Looking back on success but never resting on it.

More than 50 years after Vail’s first realtor, Rod Slifer, set up his brokerage on Bridge Street in Vail, Slifer Smith & Frampton continues to execute a luxury real estate vision that prioritizes service, local expertise and careful stewardship of this mountain community.

Now Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate – Summit County is comprised of 57 brokers in 4 offices, operating as an integral part of the community’s growth with the same passion for living in the mountains that started it all.

Today they continue their legacy as innovative and forward thinking leaders of the #1 real estate company in Summit County and the Vail Valley. SSF brokers work with you on every detail — from open house to closing day — to sell your most personal asset.

Slifer Smith & Frampton Timeline:

 

1962 

Rod Slifer, ski instructor/Realtor, starts his one-man operation out of the lobby of the Lodge at Vail, selling properties for Vail Associates. 

 

1968 

Rod Slifer opens his own brokerage, Slifer & Company, on Bridge Street. As Vail grows, so do Slifer & Company and Vail Associates Real Estate.

 

1983 

Jim Flaum, a real estate veteran and former Navy pilot, becomes vice president and managing broker of Vail Associates Real Estate. 

 

1986 

Harry Frampton and Mark Smith form East West Partners, the major force of the development of Beaver Creek Resort.

 

1988 

Harry Frampton and Mark Smith open Frampton Smith Real Estate, concentrating on the newly-formed Beaver Creek market.

 

1994

The two top dueling powers of Vail Valley real estate merge, forming Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.

 

2004

Opened two of our current offices in Summit County, located at 117 S. Main Street and Keystone Resort offices.

 

2013

Opened Slifer Smith & Frampton – Summit County’s two newest offices, located on the north end of Main Street in Breckenridge and on Main Street in Frisco.

 

Today

Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate welcomes a new President and Managing Broker, John Pfeiffer, and remains a market leader in sales and technology innovation with over 55 brokers in 4 office locations in Summit County.