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Our Team specializes in local home buying and selling. We effectively coordinate the purchase and sale of real estate, properties, residential homes, town-homes, condos, new construction, and land, based on our clients’ needs.

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Meet Our Team

Managing Broker

I grew up in Cooperstown, NY, and have been a Colorado resident since 1998. I found Pagosa Springs in 2006 and as I stepped my foot on the ground in Pagosa the 1st time I said, “We are moving,” and we absolutely love it here!!! I live to be in the outdoors and appreciate everything that Pagosa Springs has to offer people that have a passion for the mountain lifestyle. I truly love helping clients find the perfect property and then I get the benefit of seeing them enjoy the properties they have bought. I have been blessed as so many of my friends started out as clients that I now get to enjoy life with. That’s Pagosa, the sunshine, the great outdoors, the most beautiful place on earth, amazing weather, unlimited adventure, and the highest quality people you will ever find. I challenge you to find a better place to live.

Before I moved into Real Estate full time, I had over a decade of experience in the lending industry that was built on dedication to providing unparalleled customer service, sound advice, and an easy-going no pressure approach. This is a unique approach that my clients find as a refreshing change from the normal Realtor.

I am a member of the Pagosa Springs Area Association of Realtors, Realtors Land Institute, Local Archery Club, Member of the local Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited, and Member and supporter of the San Juan Back Country Horseman. I enjoy camping, hunting, fly fishing, hiking, horseback riding, flying, snowboarding, snowmobiling and off-roading with ATV’s and my Jeep.

Broker Associate

I am a licensed Realtor in Colorado with more than 20 years of experience in the Real Estate industry. Aside from helping you with all of your Real Estate needs, I tend to our mini ranch of 3 beautiful horses, a couple of ducks, a flock of crazy chickens, our loving dogs, Tank and Daisy and one boisterous cat with the help of my husband, my daughter, and my mother. Relaxing by the river or on the lake, listening to the water flow while watching my crazy critters is one of my favorite places to be!
My clients appreciate my ability to work efficiently while providing prompt, professional, personal, and dedicated service. I communicate directly, listen closely, and always put my customer's needs first. I understand the importance of working with an agent who will have your best interest at heart.
Working with Mike Knapp and the Best of Pagosa Springs, I am supported by a company that understands the customer's needs in a dynamic and rapidly changing real estate environment, which enables me to offer unprecedented real estate services to home buyers and sellers. If you are looking to sell, we are there with a professional photographer, premier placement on multiple websites, correct MLS Placement and a whole list of tools and advice to help you get from For Sale to "SOLD!!"
Living in Pagosa Springs is a dream come true for myself and my family. We love taking advantage of the thousands of acres of National Forest while hiking, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, skiing, sledding and exploring!
I would love the opportunity to help you, your family, your friends and acquaintances make your dreams come true!

Broker Associate

My name is Kevin Blue. I grew up in Pagosa Springs and was raised to love everything about the mountain lifestyle. I attended Metro State University in Denver and Fort Lewis in Durango where I studied business. Prior to Real Estate I worked at Wolf Creek Ski Area for 9 years as a groomer/heavy equipment operator and was in charge of safety and training for my department. I parted from the ski area 1 year ago and started my real estate career and have enjoyed learning and building new relationships. I have used my knowledge of SW Colorado and strong work ethic to better serve my clients. I continue to enjoy snowboarding, snowmobiling, kayaking, playing hockey and all things outdoors. I have a lovely wife, Sunshine, and two amazing children, Hazel and Elam. I am committed to my community and enjoy making strong and lasting relationships with all those I come into contact with. I am excited to be your guide in finding your perfect property and to help you with all of your real estate goals.

Broker Associate

My name is Sunshine Blue (yes, that is my real name) and I was born in Colorado. I moved to north Houston, when I was young, and returned to Colorado in 1999. I attended college at Adams State, in Alamosa, and I recently retired from my 21+ year career as Assistant Supervisor of the Lift Maintenance/Operations Department at Wolf Creek Ski Area. My husband, Kevin, and I met and married while both working at the ski area and we now have two amazing children, Hazel and Elam. We are an incredibly active family. We enjoy snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, wake surfing, paddle boarding, and spending time with family. My previous position has given me a unique understanding of the service industry. Working with and leading a team, gaining and maintaining good relationships, and working efficiently in high stress environments, has given me the tools I need to succeed in the real estate business. I have a genuine love for helping people reach their personal goals and I give 100% to all I do. Kevin has been in real estate for 5 years and we are so excited to now be working as a team! As they say "Teamwork makes the dream work" and we look forward to working together to help you realize your real estate dreams!

