Prior to joining Sotheby's 09/01/10, Sam spent ten very productive years on the sales team at Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, AZ, selected as the 2000 Robb Report, "World's Finest Private Golf Community". Individual awards included top home site salesperson & top overall sales, 2000. He joined the Desert Mountain club in 2004. He brings additional premier community experience from award winning Aptos Seascape, Monterrey Bay, California and Sunriver, Oregon. A private pilot, flying most of the clients to the Sunriver airport from California, he became Sunriver's most productive out of state broker. Sam has spent his entire 25 year real estate career matching extraordinary people with extraordinary properties. He is excited about the opportunity to work with the Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Network and can clearly help you and any of your luxury property clients find the right north Scottsdale property. After the San Jose State University Business School, Sam was in sales and marketing at IBM, Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer, before entering the California real estate business at Seascape. Sam and his wife Sue, have lived in North Scottsdale since 1995. Their family includes three adult children. Betsy is an English 2nd Language instructor in the Foreign Student Program at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff with husband Todd and son, 14 month old Jack. John is in the Navy stationed in San Diego at the Coronado Special Warfare Center and Jenny, is part of the Phoenix district management team at Starbucks. Sam is a board member of the Phoenix "Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless" and Sue recently retired as President of the Parent's Association and a twelve-year board member for "Arizona Project Challenge", a program for Arizona "at risk youth". If you would like to contact Sam directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.