For over 20 years, Mike Shimkonis has employed his intuitive matchmaker and creative marketing skills with buyers and sellers in both straightforward and sophisticated luxury real estate transactions around the Telluride region. Prior to establishing Shimkonis Partners, Mike’s career spans the outdoor and entertainment industries with long stints at the Walt Disney Company, Vail Resorts and Mountainfilm in Telluride. His early talents and successes with handling world championships and special events, resort marketing and media relations, film and festival productions, along with crises management set the groundwork for his veteran approach with top shelf Telluride real estate including advising several families with the highest end home and ranch purchases and sales in the region. Several leaders in the worlds of politics, entertainment and business have entrusted their real estate matters with Mike. A resident of Telluride since 1993, Mike and his team have transacted over $600 million in real estate sales and assist buyers and sellers on purchases and sales in the region once in every four days on average.