The Team

WildhorseLogoWildhorse Homes, LLC brings trusted names and quality to homebuilding in the Crested Butte area. Led by Jeff Hermanson of Larimer Associates, the Wildhorse team capitalizes on decades of experienced professionals in the real estate, construction, architecture and interior design fields, in order to provide a unique to market product that is unparalleled in the Crested Butte marketplace.

The vision for Wildhorse is to deliver a quality home worthy of the dramatic setting, and the Wildhorse team delivers on this expectation. Refined architectural layouts and exquisite design details are implemented by an experienced general contractor, providing the perfect platform for Crested Butte homebuyers seeking a refined mountain home with the luxuries and quality of a custom home.


Jeff Hermanson is CEO of Larimer Associates, with more than 30 years experience with several development projects and commercial and multi-family real estate investments, including a variety of projects and properties in Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Jeff and his partners purchased Larimer Square, the firm’s most high-profile property, in 1993. Additionally, Jeff has partnered with a number of Denver’s notable chefs and restaurateurs to create some of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants, including Rioja, Bistro Vendôme, Euclid Hall, Corridor 44 and TAG. Most recently, Jeff and his Larimer Associates partners opened a number of award-winning neighborhood restaurants in Denver, including Billy’s Inn, LoHi SteakBar, Ernie’s Bar & Pizza, Madison Street and the Lowry Beer Garden.


Sunlit Architecture, a long established (1977) firm located in Crested Butte, Colorado specializes in commercial & residential architecture, feasibility studies, land planning, master planning and interiors. Sunlit strives to find comprehensive solutions for the unique challenges and opportunities found in the mountain environment and landscape. Sunlit draws inspiration from the historic building types, forms and materials in order to create architecture that emphasizes authenticity to the regional context and provide contemporary solutions incorporating the latest building technologies and science. With hands-on client involvement, Sunlit works in an integrated team environment to put together a client relationship with a focus on service and success. Sunlit has a passion for the natural environment bringing expertise in sustainability and environmental consciousness through design excellence. We bring architecture to light that embraces and celebrates the natural environment, topography, climate and materials with sensitivity to the lifestyles that bring people to the mountains.


Black Dragon Development is a comprehensive provider of Construction Management, General Contracting and Development Consulting Services. From pro forma analysis through design, construction and occupancy, Black Dragon Development will streamline the most complex projects effectively and efficiently to maximize budget value, ensure the highest quality and expedite delivery. Black Dragon Development is led by J. Crockett Farnell, a proven construction and development professional with an extensive 25 year history of delivering a diverse range of profitable, timely and mission critical projects through team leadership, meticulous organization and exceptional client relationships.


Wildhorse at Prospect listing agent Channing Boucher and Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty are the leading luxury real estate specialists in Crested Butte. Channing considers himself very fortunate to be in the real estate business in Colorado. After a successful career in high technology, Channing left Silicon Valley behind and returned to the Rocky Mountains to realize his dream. He loves working with people that share a similar affinity for Crested Butte and the mountain lifestyle. Channing has brokered over $250 million in Crested Butte area real estate sales, including 12 Wildhorse at Prospect homes.