James L. “Kimo” Greenwell

Vice President

Lic. RS-57966

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CBRE is pleased to welcome James L. “Kimo” Greenwell to CBRE and the Hawaii retail team. With over 15 years of experience, Mr. Greenwell specializes in agency leasing and tenant representation in Hawaii. He is responsible for the overall development and execution of leasing strategies to maximize each property’s full potential.

Prior to joining CBRE Mr. Greenwell worked for JLL and MW Group, Ltd. a Hawaii-based real estate development company, as their in-house leasing manager. Mr. Greenwell has held key positions in the pre-leasing and development of projects such as Laulani Village, Puunene Shopping Center, Hokulei Village, Hale Mahana, Maui Lani Shopping Center, and Safeway Beretania to name a few. Mr. Greenwell has also been a part of the team for the repositioning and on-going leasing for Lahaina Cannery Mall, Waikele Center, and backfilling to former Kmart property in Kapolei, Oahu.

Mr. Greenwell has a strong knowledge of marketing, development and negotiations making him a valuable asset to his clients. He has a history of routinely helping clients achieve their overall asset goals through the implementation and execution of a strategic merchandising and leasing plans. Thanks to his knowledge and experience, Mr. Greenwell has developed and maintains strong retailer relationships on national, regional, and local levels. Currently, he works on a retail portfolio of more than two million square feet.


  • Chaminade University - M.B.A., Business Administration
  • University of Denver - Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Hawaii

Selected Clients

Agency Representation

  • A&B Properties, Inc.
  • American Assets Trust
  • Blue Vista Capital
  • Greystar
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • Laconia Development
  • Liberty Mutual
  • The Campbell Estate
  • The Robinson Trusts
  • US Realty Partners
  • The RMR group
  • Watumull Properties
  • Weinberg Foundation

Tenant Representation

  • American Savings Bank
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Costco
  • DHL Worldwide Express
  • HomeStreet Bank
  • Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Panda Restaurant Group
  • Safeway Stores, Inc.
  • Saver
  • TJX Companies
  • Verizon