In 1991, Tye Stockton, a former equity options trader on Wall Street for Bear Stearns in Manhattan, decided to trade his financial career for a new life in Vail; a place he had grown to love during his many trips to the Rocky Mountains. Here he met his wife, Brielle, in Vail in 1997 and they were married on Jekyll Island, GA, in 2001. They have two boys, Zachary and Ryan.
Tye is ranked as the #1 individual broker in the Vail Valley for 2018 and 2019 by sales volume. He was also ranked as a top 50 Individual Agent in the USA by The Wall Street Journal and the #1 Agent in Vail for 2019, with over $135 million in sales in 2019, his sales production outpaced his competitors once again. Tye Stockton is both a seasoned professional and savvy negotiator, having represented clients in transactions totaling more than $1.5 billion in his career. Tye was inducted into the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Billionaire’s Club in 2019.
On behalf of his clients, Tye has achieved record-breaking sales prices at many of the Vail Valley’s finest addresses and neighborhoods, including the 2020 sale of 99 & 100 Vail Road for $57,250,000, which was on the heels of his international sale of 375 Mill Creek Circle for $24,000,000. These two sales have Stockton breaking his own record set in 2018 of the $23,000,000 single-family home sale in Vail, which at the time was the highest selling residential property by a licensed realtor in the Vail Valley’s history.
Other notable sales for Stockton is when he represented both the buyer and seller of 1109 Vail Valley Drive in Vail for $17.25 million. This sale was not only the highest sale in the history of Vail Golf Course but also the highest sold price per square foot in the golf course history. He has also represented the sale of the 2950 Booth Creek Drive for $21,000,000, another record sale in the neighborhood.
As one of the world’s premier resort destinations, Vail Valley real estate has attracted a lot of attention. Tye has participated in dozens of media interviews and as a guest panelist for Sotheby’s International Realty at its Global Network events, participated in numerous affiliate panels in such locations as Miami, Chicago, Scottsdale and New York and is a frequent contributor to Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Barron’s on the topic of luxury real estate.
To promote his listings and connect clients as they buy or sell luxury real estate worldwide, Tye travels regularly to Mexico City, Vancouver, New York, Seattle, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, and other global cities. Within Sotheby’s International Realty and its 970 brokerages in 72 countries, Tye is consistently recognized as one its top performing agents and is a sought-after speaker. He serves as a delegate to Sotheby’s International Realty Market Leaders, an elite network of the Top 50 Producing company agents of luxury markets who collaborate to match ultra-high net worth buyers and sellers worldwide.
A passionate believer in giving, Tye participates as a board member in many community organizations such as Bravo! Vail, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, and Ski & Snowboard Club Vail.
Tye is supported by an extraordinary team of five full-time real estate professionals who flawlessly manage every aspect of client engagement offering in-house marketing services to his clients.
Tye’s clients, who include the founders and executives of some of the world’s leading technology companies, the CEOs of Fortune 100 firms are mainly referred from elated past clients, all of whom recognize his proactive, “can-do” attitude, his 24/7 accessibility, his legendary discretion, laser-focus and attention to detail. Tye successfully represented Vail Resorts Development Company as the lead listing agent for The Ritz Carlton Residences-Vail and has the additional privilege of selling out the entire project with sales in excess of $350 million.