New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Kellie Weatherholt

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Kellie Weatherholt to our Carefree Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

Kellie is a dedicated real estate professional with a genuine passion for both people and the vibrant world of real estate. She finds immense joy in helping her clients navigate the journey of finding their perfect home or moving to their next adventure. For Kellie, it’s not merely about the transactions; it’s about fostering connections and building lifelong relationships. With each client, she strives to understand their unique needs, aspirations, and dreams, guiding them through every step of the process with integrity, competence, and unwavering commitment.

Kellie and her husband moved from California to Scottsdale, Arizona, initially drawn by the allure of golf and Spring Training. However, they soon fell in love with so much more. From the hiking and biking trails, kayaking, and wildlife watching to the food scene, desert bloom, and music venues, they are continually in awe of what their area has to offer. This fusion of her love for people, real estate, and the incredible Sonoran Desert and the Scottsdale area drives her to help her clients discover their piece of paradise in this extraordinary corner of the world.

Kellie’s enthusiasm for Scottsdale is infectious. She’s eager to share her knowledge and passion for the area, ensuring that each client feels at home and finds their own slice of desert paradise. Whether you’re looking for a serene retreat, an active lifestyle, or a vibrant community, Kellie is committed to helping you achieve your real estate goals.

Kellie welcomes the opportunity to earn your business and looks forward to creating lasting relationships with her clients. Her dedication to service, coupled with her deep appreciation for Scottsdale, ensures that your real estate journey will be both enjoyable and successful.

New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR WElcomes Tina Zompetti

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Tina Zompetti to our Carefree Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

Tina Zompetti’s passion for real estate has been a driving force since 2006. Over the years, she has dedicated herself to guiding buyers to their dream homes and assisting sellers in maximizing their property’s value. As a proud member of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty team, Tina is committed to delivering unparalleled service and expertise, ensuring a seamless and successful journey for every client.

Tina’s ultimate goal is to bring happiness and satisfaction to her clients. She starts each day with the desire to create real estate magic, ensuring everyone finds their perfect address. Her deep knowledge of the market, combined with her genuine care for her clients, sets her apart in the industry.

When she’s not immersed in real estate, Tina enjoys a variety of hobbies. She can often be found indulging in horseback riding, hiking, and dancing. Her passion for life extends beyond her professional and personal hobbies; Tina is also dedicated to giving back to her community. She volunteers regularly and helps others achieve their fitness goals as a personal trainer.

Tina Zompetti’s blend of professional dedication and personal passions make her a remarkable figure in the real estate world. Her commitment to her clients, coupled with her love for life and community, ensures that she not only meets but exceeds expectations, creating lasting relationships and finding the perfect homes for her clients.

Tina’s extensive experience as a successful entrepreneur, as well as her ability to bring people together for a common goal, will make her invaluable to her clients. We wholeheartedly welcome Tina to the team !

David FRIEDMAN, MANAGING BROKER
Significant Sales

SIGNIFICANT SALES: April 2024

Throughout the state of Arizona, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has been proud to represent and participate in the following sales for April.

We refer to these as ‘Significant Sales.’ While all of our transactions are genuinely significant, we hope you enjoy discovering these unique homes based not only on price but also on their architectural, cultural, and geographical significance, as well as those involved in the journey.

Enjoy!

