Adam P. Smith is the President of The Colorado Real Estate Finance Group, Inc., a Commercial and Residential Real Estate Finance Firm. During his career he has helped thousands of clients, both individuals and corporations, in their goals regarding real estate finance as well as both personal and corporate finance and has personally written billions of dollars in mortgage and finance deals.
Adam has been a member of the Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association, the Colorado Association of Mortgage Brokers, and the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. He was also a founding charter member of the Rocky Mountain Association of Mortgage Brokers. He played an integral part in the Colorado mortgage licensing process serving as a lobbyist and counsel at the Business Affairs Committee hearings at the State House of Representatives in 2006 and 2007. His company is also a member of the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau with a perfect record for as long as they have been such and is a multiple recipient of the BBB Gold Star Award and was nominated for the 2009 Torch Award for Marketplace Trust. Adam was also nominated for the BBB Board of Directors in 2008.
Adam was awarded the MPI Broker of the Year award in 2003 and again in 2004. He was also awarded Broker of the Month seventeen times between 2003 and 2005. He has also received ABC awards as a top business partner in 2006 and 2007, and has also been awarded the South Metro Denver Realtor Association Affiliate Superstar Award in 2008. He was also named one of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40 in both 2009 and 2010.
Adam has been published in several trade publications including The Resource For Professionals, Broker/Banker Magazine, National Mortgage Professional Magazine, and the Colorado Mortgage Professional Magazine.
Adam is currently serving as a South Metro Denver Realtor Association Affiliate President for 2010-2011, after serving as President-Elect 2009-2010 and as the Assistant Vice-President in 2008-2009. He will serve as Chairman for 2011-2012. He also serves in the SMDRA Ambassador program, the Affiliate Superstar Award program and co-chairs both the Business Development Group and Membership Committee. He has served as Committee Co-Chair for the Cinco De Mayo Event in 2008 and 2009. He has also served on many other SMDRA Committees including the Affiliate Cookbook, the Holiday Breakfast, the Winter Social, the Food and Clothing Drive, and the Recycle Project. He is mentoring several SMDRA Realtor and Affiliate members and has even taught marketing classes at SMDRA.
Adam was also a member of the Metro Denver Realtor Foundation and worked on the Fundraising, Planning and Bylaws Committees. He also has repeatedly served as emcee for the Foundation’s two annual fundraisers and was been nominated as a Board Trustee for 2010.
Adam lectures regularly on contact management and marketing to colleagues in the real estate, mortgage, insurance and financial fields. He has taught classes for several of the country’s largest real estate companies, countless title companies, and many regional real estate boards. He has also taught technology classes for several Colorado Association of Realtors events.
Adam works in a volunteer public information officer capacity for the Douglas County Sherriff’s office as a watch captain, and has been a SAR member in past years. He has been a certified member of the Red Cross HOPE Disaster Volunteer Program since 2005. He also serves as a Public Affairs Representative for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve with the United States Department of Defense and has presented Patriot Awards to many of Colorado’s employers including the City and County and Denver, Denver Public Schools, Jeppesen and the United States Postal Service. Adam currently sits on the Board of Directors for the JRC and works on their allocation committee, helping to distribute millions of dollars a year to Colorado organizations in need. He is also an active member of the SERTOMA service organization, has worked as the Program Director for the DTC chapter and will serve as the Chapter President in 2011-2012.
Adam is a 4th generation Denver native and grew up in the south Denver and surrounding suburban areas. He is married to long time Colorado resident, Elizabeth and has two children, Lisa and Alex, both Denver natives.