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As a 26 year Hawaii resident, Kathryn Petty brings her Island lifestyle and her vast real estate experience to her clients providing buyers, sellers, and investors professional, responsive and successful real estate transactions. She enjoys the challenge of finding her clients the perfect property for their budget and lifestyle.

This success can be very easily attributed to learning the meaning of the islands’ most beloved word, ‘Aloha’. Aloha means love and hello in Hawaiian and for Kathryn it’s a cultural theme she has embodied and brought into her real estate career.

Originally from Florida and then California, Kathryn grew up sailing, water skiing, and in her teens, surfing and swimming competitively.

Becoming a top real estate agent was natural for her because her mother was a #1 broker for 30 years in her home town of Cocoa, Florida.  After graduating from college she moved to California where she owned a showroom at the L.A. Merchandise Mart.  Kathryn was one of the youngest women in the business  at the time.

Ten years later, Kathryn spent time traveling and changed careers to the film industry where she produced films and directed documentaries as well as “packaged” feature films for a living. Upon moving to Hawaii with her family, she had an opportunity to live on Oahu, Kauai and finally here on Maui.  She took time off to raise her son and help her husband in ministry.

Kathryn’s reentry into the career world saw her back at her beginnings where she picked up her mother’s career and quickly became number one in sales and top producer in the South Maui Coldwell Bank office in 1996. This was followed by repeat awards for the same accomplishment the following year, the prestigious International Presidents Premier Award, which is given to the top 1% in the nation for real estate sales.

In 2009, Kathryn moved on to open up a premier Wailea RE/MAX office.  At RE/MAX Resort Realty Kathryn was able to hone her specialization in resort and oceanfront properties and vacation homes with true Aloha spirit.  Working with Kathryn gives home buyers and sellers the unique advantage of superior customer service, prominent ads and marketing in high profile magazines, including the Hollywood Reporter, Maui Real Estate Guide, custom flyers, brochures, and mailings, high traffic and search engine optimized site, and unparalleled experience in selling luxury properties. With 45 million dollars in sales for 2012 -2014, Kathryn can safely say “The market is up and interest rates are the lowest ever!  Great opportunities to buy now.”

    • Achievements

    • Graduate Florida International University, Miami, B.A in Psychology
    • LA Merchandise Mart – Owner of Showroom
    • Producer/Director motion pictures and documentaries for 10 years
    • Owner/Principal Broker RE/MAX Resort Realty in Wailea< Hawaii

Owner RE/MAX Resort Realty
Top Producing Real Estate Agent specializing in Luxury Real Estate in Maui
Top 100 Realtors in Hawaii Awardee 2013 & 2014
#1 RE/MAX Agent in Hawaii 2014 (Commercial commission earned)
#1 RE/MAX Agent in Maui 2012 & 2013 (Commissions earned)
Longtime Maui Resident – Over 26 years in Hawaii
Uniquely able to understand and appreciate your real estate needs
Respected by clients and colleagues for honesty, fairness and follow through
Numerous repeat clients

Areas of Expertise:
Highly experienced in the Luxury market and Oceanfront homes & condos
In-depth knowledge of Market Area, Neighborhoods, and related Real Estate Services
Creative Problem Solver and Well Versed in Contract Negotiation
Investment Property/1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Specialist
Resources include relationships with architects, contractors, inspectors and designers to serve clients

Over 18 years of Residential & Commercial Real Estate experience
CLHMS- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist-Million Dollar Guild
CDPE- Certified Distressed Property Expert
Realtor Broker

Awards & Accomplishments:
Lifetime sales over $200,000,000
2014 & 2013 Top 100 Realtor in the State of Hawaii
2013 Chairman’s Club Award for RE/MAX – over $500,000 gross commission
2012 & 2011 Platinum Club RE/MAX – up to 250K in gross commission
2011 Executive Club RE/MAX- 10 million in gross sales
2010 100% Club RE/MAX
2009 Executive Club RE/MAX
Previously top 1% of Coldwell Banker Nationally
President’s Elite Diamond Society for Coldwell Banker
Who’s Who in Hawaii Real Estate 2007
2008 Diamond Society – Coldwell Banker
2007 President’s Elite – Coldwell Banker
2006 President’s Elite – Coldwell Banker
1996 Rookie Of The Year Award

Memberships & Affiliations:
National Association of REALTORS
Hawaii Association of REALTORS
REALTORS Association of Maui
RE/MAX International

Education/Past Experience:
Graduate Florida International University, Miami, B.A in Psychology
LA Merchandise Mart – Owner of Showroom
Producer/Director motion pictures and documentaries for 10 years
Hawaii Licensed Real Estate Broker

  • Graduate Florida International University,  Miami, B.A in Psychology
  • LA Merchandise Mart – Owner of Showroom
  • Producer/Director motion pictures and documentaries for 10 years
  • 25+ year resident of Maui
  • 2014 & 2013 TOP 100 REALTORS in HAWAII Awardee
  • 2013 Chairman’s Club Award for RE/MAX – over 500K in gross commission
  • 2012 & 2011 Platinum Club Award for RE/MAX:  up to 250K in gross commission
  • 2010 100% Club at RE/MAX
  • 2009 Executive Club Award for RE/MAX California and Hawaii regions
  • Previously top 1% of Coldwell Banker Nationally