About Us


Exclusive Mountain Retreats Real Estate was formed in 1995 to serve our clients by listing their properties, as well as representing them during the real estate purchase process. With more than 40 years of combined marketing, management & sales experience, we have a thorough knowledge of the Summit County area.  Experience has proven that a team effort, created between our staff and our clients, produces incredible results.  If you are interested in selling a property, we can showcase your home, land, or business in the marketplace.  If you are interested in purchasing a property, we work with you and for you to locate the perfect property for your needs.  We focus on providing individual, personalized attention to our clients.  We take the utmost pride in our ethics and professionalism.  We pledge to represent our clients with integrity.  Our team of professionals will place your best interests first.

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Bonnie Smith

Colorado 2017 REALTOR of the Year
Owner / Managing Broker
National Director, National Association of REALTORS
President, CRB Rocky Mountain Chapter

CEO/Owner/Managing Broker
2017 Colorado REALTOR of the Year

RPAC Hall of Fame, 50k Level, National Association of REALTORS
2013-17 Chair, Colorado Project Wildfire

Bonnie Smith’s previous business experience includes corporate and field marketing experience, most recently as Vice President of Marketing, Advertising & Planning for a Fortune 100 company. She was President of her own consulting firm, specializing in marketing and management counseling for corporations and small businesses. She has traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada, teaching and lecturing on sales, marketing, computer training, motivation, and management. Bonnie’s past experience also included work for a real estate developer in the Northeast before her move to Colorado. Additionally, she worked extensively with commercial REALTORS and space planners to buy and lease office space. Bonnie has resided in Summit County, Colorado for the past 29 years.


Ms. Smith received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts with a major in Psychology and minors in Business and Philosophy. She also participated in the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, Executive MBA program. She is a graduate of the REALTOR Institute. She holds the Accredited Buyer’s Representative designation. She is a Certified Residential Specialist. Bonnie holds the Masters in Real Estate designation. She is also a member of the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers and holds the CRB designation. She is a member of NAR’s International Section and holds the Certified International Property Specialist designation and has the Transnational Referral Certification. She also holds the Accredited Luxury Home Specialist certification from the Luxury Home Council, as well as the Resort & Second Home Certification from NAR’s Resort Section. Ms. Smith is presently working on NAR’s GREEN designation.

Professional and Community Affiliations

2014-17,11-13,08-09 Director, National Association of REALTORS
2017 Colorado REALTOR of the Year
2017-19, NAR Insurance Committee
2016 Chair, REALTOR Party Trustees for Campaign Services
2013-17 Chair, Colorado Project Wildfire
2012 Colorado RPAC Fundraising Chair
2013-14 Board of Directors, Summit County Builder’s Association
2005-16 NAR President’s Circle
2005-16 NAR Golden R Member RPAC
2014 RPAC Participation Council
2014 Advisory Board, REALTORS Property Resource
2013,2010 Appointed Past Chair, Summit Association of REALTORS
2012-14 NAR Strategic Thinking Committee
2007 Mountain District Vice President, Colorado Association of REALTORS
2005 Chair, Summit Association of REALTORS
2007 Summit Association of REALTORS’ REALTOR of the Year
Member of Summit County Association of REALTORS, South Metro Denver Associations of REALTORS, Colorado Association of REALTORS, and the National Association of REALTORS. Member of Residential Council of REALTORS. Member/past member of the Colorado Assn of REALTORS Public Relations Work Group, CAR Legislative Policy Committee, and CAR Finance Committee. Served on the National Assn of REALTORS Conventional Finance & Banking Committee, Public Policy Committee, and Communications Committee. Chair, NAR Medium Board Leadership Forum, First Colorado member of the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame. 2007-11, Vice President of NAR Western Mountain Resort Alliance. 2008-14 President of the Rocky Mountain CRB Chapter. Member of the Luxury Home Council. Past Member of the Assn of REALTORS’ MLS and Technology Committees. Past Chair and Founding Member of Summit Assn of REALTORS Charitable Fund. Past Chair of SAR Summit High Scholarship Committee. Past Summit Association of REALTORS Breckenridge Director. Past Board of Directors Member- Breckenridge Festival of Film. Member of Breckenridge Resort Chamber. 27 year Volunteer for the Summit Foundation. Past two term President of the Breckenridge Ambassadors, a service volunteer organization. Member of the first Breckenridge Economic Development Commission(2005-09).Two time Recipient of Ambassador of the Year Award (’03 & ’04). 17th years as a Youth Hockey Coach, most recently at Bantam level. Founding member & past Vice-President of Summit High Hockey Blue Line Club Board of Directors. Recipient of Breckenridge Resort Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year (2002). Recipient of the Dr. Oliver Stonington Spirit Award for “Outstanding Sportsmanship, Team Spirit and Enthusiasm” for community service (2003). Bonnie appeared on local television doing a real estate segment and wrote a weekly column called “Luxury Property” in the Summit Daily News for nine years.