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Plaza Companies Brokerage Services Team Recognized as “Healthcare Broker of the Year” at 2021 Best of NAIOP Awards

Second Time in Three Years the Plaza Team Earns Coveted Industry Recognition

Plaza Companies’ Brokerage Services team was recognized as the “Healthcare Broker of the Year” at the 2021 National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)-Arizona Awards on May 13.

It’s the second time in three years the Plaza team has received this prestigious industry recognition, and is one of a variety of awards the company has won for its development, brokerage and property management over the past few years. 

The Plaza Brokerage Services team includes Perry Gabuzzi, Director; Margaret Lloyd, Senior Vice President; Bill Cook, Senior Vice President; and Mike McWilliams, Associate. Combined, the group generated more than 102 healthcare transactions which included 99 Medical Office Lease transactions and three Medical Office Building Sales, totaling 381,296 square feet of healthcare transactions.

“We are very proud to receive this prestigious recognition from our peers with NAIOP for our work in medical office brokerage,” said Perry Gabuzzi, Director of Brokerage Services for Plaza Companies. “It is gratifying to know that our work in the industry is not only producing results for our clients and partners, but is setting a standard of service for the industry as a whole as well.”

Plaza’s most significant 2020 transactions included:

  • Represented the Landlord in the 10-year renewal of District Medical Group for 56,530 rentable square feet at Park Central, located at 3141 N 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Total Lease consideration valued at $12,501,044.
  • Represented the Landlord, RyanPlaza Ironwood, LLC, in securing Banner Atlas I, LLC for a 10-year Lease totaling 13,573 rentable square feet at Ironwood Medical Plaza II located at the Banner Ironwood Medical Center campus at 37200 N Gantzel Road, Queen Creek, AZ. Total Lease consideration valued at $3,238,953.
  • Two tenant representation deals totaling in excess of 14,000 square feet for Serenity TMS Centers, with a value of more than $4.8 million.

“On behalf of the entire Plaza Companies team, I would like to congratulate the Brokerage Services team on this well-earned recognition,” said Sharon Harper, Chairman and CEO of Plaza Companies. “This is a testament to the importance of working to find innovative solutions and creating long-lasting relationships and partnerships in the market that bring value to everyone we work with.”  

Along with their success in brokerage, the Plaza team has been very involved in the industry and in the community. All are active members of NAIOP Arizona. Gabuzzi is also a member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute, Central Arizona Chapter. Lloyd has served on the Healthcare Leadership Council for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and was a member of Lambda Alpha International, Commercial One and West Valley Commercial Real Estate Group. And Cook has established strong ties with some of the Valley’s leading employers and landlords, and is a member of Valley Partnership, the Community Building Consortium for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. Some of the companies the group has worked with include Banner Health, HonorHealth, Blue Buffalo, Roadmaster Group, Healthcare Trust, Inc., and Holualoa Companies.

Plaza Companies, based in Peoria, Arizona, is an esteemed leader in the developing and managing of medical office and commercial office properties, technology and bioscience facilities, mixed-use properties and senior housing communities. For more information about Plaza Companies, visit