Big Island Realtor, award-winning marketing expert, family-man, and passionate Kona resident since 2001.
You are More Than Just a Client
Embracing the aloha spirit and making lasting connections with people – taking a genuine interest in them, is an intrinsic virtue Penn embraces each and every day, professionally and personally.
As a client, you will have his empathy, compassion, and full dedication while guiding you through Hawaii’s real estate process.
He understands the challenges and emotions you may encounter along the way. He gets it. Penn has been in your shoes on numerous occasions, both as a buyer and a seller of property. Rest assured – he is there for you every step of the way!
A Unique Big Island Perspective
It is one thing to look at pictures and read about the Big Island, but it is an entirely different thing to actually experience it.
Penn has spent the past 20-years exploring the Big Island inside & out – by foot, car, boat, plane, helicopter, and even logging over 100,000 miles on his bicycle alone.
“To truly get a sense of what a specific area or neighborhood is like, there is nothing better than fully absorbing it on a bike.”
As a Big Island Realtor and adventurer at heart, Penn has developed extensive knowledge and appreciation for the Big Island. He understands its diverse climates, various topographies, Hawaiian culture, and the unique communities that make it such a special place to live. When choosing a Big Island Realtor, these types of skills and expertise are very important, and should not be overlooked.
Penn has already done most of the leg-work – his knowledge is your knowledge.
Marketing & Advertising Acumen
Creating awareness through print media, networking, and MLS listings are timeless marketing classics, but nowadays, digital know-how is king.
With 25-years of executive sales & marketing experience, Penn is able to provide an unparalleled level of skill. Applying cutting-edge technology, implementing creative print campaigns, and web-based marketing strategies, Penn’s real estate clients benefit from hands-on expertise that is unmatched.
Real Estate Certifications:
- PSA® – Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor
- RSPS® – Certified Resort & Second-Home Specialist
- ePRO® – Certified Digital Real Estate Professional
If you are looking to sell, Penn has the talent to get your property noticed, shown, and sold – fast!
Optimistic "Can-Do" Philosophy
Those who know Penn will tell you, no matter the challenge, Penn finds a way to get the job done – excelling under pressure, achieving results.
Maybe you are a buyer with unique requirements or trying to navigate the process of relocating to Hawaii? Penn knows the drill from personal experience and will get you to the finish line.
Maybe you are selling a condo, house, or land? There is a lot to the process, and undoubtedly, some transactions will present unexpected hurdles along the way.
You are going to want a REALTOR® who is 100% committed to YOU and doesn’t give up when things get tough. Penn has you covered – 24 / 7.
Analytical Number Cruncher
Whether calculating ROI, analyzing spreadsheet data, deciphering economic indicators, managing budgets, preparing CMA’s, or simply figuring out monthly mortgage payments, Penn will ensure you are prepared. You will have all the data and information needed to make informed, sound decisions about your real estate transaction.
Penn is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance.
Firsthand Real Estate Experience
Penn has accumulated a diverse understanding of real estate here on the Big Island, backed by personal firsthand experience. Everything from relocating to Hawaii with pets, buying and selling of his personal residential homes, buying undeveloped land, new home construction, & much more. Penn’s vast knowledge and experience are at your disposal…
Local Business & Community Advocate
Penn is an integral part of Hawaii Island’s business community, having helped foster responsible economic development through numerous Hawaii County forums in addition to having served on several marketing committees – including the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) and the Island of Hawaii Visitor’s Bureau (IHVB).
His community advocacy runs deep island-wide as well, particularly in Kona where he has resided for the past 20-years. An always-active member of the local sports community, Penn can often be found at any of the local swim-bike-run events with his family.
Kona's Jingle Bell Beach Run
Since 2005, Penn and his wife (Rani) have organized Kona’s annual Jingle Bell Beach Run, the largest 5K run on the Big Island. The event is a community favorite attracting over 1,000 participants with a portion of the proceeds benefiting local charities for children.