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Chris Karas, Realtor

Email: chris@thekarasgroup.com • Direct Phone: (602) 919-6511

Chris Karas, President and Founder of The Karas Group, has distinguished himself among real estate professionals in Arizona as a talented and ethical agent whose expertise is matched only by his incredible sensitivity to the unique needs of his clients. His professional, educated and organized method yields not only a strong return on investment, but a pleasant experience for his clients.

Chris’s vast knowledge of the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley real estate markets and the Arcadia and Biltmore neighborhoods, coupled with his honest-to-a-fault demeanor, have made Chris the perfect agent for professional athletes, entrepreneurs, investors and families alike. While the homes purchased and sold by Chris often exceed $1 million dollars, Chris enjoys the challenge of buying and selling a wide variety of homes – there is no project too large or too small for The Karas Group.

Chris’s success has not only been enjoyed by his clients, but noticed by other professionals as well. He is a frequent guest speaker on luxury residential real estate and has been interviewed for documentaries regarding real estate investment. Chris has also had recent speaking engagements with stars of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: New York and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles. In addition to professional engagements, Chris and his wife Jennifer are active members of the Phoenix community. Chris is a member of the Scottsdale Active 20/30 Club, a non-profit organization that benefits children’s charities in the greater Scottsdale area, while Jennifer is the President of PANDA – People Acting Now Discover Answers, a non-profit organization that benefits the Steele Children’s Research Center at The University of Arizona.

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Jeni Agha, Realtor

Email:  jeni@thekarasgroup.com  •  Direct Phone:  (480) 543-0301

A successful realtor, wife, mother and volunteer, Jeni Agha was born in Ohio and lives in Paradise Valley with her husband, Dr. Ayad Agha, an Interventional Radiologist in Phoenix and their three children. Jeni brings her dynamic passion for real estate to the Karas Group.  She truly recognizes the “big picture” and the importance of finding the right schools to fit each family’s specific need, the way she did for her family.  Jeni is an active volunteer at her children’s schools Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS) and Tesseract.  She and her daughter are also active members in the National Charity League, Cactus Wren Division.

Jeni, a CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert), knows that an educated Realtor is the best tool a client can have when looking to buy or sell a home. As a part of the Karas Group, she looks forward to sharing her market knowledge with our clients and continuing to deliver the unparalleled service our valued clients know they can expect.

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Bonnie Baker, Realtor

Email: bonnie@thekarasgroup.com • Direct Phone: (480) 244-6571

Since earning her license Bonnie Love Baker has taken the driver seat in her role as a real estate professional. She was awarded the Scottsdale Association of REALTORS Top 40 Under 40 award her first year in real estate. Bonnie is a strong and confident negotiator (one of her favorite parts of a transaction) and is an expert in the markets she specializes in. She is also the essence of a team player and motivator not only in her brokerage but also in the real estate community as a whole. She wakes up every day with drive and motivation to reach her personal goals and also to inspire and motivate her colleagues and clients. Building lasting relationships is key in Bonnie’s business. Her clients would agree she goes above and beyond through the entirety of the transaction, creating a seamless experience for her clients, setting Bonnie apart from other real estate agents. She also spends a great deal of time giving back to the community she loves by volunteering and supporting various charitable organizations around the Valley. Bonnie pioneered the first ever “DREAM BUS” for The Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Phoenix Family Dining Hall.

Bonnie is continuously pushing boundaries in her business, as well as in all aspects of her life. She is goal driven and loves a challenge. At the end of the day — it is the work of building and enriching her family (her husband Matt and her two girls,) her community, and helping others that leaves her satisfied and inspired. Outside her passion for real estate you will find Bonnie in the gym in the very early hours of the morning and traveling with her family whenever possible.

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Megan Bruner, Realtor

Email: megan@thekarasgroup.com • Direct Phone: (480) 415-9891

Megan’s passion for real estate is rooted in her family’s opportunities to relocate and thrive on both coasts with many locations in between.

Studies at The Art Institute in Chicago and Columbia College contributed to her knowledge and appreciation of architectural quality and design. Clients find that they benefit from her discriminating perspective and advisement. She prides herself in her sincere desire to help and serve her clients while exceeding their expectations.

After 13 years in Arizona, she continues to delight in the choices that the weather allows. When she is not sourcing and showing homes, you might find Megan golfing, hiking, camping or wine tasting.

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Marissa Kline, Realtor

Email:  marissa@thekarasgroup.com  •  Direct Phone:  (602) 821-4479

Born and raised in Arcadia, Marissa has always had close ties to the neighborhood and love for the Valley. With a background in dance and fitness, Marissa previously owned and operated a dance studio, Sway, located in the heart of the Arcadia neighborhood where she was able to combine her love for her community and her passion for health. After selling the studio, she transitioned into real estate and never looked back.

Marissa joined the Karas Group in 2013 and has a primary focus in Arcadia, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. She enjoys working closely with her clients and is constantly striving to find them the perfect home, while also educating them on the ever-changing real estate market. Marissa has an astute eye for architecture and design, as well as, a strong hold on the luxury real estate market and approaches her career with compassion, dedication and integrity.

Marissa graduated from Arizona State University and continues to be a strong supporter of all Sun Devil Athletics. She is on the “Key to the Cure” committee and can also be found at The Body Lab, teaching pilates and promoting healthy living.

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Alison Maloney, Realtor

Email: alison@thekarasgroup.com • Direct Phone: (480) 363-2693

Alison Maloney has lived in the Valley since 2000 and is happy to call Phoenix home. After living and working in different parts of the Valley, she knew that the Arcadia area was where she wanted to live and raise her children.

Alison is a proud member of The Karas Group. Her commitment to her clients is paramount. Prior to obtaining her real estate license, Alison attended the University of Miami School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor Degree. After law school she lived in Florida and worked as an Associate Attorney, handling general civil litigation matters, including real estate, bankruptcy and family law. She later became Corporate Counsel for Bank of America, where she handled all aspects of litigation and management for the South Florida Recovery Division. After relocating to Phoenix in 2000, she worked for a large firm handling general civil litigation and bankruptcy matters, and eventually worked as Bar Counsel for the State Bar of Arizona, representing the State Bar in disciplinary proceedings. Alison’s legal background and her extensive experience in negotiations enable her to serve her real estate clients well.

In her spare time, Alison volunteers at her daughters’ schools, Hopi Elementary and Arizona School for the Arts. She enjoys hiking local trails and CrossFit workouts. Alison and her husband, a Phoenix Police Officer of 18 yearas, also love spending time with extended family in their native New York and New Jersey with their two daughters.

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Josh Wein, Realtor

Email:  josh@thekarasgroup.com  •  Direct Phone:  (480) 432-4771

Josh counsels his clients with solid insight on the market in addition to his knowledge of Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. He specializes in the Phoenix neighborhoods of Arcadia, Central Corridor, and Biltmore, where he lives, works, and plays.

He spent several years working in the Phoenix Suns’ Premium Sales Department as a senior account executive, affording him the opportunity to build a significant network and develop strong ties in the community. Josh is a specialist in educating clients, addressing their concerns, and maintaining a high and steady level of service throughout their relationship.

A graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in Business Leadership, Josh is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who fell in love with the Valley of the Sun and is proud to call Arizona his home. He also is devoted to his community and is able to contribute in several positive ways through his memberships with the Phoenix Active 20/30 Club and the Fiesta Bowl Futures Committee.

Josh’s tireless commitment to his clients, the region, and the industry pay off with the satisfaction he feels every time he’s able to match someone with a new home and hand them the keys.