ATTORNEYS KRISTI FERRARO
University of Colorado – 1983 B.A. Accounting (Summa Cum Laude)
University of California at Berkeley – 1988 J.D. (Am Jur Award and Prosser)
1990, Colorado; 1989 Pennsylvania (Inactive)
Garfield & Hecht, P.C. (Avon, Basalt and Aspen)
Wear, Travers & Perkins, P.C., (Vail)
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP (Denver)
Dechert, Price & Rhoades, LLP (Philadelphia)
Arthur Young & Co. (CPA firm) (San Jose)
Kristi Ferraro is an accomplished transaction and real estate lawyer. She has worked in Aspen and Vail for over 20 years. Kristi represents buyers, sellers and owners of real estate, real estate developers and owners associations in Colorado for over 20 years. Kristi has extensive experience negotiating deals, real estate contracts and all manners of business deals. Kristi and Matt met in 1995 and worked together at Garfield & Hecht, P.C. She is highly skilled in reviewing title documents and performing all aspects of due diligence for real estate transactions including very complex transactions. Kristi assists clients in negotiating loans for both borrowers and lenders. She regularly forms various types of business entities and advises clients about them and the operating documents needed. Additionally, Kristi drafts declarations and other common interest community documents; and regularly prepares easements, construction contracts, party wall agreements and other documents related to real estate interests.
Kristi counsels and represents businesses ranging from real estate developers, to transportation providers and retail/restaurants. She assists entrepreneurs to form business entities, raise capital, obtain loans, lease property and enter into contracts.
Kristi lives in Avon with her husband Craig and their two teenage sons. She served on the Avon Town Council from 2004 through 2012, serving as Mayor Pro Tem for the last two years of her term. Kristi enjoys yoga, hiking and travelling.