Chris moved to Vail in 1978 after graduating from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia with a B.A. in psychology. Once in Vail, he began his employment with Vail Associates in the mountain department before transferring to Vail Associates Real Estate in 1990. He has been a member of the broker team of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate since its inception, following the merger of Vail Associates Real Estate with Slifer Smith & Frampton.
Chris' long history in Vail has allowed him to be a part of the growth throughout the Vail Valley. As a member of the largest sales team in Eagle County, Chris has received numerous sales awards, including twice earning the Golden Eagle Award, recognizing him as one of the top 10 brokers in Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.
When not at work, Chris enjoys the Vail Valley and all it has to offer. Some of his favorite recreational activities include skiing, hiking, camping, kayaking and gardening. Chris and his wife Mary, who met in Vail, were married in 1984. They have two sons, Nathan and Joshua, who are both married and currently pursuing their career goals after graduating from colleges out of state.