Extreme skiing pioneer turned professional ski mountaineer and real estate entrepreneur, Rob DesLauriers has skied from the Summit or Mt. Everest, brokered $100’s of millions in real estate transactions, and developed two luxury condominium hotels at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
As a professional extreme skier and extreme ski from 1988 to 2000, DesLauriers stared in over 20 ski films and produced 5 ski films as a member of The North Face Alpine Team. Additionally, Rob served as the founder and director of worldwide Extreme Skiing Advanced Ski Clinics 1991-2000. Rob has skied from to top of 5 of the "7 summits" including Everest in October 2006 with his wife Kit; Mt Vinson, Antarctica; Mt. Elbrus, Russia; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; and Denali, Alaska.
In 2000, Rob developed Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa, a 145 keys, 88 condominium unit, AAA Four Diamond condominium hotel resort located at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Rob was the managing partner in the Teton Mountain Lodge Property Management Company until he sold that company in 2015.
In 2003, Rob started and managed Teton Village Realty, a very successful boutique real estate firm specializing in the Teton Village luxury second home segment. Rob sold that company to Sotheby’s in 2009, where he continues his successful and specialized real estate practice today.
In 2006, from the base camp of Mt Everest, Rob finalized the start up hotel management firm Terra Resort Group with a collection of former Four Seasons executives. This firm took over the hotel management responsibilities at Teton Mountain Lodge, as well as handled the pre-opening and eventual management of Hotel Terra.
In 2008, Rob completed his second Jackson Hole hotel development project with the opening of Hotel Terra Jackson Hole. Hotel Terra is a sustainably designed and operated, Silver-LEED certified condominium hotel with modern mountain sophistication located slopeside to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. It’s groundbreaking approach to service and design has earned the property world-renown and set a new standard for mountain resort hospitality.
With a degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, Rob brings a wealth of experience in hotel development and building programming, property and asset management, debt and equity raise and structuring, hotel management and real estate sales.
- Languages: English