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Real Estate – June 1, 2018

Top 100 in Real Estate 2018

This property at the Kukio Golf and Beach Club, which is about 8 miles north of Kona airport, was the highest-priced residential sale in the state of Hawaii last year at $17.5 million. The 9,382 square foot residence sits on 1.33 acres and includes six bedrooms, seven baths and two half-baths. The listing agent was David Johnston and the buyer’s agent James Schneider, both of Kukio Properties.

Top 100 Real Estate Agents

No. 1 James A. Schneider
The state’s top real estate agent based on 2017 sales works exclusively within Kukio, the private residential club along the coast, about 8 miles north of Kona airport. James Schneider attributes his success to a mixture of “a tremendous support staff, backing of Kukio and the support of loyal club members.”

Kukio Properties has three agents and four support staff to cover the real estate needs of its members.

“There is no internal competition (for sales), we all work together,” says Schneider, who is now in his 12th year with Kukio. Word-of-mouth from members is their most effective source of marketing, he says, with most members coming from the U.S. West Coast.

He had 28 transactions totaling $133.5 million last year; 15 of those transactions were of vacant residential land. This is the first year the Top 100 sales totals include residential vacant land; in previous years, Hawaii Business counted vacant land sales on a separate list.

This home built around a courtyard sold for $16.5 million last year. It’s part of Kohanaiki, a private residential community about midway between Kona airport and Kailua-Kona town. The 4,432 square foot residence includes five bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths and features handmade African mahogany cabinets, a lap pool and a spa. The listing agent was Joni J. Metzler of Metzler Realty and the buying agent was Nicole L.K. Vincent of Kohanaiki Realty.

Hawaii Island

ISLAND RANK STATE RANK AGENT FIRM TOTAL SALES TRANSACTIONS ISLAND
1 1 James A Schneider Kukio Properties  133,500,000  28 Hawaii Island
2 2 Yvonne J. Khouri-Morgan Mauna Lani Realty, Inc.  133,454,000  46 Hawaii Island
3 9 Harold Clarke Luxury Big Island By Harold Clarke  72,689,000  28 Hawaii Island
4 12 Nicole L.K. Vincent Kohanaiki Realty LLC  67,010,000  11 Hawaii Island
5 16 Stephen T. L. Hurwitz Mauna Kea Realty  60,123,000  23 Hawaii Island
6 20 Thomas Loratta Elite Pacific Properties LLC – Waikōloa  54,150,000  9 Hawaii Island
7 23 Eileen F. Lacerte Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties  48,370,000  15 Hawaii Island
8 24 Robert Kildow Hualalai Realty  47,261,000  11 Hawaii Island
9 30 Tony L. Pinkert Elite Pacific Properties LLC – Waikōloa  41,090,000  11 Hawaii Island
10 54 H. Scott Rotheiser Owners.com  31,913,903  107 Hawaii Island
11 55 Molly Harris MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty – Kamuela  31,540,300  20 Hawaii Island
12 59 Tomoko Matsumoto Hapuna Realty  30,268,500  26 Hawaii Island
13 66 Carrie Nicholson Hawaii Life  29,124,000  15 Hawaii Island
14 73 Sue Brown Sue Brown Realty and Associates  27,580,500  41 Hawaii Island
15 90 Donna A. Duryea Elite Pacific Properties LLC – Waikoloa  24,619,650  49 Hawaii Island
16 91 Rebecca J. Hirsch-Keliihoomalu MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty – Kamuela  24,589,654  29 Hawaii Island
17 95 Ben Garner Kūki‘o Properties  24,300,000  4 Hawaii Island

 

