Cheryl Ridgely

Luxury Certified Agent

ERA Landmark Real Estate

Background: Cheryl is a seasoned executive with more than 35 years of real estate, healthcare business, and management consulting experience. Having served in a senior leadership capacity for 15 years with a local health system, she led business development & market expansion initiatives. In this capacity Cheryl was responsible for strategic planning, real estate acquisition, land asset management & development, facility planning and construction project management for key installations, along with marketing communications and public relations. She has had oversight responsibility for more than $42M of commercial & residential real estate transactions, facility planning, and construction including the feasibility, architectural, & construction planning for the greenfield $24M Big Sky Medical Center. Additionally, Cheryl led the development team for a 55+ subdivision and $46M in infrastructure and vertical construction, along with managing land use master planning projects and numerous real estate lease transactions for the corporation. She has owned and leased personal and vacation rental real estate while living in Bozeman & Big Sky for more than 25 years. Her investment property experience led to POA management & board experience. Since its founding in 2016, Cheryl has been an owner of Stay Montana, a vacation rental management company now operating in Big Sky, Bozeman, and the Flathead Valley. She is also an owner of RTE Property Group, a professional property management company providing multi-family, commercial, and association property management. Cheryl has served on numerous community boards and has a passion for advancing economic initiatives to strengthen and improve our region and community.

Community Service & Professional Involvement: Cheryl has worked extensively through the years to support various community organizations including: founding director and officer of Bozeman Deaconess Real Estate Development Corporation [2006-2017]; Prospera Business Network [2005-2013, Board President 2012]; HRDC - Human Resources Development Council District IX [2006-2013, Board Vice Chair 2011-2012]; Northern Rocky Mountain Economic Development District [2012 - 2017]; founding board member of Bozeman Fiber [2015-2017]; Leadership Bozeman 2015; Bozeman School District Long Range Planning Committee [2005-2017], Mental Health Local Advisory Council [2005-2013], and the City of Bozeman Economic Development Council [2011-2021]. Education & Certifications:

Cheryl received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration and Social Services from West Liberty University in WV, and obtained Professional Teaching Certification from Central Connecticut State University School of Graduate Studies. She obtained her CAPS [Certified Aging in Place Specialist] designation from the National Association of Home Builders in 2013. Cheryl received her real estate salesperson license in 2018 and her broker license in 2022. She has completed the ERA Distinctive Properties certification and has earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation and achieved GUILD recognition for her sales performance through the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. She is also a member of the following organizations: National Association of Realtors, Montana Association of Realtors, Gallatin Association of Realtors, Big Sky Country Multiple Listing Service, Community Associations Institute, and the Institute of Real Estate Management.

ERA Landmark Real Estate
1805 W Dickerson, #1 , Bozeman, MT 59715