New Hire, Real Estate

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Candiss Canady

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest level of service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Candiss Canady to the Camelback Tower Office.

With a strong background in customer service, Candiss is a step ahead in anticipating needs and coming up with creative solutions to best serve her clients.

Candiss has thirteen years of experience in high-level management, business development, operations and project management, business process, change management, communications, and customer service. She was an accomplished manager who understands customer service, detail & the importance of clear communication, ethical standards, and excellent interpersonal skills. The decision to move into an industry that holds a strong passion for her, Real Estate, was the easiest decision she has made in regard to a career change.

She comes from a 10+ year career in high-level recruitment in the Federal space, so the understanding of gauging needs has been developed for many years. Candiss truly enjoy helping others achieve their goals in home ownership, investing, and growing portfolios. As a client, you will get very clear communication and get an agent that is readily available for you.

Candiss is a lovely addition to the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Camelback Tower office. An obvious self starter with unrivaled drive and ambition, she’s a breath of fresh air and we are thrilled to watch her career soar to the next level!

Sherri Monteith, Managing Broker
Significant Sales

Significant Sales: February 2023

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


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 their architectural, cultural, and geographical significance, as well as those involved in the journey.

Enjoy!

Seller Representation:

6514 East Hummingbird Lane | Paradise Valley
Sold for: $5,550,000 | Dual Representation
Seller Representation: Jean-Michel Edery & Frank Aazami
Buyer Representation: David Arustamian & Bill Bulaga
41545 N 101st Place | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,925,000
Seller Representation: Joy Dorvinen
7600 E Highland Road/7650 E Highland Road | Cave Creek
Sold for: $3,000,000
Seller Representation: Debbie Omundsen
11360 E Apache Vistas Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for: $7,100,000
Seller Representation: Barry Conser
11361 E Salero Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,650,000
Seller Representation: Keith Marshall & Kirk Marshall
38 Avenida De Otero | Tubac
Sold for: $960,000
Dual Representation: Michael Connelly
20 Nichols Court | Tubac
Sold for: $560,711
Seller Representation: Gary Brasher & Daniel Ledwidge
50 Calle Solaris | Tubac
Sold for: $488,856
Dual Representation: Gary Brasher & Daniel Ledwidge

8952 W Rosemonte Drive | Peoria
Sold for: $515,000
Seller Representation: Lori Reiland & Lindsey Shoultes
5161 W Brackin Ranch Road | Flagstaff
Sold for: $2,600,000
Dual Representation: Trina Painter, Sharan Winnicki, & Josh Winnicki
4165 Lariat Loop | Flagstaff
Sold for: $1,075,000
Dual Representation: Roseary Lamberson, Shane Randall, & Marie France Dagenais
4200 S Big Sky | Flagstaff
Sold for: $2,525,000
Seller Representation: Shane Randall & Marie France Dagenais
2199 N Fremont Boulevard | Flagstaff
Sold for: $1,280,000
Seller Representation: Trina Painter
20 Crimson Vista Lane | Sedona
Sold for: $4,000,000
Seller Representation: Katrin Themlitz
157 Shadow Mountain Drive | Sedona
Sold for: $1,350,000
Dual Representation: Gila Hager-Sherman
2845 E Camino A Los Vientos | Tucson
Sold for: $1,450,000
Seller Representation: Dawn Jacobs & Will Dingeldin
273 E Rudasill Road | Tucson
Sold for: $900,000
Seller Representation: Thalia Kyriakas
13171 E Saddlerock Road | Tucson
Sold for: $945,000
Dual Representation: Jeff LeBlanc & Chrissy Martinez

Buyer Representation:

  • 27234 N 102nd Street 274 | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $4,385,000
    • Buyer Representation: Bill Bulaga
  • 8276 N 62nd Place | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for: $3,725,000
    • Buyer Representation: Pat Carlton
  • 41918 N 11th Place 19 | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $5,060,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jan Lux
  • 6152 N Las Brisas Drive | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for: $3,950,000
    • Buyer Representation: Michael Johnson
  • 14325 W Maui Lane | Surprise
    • Sold for: $535,000
    • Buyer Representation: Linda Allison
  • 8447 W Behrend Drive | Peoria
    • Sold for: $510,000
    • Buyer Representation: Bobbi Martin
  • 430 Last Wagon Drive | Sedona
    • Sold for: $2,100,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jeanette Sauer
  • 79 Shadow Mountain Drive | Sedona
    • Sold for: $1,477,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jolynn Greenfield
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In the News: February 2023

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Queen Creek Sun-Times: Most luxurious putting green properties in Arizona

New Hire

Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Frank Trifeletti 

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest level of service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Frank Trifeletti to the 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. 

