Chuck Frias Comes To Aspen in 1974
Originally from Dartmouth, Mass., Chuck moved to Aspen in 1974. He started in the property management business as a housekeeper in October 1974 with Coates Reid Waldron. He became property manager the next year, and continued in that capacity until 1985. Coates Reid Waldron was the largest Aspen property management company in Aspen from 1974 until 1995.
In 1985, Chuck became a partner and vice president of operations for Aspen Club Properties. He was in charge of property management, real estate and what is now the Sky Hotel. Chuck manages these entities until Aspen Club Properties was sold to another company in 1984. Chuck continued to run these companies until he bought the remaining interests in 1998. After immersing himself in every aspect of Aspen real estate and property management, he acquired the company that is now Frias Properties.
Tim Clark Grows His Company
Tim Clark was born in Aspen, graduated from Aspen High School and then the University of Colorado. Tim’s real estate, management, sales and development experience were honed over years working with his father, a prominent attorney. He became a Realtor and started in Aspen property management with Dolomite Villas Management in 1988. Tim and his partners merged and acquired other Aspen-area management companies and grew his company to Aspen Classic Properties.
In August 2000, Tim and Chuck combined their companies into Frias Properties of Aspen. The two remain 50/50 partners today.
Today’s Frias Properties of Aspen
Frias Properties of Aspen has become the property management and rental company of choice in Aspen, Colorado. Frias Properties is one of Aspen’s largest employers, whose list of employees includes accountants, brokers, concierge, front desk staff, housekeepers, maintenance staff, reservations staff, sales and marketing staff and owner services representatives.
Frias Properties’ main office is located at 730 E. Durant Ave. There are also three satellite check-in locations: Fasching Haus, 747 S. Galena St.; Independence Square, 404 S. Galena St.; and Silverglo, 940 Waters Ave.
Chuck has served on or held executive seats on local charitable boards including the Aspen Chamber Resort Association, Aspen Valley Hospital, the Aspen School District Finance Board and the Aspen Lodging Association. A devoted father, husband, skier, golfer and biker, Chuck lives in the Meadowood neighborhood with his family.
Tim believes deeply in the value of becoming involved in the community and has served on a variety of boards and community-based organizations. He is currently president of the Aspen Lodging Association. Through hard work and integrity, Tim has earned the respect of the Aspen lodging and real estate community and of the many buyers and sellers that he works with.