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Jason Lazzerini

Jason Lazzerini

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jason Lazzerini is the third president and chief executive officer of Locations. He oversees the overall strategy and operations of the company, notably the firm’s core brokerage operations, and institutional and developer client account relationships.

Prior to joining Locations, Jason served as senior vice president and director of home loans at American Savings Bank. His 20-year career in the banking industry also included positions at Deutsche Bank, US Bancorp and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).

A graduate with honors from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in 2015, Jason was invited to join the faculty in 2018. He is currently is treasurer and executive committee member for Aloha Medical Mission and has previously served as vice president of the Spalding Branch Board for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaiʻi. He is also a 2018 Pacific Century Fellow graduate. A former professional musician, Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Northern Illinois University.

Renee Dona

Renee Dona

Chief Administration Officer

As Chief Administration Officer, Renee Dona is responsible for the firm’s daily administrative operations and human resources functions, as well as facilities management, compensation and engagement and corporate communications.

Prior to joining Locations, Dona was director of corporate administration & human resources for Atlanta-based PEMCO, Ltd., a real estate services provider for the federal government. Dona has 21 years of corporate administration experience managing human resources, financial accounting, marketing and information technology functions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA from Strayer University.

Michele An

Michele An

Senior Vice President of Agent Services

As Senior Vice President of Agent Services, Michele An is responsible for the management and oversight of Transaction Management and the Sales Administration Division.

Michele joined Locations in 2009 to lead Transaction Management, a platform that allows agents to confidently delegate administrative tasks in order to further develop and improve their business. During her tenure, Michele expanded the program to include 90 percent of agents, while maintaining a near-perfect 4.95 service rating year over year.

John Connelley

John Connelley

Senior Vice President of Risk Management

John Connelley is the Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Locations. He also serves as a Sales Coach. After a 21-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps, John earned his real estate license in 1989 and his brokers license in 1991.

John has previously served as president of the Hawaii Aloha Chapter of Certified Residential Specialists and president of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®. He has also taught the State of Hawaii Real Estate Salesperson and Broker courses, the Graduate, REALTORS® Institute (GRI) and continuing education for real estate licensees. He was named REALTOR® of the Year in 2012 by the Hawaii Association of REALTORS® and in 2017 by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®.

John Chandler

John Chandler

Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation

As Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation at Locations, John Chandler is responsible for the architecture and implementation of all operational and business support systems, including the design and development of unique, proprietary software that defines Locations as a global leader in real estate technology.

John joined Locations in 2016, after more than a decade of technology experience in Silicon Valley's high-frequency trading industry with Pacific Rim Markets.

Robin Markle

Robin Markle

Senior Vice President of Development

As Senior Vice President of Development, Robin Markle oversees all aspects of the sales and marketing process for new home projects managed by Locations. Leveraging her extensive real estate, marketing and leadership experience, Robin has successfully managed sales for 15 projects over a 17-year period.

Robin’s career experience includes more than two decades of experience in executive sales and marketing positions for IBM and Dodge, Tanaka and Dodge Inc. She launched her real estate career in 2000, earning numerous accolades for client service, including the prestigious Aloha ‘Aina REALTOR® Award. She is a graduate of Punahou School and the University of Colorado.

Arnold Ku

Arnold Ku

Corporate Treasurer

In his role as Corporate Treasurer, Arnold is responsible for all aspects of the firm's financials, including accounting, budgeting, strategic financial planning, risk analysis, job costing, assigned deal analysis and negotiations, investor relationships, partnership compliance, and private and institutional financing.

Arnold has 30 years of experience in financial management of real estate and service-oriented businesses and holds a degree in accounting from Chaminade University.