Every year, AZ Big Media, which publishes both PTK and AZRE magazines selects Arizona’s top people and projects to showcase in its premier commercial real estate magazine — PTK — from an impressive and competitive nomination pool. Each day we will highlight 20 different categories of People to Know, including the Institutional Apartment Group in 2024. 

LEARN MORE: Read last year’s edition of PTK magazine

Institutional Apartment Group (IAG)

ABI Multifamily

Team members (left to right): Eddie Chang, senior partner; Rue Bax, associate broker; Doug Lazovick, senior partner; Alon Shnitzer, senior managing partner

Focused on properties with more than 100 units, ABI’s Institutional Apartment Group (IAG) utilizes the highest standards in their collaborative approach to servicing clients. Each team member works together to ensure clients and deals get the unprecedented attention they deserve.

Team’s biggest accomplishment to date:

The sale of the Phoenix Value-Add 6, one of the largest marketed Arizona multifamily portfolio sales to date, for a combined total of $468,500,000 for 1625 multifamily units located in Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa.

Cartoon version of each team member:

Together, like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this ABI team forms a powerful and cohesive unit. Rue Bax ­— “Bax’s fun-loving, carefree and go-lucky nature aligns perfectly with Michelangelo’s personality.” Eddie Chang — “Chang embodies the true creative spirit of the team, much like Raphael.” Doug Lazovick — “Like his character Donatello, Lazovick, is the tallest of the bunch and quite the intellect, having graduated from a prestigious university.” Alon Shnitzer — “Ever the perfectionist, Shnitzer’s role as the leader of the team, mirrors Leonardo’s characteristics. He takes his role seriously, leading the charge with discipline and determination.”