Stephen Swanton grew up in Northern California in the Bay Area and spent 15 years in Sonoma County prior to making the move to St. Croix in 2015. He has been in real estate since 2018 and brings with him a wealth of business skills and expertise with a background in food and wine sales having been employed by world renown Michelin starred chefs and has been a purveyor for the best wine lists in Sonoma and Napa counties. He has been visiting the Caribbean all of his life and after moving to St. Croix opened a production facility and was the first commercial kombucha brewer in the U.S. Virgin Islands. His company, Virgin Islands Kombucha sold commercial kegs to bars, restaurants and yoga studios as well as retail sales at the local Farmer’s Market. Additionally, he had been an avid cyclist prior to moving to St. Croix, but never participated in any endurance racing; so in 2015, he signed up for a triathlon, on a whim, without even knowing how to swim! Since then, he has used a systematic and data-driven approach combined with dedication and discipline to become a top triathlete and elite cyclist on St. Croix, having competed at the international level in both cycling and triathlon, In his training, he has explored every inch of the beautiful island and he uses that knowledge to help clients find their perfect island home, condo or home site. He truly feels that real estate is a lifetime endeavor and has found it extremely satisfying to assist people with their real estate needs, goals and dreams to find the same joy and fulfillment he has found since moving to St. Croix.
Stephen believes in giving back to his community and has been very active with numerous organizations. He currently gives of his time and is the President of the Virgin Islands Triathlon Federation as well as is a World Triathlon Level 2 certified coach and coaches junior triathletes and cyclists on St. Croix. In addition to being the overall winner of the 2018 Beauty and the Beast Triathlon (formerly the Ironman 70.3 race), he has been the Virgin Islands National Time Trial Champion 2016, 2018, 2021, 2022 and Virgin Islands National Road Race Champion 2015-2022.
He also delights in sharing what the beautiful St. Croix area lifestyle has to offer his clients with his local knowledge and expertise; which include the best beaches, world-class recreational activities such as outdoor activities offering nature trails for walking, hiking and biking in addition to golf, boating, scuba diving, open water swimming and snorkeling together with wonderful dining, boutique shopping along with being known as a renowned wedding destination spot, unique cultural events, fascinating history and activities for everyone.
Pairing with Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty was the other perfect piece of the puzzle for him. They are recognized as one of the most trusted and reputable real estate brands in the world. Expertise as masters of real estate marketing and online presence, having the reach of an international network and global connection and being a leader in the luxury market. These things are the distinctive mix for Stephen along with being a certified Global Luxury Property Specialist and a top performing agent on St. Croix since joining Coldwell Banker in 2018.
Let Stephen assist you with selling or buying your Caribbean home, condominium, commercial property, vacation home, vacant land, investment property or waterfront luxury estate and discover the unique lifestyle, natural beauty and delightful climate that St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands has to offer.
Contact Stephen at firstname.lastname@example.org.