Karen believes that there is a perfect home for every buyer, and a buyer for every home.  She achieves successful closings through dedication and a responsibility to her clients. Her client-centric approach is to listen and understand the needs and wants of the client and their family, combining enthusiasm and experience in a professional and personal style.

Karen’s many accolades and achievements are a testament to her exceptional negotiating skills acquired over her thirty years of selling, always working in the best interest of her clients.


  • Consistently recognized as a top volume producing Broker in Denver by the Denver Board of Realtors Roundtable
  • Ranked in top ten in the Kentwood DTC office in 2019
  • Ranked second for production in the Kentwood DTC office, and fourth in the brokerage in 2018
  • Awarded the prestigious Five Star Real Estate Professional designation from 2012 through 2020
  •  5280 Top Producing Broker 2015-2020
  • Top one percent in sales volume for individual brokers in 2013 and 2015 by the Denver Board of Realtors
  • President’s Circle & President’s Elite Designations from Coldwell Banker
  • Top 15 for Coldwell Banker Agents in the state of Colorado in 2004, 2007 and 2008

She is a Certified Relocation Specialist, a Certified Denver Landmark Real Estate Professional, a Member of The Denver Board of Realtors, The National Association of Realtors, and Estates International. Karen Brinckerhoff is a fourth-generation Denver native with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Colorado State University.

Understanding the needs of her clients, Karen blends a professional approach with personal attention, enabling her to successfully help her clients buy and sell homes with confidence. Throughout the entire process of buying or selling, Karen organizes and schedules the many varied aspects of the transaction.

Karen and her associates, Keri DiGrappa and Annie Wells, provide white-glove service and absolute professionalism. They are backed by the full-time Kentwood team and company resources. Karen’s experience and judgment enable Brinckerhoff Associates to anticipate and navigate any possible issues involved in the buying or selling process, ensuring that all expectations are exceeded by achieving a predictable and low-risk transaction from start to finish.

HELPING BUYERS                                                       

Karen Brinckerhoff will help make your home buying experience a more efficient and pleasant one for both you and your family. Not only does she work in the market every day, but she also has over 25 years of experience and knowledge of the Denver real estate market.

Karen can quickly turn your home needs into a focused search.  She always takes the time and effort to listen carefully to your likes and dislikes and understands your social requirements, school, and other personal priorities you have when looking for the perfect new home.  This enables her to focus your search to homes within specific neighborhoods, which best meet all of your needs.

Because of Karen’s many years of experience, her advice and recommendations on price, location, financing, and the inspection process are second to none.  She will make your buying transaction as seamless and easy for you as possible.

When negotiating for your perfect new home, Karen has the advantage of a naturally strong position based on the sincere and professional reputation of the Kentwood name. Sellers know you are serious.

Karen aims to help you manage the right balance between the business of purchasing a property and the emotion of buying a home.

Karen’s in-depth experience and knowledge of Denver and the current market conditions help her to price your home to sell.

Her goal is to sell your home for the highest price possible within your time frame. She will build, and then aggressively execute, a tailored marketing plan for your property including internet advertising, magazine and newspaper advertising, open houses, and brochures that best present the advantages that are unique to your property.

Each property requires a unique marketing approach. Karen’s knowledge of the current market helps to ensure that all aspects of the marketing plan are optimized for your property. This includes details such as knowing the best days and which publications to advertising to expose your property to the maximum number of Buyers.

Karen’s marketing and sales skills are backed up by Kentwood Real Estate’s reputation. Kentwood’s strong marketing presence along with its superb reputation locally has many advantages in terms of exposure.


Helping to relocate your family and home to Denver, with as little stress as possible, is one of Karen’s specialties. Karen provides valuable assistance from finding contractors for you, setting appointments with schools, to helping you find sports programs or any other personal priorities you and your family have. She will make the entire process much easier for you. 

Referrals are available upon request.

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