As a Vice President in the Office Services and Multifamily Divisions of Colliers, Neal brings with him over 10 years of servicing clients with their commercial real estate needs. He specializes in helping businesses accomplish a strategic advantage in the commercial marketplace by listening to their needs, running detailed market analysis, lease assessments, and priding himself on having strong negotiation skills. Neal is also an active member in the Health Care Services Division, which allows him to provide a superior level of service by understanding the needs of medical users. He is also considered the premier dental specialist within the Hawaii market and has helped dozens of dental practitioners with their commercial real estate needs. Neal’s experience in leasing, sales and acquisitions provides him with the ability to assist a variety of clients from start-up businesses, medium to large firms, and landowners. Since joining Colliers in February 2012, Neal has averaged over 70 transactions per year.
Multifamily Representation: To better serve his clients with all of their commercial real estate needs and goals, leveraging his prior experience as a residential specialist, Neal started specializing in multifamily sales in 2023. Neal advises buyers and sellers of multifamily properties, with a focus on properties with 4-50 units.
Landlord Representation: Neal represents some of the largest landowners in Hawaii, which include James Campbell Company, Waterhouse, Inc., Bank of Hawaii, Brookfield, Red Tail Acquisitions and REDICO. Neal E. Hafner (S) CCIM SIOR
Tenant Representation: In addition to his success representing landowners, Neal has represented a wide spectrum of tenants throughout the State, including Hawaii Family Dental, BAE, Mutual of Omaha, Aston Hospitality, LLC, Nokia, PennyMac Loan Services, LLC, Amway, Group Pacific Hawaii, U.S. CAD of Hawaii, Layton Construction, Inc,; Exam One – Quest Diagnostics, Camber Corporation, HT Harvey and Associates, Henry Schein, Inc., Patterson Dental, CALTHROP Corporation, Premier Dental Group, University of Hawaii FCU, Alzheimer’s Association, and Selling Simplified, to name a few.
Business and Educational Background Neal’s career path over the last decade has been instrumental to his success and ability to service his clients. Prior to joining Colliers, Neal worked as a residential real estate agent for one of the largest residential brokerage firms in the State. His background in financial planning, lending, and construction allows him to provide a wealth of valuable insight to even the most seasoned clientele. Listening and truly understanding his client’s goals is his business philosophy, and is an essential part of his success. Neal grew up in Metro Detroit, Michigan and is a proud Michigan State University graduate. Hawaii has been his home since 2005. In his downtime, Neal enjoys most water activities including surfing, and is also a competitive outrigger canoe paddler. Neal also enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristin and daughter, Addison. In addition to Neal’s work life, he takes an active role in the community as a sponsored Big Brother with Big Brother Big Sisters, and actively participates with Access Surf Hawaii.