Joanna Hopkins is a Summit County and Vail Valley expert who believes there is a place for everyone in the mountains. As a proven and highly-skilled real estate professional, she takes great pride in matching people with the perfect place to live or visit with family and friends year after year. And with a real estate career nearly twenty years, she offers in-depth local knowledge with a personal touch to make your Rocky Mountain dreams a reality.

“Real estate is a significant investment and I use my knowledge, experience, and creativity to exceed each client’s unique goals,” says Joanna. “I also stay up to date on current inventory and keep my clients informed on both short-term and long-term trends within the resort areas to help them make informed decisions.”

From launching a $300 million master planned community leading to $60 million in sales volume in a single year, Joanna understands the importance of how to strategically market a property on the world stage. She also leans on her real estate development background to assist with identifying the perfect purchase, as well as providing zoning and thorough market analysis on more complex properties. Together with Slifer, Smith & Frampton, she brings outstanding global reach and resources that are unparalleled in the local market.

“This exposure gives my clients the comfort that their property is being seen and represented in their target markets,” she adds. “The alliance with Slifer, Smith & Frampton aligns my business with the foremost Colorado mountain real estate experts and marketing staff to achieve the best results possible.”

Joanna has an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University with an MBA from the CU Leeds School of Business. She previously served 11 years on the board of the Blue River Watershed Group with 8 years as President, while working on water education and river enhancement projects throughout the Blue River watershed. Joanna contends that “Water is the new gold, especially in Colorado.” She has also been on the board of several homeowners’ associations as well as the President of a metropolitan district, further adding to her familiarity with the inner workings of community development. Currently, she serves as Vice President of the EagleVail metropolitan district.

Additionally, Joanna is the proud wife to husband Kevin and devoted mother to two alpine racing student athletes. Winters consist of shuttling their children around the mountain region with several pairs of skis, while summers include trail running, mountain biking, and enjoying the fantastic Colorado mountain weather.

If you are looking for a mountain resort specialist who will go the extra mile and work hard to earn your business, give Joanna Hopkins a call. As a longtime mountain resident, you can rest assured you are in qualified and capable hands.