Conklin & Co. appoints new president

Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown has been appointed president of Conklin & Co., a Grand Junction-based real estate business.

Todd Conklin, founder and former chief executive officer of the firm, will continue to serve in a leadership role as chairman.

Conklin & Co. operates Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties as well as Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties.

“Being part of this team has been fantastic, and I can’t wait to help collectively contribute to where we go from here,” Brown said.

Brown brings to his latest responsibilities more than 15 years of experience in real estate and asset management, including developing, leasing and managing agricultural interests, commercial office spaces, industrial parks and rural residential properties. He’s belt several companies to more than 400 employees.

Brown also has worked in the aerospace, agriculture and finance industries, including roles as senior vice president at Bank of America Private Bank, wealth management and institutional advisor at New York Life and chief executive officer at EarthX.

He was named one of LA’s 30 under 30 and received the Global Green CEO of the Year Award.

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties serves a total of nine markets in Colorado, Idaho and Montana. The company has ranked for six straight years among the top real estate brokerages in the United States in the annual REAL Trends 500 report.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties serves the Grand Valley and surrounding areas.