Michael Ward, GRI, began his career in real estate in 1980 and has consistently been one of the top-producing brokers in the Telluride region. He has achieved several sales records including the sale of the most expensive condo in Mountain Village in 2003, the most expensive single-family lot in Mountain Village (2004), and the highest price per square foot for a single family residence in Mountain Village (2003).
He was a key participant in the development of two major condo projects (Viking Lodge in Telluride and the Lorian condos in Mountain Village), and a hotel project (The Hotel Telluride). Michael has owned two successful real estate companies in Telluride, Alpine Lodging & Real Estate, and Courtney-Ward and Associates, the #3 firm in town.
Michael has been actively involved in leadership in the Colorado and Telluride Associations of REALTORS. He served a year as President of the Telluride Association of REALTORS and their REALTOR of the Year, six years on their Board of Directors, and a year as the Colorado Association of REALTOR' Southwest District Vice President. As such, he is intimately familiar with the wide range of issues affecting real estate transactions.
He obtained his GRI in 1991, a designation awarded by the National Association of REALTORS to a select group of REALTORS who have demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the residential real estate industry. With 25 years of experience in all aspects of the Telluride real estate market, Michael possesses a unique set of talents and skills to assist property owners in selling their properties quickly and for the best price.
His dedication to his clients and customers is proven in his ability to successfully market properties and help buyers find the perfect properties for them.
The unique combination the Peaks Real Estate Sotheby's International Realty state-of-the-art marketing services and international property exposure, combined with Michael and Lynn Ward's extensive experience in all areas of the real estate industry and related technology tools provides property owners with the best environment to sell their properties quickly and for the highest price.