Gretchen Rosenberg is the President and CEO of Kentwood Real Estate, Colorado’s exclusive affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America. Kentwood is one of the nation’s most prestigious luxury real estate brokerages in Colorado serving communities throughout the northern Front Range from metropolitan Denver to Fort Collins and beyond, and clientele in all price ranges who appreciate the Kentwood luxury touch.
Gretchen navigates Kentwood’s growing elite team of over 240 Realtors® in Colorado’s finest luxury brokerage network, booking over $2.1B in sales for 9 years in a row. The company is comprised of 4 Kentwood Residential offices as well as Kentwood Commercial, Denver Rental and Prosperity Home Mortgage.
Gretchen was honored with HousingWire’s national 2020 Vanguard Award and the Titan 100 Colorado’s Top C-Suite award, as well as was named Denver Business Journal’s 2020 Most Outstanding Women in Business award finalist, Broker Manager of the Year in 2012 by the Denver Metro Association of Realtors® and Realtor of the Year by the Denver Board of Realtors® in 2009.
With over 25 years of experience in residential real estate, Gretchen has served on the Denver Board of Realtors® Board of Directors. She was also a member of the Board of Directors at the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and the Colorado Association of Realtors® (CAR) for nine years. She was chosen as NAR President’s Liaison to India in 2015 and in 2006, 2011 and 2015 was invited by NAR – India to be a guest presenter at their annual real estate conference.
Gretchen has been a featured speaker at some of the industry’s most high profile and exclusive events such as the NAR Annual Meeting and Conference and the Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT 2020. Regionally, she’s also presented to the CAR Annual Conference, Denver Metro Association of Realtors®’ WIRED event (Women in Real Estate Denver) and DenX, BusinessDen’s event for women.
Gretchen is passionate about and committed to advocating for equity, inclusion and diversity in the housing industry and beyond. Kentwood Real Estate hosts an active and involved DEI Council.
Born in Ohio and raised in California, Gretchen moved to Colorado to attend the University of Denver where she graduated with a degree in Public Affairs and International Studies and later earned an MBA in Marketing. She participated in the founding of the Kentwood Cherry Creek office as an agent two years after becoming a licensed Broker in Colorado, and acted as the Managing Broker of the Cherry Creek office for over 11 years.
As president and CEO, Gretchen is deeply committed to supporting Kentwood Real Estate Broker Associates, homebuyers and sellers, the real estate community, and the local community at large. She was nominated to the Board of Directors at HomeAid Colorado in October 2017 and continues to serve on the board today.
In addition to HomeAid Colorado, Gretchen has volunteered with and/or supported: Meals on Wheels, The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, ACE Scholarships, The Children’s Hospital Foundation, Women for Women International, The American Cancer Society, Foodbank of the Rockies, Colorado Public Radio, The Denver Dumb Friends League, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, The Autism Society and UNICEF.
In her leisure time, Gretchen enjoys the Colorado lifestyle: skiing, bike riding, reading a good book in the backyard, as well as traveling to visit her California, Seattle and DC family members. Her son, Joe, left home to attend the University of Oregon, later moving to San Diego and finally settling in Seattle. They visit as often as possible, and love to see live music together.