Citywide Commercial expands with six new brokers

Less than a year after its formation, boutique metro Phoenix brokerage firm Citywide Commercial has expanded with six new brokerage team members. The additions allow the company, which specializes in commercial real estate properties of all types and sizes, to expand by geographic presence and bandwidth. 

“Our goal, for now, is to double in size on an annual basis,” said Citywide Commercial Founder and Managing Principal Todd Hamilton. “Strong market projections have made this not only a realistic goal but also a gratifying one to achieve, particularly when it means adding such knowledgeable and well-respected brokers to our team. They share the same passion for customer service, and have come on board ready to expand our collective presence in the Valley.” 

The new members of the Citywide Commercial team are: 

Bo Sederstrom, Senior Sales & Leasing Agent. A 30-year industry veteran, Sederstrom specializes in tenant and landlord representation, most recently including negotiations for an almost $50 million life science lease in metro Phoenix. He is a member of the ASU WP Carey College of Business Alumni Board of Directors, ASU Presidents Club and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Phoenix Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is Past President of the City of Phoenix Industrial Development Authority. 

Jack Scanlan, Associate Broker. Scanlan offers more than 42 years of corporate ownership and sales expertise. He specializes in industrial warehouse leasing and provides professional representation for commercial building owners. Scanlan’s primary focus is the metro Phoenix West Valley. 

Scott Wiley, Associate Broker. Wiley’s career spans 17 years and more than $500 million in transactions, with a specialty focus on industrial properties. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer systems and is a U.S. Army veteran, with service as a Battlefield Control Communication Specialist.

Scott Craig, Sales & Leasing Agent. Specializing in the Northeast Valley with a focus on the Scottsdale Airpark, Craig applies more than 20 years of small- and mid-size business expertise to locate companies in well-matched office, retail and industrial space. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science in Information Systems and a master’s degree in management information systems.

Garrette Golding, Sales & Leasing Agent. Golding has been leasing and selling commercial real estate since 2017. Prior to this, he worked for a large financial services company where he supported independent advisory firms with $5 billion in assets under management. He holds Series 7, Series 66 and Series 9 licenses.

Ken Schawl, Sales & Leasing Agent. Ken specializes in industrial sales and leasing for tenants and landlords, with a focus on the Southwest Valley submarket including Avondale, Glendale, Goodyear, Tolleson and West Phoenix. Prior to joining Citywide, Ken served as a broker for Phoenix West Commercial.

Citywide Commercial Real Estate is located in the heart of the Camelback Corridor at 2122 E. Highland Ave., Suite 335, in Phoenix. For additional information, contact the company at 602.313.1000 or

Dr. Michael White joins MIHS as chief medical officer

Maricopa Integrated Health System announced the appointment of Michael White, MD, as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer (EVP, CMO).

Dr. White, who began his new post Aug. 12, will be instrumental in advancing the Mission, Vision and Values of MIHS (soon to be Valleywise Health) to improve clinical outcomes, enhance patient experience, and to grow key programs. In this role, Dr. White will also serve as a liaison with our partners at District Medical Group and the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance.

“I am privileged to be joining MIHS at this historic time in its over 140-year history of serving the community,” Dr. White said. “I look forward to being part of the ongoing transformation of MIHS, soon to be Valleywise Health, as we continue to expand health care services across Maricopa County.”

Dr. White most recently served as Chief Academic Officer at CHI Health in Omaha Nebraska, a non-profit, faith-based health system providing services in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa.  CHI Health is a market-based organization of CommonSpirit Health which is located in 18 states with 101 hospitals, including three academic health centers and major teaching hospitals. Dr. White has also held the role of Associate Dean for Education Innovation at Creighton University School of Medicine also in Omaha Nebraska since 2015.

Studebaker Group moves to Platinum Living Realty

Platinum Living Realty, an independent luxury real estate brokerage with four offices across Arizona, welcomed The Studebaker Group to its brokerage. The Studebaker Group’s twelve highly qualified agents bring a diverse set of expertise and experience to Platinum Living Realty, and the group is consistently ranked as one of the top real estate teams in the Valley. The Studebaker Group is led by Allen Studebaker, who has successfully closed more than $250 million in real estate.

“Allen and his team have a fantastic reputation for persistence and professionalism in the Arizona Real Estate industry,” said Michelle Macklin, co-owner of Platinum Living Realty. “We are honored to have them be one of the many teams who have decided to grow their business with Platinum Living Realty.”

“I felt that as a team, we were looking for something to help take us to the next level, and that was making the switch to Platinum Living Realty,” said Allen Studebaker, Founder and Team Leader of The Studebaker Group. “We felt like the culture of helping others that Jay and Michelle have built, along with the coaching and resources that they offer, made Platinum Living Realty a great fit for our team.

The Studebaker Group will be based out of Platinum Living Realty’s Waterfront office in Old Town Scottsdale. It includes team members Andrea Studebaker, Spencer Ellsbury, Melissa Massey, Aaron Meyer, Cory McDonald, Keith Schreiber, Sandy Shaulis, Grant Wilson, Annie Ellison, Preston Smith, and Robert VadeBonCouer.