Sachiko is a Tokyo university graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Modern Economics. She graduated from high school at the top of her class and was among the few women at that time admitted to universities for higher education. She was born in Osaka and has homes in Osaka and Tokyo. She came to the United States as a key part of the team that brought a major Japanese brand to America.
Sachiko married James Bower who died in 1985 and then married Lawrence B. Goodman, a widower, in 1987. With Sachiko’s daughter, Teru, they established their home in Greenwich.
Sachiko has been interested in real estate from the time she was a student in Tokyo. She continued this interest when she moved to Connecticut with Jim Bower and now is a top broker at Douglas Elliman and a real estate investor and developer. For forty years Sachiko has been active at and a trustee of the Bruce Museum and a prime mover in achieving the new Bruce that is taking shape now.