The PowerList

Feb 25, 2022


BOARD PRESIDENT ARIZONA HOUSING, INC. Howard Epstein is a Phoenix-based Bank of America executive who specializes in real estate assets and sales. He is the board president of Arizona Housing, Inc., a nonprofit that works closely with homeless shelters and other related providers to work toward creating permanent, affordable and supportive housing for people experiencing […]

Feb 25, 2022


AGENT CALDWELL BANKER Over the past two decades, Scottsdale Realtor Paula Serven has taken an active role in advocating for the industry while also receiving accolades and recognition from her peers for her work. She is a past president of both the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors and Arizona Association of Realtors and currently serves […]

Feb 25, 2022


CEO OPTIMA David C. Hovey Sr. has overseen the construction of 6,000 condominium and apartment units in the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Chicago areas since he founded Optima in 1978, according to his company profile. Hovey set out to make the best use of development, design and construction within one company. Some of the company’s signature […]

Feb 25, 2022


2022 PRESIDENT ARIZONA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS Gary Nelson is a longtime Realtor in Flagstaff, the city he has called home his whole life. Nelson has represented homebuyers and sellers in Flagstaff and the surrounding area since 1994, and currently runs the Gary Nelson Group. This year, he’s serving as the president of the 54,000-member Arizona […]

Feb 25, 2022


SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MARKET LEADER SOUTHWEST REGION RYAN COMPANIES With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Molly Ryan Carson takes the lead on several of Ryan Companies’ real estate development teams and business development endeavors. She joined the company, which was founded by her great-grandfather, as a laborer, working summers through her […]