A team to build the dream.

Owner / Associate Broker

Alan Kushmakov

Alan Kushmakov is a founder & CEO of Best Homes Real Estate serviced by 1st Class in the Metro-Phoenix area- AZ . Alan started his real estate sales career in 2013 as a solo agent. Three years laters, after selling 75 homes and $21 mil in sales volume he formed a team - The  Alan K Group. On January 14 2020, Alan launched Best Homes Homes Real Estate. In the past 15 months, the brokerage has closed 522 units, $144 mil in sales volume and hired 107 agents. During the same period of time, Alan opened 4 more franchise locations,  launched Best Homes Mortgage and runs a private Facebook Group called Become Best Agent. 

Outside of running his businesses, Alan has been married for 21 years to Alexandra. They have 3 beautiful kids and a goldendoodle by the name of Benji.

Designated Broker

David Roney

I love helping people transact real estate, honestly! Providing excellent service, honest insight, and offering a perspective from my experience in construction that 90% of agents don't have allows me to serve my clients exceptionally well. Long before I got into real estate in 2002, a handshake meant a promise to me. My word and my integrity are important to me. It's why I serve people and professionals of all types - real estate attorneys, builders, title officers, doctors, CEOs, priests, and many others of various backgrounds. To me, helping people find the perfect home, or sell an existing home, is an important service. It's much more than a business deal to me, and I promise you no-pressure, raving fan service you won't find elsewhere.

A little about my background: David was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated college in Colorado and lived in Denver 11 years prior to moving to Arizona in 2001. David has two wonderful kids, and a spoiled Beagle. During his career, David has worked as a Project Manager for a home builder and has owned four successful businesses. In addition, he has worked as an Assistant Vice President for Merrill Lynch, and served as Executive Director for a new-concept medical practice. He has also served as a Director of an Arizona luxury home builder, and the Exclusive Broker for a high-end luxury home builder in Paradise Valley and the Arcadia areas. As founder and president of Roney & Associates Realty, David continued to nourish his entrepreneurial spirit, and excelled in providing superior service with the greatest attention to detail. David is proud that his small firm received a Top 10 Ranking by Arizona Business Magazine, three years running, prior to his company being acquired by Coldwell Banker in 2011. In 2014, David joined forces with Fathom Realty. He became the Branch Manager of the Scottsdale office, and a District Director. In spring of 2015, David became the Designated/State Broker for the company in the state of Arizona. In 2020 he moved to serving clients and agents as the Designated Broker of Best Homes Real Estate, a new and innovative real estate company based in Arizona. David has a variety of professional designations, is regularly seeking additional educational opportunities, and has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer. His experience in home-building and construction has proved invaluable to his clients, as have his negotiating and business experience.

When not serving his clients, David spends time with his family. He also donates considerable time to a variety of charities, charitable boards, and his church.

Director Of Operations

Melissa Esparza

I started my Real Estate journey in 2017 as a new agent looking for inspiration and direction. I came into real estate with over a decade of retail sales & management experience and I was fortunate enough to come across Best Homes CEO, Alan Kushmakov. Being part of his team is where I learned how to navigate this industry and advance my career in Real Estate. My commitment is to ensure Best Homes provides the best service to ensure our agents have the best experience. My mission is to ensure all the best agents have all the tools they need, know how to use them, and assist in helping provide direction that was given to me many years ago. Outside of work I love spending time at home with my husband of 20+ years, my daughter, our zoo of pets, friends, family, and having fun with my many home & personal projects!

Transaction Coordinator

Destini Cooke

Destini has been a resident of Arizona since 2005 and has an extensive operational and service background. She is a mother of a beautiful 4-year-old girl and when she's not working hard for our clients, she and her daughter are out on the river or having a new outdoor adventure. Before becoming a realtor, she spent a vast amount of time working with builders, contractors, and investors, creating beautiful living spaces for homeowners. As an agent, she was devoted to making her clients' buying and selling experience as easy and stress-free as possible and was committed to being prompt and responsive. Now as Best Homes Real Estate's Transaction Coordinator she is dedicated to ensuring her team is fully supported to make every client's experience the very best. She and her team of highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals will ensure you get the maximum level of service to make all your home buying and selling dreams a reality. 

Loan Officer

Tamara Perez

Tamara Perez I have 8yrs of experience in the Mortgage industry. I started when I was 19yrs old getting my feet wet in the Title and escrow world and learning the ropes for 4yrs. I quickly merged over to the lending side. I’m from Los Angeles California and consider myself an Arizonian. I focus on building relationships with my clients and helping all my customers achieve their home financing goals. My mission is to get my customers on the right track.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Tristan Horn

I have been doing real estate marketing for over 3 years specializing in lead generation, branding, and designing. Since I started real estate marketing, I have generated over 30,000 leads for real estate agents and teams and have helped hundreds of agents with digital marketing build their brand and looking forward to helping more. On my free time, I enjoy quality time with family and friends.

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