Terry Martin-Denning

CEO/Designated Broker

NAI Horizon - Phoenix
2944 North 44th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
United States
T +1 602 852 3438
M +1 602 809 2173

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Commercial Real Estate

Scope of Service Experience

As CEO of NAI Horizon, Terry Martin-Denning possesses a passion for developing and nurturing relationships and overseeing commercial real estate professionals who deliver a high level of service for their clients. She takes pride in fulfilling that passion by helping people create a service platform that makes clients a first priority. In her role as CEO and designated broker, Terry is responsible for the overall strategy of NAI Horizon. She provides leadership, direction, and promotes the vision, culture, and professionalism of NAI Horizon both internally and externally. As Designated Broker, Terry manages the agents and oversees the daily transactional activity including the review of all real estate contracts and documentation. On the Property Management side, she is responsible for leading the development, growth and ongoing operation of NAI Horizon’s Property Management Division.

In 2020 Terry was named Secretary of the NAI Global Executive Leadership Board. The NAI Leadership board provides proactive leadership to increase the profitability, professionalism, technical capability, integrity, and standards of practice that reinforce and breed mutual trust and respect throughout the entire NAI organization. It fosters and promotes activities and productivity of Offices, Agents and the Organization at large. 

Background & Experience

Terry was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2015. She served as Chief Operating Officer for NAI Horizon from 2006 until becoming CEO. She became the Designated Broker in early 2008 and has been employed in various capacities by NAI Horizon and its affiliated companies since 1985. Terry possesses more than 35 years of accounting and operational experience. She boasts a career of more than 30 years in commercial real estate with an emphasis on brokerage, property management, asset management, receivership, development and finance. Terry has extensive experience in commercial real estate including lease and contract negotiations, property management and receivership for all commercial product types (retail, office, industrial and land).


Terry earned a Business Administration degree from the University of Montana with a major in accounting and minor in psychology.

Professional Associations & Designations

Terry is visible in the business community and active in Valley Partnership, NAIOP Arizona, AZCREW, Urban Land Institute Arizona, and ICSC. She serves as the 2021 Past- President of AZCREW. 

She is currently service as Vice-Chair of the NAI Global Executive Leadership Board.

Her philanthropic involvement includes community outreach with the Valley Partnership Community Project, Brokers for Kids, Save the Family, St. Vincent de Paul, New Pathways, and St. Mary’s Food Bank.