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Russell Burton

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Involved with building and real estate in Colorado for over 27 years. Russell Burton started with a family owned Construction Company in Aspen building custom homes, Russell then moved on to his own business. Initially, the primary focus was on sub-contracting in the Vail and Aspen areas specializing in framing, siding and interior trim. Over time the focus shifted to General Contracting. Since then Russell has completed several projects, both for clients and on speculation. This experience covers all areas of custom residential construction from land acquisition and building design through project completion. Russellís project list includes renovations and remodels as well as new construction. Russell also has a real estate background, which includes condominium and resort sales in Europe and the United States. He held a Colorado Real Estate license. Russell has been in Denver for the past nine years initially focusing on a framing sub-contracting business, while building one or two custom homes per year. In 2000 the focus shifted to General Contracting in the Luxury Custom Home Market. With his skills he is able to offer a combination that will better serve his clients.


Over 27 years in Building Construction

  Responsible for:
Client acquisition and negotiation
Company Development
Sales and Marketing, Web-site design and integration
Staff development and training
Overall Project Management
Land Acquisition
Architectural Design
Project Budgeting and Tracking
Project Permitting and approvals


July 2004 to Present: Burton Custom Homes, LLC, Founding Member: Littleton,CO
Founding Member of a Luxury Custom Home building operation.

2000 to July 2004: Miller Burton Homes, Inc, Vice-President of Construction: Denver, CO

1986 to 2000: Burton Building Group, LLC, Founding Member: Parker, CO

1982 to 1986: Global Developments Ltd, Sales Mgr.: London, England and Malaga, Spain

1975 to 1982: Burton Construction Company, Inc.: Aspen, CO


Aspen Valley High School
Illinois State University
Colorado Mountain College-
Aspen, Colorado
Construction Management Normal, Illinois
Business Courses Glenwood Springs, Colorado


Home Builders Association of Metro Denver 1999 to Present
          Member Denver Board of Directors 2003 to Present
          Governmental Affairs Committee
          Parade of Homes Chairman 2003 and 2004
          Member Water Task Force 2003
Colorado Association of Home Builders
          Member Board of Directors 2005 to Present
          Rocky Mountain Builder Conference Committee 2004 and 2005
          Editorial Board Committee Member 2005 and 2006

National Association of Homebuilders
          Member Board of Directors 2004 to Present
          Builder 20 Committee Member and Trustee 2004 to Present

Citizens Advisory Committee to the Denver Water Board
          Member and Past President 2002 to Present

Cancer League of Colorado
          Member of the Executive Board 2002 to 2003

Better Business Bureau of Denver 2007


                    HBA of Metro Denver      2002 Parade of Homes Grand Award Winner
                                                               2002 Built Green Award Winner
                                                               2003 Built Green Hall of Fame Induction
                                                               2003 Volunteer of the Year Award
                                                               2004 Built Green Award Winner
                                                               2005 Built Green Award Winner
                                                               2006 Builder of the Year