About Us

Company History

-- John Pratt started our family business in 1995.
-- Over the years, John focused on developing the Highlands Ranch market.
-- Shelley joined the ranks in 2001 working as an assistant.
--After completing her real estate course work, Shelley moved from customer service to be more directly involved in leasing and sales.
-- 2001 to present our company saw tremendous growth in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, and Parker.
-- In March 2005, the company opened its 2nd office in Centennial. This office services the South Aurora, Centennial, and E-470 corridor areas.
-- In 2006 to 2009, Metro Brokers Blue Apple experienced explosive growth throughout the Denver Metro Area.

-- In Spring 2009, we outgrew our Centennial office, and set up shop in the Denver Tech Center.Later we moved just a bit west to enjoy a larger offer in Centennial.


Our Crew:

Trichon Billingsley
-- Manager of Blue Apple
-- Property Manager
-- Licensed Real Estate Broker
-- Joined the team in 2006!
-- Involved in various aspects of the real estate industry since 1992 - resulting in years of practical experience and knowledge!
-- Has been a resident of Colorado (Denver Metro Area) since 1981
-- As a devoted mother of three, she loves spending time with her family.
-- Service areas include Aurora, Centennial, Parker, Castle Rock and Highlands Ranch
-- Amazing customer service and a calm-cool-and-collected attitude!

Leann Boatright
-- Property Manager
-- Licensed Real Estate Broker
-- Service areas include: Westminster, Lakewood, Arvada, Broomfield, Thornton, Brighton, Reunion, Commerce City, Boulder, Northglenn
-- Loves the world of leasing and residential management
-- Her quick wit and warm personality will make you an instant fan!

Maria Sojo
-- Property Manager
-- Licensed Real Estate Broker
-- Service areas include: North and South Aurora, Denver, Centennial, Greenwood Village, DTC, Littleton, Parker
-- We are lucky that Maria comes to Blue Apple with several years of experience in property management!

Marina Gorbounov
-- Property Manager
-- Licensed Real Estate Broker
-- Has worked in real estate/property management since 2001. Marina owns rental property herself, and so knows what it is like to have to make those tough decisions when they come up!
-- Speaks fluent Russian and is an avid skier
-- Service areas include: Littleton, Lakewood, Centennial, Arvada, Englewood, Highlands Ranch

Joy Stokes
-Licensed real estate broker
-Eager to emphasize the unique needs to each individual client
-Believes honesty and integrity are the foundation of any successful relationship
-Dedicated to building strong, lasting, and lifelong relationships, one person at a time
-Active member of the Denver Board of Realtors
-Can assist in buying, selling, and property management
-Works hard to meet each client's needs, pays attention to detail, hard working demeanor, professional approach toward her clients' goals
-Castle Rock, Denver, downtown Denver, Parkhill, Greenvalley Ranch, Aurora, Castle Pines North, Franktown, Highlands Ranch.

Cindy Clark-Hicks
-- Our Blue Apple Accounting Manager
-- We are so lucky to have her wonderful problem solving skills and cheerful attitude!
-- Based out of our Centennial Office

Jenny Glidden
-- We couldn't live without our Office Manager
-- A computer whiz, fantastic customer service, and a great smile! Jenny is ready to help!

Baak and Associates
-- Our Blue Apple bookkeeper
-- Joined Blue Apple in June 2008.
-- Lives and breathes accounting every day!
-- Very adept at handling tenants' needs, owners' questions, repairs, and generally keeping the office running!
-- Enjoys all Colorado has to offer! Mountain biking, hiking, and the great outdoors!

Hans Bakker
-- Handyman Magic!
-- Specializing in house maintenance and repair
-- Been with Blue Apple since 2006.
-- Friendly, polite, punctual - we are proud to have him on our team!

Shelley Olson, GRI
-- Graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder
-- Been working in Property Management since 2001
-- Licensed Real Estate Broker
-- 2008 and 2009 Chair of South Metro Denver Board of Realtors (SMDRA) Property Managers Group
-- Prestigious GRI designation (Graduate of Realtor Institute)
-- Professional Memberships: South Metro Denver Board of Realtors, (SMDRA), Colorado Association of Realtors (CAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR)
-- Mother of 3 beautiful children
-- Enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with friends
-- American Red Cross volunteer at the Denver Call Center


Client Testimonials

As property owners in Colorado, we have been extremely impressed with the professional, high energy style of (Blue Apple Property Management) Shelley Olson. She is very knowledgeable in her field and provides quality service, even in difficult or challenging situations. Shelley provides excellent follow up and solutions that ultimately get the job done and keep everyone happy! -- Mike & Lisa, San Jose, California

Michelle and I have been very pleased with how you and your staff have managed our property. We appreciate the fact that you are proactive and keep us informed of crucial decisions that may affect our property. Thanks for a job well done! -- Robert & Michelle, Aurora, Colorado

Doing this (renting out my house) over the internet works very well! I am VERY happy with both Shelley and with Blue Apple and there haven't been any unexpected challenges. The turn-around time with renting my properties has been 2 days to 2 weeks maximum! -- Kathi, South Africa

Thanks much for your help getting all details together smoothly for our rental in Indian Hills. You made it a very happy and pleasant experience. We were confident immediately that you were a person who was well prepared to do your work well. We will definitely recommend you to others.-- KN & PH

Very friendly and helpful. 5 Stars! -- Ryan from Wheatridge, CO

Marina found a good tenant for our rental property very quickly. I have found Marina to be very helpful and responsive our questions and concerns. I recommend Marina to other homeowners looking for a property manager. - Bob lives in Littleton, CO

5 stars: Great staff and service. All ways there when a need comes up. Steven, Highlands Ranch

All dealings with the representatives has been good. Trying to remember the names Maria, Joy are the 2 I have most contact with. Both are good communicators and also know there jobs. They are easy to contact also. The office is very friendly and helpful at all times. A pleasure to work with. - Kurt lives in Castle Rock 

Thanks much for all your help. You have made this transaction very easy on my end. Valerie, Broomfield