Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Top Producer Cionne McCarthy Sets High Standards for Women in Luxury Real Estate


Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty logoSCOTTSDALE, AZ – Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is the leader in luxury real estate throughout Arizona and one of the contributing factors to its great success is the team of experts in the field of luxury real estate dedicated to the ideals of integrity and professionalism.

Among the company’s top producers, Cionne McCarthy, has produced exceptional numbers over the past 30+ years with the brokerage, and continues to set the bar high in 2019. Her proven track record as part of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty team is a reflection of her professionalism, dedicated work ethic and her passion for success.

In 2018, McCarthy had $46,538,400 in sales volume, with her highest sale this year in Paradise Valley at $6,000,000, where she represented both the buyers and the sellers. Cionne McCarthy Also, in 2018, McCarthy was once again named one of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty's “Lyon’s Elite,” which is the top one percent of all the one thousand plus agents at the luxury brokerage.

In 2018 McCarthy was awarded “Top Women in Real Estate” by the Scottsdale Women’s Council of Realtors and was also listed in the Phoenix Business Journal’s “Book of Lists” as one of the Top 15 Real Estate Agents, based on sold dollar volume.

“Cionne’s longevity and unwavering work ethic is truly unmatched and is what sets her apart from the thousands of Realtors here in the Valley. In one of the most competitive industries and markets across the Country, Cionne has always been named in the top one percent,” said close friend and business partner Mikhail Quijada. “As a US Marine turned Realtor it was very important to me, when looking for someone to partner with, that I found a person who was not only incredibly dedicated, but also incredibly honest. Cionne is truly one of the most authentic and genuine people I have ever met, and I am forever thankful for her trust, partnership and friendship.”

"Having known Cionne not only as a colleague and friend for over a decade, but also as my own Realtor, I can say without hesitation that she is truly the best,” said agent and team member, Patti Graham. “Her accomplishments define the level of care that she brings to every relationship she enters.”

Not only does McCarthy go above and beyond to provide exceptional service to all of her clients, but is also very involved in the community, giving back to a large number of charitable organizations, including the Phoenix Heart Ball for almost a decade.

McCarthy was also named a 2018 Trendsetter by Trends Magazine. Trends is a charitable foundation with a nominating committee that honors a select number of women as "Trendsetters" each year. These are women who are philanthropically active, and recognized within their communities as strong leaders, who donate considerable time and money to charitable organizations. 

“Cionne has a gift for what she does and is incredibly talented in so many ways. If someone wants something done, she is the type of person they can depend on,” said friend, David Bernstein. “You can’t teach anyone what she has. She has the instinct and drive to always exceed our expectations and I have really enjoyed watching her in action over the years.”

To request an interview with Cionne McCarthy and for all media inquiries please contact Jennifer Parks-Sturgeon at 480.495.3806 or email

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Since 1947, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty has gathered realty craftsmen dedicated to the ideals of integrity and professionalism. From the ownership, management, agents and affiliate services, every person involved in the company utilizes innovative skills, programs and technologies to create the finest real estate services company to be found.

The mission of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty is to provide its clients with the most responsive personalized service attainable – nothing less will do. The environment within Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty is unique in the industry. Seasoned management innovatively supports the efforts of the Company’s members to create a dynamic and inspiring atmosphere that invigorates and hones the skills of everyone involved.  Collaboration and networking are fostered to create a synergy that puts the whole company to work for every client. The artistic blending of proven traditions and state-of-the-art innovation is unsurpassed. These assets are positioned on a base of financial stability and corporate staying power.