Alberto “AJ” Stapleton; GRI, RSPS, PSA, SMART, REALTOR®
Colorado and Florida Licensed
AJ was born and raised in Lima-Peru, South America. He migrated to Denver, Colorado in December of 1984. He has 3 grown daughters. AJ Speaks and writes Spanish fluently.
In 2000 AJ relocated to Highlands Ranch, Colorado where he currently resides, and is part of the community. He is a parishioner of St Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch.
AJ is an alumni of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program and has served in the Inner City Health Center Board of Directors and the Denver Preschool Program Board of Advisor (by appointment from the Denver Mayor). His biggest passion in life is helping children and those in need. He currently serves in the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities , Archdiocese of Denver.
In 2008 AJ started recycling bikes, fixing and then donating them to inner city children in Colorado. In 2010 as a result of his charitable work and in response to God’s call, he founded Project ReCycle a non-profit organization that provides bikes to the needy. They have distributed over 10,000 bikes to inner city children in the US and Africa.
In 2012 he was awarded the Channel 7 Everyday Hero Award for his work in the community and in 2013 he received the Bike Denver Hero Award for his passion and commitment to the biking community. Additionally, in 2016 he was featured in Telemundo Denver “Unknown Heroes” who honor immigrants that have made a positive impact in our community. Alberto has a passion for sports, especially soccer. He is involved in the sport coaching competitively for Barcelona Elite in Denver, Colorado. He enjoys spending the summer camping, Hiking, Traveling and the winters skiing.
Awards for exceptional service in the community include:
Knight of Columbus – Knight of the Year
Knight of Columbus – Family of the Year.
Boy Scouts Bronze Pelican Award for exceptional work with the youth.
Volunteer spotlight Inner City Health Center.
Channel 7 everyday Hero Award
Bike Denver Hero Award
Telemundo Denver TV ” Unknown Hero” Spotlight
“WHATEVER YOU DO, WORK AT IT WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AS WORKING FOR THE LORD, NOT FOR MEN”