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Subject: Suzanne Saint-Pierre based on a real person? rss

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Anthony Ronda
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I tend to look up the names found in games I'm interested in to see if any seemingly made-up characters are based on historical persons. Sam Malone and Wilfred Twain didn't seem to bring up anything noteworthy, but Suzanne's name yielded very interesting results.

Suzanne St. Pierre is a present day NYC real estate lawyer who brokers deals for huge construction projects and real estate investments. Her partner profile on her firm's site lists ventures involving some very recognizable city landmarks, including...the Flatiron Building!

So, did the designers get real-world inspiration for this name, or just a wild coincidence? You decide
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Brandan Parsons
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Hahaha, we are not intentionally making any allusions to modern day real estate lawyers, but I'm impressed by your research! Our inspiration was Stephanie St. Clair, who was not so much a mob boss herself, as she was known for affiliating with and standing up to mob bosses.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephanie_St._Clair
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