Judi Butterworth

Senior Vice President

Judi Butterworth has been selling and leasing shopping centers for over four decades. Consistently a top producer, Judi covers the full scope of retail transactions including representing tenants and leasing and selling big boxes, out parcels, net leased investments and shopping centers. She is known for her superior market knowledge, integrity, work ethic, creativity and negotiating skills.

As a leader in the industry, Judi has served as a retail expert on numerous panels, and she was also appointed Arizona State Director for the International Council of Shopping Centers for a 3-year term after serving 6 years on the Arizona Committee.

Judi has been involved in the community for many years working on political campaigns, county bond elections and many civic commissions like the Phoenix Zoning Board of Adjustment and Paradise Valley Planning Committee.

Recent awards she has earned include:

Top 25 Businesswomen of the Year – Phoenix Business Journal, 2011

AZRE Magazine Most Influential Women in CRE, 2015

Real Estate Forum Magazine Women of Influence, 2015

Globe St. Real Estate Forum Women of Influence/Standout, 2020

Finalist for the prestigious Athena Award, 2016.

Judi is known for her signature event she started in 1985, Cocktails & Clothes. This annual event collects business attire and raises funds for organizations that help people make a new start like A New Leaf.

About 17 years ago, Judi became involved with the Phoenix Rescue Mission, and she’s since expanded her volunteering to many facets of addiction and homelessness. She is an addiction recovery teacher at the Estrella Jail on Monday nights for PRM, and teaches classes at the Salvation Army on a variety of topics.

She is currently working on a new organization, Erasing the Bars, to create programs for training and placing of men and women coming out of incarceration.

Judi is married to broadcaster Ed Phillips and has one son, Andrew.

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