The staff of Yamaguchi &
Yamaguchi, Inc., has an extensive range of real estate experience gained
through years of field studies of Hawaiian real estate, professional
accomplishments, continuing professional education, and memberships in
real estate related organizations including the Appraisal Institute
(AI), Counselors of Real Estate (CRE), Royal Institute of Chartered
Surveyors (RICS), the International Right of Way Association (IRWA),
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the
National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Professional real estate designations have been
awarded by the Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) and Fellow of the Royal
Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), Certified
Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Appraisal Institute (AI)
include Senior Real Property Appraiser (SRPA) and Senior Residential
Appraiser (SRA). The staff has also complied with the State of
Hawaii’s licensing and certification program earning such designations
as: Certified General Appraiser (CGA), Certified Residential Appraiser
(CRA) or State Licensed Appraiser.
Members of the firm have earned a reputation for
professional service and quality work. The principal members of
the firm are recognized as experts in their field and service and
contribute to various business and professional organizations on both
the local and national levels.
Jon F. Yamaguchi
Jon Yamaguchi leads two companies,
Yamaguchi & Yamaguchi, Inc. (President-CEO) and REMM
Pacific Realty LLC (President-Principal Broker) all
based in Honolulu Hawaii. For more than 35 years, he has
provided advisory services in his real estate expertise
of the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim areas.
His specialties in real
estate include consulting, valuation, arbitration, condemnation,
acquisition and disposition.
A graduate of Iolani School
and Colorado State University, Jon has been awarded the CRE
designation from the Counselors of Real Estate, CCIM- Certified
Commercial Investment Member, Fellow (FRICS) of the Royal
Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the SRPA and SRA
designations from the Appraisal Institute.
He maintains a general
license as a real estate appraiser and a real estate broker
license in the State of Hawaii.
Jon has served in various
positions and boards with the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE),
Building Industry of Hawaii (BIA), Better Business Bureau (BBB),
Honolulu Board of Realtors (HBR), Appraisal Institute (AI) and
Fannie Mae (FNMA).
Stephanie has over 35 years of mixed
business experience beginning with juggling two jobs
during her initial 11 years of employment. Her
career began as an employee for a large local family
owned super market chain, Star Market. She also worked
simultaneously as a accounts clerk at Straub Clinic
In the late 1970’s
and the early 1980’s she worked at her family’s retail store
in the Hawaiian Regent Hotel (now Marriott Waikiki) in the
capacity of manager, merchandise buyer and bookkeeper. In
addition, she managed and renovated family owned investment
condominiums and apartment buildings in Hawaii.
twenty years, Stephanie worked in the insurance and securities
industry as an independent agent for ManuLife (formerly
Manufacturer’s Life Insurance Co.), Royal Alliance and Ameritas
Securities groups. In 1999 she joined her
husband in forming Allstate Home Inspection and Environmental
Testing Services of Hawaii, a subsidiary of the Real Estate
Appraisal and Consulting firm of Yamaguchi & Yamaguchi,
Inc. Currently, she devotes the majority of her time as the
Executive Vice President of Yamaguchi & Yamaguchi, Inc. where
she is responsible for business development, real estate
consulting and community affairs. She is a licensed agent of
REMM Pacific Realty LLC. Her hobbies include golf,
traveling, cooking and assisting her favorite charities.
Curtis M. Nishimura
Curtis M. Nishimura is the Senior Vice
President of Yamaguchi & Yamaguchi Inc. and heads the
company’s residential division. Curtis is a
licensed Certified Residential Appraiser in the State of
Hawaii and specializes in the valuation of residential,
multi-family and complex single family properties.
He is an
approved appraiser for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
and the Veteran’s Administration (VA). His extensive
market knowledge comes from more than 30 years of experience
appraising real property, participating in continuing education
classes, industry related seminars and keeping abreast on current
issues and events.
He is well respected in the community and has
serviced the company’s lender, private equity, attorney, CPA,
financial planner, corporate and governmental agency clients
throughout his career. Curtis participates in the Honolulu
Marathon and other local events. Running is a part of his
regular exercise routine. He enjoys fishing and travelling
to both domestic and foreign destinations with his family.