LIST Sotheby’s International Realty maintains a legacy of success as Hawaii’s leading real estate brokerage. Our focused and successful sales associates provide the highest level of personal service and maintain unparalleled knowledge of the real estate marketplace.
Providing unprecedented brokerage, relocation and concierge services, LIST Sotheby’s International Realty is steeped in the knowledge and culture of Hawaii, serving a local and international clientele with experienced agents who are active and engaged members of the community.
Founder, CEO & President Hisashi Kitami
Born and raised in Yokohama, Japan, Kitami has achieved great success in real estate development and brokerage services. At the age of 26, he founded List Company, which has grown to more than 300 employees in Japan. The List Company brokerage arm has earned a reputation for providing knowledgeable, exceptional service to clients for more than two decades. In addition, the development arm of the company has completed successful projects such as List Garden and List Residence condominiums in Japan.
Mr. Kitami’s deep commitment to the local community has molded his vision for the Oahu operations, which includes the growth of local business, continued development of the Asia-Hawaii market, and local condominium and residential development. Raised near the beaches of Kamakura, Japan, Mr. Kitami is an avid surfer and now spends leisure time in the waters off Honolulu, a city he has visited more than 100 times. He is also very involved in sports and community organizations in Yokohama, including the Yokohama Baystars, a professional baseball team, and the Yokohama Mariners, a professional soccer team.
Unprecedented International Reach
With eight offices in Japan, two offices on Oahu and expansion plans in Singapore and Thailand, LIST Sotheby’s International Realty is uniquely positioned to provide the highest level of service to its clients.
With over 720 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide across the Sotheby’s International Realty network your property will receive exposure to seven million potential local and international buyers who visit sothebysrealty.com. The strength of the extensive marketing and advertising campaigns we conduct, coupled with the commitment of our associates to do the utmost for our clients results in LIST Sotheby’s International Realty setting the industry standard for excellence.
LIST Sotheby's International Realty, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of LIST Co., Ltd., a leading real estate and development company based in Kanagawa, Japan. Established in 1991 by Mr. Hisashi Kitami, LIST Co., Ltd. has developed and sold over 7,000 condominium and housing units in Japan.
With a vision beyond Japan, a dedicated Hawaii team began to represent an increasing number of Japanese home buyers in Hawaii. As Oahu market share grew, a need developed for local expertise to maintain the high level of service LIST is known for. With the help of Sotheby's International Realty a series of introductions were made and a plan was developed to bring together Oahu's most highly regarded professionals to create an Oahu luxury real estate company that would become the unrivaled leader.
Today, that vision is realized with over 100 dedicated professionals on Oahu who provide sales, property management and concierge services to both local and international clientele from Japan, China and Korea with offices opening soon in Singapore and Thailand. Our Oahu team, represents a legacy of luxury real estate service on Oahu, is steeped in the knowledge and culture of Hawaii with agents who are active and engaged members of our island home.