Rick ManayanSenior Real Estate Advisor
Rick Manayan is an accomplished real estate professional with international and domestic experience in acquisitions & dispositions, property management, asset management, project management and strategic planning with a track record of improving return on invested capital.
Rick was the founder of East West Real Estate Company and has served as Senior Partner in TransPacific Real Estate (Honolulu) and Trans-Pacific Empire (California) which develops residential and commercial real estate projects in Northern California. He has also held principal and executive management positions in the broadcast and telecommunications industries.
He has taken key leadership positions in State and City Government, serving as an Asset Manager for the Housing & Finance Development Corporation of Hawaii while overseeing nearly $1 Billion of Affordable, Senior, and teacher housing and commercial properties, and now serves as the City’s Asset Manager for the new $8.6 Billion light rail project.
Rick Manayan’s 28-year career in real-estate, investment, development, asset/property management has included general management, construction management, consulting and entrepreneurial experience with international investors from Japan, Philippines, Korea, and China. Their investments involved an international health care chain, start-up business in Silicon Valley, commercial and residential land development as well as Capital Management firms. As Vice President of Development for Trans-Pacific Empire, Rick was responsible for all phases of shopping center and residential development, including debt financing, government approvals, tenant negotiations and construction management.