Barbara Jerome Behl
Broker Owner
Office: (303) 838-5377
Office Fax: (303) 838-9050
Cell Phone: (303) 880-8193

Barbara Jerome Behl is the Broker/Owner of Deer Creek Realty, since 1996, located in lower Downtown in the heart of Bailey in it’s NEW office location at 5060 County Rd 64, just down the road from the former office by the Post Office.

Born and raised in Colorado, Barbara is well known in the mountain real estate community and her credentials include nearly 35 years of experience. A graduate from CSU, Barbara’s level of service has become an industry standard and her reputation for full-service, whether it is for buyer or seller, puts her at the top of the heap for providing the best real estate experience. She lives by the Deer Creek Realty motto of “extraordinary results from down to earth people” and “the Buck stops here!”

Voted 8 times Best Real Estate office by the People’s Choice Fairplay Flume Awards and recently designated Certified Mountain Area Specialists by the Colorado Association of Realtors, CMAS, Deer Creek Realty specialized in the Park County and Hwy 285 Corridor including Bailey, Shawnee, Pine, Grant, Jefferson, Fairplay, Hartsel and Jefferson County Mountain communities. Although she is licensed to be business in the state of Colorado.

Her many awards include : Realtor of the Year 2000 from Local Board of Realtors and Mountain Connection’s “ Most Community Minded Realtor” in 2005 2011 Mountain Metro Association of Realtors Community Service Award and Platte Canyon Chamber of Commerce GRACIE Award with her husband Larry Behl who is also a licensed Real Estate Broker, owns and operates a heavy Hauling Company and is an established Musician, who is often seen playing at many local events.

Barbara is committed to her community. In 2003-2008 she served as the President of the Mountain Peace Shelter Board of Directors aka Park County Crisis Center and was instrumental in gaining its confidential location. She is also currently the Director of the Shawnee Branch of the Park County Historical Society and hosts the SHAWNEE TEA ROOM since 2010 in the national historical district of Shawnee, and also a proud member of the Board of Directors of the I love you guys Foundation committed to protecting and preserving the joy of youth through community and educational programs since the death of her friend, Emily Keyes, 2006.

Looking forward to serving you and assisting you with your move! You will love mountain living!

–Barbara Behl

Lawrence Behl
Co Owner
(303) 838-5377 or
Direct: (303) 981-6883
Office: (303) 838-5377

Lawrence Behl aka Larry is co owner of Deer Creek Realty

Although you may find him in a tractor trailer working his heavy hauling business or with his Bass at a local music gig, he’s been in the colorado real estate industry since 1993.

Married to Barbara and originally from Long Island, New York… he loves our local Mountains and considers it Home .. as a former excavator, systems installer and builder, he adds invaluable knowledge and expertise to our team.

A contributor to many non profits, Larry currently serves on the Shawnee Water Consumers association Board, as treasurer.

–Lawrence Behl

Denise Patrick
Broker Associate
Cell Phone: (303) 868-8972
Office: (303) 838-5377

Denise Patrick is a 22 year veteran of real estate selling.Originally from Iowa, she graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a degree in Fine Art and a K-14 teaching certificate. She taught 11 years in the Iowa Public Schools before she saw the light and moved to Colorado.In Denver, she did property management for a small real estate office in Lakewood and eventually graduated to working as a fill in property manager for a large management company that leased many apartments throughout Denver. She moved with her husband, Eric, to the mountains in 1989 and began working for a Realtor in Evergreen. In 1993 she flew the nest to start on her own with ERA JD Realty in Conifer. She has been with RE/MAX for the last 17 years. Denise has received the Community Service Award from the Mountain Metro Board of Realtors in 2012. She also is a past recipient of the Woman of the Year Award from the West Chamber in Lakewood in 2008. She is past president of the Conifer Chamber of Commerce. She is also past president of the board for the Mountain Peace Shelter having taken over that role from Barbara Jerome Behl.

She is excited to make the move to Deer Creek Realty and join the great Realtors helping put wonderful people into homes in the Bailey area.When she is not selling real estate or helping her community shine, Denise can be found on a fly fishing stream waving a graphite rod and hoping to land a trout. She and Eric have been married for 22 years and currently live in Pine Junction. Eric is her fly fishing mentor and can often be found building space stuff for Lockheed Martin.

Please welcome her when you see her out and about.

–Denise Patrick

John Sanchez

John Sanchez
Broker Associate
Office: (303) 838-5377

John Sanchez was born in Trinidad, Colorado. He moved to Denver in 1970 and worked in the landscape maintenance business for 29 years. He always enjoyed the mountains and moved to Pine Junction in May 1999. He loves mountain living and was determined to find a business close to home. He opened the “El Rio de Juan” Mexican restaurant in Bailey in March 2000 and turned around and sold it in 2001. Although he loved the restaurant business, he wanted to have a life and time to enjoy the mountain area he loves so much. John received his real estate broker associate’s license in 2002.

After working for a larger real estate office in Conifer, John joined Deer Creek Realty in 2005. John loves the people in the mountains because they are down to earth, kind and pleasant to be around.

John is married to Jenny, has three children and is the proud grandfather to eight sparkling grandchildren, two girls and six boys. Let John’s honesty and service lead your search for the perfect mountain dream.

–John Sanchez