Todd Rice joined Blue Ridge Realty and Investments in 2004 following a successful career in the hospitality industry. He previously worked in Convention Sales and Management with Grand Hotel, Hyatt Hotels, and the Hilton Hotel Corporation in Dallas, Denver, Chicago, and New York. Todd enjoyed his work in the “big cities”, but decided to return to his hometown of Boone, NC, to pursue a career in real estate sales and development.
Todd has extensive knowledge of the Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, Linville, Banner Elk, and West Jefferson areas. This knowledge, coupled with his customer service experience, enables Todd to fulfill the individual needs of all of his customers.
Todd is an active member of the Yonahlossee Racquet Club and knows the Yonahlossee Resort and Club community first hand. Additionally, Todd has been involved with Sunalei Preserve since its inception and has worked with the Developer in the planning of roads, amenities, and infrastructure.
Todd is a current and active member of the High Country Association of REALTORS. He is a member and designee of the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS), a designation achieved by less than 4% of Realtors nationally. He is also a Graduate of the REALTOR Institute (GRI).
Todd is an Eagle Scout, a member of the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Watauga Sailing Club. He has been a guest speaker at the Appalachian State University Center for Entrepreneurship.
Todd has served on the Board of Directors for the High Country Association of REALTORS and on the Board of Directors for the High Country Conservancy. In 2010, Todd won the People’s Choice Award for Best Real Estate Agent in the High Country.
Todd and fellow Blue Ridge Realty Broker, Bill Aceto, own and operate Blue Ridge Professional Property Services and Boone High Country Rentals. These two companies offer a full range of property management services including home repair and maintenance, long-term rentals, commercial rentals, and the coordination and preparation for selling REO Bank-Owned properties.
Todd and his wife, Tuesdae, live in Valle Crucis and are active within the community and across the High County. Todd and Tuesdae are the proud parents of Thomas, born in 2010, and Sophia, born in 2012. Todd is a fan and of supporter of Appalachian State University Athletics and the Performing Arts.
Todd is a licensed REALTOR in North Carolina and Tennessee.