Ryan Puddy

A native Phoenician, Ryan has been involved in numerous aspects of the real estate world for over nine years. At azarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson, Ryan uses his personal, hands-on approach for clients to help them achieve a shared dream of owning a unique home. He has a passion for the architectural market as architecture and design are integrated into his daily life. Ryan has renovated a number of homes and has that unique ability to visualize the potential of a home’s design. Ryan’s expertise in home renovation can help guide you in choosing your next home, or help you stage your home for maximum appeal. Do you know your perfect neighborhood but can’t seem to find the ideal home within the area? Ryan can incorporate his expertise to guide you in picking the perfect candidate to make your own!

Ryan’s focus  take him from metro Phoenix to Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. Whether you’re in the market for a 1920s bungalow in Downtown Phoenix, a mid-century Ralph Haver, or a custom Al Beadle home, Ryan can help you attain your dream!

Samantha Okrasinski

Samantha holds a degree from Arizona State university and has also completed International Field Studies in Landscape and Architecture and has studied Environmental Design…a perfect fit for azarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson!  As an agent on our sales staff, she’ll oversee all the details that make will her clients happy and find a home that’s the right fit for them, always with a smile and a willingness to help!

Jennifer Donofrio

Jennifer offers a unique background of fashion and marketing.  Attending the University of Michigan and the ASU MBA  Services Marketing Program, Jennifer spent the majority of her career in sales and fashion in Chicago.  Always enjoying finding the best solution for her clients was her primary focus.   Eventually making her way back to Arizona,  Jennifer decided to put her love of sales to work in the Real estate industry. She brings her business acumen coupled with a passion for working directly with the client to azarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson. Jennifer has an eye for detail and knows how to put the client’s needs first.  Jennifer is creative, hard-working and dedicated to her clients.

Mike Afsa

With a solid background in graphic design and art, Mike has an ardent appreciation for architecture. He earned a fine arts degree from CalArts and worked as a designer for a number of high-profile lifestyle and fashion brands before transitioning to real estate. Originally from Los Angeles, he grew up visiting family in Arizona and had an affection for the uniqueness of the desert and the architecture here.

Mike now lives in the Arcadia area with his wife in a ’50’s ranch home. He enjoys the area for its walkability and hints of its rural past. Something he loves about Arizona is the mix of outdoor recreation and arts and culture. He is actively involved in the arts community and exhibits his art regularly.

Mike offers his clients the utmost patience and attentiveness, and he enjoys using his talents to help people realize their goals.

Sherry Cameron

Sherry grew up in Paradise Valley, her family having spread deep roots here. Her personal journey included receiving an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and extensive work in the real estate and relocation industries in far-flung Singapore and Sydney, Australia…

But her roots eventually brought her back! Now settled in thriving Central Phoenix with a strong network of friends and family, she is anchored in the emerging creative community here. Sherry is also a member of the Arizona State University Art Museum Creative Impact Board.

Sherry’s commitment to service is superb and her keen attention to detail as well as her friendly, approachable nature make her a perfect choice to make your real estate dreams come true.


Kristi Matthews

Kristi is a native Phoenician who comes to azarchitecture with a high level of skill in customer relations and social media.

After attending the University of Arizona she honed her customer relations skills in retail, joining azarchitecture after obtaining her Arizona Real Estate License in 2013.  As our “go-to” Marketing Assistant, she’s kept busy handling all the details here from A-Z including property showings and events.

Kaytie Bootz

Kaytie is a 3rd Generation Arizona Native who has brought a passion for detail and a dedication to service to her successful real estate career for over twelve years!

She has extensive remodel experience in both the Arcadia and McCormick ranch areas where she and her husband has transformed serval homes into showcases.   An excellent listener and communicator she loves working with people and hunting for just the “right find”.  Listing or Selling; from Ranch to Modern,  Kaytie knows the territory!

Jack London

Jack has finance and economics degrees but has left Wall Street permanently, favoring the desert life instead. There was no better place to begin his appreciation for historic and modern living than Manhattan. He found where those two genres can live in harmony in a three story converted factory loft overlooking the famed skyline. The high-rise views and tree-lined streets of the Roosevelt Historic district are now his home and he found another mix of old and new in a 1927 modernized duplex.

Jack is involved in the neighborhood associations and actively promotes all of the new businesses and transformations of downtown Phoenix, as well as Tempe and Scottsdale. Specialties include lofts, condos, and townhomes in the metro areas of the valley as well as the historic districts.

Tracey Zemer

Arizona has been Tracey’s home since she was a teen. She has spent her entire career in sales, both in Real Estate and Advertising. Over the years Tracey and her husband have enjoyed the process of remodeling several condominiums and homes.  Tracey has a keen design sense and her passion for superb service has made her consistently appreciated by her clients. She works in all areas of real estate but is especially knowledgeable about the Arcadia, Paradise Valley and Urban Home Markets

Most recently she’s had the opportunity to restore and expand an original Arcadia Adobe home that was built in the 1930’s. A great communicator, Tracey is patient, creative and highly professional: You can reach her at 602-478-0607.

Debbie Jarson

Debbie offers a design and fashion background, attending Miami of Ohio University and the Toby Coburn School of Design in New York City. Debbie has been a full-time REALTOR since 1984. She is the Designated Broker for Jarson & Jarson.

Together with her husband Scott, they have specialized in what they describe as Architecturally Unique Homes© since 1990. They share a passion for art, architecture and fine design that they love to share with others. The Jarsons invite you to visit azarchitecture.com for continued updates on available properties, new construction, interviews, events, design resources and much more.

Scott Jarson

A native Arizonan (Scott is named after Scottsdale!); Scott holds a fine arts degree from Arizona State University and lifetime of study and interest in art and architecture. Scott entered the real estate business in 1987. Scott holds EcoBroker®/Ecosociate® certification.

Together with his wife Debbie, they have specialized in what they describe as Architecturally Unique Homes© since 1990. They share a passion for art, architecture and fine design that they love to share with others. The Jarsons invite you to visit azarchitecture.com for continued updates on available properties, new construction, interviews, events, design resources and much more.


Mayor’s Appointee/Chairman Town Of Paradise Valley Hillside Building Committee, Member AIA Arizona Advisory Council, Member Taliesin West Board of Stewards, 2015 Tour Director, Luxury Home Tour, Board Member Luxury Home Tour, Board Member Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Phoenix Art Museum, Member Contemporary Forum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Architectural Committee, Member ASU Art Museum-Creative Impact Board, ASU Art Museum-Chair, Collections Committee Member ASU Art Museum-Collections Committee,  EcoBroker© Affiliated Brokerage, EcoBroker© Affiliate, National Association of Realtors©, Member Local First Arizona.

AWARDS: Over 30 career awards and recognitions for sales, marketing  and civic endeavors:

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Wright Spirit Ward 2014, ADDY award, Phoenix Advertising Club- advertising – Executive Club, sales award, top ten Percent – Finalist, President’s Roundtable, Phoenix Association of Realtors®- sales award – One Hundred Percent Club sales award – President’s Roundtable, Phoenix Association of Realtors®- top sales team – Finalist, Inc. Magazine & Center for Design Excellence- marketing  – Visionary Award for Creative Advertising North America – Best Ad, Homes and Land magazine- advertising – “Who’s Who in Residential Real Estate”  North America 1995 – Presidents Roundtable Award, Phoenix Association of Realtors®  Executive Club Top  Sales Team Award – Personal Real Estate Investor – Creative Award – New Times BEST OF PHOENIX  – AIGA PRISMA Award for Website and Marketing Materials