Jill Adler
Real Estate Broker milehimodern

Jill is a real estate broker with milehimodern in Boulder, CO. An award-winning leader with over 15 years of housing and real estate experience in professional, political, and academic settings, Jill brings a level of knowledge and expertise that is rare in the industry.

In 2017, Jill was elected as Boulder's first-ever openly LGBTQ City Council member. During her time on City Council, Jill introduced Boulder's Assault Weapons ban and age increase for firearm ownership, which passed in 2018. When Joe Neguse was elected to Congress in 2019, Jill took a break from real estate to become his first Director of Community Affairs. During her three years in that role, Jill helped build an award-winning outreach program before returning to graduate school. Jill’s master’s thesis focuses on housing affordability challenges and opportunities in Boulder. 

An award-winning leader with over 15 years of housing and real estate experience in professional, political, and academic settings, Jill Adler Grano brings a level of knowledge and expertise that is rare in the industry. Jill is committed to providing exceptional customer service and delivering results that exceed clients' expectations. Whether helping buyers find their dream home or expertly marketing and negotiating on behalf of sellers, Jill works closely with her clients to ensure their real estate goals are met with the utmost professionalism and attention to detail. She takes on the needs and desires of her clients as if they were her own and works tirelessly on their behalf to guide them through the complexities of the local real estate market. 

In addition to serving on the CU Center for Leadership Board of Directors, Jill is one of Boulder’s Housing Commissioners and a research assistant for the University of Colorado’s Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative (BAHRI). She also serves as the Chairwoman of Congressman Joe Neguse's Small Business Advisory Council and as a member of the Sierra Club Political Committee.  

Whether in real estate, public service, or academics, Jill has witnessed Boulder's housing shortage first-hand and is a strong advocate for attainable housing. Studies have shown that attainable housing increases community diversity, encourages social connection, lowers crime rates, attracts businesses and academic institutions, and more. Jill has fought for access to safe, just housing through her work in mobile home communities, on the board of Thistle, as a volunteer at the Boulder Homeless Shelter, and on Boulder's Board of Zoning Adjustment. During her time on City Council, Jill helped liberalize the City of Boulder's Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) policy and advocated for zoning land use reform.

Jill is a former board member of New Era Colorado, the Boulder Museum of Modern Art, the Downtown Business Improvement District, and the Downtown Boulder Public Policy Committee. In 2022, she served as the Chairwoman for the ballot measure 2E, People for Voter Turnout, campaign, which passed overwhelmingly. Jill also served as the Interim Senior Director of Policy Programs for the Boulder Chamber, Colorado's second-largest community Chamber of Commerce. Jill is a former recipient of BizWest's 40 Under 40 Award, Colorado Senior Lobby's Serving Our Seniors Award, and the Better Boulder Achievement Award. She also enjoyed being a two-time contestant in Dancing with the Boulder Stars.

Jill is the proud mother of two incredible sons, Ryder, age 18, and Treker, age 9. They are the loves of her life. Jill is the middle child of five siblings and has two wonderful parents whom she is grateful for every day.