Team | RenewaBlue


James W. Mitchell


Professional Qualifications

  • Fort Collins Realtor® of the Year, Green 2013
  • Member of Fort Collins Board of REALTORS®
  • Member of Colorado Association of REALTORS®
  • Member of National Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, Everitt Real Estate Center
  • S. Real Estate/Finance from Colorado State University
  • EcoBroker Designation
  • Chair, Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® Sustainability Committee
  • National Association of Realtors® Ever Green Award Winner, 2016

Professional Experience

  • Presenter, National Association of REALTORS® Annual Convention, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  • Instructor, Colorado Renewable Energy Society 2015, “Why So Cold?”
  • Instructor, National Association of REALTORS® Green Designation
  • Presenter, TedX Fort Collins
  • Instructor, Colorado Energy Office
  • Founder and CEO, Renewablue®, 2012
  • Joined The Group, Inc. Real Estate, 2009
  • REALTOR® in Northern Colorado since 2008

Community Involvement

  • Green Drinks Fort Collins, Organizer
  • Sustainable Living Fair, 2015, Sponsor and Presenter
  • The Growing Project, Board of Directors, 2013
  • Be Local Northern Colorado Member since 2011
  • Member of CSU Everitt Real Estate Club since 2006
  • Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Fair, Steering Committee 2006-2014
There are over 80 Million homes in the USofA that were built prior to 1975 and they tend to waste tons of energy, water, and your money. Not to mention, they are harder to heat and cool, creating uncomfortable living conditions, and can have air quality that is 75% more unhealthy than outdoors. I have a passion to see every single one of these homes updated to meet the quality of life standards of today. And, I have a curiosity as to what the holdup is in the implementation of such projects from the average homeowner. It is my belief that once the prohibitive upfront out-of-pocket costs are removed, we can all have the opportunity to save resources….and I’ve found the recipe. Each individual home may not save much alone, but when we act collectively, real and noticeable evolutions will occur. Enough with the soapbox. I was born and raised in Texas and found my way to Fort Collins in 2002. This stellar relocation was inspired by a love for the mountains created in Steamboat Springs at an outdoor adventure summer camp named Poulter Colorado Camps. As a Colorado resident for more than a decade, I continue enjoy all sports that involve playing in the mountains both solo, and with my amazing family and friends. Whether it’s a climbing trip, frisbee golf, a beautiful hike, full moon snowshoeing or paddling on the river, you can sign me up for the adventure. I was married in July of 2011 to my best friend, Angela, and inherited my first child (aka “bonus-son”), Sorin, at the same time. My first “bio” baby, Brooklyn Grace, was born 360 days later and my youngest Jocelyn was born in December of 2014. I look forward to earning your trust and helping your family as if it was my own, all-the-while having FUN! Lastly, I am a Leo and love banana ice cream…..a lot.

Jessie Ferguson

Director of Operations

I am a recent Fort Collins transplant, having moved to the area from Winter Park, CO, with my family in December 2014. Interestingly, I met James through mutual friends as we were beginning the relocation process. We decided to work with James as our Realtor® and somewhere along the line, we discovered that we worked very well together. Our skill sets were complimentary and James asked if I would come work with him to grow the important business of adding energy efficiency into the home buying and selling transaction.

My educational background started in Environmental Biology before transitioning to Organizational Leadership and Development. I have an extensive background in both for-profit and non-profit sales and a passion for seeing our world better than we found it. In working with Renewablue®, I have the opportunity to interact with our clients on an administrative level, ensuring that your transactions move smoothly.

My husband, daughter, and I love living in southwest Fort Collins and are taking advantage of everything this great town has to offer. With the help of Renewablue® and all of the great programs offered by our city and state, we have been fortunate enough to upgrade our own home by adding insulation, air sealing, windows, and completely sealing up our old dirt crawl space. I would love to help you do the same. It is time to expect more from your Realtor®!