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Nancy N. Grekin Joins Grubb & Ellis/CBI

Nancy N. Grekin (S) has joined Grubb & Ellis/CBI, Inc., a full-service commercial and residential real estate firm based in Hawaii. A licensed attorney with more than 30 years of commercial property experience, Grekin delivers real estate services to retail clients as an independent real estate agent specializing in investments. She joins the firm as Senior Vice-President.

“Nancy’s extensive background and experience in the purchase, sale, development and leasing of commercial properties in Hawaii, together with her legal and business degrees, will serve our clients well,” said Jackson Nakasone, President of Grubb & Ellis/CBI, Inc.

Grekin’s legal career included time spent at several Honolulu firms. Most recently, Grekin was a partner with McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon.

With her vast experience as a real estate attorney, Grekin is well positioned to provide clients with sound financial analysis of investment properties and expert assistance with leases. She has represented clients in numerous sectors of business, including in retail and restaurants where she represented Liberty House, Hilo Hattie and McInerny.

Nationally recognized as an expert in 1031 Exchange, Grekin is the author of “Like-Kind Exchanges Under Code Section 1031”. She has also been a contributing author to numerous real estate and legal manuals, journals, guides and newsletters, and a presenter at meetings and seminars in Hawaii and beyond.


Grekin earned a legal degree, magna cum laude, and business degree, with high distinction, from the University of Michigan. She was named Best Lawyers in America (real estate) between 2002 and 2012. She is a member of the American Bar Association where she currently serves as chair of the Practice Management Group and a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association where she serves on the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the board of directors.

Grubb & Ellis/CBI, Inc. is an independently owned and operated affiliate of the Grubb & Ellis Company serving Hawaii. The firm provides commercial and residential real estate services for owners, investors, and occupiers to complete property leasing and sales transactions; office, retail, and industrial property sales and management; debt and equity financing; investment management; valuation and appraisal; and research and investment strategy services. Grubb & Ellis/CBI, Inc. is located in downtown Honolulu. For more information, please visit the Grubb & Ellis/CBI, Inc. website at www.cbi-hawaii.com.



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