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About Us

A Strong
Foundation

Built on Honesty

We believe that one of the most important qualities we can offer to both tenants and owners alike is honesty. Honesty is the foundation of every activity that we engage in and every decision that we make on a daily basis. We are constantly striving to make sure that our employees are honest and ethical in all interactions with residents. If a mistake should unfortunately occur, it is our policy to both acknowledge them and correct them immediately. We believe that our core guiding principles allow us to deliver not only a higher level of customer service, but also an unparalleled level of respect to each and every resident and future resident that walks through our door.

Our Philosophy & Guiding Principles

There are many qualities important to a company’s success. At AZ 1st, we follow a set of guiding principles that form the character of our organization. All AZ 1st employees understand these values and guarantee that they are upheld each and every day.

Honesty

Honesty is the foundation for all activities. AZ 1st employees are honest and ethical. When mistakes happen, we acknowledge them and correct them immediately.

Teamwork

We support and help one another in a team environment.

Attitude

We are courteous, friendly and helpful at all times. We strive to have fun and enjoy our work.

Respect

We show respect for each other and for everyone we come into contact with while performing our duties.

Customer Service

We provide outstanding service to all of our clients, from owner to resident. We respond to all calls and inquiries, promptly and politely. We are accountable to our commitments. We continually update knowledge and professional training to maintain skills necessary to deliver the highest standards of service.

Corporate Staff

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Ann Diaz

Owner/Designated Broker

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Stacey Allis

Director of Operations

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James Crowder

Director of Operations, Small Property Portfolio

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Alicia Trujillo

Corporate Office Manager

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Alma Gonzalez

Corporate Brand Manager

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Annahi Sicairos

Accounts Payable Manager

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Ann Diaz

Owner/Designated Broker

Ann has been actively been managing real estate in Tucson since 1998. She came to Tucson to manage properties owned by her family. Starting her career as an "owner manager" has given her a unique perspective as a property manager as she truly takes "ownership" of the assets managed by AZ 1st Realty Management. She understands that success can only be achieved through a true partnership with her clients. She instills the same "ownership" attitude in all her team members which has benefitted AZ 1st with the loyalty and longevity of both clients and employees. Ann graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Business Administration and is a currently licensed Broker in the state of Arizona.

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Stacey Allis

Director of Operations

Stacey Allis joined AZ 1st Realty Management in 2004, bringing with her over 5 years of experience in Property Management. Stacey has "worn many hats" during her tenure including Property Manager, Regional Supervisor, Controller and currently Director of Operations. Stacey graduated from University of Norther Iowa with a degree in Elementary Education, she also completed a degree in Criminal Justice and is a member of the National Honors Society. Stacey is currently licensed with the Arizona Department of Real Estate.

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James Crowder

Director of Operations, Small Property Portfolio

James came to AZ 1st in 2017 bringing with him over 20 years' experience in management, marketing, and sales. James has served as a Property Manager, Regional Manager and is currently the Director of Operations for our Small Properties Portfolio. James has been actively managing properties in Tucson since 2013.

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Alicia Trujillo

Corporate Office Manager

Alicia has been with AZ 1st Realty Management since 2015, she began her career as a leasing agent however her attention to detail and upbeat demeanor made her the clear choice to manage the corporate office. Alicia has been keeping our office on track since 2017.

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Alma Gonzalez

Corporate Brand Manager

Alma has been with AZ 1st Realty Management since 2004. During her time as a Property Manager she consistently outperformed expectations financially and aesthetically making her the ideal choice as our first Corporate Brand Manager. Alma's dedication to her position assures that our properties are always operating at optimum levels.

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Annahi Sicairos

Accounts Payable Manager

Annahi began her career in Property Management with Az 1st Realty Management in 2007. She started as a leasing and advanced her career through her hard work and dedication to her various positions. Annahi is a licensed salesperson with the Arizona Department of Real Estate. Annahi does a fantastic job of keeping our vendors happy!