Real Estate Agent


Susan Hewitt and her son, C.J. Nakagawa, are members of a three-generation real estate family renowned for providing outstanding value to their clients. Persistence, dedication and experience have enabled hundreds of buyers to successfully close escrow on the home of their dreams. Buyers and Sellers alike point to their uncompromising service, expert negotiation, and communication skills as the key to their success. Susan and CJ joined Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty in 2014, creating a partnership for unparalleled real estate representation in the Bay Area.


Every home has a unique story and we would love to tell yours. We understand luxury real estate in Marin County/San Francisco and have the numbers to prove it. Our proven sales approach is unrivaled- bringing realistic pricing, innovative marketing, and elegant presentation to every listing. We are one of the top producing teams in Marin County and have sold more than $250 million in recent years.

Luxury real estate in the Bay area demands a refined understanding of the local marketplace: its people, their homes, and their values. With sales of notable properties such as the Kent Estate in Kentfield, 42 San Carlos in Sausalito, The J.K. Armsby house and Beryl Buck Estate in Ross, the team is well-versed in the ultra-high end. Celebrities, athletes, and renowned public figures have all used the discreet services of The Marin Group when searching for or selling their homes in Marin County and San Francisco.

FOR SELLERS, our primary objective is to partner with you, the client, and achieve the highest net proceeds as quickly as possible through expert negotiation techniques.

FOR BUYERS, our primary objective is to find exactly what you are looking for and to negotiate the best deal possible for you.


Susan and CJ have been recognized as a top producing team at Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty for the past 3 years.

Susan Hewitt has a degree in Business Administration with a Specialty in Marketing and Finance from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and studied International Marketing at Queen's College at Oxford University and has over 30 years of real estate experience. Susan was one of the top producers at the #1 Coldwell Banker Office in North America and consistently a member of the Previews International President's Premier - an achievement earned by the top 1% of her colleagues.

After graduating from Chapman University with a degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, C.J. started his career at Coldwell Banker-Greenbrae and became the #1 Realtor Under 35 and earned the Blue Diamond award for sales excellence, the 2013 CB Rising Star award, and membership in the Previews International Sterling Society. He has served as the President of the Marin County Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network.

Susan Hewitt

  • Lic.# 00996144
500 Drakes Landing Road
Greenbrae, California, Marin County, 94904