About Us:

Joni Head ShotJoni Taylor

Joni Taylor has been a top producer in the Vail Valley for over 30 years and has successfully sold over $2 billion in real estate in the Vail Valley. Her vast knowledge of the real estate market, integrity and great attention to detail has kept her in the forefront of Vail’s Top Real Estate Brokers. Beginning her real estate career with Prudential/Gore Range Properties, Joni enjoyed the success of being the number one sales agent in the Vail/ Lionshead office. She then spent the next 10 years as the number one selling broker of high-end real estate at Ron Byrne and Associates, also in Vail Village. In 2001, Joni and Johannes Faessler, owner of the World Class Sonnenalp Resort, founded Sonnenalp Real Estate. Thus establishing an astute partnership based on the unparalleled reputation of the Sonnenalp Resort with Joni’s vast knowledge of the Vail Real Estate market. Joni sold Sonnenalp Real Estate in 2009 to prepare for her solo debut: Announcing Joni Taylor & Company Real Estate. True to her reputation, Joni will represent the finest clientele, from throughout the world, assisting them in the purchase and sales of the Vail Valley’s most distinguished homes.

malia headshot webMalia Cox Nobrega

Having grown up in the Vail Valley, Malia moved to the area as a young girl in 1979 where she attended elementary through high school.  She continued on to obtain a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from University of Colorado in Boulder, and earned her law degree (JD) from the University Of Denver Sturm College of Law where she finished 6th out of 254 students in her class.

Malia chose to no longer actively practice law in 2002, changing her career from law practice to real estate when she moved back to the Vail Valley to start a family with her husband Jay Nobrega. She and her husband purchased Malia’s family real estate brokerage firm and property management company, Crossroads Realty, which has operated in Vail since the 1970´s.  They then sold Crossroads Realty’s Property Management Company in 2014 allowing Malia to fully focus on luxury real estate sales and join LIV Sotheby’s International Realty in the Vail Valley. In her first year Malia was the 9th producer in Vail based upon sales volume and is known as one of the most “tech savvy” Realtors.   As a Regent for LuxuryRealEstate.com and the exclusive broker for Haute Residence Luxury Real Estate Network for the Vail Valley, Malia is armed with an array of powerful, exclusive marketing tools and solutions to showcase her listings to targeted elite buyers worldwide.

Malia and her husband own Vail Construction Group, a luxury residential general contracting company and also own a local luxury millwork shop, Vail Millworks.  They have two children, Dylan (13) and Logan Nobrega (8). They have been members of the Cordillera Golf Club since 2006, are members of the Vail Gondola Club, and are Future Founders members of the Vail Valley Foundation.