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, commercial land and shopping centers. She is known for her superior market knowledge, integrity, work ethic, creativity and negotiating skills.

She has completed transactions with many national retailers such as Walmart, Costco, Safeway, Fry’s, JCPenney, Sprouts, PGA Superstore, and numerous restaurants and banks as well.

As a leader in the industry, Judi has served as a retail expert on numerous panels, including the National Globe St. Net Lease Conference 2021, in Los Angeles. 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:

Commercial Executive Magazine Women in Power, 2017

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

Finalist for the prestigious Athena Award, 2016.

AZRE Magazine Most Influential Women in CRE, 2015

Real Estate Forum Magazine Women of Influence, 2015

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 in life.

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, and teaches classes at the Salvation Army on a variety of topics.

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

Agent Contact

Office Phone

(480) 750-1215

Cellular Phone

(602) 315-2541

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