John Kavounas has been involved in Real Estate for 15 years beginning as a sales assistant with Intrawest Real Estate Colorado Rockies. While with Intrawest in the Central CO Rockies, Mr. Kavounas achieved his MBA from Daniels College of Business at Univ. of Denver as well has a Colorado Real Estate Broker License. Over the next 6 years Mr. Kavounas sold with IMI Resort on luxury resort mountain properties. In 2001, Mr. Kavounas joined Playground Destination Properties (an Intrawest Company) as Director of Sales in Copper Mt. Resort, CO. After a proven track record, Mr. Kavounas was promoted to Managing Broker of Intrawest and Vail Resort''s $1.2 billion real estate development at Keystone Resort.More Less
In October 2003, Mr. Kavounas was promoted again, and with Louis Dreyfus Property Group, was the Vice President of Marketing and Sales where he lead the marketing and sales of the Residence Club and Penthouse sales for the "Four Seasons Resort, Jackson Hole", in Jackson Hole, WY.
In 2005 Mr. Kavounas accepted an offer to by Starwood Hotels and Resorts in White Plains as Vice President of Residential Marketing and Sales. In this position, Mr. Kavounas was responsible for the Brand Compliance and Sales operations for over 50 projects including the brands, W, Sheraton, Westin, St. Regis and Luxury Collection. At Starwood, Mr. Kavounas initiating programs such as the Owner Benefits program, Developer Toolkit and several Starwood marketing channels for the benefit of Resort Developers.
Currently Mr. Kavounas, with Partner Jason Kinard, collectivley owns and runs three Full Service real estate offices in Greenwich, Stamford and Norwalk, CT.