The McKinley in Phoenix (Baron Property Services, LLC) is a finalist for the Developers Award – Low/Mid Rise.

       PHOENIX, ARIZONA (April 28, 2021) – Arizona Multihousing Association, the statewide trade group for the apartment industry, has announced the finalists for the 29th Annual AMA/Cox Communications Tribute Awards.

The 2020 Tribute Awards was a virtual event as COVID-19 forced organizations and businesses to lockdown. This year’s event on August 13 will return to an in-person gathering at a Phoenix venue to be announced.

AMA received a record 755 nominations from 33 member companies. Volunteers also donated 700 hours of their time to judge in the initial round.

AMA is the statewide trade association for the apartment industry, representing more than 300,000 rental housing units and 2,300 members in legislative, legal and regulatory matters. The AMA provides services, products, educational programs and networking opportunities to promote ethical, quality rental housing throughout Arizona.

2021 AMA Tribute Awards finalists

 Property Supervisor

  • Greg Flatt, MC Residential
  • Monica Gatlin, PB Bell
  • Bertha Soto, Shelton Residential
  • Ashley Tran, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Denise Trentacosta, MEB Management Service (Tucson)

 Community Manager 1-199

  • Jennifer Bagwell, Monaco at McCormick Ranch, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Christina Carrano, Villa Vita, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Maria Flores, Bungalows on Jomax, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Lauren McCauley, Lex on Central, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Alanna Taylor, The Standard, Greystar Real Estate Partners

Community Manager 200-299

  • Scott Allen, iLuminate/Linear, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Yvettee Oviedo, The Place at Wickertree, MC Residential
  • Brian Parker, Montero at Dana Park, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Lindsay Schultz, Vela, Shelton Residential
  • Chrisman Swanson, The Place at Riverwalk, MC Residential

Community Manager 300+

  • Teresa Garr, San Tan by Baron, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Xenia Higgins, The Ryan, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Stephanie Mathrusse, The Palms on Scottsdale, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Ciera Moraga, The Halsten, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Kim Ritch, Lake View at Superstition Springs, MG Properties

 Community Manager OTV

  • Ruben Chavez, Valley View, Nicolosi & Fitch, Inc.
  • Gina Desisto, Circ Tucson, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Samantha Devoe, The Colony, Greystar Real Estate Partners

Assistant Manager

  • Michelle Alcantar, Biscayne Bay, MG Properties
  • Danny Kwon, Aspire Pinnacle Peak, Weidner Apartment Homes-Arizona
  • Stacey Marek, LakeView at Superstition Springs, MG Properties
  • Rachelle Ralston, Scottsdale Horizon, MG Properties
  • Crystal Summer, Villa Vita, Mark-Taylor Residential

Leasing Consultant

  • John Drown, The Catherine, Security Property Residential
  • Amanda Green, San Lagos, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Andrew Lopez, The Palms on Scottsdale, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Levi Shaw, Copper Falls, P.B. Bell
  • Troy Row, Acero Cooley Station, IDM Apartments AZ, LLC

 Regional Service Supervisor

  • Casey Hale, P.B. Bell
  • Kyle Kik, MG Properties
  • Ricardo Salinas, MC Properties
  • Kris Servidio, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Johani Villanueva, Avanti Residential, LLC

Service Supervisor 1-199

  • Young Baek, Villa Vita, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Thomas Bray, Connect on Union, Western Wealth Communities
  • Elmer Merida, Franmar Manor, MEB Management Services
  • Darin Minemyer, Sunwood, Shelton Residential
  • Michael Pantoja, Avilla Camelback, MEB Management Services

Service Supervisor 200+

  • Andrew Keel, The Halsten, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • Chris Owen, Summerly at Zanjero, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Randy Risley, Visconti at Camelback, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • David Robinson, Cadia Crossing, Olympus Property Management
  • Don Underwood, Sonoran, MG Properties

Service Supervisor OTV

  • John Ayers, Parkcrest, Shelton Residential
  • Christopher Hazlett, Riverstone, HSL Asset Management-Tucson
  • Art Torres, Dakota Canyon, Nicolosi & Fitch, Inc.

