About Showing Suite
Since 2001, Showing Suite, Inc has been developing the most advanced real estate agent software. Developed by REALTORS, for real estate professionals to help them sell more listings smarter and faster.
Located in San Diego, California, Showing Suite, Inc. has produced a suite of real estate software including Home Feedback, Home Followup, Showing Sync, Showing Calendar, Foreclosure Feedback, Showing Robot, Showing Note, and the integrated Showing Suite bundle.
Over the course of the past 13 years, Showing Suite, Inc. has helped more than 800,000 real estate agents obtain valuable information from potential buyers and increase home sales. Currently Showing Suite, Inc. products hold an active presence in 144 U.S. markets and 30 Canadian markets.
Meet Our Team
CEO & Founder
Bengson is one of two real estate masterminds behind Showing Suite, Inc. and brings more than 24 years of industry experience to the company. Prior to starting Showing Suite, Bengson was president of RealPro Real Estate Consultants, Inc. where he specialized in residential real estate sales and real estate development throughout San Diego County. He has sold more than 800 homes throughout San Diego County.Bengson has also worked as a general contractor and custom home builder. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and attended Thomas Jefferson Law School.Favorite Quote: “Nothing is over until we decide it is” – John Belushi
Co-founder of Showing Suite, Inc., Shafran brings more than 19 years of real estate experience to the company. Shafran expertise includes relocation sales, estate sales, and sales to first time buyers to the company. In terms of home sales, he ranks among the top 1 percent of the nation’s real estate professionals. Shafran also currently heads The Alan Shafran Group as one of the innovators to the team approach and implementation of Buyer Brokerage contracts in the real estate industry.
Prior to Showing Suite, Shafran worked for investment company, PaineWebber where he gained a strong financial background by managing $80 million in assets.
Director of Product Development
Born a military brat in Bitburg AFB, Germany, Joseph Tinter has always had a deep love of big ideas, innovation, and technology. He has over 8 years of experience working with product operations, support operations and information technology, assisting both local and national companies professionally.
Prior to Showing Suite, Joseph worked for Ticketmaster corporate in Los Angeles in their events product management department, ensuring that infrastructure for events were properly handled. He is also the father of two wonderful girls, Roxanne and Gwendolyn, and the husband to his loving wife, Lisa.
Favorite Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go
Director of Marketing
Born and raised in New York, Michelle Costa has over 8 years of internet marketing, sales, and web development experience working with both large and small corporate technology companies. Michelle has a passion for entrepreneurial projects, and has assisted in launching several start-ups, including businesses specializing in e-commerce and internet branding solutions.
In her free time, Michelle likes to hang out with her dog, and enjoy San Diego’s many outdoor activities such as hiking in the desert, kayaking, off roading, bicycling, and running.
Favorite Quote: “Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right” – Grateful Dead
Vice President of Sales
Benjamin is passionate about solving problems. He is constantly learning so that he can find new and innovative solutions. He enjoys learning about business development, marketing and sales. Benjamin’s background includes account management, marketing and a degree in Business Management from San Diego State University.
In his free time Benjamin enjoys volunteering at All People’s Church, training for ultra-marathons, drinking coffee and playing Clash of Clans.
Favorite Quote: “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.” – C.S. Lewis
National Account Executive – Team & Brokerage Solutions
Terri loves a good challenge. She has background in corporate hospitality and special events – her most rewarding work has been volunteering for non-profits organizing fundraisers.
She has worked in the real estate industry as an agent in both Texas and Nevada and as a marketing consultant with Homes.com.
As a Texas A&M Graduate Terri is a consummate cheerleader for any Aggie sports event, and in her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Favorite Quote: “Keep in mind, just because you don’t know the answer doesn’t mean that one does not exist. You simply haven’t discovered it yet.” – Joel Osteen
Director of Office Operations
Born in California, Audrey has lived on both coasts, but has found her home in San Diego. She is passionate about organization and working in Office Operations, which she has done for the duration of her employment history.
In her free time, Audrey enjoys compulsively organizing things, Instagramming pictures of her food, and drinking lattes.
Favorite Quote: “Too many people undervalue what they are and overvalue what they’re not.” -Unknown
Brianna moved to San Diego 4 years ago and received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University. Brianna enjoys being productive and is naturally detail-oriented, organized, and adept at handling many tasks at once. Positivity is one of her biggest strengths, she appreciates challenges, and strives to improve the world around her.
In her free time, Brianna enjoys being outdoors and hanging with friends. Some of her hobbies include playing sports, reading, crafting, and singing.
Favorite Quote: “The name we give to something shapes our attitude towards it.” – Katherine Paterson
Senior Support Guru
Adam graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from San Diego State University. In his free time, Adam enjoys surfing the web, bad movies, hiking, and video games.
Favorite Quote: “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” – Carl Sagan
Technical Support Guru
Christopher Pulver was born and raised in San Diego, where he attended Coleman University and graduated with a degree in computer networking and network security. Christopher enjoys listening to podcasts, video gaming, comedy, and reading on his free time.
Favorite Quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali
Technical Support Guru
Emilie was born just outside Montreal, Quebec, Canada and grew up in a French environment, learning English at the age of 10 and moving to California about a decade ago. Now a Photography student at Grossmont College, she enjoys movies, music, and reading scary stories.
Favorite Quote: “It’s better to help people than garden gnomes.” – Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain