As a longtime resident, I will be pleased to share my knowledge, past, present, and future of the Crested Butte area with you.
A graduate of Penn state university and Columbia University business school, Eric moved to Crested Butte in 1971 from New York City. Over the past 48 years, he has owned and operated Penelope's restaurant, the Powerhouse Bar & Grill, and the cement creek tavern. Currently, he continues to own and operate the wooden nickel. Through the 70's and 80's, he was active in the building business and renovated several historic properties in Crested Butte's commercial core, developed condominiums and several commercial projects. Because of his experiences, Eric is comfortable with all types of real estate and is knowledgeable in all aspects of the continuing development of crested butte/Mt. Crested Butte area. Eric and his wife, Ruth, live in the Crested Butte meadows. Their son, Pearce, a Penn State grad, is a film editor with 20th Century Fox in Hollywood and their daughter, Alexis, is currently a Sales Representative with High Country Beverage in Ft. Collins, Co.
Eric has served on the town council, the crested butte state bank board, founding member of the center for the arts and founding member and president of the Crested Butte Academy.