Pam Horan-Kates

Pam Horan-Kates was born and raised in Simsbury, Connecticut, schooled in New York, and has been a resident of the Vail Valley since 1976.  Pam was the Executive Director of the Colorado Ski Museum/Ski Hall of Fame for 8 years before taking a break to care for Conor and Brooke, now aged 31 and 29.  Pam joined Slifer & Company on Bridge Street in Vail in 1987, and moved to the Cordillera Sales Center in 1993.  She has specialized in Beaver Creek, Vail and Cordillera since then, and is consistently  among the top producers of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.

Pam lives with her husband John in Lake Creek, where John is the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Vail Leadership Institute.  Son Conor is employed in the field of computer technology with in San Francisco, CA, and daughter Brooke has recently joined Pam in her real estate practice.  She is the also the president and owner of The Perfect Pair Wedding and Events Planning business.

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"Pam was a delight to work with. She managed the process with efficiency and grace. We will most assuredly recommend Pam to everyone! I now count her as a friend."

— Cynie & Sam

"Pam is one of those rare brokers who truly adds value and places client service above all else. Her unparalleled knowledge and skill set are only surpassed by her patient and caring personality. She is the ultimate professional."

— Rick & Sherri

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