A Scottsdale dentist and a former Morgan Stanley marketing executive were among the buyers of the most expensive homes in metro Phoenix this week.

Among the luxury features: column pillars, a two-way fireplace and a smart home system.


Adam and Jill Pierce paid cash through a family trust for a contemporary-style estate near Camelback Mountain in Phoenix.

The Arcadia-area house has a Savant smart home system and a modern kitchen that features a large island with seating for six. The great room has a retractable glass wall that opens to the backyard and a spacious covered patio.

Andy and Heather Cracchiolo sold the 7,601-square foot home through a trust.


Former Morgan Stanley Chief Marketing Officer Phillip Raskin used a