Keller Williams Colorado West Realty names new CEO

Branden Lowder

Branden Lowder has joined Keller Williams Colorado West Realty as team leader and chief executive officer of the Grand Junction-based real estate business.

Lowder brings to his latest role more than 27 years of experience in the industry. He worked the past 12 years in Los Angeles.  He’s won multiple awards recognizing his leadership abilities.

Lowder said he was born in Colorado Springs and moved with his family to Arizona. He said he began his real estate career in a community similar to Grand Junction.

Lowder said he joined Keller Williams seven years ago, left briefly in 2018 and then returned. “The grass is definitely not always greener. I came back because KW was the better brokerage to be associated it, and it offers everything we need to be successful.”

In Grand Junction, Lowder said he expects to double the agent count and production at Keller Williams Colorado West Realty by 2022. He also introduced an in-housing marketing team and added staff to the support team.

“I’m looking forward to making the Colorado West Realty market center a place where agents who truly want to build their business, brand and fine-tune their sales skills and learn new ways to lead generate can all come together and feel supported by our team and staff.”

Keller Williams Colorado West Realty operates offices in Grand Junction as well as Glenwood Springs and Montrose as well as teams in Crested Butte and Telluride. For more information, visit or call 256-9100.