John Gillam


EXIT Realty Home & Ranch

1032 Main Ave Durango, CO 81301

John Gillam is a 3rd generation real estate broker. After working in social services for several years, John began his real estate career in Durango, CO, where he managed / owned a real estate firm for 17 years. Has worked in general residential, commercial and farm / ranch and is licensed in New Mexico as well. He began teaching pre-license courses in 2004 and found a passion for working with brokers in realizing the importance of the role they play in their communities. He tries to develop greater understanding of how brokers may better protect themselves and their clients through a stronger knowledge of their relationships, contracts and exploring broader options for their clients and knowing how to best communicate those options.

 John continues to be active with the Realtor organization, where, locally,  he chaired the MLS Committee for 10 years, was a board member for a regional MLS for over 6 years, and has twice received the Distinguished Service Award in his local association. He works with over 25 State and Local Realtor Associations in several states as an educator and consultant. Outside of real estate John continues working in the social service arena acting as a Guardian or Conservator for people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia as well as assisting in probate matters as a Personal Representative.  He also volunteers with the Adaptive Sports Program in Durango and has been on the Finance Advisory Committee for the Durango 9-R School district for over 6 years. He is firm believer in giving back to your community and in supporting his fellow Realtors in always raising the bar!