Along with his business partner Cory Phillips, Sean founded Unique Real Estate Investments, LLC in February 2009.  Unique Real Estate Investments, LLC (URE) is a private commercial and residential real estate investment and development company that specializes in “value-add” or distressed assets.  Their specialty is property or situations that require proactive management and/or extensive rehabilitation.  URE has bought and sold over 150 properties in the Denver metro area resulting in $50MM in total asset acquisition.  Sean and has been actively involved in acquisitions and management since 2001.  He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Colorado.  Cory and Sean have several real estate partnerships which own and manage over 150,000 square feet of office and light industrial space in Colorado and Michigan as well as over 100 apartment and condo units in the State of Colorado.  

Sean has a passion for old cars and trucks and he and Cory own a classic car dealership that specializes in fully restored vintage automobiles from 1920-1970.  Sean and Cory have bought and sold over 2000 classic vehicles since 2008.  When they are not buying properties, Sean and Cory can be found at various auto auctions around the country admiring and buying classics!

In his spare time, Sean spends time with his wife and 2 children at their home in Lakewood.  He loves the outdoors including, hiking, biking, camping and running.


Upon Graduating from the University of Northern Colorado Cory started a career with TCF Bank, a Minnesota based bank located in Parker, Colorado. While at TCF Bank Cory managed a team of Residential Lenders and assisted with the residential lending department at the local branch. During his tenure at TCF Bank Cory underwrote and funded over $7MM of residential loans for the bank while receiving lender of the month on a number of occasions. In May of 2006 Cory was asked to take a lead position at Summit Bank and Trust, a start-up Bank located in Broomfield, Colorado. Summit Bank and Trust is a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a $5.0 Billion financial services company located in Dubuque, IA. While at Summit Bank Cory underwrote and funded over $30MM in commercial loans and was the lead of business development. Cory was also in charge of new deposits for the bank and in his time at Summit Bank generated over $20MM in new depository accounts. In January of 2009, Cory co-founded Unique Real Estate Investments, LLC. Unique Real Estate Investments, LLC is a private commercial and residential real estate and development company specializing in “value-add” or distressed real estate where assets require more proactive management and/or rehabilitation. Starting in early 2008 Cory took a passion of his and started a classic vehicle dealership. Since 2008 Cory and his partner have bought and sold over 10,000 classic vehicles returning substantial profits. Cory has a passion for local charities and is actively looking for ways to better his community. Cory co-founded Havana Nights (havananightsdenver.com) in late 2009 to help the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center raise awareness and capital contributions for their cause. The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center is a non-profit organization that protects abused and neglected children.