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Tahoe Mountain Realty, the leader in the Tahoe-Truckee real estate market, announces its elite membership in Forbes Global Properties, a new curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the best-in-class agents that represent them. Established as an invitation-only consortium of leading real estate firms, Tahoe Mountain Realty will immediately capitalize on Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 140 million monthly global visitors to connect, inform, and inspire high-net-worth potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale in the Tahoe-Truckee region and around the world. 

Reserved for luxury properties, will showcase thousands of high-value homes available for sale around the globe, including homes priced above USD$160 million. More than 200 homes are priced above USD$10 million, many accompanied by photography and insights that are available exclusively on this new luxury portal.

“Tahoe Mountain Realty is honored to be a founding member of Forbes Global Properties,” said Jeff Brown owner of Tahoe Mountain Realty. “To be connected to the strongest business media brand in the world in the company of the elite practitioners within our industry is a tremendous recognition of our place in the resort marketplace.”

Featured as part of the Forbes Global Properties launch is 14223 Mountainside Place. This extraordinary home, represented exclusively by Tahoe Mountain Realty and found mid-mountain on the Northstar, California ski resort, is the finest 4-bedroom in slopeside living.  The open and contemporary layout offers 3,381 square feet complemented by endless long-range views enjoyed from every room and direct ski access.

Spearheaded by Jeff Hyland, co-founder and president of Hilton & Hyland, and Bonnie Stone Sellers, an accomplished real estate industry veteran, Forbes Global Properties is primarily broker owned and led. Forbes is also invested in the success of the initiative.

“Forbes Global Properties creates a new and unparalleled sphere of influence for the world’s finest real estate,” said Jeff Hyland, Founder and President. “Unlike other branded real estate groups, Forbes Global Properties is not merely a listing tool for agents — it offers direct and measurable access to potential high-net-worth buyers through Forbes’ worldwide media penetration.”

“Top real estate industry professionals now have an opportunity to capitalize on the immense global reach of Forbes to create of an impactful luxury marketplace, which is owned and led by brokerages,” added Bonnie Stone Sellers, who serves as Chair. “Forbes Global Properties is proud to support independent firms like Tahoe Mountain Realty, with a proven track record of success within Tahoe – Truckee region. Together, we are creating the next evolution of real estate marketing and sales, delivering an incredibly unique value proposition for brokers, buyers and sellers alike.”  

As Forbes’ exclusive worldwide real estate partner, Forbes Global Properties extends branding and marketing services to Tahoe Mountain Realty and top-tier real estate brokerage members and is uniquely positioned in the luxury real estate industry:

  • Established and led by the world’s leading independent luxury residential brokers and industry veterans, Forbes Global Properties directly connects agents to discerning buyers of the world’s finest homes. The network provides a unique forum for member agents to collaborate and transact, without the imposition of referral fees.
  • Membership in the network is reserved for only the 100 most elite brokerage firms in select cities and second-home destinations across the globe. Members have exclusivity in their local markets.
  • Leveraging the worldwide reach and engaged audience of Forbes, homes are presented to potential buyers across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial. Members benefit from a suite of tools and resources backed by actionable analytics, editorial and social media content, a dedicated page on, as well as exclusive advertising opportunities and access to Forbes’ premier touchpoints.

Founding member brokerages are established leaders in their local luxury property markets and have offices in more than 75 locations across the U.S., Asia and Europe.

Established as a way to connect the increasingly global buyers of luxury homes with the world’s foremost real estate experts, the consortium was co-founded by Jeff Hyland, who has personally handled several billion dollars in real estate sales and enjoys a well-earned reputation as a consummate broker and architectural historian. Named “The Gatekeeper of Beverly Hills” by Town & Country, he holds the record for two of most expensive listings sold in the United States.

Co-founder Bonnie Stone Sellers is a leading authority on global real estate markets and the luxury consumer. Sellers was most recently the CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate, and previously served as a partner and head of real estate at McKinsey & Company.

Hyland and Sellers are joined by Forbes Global Properties CEO Alex Lange — an accomplished industry veteran who most recently served as the CEO of UpstreamRE — and an esteemed Board of Directors. 

Representing the brokerages in the United States are John Pfeiffer, President and Managing Broker of Slifer Smith & Frampton, Vail Valley and Summit County, Colorado; Frederick Warburg Peters of Warburg Realty Partnership in New York City; and Andrew E. Nelson, President and owner of Willis Allen Real Estate, San Diego, California. International brokerages are represented by Quentin Epiney, director of Comptoir Immobilier, Geneva, Switzerland; and José Ribes Bas, CEO of Rimontgó, Costa Blanca, Spain.