Kent Barker

Personal: Kent moved to Colorado from Dayton, Ohio in 1978 to attend Western State College. During college he played football and enjoyed skiing Crested Butte. He graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Marketing and Business Manangement.

Background: After college Kent moved to Denver and developed an extensive sales background and continued his education. Kent worked for Federal Express for 13 years and pursued an M.B.A. He moved to Vail in October of 1995 and joined the team of Slifer Smith & Frampton where his corporate background, hard work and determination earned him Rookie of the Year honors in 1996. Kent has continued to maintain high production rankings in the company by receiving the prestigious "Eagle Award" as one of Slifer Smith and Frampton's Top Producing Brokers in 2001,2002, 2003, 2004, and in 2009 again received the "Eagle Award" and was recognized as the Top Producing Broker in Cordillera. Topping his long list of achievements, Kent was recently awarded Listor of the year for 2006. Kent has also received his CRS designation, Certified Residential Specialist and GRI, Graduate Realtor Institute. Kent is currently the managing Branch Broker of The Summit Office in Cordillera and specializes in selling real estate not only in Cordillera, where he is a homeowner and club member, but throughout the Vail Valley. Kent is also a homeowner and club member in Desert Mountain.

Activities and Community Services: Kent is the President and Founder of the Vail Polo Club. He enjoys utilizing his string of polo ponies by often showing his customers property on horseback. Some of his other passions are fly fishing, golf and skiing. Kent organizes local polo tournaments to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He also dedicates a weekend in September every year to organize and play in The Make-A-Wish Foundation Polo Tournament in Denver Colorado with his brother Scott. The most rewarding aspect of Kent's real estate career is the opportunity to establish long lasting friendships with his customers.

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  • 672 Webb Peak Edwards, CO 81632 - Image 1

    672 Webb Peak

    Cordillera - The Summit - $6,250,000

    Single Family | MLS # 927023
    6 Beds | 8 Baths | 12,866 +/- sq.ft.

  • 1609 Colorow Road Edwards, CO 81632 - Image 2

    1609 Colorow Road

    Colorow Squaw Creek - $4,400,000

    Single Family | MLS # 928153
    5 Beds | 6 Baths | 5,170 +/- sq.ft.

  • 54 Penny Lane Edwards, CO 81632 - Image 3

    54 Penny Lane

    Cordillera - The Summit - $3,499,990

    Single Family | MLS # 932340
    5 Beds | 7 Baths | 7,626 +/- sq.ft.

  • OPEN Tue 12/18, 3:00PM- 5:00PM

    716 Forest Rd Road # B

    Vail - $14,950,000

    Duplex | MLS # 933829
    6 Beds | 7 Baths | 5,163 +/- sq.ft. Slifer

  • OPEN Tue 12/18, 9:00AM- 5:00PM

    1 Vail Road # 9201

    Vail - $6,800,000

    Condominium | MLS # 932941
    3 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,926 +/- sq.ft. Slifer

  • OPEN Fri 12/21, 2:00PM- 5:00PM

    350 Tall Timber

    Beaver Creek - $6,675,000

    Single Family | MLS # 930010
    7 Beds | 7 Baths | 7,877 +/- sq.ft. Slifer

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