Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty is an independently owned company that was formed in February 2012 by the merger of Morris & Fyrwald (the #1 company in Aspen) and Chaffin Light Real Estate (the #1 company in Snowmass).
Morris & Fyrwald was started in October 2000 by Craig Morris and Ernie Fyrwald. After steady growth in the volume of listings, sales, brokers, & office locations, in February 2009, Morris & Fyrwald became the Aspen affiliate of Sotheby's International Realty, which broadened their reach globally. For 5 consecutive years, Morris & Fyrwald Sotheby's International Realty had the highest sales volume in the Roaring Fork Valley, and sold over $524 million in 2011 prior to the merger.
Chaffin Light Real Estate was formed in 2007 by Jim Light and Jim Chaffin, by merging their prior acquisitions of Snowmass Real Estate Company (the original brokerage firm in Snowmass Village in 1978), Carol Ann Jacobson Realty, and Roaring Fork Real Estate. For over 30 years, they were market leaders in the Roaring Fork Valley, and sold over $279 million in 2011 prior to the merger.
Together, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty is a powerhouse firm consisting of over 180 associates with unbeatable expertise and the highest standards of client service. In 2012, 2013 & 2014, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty boasted the highest sales volume in the Roaring Fork Valley, and sold over $1.31 BILLION in 2014! We have eight office locations throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, including Aspen, Snowmass Village, & Basalt, Colorado and our brokers provide services at the Viceroy in Snowmass Village, Shadowrock in Basalt and at Ironbridge in Glenwood Springs. Additionally, we have global presence via the Sotheby's network in approximately 700 offices in over 52 countries/territories. Our state of the art technology and sophisticated local & worldwide marketing exposure is incomparable.
Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty also has a luxury rental department that specializes in providing guests & representing homeowners with a wide selection of high end homes, condominiums, and townhomes in Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado. To learn more, please visit We have a stellar reputation in the Roaring Fork Valley for using our brokers' creative & innovative ideas combined with their experience, integrity, honesty & professionalism. We are driven by challenge, and not afraid to take risks. Instead of competing with other brokers, we work with them in order to get results. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or rent a home, explore the market, or determine the value of your home, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty is the company that will work for you. Give us a call or just drop in and experience all we have to offer.