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Thomas Ellis, Designated Broker

Clay B. Arnold, GRI, ABR, Associate Broker, Arizona Native, residing for the past 58 years in Metropolitan Phoenix. A Licensed Residential General Contractor since 1987, combining twenty-seven plus years of Arizona construction experience with 24 plus years of real estate licensure. Cum Laude graduate of both Phoenix College and Arizona State University. Regional Property Administrator and Construction Manager for the Resolution Trust Corporation, including oversight of acquisition, management, rehabilitation, and disposition of the combined residential portfolios of ten insolvent Savings and Loan Institutions numbering some eight hundred properties nationwide. Developed and implemented a client relocation system, assisting area newcomers and corporate relocations to and from the Valley of the Sun Member of the Scottsdale, Arizona, and National Associations of Realtors; professional designations – Graduate of Real Estate Institute (GRI), & Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)Member of First United Church of  Christ, UCC Phoenix, Arizona Six-year Veteran Arizona Air National Guard Emphasis on client service professionally applied to specialized fields of Buyer representation in new home construction and resale purchases Metro Phoenix and Historic District resale properties Maximized client profits on properties listed for sale Area and product knowledge, honest, ethical, and professional client representation, combined with personal and individual client service, continue as the basis of Clay’s real estate business plan.

Scott arrived to Phoenix Arizona in 1981 to participate on the management team to open Gosnell Developments 2nd Master planned Resort and Residential community of The Pointe at Tapatio Cliffs. With over 25 years of business experience in contract negotiations, Scott adds the needed value of the services Ellis Arnold provides to insure your Real Estate endeavors are exceeded. Scott’s experience will benefit any of your current or future needs for both Residential & Commercial Sales and Leasing, Buyer and Seller Representation, as well as Due Diligence Analysis along with Real Estate investments. Scott’s repeat business is a testimony to his exceptional business acumen as it is to all real estate professionals.

Veteran Real Estate Broker, Thomas Ellis, founded Ellis/Arnold & Associates LLC in 1990, after spending 25 years managing or owning professional consulting firms in land planning, engineering, surveying and landscape architecture of residential, commercial, industrial and master planned properties. He then brought his vast knowledge of real estate and applied it to consulting for financial institutions. Asset managing and disposition of over $300 million in residential and commercial properties in 3 states; including 300 single family homes and 70 performing and non-performing commercial properties. He has performed site selection, due diligence analysis, zoning and/or site planning for numerous national companies including Wal-Mart, Safeway, KinderCare and Taco Bell. He is a graduate of the University of Houston and has served on the Phoenix Chamber Valley Wide Transit Task Force and the Scottsdale Public Policy Committee. 

GRI, ABR

GRI. ABR, SFR

Clay Arnold, Associate Broker


Scott Lavery, Realtor


Thomas Ellis, Broker/Owner



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