Service Technician

  • Joseph Bynum, Elevation Chandler, Olympus Property Management
  • Branden Mondoc, Cielo on Gilbert, Avanti Residential, LLC
  • Stephen Munyon II, Noria Robson Luxury Apartment, P.B. Bell
  • Trevor Terrell, Estate on Maryland Apartments, BH Management Services
  • Mark VanBuren, Tamarron, Shelton Residential


  • Vernice Chavarria, iLuminate, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Cecilia Jones, Residences at 4225, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Elizabeth Lugo, Sonoran Reserve, Scotia Group Management, LLC
  • Jonathan Schuermann, Broadstone Waterfront, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Cheri Stroud, Paradise at P83, P.B. Bell

Best Community Team Prior to 2002

  • Aventerra at Dobson Ranch, BH Management
  • Biscayne Bay, MG Properties
  • The Lex, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Miramonte, P.B. Bell
  • Vaseo, Greystar Real Estate Partners

Best Community Team 2002-2012

  • Ascent at Papago, MG Properties
  • Palm Trails, Avanti Residential, LLC
  • San Tan by Baron, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • San Hacienda, Mark-Taylor Residential
  • The Tamarron, Shelton Residential

Best Community Team 2013-2020

  • Linear iLuminate, Baron Property Services, LLC
  • Optima Sonoran Village, Optima Realty Inc.
  • Paradise at P83, P.B. Bell
  • Summerly at Zanjero, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • The Local, Mark-Taylor Residential

Best Community Team – OTV

  • Aspen Leaf, MEB Management Services
  • Missions at Sentinel Peak, Quarterpenny Management
  • Retreat at Speedway, Weidner Apartment Homes – Arizona

Best Community Team – Student Housing

  • Aspire Tucson, BH Management
  • Paseo on University, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • University Villas at Ironwood, Shelton Residential

Industry Partner of the Year

  • Terry Bridges, Rose Paving, LLC
  • Bry Carter, The Phoenix Staffing
  • Noelia Coria, Kowalski Construction
  • Daniel Vollmer, Blue Steel Security
  • Chris Walker, Law Offices of Scott M. Clark

Industry Partner of the Year – Tucson

  • Tim Furnas, Avalanche Security Solutions
  • Sarah Marcarian-Dabb, Redi Carpet
  • Judy Kirckey-Prohow, Law Offices of Scott M. Clark, P.C.

Volunteer of the Year

  • Mike Johnson, HSL Asset Management-Tucson
  • Rachael Kish, Shelton Residential
  • Luis Verger, Shelton Residential

Volunteer of the Year – Tucson

  • Kimberly Barrow, MEB Management Services
  • Kim Fitch, Nicolosi & Fitch, Inc.
  • Lisa Jones, HSL Asset Management-Tucson

Arizona Executive of the Year

  • Mark Schilling, MEB Management Services
  • Justin Steltenpohl, P.B. Bell
  • Bob Venberg, PEM Real Estate Group

Corporate Employee of the Year

  • Jennifer Baird, HSL Asset Management-Tucson
  • Suzie Christenson, MEB Management Services
  • Ian Dangerfield, Greystar Real Estate Partners
  • Khara House, Bella Investment Group
  • Gianna Negretti, Greystar Real Estate Partners

Developers Award – Garden

  • Acero Cooley Station, IDM Apartments AZ, LLC
  • Copper Falls, P.B. Bell
  • Senderos on South Mountain, MEB Management Services

 Developers Award – Low/Mid Rise

  • Camden North End II, Camden Property Trust
  • Paradise at P83, P.B. Bell
  • The McKinley, Baron Property Services, LLC

Renovated Community of the Year

  • Camelback Flats, BH Management
  • Haven at South Mountain, Shelton
  • San Tan by Baron, Baron Property Services, LLC

Affordable Community of the Year

  • Cottonwood Crossing, Shelton Residential
  • Encore on First West, MEB Management Services
  • Tanner Gardens, MEB Management Services

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