Specialties: Investment, Multifamily
Scope of Service Experience
Kevin Kawaoka serves as a Vice President for NAI Capital in the Los Angeles office, specializing in the sale of multi-housing property throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Background & Experience
Prior to joining NAI Capital, Kawaoka cut his teeth in the commercial realestate industry by interning as a research analyst with Grubb & Ellis. He then built a solid foundation and track record of multifamily investment sales at Sperry Van Ness for a four year period. In 2010 he took the next step in joining NAI Capital where he serves as a Multi-housing Vice President and heads the Japan desk for NAI Global
Kawaoka graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) - Marshall School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship.
While at USC he was the recipient of the Ted Komula Business School Scholarship and earned a membership to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Golden Key Honor Society. Aside from academics, he was a member of the USC Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity, a part of the CAP mentoring program and served on the executive board of the Trojan Real Estate Association.
Professional Associations & Designations
Kawaoka is now an active designee of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member). He served as 2015 President of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of CCIM. A CCIM is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. He is part of an exclusive global commercial real estate network, whose membership spans across North America and more than 30 countries. This group closes thousands of transaction a year representing more than 200 billion in value.