BACKSTORY

NOWHERE TO GO

When Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Véronique and Gregory Peck opens at the Denver Art Museum on March 14, we’ll gain insights into how clothing can define an era—which made us wonder how COVID-19 will be remembered in couture. Here, we recap the accoutrements of our (quarantine) lives. —ANGELA UFHEIL MARCH 2020

Ah, what sweet summer children we were, with our freshly manicured nails, professionally trimmed hair, and DIY masks that were going to help us flatten the curve before summer. APRIL 2020

Was the virus on our hands? Our hair? Our groceries? None of us was sure, and we were not

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taking any chances. So we treated every trip to the store like we were headed to Chernobyl. JUNE 2020

Sales of loungewear (often tiedyed—for positive vibes) continued to soar when we accepted our offices weren’t reopening anytime soon. The best part was, as we craftily donned dress shirts before Zoom meetings, our co-workers never knew we’d completely given up.

AUGUST 2020

Our confidence spiked along with the temperature, as (slightly) lower infection rates prompted us to convene, socially distanced, outdoors. Still, safety was the new black, so masks matching our outfits became our most important accessories. OCTOBER 2020

Halloween was upon us, but ghosts seemed much less scary compared

to yet another spike in coronavirus cases. Were we wearing a costume under the weighted blankets we wrapped ourselves in? Did it matter? DECEMBER 2020

Outdoor-only restaurant seating in Denver gave “dress for dinner” a whole new meaning. Turns out, eating in a ski jacket wasn’t so bad, though grasping utensils in our mittens got a bit clumsy. MARCH 2021

Instagram feeds are flooded with vaxxies—selfies taken while getting the vaccine—and we’ll be decked out in our finest when we get inoculated this month (fingers crossed). That’s right, winged eyeliner: We haven’t forgotten about you.

I L L U S T R AT I O N BY M I C H A E L BY E R S

MARCH 2021


MAKE THE SMART MOVE.

ANN TORGERSON

CAROLYN KENNEY

CHRISTOPHER NAIRN

JOANNE KLEINSTEIN

303.522.5922 | ann4homes@gmail.com Ann has been successfully selling Denver real estate full-time since 1998 with a honed toolbox to surpass your real estate needs. She is also in the TOP 1% OF HER COMPANY, and focused on success. She holds the Certified Negotiation Expert(CNE) designation and negotiating is one of her key strengths.

303.229.4585 | chris@mymovematters.com As a Colorado real estate agent since 2008, Chris is more than qualified to guide you through the buying or selling process. Having seen downturns and upswings in the market has helped shape his experience. Chris’ background in remodeling and design gives his clients peace of mind while negotiating transactions. He expertly advises buyers and sellers and is in the top 1% of the brokerage.

720.466.3799 | carolyn@cksellshomes.com Carolyn is a full-time agent with 17 years experience. As a Colorado native she knows the region well and has successfully helped hundreds of people navigate this tricky market. Recognized in the top 1% of her brokerage (the state’s largest) you can trust you are in good hands whether buying a starter home, forever home or investment property.

303.929.5213 | joannekleinstein@gmail.com Joanne has been a Realtor® since 1979 and a realtor in Denver since 2007. She is in the top 1% of her brokerage. She believes that buying or selling a home is much more than about real estate. Transitions to a new city, to your first home, upsizing, downsizing, rightsizing are both exciting and daunting. Joanne will make your transition smooth, seamless and a fun experience.

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Compass is a licensed real estate broker in Colorado and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only. Information is compiled from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, condition, sale, or withdrawal without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate. This is not intended to solicit property already listed. Nothing herein shall be construed as legal, accounting or other professional advice outside the realm of real estate brokerage.