Our Team 2017-12-30T09:37:55+00:00

The Romero Group is a local Property Management firm with substantial organizational depth and experience, totally committed to the Roaring Fork Valley. Our team brings a spectrum of complementary skills to support our Association and Special District Management clients.

The Romero Group has combined experience of over 75 years with our principals and tenured team members. Led by Dwayne Romero, The Romero Group has considerable experience and a distinct operating model encompassing all facets of Association Property Management and Special District Management, including:

  • Leadership in Management & Administrative Services
  • Licensed Community Association Managers
  • Accounting, Bookkeeping and Treasury Services
  • Maintenance and Engineering Services
  • Certified Water Systems Professionals
  • Capital Projects Management Services



Dwayne RomeroPresident & CEO

Dwayne Romero has over two decades of real estate development, management, and investment, experience specializing in mountain resort communities in the Rocky Mountains. He is the former President of Related Colorado, an operating division of Related Companies, the $20 billion international real estate development and investment firm headquartered in New York. As President, Romero led all aspects of business planning and overall direction of these properties and operating assets.



Shawn GleasonChief Financial Officer

Shawn Gleason has over a decade of experience in real estate development, management and investment, specializing in mountain resort communities in the Rocky Mountains. He is the former Vice President of Accounting & Finance of Related Colorado, an operating division of Related Companies, the $20 billion international real estate development and investment firm headquartered in New York.


Jim Korpela

Jim KorpelaChief Operating Officer

Jim Korpela has over 18 years of experience in special district and association management, property management, guest services and real estate development management. He is the former Director of Maintenance and Engineering for Snowmass Hospitality. His primary focus was to oversee the Central Plant and operations and maintenance at Base Village. Responsibilities included Central Plant budgeting, energy and efficiency initiatives, project management, maintenance management, service contract administration and capital improvements.



Jerome SimecekVice President of Operations

Jerome Simecek has over 25 years of experience in association management, property management, guest services and hotel operations management. He is the former Director of Operations for over two hundred condominiums managed by Snowmass Hospitality and had various levels of responsibility for the 12 Homeowners Associations managed by Snowmass Hospitality.



Lisa PriceProperty Manager

Lisa Price has been living in the Roaring Fork Valley for the past 16-years. She has a extensive experience in real estate, property management and hospitality management. Lisa Price is a licensed Community Association Manager as well as a licensed Realtor. She recently acted as the Director of Sales for the Residences at Viceroy, selling whole ownership condominiums.



Kim SmeinsController

Kim was born and raised on the eastern slope of Colorado but moved to the Valley in 1985. After 8 years as a legal secretary and paralegal in the Roaring Fork Valley, Kim made a career move into property management. Kim has now worked in property management for over 25 years with experience as controller, property manager and administrator/HR manager.



Kathy PotterProperty Manager

Drawn by the beauty and small town appeal of the Roaring Fork Valley, Kathy Potter relocated to Basalt, CO in 2000 from the Denver area.  With her first job in helping set up and run the future Sotheby’s International Realty office at Aspen Highlands, she was intimately involved in the final development and sales phases of The Highlands Ski Village, residences and surrounding neighborhoods.  She received her Colorado Real Estate License in 2001 and spent the next many years in the real estate field specializing in residential sales.  Her career background also includes sales and admin support, as well as non-profit work.


Jennifer O'Keeffe

Jennifer O'KeeffeAssistant Property Manager

Jennifer has been in the Roaring Fork Valley for over two decades. She has an extensive background in administration, marketing and project management that was honed in the hospitality, media and small business worlds. Prior to her tenure at The Romero Group, Jennifer owned two small businesses (landscaping and graphic design) and worked for the Aspen Skiing Company for 12 years in marketing and administration.



Misty Richardson
Misty RichardsonController
Kayla Brager
Kayla BragerDistrict Accountant
Laura Wilson
Laura WilsonAccountant
Conni Bruce
Conni BruceAdministrative Assistant
Robbin Sorensen
Robbin SorensenGuest Services
Dan Schiesser
Dan SchiesserProject Manager
Moises Reyes
Moises ReyesMaintenance Supervisor
Adam Robison
Adam RobisonLicensed Water Professional
Ignacio Murillo
Ignacio MurilloMaintenance Supervisor
Carlos Cubias
Carlos CubiasLoading Dock
Troy Forbes
Troy ForbesAssistant Property Manager
Bob Rugile
Bob RugileProperty Manager
Joanne Harrison
Joanne HarrisonAssistant Property Manager
Pam Brigham
Pam BrighamAccountant
Val Loughman
Val LoughmanOffice Assistant