The Alcove Group is a luxury residential team of realtors. We provide world class service and lifestyles for the clients we serve. Our vision to help families across the world.

Currently, our market expertise lies within the following areas : Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Arcadia, Biltmore, and North Central Phoenix.


Owen Squires


Owen Squires was born and raised in North Central Phoenix and knows the city incredibly well. Owen has also loved people, and homes, for as long as he can remember. Becoming a Realtor® has been a dream come true for him.

“I approach my work with a sense of humility and a spirit of contribution. When you stop caring about the deal and start caring about people, success will follow. And no matter where you go, go with all your heart.”

Jeff Gottschalk


In 2013,  Jeff Gottschalk was recognized in Arizona Business Leaders Magazine as one of the top 500 most influential Arizona business leaders for his 5-year tenure as the founder of a marketing and technology company.

In 2014, Jeff brought his diverse skill-set to the Arizona luxury market. Jeff’s skill-set encompasses an effective blend of relationship marketing and online marketing strategies. Jeff’s work ethic is unparalleled in the industry, which allows him to achieve outstanding results for his clients. Jeff has done over 9 million dollars in sales within his first two years. Phoenix Magazine named him a Rising Star Agent in their October 2016 edition.

Nick Ptak


World class service is my number one priority. I’m available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through this service, I’ve created lifelong clients, built on a foundation of trust. I’m always looking to go the extra mile and exceed client expectations. My expectations exceed those of my valued clients.

I work with the highest caliber of industry professionals in order to provide a seamless process in every step of a transaction. Every detail is important.  I encourage transparency, credibility and trust in all matters related to my business. 

Thank you for your highest consideration.

Kyle Van Dusen

Director of Land Acquisition

Kyle is performance and results focused, with dependable organization and analytical skills. Focused on building and maintaining relationships for services and products, with an emphasis on problem solving and customer satisfaction. 4 years of experience working at Yelp in advertising sales, B2C marketing strategies, and lead generation. Kyle was an instrumental member of a growing sales team from its start up through its IPO. Kyle’s background also includes a strong working relationship with all departments of a start up including: account management, advertising operations and sales training. Kyle was one of the first team members of the Yelp lead generation team and helped with the business development of new lead strategies. Prior to Yelp, Kyle was a 4 year college baseball player at Scottsdale Community College and Santa Clara University, both as a starting shortstop and third baseman.