West Hawaii Association of Realtors President Joins Elite Pacific Properties
Posted by Julie Ford — September 10, 2015
HONOLULU, HI - Elite Pacific Properties, a top volume luxury brokerage and vacation rental firm with offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, has named Kona real estate icon Margaret Reynolds, R(B), as Vice President of Brokerage. Current President of the West Hawaii Association of Realtors, Ms. Reynolds has attained Top Producing Brokerage on the Big Island, and was named Realtor of the Year by the West Hawaii Association of Realtors in 2009 and Broker of the Year in 2012. At Elite, she will have overall responsibility for the company’s Brokerage operations statewide, including coaching and training agents, and ensuring that the firm’s extensive internal support team is providing the growing number of agents at Elite with the best possible service.
Ms. Reynolds has a decade of experience in real estate. Most recently she was the Broker-In-Charge of Hawaii Life’s Kailua-Kona office where she managed more than 65 agents and led that office to the top sales position in 2015 and 2014 equating to 9.5% and 8.5% of the market, respectively. Under her leadership, the office achieved $284 million in sales last year – a milestone for the island.
“We are honored that Margaret has chosen a future with Elite Pacific Properties,” said Paul Mayer, Managing Partner for Elite. “Margaret has an outstanding reputation and is well respected for her knowledge, ethical standards, and unsurpassed track record in coaching agents to success. Under her leadership, we are confident that Elite Pacific Properties will continue its rapid brokerage growth statewide.”
Ms. Reynolds is well known in the community as a dedicated manager who improves the results of her agents. “I am very hands on,” she said. “Helping agents succeed is my top priority. That’s why I am so pleased to join Elite Pacific Properties. Their mindset mirrors my own. It’s wholly centered on supporting agents in every way possible and helping them to achieve success.”
Originally from New York, Ms. Reynolds moved to Hawaii in 2005 and started her real estate career with Asset Real Estate & Management. There, she served as Principal Broker and also earned the distinction of Kailua-Kona’s top producing Broker from 2005 through 2011.
Prior to her career in real estate, she worked in management for Pfizer-Parke-Davis/Warner-Lambert in Morris Plains, NJ. There, she gained extensive knowledge in sales, education, and development which she has continued to hone in real estate.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English & Public Relations /Journalism from State University of NY. She is also a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Graduate Realtors Institute Designee (GRI) and an Accredited Staging Professional (AHSP).
Ms. Reynolds is married and has three daughters. When she is not working, Ms. Reynolds volunteers her time with a number of community causes and spends time with her family.
About Elite Pacific Properties
Locally owned and operated, Elite Pacific Properties was founded in 2005 by Stephen Cipres and Paul Mayer. The company has staffed offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. Elite Pacific Properties is a full service real estate firm focused on luxury residential property sales, multi-unit projects/developer sales, and luxury vacation rentals. Elite is a member of Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate, an exclusive organization of the top luxury brokers in the world; has been named to Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list for both 2013 and 2014; and been ranked by Pacific Business News as the 9th fastest growing company in Hawaii on its 2014 Fastest 50 list. For more information, visit ElitePacific.com.