Tim Huff has been involved in commercial real estate since 1983 when he became the Vice President of Development for Cavan Associates, a Phoenix-based real estate development company. His responsibilities included the development of over $200 million in real estate in Arizona, California, and New Mexico. This experience included land acquisition, planning and zoning, design, construction, leasing, tenant improvements and property management. Among other projects, Tim was responsible for the construction of high-rise office buildings in Huntington Beach, CA [One Pacific Plaza]; Phoenix, AZ [1001 N. Central]; and Albuquerque, NM [500 Marquette].
Since co-founding CASE HUFF & ASSOCIATES in 1987 with Gary Case, Tim has been appointed in several hundred legal actions involving properties or estates where he has been either the Receiver, Successor Trustee, Property Manager, Debtor-in-Possession, or an Expert Witness. Mr. Huff also served as an expert witness and testified in Superior Court and Federal Court.
As a licensed real estate agent in the State of Arizona, Mr. Huff’s management experience includes commercial office buildings, retail centers, industrial buildings, medical offices, apartments, condominiums, mobile home communities, automotive centers, a golf course, a motel, horse ranch, dental office, homeowners’ associations, residential subdivisions, and other general business operations. With over 37 years in the industry, he has been responsible for building out over 1 million square feet of tenant improvements and negotiating hundreds of leases with a value in excess of $100 million.
From 1990-1996 and again from 2001-2004, Mr. Huff served on the Board of Directors of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Phoenix. During his tenure with the organization Tim served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, and in 1995 served as President. In addition, he received the organizations highest honor “Member of the Year” in 1992 and again in 2003.
Mr. Huff also co-chaired the BOMA Education Committee and is a certified instructor for the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI). He has taught a number of the nationally Accredited Real Property Administrator (RPA) classes including:
- Ethics is Good Business
- Budgeting and Accounting
- Board Orientation
- The Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems – Part I and Part II
- Gross Up & Escalations
- Elevators 101
Mr. Huff has also taught seminars for:
- The Arizona School of Real Estate
- The Arizona Cattlemen’s Association
- The Maricopa County Bar Association
In addition to his teaching experience, Tim served for 14 years on the Board of Trustees for the Maricopa County Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Maricopa County Bar Association. He was elected Chairman of the Board in 1992 and 1993, and again in 2011, 2012 and 2013. For his efforts over the years, including helping to raise over $1 million, he was honored by having the annual charitable golf tournament re-named the Tim Huff Pro Bono Golf Classic.
Mr. Huff is a native of Arizona and attended Wickenburg High School where he graduated as Valedictorian with a perfect 4.00 GPA and excelled in sports. His many accomplishments include: First team All-State in football; All-State for two years in Basketball, where he scored 500 points, leading all divisions with a 22.7 points per game average; All-Conference in Baseball; and a finalist in the High Jump. Following high school, Tim attended Yavapai College in Prescott where he maintained a 4.00 GPA and was part of a basketball team that went 25-4.
Tim’s entire life has revolved around putting his passions to work, working through change, inspiring others, and waking up every day knowing there is no greater purpose than doing your best!