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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 Waiwaiole

Marketing Associate/Client Relations

Jade Waiwaiole

Jade Waiwaiole 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. Jade joined the Myers Capital team as a loan processor in 2015 and has worked her way up through the company to now handle all marketing and advertising projects. With her experiences gained in mortgage processing as well as the banking and financial services industry, it has enabled her to expand her marketing capabilities and campaign strategies. Jade was born and raised in Kane'ohe, HI and on her down time she enjoys being with her family, playing volleyball, and dancing hula.

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Joan Abaricia

Loan Processing Manager

Experienced Mortgage Loan Processor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Portfolio Management, Financial Risk, Risk Management, Customer Service, and Commercial Lending. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor's Degree focused in Computer Engineering.

In her banking years, Joan partnered with Mortgage Advisors, Investment Consultants and Business Bankers where she expanded her skills and knowledge in Consumer Lending, Mortgage Lending and Investments. She is committed to provide her clients an impeccable service experience, creative solutions and understand their needs to help them achieve their goals. She is pleasant and enjoyable to work with and stays positive at all times despite any challenges she may come across with because she believes in this quote by the famous Zig Ziglar that says “your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude”. Though she works hard, she also believes in this saying by Aristotle, “pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work”, and that is why she loves treating herself a good dessert and a nice pair of high heels.

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Ronalee Ulpindo

Loan Processor

Ronalee Ulpindo

Joining the Myers Capital team in 2016, Ronalee has a background in banking and financial services making her an incredibly effective mortgage loan processor. A highly organized, structured, and detail-oriented professional, Ronalee provides client support and guidance through all facets of the loan application process. She also assists with loan pre-underwriting and coordinates with key providers and agencies to facilitate the loan process all while truly enjoying providing excellent customer service.

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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.