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About Robert Ritchie

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 five 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.  Consecutively from 2012- 2015 we boasted the highest sales volume in the Roaring Fork Valley, and sold over $1.6 BILLION in 2015!  We have nine offices throughout the Roaring Fork Valley including Aspen, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado.  Additionally, our brokers provide services at the Ritz-Carlton in Aspen Highlands and Shadowrock in Basalt. We have global presence via the Sotheby’s network in approximately 825 offices in over 61 countries/territories with over 18,000 brokers.  Our state of the art technology and sophisticated local & worldwide marketing exposure is incomparable.  Please visit our company website at www.AspenSnowmassSIR.com.

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 www.aspenskihomes.com.


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.

 


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 www.aspenskihomes.com.

 

Biography

  • Bob Ritchie
    300 South Spring Street
    Aspen
    CO 81611 US

    Phone: (970)379-1500

    Robert Ritchie
    Up Close and Personal

    One of Aspen's top-producing-realtors throughout his real estate career , Robert has been active in local real estate since 1976. A resident since 1971, Robert was a successful general contractor in Aspen for eight years. He completed his graduate studies at C.U. Boulder in Particle Physics in the mid 1970's. He became a full partner in Coates, Reid & Waldron, the Aspen Sotheby's International Realty Franchise in 1987, which was the #1 producing Aspen real estate company for 21 consecutive years.

    Robert was involved with the conception of Sotheby’s International Realty as an offshoot of the Sotheby’s Auction House. Bob brings Sotheby’s his experience, integrity and diligence, specializing in luxury residential, commercial and development properties.

    Robert has sold nearly a Billion dollars of Aspen real estate, including several of the largest residential sales in the history of Colorado. He has set numerous Aspen "sales records" since 1986, the record sales were 2 million, 4 million, 5.5 million, 16 million and the Mandalay Ranch sale for $46 million. A commonly quoted "source" for market perspectives, Robert brings knowledge of luxury high-end properties and ranches, and industry perspective.

    His diverse range of experience offers buyers and sellers more value, as evidenced by his involvement in the development of 41 custom homes, and several luxury residential and Commercial subdivisions including Victoria Square, The Preserve, Maroon Creek, Pioneer Springs, Droste Ranch, Eagle Pines, Aspen Valley Downs, Chaparral, Aspen Valley Ranch, Ute Center, and Victoria Square, to name a few.

    Robert has been involved in the creation of over 4,000 acres of conservation easements.

    "His vision and experience with high-end luxury properties and subdivisions is invaluable. The projects he has brought to Aspen and the relationships he’s built with clients are a testament to his success. The best in the Business."

     Robert and his wife Debra, live in Aspen's West End. Julia and Coray are successful young professionals, currently living in California.

     

     

     

     

     

       

     

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Robert Ritchie
Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty
300 South Spring Street
Aspen CO 81611
970-379-1500
Sotheby’s International Realty® is a registered trademark licensed to
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC.
Each Office Is Independently Owned and Operated.
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