About Us

Our firm strives to excel at meeting market demands, while bringing value to investors and our local community. We continue to share the traditional value of ALOHA through our residential, hospitality, and commercial projects.

Who We Are

GreeneWaters was founded in 2008 with a focus on the four major islands of Hawaii. As the single largest purchaser of foreclosed properties at auction in Hawaii, we have successfully positioned ourselves in several facets of real estate.

Current projects include bulk condominium purchases and conversions, new construction development projects, subdivision and hospitality projects.

GreeneWaters prides ourself in our ability to excel at meeting market demands, while delivering value to investors and the local community. We strive to perpetuate and operate guided by the traditional value of ALOHA through our residential, hospitality, and commercial projects. By remaining focused on a thoughtful diversification of real estate opportunities, we hope to continue to prosper in all market conditions.

Our Mission

As an international firm, we provide consistent above market returns for our investors, fill market demand and needs, create unique experiences and locations where families and friends can come together in the spirit of Aloha, all while extending ourselves in hopes to leave the world a better place.

Being a Hawaii based company, our company culture is centered around aloha and ohana (family). We strive to improve the quality of all of our lives and those around us, financially, emotionally and spiritually. We attract like minded people who are that are aligned with our objectives, goals and values.

Our team members live a balanced life paying careful attention to their actions correlating with their values. Success on the job is not possible without equal success in all other areas of life – health, family, spiritual, and community.

Chad Waters
Chad combines his progressive vision with objective driven strategies to achieve profitability. He is not driven by what has been accomplished but enjoys immersing himself in what is possible. As a visionary, he is often able to see opportunity where others may not. Professionally Chad has over 22 years of extensive knowledge, education and training in all aspects of real estate.

Amongst his peers and colleagues, he is respected and can be described as ambitious, thorough, competent, and is a resilient problem solver.

During his down time, Chad enjoys spending quality time with his two energetic children and believes in a work/life balance. He often looks for inspiration from nature when hiking, stand up paddling, and canoe paddling.

  • GreeneWaters (2008 – current), Managing Partner
  • Bridge Real Estate (2009 – current), Founding Partner
  • Waters Fund Management, LLC (2004-2006), Managing Partner 
  • Real Estate Unlimited, Inc.  (1994-2004), President

Tyler Greene
Professionally Tyler has nearly two decades of real estate and development experience both nationally and in the local Hawaiian market. His personal mantra is to work efficiently while maintaining relations that will encourage and foster success with all parties involved. Tyler has a sincere desire to elevate his knowledge as an individual, professional, and father.

Tyler began his career with Colliers International and continued his journey of gaining skills and real world experience. Leveraging his knowledge and desire to excel, he started his own real estate brokerage and development firm servicing Fortune 500 clients and real estate developers in Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah. In 2008 he relocated to Hawaii and joined forces with Chad Waters in building what is now GreeneWaters Group LLC.

Tyler recently became a proud father of twin boys, and is an avid golfer, surfer and snowboarder.

  • GreeneWaters (2008 – current), Managing Partner
  • Bridge Real Estate (2009 – current), Founding Partner
  • Bridge Properties Group (2003-2008) Las Vegas, Nevada, Founder/Owner
  • Colliers International (1998- 2002) Salt Lake City, UT, Commercial real estate broker

Jonah Kogen
Director of Residential Development
Jonah knew at the early age of 15 that he needed to do something different to get the most out of life. Born and raised in Philadelphia PA, Jonah attended college at Northeastern University in Boston MA. He graduated as President of the Finance & Investments Club, with a degree in Entrepreneurship & Finance. A few years later Northeastern University’s Alumni Association honored him as one of their Top 5 graduates Under 25 years of age. In 2008 Jonah made the decision to relocate to Hawaii to pursue the lifestyle he always dreamed of.

Jonah's career in real estate began in 2002. Jonah worked his way up the ladder from rentals & sales, then onto investments, which led Jonah into a career in real estate development. His success comes from his reliability, dedicated work ethic, organization, attention to detail and his ability to manage teams. His talent for identifying & executing value-add opportunities in property acquisitions, through renovations and development has furthered his success.

In his free time Jonah enjoys spending time with his wife Erin, surfing, practicing yoga, being outside, traveling, and spending time with friends & family. Jonah & Erin are expecting their first child, a baby girl in the near future.

He is an active volunteer & Vice President of AccesSurf Hawaii. AccesSurf is a non-profit organization providing access to the ocean for people with physical and cognitive disabilities.

  • GreeneWaters (2014 - Current)
  • AccesSurf Hawaii (2012 - Current) Vice President
  • Hillside Realty & Development (2005 - Current) Managing Member, Broker
  • Northeastern Metro Realty (2002 - 2005) Broker