Seller Representation

38 Sierra Vista Lane | Tubac
Sold for $765,000
Dual Representation: Gary Brasher & Mindy Maddock
20631 Marsh Station Rd | Vail
Sold for $615,000
Dual Representation: Jim Cathey & Gary Brasher
5501 E San Miguel Avenue | Paradise Valley
Sold for $6,750,000
Dual Representation: Cheryl D’Anna & Virginia Gee
630 Rhapsody Road | Sedona
Sold for $1,550,000
Dual Representation: Jacque Weems, Rainey Highley & Denise Lerette
10450 Plumeria Rd | Tucson
Sold for $655,000
Seller Representation: Gary Brasher
21039 N 102nd St | Scottsdale
Sold for $10,400,000
Seller Representation: Tracey Gray
6126 E Joshua Tree Lane | Paradise Valley
Sold for $13,100,000
Seller Representation: Joe Bushong & Grant Almquist
6210 E Hummingbird Lane | Scottsdale
Sold for $6,100,000
Seller Representation: Cionne McCarthy
23779 N 91st Street | Scottsdale
Sold for $5,685,000
Seller Representation: Mark Thomas & Shawna Perkins
8833 E Rosedale Circle | Mesa
Sold for $1,710,000
Seller Representation: Mary Wolf-Bree & Cindi DeWine
3250 E Cedar Drive | Chandler
Sold for $1,588,000
Seller Representation: Melissa Kalinowski
820 E Desert Flower Lane | Phoenix
Sold for $1,090,000
Seller Representation: Chris Tiller
16025 N 53rd Street | Scottsdale
Sold for $1,050,000
Seller Representation: Mary Wolf-Breen
6440 N Thimble Pass | Tucson
Sold for $2,800,000
Seller Representation: Susanne Grogan & Matt Grogan
3540 E Calle Puerta de Acero | Tucson
Sold for $2,800,000
Seller Representation: Thalia Kyriakas
6293 N Desert Moon Loop | Tucson
Sold for $1,950,000
Seller Representation: Marta Harvey
5991 N Sabino Shadow Lane | Tucson
Sold for $1,895,000
Seller Representation: Judy Smedes & Kate Herk
1219 W Lil Ben Trail | Flagstaff
Sold for $707,000
Seller Representation: Kristina Webb
2325 N Oakmont Drive | Flagstaff
Sold for $497,000
Seller Representation: Angela Davis
15990 N Kenobi Trail | Prescott
Sold for $2,000,000
Seller Representation: Linda Wood
14845 N Hazy Swayze Lane | Prescott
Sold for $1,222,000
Seller Representation: Linda A. Wood & Chris Wood
15 Tourmaline Trail 48 | Sedona
Sold for $4,250,000
Seller Representation: Gila Hager-Sherman
227 Les Springs Drive | Sedona
Sold for $1,800,000
Seller Representation: Jeanette Sauer & Ed Pennington
40 Northern Shadows Lane | Sedona
Sold for $2,531,000
Seller Representation: Jeanette Sauer & Ed Pennington
155 Deer Trail Drive | Sedona
Sold for $1,440,000
Seller Representation: Jacquee Weems & Rick Baker
19889 N 85th Drive | Peoria
Sold for $515,000
Seller Representation: Lindsey Shoultes & Lori Reiland
10538 E Palo Brea Drive 21A | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,225,000
Dual Representation: Ranee Jacobus & Joy Dorvinen
34532 N 79th Way | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,040,000
Seller Representation: Stacy Paluscio, Courtney Woods Olson, & Darcy Whalen
13xxx W Glendale Avenue | Glendale
Sold for $2,400,000
Seller Representation: Anjeleigh Trefz
38300 N 102nd Street 404 | Scottsdale
Sold for $7,700,000
Dual Representation: Cheryl D’Anna, Kathleen Benoit, Bee Francis, & Maddi Elfgren,
42243 N 112th Place | Scottsdale
Sold for $7,400,000
Dual Representation: Kathleen Benoit, Bee Francis, & Maddi Elfgren
5501 E San Miguel Avenue | Paradise Valley
Sold for $6,750,000
Dual Representation: Cheryl D’Anna & Virginia Gee
9927 E Chiricahua Pass | Scottsdale
Sold for $5,000,000
Dual Representation Dan Wolski & Shawn Chappel
0 North 72nd St | Cave Creek
Sold for $5,000,000
Seller Representation: Dave Pattison & Rose Dennison
27339 N 103rd Way | Scottsdale
Sold for $4,700,000
Dual Representation: Debbie Negrin, Will Foote, & Jay Pennypacker

Buyer Representation

  • 23702 N Dobson Rd | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $5,145,000
    • Buyer Representation: Josie Pakula
  • 7414 E Lower Wash Pass | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $3,695,000
    • Buyer Representation: Lisa Lucky, Matt Lucky, & Laura Lucky
  • 9397 E Sundance Trail | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $3,550,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jenny Leahy
  • 7835 N Ironwood Drive | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for $14,000,000
    • Buyer Representation: Cheryl Anderson
  • 7611 N Mockingbird Lane 8 | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for $5,750,000
    • Buyer Representation: Bill Bulaga & Frank Aazami
  • 2651 S Cottonrose Lane Lot 10 | Flagstaff
    • Sold for $1,218,107
    • Buyer Representation: Blake Cain & Laura Briggs
  • 1219 W Lil Ben Trail | Flagstaff
    • Sold for $740,000
    • Buyer Representation: Samantha Field
  • 15434 W Miramonte Court | Peoria
    • Sold for $855,000
    • Buyer Representation: Renee Ryan
  • 16409 W Alameda Road | Surprise
    • Sold for $710,000
    • Buyer Representation: Mary Beth Cline
  • 14300 W Wilshire Drive | Goodyear
    • Sold for $700,000
    • Buyer Representation: Renee Ryan
    • 10040 E Happy Valley Rd 422 | Scottsdale
      • Sold for $4,625,000
      • Buyer Representation Nancy Sertich, Dena Bullard, Tim Floor, & Shawn Rimer
New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Shannon Pettitt