Broker Associate

Brittany knew Pagosa Springs would be home when she visited for the first time with her husband and 2-year-old son, Barrett. She knew this would be the place they would settle, so much so, her family went under contract on their home while on vacation!

With a diverse real estate background and over a decade of experience, Brittany is a true believer in changing lives through real estate and is known for her professionalism and smile. Having worked in many different areas of real estate from customer experience, property management, land development projects and sales, she is committed to delivering the best experience for her clients by truly listening to their needs and communicating effectively. Her mission is to turn clients into family by the end of each transaction! 

When she is not helping others, you can find her busy chasing after her toddler or attending a yoga class! She loves being active and living a healthy lifestyle. Lastly, she is a lover of small towns, great food, and believes a smile and a handshake still mean something.

Broker Associate

Shane grew up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma where he excelled in both academics and athletics. He attended college at Oklahoma State University and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelors in Business Administration.

After college he went to work for Bechtel, the #1 global engineering and construction firm. Over the next 13 years he held various roles in both procurement and subcontracts while steadily ascending the corporate ladder to his most recent position as project subcontracts manager where his department was responsible for an annual budget/spend of more than $200M. While working for Bechtel, Shane lived and worked in Oklahoma, Colorado, India, Washington, Australia, Kentucky & New Mexico. He had the privilege of working with and on behalf of some of the industry giants in the sectors of defense, nuclear waste remediation, and oil, gas & chemicals.

During this time, he used every dollar he could save to acquire a portfolio of rental properties and land in Oklahoma and Colorado. In doing so he realized his passion was identifying value in real estate and negotiating to maximize that value at closing, which is perfectly complemented by the fact that he is a cost/price analyst, a proven negotiator and a contracts expert by trade. In 2017, he obtained his Colorado Broker’s Associate License and the following year he resigned from corporate-life to make the move to Pagosa Springs, an area which he considers the most underrated market in Colorado, to be a full time real estate professional.

Shane’s incredible work ethic and professionalism have enabled him to discover instant success and he enjoys nothing more than delivering value to his clients. So whether you’re looking for a home, ranch, rental, commercial business space or your own private mountain, Shane will make your objective his priority and deliver for you.

In Shane’s personal time, he can usually be found playing in the mountains with his partner Julie and son Wiley. Shane is a powder skiing enthusiast who has skied throughout the west and in more than a dozen countries. He is also a fisherman, a hunter and a dog guy.

My family & I have been part of Pagosa Springs since 2008 when we bought our first home here. Since then I've been involved in numerous real estate transactions and know the area surrounding Pagosa backward and forwards. Success is exceeding my client’s expectations now and in the future. Honesty, Integrity, commitment, and a desire to serve clients and their needs are of the utmost importance. Using vast area experience and setting the proper expectations in the real estate process cannot be overstated. It is a recipe for success and happy clients are what I strive for every day.  I am a veteran of the Navy and Marine Corps. I've been married to my wife, Darra, for forty-six years. Together we have three daughters and five grandchildren. Pagosa Springs and the surrounding area are an excellent and unique place to live, work, and play.

 If you are in need of a Real Estate expert in this one-of-a-kind community then Wayne Marionneaux is the man for the job. He works hard to be successful in every endeavor he takes on, including work, community, and church. When Wayne is not working or visiting family, he enjoys hiking, fly fishing, golfing, RVing, side-by-side riding, and traveling with his wife Darra, and family.

Broker Associate

Martha has been a been a licensed broker in Colorado since 1991 and loves the real estate business. As a long-time local of Pagosa Springs and Durango she has the experience and local know-how to help you make the best possible decisions. She also has specialized training in real estate negotiations, so having her on your side means you're working with a real professional. She has been lucky enough to raise her children in this beautiful mountain town and now has the privilege of watching her granddaughter grow up here as well. Pagosa Springs, Bayfield and Durango are special places that if you are fortunate to find, they're hard to leave. Give her a call and she will work extra hard to find your special place here and to make sure your real estate transaction is a complete success!

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The Pagosa Lifestyle

We don't just live here... we LOVE it here! Our team are all avid outdoor sports enthusiasts, and the area we've chosen allows us to pursue a great variety of ventures in the great outdoors. 

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