About Us

The Montaño Real Estate Team is driven to provide our real estate clients with professional representation, expert knowledge, and unparalleled service in Arizona’s most esteemed Phoenix communities, including Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, and Paradise Valley.

We are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity to achieve our client’s long-term satisfaction and trust.

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 About Mario Montaño

Mario-Montano-Real-Estate-AgentI was born and raised in Arizona, and have lived all my life as a true Arizona native, and as such have unsurpassed knowledge of our ever changing local housing inventory and market trends.

My Engineering background has given me a discerning eye for details and skill to know where to focus my efforts to most effectively match my client’s needs. I combine my project management experience with detailed housing market knowledge to carefully listen to my clients and provide optimized choices based on their wants and requirements.

About Ana Montaño

Ana Montano Real Estate AgentHaving grown up in California, I have called Arizona home since 1993. After graduating from Arizona State University, with a degree in Electrical Engineering, I worked for 15 years in the Aerospace and Defense industry.

I have great knowledge of the Phoenix metro area, having lived in Chandler, Gilbert and Phoenix, and intimate local area knowledge of Scottsdale where I now work and live. I work extensively with Mario to help Home Buyers and Sellers meet their real estate goals.

 

Benefits to Buyers and Sellers

For Home Buyers, our knowledge of the market enables us to instinctively match you with your dream home.

For Home Sellers, our local, national and international marketing strategies, precise market evaluations, and unparalleled negotiation skills will set your property apart and yield top dollar in today’s market.

Both Buyers and Sellers leverage our experience and comprehensive understanding of the contract, which allow us to excel at the negotiation table; navigating even the most challenging circumstances with grace.

 

Mario’s Additional Background

I was born and raised in Arizona and have lived all my life as a true native. After attending High School in the Phoenix Central Corridor, I moved forward to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at ASU. While at ASU, I met my wife, Ana, with whom I have two girls.

After graduation, I secured several patents as a project leader in the semiconductor industry. In my spare time, I enjoy music, running, quad riding and custom automobile fabrication.

After 15 years in the electronic/semiconductor industry, I chose to dedicate myself full-time to my passion in Real Estate. My Background in Engineering has given me a discerning eye for details and skill to know where to focus his efforts to most effectively match my client’s needs. I combine my project management experience with detailed market knowledge to carefully listen to my clients and provide optimized choices based on their wants and requirements.

In addition to graduating from ASU, I am also a graduate from the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business and from Executive Launch, an advanced real estate business and marketing program. I am also a member of the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, the Arizona Association of REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS®.

I am thrilled to be with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. I engage my team of experts to move across town, across the county, or across the globe with the assistance of their national Relocation & Referral Services.

My mission is to provide professional representation, responsive service and timely, comprehensive real estate results to meet the needs of my clients. I am dedicated to delivering the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity to achieve my client’s long-term satisfaction and trust.

Scottsdale Area Association

I am an active member of the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, SAAR. Through my participation in SAAR, I constantly network with other real estate professionals and learn about the latest issues effecting real estate through topics from foreclosure trends to interior design.

In 2009, I graduated from the Scottsdale Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy. The SAAR leadership academy is an in-depth program covering topics related to Scottsdale, such as: Arts & Culture, Fire & Police Departments, Education, Sports, Travel & Leisure, Healthcare and local & state Governance. I have also graduated from SAAR’s Scottsdale 101 for REALTORS® program which is an 8 module course consisting of various topics of our Scottsdale Municipal Government.

 

Mario’s Recent Achievements:

• Institute for Luxury Home Marketing – CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist

• SAAR Realtor Marketing Session Advisory Council

• GRI, Graduate of REALTOR® Institute

• SAAR Leadership Academy Graduate

• Certified Scottsdale Real Estate Specialist

• Realty Executives Executive Launch Graduate

• Scottsdale 101 Graduate

• SAAR Certified Scottsdale Expert

• Executive Committee Member – Premier Marketing Group 2010-2013

• Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour Data Analyst 2009-2010, 2013-Present

• Pinnacle Peak Tour, Market Data Analyst 2014-Present

• Luxury Home Tour, Paradise Valley Market Data Analyst

 

Ana’s Additional Background

Having grown up in California, I have called Arizona home since 1993. After graduating from Arizona State University, with a degree in Electrical Engineering, I worked for 15 years in the Aerospace and Defense industry. I saw the tremendous potential and opportunity our local real estate market had to offer and chose to join my husband in real estate in 2011.

I am thrilled to be working at the Premier Luxury Real Estate company in Arizona: Russ Lyon Sotheby’s. I credit my background in Engineering with granting me a solid base in research, project management and analytical assessment which has benefitted my real estate clients greatly; not to mention a discerning eye for detail when dealing with contract negotiation.

I have great knowledge of the Phoenix metro area, having lived in Chandler, Gilbert and Phoenix, and intimate local area knowledge of Scottsdale where I work and live. I work extensively to help Buyers and Sellers meet their real estate goals.

In addition I am a Graduate of the REALTOR® Institute and have the designations of GRI and  Certified Scottsdale Real Estate Specialist.

Ana’s Most Recent Achievements:

• Graduate of REALTOR® Institute

• Certified Scottsdale Real Estate Specialist

• Scottsdale 101 Graduate