Matt von Riesen at sunset

Matt hikingMeet Matt von Riesen

Artist Gretchen Norwalk drew the cariacature that you see here on my website. I thought you might like to meet the "real" me. And as you can see, Gretchen captured my lop-sided smile, but kindly gave me more hair (and less gray) than I actually have.Sometimes I wear contacts, and at other times I wear glasses, so we added the goggles to Gretchen's portrait.

I like to think of these as the hallmarks of experience. I've been at this for more than 20 years and have happily assisted more than 500 clients in northern Colorado in finding homes and property.

Fly fishing

I came to Fort Collins in 1972 and graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor of science degree. I then carved out a career in sales and marketing and remained here to backpack, fish, ski and enjoy the incredible quality of life this region affords. I can't imagine being anywhere else!

My wife and I raised our sons here, and my parents retired here. This gives me valuable perspective on the schools, communities, businesses, services, cultural events, and recreational opportunities available all along the northern Front Range. Although our kids are now grown, my wife and I continue to enjoy the benefits of living in Larimer County with our horses, dogs and cats. We farm hay organically on 35 acres and when I'm not showing homes, I lend a hand with our worm farm, Good Earth Worms, LLC (

But enough about me. I'm eager to assist you in any way I can!

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Helping you get from house to home!

Please feel free to call me at 970-222-4578, or send email to

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