MEET THE TEAM
Chris Suarez, CEO and leader of the team, has over 30 years of experience in all areas of real estate and property renovations, spanning across Los Angeles and San Francisco. With countless awards and an outstanding record in the industry, his creative expression, entrepreneurial ingenuity, and love for architecture and design drive Suarez + Benz to achieve excellence.
Kimberly Benz, known as a trustworthy dedicator, enjoys an acclaimed reputation. Enthusiastic, competitive, and goal-oriented, Kimberly has worked in the real estate market for more than 25 years. She makes extraordinary efforts to identify and adjust to client’s needs. With thousands of homes sold, her ability to efficiently manage listings, maintain superior client + vendor relationships and transform interiors helps our team make an earnest impact on the sale of a home – all on time and on budget. Kimberly is committed to quality and superior customer service that distinguishes Suarez + Benz from other real estate teams.
Chris joined the team in 2019, he came into real estate with a dedicated work ethic and a fresh approach to the business. Having worked previously in project management, Chris is experienced in executing the details that must come together to get a house ready to go on the market. all day to day operations and budget approriation.
As a Los Angeles native, Iris’ understanding of real estate in this area began at a young age. With an educational background in marketing and design at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, her fine-tuned attention to detail aligns well with our team’s initiative. Iris is new to the Suarez + Benz team, but has worked in property management for the past year, honing in on her communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
Andrew is a recent graduate from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where he studied Marketing and Entrepreneurship. His specialty is with small businesses; he has worked with several and even started one of his own during college. He adds branding, marketing strategy and design skills to the team. He is a natural born communicator and is extremely committed to getting the job done.
Kelly has been actively licensed since 2006 . Her knowledge and experience provides the clients with excellent guidance while taking them through the many steps required to close an escrow from pre-listing to sold.
Yanchi is a visual designer with an MFA degree in graphic design and a BA degree in literature. Her interdisciplinary background of language and visual communication allows her to be an effective collaborator. Her expertise, working in tandem with Chris’s experience and Kim’s commitment to quality and superior customer service, helps Suarez+Benz showcase the area’s most elegant homes in a unique and tasteful format.