Matt Dayton has consistently ranked as a “Top Gun” broker for SSF with 48 successful transactions and over $20 million in sales in 2017. In 2018 Matt was the second broker for SSF to reach the company base level selling goal and is on track to exceed 2017 sales. Matt’s experience extends to land development projects, luxury home sales and resort sales. Matt is characterized by his ability to empathize with his clients, putting their needs first. He prides himself on the integrity and respect he treats all of his clients with, along with his ability and willingness to do what is needed to get the job done, so that his clients can relax and enjoy the lifestyle that drew them to this amazing mountain community.
Matt considers himself blessed to be a Breckenridge native. He gladly welcomes people into the community with his warm personality and inviting nature. Matt’s family legacy of serving Summit County’s guests started with his dad, Gene Dayton (aka Papa Nordic), in the 60’s with a small ski touring school. Gene co-founded the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (outdoor adaptive learning school) in 1977 and is the started the Breckenridge Nordic Center in 1984 which he and his wife Therese still operate today. Growing up in a family business that is dedicated to the community has taught Matt the true meaning of customer service. Matt’s dedication to the sport of skiing earned him a spot on the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic team, where he anchored the 4th place Nordic Combined relay team. After the Olympics, Matt moved back to Summit County, gained experience and knowledge in the construction trade, before becoming a full time Realtor. Matt and his wife share their love of skiing, hiking, biking, and all things Summit County with their three children.
In addition to putting his client’s needs first, Matt values giving to those in need throughout the world, with a portion of his sales commissions going to help support Tree of Life Ministries, an organization that assists and cares for impoverished people in Nicaragua. To find out more about Tree of Life Ministries, or to learn how you can join in their efforts, visit www.TreeofLifeMinistries.me.
Licensed Assistant - Jonathan Enns was born and raised in a small central California farming community and learned the value of a hard days’ work at an early age. Attending Biola University in Southern California, he graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a B.S. in Business Management and a minor in Biblical Studies. Upon graduation, Jonathan followed his passion for the mountains and moved to Summit County in 2010.
After relocating to the heart of the Rockies, Jonathan put his business management degree to work selling vacation lodging for Vail Resorts in Summit County and working as the marketing manager and buyer for a local retailer.
Jonathan joined Slifer Smith and Frampton, and soon after began working with Matt Dayton to better meet the needs of their growing business and client base. Jonathan’s background in sales and marketing and knowledge of Summit County has made him a valuable addition, and together, Jonathan and Matt have seen record sales in each of the past two years.
When not in the office or holding an open house, you’ll most likely find Jonathan riding the local trails on his mountain bike, in the grocery store picking up ingredients for his next kitchen creation, or at The Crown with a good book and cup of tea.