Suzanne Garcia has joined Compass and brings a wealth of experience in business and real estate to our team. Her entire professional life has been dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.
Suzanne was born in Burlingame and raised in San Jose. She earned an AA in Merchandising from FIDM in San Francisco. Suzanne and her husband Michael currently reside in San Bruno and have recently celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. Suzanne has also lived in Belmont and San Mateo and they have lived together in San Francisco, as well as Phoenix and Seattle. She is an avid runner, completing two marathons, enjoys traveling, fashion and food. Suzanne and Michael are the “favorite” aunt and uncle to their nieces and nephews and sponsor two children in El Salvador through Compassion International.
Suzanne spent 20 years at Nordstrom, with numerous successful assignments in store management, buying and fashion merchandising. She led the top sales producing division in women’s apparel for the company while focusing specifically on the Bay Area clientele. Suzanne went on to spend the next decade as founder and owner of Chocolate Star Bakery, an independent, award-winning gourmet cookie company in Arizona. CSB included a retail store and e-commerce site to serve customers both locally and worldwide and specialized in corporate gifts. Suzanne returned back to her roots in the Bay Area to work for Williams-Sonoma where she enjoyed the assignment of multi-channel bakeware buyer. Before joining Compass, Suzanne spent 18 months as an integral part of a real estate team here on the Peninsula. Suzanne’s commitment to delivering superior service must be from start to finish, and beyond.
Compass is dedicated to excellence - and our association with Suzanne Garcia is a bright example.