David McIntyre, COO and broker/owner with Arizona Best Real Estate in Scottsdale, Ariz., is a second generation real estate pro who has spent over four decades in the industry. He originally entered the real estate world in 1962 as a sales agent, and soon his aptitude for leadership took his career to new heights, eventually leading him to Arizona Best Real Estate in 1988.
A real estate instructor, McIntyre has established a real estate school, administered the real estate state licensing examination to over 7,000 sales agents and brokers annually, and has held instructor training courses at the University of Arizona. Currently, McIntyre manages six branch offices housing over 100 agents.
“In the book Good to Great by Jim Collins, step one is to get the right people on the bus,” says MacIntyre. “My greatest accomplishment this year is putting together the finest staff in my 50 years.”
For 15 consecutive years, Arizona Best has been listed in the top 25 residential real estate brokerage firms in the valley by The Business Journal newspaper. Other accolades include being dubbed the No. 3 Real Estate Firm in Arizona by the Ranking Arizona publication. MacIntyre is one of the few REALTORS® awarded the REALTOR® Emeritus Designation by the National Association of REALTORS®.
“My mother taught me that, ‘To whom much is given, much is required.’ Arizona Best is more of a ministry than a company,” says MacIntyre. “We mainly help women provide for themselves and their families.”