Geof was born in London, England and moved with his family to Calgary,
Canada where the seeds of living a western outdoor lifestyle were
His school years were spent in California just north of San Francisco
and included college at the University of California, Berkeley.
He later moved to Munich, Germany in 1970 and spent 8 years in Davos,
Switzerland as a professional photographer. He held a position as the
head photographer for the Swiss Research Institute for Orthopedic
Surgery, the pioneers of internal fixation of bone fractures, and
freelanced as a ski photographer securing assignments from industry
product marketing agencies.
In the 70’s he decided to take an extended trip throughout the western
United States in search of a mountain community he could call home. In
1976, Durango was just a pass-through visit, but after spending some
time, he realized this was the place. The warmth of the community, the
old western heritage, the magnificent surroundings, the great weather
and clean air, and the opportunities of a growing area instantly helped
him make up his mind.
In 1980, Geof became licensed as a Colorado Real Estate Broker and opened
Horizon Real Estate Brokerage in 1981, and has been actively involved in
Brokerage and other Real Estate related activities ever since. He’s worked
on projects from first time home purchases to major land, subdivision and
commercial developments. Taking full advantage of all that the area offers
from skiing to dirt biking, waterskiing and much more. We look forward to
helping you find your place here too!
Having brokered over $100 million in transactions, his
experience has been quite diverse. He has enjoyed a number of affiliations
over the years including the prestigious Christies Great Estates.