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Our Continuing Education Instructors

 

Damian Cox, Esq.

Damian Cox has practiced in the real estate industry for over twenty years, initially as a real estate broker for seven years, and then as an attorney. He has served on multiple Real Estate Commission committees and task forces (including the forms and education committees), worked closely with the Attorney General’s office and CAR drafting legislation, and currently serves as the CAR liaison to the Real Estate Section Council for the Colorado BAR.  He represents more than thirty real estate brokerage firms consisting of more than 3,000 real estate brokers across Colorado.  Damian teaches a wide range of classes on subjects affecting real estate brokers and has served as a guest lecturer at DU Law School. A native of Castle Rock, Colorado, he is a graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver. When he is not practicing real-estate law Damian can be found raising a family as a loving husband to his beautiful wife Jill and a doting father to his new son Brady.




Keith Alba

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Keith's passion is teaching and training Real Estate agents to reach their best potential in providing quality service to the home buyer or seller.

Keith was raised in a Real Estate family and continued the tradition by building homes for some of the top builders. In 2001, he became a Loan Officer where he consulted real estate agents on the lending process, lending guidelines and marketing strategies. In 2003, Keith chose to leave the Mortgage business and came to Keller Williams as the Regional Director for Colorado. For 8 years, Keith identified potential franchisees and trained them on the systems and models of KW. In 2012, he decided it was time for a change and became a Partner and Team Lead for My Home Team Denver. MHT is a Mega Team closing over 100 transactions annually.

Keith has been honored by the Denver Business Journal, naming him a top producing agent in the Denver Metro Area. He is an investor in a KW Market Center and property management company. He has served on task forces for the Colorado Division of Real Estate and Colorado Association of Realtors® In addition to these commitments, Keith is currently the Employing Broker for the brokerage firm overseeing, training and supervising over 170 agents.

Keith is a native to the Colorado area and refers to it as nothing less than home! He and his wife Amy have been married for 17 years. If you don't find him partaking in all that the Denver area has to offer, you will most likely find him knee deep in a river fly fishing!




Gabe Bodner

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Gabe Bodner has been a mortgage professional for over 18 years. As a Producing Branch Manager and Reverse Mortgage Planner, Gabe takes pride in assisting his customers with their home financing needs by evaluating their goals, time horizons and risk tolerances to educate them and make recommendations on how to best structure their mortgage financing needs.

Gabe graduated from CU Leeds Business School in 1998 with a BS in Business Administration.  Additionally, he is a part-time Adjunct Professor at CU Boulder Leeds Real Estate School. When Gabe is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, running, biking, hiking, camping and almost anything outdoors.

Gabe is licensed as a mortgage originator in CO, CA, OR, WA, NV, and AZ.




Scott A. Clark, Esq.

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Scott Clark is an expert on a wide range of environmental and natural resources issues, including CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, NEPA and ESA matters, Brownfields, remediation, hazardous waste, real estate transactions, litigation, permitting, petroleum storage tanks, regulatory compliance, enforcement proceedings and regulatory rule making proceedings. His experience also includes water rights, real estate, mineral leasing and land use proceedings.

Scott is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops on environmental liability, environmental issues in real estate transactions and water rights and has been an adjunct professor of environmental law at the Colorado School of Mines. He also is a contributing author to the treatise Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property, published by Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Inc.. Scott devotes time to several professional and charitable organizations, including the Environmental Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, of which he has served as the chair, Colorado Environmental Management Society, for which he has served as president, the Colorado Brownfields Foundation, for which he has served on the Board of Directors, and Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, for which he has served as President.

Scott holds a B.A. from DePauw University and he received his J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law. He is admitted to practice in the Colorado Supreme Court, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He also is a member of the American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.




Eric Gold

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Eric J. Gold, is a licensed Colorado Real Estate Broker and principal owner of Sheldon-Gold Realty Inc.  A Denver resident since 1971, Eric is well versed in the Denver Metropolitan Area and its real estate market. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver.

Eric is an active member of Denver Metro Commercial Association of Brokers and a senior instructor for Armbrust Real Estate Institute instructing the Colorado Real Estate Commission mandatory annual update course and advanced commercial contracts course.

Eric was a member of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies educational task force for the Colorado Real Estate Commission from 2013 to 2017. Additionally, he is a published author, having numerous articles on commercial real estate published in the Denver Business Journal and Colorado Real Estate Journal.




