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Frias Personnel

Meet the Frias Properties of Aspen Team!

The following individuals will be happy to answer any questions you may have concerning their departments. All numbers listed below are direct dial extensions to the person listed. Messages can also be left on voice mail after hours. All departments can be reached by calling Frias Properties at (970) 920-2000.

Accounting

Roger Garrett

Roger Garrett

Director of Finance
(970) 429-2403

Roger moved to Aspen in 2000 from Colorado Springs and joined Frias Properties in 2012. With an incredible depth of experience and expert knowledge in all areas of accounting, Roger oversees our Accounting Team as well as more than 40 associations and hundreds of rental and non-rental properties.

Genny Drummond

Genny Drummond

Asst. Director of Finance
(970) 429-2454

After getting married and starting her accounting career in Wyoming, Genny followed her husband's job to Colorado. They have been here ever since, enjoying all the beauty and fun Aspen has to offer.

Christine Hipp

Chris Hipp

Association Accountant
(970)-429-2401

Chris was born and raised in Connecticut and has been in Aspen since 1975. She has been with Frias for over 11 years and does the accounting for 25 of Frias' managed homeowner associations, working closely with each HOA's Board of Directors and the Property Managers.

Marina Webb

Marina Webb

Accounting/Payroll
(970) 429-2402

Marina was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She moved to Snowmass Village in 2007 and has worked for Frias Properties since 2013. She handles a variety of accounting duties, and in her free time, Marina enjoys spending time with her husband and beautiful daughter.

Jeff Bestic

Jeff Bestic

Accounting
(970)-429-2408

Relocating to Aspen after graduate school in 1973 was the best move Jeff has made. Why would anyone live anywhere else? Active in local music and theater, he was a 30-year member of the Aspen Volunteer Fire Department. Let the fun continue!

Elizabeth Marin

Accounting
(970) 429-2451

Elizabeth was born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, She moved to Aspen in 2011 after graduating from University of Guadalajara with a degree in Business Administration. She joined Frias in March 2014. She enjoys exercising and going to the movies.

Administration

Chuck Frias

Chuck Frias

Managing Partner – Real Estate
(970)-429-2411

Chuck moved to Aspen in 1974 from Dartmouth, Mass. Chuck is very active in all facets of Aspen real estate brokerage, management and development. As a principal he has been involved in the purchase, design and sales of numerous luxury Aspen properties.

Tim Clark of Frias Properties

Tim Clark

Managing Partner – Property Management
(970)-429-2406

As I reflect on a career of 25 years in real estate, what I find most rewarding is facilitating experiences and lifelong memories for families here in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. As an Aspen native, I know places and people that enrich the Aspen experience.

Ben Wolff of Frias Properties

Ben Wolff

General Manager
(970)-429-2435

Ben was raised in Baltimore, Md. and attended The Ohio State University where he was captain of the lacrosse team. Drawn out West by the allure of outdoor adventure, Ben moved to Aspen in 2007. When he's not overseeing Frias Properties' operations, Ben can be found exploring Aspen's backcountry with his wife Laci and dog Brutus.

David Blumentritt

David Blumentritt

Director of Operations - West
(970) 429-2437

Originally from Berlin, Germany, David first visited Aspen during a student exchange program at Aspen High School in 2000. This experience stayed with David as he pursued a professional soccer career and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Science of Hospitality Management in Berlin. The mountains called David in 2008, and he has lived his dream in Aspen ever since, building his career in hospitality and property management.

Chris Longden Director of Operations

Chris Longden

Director of Operations - East
(970) 429-2436

Chris has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for 20 years. He has worked extensively within the hospitality industry, including at the St. Regis Aspen Resort where he held multiple management positions. Most recently, Chris managed a private estate in Aspen and directed the guest services team at the Residences at the Little Nell. In his free time, Chris enjoys biking, camping, hiking, and skiing.

Jairo Carrasco Independence Square General Manager

Jairo Carrasco

Independence Square General Manager
(970) 920-2312

Jairo oversees the Independence Square Hotel and has been with Frias Properties for nearly a decade. Prior to joining Frias Properties, Jairo built his hospitality career at the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. When Jairo is not at the hotel, he can be found exploring the mountains by bike or on foot or fly-fishing all over the Western U.S.

Krystal Levy

Krystal Levy

Human Relations Manager
(970) 429-2446

Born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley, Krystal has many years of experience in luxury guest services. After graduating from University of Norther Colorado, Krystal returned to Aspen Snowmass to work at the Ritz-Carlton Club and the Snowmass Club. She has owned an operated a premier restaurant in Tucson, Ariz. and Basalt, Colo., and she has led our Front Desk team for many years.

