AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is CHASSE Building Team.

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With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email or click here. will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.

CHASSE Building Team

Most Admired Company: 2019-2021

Top Arizona executive: Barry Chasse, founder

What it does: General contractor in Phoenix and Tucson

Company profile: CHASSE Building Team is a general contractor in Phoenix and Tucson. Building to make a difference, CHASSE brings this philosophy to teammates, construction projects, clients, and the community. We’ve grown to over 150 team members who annually deliver $250 million of new construction and renovations across Arizona. Chasse has cultivated a passionate group of people who love what they do, create lasting partnerships with clients, subcontractors, architects, and create a positive reputation inside and outside of the company. CHASSE focuses on the construction market sectors of K12 education, higher education, nonprofit, retail, multifamily housing, healthcare, office, and industrial spaces.

Admirable trait: In 2019, Barry Chasse was named Construction Executive of the Year by the Valley of the Sun Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association). Chasse was recognized for his philanthropic drive, care for other people, and commitment to the construction industry. He also led the team to 2020 Tempe Business of the Year by the Tempe Chamber, In addition, since 2019, Chasse has been recognized by Arizona State University as among the Class of Sun Devil 100 honorees.