Rob Madden, Phoenix's Green Home Broker
Rob Madden is a married father of three (two boys and one girl) that has lived in Arizona for the past 25 years. He is the owner and designated broker for Green Leaf Realty, LLC that he started in 2010 with the purpose of selling green, energy efficient, Energy Star, and solar housing in the Phoenix area.
Beginning in real estate in 1994 while still attending the University of Kansas, he focused on helping buyers and sellers when real estate required old school tactics and perseverance (before the internet when homes for sale were published weekly by the local multiple listing service). Late in 1995, Rob started a mortgage company in the Phoenix area that he sold in 2005 and was able to experience real estate from the lending perspective. As a Realtor with the Phoenix Association of Realtors, Rob has earned the following designations:
- EcoBroker – certified green real estate broker that focused on solar, green and sustainability aspects of real estate.
- National Association of Realtor GREEN designation – another widely acclaimed green and sustainable designation
- Certified Solar Specialist - specific training on how to sell and value residential solar systems, whether owned or leased solar
- CLHMS – Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialists – training focused on selling high end luxury homes, awarded to top agents that have sold luxury listings
- CNE – Certified Negotiation Expert – focused training on helping buyers and sellers negotiation through difficult and tricky situations
- ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative – focused training on working with home buyers in a real estate transaction
- ASP – Accredited Staging Professional – training that covers all aspects of home staging.
- CFE – Certified Foreclosure Expert – training on how to handle short sales and the foreclosure process
Additionally, Rob is a certified energy auditor holding both the Building Analyst certification from the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and their Healthy Home Evaluator credential.
In his free time, Rob loves photography and is an avid scouter and volunteers as a leader for a local scout troop in Cave Creek. He loves hiking and backpacking whenever he can (for those that have attended Wood Badge, Rob is a Beaver and is a member of the Order of the Arrow).
To contact Rob, he can be reached at 480-888-1234.