Randy Hay

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Randy has mentored, trained and supervised groups of realtors within offices ranging from 100 – 500 licensed agents, making sure they remain in compliance with Colorado Real Estate Commission rules. Randy’s courses are pertinent to responsibilities of real estate licensees. Examples include proper utilization of the Colorado Real Estate Commission approved forms, responsibilities to clients/customers, proper handling of paperwork from initial contact through closing, monitoring dates and deadlines to ensure the terms of the contract had been met, utilization of technology including specialized software programs and the Multiple Listing Service (Matrix), and interaction with individuals involved in transactions, other realtors, lenders, inspectors, processors and closers.




Rob Lynde

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Rob Lynde has owned and operated MileStone Real Estate Services with his wife Renée since 2007.  Although licensed since 2003, he has owned and managed his personal rentals in and out of the state of Colorado since 1989.  Rob has worked with the Colorado Real Estate Commission Education Task Force since 2012.  He was a member of the Property Management Task Force in 2013 and the 2018 Colorado Rule Review Committee.  Rob is the 2021 Colorado Springs NARPM Chapter President and served as the 2020 President and founding member of the Colorado Landlord Legislative Coalition. Rob helped organize and acted as Master of Ceremonies for the Colorado Springs Landlord Symposium for over 12 years. He has his Master Property Manager (MPM) and the Residential Property Manager (RPM) designations awarded by the National Association of Residential Property Managers. Additionally, MileStone holds the Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC) designation: one of fewer than 75 in the U.S.  Rob has been teaching property management classes since 2005.  He has taught at multiple National NARPM conventions as well as regional and state events.




Jordan May, Esq.

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Jordan is a licensed Colorado attorney currently practicing law at Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C. He specializes in land use and business permitting process which includes planning, zoning, subdivision, environmental impact, vested property rights, building permit disputes, transportation issues and water issues. He is a member of both the Colorado and Boulder County Bar Associations.

In addition to his practice Jordan is a regular speaker and instructor for Colorado state approved continuing education requirements for Colorado real estate brokers instructing on areas of license law compliance, risk mitigation, and proper form utilization.

Currently Jordan is a board member on the City of Longmont Board of Adjustment.

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James M. Meseck, Esq.

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Jim is a practicing attornery focusing on litigation for the law firm White and Steele. He represents insurance companies as well as defends insured and self-insured parties who have been sued by third parties. Much of his practice focuses on defending real estate brokers, appraisers and mortgage brokers in civil actions as well as administrative licensing disputes. He has also represented clients in a wide variety of liability claims and declaratory judgment actions, including cases involving trucking and motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, food related injuries, contract disputes, employment disputes, actions based on Section 1983, real estate matters, professional liability, professional licensing and disciplinary matters, wrongful death, and traumatic brain injury. Jim often lectures on these topics.

Jim holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa, and he received his J.D from the University of Wyoming College of Law. He is barred to practice law in both Colorado and Wyoming. In 2010, Jim was recognized by Colorado Super Lawyer Magazine as a Rising Star.




Amy Mowry, Esq.

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Amy is the owner and managing attorney at Mowry Law LLC, specializing in real property and natural resources matters. She is a licensed attorney in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana and Utah. With her deep industry background and knowledge in oil and gas, natural resources and real property law, Amy's primary focus is on real property ownership issues, oil and gas title examination and natural resources and energy development matters.

Amy received her J.D. from the Univerity of Wyoming College of Law.  She also holds an ED. M from Harvard, a M.A. from the University of Wyoming and a B.A. from the Univesity of Pennsylvania. 

Fun fact: Amy was an English teacher in the United States Peace Corps. 

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Eric Nesbitt, Esq.

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In his 30 years engaged in real estate law in Chicago and Denver, Eric has represented developers on retail and multifamily projects regarding entitlements, zoning issues, loan documents and related matters. He formed the Law Offices of Eric Nesbitt, P.C. in Denver in 2006. Additionally, Eric is President & CEO of The Nesbitt Commercial Group, a commercial real estate practice he founded in 2004. In his capacity as a commercial real estate broker, he has assisted in site selection and development projects for Microsystems, Sprint and Oracle.
Eric is committed to doing his part to provide quality, affordable housing. He has owned multifamily apartment buildings in Chicago and Denver, and regularly rented units to Section 8 housing tenants or tenants at or below the area median income. Eric also served three years as a Commissioner of the Denver Housing Authority, appointed by Mayor Hancock.
Eric earned his BA degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and his J.D. Law degree and MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. He frequently lectures on real estate law related matters to the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Association of Realtors.




