Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in Northern California, announced today that Ann Abbruzzese has joined the company as a sales associate in its Santa Rosa office.  In her new position, Abbruzzese will specialize in residential sales inSanta Rosa. 

“Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has been rapidly growing in theSonomaCountyregion, and we need high caliber agents to help us meet the increasing needs of our clients,” said Rick Laws, manager of the company’sSanta Rosaoffice.  “Ann is bright, energetic and works tremendously hard to meet and exceed the expectations of homebuyers and sellers.  We welcome her back to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.”

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Abbruzzese was the director of broker referrals at GMAC Home Services in Oak Brook, Ill.  She held a similar position for the Coldwell Banker Residential Affiliates in Mission Viejo, Calif.

Abbruzzese is an active member of the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation and was chair for the silent auction at the 2010 October Festa Italiana.  She has been a teacher for the Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County as well as the Greenwich, Conn. public schools.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn.   

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Santa Rosa is located at 600 Bicentennial Way, Suite 100 and can be reached at 707.527.8567.  Abbruzzese may be reached directly at 707.889.3196 and via e-mail at