Craig Rathbun, CCIM

Partner/President & CEO

Craig Rathbun, CCIM

Craig Rathbun, CCIM, is co-owner and President of Fleisher Real Estate and has a thirty-five year background in real estate that has been focused on sales, leasing and management of residential and commercial real estate in Florida and Colorado.

Primary Areas Served

Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale Glenwood Springs

Responsibilities

Craig Rathbun, CCIM, is co-owner and President of Fleisher Real Estate. He enjoys being responsible for sales, leasing and business development as well as serving as the Company’s President and Managing Partner.

Professional Background

Mr. Rathbun has a thirty-five year background in real estate that has been focused on sales, leasing and management of residential and commercial real estate in Florida and Colorado. During the past twenty years, Mr. Rathbun has been responsible for the development of many commercial properties in Colorado and in Florida.

Mr. Rathbun founded SouthTrend Realty, a commercial management and brokerage firm in Melbourne, Florida in 1990, that today is managed by his son, Adam Rathbun. Craig was twice voted the top office and industrial broker in the Central Florida Region in 1997 and 1998 and has received numerous other awards for professional achievement and community service.

Although devoting his full time attention to Colorado, Mr. Rathbun continues to remain involved in the Florida commercial real estate community, which he hopes will provide unique opportunities to those clients whose interests extend beyond Colorado. He previously served as President of Florida Commercial Broker Network, a federation of independent commercial real estate firms that do in excess of one billion dollars in commercial real estate business annually. Craig also served as an Advisory Board Member for American National Bank. Craig also served on the Board of the Florida Association of Realtors Commercial Division for four years and on several task force committees for the National Association of Realtors.

Between 1980 and 1987 Mr. Rathbun was the political and legislative director for the National Association of Realtors in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, D.C., Craig was on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Mortgage Brokers.

Mr. Rathbun holds the CCIM designation conferred by the National Association of Realtors as its highest recognition for commercial real estate investment proficiency. Craig is a graduate of Miami University and did post-graduate studies in anthropology at Florida International University.

Community Service & Involvement

Colorado Child Help Foundation Board, Past Colorado State President
Aspen Glen-Carbondale Rotary, Past President
Highway 133 – Carbondale, Improvement Committee, Past Chairman
American National Bank, Past Board Member
Roaring Fork Cultural Council, Co-Chairman & Founder
Thunder River Theatre Company, President
Community Health Initiative – CCW, Board of Directors
Rocky Mountain Commercial Brokers, Founder/President

Personal

Craig is married with two children and two grandchildren and is a Vietnam combat veteran.

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