Originally from Japan's Hiroshima Prefecture, Aya Schwartz is a well-established real estate agent focused on the Marin County real estate market in order to help clients unfamiliar with the San Francisco Bay Area market and culture. She has an extensive background built on years of dedication and involvement. Aya started her career as an overseas sales representative for a prominent Japanese glove company based in Kagawa, Japan. She worked closely with her California-based client, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of golf clubs, on the design and material selection for their branded line of golf gloves. After she earned a degree in business administration at San Francisco State University, Aya successfully took an internship with the Public Relations and Cultural Affairs Division of the Consulate-General of Japan. She also worked as a sales representative for a wholesale distributor of seafood and specialty grocery items sourced primarily from Japan. When she started working as a real estate advisor, her extensive experience made her immediately successful and well-established in the Californian-Japanese society. Her customers love her strong commitment to get top-dollar value in every transaction and her ability to help foreign customers to familiarize themselves not only with the U.S. real estate market but also with the cultures and traditions here. Generally speaking, clients consider Aya to be a culturally sensitive, flexible, and reliable sales expert. Aya lives with her husband and their three children in Tiburon. She is deeply involved in the study of the Japanese tea ceremony and with its community. She enjoys sharing Japanese culture and history through a cup of tea.