Meet the Team

Kim Beres

Sales Associate and Partner

Brooke Saindon

Associate Broker and Founding Partner

Patti Kauf

Sales Associate and Partner

Squeak Melehes

Sale Associates and Contractor

As full-time real estate professionals, The Grand Associates team is available 7 days a week to work with you. By working together, our team is committed to giving you our personal attention, listening to your needs, communicating regularly, and helping to achieve a successful outcome in your real estate transactions.

Our Testimonials

See why our clients love working with us.

Kim is one of the most honest people I know. Her knowledge of the area and passion for her industry makes her an asset to anyone looking for that special place.
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Kim was wonderful to work with. She showed us homes for sale in Alta but we choose a house elsewhere in Wyoming. No fault of hers, she was friendly, kind, and very professional.
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Kim assisted our main agent through the inspection and closing process because that person was on vacation. She was very helpful and stayed on top of things, especially important since this was a vacation home and we were 1,800...
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We worked with Kim to buy some land in Idaho. She was great to work with. She was very knowledgeable and professional. She was always quick to respond to emails, texts, and phone calls. We really enjoyed working with her and wo...
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Kim has an excellent knowledge of the Teton Valley area and was very prompt and thorough in addressing all of our concerns. Kim did not pressure us into buying something that we didn't want but was able to help us feel comforta...
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Kim is a consummate real estate professional and during the recent sale of our home, she made the process painless. There were multiple counteroffers, negotiations, amendments, and decisions we made with Kim's guidance that hel...
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Kim is a pleasure to work with. We have been looking for property for several months and she has been extremely valuable in helping us in our search and negotiating an intimidating market. We do not have a large budget and we h...
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My husband and I have used Patti numerous times for real estate dealings. You want someone like Patti to help you through all the stages of purchasing a property! Patti will help you find the perfect property and never miss a n...
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Community Involvement

It is a privilege to live and work in such a remarkable place with so many philanthropic and engaged people. Our love and passion for this community go further as we personally put our resources towards supporting it, whether through volunteer hours or donations. Each member of our team has been involved in the community and the various organizations that make this area extraordinary.

Brooke has been a board member role on the Driggs Chamber of Commerce in the early 1980’s. Assisting with the Balloon Rally and growing it from a small event to a large profitable fundraiser. She also was a board member of the Community Foundation of Teton Valley, Teton Trails and Pathways as well as Mountain Bike The Tetons.

Kim was an active member of the Rotary Club of Teton Valley and the Teton Geo Center, Hapi Trails, Teton Arts Center, and the Teton Valley Foundation Kotler Arena.

Squeak was a founding member of the Grand Targhee Ski & Snowboard Foundation, which provides affordable access to local athletes and their families. Patti served as President, and both Squeak and Patti have coached throughout the years. Additionally, Patti and Squeak have been involved as board members and coaches with local youth sports in Teton Valley.

The Grand Associates have helped to carry out the Mission Statement of the Community Foundation Of Teton Valley “Working to Elevate Lives through the Power of Generosity”. Since its inception in 2007, the Grand Associates has donated to the Community Foundation as personal Community Challengers as well as Business Challengers. 

Whether a member, volunteering time or donations to wonderful non-profits Grand Associates has watched the Teton Region develop outstanding recreational and economic opportunities in this area. Grand Associates' love for the valley continues to grow year after year!

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The Grand Associates has the local knowledge and expertise to assist you with all your real estate needs. We look forward to connecting with you.