Jill Grano

Jill

About Jill

Jill Grano

Jill Grano

Real Estate Agent | Housing Expert

Jill is an award-winning Real Estate Agent in Boulder, Colorado. With almost two decades of housing and real estate experience in professional, political, and academic settings, Jill brings a level of knowledge and expertise that is rare in the industry. She is committed to providing exceptional customer service and delivering results that exceed clients' expectations. Jill’s skill and tenacity in negotiation and unparalleled work ethic ensure that clients can rest easy at night and focus on the things that matter. Whether helping buyers find their dream home or expertly marketing on behalf of sellers, Jill works closely with her clients to ensure their real estate goals are met with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail.
 
Some of Jill’s awards and recognitions include:
  • Top 10 Real Estate Agents in Boulder (Yelp)

  • "One of America's Best Real Estate Agents" (Real Trends)

  • "100 Most Influential Influential Real Estate Agents in Colorado" (Real Estate Executive Magazine)

  • "10 Best Real Estate Agents for Client Satisfaction in Colorado” (American Institute of Real Estate Professionals)

  • #1 Agent for Sales Volume in all 5 RE/MAX Alliance Offices Combined

  • RE/MAX Hall of Fame

Jill is a third-generation Real Estate Agent and the proud mother of two sons, Ryder and Treker. Complimenting her real estate career, Jill is one of Boulder’s Housing Commissioners and a research assistant for the University of Colorado’s Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative (BAHRI). She also serves as the Chairwoman of Congressman Joe Neguse's Small Business Advisory Council, on the CU Center for Leadership Board of Directors, and as a member of the Sierra Club Political Committee.
 
In 2017, Jill was elected to Boulder’s City Council. During her time on City Council, Jill fought for small businesses and attainable workforce housing. She also introduced Boulder's Assault Weapons ban and age increase for firearm ownership, which passed in 2018. When Joe Neguse was elected to Congress in 2019, Jill took a break from real estate to become his first Director of Community Affairs. During her three years in that role, Jill helped build Representative Neguse’s award-winning outreach program before returning to graduate school. Jill’s master’s thesis focuses on housing affordability challenges and opportunities in Boulder. 
 
Whether in real estate, public service, or academics, Jill has witnessed Boulder's housing shortage first-hand and is a strong advocate for attainable housing. Jill has fought for access to safe, just housing through her work in mobile home communities, on the board of Thistle, as a volunteer at the Boulder Homeless Shelter, and on Boulder's Board of Zoning Adjustment. While on City Council, Jill helped liberalize the City of Boulder's Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) policy and advocated for zoning land use reform. 
 
In addition to the boards and positions mentioned above, Jill is a former board member of New Era Colorado, the Boulder Museum of Modern Art, the Downtown Business Improvement District, and the Downtown Boulder Public Policy Committee. In 2022, she served as the Chairwoman for the ballot measure 2E, People for Voter Turnout, campaign, which passed overwhelmingly. Jill also served as the Interim Senior Director of Policy Programs for the Boulder Chamber, Colorado's second-largest community Chamber of Commerce. 
 
Jill is a former recipient of BizWest's 40 Under 40 Award, Colorado Senior Lobby's Serving Our Seniors Award, and the Better Boulder Achievement Award. She also enjoyed being a two-time contestant in Dancing with the Boulder Stars. 
 
Working with Jill provides you with the benefits of her extensive community engagement. She has developed deep connections across all areas of the city, which she utilizes to assist clients. Jill’s unique experiences have given her a comprehensive and distinctive understanding of Boulder’s history, land use requirements, zoning code, school systems, the business community, institutions (CU, hospitals, federal labs, and non-profits), and future development patterns.
 
When not working with clients or serving the Boulder community, Jill can be found hiking or mountain biking Boulder’s beautiful trails. She is also a voracious reader and seeker. When possible, Jill loves to travel to see family or to experience new places and cultures. 
Jacques
Brett J.
Con L.
WHAT My CLIENTS SAY
Jill is highly intelligent and knowledgeable. She is creative and energetic in marketing the property. She handles all aspects of the listing personally, talks to buyers agents prior to showing and is present at all showings if possible.

— Jacques

WHAT My CLIENTS SAY
Jill was very effective in selling my loft in downtown Boulder, CO. She got a higher price than I thought we could get but knew I deserved it. She is a very creative marketer and did a fantastic job closing the deal. I highly recommend Jill if you are considering selling or buying a home!

— Brett J.

WHAT My CLIENTS SAY
Jill sold our condo in downtown Boulder in 2016. She was wonderful to work with and made the whole process very easy for my wife and I. The listing looked beautiful and our condo was under contract within days. Jill is an exceptional Realtor® and exceeded our expectations every step of the way.

— Con L.

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With almost two decades of housing and real estate experience in professional, political, and academic settings, Jill brings a level of knowledge and expertise that is rare in the industry. She is committed to providing exceptional customer service and delivering results that exceed clients' expectations.