The Steamboat Group Team Members

We are a team of professionals with a passion to provide YOU with Superior Real Estate Services.  We share your love for Steamboat and the wonderful community we are lucky to live in.  Jon formed The Steamboat Group to offer the highest level of expertise and service available.  By working as a team we can provide you better service and Deliver More for YOU.

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Jon and his wife Wendy followed their dream and moved to Steamboat to raise their kids.   Jon began his career in Real Estate in 2005 and loves being a part of a business where he can help people achieve their dream of living the Steamboat lifestyle.  He has a genuine interest in your goals, excels at negotiation, marketing and finding solutions to deliver you superior results.  Jon is unique in Steamboat Real Estate due to his 16 years of experience working at Hewlett Packard on business strategy, finance, marketing, and getting 5 start- up businesses off the ground.

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Cell - 970-846-3565

Jon K grew up in the Midwest, graduated from The University of Iowa and has been a permanent resident of Steamboat since 1998.  He as many Steamboat residents was planning on spending only a ski season here but when the snow melted; it became clear this was the place to be. He has been involved with real estate and property management since his arrival in Steamboat. He has assisted in the marketing and sales here in Ski Town U.S.A with over $130 million in sales inventory.

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Cell - 970-846-9646

“Living the dream” is my motto in Steamboat. I want to share my love and knowledge for all that Steamboat has to offer in helping you find the perfect property! Four years ago after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters in Psychology, I decided it was time to build a life in the mountains and moved out to Steamboat.  My main objective in life has always been to help others. I have always valued what makes individuals unique and helping you choose a home, allows me to share my love for Steamboat with you.  

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Cell - 970-367-6488

My family is originally from Virginia where I started my life off as a military brat. It took us being stationed in Colorado one time for us to fall in love with the mountains and find a way to move here permanently. I have spent most of my youth and adulthood under the shadow of Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain before following my dream of living in a mountain community. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve lived all over the U.S. and even spent a year in the Dominican Republic, but Colorado has always had my heart and called me home. 

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Cell - 970-846-1570

Ryan grew up in the midwest and spent a lot of time in Colorado as a kid before finally realizing he should just move here! He spent three years in Summit County and about five years in Denver before finally deciding that Steamboat was the place he and his family would call home. Ryan has a background in finance but has found his true passion in helping others fulfill their dreams of living in this amazing town.

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Cell - 970-819-2034

Derek decided to become a real estate broker because of his innate desire to interact and help people.  Having been in sales since he was a kid, Derek has honed his skills over decades, becoming a casual, low pressure teammate to buyers and sellers who want to enjoy the experience as they buy or sell their home. Derek moved from Virginia to Steamboat Springs in 2004 to take a teaching position at Colorado Mountain College.  Since then Derek has worked for CMC, Steamboat Resort, and 10 years as general manager of Steamboat Ski and Bike Kare. 

Erik Ramstad - Marketing Director

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Erik works with Jon to deliver cutting edge marketing that works.  Together they have built a dominant web presence.  Erik is a skilled graphic designer which makes The Steamboat Group's marketing stand out on the Web and in Print. Along with Wendy, David, Derek and Jon W., Erik helps to develop plans to market and help showcase your home in the best light. Originally from the East Coast, Erik moved to Steamboat after graduating from The College of Wooster, in Wooster OH.  A distance runner in his free time, Erik worked with the local High School as the Cross Country and Track and Field coach.  

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It was love at first sight! During the summer of 1992, I briefly spent an afternoon in Steamboat on my way up to Alaska. I instantly fell in love with the community, the landscape, the recreational activates, but most importantly the People. I knew then, this was going to be my future home. 24 years later I still can’t think of a better place to raise my family. As part of the marketing team, I bring my passion for photography and videography to work with me everyday. I enjoy bringing life to a home in both media and print.

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Cell - 970-819-6931

Wendy is Co-owner of The Steamboat Group with her husband Jon. She grew up in Upstate New York and attended CU Boulder and fell in love with Colorado. Wendy comes from a marketing and sales background and understands the importance of client relations. Wendy’s primary focus is to manage all aspects of our sellers transactions from initial contract to an executed purchase agreement. She provides proactive feedback to sellers regarding all showings and market activities as well as provides information quickly to all buyer agents viewing the listing. 

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Office - 970-879-0879

itten by the Yampa Valley curse and having a mid life crisis, Sarah and her husband quit their jobs at New Belgium and moved back to the boat after 7 years. Raising their 5 year old daughter in Steamboat has always been a dream of hers. Steamboat’s small town feel, it’s unique community and it’s character are unmatched.