The Best Realtors in Phoenix


Article by City Lifestyle

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How We Choose: Our Criteria for the Best Businesses

Looking for quality realtors in the Phoenix area?

It’s not easy identifying the best local companies, even if you’ve lived in the same city your whole life.

Don’t worry, we got you covered.

Using metrics from major local directories like Google and working with our local networks to factor in offline characteristics like local reputation, quality of services and other anecdotal evidence we’ve gathered the top businesses in Phoenix in one easy list for you.

Find and support your favorite local realtors with this exclusive guide today!

Andrew Bloom (BVO - Keller Williams)

Andrew Bloom of Keller Williams Realty has more than 26 years of experience in real estate. He and David Van Omen founded the BVO Luxury Group and grew it into an incredible team of more than 30 agents. His experience finding and selling homes for 3,000 families in Arizona  has turned him into a great resource for anyone looking to buy or sell in Paradise Valley, Phoenix, or Scottsdale.

The Amy Jones Group (Keller Williams)

The Amy Jones Group is a dedicated group of professionals who take client care to the next level. The firm has served the Valley for the past decade, helping hundreds of families buy and sell homes. The all-female powerhouse group, led by Mindy Jones Nevarez, strives to educate and empower its clients with the information they need about the local market.

Michael Domer (Walt Danley Christie's International Real Estate)

Mike Domer is the team leader of the Mike Domer Group, and he serves the Scottsdale multimillion housing market. He has 40 years of experience, and for the last 9 of those years, he was the sole selling agent for half of the homes that cost $8 million and more in Scottsdale. 

Janine Igliane (Keller Williams Realty East Valley)

Janine Igliane and The Home Selling Team have earned several awards for their accomplishments, including the No. 1 Top Producing Agent in Gilbert by BREA Awards, America's Best-Selling Real Estate Agents by Zillow and Real Trends and more. With an unrivaled understanding of the local market, Janine and her team are able to execute outstanding real estate transactions with exceptional service.

Cathy Carter (RE/MAX Alliance Group)

Cathy Carter is an award-winning real estate agent who has been in the business since 1994. She is passionate about going above and beyond for her clients to ensure they are satisfied. Cathy's wealth of market knowledge, combined with her dependability, makes the entire real estate transaction process smooth and enjoyable.

The Sloat Group (Realty One Group)

As a top-producing real estate group in Phoenix, the main priority of The Sloat Group is to provide outstanding customer service to its clients. Principal Mark Sloat and his team of experts offer unparalleled knowledge of the market and use cutting-edge technology for the most effective marketing. The Sloat Group understands that clients have demanding schedules, which is why these experts have 24//7 availability.

Melanie Nemetz Team (KW Integrity First)

Melanie Nemetz has been in the real estate industry for more than a decade. Her attention to detail, strategic marketing strategies and strong negotiation skills have earned her numerous awards. She has had the pleasure of working with several repeat clients as well as clients who were referred to her—the biggest testament to Melanie's expertise in her field.

Joan Levinson (Realty ONE Group)

In 2020, Joan Levinson was ranked by Newsweek as the top realtor for Arizona and 51st in the entire country. She serves the Paradise Valley area, not only with her real estate expertise, but also with her time as a town advisor. She has lived in Paradise Valley for 30 years and also specializes in real estate in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Arcadia.

Eric T Fellows (Realty ONE Group)

Eric Fellows of Realty ONE Group works in Scottsdale and prides himself on keeping up with real estate trends in his specific area of Arizona. He is regularly out in the community researching and gaining new knowledge. One of the best things about Eric is his customer service and attention to his clients’ needs.

Lisa Roberts (Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)

In her seven-year career, Lisa Roberts has closed over 300 transactions, with a focus on luxury homes. She works with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty and is also one of the tour directors on the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors’ Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour. In 2016, Phoenix Business Journal ranked her as one of their top 35 realtors.

James Wexler (Jason Mitchell Real Estate)

James Wexler is proud to be acknowledged as Arizona’s #1 Ranked Selling Realtor. He works with Jason Mitchell Real Estate in Scottsdale, selling more homes in the state of Arizona than 99.9% of all other agents. Wexler himself has been endorsed by such celebrities as Barbara Corcoran and Sean Hannity. He promotes his use of technology as making listings visible to as many buyers as possible, resulting in homes selling well and quickly. 

