Why Work with Us
A Legacy of Integrity and Excellence
Barbara and Bill are top producing real estate brokers with strong community and professional ties. By working together, they are able to draw on over over 43 years of combined experience in the Jackson Hole market. The result: full time availability, a range of carefully considered advice and a deep understanding of the market and lifestyle.
Bill Van Gelder
Barbara is a top producing broker with 25 years of real estate experience who brings significant market, land use and community knowledge to work for each of her clients. She is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect fit, whether land, condominium, ranch or home, for her clientele.
Originally from. San Clemente, California, she graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in History and in English. After her first summer learning to fly fish in Jackson Hole, it was home.
A very active and connected community volunteer, Barbara is the past president of Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited. She is also the past chairman of the Teton County Board of Commissioners, a past Chairman of the Town of Jackson Planning Commission and member of the WCCA Legislative Bill Review Committee. She is a member of the Wyoming Wildlife Federation board and is very proud to have chaired the Safe Wildlife Crossings PAC which helped pass Wyoming’s first ever conservation ballot measure: $10mm for wildlife crossings in Teton County. Barbara’s contacts, professionalism and long tenure in Jackson Hole leveraged with her energy and enthusiasm will make you feel like you have your best foot forward buying or selling property in Jackson Hole.
When not working, you can find her fishing, skiing or camping with her family both two and four legged.
Bill has 20 years’ experience representing residential and commercial clients and has developed an impressive track record. He has built an expertise in investment properties, second homes, commercial properties and new developments. Bill has perennially been honored as a Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty top producer. Bill graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in History while lettering in varsity football.
Bill is passionate about the Jackson community and just recently retired after 8 years as a volunteer firefighter with the Jackson Hole Fire Department. As a father of three, Bill has a first-hand appreciation of Jackson Hole’s school district, year-round activities, and family-friendly environment. When time permits, Bills enjoys taking advantage of Jackson’s amazing ski, fishing, and mountain biking opportunities.
Bill’s listening skills, in-depth market analysis and commitment to advocating for his client’s best interest set him apart from the crowd of real estate agents in the valley. Bill is an agent that clients turn to when expertise and professionalism are needed. He knows that his thorough market analysis and his experience give his clients an edge.