Forbes Global Properties Expands to Arizona with the Addition of RETSY

Tech-forward firm RETSY is backed by more than 300 years of leading local experience

Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome RETSY to its prestigious ranks. RETSY is the first firm to be awarded membership in Arizona and will exclusively represent the brand across the Phoenix metro area including luxury hotspots Scottsdale and Paradise Valley.

RETSY is a technology-based real estate brokerage comprised of agents boasting more than 300 years of combined experience and US $3.5 billion in sales. The firm has achieved incredible success by combining an innovative platform with top luxury agents who are recognized leaders and widely regarded for delivering the highest level of personalized service to home buyers and sellers.

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties provides branding and marketing services to the world’s premier real estate firms and is now represented by more than 2,400 specialists in 130 locations across the globe. RETSY joins this network of top brokerages with proven records of success in luxury property sales and exceptional client service.

As a member of this exclusive network, RETSY will capitalize on Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 100 million monthly global visitors to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale around the world. Homes will be presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial.

RETSY’s luxury listings will be showcased on, a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide. Among the properties now presented on the site through RETSY are a stunning newly designed 5-acre estate in Paradise Valley; an 8,200 square foot mansion in the center of buzzing Old Town Scottsdale; and a luxurious modern ranch with stunning Camelback Mountain views in Phoenix.

“RETSY brings expertise, first class service and a deep understanding of consumer behavior to the unparalleled Arizona luxury real estate market,” said Chris Morrison, founding partner of RETSY. “We look forward to providing our clients with the international reach and premier marketing services of Forbes Global Properties. In the last year, sales of luxury Arizona properties have soared with the number of homes sold increasing by 14.8 percent. With one of the biggest housing markets in the U.S., the Phoenix metro area sees scores of buyers from across the country relocating to the Valley of the Sun due to the booming economy, robust culinary and arts scene, award-winning golf courses and more.”

“With a wide range of luxurious communities, cultural attractions, and outdoor leisure and adventure, Scottsdale and the surrounding areas are an attractive destination to live, work, and play,” said Alex Lange, CEO of Forbes Global Properties. “We are proud to welcome RETSY to our network of leading local experts. Closely aligned with Forbes Global Properties, the team’s dynamic platform combined with deep market expertise allows them to deliver a high-tech, high-touch experience to prospective buyers and sellers.”

Arizona is home to 11 billionaires according to this year’s Forbes Billionaire list, and ranked third in growth prospects on Forbes’ list of Best States for Business.


RETSY is a technology-based real estate brokerage comprised of agents with over 300 years of combined experience and more than US $3.5 billion in sales. After breaking ground in October 2020, RETSY secured more than US $500 million in closed and pending sales, solidifying the brokerage as one of the fastest growing in Arizona. Offering local expertise with an international reach, RETSY was created to combine the latest technologies with premier agents to deliver luxury service to home buyers and sellers through a pervasive portfolio of exclusive listings in Arizona. For more information, visit

About Forbes Global Properties

A natural extension of the time-honored Forbes brand, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. Established in 2020, the invitation-only network spans more than 130 locations and comprises approximately 2,400 luxury property experts across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Middle East, and Europe. More than 100 million monthly visitors to enjoy unrivaled access to an elite collection of properties presented within the hallmark context of trusted editorial content and timely market data. For more information, visit