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Shannon Pettitt to our Pinnacle Peak Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

Scottsdale is more than just a city—it’s a lifestyle, a community, and for Shannon, it’s home. With a passion for all things real estate, Shannon embodies the essence of luxury living and unparalleled service. Joining Russ Lyon was a natural choice for her, as it aligned perfectly with her commitment to providing her clients with an impeccable luxury experience.

For Shannon, the cornerstone of her profession is ensuring the happiness of her clients. She understands that buying or selling a home is one of the most significant decisions in a person’s life, and she won’t rest until she’s delivered results that exceed expectations. Her philosophy is simple yet powerful: while business is important, people are even more so.

Listening is Shannon’s superpower. She takes the time to truly understand her clients’ wants, needs, and personal goals, guiding them through every step of the real estate journey with expertise and care. Whether you’re searching for your dream home or selling your current one, Shannon is committed to making the process seamless and stress-free.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Shannon is an active member of the Scottsdale community. Whether she’s enjoying brunch in Old Town or volunteering at the Humane Society, you’ll often find her lending a helping hand and spreading positivity wherever she goes. Don’t hesitate to say hi if you see her around—she loves meeting new people and forging lasting connections.

With Shannon by your side, you’re not just getting a real estate advisor; you’re gaining a trusted friend who will be there long after the keys to your dream home have been handed over or your current home changes hands. Get ready to embark on a real estate journey like no other with Shannon as your guide.

New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Lynnsey Pappa

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Lynnsey Pappa to our Camelback Tower Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

In the vibrant tapestry of Arizona’s real estate scene, Lynnsey Pappa stands out as a beacon of expertise and dedication. With a background rich in artistic expression and educational endeavors, Lynnsey’s journey into real estate began eight years ago when she made Arizona her permanent home, drawn by its unparalleled beauty, topography, and culture.

Inspired by her mother’s legacy, Lynnsey embraced a new chapter in her life, becoming a licensed real estate professional. Her path took an unexpected turn when she fell in love with an architect and contractor, igniting a passion for the intricacies of property and design. Together with her husband, they embarked on the exciting venture of purchasing land to build their dream home, fueling Lynnsey’s enthusiasm for providing others with the same opportunity.

Specializing in the East Valley, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, and beyond, Lynnsey represents buyers and sellers across all price points. Her affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty reflects her commitment to excellence, as she proudly serves her community with unparalleled professionalism and a reputation for luxury living that spans the globe.

As a Real Estate Advisor, Lynnsey’s dedication to her clients knows no bounds. Armed with local market expertise, a vast global network, and industry-leading resources, she navigates the buying, selling, and investing process with efficacy, care, and the highest caliber of service. From land acquisition to final form, Lynnsey is there every step of the way, ensuring her clients’ dreams become a reality.

In Lynnsey Pappa, clients find not just a real estate advisor but a trusted partner and guide, dedicated to delivering unparalleled results and exceeding expectations. With her by your side, the journey to your dream home is sure to be as seamless and rewarding as possible.

Sometimes you meet someone and you know they have a place they belong. Russ Lyon | Sotheby’s International Realty is without a doubt the perfect match with Lynnsey. She’s classy, bright and genuine. She’s a fine representation of all that our brand encompasses.

-Sherri Monteith, Managing broker

New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Tony Scaffide

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Tony Scaffide to our Carefree Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

In 2021, Tony made a life-changing decision to purchase a home in the picturesque Cave Creek area of Arizona. Since then, he’s fallen in love with the desert landscape and vibrant lifestyle that the state has to offer.

With 18 years of experience in the real estate market, Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Having worked with Jackson Hole Sotheby’s in Wyoming, he’s no stranger to the intricacies of the industry. Now, he’s excited to bring his expertise to the Arizona market.

Tony’s background includes a diverse range of properties, from luxury estates to equestrian properties and commercial spaces. His extensive experience has given him a deep understanding of what it takes to successfully unite buyers and sellers.

But Tony’s passion extends beyond the boardroom. As a devoted father, he spends his winters in Arizona with his youngest daughter, immersing himself in the local rodeo scene. You might catch him cheering on participants at barrel races, roping events, and reigning competitions.

