Leadership Team

Mike Basile

Broker/Owner, CRB, CRS, GRI

Mike Basile, Broker/Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties has been in the real estate business since 1980. Mike holds the professional real estate designations CRB, Certified Brokerage Manager, CRS, Certified Residential Specialist and GRI, Graduate REALTOR® Institute.

Mike is past president of the Montana Association of REALTORS®, has twice been honored as        REALTOR® of the Year, and served as the District Vice President for the National Association of      REALTORS® for a five state region. Mike was previously MLS chair for the Gallatin Association of   REALTORS®. Currently Mike serves as Federal Policy Coordinator for Montana Senator Steve Daines.

In addition to his management duties of Montana’s largest real estate firm, Mike still enjoys brokering commercial and residential transactions for long time clients and new ones alike.

Mike has two grown sons, a golden retriever and coton puppies and plays the guitar in his spare time.

Dan Ermatinger

Broker/Owner, CRB, GRI, SFR

Dan Ermatinger, Broker/Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties moved to Missoula to attend the University of Montana in 1976 and holds a B.S. degree in Wildlife Biology. In 1991, he received his real estate license. Dan holds the professional real estate designations CRB, Certified Residential Broker Manager, GRI, Graduate REALTORS® Institute, and SFR, Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource. He is an active member of the Montana Association of REALTORS®, Forms Committee member and Immediate Past-Chair.

Dan’s primary professional interest is helping people. He enjoys working with his agents and the clients they serve. Dan has been an active member of the Missoula community and served on many professional and private boards over the years. Dan and his wife Darcy have two bright, athletic children and two rambunctious dogs. Together, they enjoy spending time in the great outdoors.

Craig Danenhauer


Craig Danenhauer moved to Bozeman in 1996 to attend Montana State University, earning his Bachelors degree in Finance. He started his career in real estate in 2001 when he assisted a local entrepreneur with the acquisition of two local real estate companies that began Prudential Bozeman Real Estate. Craig has been actively involved in the growth of the company from 1 office and 12 agents in 2001 to 15 offices and over 275 agents in 2019 under the umbrella of two brands including Prudential Real Estate to most recently Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

When Craig is not working, you can find him spending time with his wife and three kids. Whether running in the mountains, playing hockey or golfing, the family is always busy supporting each other in their many endeavors.

Mike Nugent

Sales Manager

Mike Nugent is a life-long Missoulian with strong ties throughout the state of Montana. Mike is the Managing Broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Real Estate in Missoula and overseas the Western Region of BHHSMT in his capacity on the Executive Leadership team of the company statewide. Mike is involved with the real estate industry at every level, including serving as Montana’s representative to the National Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service Issues and Policies Committee, and previously serving on the NAR Risk Management committee. Mike also serves on several state committees including the Montana Association of Realtors Forms Committee. He was the founding President of the Montana Regional MLS and is a past President of the Missoula Organization of Realtors. Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Mike spent most of the previous seven years working in higher education with the division of student affairs at The University of Montana, leaving with the position of Assistant Director of Residence Life.

Mike serves on several Board of Directors throughout the state including the Missoula County United Way, the Missoula Housing Authority, and the Montana Association of Realtors. He and his wife Staci reside in Missoula and have two wonderful children, James and Hannah.