Sixteen 8zers Named 5280 Five Star Professionals

Sixteen 8zers Named 5280 Five Star Professionals

(Boulder, Colo., October 6, 2016) – 8z Real Estate is proud to announce that 15 of their agents and one lender have been awarded the 2016 Five Star Real Estate Agent designation by Five Star Professional. This list of Five Star Professionals for the greater Denver metro area appears annually in Denver’s 5280 Magazine.


Below are the 8zers included:

Sandy Anderson – 8z Castle Rock

Jose Aragon – 8z Denver Art District

Helene Baker – 8z Aurora

Dave Bliesmer – 8z Mortgage

Tammy Bray – 8z Arvada

Ryan Carter – 8z Denver Central

David Elson – 8z Castle Rock

Gwen Ladson – 8z Littleton

Shelley Leyba Cale – 8z Arvada

Bob Maiocco – 8z Evergreen

Aimee Quaratino – 8z Arvada

Mark Risley – 8z Aurora

Jennifer Stenbak – 8z Denver Central

Amy Terry – 8z Littleton

Dan Thomas – 8z Arvada


Five Star Professional is an independent research firm that contacts thousands of recent home buyers, as well as other consumers. Real estate agents were rated on criteria such as overall satisfaction and whether the client would recommend them to a friend. In addition, each professional had to satisfy additional objective criteria ranging from having completed licensing requirements, being actively employed for a minimum of three years, having met a minimum client volume or production, and maintaining a favorable regulatory and complaint history. Realtors cannot pay to be included in Five Start Professional’s research or the final list. The full list is available in the September 2016 issue of 5280 Magazine.

About 8z Real Estate

8z Real Estate is a Colorado-based real estate brokerage built from the ground up to empower home buyers and sellers with unmatched market data and online tools, combined with the knowledge and expertise of professionals on the ground. Realtors implement a client-centric approach to real estate transactions. Proactive, honest and trustworthy, 8z brokers listen to clients’ needs, address their concerns and deliver customized real estate solutions. Each Realtor specializes in specific neighborhoods throughout Colorado, allowing them to continually grow their knowledge base about the area in which they live and work as well as offer the “inside scoop” on everything local. For more information call 303-543-3083 or visit