The staff and management of Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty is a unique team of talented, diverse individuals who have combined their efforts to deliver the most effective and hassle-free real estate experience to our clients. Unlike most brokerages, when you hire one of our associates, you hire our entire team of professional support, including in-house marketing, transaction coordination, operations, relocation, photography, and videography.
Kim Penny is the Managing Broker for Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty in Durango, CO. She grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and attended the University of Nebraska on an athletic scholarship. Kim and her husband Jon moved to Durango in 2002 and she has been a licensed Colorado Real Estate Broker since 2005. In 2008, Kim was named one of Realtor Magazine's 30 Under 30, and in 2009 was among the top 5 producers in the Durango area. Kim and her husband moved back to Lawrence in 2010 to assist family. During that time, she acquired her Series 7 and Series 63 licenses and worked as a Financial Advisor. In addition to working at a Financial Planning Firm, she continued to own and manage residential and commercial investment properties in the Southwest Colorado area.
In 2013, Kim and Jon welcomed twin girls and moved back to Durango to raise their family. She joined the Legacy Properties West - Sotheby's International Realty office upon her return.
Kim has attained years of investment and sales experience and has represented clients on a variety of transactions, ranging from primary residence and investment property to development and commercial property sales.
In her free time, Kim enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking and spending time outside with her family. She is honored to be a part of the Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty team and is confident that, whether buying or selling, the customer service, professionalism and knowledge you will receive is unmatched in the area.
Jennifer joined Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty in 2013 as the Marketing Manager. She is responsible for overseeing all agent and company marketing, communication, and involvement with the community. She directs media relations, branding, advertising, and website development. In addition, she manages and oversees sponsorships, events, charitable contributions, marketing training, and more.
She has developed her marketing management skills through formal education and experience. She has received a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Fort Lewis College and a Master's Degree in Business Management from Colorado State University. She grew up in Southwest Colorado and believes it is the best place to live! She enjoys the outdoors and has a passion for photography.
Office Manager, Marketing Assistant
Lauren opens the line of communication between clients, agents, and businesses to get projects done. With over 4 years at Legacy Properties West, Lauren has experience managing daily office activities, agent and client communication, and professional marketing for each agent and property. Born in Scottsdale, yet moved to Telluride when she was 10, she is familiar with Southwest Colorado. At 17, she graduated from Angola Indiana High School and moved to Durango 5 years ago. Lauren loves outdoor activities like paddleboarding, hiking, skiing, and camping, plus live music and art. She values family, friends, and her dog Denali. Her love for Durango, the outdoors, and the community shows through her warm welcoming smile.
John Lesage has delivered customized, high-quality videos for over 15 years. He has worked with Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty for over 6 years and has filmed and produced over 140 plus property videos. Before joining the team, John worked with Redbull, GoPro, and several well-known TV shows. Over the last decade, he has refined his craft and honed his skills. In addition, he has learned from his customers what makes the most successful property videos.