Mike Budd

Mike Budd

Mike Budd’s tenure in the Vail Valley has allowed him to watch the growth and development that makes Vail the greatest resort area in the world. He offers his clients a unique perspective when professionally marketing their commercial property or working through the entitlement and sales process for real estate development in the Vail Valley area.

Primary Areas Served

Vail and Beaver Creek, CO


As an agent for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Network in Vail, Colorado, you can expect the utmost professionalism and dedication for all of your commercial real estate needs from Mike Budd. From your very first meeting to the final closing, Mike Budd will provide you with best-in-class service to help you buy or sell a commercial real estate property in the Vail Valley. As member of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, he has been recognized as a member of the Chairman’s Circle for transactions, the Leading Edge Society and twice the leading transaction broker in the state of Colorado for the company.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Mike Budd spent thirty years in sales and marketing positions at the corporate level. He began his career selling and marketing consumer products in New York City. He was involved in the success of numerous recognizable brands including Nyquil Colds Products, Oral B Toothbrushes and Norelco Shavers. His responsibilities ranged from District Sales Manager to Marketing Manager and ultimately Vice President of Sales and Marketing for these companies.

However, his love for the Rocky Mountains brought him to Colorado as the President of a Manufacturers Representative Agency that was the sales arm for brands including Norelco, Casio, Magnavox, Nintendo, Genie and numerous other smaller companies. The company grew five fold over the thirteen years as President and he successfully expanded the business to cover the entire Rocky Mountain region with offices in Denver, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.

He joined The Genie Company as an equity partner and assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Sales. In two years at the company, he was successful in doubling the sales volume and establishing a strategy for selling the company. The company was sold to the Overhead Door Corporation and Mike Budd assumed the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for the $500 million plus corporation. His responsibilities were managing the sales of five companies within the corporation and actively positioning it for sale. The corporation was sold to an international conglomerate and after a transition period, Mike Budd retired from corporate life thirty years to the day after his graduation from Cornell University.

Community Service & Involvement

Mike Budd is focused on giving back to the community. Mike Budd is the Past Chair of the Vail Board of Realtors and also the current Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for Vail Board of Realtors. Mike was recognized as Realtor of the Year for the Vail Board of Realtors in 2016.

Mike Budd is also a member of:

Colorado Association of Realtors Legislative Policy Committee
Eagle County Financial Advisory Board
Rocky Mountain Commercial Brokers


Mike Budd received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Cornell University in 1968.


Mike Budd has been happily married to his wife Linda for all of 44 years. He enjoys having his 4 grandchildren (3 boys and 1 girl) tremendously. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golf and fly fishing.


We want to thank you, Michael Budd, for your hard work and efficient handling of listing, sale and closing of a property that needed extra care and knowledge to finalize. You handled each and every part with the utmost care. Highly dependable and knowledgable, Michael Budd is a Jewel! He handled our sale professionally, promptly, ethically and above all with the utmost care as it was not a sale without issues.
I've had the privilege of being in a number of complex transactions in the Vail Valley where Mike Budd was the commercial real estate broker enabling the closing of the transactions to occur. Mike Budd's many years of experience outside of the commercial real estate industry as well as his involvement in community service make him well suited to understand the many dimensions that encompass a successful commercial real estate transaction.

Contact Details
  • Office : (970) 926-8441
  • Mobile : (970) 376-4511

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