A principal of an auto dealership, an investor from Oklahoma, a software architect for Microsoft Corp., a Chicago real-estate developer, a chairman of a network-integration company and the president of a window-replacement company are among the buyers and sellers in this week's priciest home sales.
Maureen Dawson of Vancouver, British Columbia, as trustee of the MBG Dawson Trust, paid cash for a 6,588-square-foot home with a pool built in 2004 in Red Rock at the base of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix. The home was sold by John R. O'Malley, managing partner of Camelback Toyota in Phoenix. O'Malley paid $4.65 million for the property in 2006.
Jerry B. Baker, as trustee of the Jerry B. Baker Revocable Trust, paid cash for a 6,128-square-foot home with a pool built in 2006 on the northern side of the Desert Mountain-Renegade Golf Course in Scottsdale. Jerry Baker is an investor from Tahlequah, Okla. The home was sold by Englander Triangle Inc., a Michigan-based corporation in Scottsdale, whose principals are Barrett and Sybil Wayburn.
Christopher W. Brumme and Kathryn L. Brumme, as trustees of the Brumme Family Revocable Trust, purchased an 8,044-square-foot home with a pool built in 1961 in the gated Clearwater Hills enclave in Paradise Valley. Christopher Brumme is a software architect for Microsoft in Redmond, Wash. The home was sold by 4501 Lakeside LLC, whose members are Donald J. Gianone and Kelly Mamoney. Donald Gianone is a real-estate developer in Chicago.
William S. Strang and his wife, Margaret, paid cash for a 4,080-square-foot home with a pool on the northern end of the Silverleaf Club in Scottsdale. William Strang is chairman of NetStar-1, a network-integration company in Rockville, Md. The home was sold by Nicholas A. Cogliani and Lora D. Cogliani as trustees of the Nicholas and Lora Cogliani Family Trust. Nicholas Cogliani is president of Newpro, a family-owned window-replacement business headquartered in Woburn, Mass.
William J. Laule and Deborah J. Wagner paid cash for a new home at Residences at Four Seasons north of Troon Country Club in Scottsdale. Bill Laule, an engineer, was CEO of TI Automotive in Warren, Mich. from 1996 until his retirement in 2008. The home was sold by Privada Development Associates in Scottsdale.
Researched by John McLean and the Information Market.