Mike Mercatoris

Branch Broker - Entrepreneur Specialist

Slifer Smith & Frampton Commercial & Entrepreneurial Real Estate

Connecting Entrepreneurs through the business of Real Estate

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About Mike Mercatoris

Mike Mercatoris: Commercial Real Estate Expert with a Heart for Business & Community

At the heart of Slifer Smith & Frampton Roaring Fork Valley lies a synergistic team with a visionary approach to real estate, and among its elite members is Mike Mercatoris, a specialized commercial broker with a unique flair for business sales and entrepreneurial ventures.A Meadville, PA native, Mike's journey began in the scenic Roaring Fork Valley, diving headfirst into the hospitality sector. With a familial nudge from his Uncle, the proprietor of Snowmass Village's renowned Mountain Dragon restaurant, Mike's post-college years were a whirlwind of culinary and business experiences. Today, with over a quarter of a century in the industry, Mike stands as the proud owner of multiple award-winning establishments such as Zheng Asian Bistro, GRIND, and the Riviera Supper Club. Beyond restaurants, his diverse portfolio also encompasses a hospitality enterprise and a business consultancy firm.As a seasoned commercial real estate broker, Mike's expertise isn't confined to just property. His sharp business insight extends to commercial sales, leasing, development, and business expansion. Newcomers to Roaring Fork quickly learn from Mike that the region's charm extends beyond Aspen. A short drive reveals gems like Snowmass, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs, each echoing its own cultural identity. With a track record of negotiating and finalizing 23 business leases and strong ties to funding avenues, Mike is an unparalleled asset to clients looking to navigate the commercial landscape.Residing in El Jebel with his beloved family, Liz, Maddie, and George, Mike's life outside work is an adventure-filled tapestry of activities, from Crossfit to skiing and more. His belief is resounding: Roaring Fork Valley rewards those who pour their heart and effort into its soil, offering an unmatched lifestyle in return. This sentiment, in essence, captures Mike's unwavering commitment to both his work and community: He's here because the valley isn't just a place, it's a promise.

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