About Steve Urie

Steve has been a resident of Gilbert Arizona for 32 years and has been married to the former Renae Ricks of Mesa for 39 years, they have four children, and three grandchildren.

He currently serves as the presiding JP  in the Highland Justice Court in the Highland District. He has served as a training/mentoring judge for newly elected justices of the peace.

He currently serves as the chair of Judicial Development and Training, as well as, he serves on the Professional Standards and Policy Committee.

Previously, Steve Urie served as an Arizona State Legislator for Legislative District 22. As a state legislator, he served on the Appropriations Committee, the Appropriations Sub-committee (chair) of Debt Reduction, the Appropriations Sub-committee (vice-chair) for Multi-Year Budgeting, Government Committee, the Agriculture and Water Committee, and the Joint Legislative Committee to select the Arizona Ombudsmen (Chair).

In 2003, Steve was selected as the REALTOR of the YEAR from among the agents and brokers of the 12th largest REALTOR Board in the nation. His business, Mesa Verde Property Management, Inc, is a member of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. Steve is also a member the National Association of Residential Property Managers and a member of the local, state and national associations of REALTORS. In the past, Steve has served his local REALTOR Board on the Grievance Committee and on the Arizona Association of REALTORS Professional Standards Committee.

Steve served 11 years (1999 - 2010) on the Gilbert Town Council before resigning to run for the state legislature. During his years of service on Council, he served as liaison to the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Redevelopment Commission. Prior to serving on the Town Council, Steve served 4 years (1995 to 1999) on the Redevelopment Commission.

Steve has an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement from Ohlone Community College (1976), a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with emphasis in Marketing and Finance from Brigham Young University (1979) and an MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona (1982). He also holds the National Association of Residential Property Managers RMP and MPM designations, and the REALTORS the GRI and ABR designations.


  • Justice of the Peace Highland Justice Court, Highland District. 2013 - current.
  • AA Degree, Law Enforcement, June 1976, Ohlone Community College, Fremont, California.
  • BS Degree, Business Management, Marketing and Finance, 1979, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • MBA Degree, Management Information Systems, 1982, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Arizona Department of Real Estate Approved Instructor, Continuing Education Instructor; GRI Instructor.


  • Arizona State Representative 2011 - Current
  • Appropriations Committee
    • Appropriations Sub-Committee on Debt Reduction (Chair)
    • Appropriations Sub-committee on Multi-year Budgeting (Vice-Chair)
  • Government Committee Agriculture and Water
  • Committee Joint Legislative
  • Committee to Select the Arizona Ombudsmen
  • Town of Gilbert Councilman 1999-2007, Vice-Mayor 2002-2003
  • Economic Development Advisory Board, Liaison
  • Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, Liaison
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Liaison
  • Parks and Recreation Sub-Committee, Member
  • Paths, Opens Space and Trails Sub-Committee, Co-chair
  • Equestrian and Special Events Venue, ad hoc committee, Liaison
  • Redevelopment, Past Liaison
  • Redevelopment Commissioner, Past 
  • Heritage DAT Study Committee, Member
  • Riparian Advisory Board Member   
  • Maricopa Association of Governments 20/25 Committee
  • Williams Gateway Partnering and Re-use Committee


  • Mesa Verde Property Management, Inc, President/Designated Broker; Business Owner 24 years
  • 32 years office management experience and personnel supervision
  • SEVRAR Grievance Committee: Member
  • AAR Professional Standards Committee: Member
  • Property Management Institute LLC., Administrator/Owner
  • Professional Instructor for Real Estate Contract Law, Tenant Landlord Law, Commissioner's Rules and Regs, and Disclosure
  • Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Gilbert Leadership Class IV
  • Gilbert Leadership Board of Directors
  • South East Valley Regional Association of REALTORS
  • 2003 REALTOR of the Year
  • SEVRAR Property Management Committee, Chair
  • Government Relations Committee Member
  • Education Committee Member
  • ABR and GRI designations
  • National Association of Residential Property Managers, Past President and Board Member
  • NARPM Arizona Chapter, Past President
  • RMP and MPM designations



Russell, Stephanie, Lorraine, Jason, and Jamison
 with Steve & Renae Urie

Steve & Renae Urie with Russell, Jade
and new grandbaby Maude Urie.

Dr Jason & Stephanie Alder
(orthopedic surgeon)

Steve's Grandbabies
Jason & Stephanie's children Evan and Camaryn.

Lorrainne Urie
Attending ASU

Jamison graduating from NPTC

Jamison and his wife, Andrea, at graduation from NPTC.
Both are in the US Navy serving at Norfolk, VA