Oahu

ISLAND RANK STATE RANK AGENT FIRM TOTAL SALES TRANS-
ACTIONS
ISLAND
1 3 Myron N. Kiriu BHGRE Advantage Realty  123,264,900  122 Oahu
2 4 Sachi Braden Sachi HI Pacific Century Properties  96,548,888  49 Oahu
3 6 Bryn W. Kaufman OahuRE.com  82,114,050  123 Oahu
4 7 Jeffrey N. Samuels Jeffrey Samuels R E Services  79,950,403  142 Oahu
5 8 Charlene Tongg Keller Williams Honolulu  78,706,250  138 Oahu
6 10 Daniel K. Ihara Keller Williams Honolulu  69,120,500  113 Oahu
7 11 Tracy Allen Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  68,764,000  33 Oahu
8 13 Adrienne W. Lally Keller Williams Honolulu  66,140,856  122 Oahu
9 15 Derek Kamm Keller Williams Honolulu  62,404,500  87 Oahu
10 17 Erin B. Evans Century 21 Island Homes  59,808,249  96 Oahu
11 19 Alesia D. Barnes Elite Pacific Properties, LLC  58,298,000  60 Oahu
12 22 Richard S. Cricchio Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties  50,198,388  74 Oahu
13 25 Leian Harosky Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  46,460,900  79 Oahu
14 27 Travis D. Farris BHGRE Advantage Realty West  45,135,089  81 Oahu
15 29 Tracey Anne Stott Kelley Stott Real Estate, Inc.  42,903,900  72 Oahu
16 32 Dolores P. Bediones Locations  39,330,725  23 Oahu
17 33 Mei Pang BHGRE Advantage Realty  38,770,449  23 Oahu
18 34 Patricia Choi Choi International  38,364,000  14 Oahu
19 37 Scott Adams BHGRE Advantage Realty  37,601,100  41 Oahu
20 39 Courtney J. Takai Vesta Hawaii Real Estate  36,556,169  58 Oahu
21 40 Vincent Lao Five Star Realty, Inc.  36,497,000  48 Oahu
22 41 Corinda S. Wong Locations  36,472,800  39 Oahu
23 43 Myra Brandt List Sotheby’s International Realty  36,285,000  16 Oahu
24 46 Jackie Oldbury Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  33,947,377  57 Oahu
25 50 Kay M. Mukaigawa Primary Properties Inc.  32,486,000  46 Oahu
26 58 Cynthia L. Nash Choi International  30,704,651  25 Oahu
27 60 Ivy N. Kumai Ivy K Realty, LLC  30,223,500  55 Oahu
28 61 Stephanie L. Chan Locations  29,969,388  41 Oahu
29 62 Sean S. Takamori BHGRE Advantage Realty  29,673,500  34 Oahu
30 63 Jaymes K. Song BHGRE Advantage Realty  29,542,500  42 Oahu
31 65 Gene Neal Redfin Corporation  29,227,250  39 Oahu
32 68 Celester Thomas Soldier To Soldier HI Realty  28,746,500  47 Oahu
33 69 Orion R. Barels Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  28,576,000  18 Oahu
34 70 Mikiko Terahira Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  28,507,300  44 Oahu
35 72 Brandon C. Lau Locations  27,644,100  37 Oahu
36 74 Ali Ban Redfin Corporation  27,567,000  46 Oahu
37 75 Ryo Yagai Seven Signatures International  27,461,000  16 Oahu
38 76 Malia Siu Berkshire Hathaway HmSvc HI RE  27,368,500  27 Oahu
39 78 Ryan T. Lamb List Sotheby’s International Realty  27,236,725  44 Oahu
40 79 Mathew Ngo BHGRE Advantage Realty  27,105,888  42 Oahu
41 82 Erik K. Taniguchi Keller Williams Honolulu  26,041,900  43 Oahu
42 84 Thomas E. Wilson Elite Pacific Properties, LLC  25,520,000  22 Oahu
43 85 Marshall C. Mower Locations  25,241,399  23 Oahu
44 87 Corey M. Cazares Military Home Source  24,847,000  45 Oahu
45 88 Julianna Garris Choi International  24,759,500  17 Oahu
46 92 Tony Kawaguchi Hawaii Homes International  24,422,594  26 Oahu
47 96 Vernon K.T. Chock Vernco Properties, Inc.  23,709,500  33 Oahu
48 97 Susan N. Borochov Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  23,482,500  24 Oahu
49 98 Scott R. Carvill Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty  23,370,000  11 Oahu
50 99 John Peterson Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties  23,054,500  15 Oahu
51 101 Shannon D. Severance RE/MAX Honolulu  22,852,000  45 Oahu

