Staff

For more than 40 years, Bob Tanaka, Inc. has served Hawaii’s real estate needs. Established in 1976 and incorporated in 1978, the company has set the highest standards for property management on O‘ahu.

With an extensive client portfolio that speaks volumes of its commitment to the business and its clients, Bob Tanaka, Inc. takes pride in providing professional and attentive service.

BTI manages approximately 208 conventional rental units, 485 government regulated residential units, as well as retail, commercial and industrial properties.

A dedicated staff of professionals possess a wide variety of skills and experience in handling all aspects of residential and commercial sales and management.

Building and fostering long-term relationships with licensed and insured contractors and other vendors to assist in providing high-quality property management services is just one of the keys to the company’s ongoing success.

Robert "Bob" Tanaka (R)

President/Principal Broker/GRI/C.O.S.

Mr. Tanaka closely supervises the entire operation of Bob Tanaka, Inc. With an extensive background in finance, he obtained his Real Estate license in 1973 and his broker’s license in 1974. He received HUD subsidized multi-family housing certification in 1999.

Kathy Tanaka (R)

Executive Assistant

Ms. Tanaka started as the company’s secretary in 1977, obtaining her Real Estate sales license in 1980 and her broker’s license in 1988. Ms. Tanaka currently oversees the property management department and serves as executive assistant to the president/principal broker.

Kevin Tanaka (RA)

Account Executive/C.O.S.

Mr. Tanaka joined the company in Jan. 1987 and became a licensed Realtor Associate in Jan. 1994. He is certified in HUD subsidized multi-family housing and RD, Section 515 and Elderly Housing and currently handles all property management duties.

Lori Palmer (RA)

Account Executive

Ms. Palmer joined the company in March 1986 as secretary/bookkeeper, earning her Real Estate sales license four months later. She presently handles all property management duties.