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Welcome to the Myers Capital Family

As a family owned company, our core values are centered around exactly that. Family. We guide, educate, and care for you as we would our own. You are a priority - with phone calls that are personally answered and we are always available for a face-to-face conversation.


THE LOWEST POSSIBLE RATES TO HELP YOU ACCOMPLISH YOUR REAL ESTATE GOALS

For over 20 years, Myers Capital has delivered the most competitive interest rates, many times .25% -.5% lower than any bank or lending institution. The equation is simple, with high quality loan requests, borrowers are considered low risk, therefore the lowest interest rates and closing costs can be offered.

Obtaining a mortgage with the lowest rate is only one piece of the puzzle. Myers Capital is dedicated to educating and developing a mortgage investment plan that works with the many milestones in life while complimenting your personal financial goals.


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Reed Kawai Myers

Principal

Reed Kawai Myers

Reed is the Principal of Myers Capital, a twenty-year old mortgage lending company located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii and Greenville, South Carolina. Reed has been profiled in and written articles featured in Pacific Business News, The Honolulu Star Advertiser, The Greenville News and as a guest speaker on various radio talk shows.

Reed is passionate about the mortgage industry and describes it as “the reality behind real estate - a marrying between personal finance and homeownership with the ultimate goal being family stability, wealth creation, and adding collective value to people’s lives.”

Reed was born and raised in Honolulu and attended Hanahau‘oli School prior to moving to the mainland. He received an academic scholarship to the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, graduating cum laude with a B.S. double major in International Business, Management with minor in Japanese. While residing with a host family, he attended Japanese language classes at Shiga University in Hikone, Japan and volunteered at a local elementary school.

Prior to joining Myers Capital, Reed was mentored by the chairman and CEO of a commercial real estate investment fund on the East Coast. As an investment analyst, he was involved in a myriad of real estate projects including horizontal land and air rights development, retail repositioning, and business acquisitions.

Over the years Reed has obtained his real estate license, appraisers license, mortgage lending licenses, and is involved with Habitat for Humanity, Mortgage Bankers Association and Honolulu/Metro Rotary.

Never turning down a chance to travel, Reed spent a year camping in over forty states, and enjoys visiting the outer Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Iceland, and the Baltic region. An investor, entrepreneur, runner and most importantly a family man, Reed lives in Honolulu with wife Holly and recently welcomed their first child, Cole.

 

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Sharlene Aoki

Operations Manager

Sharlene Aoki

Sharlene Aoki has been with Myers Capital since 2015, first as Management Consultant and now as Operations Manager. Prior to that, she ran her own public relations and business consulting company. She enjoys working with the team of positive and focused individuals at Myers Capital, whose priority is serving their clients and making the loan process as quick and stress-free as possible.

Sharlene’s passion is in giving back to the community, and she is co-founder of the non-profit organization Prayers on Wings. In addition, she produces a TV series called “InsPOWration - Stories of Inspiration” and performs with one of Hawaii's top dance bands. 

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Kendall Naya

Senior Mortgage Advisor

Kendall Naya

Kendall’s career as a mortgage professional began more than 30 years ago.  He understands that researching the vast amount of mortgage loan programs in detail is what helps him serve his customers with excellence. Because of his dedication to his craft, he is able to find options for you that other lenders may not.  He understands that finding the best loan for his clients is as important as finding the ideal home.  Kendall offers a unique perspective on how real estate translates to wealth. He enjoys helping find creative solutions for closing complicated real estate transactions and has a strong desire to help people – from first time homebuyers to investors. He helps them realize not only the joy of home ownership, but the possibility of future financial success.

Specialties

  • First-Time Homebuyers
  • FHA and VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Investment Properties
  • Jumbo Loans and High Balance
  • All types of Purchase and Refinances
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • No Ratio, Bank Statement and other creative loan solutions

When he is not working, he enjoys playing basketball and watching all sporting events. He especially enjoys long walks with his wife Dawn and dog, Kona and traveling.  