Maui

ISLAND RANK STATE RANK AGENT FIRM TOTAL SALES TRANS-
ACTIONS
ISLAND
1 14 Robert H. Dein Maui Real Estate Advisors LLC  65,428,857  36 Maui
2 28 Dano Sayles RE/MAX Lifestyle  43,189,750  32 Maui
3 31  Mark Guagliardo Hawaii Real Estate Team  40,419,188  84  Maui
4 35 Dave Wagner Wailea Point Realty, Inc.  38,250,000  9 Maui
5 36 Robert J. Cella Coldwell Banker Island Properties  37,900,000  3 Maui
6 38 Roger R. Pleski Wailea Realty Corporation  37,008,089  52 Maui
7 42 Bradley S. MacArthur Wailea Realty Corporation  36,287,999  16 Maui
8 45 Greg Burns Elite Pacific Properties, LLC  35,515,934  19 Maui
9 47 Courtney M. Brown Island Sotheby’s International Realty  33,295,200  10 Maui
10 48 Dean A. Otto KW Island Living  32,887,249  15 Maui
11 49 Greg Mebel Trinity Properties, LLC  32,839,998  7 Maui
12 52 William B. Moffett Moffett Properties  32,136,887  28 Maui
13 53 Gary J. Mooers Coldwell Banker Island Properties  32,135,298  46 Maui
14 57 Tom Tezak Wailea Realty Corporation  30,817,799  24 Maui
15 64 Mary Anne Fitch Hawaii Life  29,228,000  14 Maui
16 67 Dennis Rush Elite Pacific Properties, LLC  28,823,768  20 Maui
17 71 Nancy J. Callahan The Wailea Group LLC  28,350,000  4 Maui
18 77 Clint Hansen Maui Luxury Real Estate LLC  27,244,000  24 Maui
19 80 Rhonda Smith-Sanchez Coldwell Banker Island Properties  26,649,000  12 Maui
20 81 Susan P. Jackson Susan Jackson Real Estate  26,336,888  19 Maui
21 86 Bob Hansen Maui Luxury Real Estate LLC  24,960,550  23 Maui
22 89 Wendy R. Peterson Island Sotheby’s International Realty  24,750,000  14 Maui
23 93 Jo-Ann M. Aki Emerald Club Realty, Inc.  24,358,125  35 Maui
24 94 Geoffrey J. Cook Coldwell Banker Island Properties  24,348,650  38 Maui
25 100 Lydia D. Pedro Wailea Realty Corporation  22,965,363  46 Maui

 

Kauai

ISLAND RANK STATE RANK AGENT FIRM TOTAL SALES TRANS-
ACTIONS
ISLAND
1 5 Suzanne M. Harding Kukuiula Realty Group LLC  94,193,522  39 Kauai
2 18 Neal A. Norman Hawaii Life  59,055,000  14 Kauai
3 21 Hannah Sirois Elite Pacific Properties LLC  50,510,307  51 Kauai
4 26 Yvonne Summerfield RE/MAX Kauai Living  46,383,334  53 Kauai
5 44 Daniel C. Schmidt Island Paradise Properties, LLC  35,803,960  49 Kauai
6 51 Anne Eliason Elite Pacific Properties LLC  32,220,500  12 Kauai
7 56 Roni M. Marley Hawaii Life  30,907,500  7 Kauai
8 83 Sean Ahearn Elite Pacific Properties LLC  25,649,000  20 Kauai
This home in Hanalei sold for $15.6 million last year. The plantation-style home is located on 1.07 acres of beachfront property with an extensive lawn that stretches to Hanalei Bay. Built in 1904, the two-story residence includes three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths. The listing and buying agent was Neal A. Norman of Hawaii Life.

Past Years’ No. 1:

2017: Jeffrey Samuels, Oahu, Maui
2016: Neal Norman, Kauai
2015: Robert Kildow, Hawaii Island
2014: Myron Kiriu, Oahu
2013: Robert Kildow, Hawaii Island
2012: Nancy Callahan, Maui
2011: Patricia Choi, Oahu
2010: Robert Kildow, Hawaii Island
2009, 2008, 2007: Patricia Choi, Oahu

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