Cheryl Marquis has been an active and successful real estate agent in South Orange County, California for more than 25 years where she has assisted clients in finding, aggressively negotiating, and settling in to their dream homes and communities. Cheryl is a firm believer that an unwavering dedication to your passions is the key to success-it is this very philosophy that forms the basis of her strategy as a real estate professional. As a TOP PRODUCER in her company, Cheryl has received the specific accreditation of a Certified Relocation Specialist (CRS) and Accredited Buyers Agent (ABR) and is a member of the Who’s Who of Luxury Real Estate, a select network of the world’s leading luxury home agents. Additionally, Cheryl is a member of C.A.R. (California Association of Realtors), N.A.R. (National Association of Realtors) and O.C.A.R. (Orange County Association of Realtors). Cheryl received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from San Diego State University. Go Aztecs!
My commitment to service is a big part of the success I have been able to help my clients achieve. I oversee every detail of a transaction, from start to finish-and this commitment is evident to my clients.
Cheryl lives with her family in the local area and is involved in civic, volunteer. and philanthropic causes; including co-sponsoring the largest Pro/Am charity tennis tournament in South Orange County. Additionally, Cheryl is a Certified Community Response Team Member (CERT) in the President’s Citizen’s Corps, a program dedicated to building stronger, safer communities. Highly professional, diligent, and market savvy, Cheryl’s goal is to finish every transaction with a very satisfied client, as well as a new friend and neighbor. As testimony to this, Cheryl will happily provide you with a long list of current references – just ask. Cheryl encourages you to call these individuals for their opinions of her integrity and expertise.
Cheryl is known for her honesty, strong work ethic, commitment to client services and tremendous real estate sales success. Again, a list of loyal clients will be provided upon request.
Suzanne Branson brings substantial experience negotiating short sales for Orange County home sellers to the Marquis Group. A California-licensed Realtor since 2003 with ABR and GRI certifications, Suzanne turned her focus to short sales when she saw the benefits she was bringing to her clients. A short sale can be a stressful experience, but not with Suzanne and Cheryl. Suzanne enjoys being hands on and available for her clients. Her favorite part about negotiating a short sale for the seller? “Helping walk the seller through a difficult time by answering questions, providing reassurance, and taking care of them.” Suzanne knows firsthand that short sales require a tremendous amount of patience and perseverance.
Suzanne Branson: Helping people through a time of transition with caring, insight, and integrity.
Gary has more than 30 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience in Orange County and has successfully represented more than 2,000 buyers, tenants, and property owners in the sale, lease, or purchase of OFFICE, INDUSTRIAL, RETAIL, and INVESTMENT real estate. As the Managing Director of INCO Commercial Realty, a brokerage, property management, and consulting company serving all of Southern California and beyond, Gary can provide experienced representation for any commercial real estate brokerage requirement.
Kathy Thomas began her real estate career in 1992 as a Real Estate Loan Officer, working with a top producing Portfolio lender and specializing in subprime and niche lending products. Today, Kathy is a California Real Estate Broker and a member of the National Mortgage Licensing Service. A California native, Kathy uses her knowledge of the Southern California area and her years of experience to assist buyers and sellers in multiple California communities; including Orange County, L.A., Riverside, San Bernardino, and Santa Barbara.
Garrett Marquis is an invaluable member of the Marquis Team. A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he majored in Political Sciences, Garrett began his career in real estate in 2005. Getting his feet wet at LandAmerica Title Insurance, where he used his great people skills and strong work ethic to rise to the top of the title sales teams, Garrett then transitioned to Heritage Escrow. At Heritage Escrow, Garrett was a star member of the company’s top-producing escrow team.
With his Masters in Public Administration from USC, Garrett brings his knowledge of the industry and extensive network to the Marquis Team.
The Marquis Team also includes a professional, experienced mortgage broker: Chebel Mina from Broadview Mortgage, an independent mortgage brokerage firm. Additionally, our reliable escrow officer Melissa DeVito has many years experience working at independently-owned Beneficial Escrow. Completing the Team are Orange Coast Title representative Kristen Marquis, J.D., and our professional photographer Elizabeth Joyce.