Frank Trifeletti’s passion for real estate goes back more than 40 years. He became interested in real estate investments while flying as a commercial airline pilot where he learned that there are a lot of comparisons that can be made between flying and real estate; As a pilot, people entrusted Frank with their lives. As a real estate professional, they trust him with their livelihoods. Both take a lot of patience, preparation, and problem-solving skills to put together the ideal “flight plan” for success and make sure everyone arrives at their intended destination. 

I am so proud to welcome Frank Trifeletti to the Carefree Office. Having had a distinguished career as a pilot, our clients should benefit from his steady and stable guidance through their real estate journey.

David Friedman, managin Broker


Whether you are buying or selling a home, you can benefit from his expertise in both endeavors. Every situation is unique and Frank approaches it the way with a critical eye. He will ask about your goals. Then, you all will look at your options for buying and selling. Frank will take into account the local market factors, short and long-term trends, and other mark dynamics that will affect your decision. He will use my knowledge and insight to deliver an honest and transparent assessment of your situation. Finally, he will develop the best possible, plan to meet your goal of purchasing a home or setting the optimal selling price for your property. 

Frank has helped many clients purchase and sell their homes over the last 40 years. The smoothest transactions are those in which people are informed educated, and well-prepared for the process. Frank Trifeletti is committed to helping you make sound decisions when buying and selling.  

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Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Erica McCrady

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest level of service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Erica McCrady to the Tucson 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. 

Erica has been blessed to be a Tucson resident for over 50 years! Erica has been in real estate for over 15+ years and has enjoyed every part of her journey. With a strong background in new construction, she strives to educate you on the overall home sales process, including design, mortgage, construction, all the way up to closing, and the delivery of a beautiful home. With her strong success in sales, she will be a leader for you, provide continuous communication and excellent customer service and guide you to home ownership.

Erica lives in Vail with her husband, who is a builder for a national builder, and her daughter, who attends Cienega High school. She enjoys time with her family, camping, and watching sports. Erica would love to work with you to make your real estate goals a reality.

With 16 years of experience as a Top Agent, the Tucson Office of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes Erica McCrady to our Brand.

Will Rose, Managin Broker
Golf, Lifestyle, Real Estate

The Best Putting Green Properties in time for The Phoenix Open

The Waste Management Phoenix Open returns Thursday, February 9th, 2023, to TPC of Scottsdale. With the return of Scottsdale’s highly anticipated Phoenix Open, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is highlighting it’s most unique and luxurious putting green-included properties for sale in Arizona, which offer the perfect locations for exceptional active living.

First up is 11408 E Apache Vistas Dr, listed by Agent Kathleen Lane of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Desert Mountain Office. This single-family estate is located in Scottsdale, Arizona and is listed at $12,500,000.

This Polynesian-inspired residence includes eight bedrooms, ten full bathrooms,12,415 square-feet indoors, and just over three acres of outdoor space. The backyard includes a pool with a slide, a fireplace with plentiful seating. The home is now offered as a package with full golf membership available and its turnkey furnished. Apache Course tee box 13, fairways 14 and 15 unfold before you as well as a beautiful view of the Apache Course at Desert Mountain. 

Next up –a custom-built Mediterranean style home found in the iconic Judson gated neighborhood. Listed at $6,195,000 by Agent Jan Kabbani of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Camelback Tower Office this beautiful estate is located on 6674 E Judson Road in Paradise Valley, Arizona. It includes 7,671-square-feet of living space, one and a half acres of outdoor space, five bedrooms, and five and a half bathrooms. The property comes equipped with a heated pool and spa, a gym, a putting green, and a four-car garage with a separate workshop area.

Now we are off to a 9,700-square-foot resort-like estate located at 4425 N Arcadia Lane in Phoenix, Arizona.  Listed at $6,550,000 by Agent Jennifer Bellinger of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Camelback Tower Office, the main home features two bedrooms and one den/bedroom, and a full bath, while the guest house includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, laundry, and its own garage. The property itself is one and a half acres and includes a putting green as soon as you step outside, as well as a pool, jacuzzi, and tennis court.

Listed at $10,900,000 by agent Bob Hassett of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Pinnacle Peak Office. 6516 N 64th Place, which is located in Paradise Valley, Arizona includes seven bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, and a whopping 17,160 square feet of indoor living space. This property also comes equipped with two game rooms, a gym, an indoor sport court, a movie theatre, a five-hole putting green as well as a pickleball court outside and gorgeous views of both Camelback and Mummy Mountain.

Also rounding out the top putting green homes is this beautiful masterpiece listed at $5,595,000 by agent Dan Wolski of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Desert Mountain Office. 24885 N 90th Way in Scottsdale, Arizona features five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, as well as 6,440 square-feet of indoor living space. This beautiful home also provides the perfect place to host backyard gatherings thanks to a fantastic putting green situated right behind the modern pool and spa, as well as an expansive seating area. 

