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2023 Most Admired Company

2023 Most Admired Companies (MAC) Awards Honorees Announced


PHOENIX, AZ — Mark-Taylor Residential has been selected as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2023. Az Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ recently announced the 2023 Most Admired Companies (MAC) honorees, consisting of 50 of Arizona’s most admired companies. 

“Our mission is to create exceptional communities that invite, inspire and feel like home. Serving as a private developer, owner and operator of luxury multifamily communities, our specialized teams uphold our high standards of excellence in every facet,” shares President of Mark-Taylor Residential, John Carlson. “Looking ahead, our efforts are centered around positively impacting communities across Arizona and elevating the quality of life of those who reside there.” 

Mark-Taylor Residential will be featured in the September issue of Az Business Magazine and honored at the corresponding MAC Awards event on Oct. 5. This year marks the 14th year of consecutive partnership between Az Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ, honoring and celebrating those selected for MAC. 

“The competition was fierce this year,” says publisher at AZ Big Media, Amy Lindsey. “We more than tripled our nominations which came from a wide and diverse pool of companies, each showcasing remarkable and unique qualities and accomplishments.” 

The judging process is conducted by a panel of human resource experts, gathered by Best Companies AZ. Recipients of MAC are evaluated and selected based on five pillars: Leadership Excellence, Workplace Culture, Corporate and Social Responsibility, Customer Opinion, and Innovation. 


                                                                                                                    About Mark-Taylor Companies  

Established in 1985, Mark-Taylor Companies is a privately held, Arizona-based developer, owner, and investment manager of multifamily communities. The company ranks as the largest apartment developer in Arizona's history, the second largest owner of rental communities in the state and is the investment manager to over 22,000 units. 

The company is ranked nationally as the #1 Best Place to Work in Multifamily by the Best Companies Group, locally as the Top Multifamily Manager in Ranking Arizona, the Top Commercial Developer, one of the Healthiest Employers by the Phoenix Business Journal, and is listed among Arizona's 100 Most Admired Companies. 


                                                                                                                    About AZ BIG Media  

For more than 35 years, AZ Big Media has been bringing readers the state's most compelling business, real estate, and lifestyle news through the print editions of Az Business and AZRE Magazines, Ranking Arizona, Az Business Leaders, Experience AZ, People & Projects to Know, Arizona Business Angels, and Play Ball. Learn more at  

                                                                                                                    About BestCompaniesAZ 

Founded in 2002, BestCompaniesAZ pioneered the intersection of recruiting, human resources, marketing, and public relations — now known as Employer Branding or “PR for HR.” BestCompaniesAZ has evolved into an exclusive, niche PR, marketing, and employer branding firm that specializes in building and promoting strong employer brands. 

BestCompaniesAZ is best known for establishing large-scale workplace awards programs and events including the Best Places to Work in the Valley, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, Top Companies to Work for in Arizona, and several large-scale events designed to support Arizona veterans and spouses and promote diversity and inclusion. 

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