Jason Mitchell Real Estate

Jason Mitchell founded The Jason Mitchell Group in 2006 and has since sold more than 8,000 homes. His clients give raving reviews as he has a 97% satisfaction rate, and 90% of his business comes from his previous clients’ referrals. In 2019, he was awarded the title of Arizona’s Most Influential Millennial.

Chris Karas (Launch Realty)

Christopher Karas is the founder and president of The Karas Group, which serves Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arcadia, Biltmore and more high-end areas of Phoenix. His team’s largest sale in the fourth quarter of 2020 was a Paradise Valley home on Yucca Road sold for $20,900,000. Another home in Nauni Valley Ranch sold for $18,000,000.

Herbert Budwig (Realty ONE Group)

Herb Budwig is the founder of the Budwig Team for Realty ONE Group. While the team’s rankings in sales are impressive, what is especially notable about the Budwig Team is their dedication to clients and the people living in Arizona. They regularly participate in events to raise money for Feed My Starving Children, and they even host their own Turkey Drive each year for Arizona’s The CareFund.

Jamie Wong (RE/MAX Fine Properties)

Jamie Wong has been working in luxury real estate since 1998. She currently works in real estate sales in Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. In Flagstaff, she is the managing broker, both recruiting and training new agents. Jamie prides herself on her integrity and work ethic for guiding her this far in her career.

Johnathan De Young (Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)

Johnathan De Young is a specialist in fine luxury real estate for Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. He works in Paradise Valley Scottsdale, and Phoenix. He is proud of his relationships with buyers and sellers, focusing on both discretion and loyalty. He keeps the number of his concurrent clients low so that he can devote plenty of time and attention to each individual he works with.

Julie Pelle - Realty ONE Group

Julie Pelle has lived in Paradise Valley for 33 years and began her work in real estate 12 years ago. Most of her clients are referred to her from her large network of satisfied customers, and she has received many different real estate rewards from 2014 to 2017, and her business only continues to thrive.

Robert Joffe - Launch Real Estate

Robert Joffe, founder and associate broker of The Joffe Group, has been a salesman since his teens. He has now worked in real estate for 37 years, and his company is in the top 1% of real estate agencies in the United States. His neighborhoods include Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arcadia, and Biltmore.

Laura Lester (Silverleaf Realty)

Laura Lester of Silverleaf Realty has worked in real estate for more than 26 years, and she began her career at Silverleaf Realty in 2008. Her personal sales make up over $250 million. Laura has expert knowledge of the market in North Scottsdale and is proud to specialize in the DC Ranch and Silverleaf areas. 

Josh and Morgan (MoJo - Realty ONE Group)

Josh Hintzen and Morgan Hodges are the associate brokers of The MoJo Team, which has served Ahwatukee, Carefree, Cave Creek, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe since 2004. Josh is the team leader and was both born and raised in Phoenix. Morgan has been working in Arizona real estate for more than 15 years and prides himself on his negotiation skills to get you nothing but the best.

Kristy Ryan (RE/MAX Fine Properties)

Kristy Ryan grew up in the Paradise Valley/Scottsdale areas and has an extensive knowledge of the real estate market across Phoenix. She works for RE/MAX Fine Properties, where she has been awarded the spot of 35th top producing individual agent for RE/MAX across the country and the number one top producing individual agent for RE/MAX in Arizona.

Mike Lehman (Silverleaf Realty)

Mike Lehman began his career as a marketing and public relations assistant for the Minnesota Vikings in 1990. He found his passion for real estate only 8 years later and has been working in sales ever since. Mike has been with Silverleaf Realty since 2002, and he now is one of the leading agents for resale in North Scottsdale.

Mike Sweeney (Silverleaf Realty)

Silverleaf Realty hails their Designated Broker, Mike Sweeney, as one of north Scottsdale’s best real estate agents. In his time at Silverleaf Realty, Mike has found great success with marketing custom homes and homesites as well as in luxury sales. He also uses his experience to consult with land developers, advising on marketing strategies and trends, product positioning, and pricing. 