And finally set your eyes on 8441 E Sorrel Trail in Scottsdale, Arizona. The home, which was brand new in 2022 was listed at $4,300,000 by agent Jay PennyPacker of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Pinnacle Peak Office. This property includes a main home, as well as a guest home, and features six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 5,754-square-feet of indoor living space between the two of them. It also comes equipped with a heated pool and spa, an outdoor kitchen, a putting green, and a roof deck with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

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Real Estate, Significant Sales

Significant Sales: January 2023

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


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 their architectural, cultural, and geographical significance, as well as those involved in the journey.

Enjoy!

Seller Representation:

6659 E Indian Bend Road | Paradise Valley
Sold for $12,000,000
Dual Representation:  Frank Aazami & Jean-Michel Edery
7807 N Calle Caballeros Street | Paradise Valley
Sold for: $7,000,000
Seller Representation: Jessica Jablonski & Geoffrey Jablonski
6207 E Indian Bend Road | Paradise Valley
Sold for: $5,750,000
Dual Representation: Virginia Gee & Gilbert Houseaux
14296 E Kalil Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for: $4,850,000
Seller Representation: Aladin Abdin
7731 Pine Canyon Drive | Flagstaff
Sold for: $1,300,000
Seller Representation: Blake Cain
3035 W Brenda Loop | Flagstaff
Sold for: $628,000
Seller Representation: Trina Painter
5605 E Sunset Boulevard | Flagstaff
Sold for: $950,000
Seller Representation: Josh Winnicki & Sharan Winnicki
7979 E Princess Drive 27 | Scottsdale
Sold for: $1,650,000
Seller Representation: Michael Johnson
21903 N 79th Place | Scottsdale
Sold for: $1,600,000
Seller Representation: Lesley Vann
9415 & 9401 E Aw Tillinghast Road | Scottsdale
Sold for: $6,700,000 | Dual Representation
Seller Representation: Frank Aazami & Dawn Dickinson
Buyer Representation: Kathleen Benoit, Karen Baldwin, Bee Francis, & Madelaine Elfgren
9779 E Reflecting Mountain Way | Scottsdale
Sold for: $4,450,000 | Dual Representation
Seller Representation: James Kolander
Buyer Representation: Kathleen Benoit, Karen Baldwin, Bee Francis, & Madelaine Elfgren
10340 E Groundcherry Lane/39887 N 103rd Way | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,300,000
Seller Representation: Dan Wolski & Mitchell Hundman
36440 N 101st Way | Scottsdale
Sold for: $2,800,000
Dual Representation: Patrick Rice
1177 Morning Star Drive | Tubac
Sold for: $1,560,000
Seller Representation: Gary Brasher & Mike Connelly
17861 Placita De Plata | Sahuarita
Sold for: $200,000
Seller Representation:Gary & Tracey Brasher
4765 Sharp Shooter Way | Prescott
Sold for: $857,000
Seller Representation: Terri Kiffer
20 Overlook Way | Sedona
Sold for: $980,000
Seller Representation: Julie Holt
0 Dancing Apache Rd | Cornville
Sold for: $4,300,000
Duak Representation: Pam Fazzini
16632 N Lago Del Oro | Tucson
Sold for: $3,250,000
Dual Representation: Christina Tierney & Frank Lococo
7281 E Ventana Canyon Drive | Tucson
Sold for: $1,900,000
Seller Representation: Susanne Grogan
3201 E Arroyo Chico | Tucson
Sold for: $1,350,000
Seller Representation: Thalia Kyriakas

Buyer Representation:

  • 37960 N 95th Way | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $3,025,000
    • Buyer Representation: Dan Wolski
  • 4949 E Lincoln Drive 23 | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for $3,225,000
    • Buyer Representation: Cheryl Anderson
  • 8034 E Tecolote Circle | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $3,425,000
    • Buyer Representation: Debbie Omundsen & Susan Foltz
  • 20584 W Walton Drive | Buckeye
    • Sold for: $700,000
    • Buyer Representation: Camden Steele & Patricia Davis
  • 19004 W Medlock Drive | Litchfield Park
    • Sold for: $675,000
    • Buyer Representation: Neal Farrell
  • 733 W Coolidge Street | Phoenix
    • Sold for: $665,000
    • Buyer Representation: Renee Ryan
  • 6449 E Crested Saguaro Lane | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $1,205,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jeanette Sauer
  • 10231 High Plains Trail | Prescott
    • Sold for: $768,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jennifer McMahon and Lee Borst
  • 1616 Arrowleaf Lane | Prescott
    • Sold for: $660,536
    • Buyer Representation: Georgia Myers