About Us

American West Realty and Management provides professional Property Management services and real estate sales in Cody, Powell, and the greater Big Horn Basin. We have three goals:

  • Protect your property
  • Protect your income
  • Protect your time

No matter where you are in life, no matter what your real estate needs may be, our team has the skills and experience to help.

Rentals - Sales - Property Management - Investments

We don’t just manage!

Meet the Team

Nathan Gesner » Broker / Owner
Picture of Nathan Gesner
Nathan was born and raised in a small logging community of Oregon before joining the military at 17. After 21 years of service (and a couple years of floundering), he became a REALTOR with a desire to specialize in Property Management. Nathan has been the Broker / Owner of American West Realty and Management since 2010. He is a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He has served on the Northwest Wyoming Board of REALTORS as the Treasurer and currently as a Director. Nathan is an active investor and volunteer Moderator of BiggerPockets.com, the world's largest online real estate investment platform. If you are interested in real estate investing, reach out!

Nathan and Angie have three adopted children and actively support a variety of organizations throughout the Basin.
Angie Gesner » Associate Broker / Owner
Picture of Angie Gesner
Angie is a Cody native, graduating in 1985. She attended Northwest College and then finished her degree in Accounting at the University of Colorado. She later became a massage therapist, specializing in sports and deep-tissue massage. She did bookkeeping for a variety of small businesses over the years and was excited to own a business with her husband. As the company grew, Angie saw a need for expanding the company into sales. She obtained her license in 2014 and is now a successful sales agent and Associate Broker.
Kevin Rowe » Property Manager
Picture of Kevin Rowe
Kristi Taylor » Property Manager
Picture of Christi Davis
Kristi is a Property Manager and sales agent. Originally a Colorado native, she has also lived in Germany and Georgia. Her family relocated to Wyoming in 2017. Along with her husband and two sons, she operates a small homestead between Ralston and Cody, where they keep bees, wrangle chickens and grow tasty food. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, eating, gardening and sitting on her porch.
Anna Sapp » Property Manager
Picture of Anna Sapp
AAnna is a life-long Powell native who brings her education and business experience to American West Realty to serve you. She is a licensed Property Manager, Maintenance Coordinator, and a busy sales agent! She knows the area like the back of her hand and can help you with all your real estate needs! When not working, Anna enjoys spending time gardening and creating fiber art.

Stop by and say hello to Anna. She is looking forward to meeting friends, both old and new!
Christi Davis » Property Manager
Picture of Christi Davis
Born and raised in Park County, Christi has a love for anything outdoors. From hiking with her husband to playing in the water with their dogs, Christi knows the area inside and out and can help you find the perfect match for you and your family. Whether you are looking for your first home or your fifth; a fixer-upper or move-in ready, Christi will listen to your wants and needs and will work tirelessly on your behalf to get you in the home of your dreams. With years of experience in marketing at a large mortgage company, Christi knows how to market your property aggressively to get a buyer attracted quickly. Working with the team at American West Realty and Management, she can help you accomplish your real estate goals!
Megan Rathbun » Administrative Assistant
Picture of Megan Rathbun
Megan's Family moved to the family farm in Powell, Wyoming when she was a year old, so she has alway considered this her home. She loved working on the farm and raising animals. Megan enjoys arts and crafts as well as building things. She loves the outdoors, to include hiking, horseback riding, and fishing, just to name a few. She loves the area and is proud to say that she is here to stay. She has worked in the customer service industry for her whole working career and loves every minute of it. She enjoys bringing a smile to people's faces and loves helping any way she can.
Emily Denny » Associate Broker
Picture of Emily Denny
Nikki Hoellwarth » Salesperson
Picture of Nikki Hoellwarth
Nikki calls Wyoming her forever home after moving here five years ago and marrying her husband Kyle, a Powell native. She is originally from New Mexico and attended New Mexico State University where she obtained a degree in Business Management and Marketing. She's currently the Executive Director of Mountain Spirit Habitat For Humanity and has worked with other non-profits for many years. Nikki decided to pursue her interest in real estate and is loving every minute of it! In her spare time, you can find Nikki in the mountains with her family, working on her Master's degree, tackling home improvement projects, or lounging on the couch watching HGTV!