When he’s not soaking up the Arizona sun, Tony enjoys exploring the desert terrain through hiking and off-roading adventures. And in the summer months, he heads back to Wyoming to support his oldest daughter as she pursues her law degree on the east coast.

What sets Tony apart is his unwavering attention to detail, strong negotiation skills, and genuine desire to help his clients achieve their real estate dreams. His dedication to excellence makes him a valuable asset to the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty team.

Whether you’re in the market for your dream home or looking to sell your property, Tony is ready to guide you every step of the way. With his expertise and passion for real estate, you can trust that you’re in good hands.

Tony’s horse and ranch experience in Jackson, WY – along with his attention to detail – will serve his clients well in Arizona. Welcome, Tony!

David Friedman, Managing broker
New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcome Clayton Echard

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Clayton Echard to our Camelback Tower Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

Meet Clayton Echard: a former collegiate and professional athlete, known for his time with the Seattle Seahawks and his role as a lead on ABC’s The Bachelor. But there’s more to Clayton than just his athletic prowess and reality TV fame. He’s also a passionate advocate for fitness and mental health.

Beyond the glitz and glamour of television, Clayton has found a new calling in the world of real estate advising. But for him, it’s not just about closing deals; it’s about building meaningful connections and fostering healthy relationships.

Having experienced the highs and lows of life, Clayton understands the importance of addressing mental health issues. He’s dedicated to destigmatizing these topics, both nationally and within his local community. By sharing his own journey and embracing authenticity, Clayton aims to establish trust and connection with those around him.

In his interactions with clients, Clayton prioritizes transparency and vulnerability. He believes in active listening and learning from others’ experiences, ensuring that his clients feel supported every step of the way. With Clayton, there are no surprises; what you see is what you get.

Through his work in real estate, Clayton strives to provide peace of mind to his clients. Whether he’s helping them find their dream home or guiding them through the selling process, Clayton’s commitment to authenticity and integrity shines through.

In Clayton Echard, you’ll find more than just a real estate advisor – you’ll find a genuine partner dedicated to your well-being and success.

Meeting Clayton for the first time was like a visit with a longtime friend. His easy going nature and approachable style make you want to be in his presence immediately. We are excited to pair his long term goals with our brand and watch the business grow!

Sherri Monteith, managing broker
New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Barbara Monroe

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Barbara Monroe to our Carefree Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

In the world of luxury real estate, finding the perfect home or buyer requires more than just a listing. It demands a partner who understands your unique needs, lifestyle, and the intricacies of high-end properties. This is where Barbara Ann Monroe steps in – a seasoned real estate professional with a passion for excellence and a wealth of experience in the luxury market.

With over two decades of experience as a licensed realtor and a Luxury Home Specialist accredited by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Barbara brings unparalleled expertise to every transaction. Her extensive training, marketing savvy, and global network ensure that her clients receive nothing short of elite service when it comes to buying or selling luxury properties.

But Barbara’s dedication to her clients goes beyond mere transactions; it’s rooted in her deep connection to the Phoenix Metropolitan area, where she has been a proud resident for many decades. Her background in education, construction, and telecommunications has afforded her invaluable insights into the region’s growth and development, making her a trusted advisor for those looking to navigate its dynamic real estate landscape.

One of Barbara’s greatest strengths lies in her ability to forge meaningful connections within the community. As a member of various networking and social groups, including AmSpirit and New Yorkers Living in Scottsdale, she not only expands her professional reach but also fosters a sense of camaraderie among fellow residents and newcomers alike.

Barbara’s holistic approach to real estate is further enhanced by her expertise in home remodeling and renovation. With a keen eye for design and a vast knowledge of high-end products and construction materials, she offers her clients a comprehensive package that ensures success at every stage of the real estate journey.

Trust, integrity, communication, dedication, and transparency are the cornerstones of Barbara’s business philosophy. As a respected member of the Scottsdale Association of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS®, and a Certified Luxury Home Specialist®, she is committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and service excellence.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Barbara finds joy in traveling, camping with her husband, and indulging in genealogical research. She is also an active member of the Cave/Creek Carefree Italian-American Club, where she contributes to the vibrant cultural tapestry of her community.

For Barbara, real estate isn’t just a career – it’s a passion fueled by her love for people and her dedication to building lasting relationships. Whether you’re searching for your dream home or seeking guidance in your real estate endeavors, Barbara Ann Monroe is the trusted partner you can rely on to make your vision a reality.

Barbara’s experience in Arizona higher education, her intelligence and her compassion will serve her clients well. We are excited to have Barbara join the team here at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

David Friedman, Managing Broker