Andrew Beardsley (Silverleaf Realty)

Andrew Beardsley is a sales associate at Silverleaf Realty. He works in Scottsdale with all product types, from spec homes and homesites to resale and build-to-suit. Andrew takes pride in his extensive experience and financial expertise. Phoenix Business Journal named him as one of 2018’s top producing real estate agents. 

Cheryl Anderson (Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)

Cheryl Anderson works with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty and specializes in Paradise Valley. A longtime resident of the Valley herself, Cheryl has worked in real estate for 24 years. She was ranked as one of Arizona’s Top 25 Agents by Real Trends. Cheryl is passionate about fostering good connections between her sellers and buyers. 

Tami Henderson (Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)

Tami Henderson has cultivated many years of experience as a real estate agent. She is currently with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty in Scottsdale. She has offered Professional Real Estate Industry assistance as well as training to the FBI, Escrow Officers, Business Development Managers, and more. Tami is dedicated to ensuring her clients receive only the best quality of service. 

Scott Grigg (Realty Executives)

Scott Grigg has 18 years of experience working in real estate. In 2009, he founded the Grigg’s Group and is now working with Realty Executives as well as being a member of the Paradise Valley Luxury Home Association. His speciality is luxury homes, and he is ranked among the top 1% of Luxury Realtors. He has received many honors and awards, including being named Arizona’s top producing agent under 40 years old. 

Bobby Leib (HomeSmart Phoenix)

Bobby Leib works in Central Phoenix real estate with HomeSmart Phoenix. He has been working with HomeSmart since 2011 and has consistently been their number one realtor. Over his 28 year career, Bobby has sold over 1,800 homes. He also founded the Elite Group, HomeSmart’s top producing division. Maintaining strong, trustworthy relationships with his clients is of the utmost importance to Bobby. 

Joseph Scalia (Realty Executives Phoenix)

Joseph Scalia is an agent with Realty Executives Phoenix. He has many years of experience, with a focus on single family homes in Phoenix, as well as condos. Joseph sold a home recently for $3,875,000 and sold another home in just 21 days. His listings can sell for twice the price of an average home in his area. 

Cionne McCarthy (Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)

Cionne McCarthy is in Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Top 1% of All Agents. She has over 30 years of experience and has received numerous awards and recognition. In 2018, RealTrends ranked her seventh of Arizona individual agents, based on Sales Volume. Cionne is dedicated to providing her clients with topnotch service. 

Bruno Arapovic (HomeSmart Phoenix)

Bruno Arapovic is a celebrated real estate agent with HomeSmart Phoenix. He has 17 years of experience and has been ranked the number one realtor in Arizona by RealTrends for units sold in 2018 and 2019. He is proud to sell over 20 times more real estate as well as eight days faster than the average agent. 

Deborah Beardsley (Silverleaf Realty)

Deborah Beardsley is an associate broker with Silverleaf Realty. She has been declared the number one residential real estate agent ranked by total dollar volume in both 2015 and 2016 by Phoenix Business Journal. Deborah specializes in Scottsdale luxury real estate. She also consults on speculative homes and new products with architects, builders, and clients. 

Aaron Benson (Realty ONE Group)

Aaron Benson is a Scottsdale real estate agent with Realty ONE Group. He has sold over 8,000 properties, with an average sale price of $459,541. A lifelong resident of Arizona, he has been named a Leading Top Producer for seven years. His sales rank in the top 1% of Realty ONE Group’s agents internationally. 

Ted Petersen (Launch Real Estate)

Ted Petersen of Launch Real Estate began his career in publishing, working for impressive sports publications such as GQ. He moved to Arizona in 2001, and in 2012, Ted started his own business, SportStar Relocation. While relocating athletes to Arizona, Ted grew his real estate business and uses his sports knowledge to help him find the best luxury homes for his athlete clientele.

Keith and Angie Bolognese (TopComp Homes)

Keith and Angie Bolognese work with TopComp Homes in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. In addition to being a real estate agent, Keith Bolognese has worked on Wall Street. He has 20 years of finance experience and 12 years of real estate experience. He specializes in fix and flips as well as single family rentals. Angie Bolognese has worked in both real estate and interior design. She is passionate about social media marketing. 

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