Former Coca-Cola CEO buys Cave Creek 4BD

Medium 4f275a459c3015b7fccdb4dbc47ad042 John and Carolyn Alm bought a four-bedroom, six-bath home at 4881 E. Creek Canyon Road in Cave Creek from Jeffrey and Naomi Anderson for $1.46 million on Oct. 1.

The 4,411-square-foot house was built in 2006 in the South Cave Creek neighborhood.

Mr. Alm has been the president of the Paintrock Canyon Program. He served as the president and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Enterprises. In 1980, he was hired by Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group as a senior vice president and chief financial officer and became vice president after Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group merged with Coca-Cola Enterprises. He retired from the company in Jan. 2006.

Ms. Alm serves as the treasurer of the Paintrock Canyon Program.

According to, there have been 41 home sales in Cave Creek during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $485,700.

Address: 4881 East Creek Canyon Road
Buyer(s): Carolyn M Alm and John Alm
Seller(s): Jeffrey W Anderson and Naomi Anderson
Sale date: Oct. 1, 2009