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Luxury Specialist Profile

Meet Chicago native, nurse turned real estate agent, Josie Pakula. After earning her

master’s in nursing, Pakula spent eleven years in the United States Army, first as a combat medic and then as an officer in the Army Nurse Corp (airborne). Returning to civilian life as a pediatric trauma nurse at Children’s Memorial in the Windy City, she yearned for a new career direction. In 1997, the Pakula family moved to Scottsdale and Josie pursued her love of real estate earning her license in 2010. She quickly established herself as a force in the real estate industry gaining recognition for her incredible work ethic, her exquisite attention to detail, and her client-centered approach. She has earned considerable sales recognition landing in the top 1% of all agents nationwide and invitation-only memberships to some of the industry’s most prestigious organizations, including the “Top 16 Women in Scottsdale Real Estate” award. Lauded for her extensive

Josie Pakula

knowledge of pricing trends and inventory throughout the Valley, she is one of the most in-demand Realtors in the business. Working through Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty, Pakula has access to a legacy of unmatched expertise and service that literally dominates the Arizona market for luxury properties sold. Josie also owns three horses (Gunny, Owen and Janis) and supports her two daughters in competitive horsemanship. Her long-term connections within the horse industry have enabled Josie to build her niche in Horse Properties as well as the Luxury Home Market. Each of Josie’s clients benefit from her affiliation with numerous elite

• Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty represents

equestrian networking groups, which broadens their scope of recognition and gives them representation of buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of their property. “Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, or just need a few questions answered, I’m happy to help. My impressive team is here to represent all your real

$2 billion in real estate inventory and $3 billion in annual sales representing a substantial market share. • Over 90% of homes searches begin online and the RLSIR global reach shares the Arizona lifestyle to millions of viewers from Canada to China.

estate needs with professionalism, dedication and an extensive book of buyers at our disposal. Everything I do is totally relational, not transactional.

• The RLSIR proprietary network of residential

I’m here to provide professional guidance, trust and neighborhood

brokerage companies is in 70 countries worldwide

expertise.” Josie

enabling ultimate property exposure.

480.223.3633 | josiepakula@gmail.com russlyon.com | josiepakula.com

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Luxury Home Magazine Arizona Issue 13.5  

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Luxury Home Magazine Arizona Issue 13.5  

Arizona, the Grand Canyon State, is home of lush desert landscapes, crystal-clear waters, breathtaking mountain peaks, and is one of the fas...