Peter Forsch was named CEO of Kirkwood Resort Development Jan. 4.
Forsch’s career accomplishments include managing operations, acquisitions, strategic planning and development at resort properties including Aspen Skiing Company, Idaho’s Silver Mountain Ski Resort, McCormack Properties and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
“Peter Forsch has over 30 years’ experience in real estate and business development in resort, resort residential, retail, and hospitality development,” Chuck Cobb, Chairman and major shareholder of Kirkwood Resort Development, stated in a press release. “He has considerable skills, experience, and expertise that will serve us well as we continue our partnership with Vail Resorts to build out the mountain and the base areas to accommodate the loyal and passionate skiers and property owners who will call Kirkwood their home.”
“This opportunity to lead Kirkwood Resort Development’s efforts has come at an opportune time with the improving real estate market combined with Vail’s ownership and management of the ski area,” Forsch stated in the release. “... We owe it to our community to develop our remaining base area land with insight, integrity and with a commitment to build something of lasting value.”