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Edward E.N. Brown, CEO

Edward E.N. Brown, CEO
Edward holds a Masters degree in Taxation and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, both from Golden Gate University.

  • He was a weekly lecturer of accounting and taxation at the University of Phoenix and has also taught at Dominican University.
  • He has been a guest lecturer at Golden Gate University, and at a number of banks, real estate companies and stock brokerage firms.
  • He has appeared on CNN's "Ask The Expert" and was a guest speaker on "Your Money.”
  • Edward has written many articles which have been published in a variety of financial magazines, including The Practical Accountant; he has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal.
  • Edward is a winner of a prestigious MBA Tax Award.
  • His professional accomplishments include providing expert witness testimony regarding investments and being appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice to serve as Chairman of a Shareholder Equity Committee protecting 29,000 shareholders of a $250 million REIT.
  • His professional licenses include: Series 7 Securities, Life and Disability Insurance, Tax Preparer, Real Estate Sales, and former Certified Fund Specialist. (415) 451-6099, ext. 102

Marco Polo Garbarino, CFO

Marco Garbarino, CFO
Marco is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and earned an MBA from St. Mary's College.

  • Marco has been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1989.
  • He has originated over $150 million in conventional and private money loans.
  • He has brokered over $200 million in real estate sales.
  • Marco has professionally managed over 2,000 commercial and residential units.
  • He has leased over 150,000 square feet of commercial and retail office space.
  • He also teaches economics at the Branson School in Ross, California as an adjunct professor. (415) 451-6099, ext. 101

Dawn Fitzpatrick

Dawn Fitzpatrick, Treasurer
Dawn earned her B.A. degree from San Francisco State University.

  • She received her Real Estate License in 1989 and first worked for a large North Bay builder.
  • She joined Garbarino & Associates in 1991 as property manager for several hundred units in Marin County, Sacramento and Reno.
  • She began incorporating real estate sales into her activities in 1995.
  • Dawn handled sales, marketing and market analysis for several sub-divisions.
  • She recently joined Equity Bancorp, managing project reviews, investor relations and marketing.
  • She has sold over $100 million during her career in real estate. (415) 451-6099, ext. 105

The EquityBancorp, Inc. team
(L to R): Edward, Dawn, Peter, Chrissy and Marco.