David McHughDavid is recognized as a luxury and lifestyle real estate powerhouse in Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado. With more than 25 years of experience, he has crafted his practice by transforming an industry-wide shift to remarkable client experiences, launching properties on the world stage and providing expert care far beyond the sale. At the end of the day, it’s the relationships he builds that create a strong foundation for generations to come.

A visionary with boundless enthusiasm and knowledge, David has championed the collaboration of art, architecture, film and contemporary culture as a tool to communicate and showcase the most extraordinary lifestyle properties across multiple platforms around the globe. In doing so, he has created an industry disrupting model that redefines the business of luxury real estate. As the founder of McHugh & Company and Colorado Ski Towns (www.ColoradoSkiTowns.com) he has shaped an ever-growing mountain home experience for those who value and breathe a different air. McHugh & Company seamlessly and successfully delivers a streamlined, custom approach, whether a client is here locally or halfway across the world. Colorado Ski Towns is David’s brainchild allowing him and his team to add value to realtors and customers around the country and around the world by showcasing the best properties and the best real estate brokers in each of our luxury world class ski markets. He also holds a deep and developed network garnered from years of groundbreaking creative projects and collaborations with the best in the industry. In 2021, David’s team with Colorado Ski Towns closed over $745 million dollars in sales.

Highly involved in philanthropy and his community, David is a proud member of Give Back Homes, an organization dedicated to building homes for families in need. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristen, children, Dominic and Georgina and his dogs, Teddy and Rockwell and can be seen out and about enjoying everything the Vail Valley has to offer. With a sincere and straightforward truth and honesty to his approach, David has been instrumental in positioning LIV Sotheby’s International Realty as the #1 Luxury Real Estate brand in the state and is consistently recognized in the top .01% of real estate brokers in Colorado. In 2020, 2019, 2018 and again in 2017 David was named one of REAL Trends’ America’s Best Real Estate Agents by Zillow and Trulia.

David and his team are champions of service and believe that every client at every price point deserves the same level of detailed attention and unparalleled marketing to get their home sold with Sotheby’s International Realty.


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LIV Sotheby’s International Realty – Grand Hyatt
1310 Westhaven Drive, Suite 201
Vail, Colorado


With over $515 million in sales in 2023 we are the Leading Real Estate Team in Colorado’s World Class Ski Resorts.

No other brand or real estate broker can provide you and your family this level of service and experience anywhere in Colorado.

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