Lesley McMath Frias Properties Guest Service Manager

Lesley McMath

Guest Services Manager
(970) 429-2402

Lesley has been with Frias Properties for many years and now oversees our Guest Service activities and personnel. Prior to this role, Lesley manned the front desk at the Independence Square, and many of our guests praise her helpfulness and kind demeanor.

Mariya Mitsinova

Head Concierge
(970) 429-2449

As a longtime Aspen resident, Mariya is knowledgeable about the area and can help guests plan in-resort activities, from Aspen Airport transportation and grocery deliveries to ski lessons and dinner reservations. Contact Mariya to make your trip to Aspen a memorable one.

Housekeeping

Manuel Nava

Manuel Nava

Housekeeping Manager
(970) 618-8433

Overseeing half our housekeeping operations, Manuel has been with Frias Properties since 2008. Many of our homeowners sing Manuel's praise for his attention to detail and memory of their personal preferences.

Isidra Santos

Isidra Santos

Housekeeping Manager
(970) 429-2425

As one of our longest tenured staff members, Isidra lhas been with Frias Properties for nearly 25 years and eads the other half of our housekeeping operations. Isidra brings incredible professionalism to the department and sets high standards for our housekeeping protocols.

Engineering

Juan Ramirez

Maintenance Manager
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Originally from Mexico, Juan came to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1998 and joined Frias Properties in 2010. Juan oversees a property management division in east Aspen and is respected for his detail-oriented and customer-focused service. When not at work, Juan enjoys fishing in the rivers near Aspen.

Luis Martinez, Engineering Manager

Luis Martinez

Engineering Manager
(970) 429-2430

Luis has been with Frias Properties for more than 20 years and is a tenured expert in all aspects of our property management. His colleagues praise his teamwork, leadership, and dedication.

Zane Strickland Frias Properties of Aspen

Zane Strickland

Maintenance Manager
(970) 429-2429

Originally hailing from Alpharetta, Georgia, Zane has been with Frias Properties since 2020. When he is not managing projects in the Galena Neighborhood, Zane enjoys skiing, hiking, and fly-fishing.

John Gilles

John Gilles

Manager - Aspen Club Townhomes and Group
(970) 429-2433

Marketing & Sales

Alex de L'Arbre Frias Properties of Aspen

Alex de L'Arbre

Director of Marketing
(970)-429-2445

A native of Southern California, Alex moved to Aspen after graduating from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a degree in journalism. She joined Frias Properties of Aspen in 2016 with more a specialized background in tourism and digital marketing. When she's not behind her desk, you can find her skiing with her kids or hiking with her Australian Shepherd.

Vacation Specialists

Heather Nieslanik

Director of Sales / Employing Broker
(970)-429-2442

Originally from southern Arizona, Heather joined Frias Properties in 1992. As the employing broker, she oversees the short term rental division and truly enjoys helping guests plan their vacation to Aspen. Heather lives in Carbondale with her husband and two sons and values all this beautiful valley has to offer.

Sonya Haushalter

International Sales Manager
(970) 429-2453

Sonya was born in New Orleans and raised in San Diego. After graduating from San Diego State in 2008, she moved to Aspen to experience a true winter. She ended up staying for summer and has embraced the mountain lifestyle ever since.

Gwen Cohen

Reservations Manager
(970) 429-2443

Gwen grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She moved to Aspen in 2005 after graduating from the University of Colorado. She has been working in the Aspen real estate rental market for nearly a decade. When she's not at work, she can be found hiking, biking, playing tennis or cross-country skiing.

Claire Smith

Online Vacation Specialist
(970) 429-2422

A Chicago native, Claire moved to Snowmass in 2001. Having worked for Frias Properties from 2005-2010 as their Marketing Specialist, she is happy to be back as the Online Vacation Specialist. When not working, Claire and her husband can be found skiing, hiking, playing bocce and cooking.

Julie Adams

Vacation Specialist
(970)-429-2440

A Kansas City-area native, Julie was first drawn to Aspen in 1990 because of the town's immense beauty. She's been with Frias since 2001. When she's not helping guests plan perfect getaways, Julie can usually be found hanging out with her beloved Golden Retriever, Bentley, spending time with family and friends, or riding her motorcycle.

Erin Wilson Frias Properties of Aspen

Erin Wilson

Reservations Specialist
(970) 429-2441

Erin joined the Reservations Team in 2021 following a tenure as a Guest Services Specialist. When she's not helping guests, Erin enjoys spending time with her dog Charlie.