Denver, CO – with its rugged and beautiful landscape, access to year-round and world-class recreation, big city amenities, small town charm, and international airport (not to mention multiple area executive/private airstrips) – is a big pull for Fortune 500 CEOs. This is particularly true for those Fortune 500 CEOs looking to get away from the hustle and bustle (and crime) synonymous with megacities like NYC, Los Angeles, London, and Dubai. In fact, 10 companies on the famed Fortune 500 list (and many of their CEOs) live and work in the ‘Centennial State’ of Colorado.
So Who Are Some the Fortune 500 CEOs Living Near Denver?
Michael J. Long – CEO of Arrow Electronics:
Arrow Electronics is based in the Denver suburb of Englewood and headed by longtime employee Michael J. Long. A longtime member of the Denver community, Long is also on the Board of Directors of AmerisourceBergen and even the Denver Zoo.
Joseph P. Clayton – CEO of Dish Networks:
Dish Network’s Director, President and CEO Joseph Clayton has been at the helm of the company since 2011 after a long run at Sirius Satellite Radio. Clayton lives in the greater Denver area, where the company is headquartered.
Jeff Storey – CEO of Level 3 Communications:
At the helm since just 2013, Storey and his company are both headquartered in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO.
Michael T. Fries – CEO of Liberty Global:
At the helm since 2005, Fries is one of the most well-known Fortune 500 CEOs in the world, particularly in the telecom sector. As a 29-year veteran of the cable and media industry, he’s used his experience to grow Liberty into one of the largest international cable conglomerates on the planet. A major player in the Denver community, Fries is active with many organizations and causes, including Museum of Contemporary Art – Denver and the Denver Biennial of the Americas.
Gregory Maffei – CEO of Liberty Interactive:
Liberty Interactive owns a number of digital commerce businesses such as TripAdvisor, CommerceHub and Evite, as well as interests in Expedia and HSN. Maffei has a long and storied career as an executive – having served as CFO of Microsoft and CFO of Oracle, among others. He has also been a Director of Barnes & Noble, DIRECTV, and even Starbucks Coffee. Maffei is well-known for his work and support of Colorado Politics, having served as Chairman of TBD Colorado and on the Colorado Governor’s statewide public engagement campaign. He and his company make their homes in Englewood, just outside of Denver.
Perhaps one of these Fortune 500 CEOs, other Denver-area CEOs from Newmont Mining, Ball, DaVita HealthCare Partners or Western Union, or even executives of privately held companies and even Hollywood A-listers, will be at the upcoming auction of the prestigious property known as Serenity Ridge, a luxury 11 bedroom estate in Denver suburb of Parker, CO on September 27th, 2014.
This particular retreat is perfect for Fortune 500 CEOs, thanks to its main residence, separate staff quarters, two apartment suites for out-of-town guests, two conference rooms and expansive entertaining options – including a home theater, in-door pool atrium and bowling alley. Plus, for delicate business dealings requiring the utmost in privacy, the master wing has its own board room. The Serenity Ridge property provides 70 bucolic acres of rolling hills and mountain views. Still, it’s within easy reach of both Denver’s business district and just 20 minutes from the Centennial Airport supporting both business and private jets.
To learn more about the upcoming luxury real estate auction of Serenity Ridge, contact Supreme Auctions at 866-929-2243 or send a request via email.