Our Commitment to You

The philosophy of Live Jackson Hole Real Estate is based on integrity, authenticity and an unparalleled commitment to our clients.Representing residential, commercial, and exceptional sporting and recreational properties, our 40 plus years of combined real estate experience is a major asset to our clients. In-depth local and regional knowledge, coupled with Christie’s International Real Estate’s broad international reach and industry respect, ensures that your real estate ventures will be grounded in professionalism, discretion, and a satisfied end result.

Our Team


Richard Lewis

Owner, Broker


Richard’s knowledge and dedication to his clients make him one of the most respected and liked brokers in the real estate business. He has lived in Jackson Hole since 1989, is an avid outdoorsman and loves traveling throughout the Rocky Mountain region and internationally in pursuit of upland birds, game fish and big game. Richard has consistently been one of the top producers in his field and has listed and sold significant properties throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. He is also responsible for one of the most significant ranch acquisitions in Wyoming, the Little Jennie Ranch.

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Steve Duerr

Owner, Broker


Steve’s commitment to clients and community span more than 35 years. His professional experience as a developer, banker and attorney provides valuable practical and technical knowledge for his real estate clients. Steve’s decades of high profile legal and public service makes him a known and trusted relationship builder having served as General Counsel for the regional electric and gas utility company and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Steve was also Executive Director of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, Senior VP of a regional bank and founder or manager of many nonprofit organizations, including The Murie Center in Grand Teton National Park and the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs.

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Chopper Grassell

Owner, Agent


Chopper’s rich heritage of Wyoming and his family’s generational ranching and business background in his home state have honed his understanding and knowledge of the real-estate industry from a practical standpoint. Raised at the foot of the Wind River Mountain Range, Chopper moved east upon graduation from the University of Wyoming to begin a career in the Investment Banking Industry. Moving his new bride back to Wyoming nearly 20 years ago, Chopper and Lynn continue to raise their children in rural Wyoming.

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Christine Swain



Christine was a Jackson Hole resident for 8 years beginning in 2000 and recently moved back to the Valley in August of 2011. She began her real estate career in 1994 in Winter Park, Colorado and also worked for a prominent development company. She has extensive experience in the real estate and development process in resort communities.Christine was also an Interior Designer in the valley from 2005-2008 giving her additional knowledge in construction and interior and exterior finishes which increases her ability to evaluate property values and direct clients on how to get a home ready for the market.

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Scottie Akins



Scottie Akins moved to Jackson, WY in 2006 following a summer job at a Guest Ranch in Encampment, WY. She fell fast and hard for life out West. Her real estate career began in 2007 at Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty. With a growing infatuation for local real estate and a passion for connecting with new people, Scottie was committed to becoming a Realtor. A spontaneous move took Scottie to Austin, TX, where she worked as a Realtor for a local boutique agency. In 2015, Scottie finally made her way back to Jackson to put down roots with her husband and two dogs. Scottie’s enthusiasm for real estate, knowledge of competitive markets and degree in Communications has provided her with the skills to go above and beyond with managing her client’s needs.

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