Executive Vice President
I specialize in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of healthcare properties As an executive vice president with Colliers International in Arizona, I have more than 17 years of experience, over 1,000 transactions completed, and am regularly recognized as one of Colliers’ top brokers in Arizona.
My nuanced knowledge of medical requirements has enabled me to assist countless clients in not only securing the right location for their investments, but also negotiating the maximum value for their properties. Through strategic representation, I deliver portfolio gains to my clients during challenging market highs and lows.
I maximize the value of my clients’ investments through an approach built on trust, in-depth market knowledge, first-rate financial acumen, and expert negotiating skills. I provide clients with market and financial analyses, trend forecasts, and targeted marketing designed to identify and attract buyers and tenants.
With a proven track record of success, institutional and private investors, landlords and tenants can rely on me to achieve their real estate and financial objectives. Providing best-in-class service, I bring an extensive knowledge of the healthcare real estate market and a profound dedication to client relationships, epitomizing the core values of integrity, honesty, trust and good old-fashioned hard work.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was a vice president at Sperry Van Ness, specializing in owner/developer and tenant representation and site selection services for small business commercial office space solutions. My real estate career began at Logan Commercial in 2003, where my creative marketing efforts and grassroots approach to client contact generated over 200 sale and lease transactions, totaling 550,000 square feet. I served on Logan’s Broker Advisory Board, providing strategic direction and current market expertise.
- Completed more than 1,000 sale and lease transactions, totaling over 1 million square feet
- 2019 - #1 Top Producer, Scottsdale office; #10 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2018 - #1 Top Producer, Scottsdale office; #6 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2017 - #2 Top Producer, Scottsdale office; #12 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2016 - #1 Top Producer, Scottsdale office, #11 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2015 - #1 Top Producer, Scottsdale office; #9 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2015 - Earned the CCIM designation - Certified Commercial Investment Member
- 2014 - #1 Top Producer, Scottsdale office; #10 Top Producer, Arizona
- 2009–2012 - Top 3 Producer, Scottsdale office
- 2009 - RED Award for Best Office Condo Project for The Presidio
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Arizona State University
Memberships & Involvements
- Colliers International Healthcare Services
- CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member
- Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
- Colliers International | Arizona Leadership Council
- MedProperties Group
- Talia Javan Properties
- VP Development
- McDowell Real Estate
- Reliance Management
- Phoenician Medical
- Lillibridge Healthcare Services
- Regency Medical Group
- Cypress West Partners
- RBR Capital Group
- Dunbar Real Estate
- CIT Small Business Lending
- Medcor Development
- Voit Development
- Bank of America
- Northern Trust
"Phil Wurth has been an exceptional resource for our business. We have trusted him with the brokerage of our portfolio of multi-tenant office parks in Scottsdale. We appreciate he can be on site at a moment’s notice and his hands-on philosophy when it comes to assisting clients. When faced with complicated rebuilds for tenants, Phil’s cooperation and guidance has been tremendously helpful to ensure the process is streamlined. Working with Phil has always been an enjoyable experience. He will continue to be an important part of our properties’ success in the market.”—Ryan Miller, Partner, RBR Capital Group
“For the past four years, Phil has been a trustworthy source for brokerage guidance and assistance. He’s been a key player in team collaborations to execute and organize the many moving parts of lease transactions in the most time-sensitive manner. In our most recent transaction, Phil was dedicated to keeping us in the loop and provided candid feedback to ensure the best decisions were made. The lease process was swift and seamless. We look forward to future transactions directed by Phil and his team. It is a huge comfort to know our property is in good hands.”—Harold Dorenbecher, Managing Director, Northern Trust Bank
Senior Vice President
As a senior vice president of Colliers International Healthcare Services, Life Sciences Group and Seniors Housing Group, I provide comprehensive healthcare, life sciences and seniors housing real estate services. I represent landlords, tenants, investors and owner/users, providing acquisition, disposition, leasing, and site selection services.
My areas of specialization include medical office buildings, behavioral health and seniors housing facilities (skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care).
Through market awareness, time-sensitive project management, aggressive and strategic negotiating tactics, and prompt communication, I assist clients in achieving commercial real estate success, while saving them time and money.
Throughout property acquisition, ownership and disposition, I advise and work with owners and landlords to maximize the value of their assets. Leveraging detailed market intelligence, I identify opportunities that help clients achieve their investment goals.
Tenants and buyers benefit from my cost-free real estate consulting services, as I educate clients on the ever-changing real estate market and how to lower occupancy costs, while achieving maximum lease or purchase concessions. I evaluate market alternatives and form strategies to meet clients’ current and future needs.
An energetic, creative and detail-oriented professional, I pride myself on being a collaborative partner who delivers exemplary service to my clients. With more than 10 years of brokerage experience, I am a seasoned commercial real estate advisor with a proven track record of success working on behalf of my clients.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was a principal with Avison Young Healthcare Services. Previously, I was a senior associate with NAI Horizon, focused on national investment and distressed sales, and local medical office sales and leasing.
Executive Vice President
I am an industry leader in providing comprehensive healthcare and seniors housing real estate services throughout the greater Phoenix region. Specific areas of specialization include single- and multi-tenant medical office buildings, surgery centers, hospitals and specialty hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and seniors housing (skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care and independent living).
As an executive vice president with Colliers International, I represent landlords, tenants, investors and owner/users, providing acquisition, disposition, leasing, sale/leaseback, site selection, consulting, and development services.
With extensive experience and long-standing relationships throughout the healthcare industry, I have a comprehensive understanding of the complex challenges of healthcare clients, which enables me to bring a unique perspective to address their individualized needs.
Clients rely on my in-depth knowledge of healthcare delivery, hospitals, providers, managed care and seniors housing to guide them in strategic real estate decisions. Additionally, my strong analytical skills in financial proformas enable me to help clients mitigate risk and maximize returns.
Recognized locally and nationally as one of the industry’s foremost thought leaders and most qualified healthcare real estate specialists, I serve as a valuable resource and member of my clients’ teams. My commitment is to provide the highest level of service to achieve my clients’ business and real estate objectives.
As one of the first brokers to specialize in healthcare, I developed the unique skillset needed to serve this industry. For more than 25 years, I have been a foremost leader in healthcare real estate and integrally involved with the growth and evolution of healthcare during my career.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was a principal with Avison Young and co-leader of its national healthcare practice group, tasked with growing the healthcare business line.