About Tamara Suminski
ENERGY. ENTHUSIASM. PASSION. PROFESSIONALISM.
Tamara Suminski is a third generation REALTOR®. A former hotelier, Tamara was licensed in January 2005 and since then she has been dedicated to perfecting the real estate experience through continuous innovation and the highest standards of service. In addition to being a consistent producer in her area, she donates a portion of her earnings to the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles and Kiva micro lending.
Tamara has taught classes globally to fellow REALTORS® on Business Planning, Contracts, Negotiation, Paperless Transactions, Digital Real Estate, Accredited Buyer Representative, and REALTOR Safety, among some of the topics.
Tamara earned her MBA from Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business. She firmly believes in continuous education and staying in tune with the current industry practice. She holds the following designations and certifications: Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI), e-PRO Certified, Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Quality Service Certified (QSC), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) and Accredited Staging Professional (ASP).
Tamara earned REALTOR® of the Year – 2010 from the South Bay Association of REALTORS® for her professionalism, education and service in the industry. Just two years prior, she earnedRookie of the Year – 2008, which launched her volunteerism at the local, state and national levels. Tamara is a 2012 Graduate of The Leadership Academy at the National Association of REALTORS®.
Currently Tamara serves the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and South Bay Association of REALTORS® (SBAOR) in the following capacity:
2014 Past President | South Bay Association of REALTORS®
2012-19 Board of Directors | National Association of REALTORS®
2015-20 Federal Political Coordinator to Representative Ted Lieu | National Association of REALTORS®
2019 Chair, Federal Committee | California Association of REALTORS®
2010-19 Board of Directors | California Association of REALTORS®
2007-19 Legislative Liaison | California Association of REALTORS®
2010-15 Board of Directors | South Bay Association of REALTORS®
When she’s not working, you can find Tamara enjoying the surf and sand, traveling or spending time with her sweet boy, Sebastian, partner in all things, Chris and 4-legged girl, Maggie May.