Extreme skiing pioneer turned professional ski mountaineer and real estate entrepreneur, Rob DesLauriers has skied from the Summit or Mt. Everest, brokered over $500 million in real estate transactions, and developed two luxury condominium hotels at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
As a professional extreme skier and extreme ski from 1988 to 2000, DesLauriers stared in over 20 ski films and produced 5 ski films as a member of The North Face Alpine Team. Additionally, Rob served as the founder and director of worldwide Extreme Skiing Advanced Ski Clinics 1991-2000. Rob has skied from to top of 5 of the "7 summits" including Everest in October 2006 with his wife Kit; Mt Vinson, Antarctica; Mt. Elbrus, Russia; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; and Denali, Alaska.
In 2000, Rob shifted focus to the development of the Teton Mountain Lodge, a 145 key, 95 condominium unit, AAA Four Diamond condominium hotel resort located at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Rob continues as the managing partner in the Teton Mountain Lodge Property Management Company.
In 2003, Rob founded Teton Village Realty. As Responsible Broker Rob oversaw 3 offices with 16 brokers. He sold Teton Village Realty in 2009 to Sotheby's International Realty where Rob is a broker today. Rob has brokered over $500 million in commercial, residential and hotel real estate over the past 10 years. His specialty is centered on Teton Village's ski and golf real estate with an overriding expertise in hospitality assets.
In 2008, Rob completed his second Jackson Hole hotel development project with the opening of Hotel Terra. Terra is a sustainably designed and operated, Silver-LEED certified condominium hotel with modern mountain sophistication located slopeside to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
With a degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, Rob brings a wealth of experience in hotel development and building programming, property and asset management, debt and equity raise and structuring, hotel management and real estate sales.
Wyoming Real Estate Licensee.