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Tara Weston

Mortgage Advisor

Tara Weston

Tara Weston is a Mortgage Advisor who serves as a financial expert to explore financing options for clients with purchase or refinancing needs. Along with reviewing financial documents, she incorporates our client’s long term goals to produce personalized mortgage solutions. Using the knowledge she gained while majoring in Marketing and Communications at Virginia Tech, she has worked her way up from Loan Processor to Mortgage Advisor since starting with the company in 2014. In her free time she likes to unwind by hiking, scuba diving or watching football.

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Raymond I. Nakagawa

Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending

Raymond I. Nakagawa

Ray is the Senior Vice President for Myers Capital Hawaii specializing in Commercial Products.  He is a veteran financier with nearly 30-years’ experience working with local businesses for their commercial financing needs.  Ray has worked both in the bank and credit union industries with an emphasis on business banking and commercial real estate financing.

Originally from Long Beach, California and a California State University at Long Beach graduate – Ray has lived in Hawaii since 1990 with his wife and two daughters.

Ray is an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan … and hopes for a World Series and NBA Championship in the near future!

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Jade Alexander

Marketing Associate/ Client Relations

Jade Alexander

Jade Alexander is the Marketing Associate and Client Relations Specialist who handles the development of advertising, public relations and all marketing communications. She generates innovative marketing strategies and campaigns to build and nurture relationships between investors, realtors, borrowers, and ensures that all customer satisfaction goals are met. With her experience in banking and financial services as well as knowledge gained from attending University of Hawaii at Manoa, majoring in business and finance, Jade joined the Myers Capital team as the lead senior processor in 2015. Working her way from the bottom, Jade’s organizational skills and mortgage processing experience has enabled her to expand her marketing capabilities. While sharing her outgoing personality, Jade enjoys being with her family, playing volleyball, and dancing hula.

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Dinise Tang

Loan Processor

Dinise Tang 

As our Loan Processor, she is detail oriented and she diligently works with her clients to guide them through the loan process, making it an easy and seamless experience. Her previous experience at a credit union and the knowledge she's gained working at another mortgage company has given her the confidence to navigate the loan process and enjoy the work she does at Myers Capital Hawaii. Dinise graduated from Pace University, New York City with a Bachelor's in Finance. In the year that she started her Masters in Special Education at Touro College, New York City, Dinise had her son and she and her husband decided to move back to Hawaii with their two dogs. She enjoys playing with her dogs, spending time with her family on the weekends and, when she has free time, she loves to travel. For her, it's all about every detail in life and she learns and grows with everyone she meets.


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Mayra Martinez

Loan Processor

Mayra Martinez

Mayra's knowledge in the mortgage industry begun back in the northern part of New Jersey on East Coast in 2001.  She has experience as a processor, closer, and loan officer for both lenders and brokers. As a Spanish speaker from the tropics of Central America, she brings a unique diversity to the Myers Capital Hawaii team. She enjoys the warm island climate and peaceful simple life of Hawaii.  In her spare time she enjoys eating, meeting new people, hiking, biking with friends or her dog and giving back to her community through philanthropic work. 

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Rochelle Martinho

Loan Coordinator

Rochelle Martinho

Rochelle joined Myers Capital in 2017 as an Executive Assistant and Loan Coordinator. Rochelle's extensive international sales background in the real-estate industry and her previous marketing and administrative job experiences in Dubai, Paris and other parts of the globe allow her to be highly effective in what she does. She may have many achievements under her belt but it’s her faith and her love for family, friends and others that she takes pride in. Rochelle enjoys the simple things in life. For her, nothing beats a good coffee and a good laugh.

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Nima Nejad

Loan Coordinator

Nima Nejad

Nima is the newest loan coordinator for Myers Capital Hawaii.  Nima has close to two decades account management and sales experience in a variety of industries ranging from telecom to tobacco. His meticulous nature and breadth of knowledge are key components to his success. His ability to provide outstanding service to his clients and colleagues make him an invaluable asset to the mortgage lending business.

Nima recently relocated from his hometown of San Francisco, CA, where he studied Communications at San Jose State University. Nima is trilingual – speaking both Spanish and Farsi with conversational fluency. When he’s not working, Nima loves competitive long-distance running and playing golf as much as possible. In addition to sports, Nima loves spending time cooking and creating new recipes to enjoy with friends and family.