VAIL, Colorado - Longtime Vail Valley resident and luxury real estate specialist Sara Divya has joined Ascent Sotheby's International Realty as an associate broker. Divya, also known as Sara Nott in her childhood, has spent much of her life in the Vail Valley. She brings more than 12 years experience in luxury real estate sales, including several years as one of the top producers for Prudential Colorado Properties in Vail. Her positions with Forbes Real Estate Group in Vail as well as Macarthur & Company Sotheby's International Realty in Kamuela, Hawaii, were instrumental in developing and serving a luxury-based clientele.In addition to her real estate sales experience, Divya's background includes a masters degree in fine art and work as an art consultant as well as former adjunct professor and instructor in drawing and mixed media for the University of Arizona in Tucson and Colorado Mountain College in Vail. "I've known Sara since she was 13 years old when I met her father, who became my first managing broker at Vail Associates Real Estate in 1978," said Craig Denton, VP/Managing Broker for Ascent Sotheby's International Realty. "We are fortunate to have Sara join our accomplished team of brokers and share her tremendous knowledge of Vail and Eagle County history and its real estate opportunities with our clients. Her fine arts background is also ideally suited for our clientele, many of whom share her passion for art," Denton added.For more information, go to www.AscentSIR.com or call 970-476-7944.