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Meet the Team


“When in doubt, wear red.” (Bill Blass, American Fashion Designer)

Our Client-Centered Team Approach:

Whether you are selling your luxury estate or buying your first home, the DENVER LUXE TEAM knows from experience that our targeted team approach provides you with an unparalleled level of service, far surpassing what a single agent can deliver.

With over 6+ professionals working on your behalf throughout the process, each team member is able to deliver on what they do best while providing you with cutting-edge real estate knowledge, strategies, and skills. From working with individuals and families to facilitating executive relocation and concierge services, we are committed to focusing the strength and dynamism of our dedicated team on being your essential, multi-faceted resource.

This client-centered approach adds up to results and a positive buying or selling experience for you. As part of Keller Williams Luxury Homes International, we take pride in providing each client – regardless of home sale price – with a level of personal attention, integrity, and real estate portfolio enhancement that define our signature LUXE client services.

Let us show you more than just homes. Let us show you the distinct client services we provide as your LUXE real estate partner, and bring your greatest expectations.


KARINA CHRISTENSEN | Team Lead | Owner | Realtor®

“I’m in love with red.  I think it’s such a passionate color… It’s power, there’s no fence sitting with red.” (Bryan Batt, American Actor & Interior Designer)

Karina is passionate about being a catalyst for her clients to secure their bespoke lifestyle choices. As team lead for the Denver Luxe Team, she possesses the confidence and market savvy each client’s real estate portfolio demands by bringing more than two decades of entrepreneurship, development and experience in the real estate business to the table. Karina has been featured on TLC’s television series “Surreal Estate” and is one of the top luxury agents in Denver, receiving the Denver Metro Area Realtor’s Association Roundtable of Excellence award annually as well as consistently being in the top 1% of all Realtors in the US for production.

From living in Munich – her hometown – to London, New York, Singapore, and Montana, and through her myriad travels to locations far and wide, Karina has established herself as a global luxury real estate specialist, primed to advise and negotiate on her clients’ behalf. As a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) and a member of the Million Dollar Guild® with the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and as a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) of local distinction, Karina delivers targeted expertise that ensures her clients secure the best prices and most ideal conditions for the sale or purchase of their home.

Prior to embarking on a full-time real estate career, Karina was part of Oprah Winfrey’s personal flight team and had the opportunity to travel with her all around the world, cultivating within herself what it takes to successfully partner with high-profile clientele. For many of Karina’s clients, the experience of working with her is the first time during which they feel their interests are fully protected and their real estate transactions are handled in a sophisticated manner. She currently lives in Uptown and is well suited by the urban|urbane lifestyle it offers.

“Discretion, in-depth market knowledge, and a superior online presence make us the leading choice for discerning clients. We work diligently to build long-lasting relationships. Our clients are clients — and friends — for life.” ~Karina C.

Email: | Phone: 720-440-2640


DANIELLE NELSON | Realtor® | Buyer Specialist

“Bright reds — scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry — are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone.” (Christian Dior, Noted Fashion Designer)

Danielle comes from a family of Realtors, leading to her captivation by the real estate business and her intense drive to succeed. Once she had achieved her heart’s desire and earned her real estate license, she realized the degree to which she genuinely loved being a part of the action! Connecting with people – and being an integral part of making their dreams come true – makes it the most desirable career for her. With a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s in Strategic Communication, Danielle brings a savvy business sense and a strong facility for customer service to every interaction, with clients and with the community at-large. To round out her professional goals and commitment to civic contribution, Danielle also teaches Communication classes at a local college.

On a personal level, traveling is her greatest passion. Danielle has been to 6 continents and over 35 different countries around the world! To establish her home base, Danielle moved to Denver in 2014 and has enjoyed getting to know the hot local real estate market, even as as she literally hit-the-ground-running. She loves to run and hike throughout Colorful Colorado, and strives to take advantage of the wonderful sports culture Denver has to offer.

Email: | Phone: 720-739-0342


DANA GRABER | Team Manager

“Red is the great clarifier — bright and revealing.  I can’t imagine becoming bored with red.” (Diana Vreeland, Noted Fashion Magazine Editor)

Dana is truly multi-faceted; with her careful attention to detail, she is proud to be a licensed real estate agent drawing upon her professional and entrepreneurial foundation to directly support all aspects of the team’s real estate transactions, marketing activities and concierge services. Originally from Riga, Latvia, Dana speaks fluent Russian and Latvian. She received a Bachelor of Social Science degree from the University of Latvia, and upon her move to Denver in 2008 she fell in love with the city and all it has to offer. She and her husband Scott are passionate about the custom luxury home building venture they began several years ago in the Hilltop neighborhood, and which is now extending into the Cory-Merill neighborhood and beyond as they continue to expand their horizons and portfolio. As Team Manager, Dana is an indispensable asset and keeps the heartbeat of our real estate team right on target every time, every day.

Email: | Phone: 720-722-1276


DENA LANCASTER | Transaction Coordinator

From contract to close, Dena is our Transaction Coordinator and is thereby focused 100% on assisting each client throughout the home selling process. Her responsibilities include the monitoring of deadlines, assisting with communications, and ensuring each file is complete. At every step of the process, Dena is in touch with each client to let them know if and when any action is required on their part. Her goal is to achieve the highest level of success for each client through the demonstration of experience, knowledge and exceptional quality service.

Email: | Phone: 303-324-3077 | eFax: 303-997-2121


KASEY GILIOTTI | Marketing Maven

“I came out of the womb waving red lipstick.” (Rose McGowan, American Actress & Singer)

Kasey has been dubbed our Marketing Maven for her team contributions in writing and marketing, and for her strengths in communication, design and innovative thinking. Her professional background is variation on a theme: no matter the task she is always Your Partner in Success. With a degree in Architecture from Cornell University and several years spent abroad under her belt, Kasey devoted the first decade of her career to honing her skills as a jack of all trades at boutique-style companies in the non-profit and tech industries, and in the world of business development and coaching. She is excited to build her career in real estate as part of the DENVER LUXE TEAM with the opportunity to help provide a distinct level of excellence and market savvy on behalf of each valued client.


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