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Referring Agents to Breckenridge Associates
John ‘Turk’ Montepare has a B.A. from Boston College and a Master’s Degree in American History from N.Y.U. He has been involved in real estate sales, development and management in Breckenridge and Boston since 1973. With a few brief sojourns for business and pleasure, Turk and his wife Deb have lived in Breckenridge since 1973. Deb is retired as the Director of Public Health and Social Services for Summit County and they have two sons, Chris (aka Monte) and Jeff. Chris splits his time as an owner of Kennicott Wilderness Guides in Alaska and a comedian and actor in L.A. Jeff is a long time member of the Whole Foods family and currently lives in Lakewood, CO.
Turk has an extensive history of public service, serving for many years on both the Summit County and Breckenridge Open Space Councils and has negotiated pro bono for the Town and County acquisitions of over 5,000 acres of land designated for Open Space. He is currently a Board Member of Great Outdoors Colorado, commonly referred to as GOCO. Turk has also served on the 5th Judicial District Judges Performance and Nominating Committees. Turk was honored with the Town of Breckenridge Citizen Leadership Award in 2017. He was also awarded the Summit Association of Realtors Distinguished Achievement Award for Community Service in 2017.
Turk has a long history of coaching and service with youth hockey, both in Summit County and statewide. He is a past president of CDYHL and past Director of Rec Hockey for CAHA . He has also coached for Summit and Arvada Youth Hockey and Summit High School.
Turk teams up with Megan Galbreath, a broker partner with Breckenridge Associates Real Estate. Turk is considered a referring agent at BARE. As a team, Turk and Megan offer an unbeatable combination of first-class service and knowledge for sellers and buyers.