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Austin O'Leary is an Associate with CBRE Capital Markets and focuses on Multifamily. Austin dedicates himself to delivering top-notch service to his clients. He understands the gravity of each real estate transaction and is determined to fulfill your goals.

Austin’s journey in commercial real estate commenced in 2019 as a research analyst with Hanley Investment Group which focuses on retail investments in Newport Beach, California. In this role, Austin helped put together Operating Memorandums, and data research for value-add retail shopping centers and single tenant properties by Legacy families and Corporations such as Albertsons Companies, Restoration Hardware, and Macy’s.

Transitioning to Colliers Hawaii, he offered guidance to local businesses on investment properties and retail leasing, leveraging his analytical skills. In his role, he provided support to the Capital Markets group and expanded his knowledge of Hawaii’s dynamic market. Austin seamlessly applied these skills to residential real estate, providing clients with insightful advice on prevailing market conditions and strategies to seize opportunities. Most recently he was an advisor at Forward Realty in residential and commercial sales and leasing. Overtime, he developed a passion for Multifamily. He was also recognized as a Top Producer in 2023 at Forward Realty. Working both in residential and commercial, Austin has developed relationships with vendors and people in both industries to be able to provide excellent service for his clients.

Austin attended Iolani School and Arizona State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications. Austin was an active member of the W.P. Carey Business School Real Estate Club as well. He has actively contributed as a mentor in the KA'I Program, a collaboration between ‘Iolani School and Jarrett Middle School, supporting students and families in Palolo Valley. A true team player, Austin is committed to establishing meaningful relationships with his investors.

Outside of work, Austin enjoys body surfing, watching the Lakers, and coaching basketball.


  • ’Iolani School
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Communications

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • CBRE Capital Markets
  • Hawaii Real Estate Salesperson
  • Urban Land Institute Member
  • ’Iolani ‘Io Society Member
  • Outrigger Canoe Club Member