Founder/Chairman/Employing Broker of Your Castle Real Estate
Lon Welsh started Your Castle Real Estate. YCRE has over 600 Realtors, ten offices, and closed 4,000+ transactions in 2018. He also co-founded First Alliance Title, Colorado’s 6th largest title company. He spends most of his time on investment, sales, and technology training. He just finished his seventh book, Game Changers, which is about the future of the real estate industry. He also frequently gives speeches about his book, The Guide to Colorado Real Estate Investing.
Lon has been a landlord for 20 years and owns 80+ rental units, several office buildings and a warehouse. He has developed and sold 19 new homes. Twelve more homes and an office building had broken ground in mid-2018. His team has completed 15 fix-and-flips in 2018.
Before founding Your Castle in 2004, Lon spent eight years as a strategy consultant with Deloitte, then Arthur Andersen (Accenture). His business undergraduate degree is from the University of Iowa, and he has an MBA from Vanderbilt. He has three teenagers. He pursues travel, wine, golf, tennis, and skiing in his free time.
Director of Recruiting
Jeremy has been in the real estate business for ten years. He leads the business development team and brings new and seasoned real estate agents to the team.
Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy oversees the day to day operations and staff, and focuses primarily on big picture projects. He helps new and experienced agents get oriented by answering questions on REcolorado, CTMe, Centralized Showing, DORA, but also can answer all non-contract related questions and explain many of the tools Your Castle provides.
Project Manager and Events Coordinator
Keith manages and coordinates projects for Lon Welsh including events, office planning, investments and so much more.
Admin and Recruiting Coordinator
Katie assists the business development team as the initial contact for new and transferring agents. She is also one of the go-to source for agent support.
Cassandra manages trends data, agent benefit plans, and many behind-the-scenes endeavors. She is happy to help in any way she can, so stop by her office and introduce yourself!
Tech and Web Coach
Channing is here to help you with all things tech & web: setting up email tools and databases, websites, CRM (Customer Relations Management) software, social media, calendar and contacts syncing, computer issues and general tech advise. He is available by appointment to help you supercharge your database tools and web presence and achieve an efficient, smooth workflow.
Contract File Manager
Shelly’s background includes more than a decade as a title closer. Shelly runs our contract file system by overseeing all of our agents file submissions along with her team, and making sure to keep the entire file system in check. If you have any sort of contract submission question, Shelly is the person to ask!
Kim is our first point of contact at the office, and she is first touchpoint for all inbound inquiries. Kim also works on small-scale office projects and coordinates the class e-newsletter.
Accounting and Events Manager
Hannah manages book keeping for Your Castle, sends and manages invoices, cuts checks for agents and can answer all your accounting questions. She will be your best friend since she can answer all your money questions!
Stephanie works in the accounting department and authorizes payment disbursements on transactions.
Donelle is one of our in-house accountants. She works on general accounting tasks for the company, and also assists with cutting checks for agents.
Pam is one of our in-house accountants. Her primary focus is in agent billing and cutting checks for agents.
Managing Director, Relocation Services
Kristen has been a licensed real estate agent in Colorado, in relocation for over 15 years. She currently leads the relocation and referral department and trains agents in handling out-of-state leads.
Managing Director, Relocation Services
Amber has been a licensed real estate agent in Colorado with a specialization in relocation for over 15 years. She currently leads the relocation and referral department and trains agents in handling out-of-state leads.
Courtney works in the relocation department. She facilitates incoming and outgoing company generated leads and assists in the placement of agent broker-to-broker referrals.
Lorrie works in the relocation department. She facilitates incoming and outgoing company generated leads and assists in the placement of agent broker-to-broker referrals.
Marketing and Communications Manager
Tiffany manages the marketing and communication team. Her team and her develops marketing collateral and content for agents and the company.
Marketing and Design Coordinator
Liberty designs and creates marketing materials for agents including flyers, business cards, postcards, presentations, advertisements and much more. Whether it’s template based or custom design, he can help answer all your design questions.
Christina runs our social media, blog, and online presence. From publishing weekly blogs to providing Tuesdays Tips on real estate, Christina keeps our digital platforms full of fresh content.
Print Production Coordinator
Jordan coordinates all of Your Castle’s print production needs. She also develops and coordinates our gift-giving program for our agents.
Managing and Employing Brokers
Executive Director of Broker Management
Eric has been a licensed agent for over 20yrs. He is passionate about teaching agents on how to develop their business by coaching and training. He meets with agents one on one to develop their business plan and develop a strategic plan of attack to conquer their business goals.
Employing Broker of YCRealty
Loren began his role as employing broker in mid 2019. He has been a successful agent for over 20 years with experience in rentals and fix and flip properties. In addition to his managing broker duties, Loren teaches classes, creates business plans, and assists agents with contract questions.
Employing Broker of YCMP
Monica has an extensive background in REO’s, Hud Properties and Short Sale listings. She is a member of the Vail Board and Employing Broker for Your Castle Mountain Properties. She also serves as a mentor for new agents and runs our Ninja Training program.
Employing Broker of YCSummit
Amy is a real estate professional with over 15 years of experience and she leads the Summit county team at Your Castle. Her recent projects include a co-developing a four-unit residential project and a 20-25 unit development.
Tami has over 30 years of experience in many different areas of the real estate business. She is a managing broker and also serves as a mentor for new agents. She helps provide the agents with the most complete information, advice and supervision by reviewing agent files and answering all their questions.
Serena has been in the real estate industry since 2002 where she worked in new construction and onsite sales consultant and resale broker. She is very knowledgeable in IRA transactions as well as seniors real estate. She serves as an on-call Managing Broker for Your Castle.
Ben has an extensive background in real estate. He teaches contract class, running start class, meets with agents on business planning and manages the vacations coverage team.
Commercial Managing Broker
John Barnes has been in the commercial real estate business for some time and can answer any or all commercial real estate questions.