Amanda Potter

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Amanda is a 5th generation native, born and raised in Grand Junction, Colorado.  She is a veteran of the US Army as a Military Police/Corrections Office, and wsa stationed at Fort Carson, CO. She is married with two children and looks for ways she can help people and make a difference in their life. She enjoys lifelong learning and constantly seeks out ways to continue increasing her knowledge. She is trained in EMDR Therapy, holds certifications from The Association for Integrative Psychology in Nuero Linguistic Programing (NLP), Mental Emotional Release MER®, and Hypnotherapy.

Since 2001 Amanda has worked as a broker largely focusing on selling homes her husband's company builds. She has worked as the Responsible Broker, overseeing 150+ agents, for Keller Williams Colorado West Realty, since December of 2017, also operating as the CEO for 3 years.




Nate Rees

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Nate is passionate about public speaking, with over 20 years of experience in training and teaching alongside years of mortgage experience as a division manager, loan officer and processor. From 2015 through 2017 he spoke to over 50,000 people in 26 states. Currently, Nate is a regular instructor for Colorado state-approved continuing education requirements for real estate brokers, specializing in non-qualified mortgage programs for home buyers. Nate has been in the mortgage industry since 2016 and has served in various capacities within the industry, but most enjoys being a Mortgage Consultant at SCL Mortgage. Nate is finishing up his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Governors University, where he received a certificate of excellence for presentations in business communication. Nate has been married to his wife Jill for 18 years and they have four children. In his free time, you will probably find Nate enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors by hiking, fishing, camping, or tackling a 14er.




Ray Sherman

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Ray started his real estate career in 1979 and has been a manager/trainer/coach since 1983 when he opened his first office. He has been a broker for Century 21, Moore and Company, Coldwell Banker Van Schaack, Keller Williams, Equity Colorado and now eXp reality. Ray has managed offices as large as 550 agents, and his KW office was the number one office in Colorado in 2006. Ray is an excellent trainer and was selected as the Colorado Association of Realtors, Educator of the Year in 2007. He was the Realtor of the Year for SMDRA in 2017. Ray currently teaches the Colorado Real Estate Commission update class, plus Ethics and GRI classes for various Realtor Associations. He also serves as a mediator for the South Metro Denver Realtor Association.




Whitney Sweet

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Whitney is a residential real estate agent with more than 15 years of industry experience. Whitney is currently an Employing Broker and Real Estate Sales agency with Keller Williams Integrity. With her strong real estate sales expertise she has closed over 150 transactions since 2013. Her passion is accomplishing her client's goals in an educational, endearing and nurturing way.

In additional to real estate sales, Whitney is productivity coach and teaches real estate coaching, both transactional and business development, for new and experienced agents and brokerages. She teaches and training on Colorado real estate contracts and practices as well.

Whitney received he Colorado Real Estate License in 2001 and she holds an Employing Broker’s License since 2016.




Kelsey Wasylenky, Esq.

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Kelsey H. Wasylenky is a shareholder at Jost Energy Law, P.C. Kelsey has been representing oil and gas operators in Colorado since 2006 on all aspects of regulatory and transactional legal work involving natural resource development. Kelsey began her legal career in energy as In-House Counsel for a Colorado-based exploration and production company where she developed an expertise in oil and gas transactional law, including acquisition and divestiture, regulatory and environmental compliance, and contract negotiation. Kelsey joined Jost Energy Law in 2016 where she continues her transactional representation of numerous clients in Colorado and Wyoming, in addition to practicing in all aspects of oil and gas regulatory work before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Kelsey is actively involved in both state and local government regulation of oil and gas, including drafting and presenting legal comments to proposed oil and gas local regulation and legislation, and representing operators in legislative and state rulemaking hearings. Kelsey received her M.B.A. in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business in 2011. J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law on 2006, and B.A. from Brown University in 2002.

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Roxane Webster

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Born and raised in the Detroit area Roxane attended Eastern Michigan University, studying music. After university, she spent 10 years working in the non-profit world which took her all over the country, and showed her how much she loves working with people.

Roxane came to Denver in the 90’s and happily landed in Real Estate as a career. With a good mind for organization and a sincere concern for people, Roxane seeks to improve her little corner of the world through a dedication to excellence and a wealth of experience. Roxane has deep roots in education.  She has spent years teaching real estate licensure and is a Professional Real Estate Coach.  She teaches all over the country and is nationally recognized as an expert in the distressed real estate market.  Roxane is married and has two great step-kids. She and her husband are both musicians playing in a popular local band called the Sweet Spot Trio.