Joan Cohen, who has been selling high-end properties in the Beverly Hills area for 12 years, joined Sotheby's International Realty in 1995. A Bel Air resident, Joan was the first broker to join the Sotheby's International Realty Beverly Hills office and specializes in marketing and selling exclusive properties in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Malibu and throughout the Westside. Prior to her real estate career, Joan was a teacher in San Francisco. Upon her relocation to Los Angeles, she became a docent at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Joan earned a bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University in California and went on to do graduate work where she obtained her teaching credential.