Chris Suarez - REALTOR®
Love of architecture brought Christopher to the real estate profession at an early age, and he has been working in some form of the industry for most of his adult life. He began working in real estate in high school as an assistant to a top-producing agent and was licensed soon after graduating from University of California, Berkeley. He has worked in all areas of real estate, including residential estates, residential income, and both commercial and residential development projects. His passion for real estate and architecture can be also be traced to the many property development renovations and restorations he has completed over the years. He developed and renovated over 50 projects, which included homes, apartment buildings, and commercial projects. He has received several awards from the communities that benefitted from his redevelopment and restoration projects. Christopher began his real estate career with Prudential California Realty in 1990. He formed Suarez and Associates with his partner and cousin Henry Suarez. Together they were the top producing team in the entire company. In 1992, Chris and Henry earned the distinction #1 producing Real Estate Team in Los Angeles County. Chris Suarez joined Dilbeck Realtors in 1994 after being recruited by the company’s founder, Ray Dilbeck. Suarez and Associates have consistently been the top agents for Dilbeck Realtors from that moment on. They were honored as the top 4 for team production in the nation for GMAC Real Estate, a Dilbeck affiliation, and the the 4th largest Real Estate entity in the nation at the time. Christopher loves a challenge, and wanted to take his success to a larger real estate market. In 2005, Christopher relocated to San Francisco, considered to be the most dynamic and challenging Real Estate markets in the nation. There, Christopher was the founding broker/owner of Union Street Real Estate Services, which catered to the needs of corporate clients, which included private-equity firms, hedge funds, banks, and other financial institutions by assisting them with difficult task of the disposition of their real estate assets during the financial crisis. In 2010, Christopher joined Pacific Union International, the San Francisco Bay Area's premier international luxury real estate brand where Christopher shifted his focus to the demanding San Francisco luxury market. While at Pacific Union, Christopher negotiated and closed 108 houses throughout the Bay Area. This accomplishment made him the top-producing agent for total number transactions for the 2012 year for all of Pacific Union's 24 offices and 500 agents. In 2017, Christopher returned to Southern California and Dilbeck Realtors where together with Kim Benz, he formed the real estate brand Suarez + Benz. They bring a perfected strategic marketing program that is unrivaled in this marketplace. Suarez+Benz is committed to changing the Real Estate Game by doing real estate differently. They bring to their clients a team of designers, artists, printers, photographers, filmmakers and web developers that help showcase Real Estate in different way that bring their clients a greater return on their Real Estate investment.