Koko Resorts Management Team

 

Matthew C. Larson, CPA

President/Chief Financial Officer/Principal Broker

Matthew C. Larson, CPA is the President and co founder of Koko Resorts, Inc. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the company.

Mr. Larson is a member of the National Association of Realtors and has extensive experience in real estate management, investments, and sales. Mr. Larson also co-founded and operated Altius Realty and was instrumental in guiding the exponential growth of the company from its beginnings.

Prior to Altius Realty, Mr. Larson held the position of Auditor at Grant Thornton, LLP. He then joined American Bank of Commerce as the Operations and Compliance Officer.

Mr. Larson is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) currently licensed in the State of Utah and holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy with High Distinction from Southern Utah University.

Steven D. Larson, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Steven D. Larson is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), principal broker, and co-founded of Koko Resorts, Inc. He is primarily responsible for corporate operations including all real estate activities and information technology.

Mr. Larson is a licensed real estate Broker in the State of Hawaii. Mr. Larson co-founded Altius Realty and has extensive real estate expertise and experience. Mr. Larson also has extensive experience as a residential mortgage lender and co-founded Lone Peak Financial.

Prior to Altius Realty, Mr. Larson held the position of Database Programmer at NTT/Verio Corporation. He then joined Fonix Corporation as a Senior Programmer.

Mr. Larson holds an B.S. in Computer Science and an Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Brigham Young University. Mr. Larson also completed extensive graduate level coursework in Computer Science at Brigham Young University.

Elisabeth F. Larson, MBA

Director of Guest Relations/Treasurer

Elisabeth F. Larson is the Director of Guest Relations and Treasurer of Koko Resorts, Inc. She is responsible for the guest experience at Koko Resorts.
Mrs. Larson brings extensive financial management experience as the former Senior Investment Analyst for Beneficial Financial Group. Mrs. Larson assisted in the management of a two billion dollar investment portfolio where she researched and purchased assets and held direct investment responsibility for over $200 million.
Mrs. Larson holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Brigham Young University.

Kazuko Franklin

Owner Services Supervisor/Real Estate Licensee
Native Japanese Speaker, Fluent English Speaker

Kazuko Franklin joined the Koko Resorts team in 2013 to work with our Japanese speaking owners.  She previously worked as a translator for the United Nations as well as Brother Corp.

Just prior to working for Koko Resorts, Kazuko worked for another local property management company where she worked with owners to properly manage their assets.

Moritaka Adachi

Owner Services Assistant/Real Estate Licensee
Native Japanese Speaker, Fluent English Speaker

Mori Adachi works with our Japanese speaking owners to make sure that their needs are fully being met. Mr. Adachi has over 15 years of property management experience and is an essential part of our team.

 

Koko Resorts, RB-19846
201 Ohua Ave. #501-1 ,Honolulu, Hawaii
(808) 922-0707