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Meet the Agents & Staff


• Don A. Persons


• Brandy S.H. Cummings

• Chu-Whea W. Chang "Julia"

• Jeanne L. Wilkinson

• Jeff R. Kerr

• Jia Li Woolley

• Joseph Patrick Donahue

• Joy H. Kamae-Shimizu

• Julia R Kleinfeld

• June R. Anderson

• Marlene Montana

• Michelle D. Wood

• Pat Ferraris

• Richard Crowley
    & Bonnie Traymore

• Robin Wilkinson

• Rochelle M. MacFarlane

• Rosemarie U. Sherry

• Serena W L Tzeng

• Sharrn Persons

• Wendy Aoki


Don A. Persons Realtor®,
President & Principal Broker

Don A. Persons is the owner, president, and principal broker of both Gold Coast Real Estate, Inc & Diamond Head Real Estate, Inc.  He takes pride in the neighborhood, having lived & worked here for more than 25 years.  His volunteer activities include working with the Honolulu Marathon & participating in the weekly neighborhood police patrol.  Formerly he was the maintenance supervisor for Honolulu City & County Parks & Recreation and then he worked as a resident manager within the community.  His memberships consist of the Outrigger & Elks Clubs along with the Waikiki & Diamond Head Rotaries.  Don is currently on multiple Board of Directors.  Call him and take advantage of his extensive knowledge of the local market on the Gold Coast and beyond.

Brandy S.H. Cummings Realtor-Associate®
e-Pro, CNE, RS-61711


Brandy, a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, was born and raised in Hawaii. She has extensive knowledge of Oahu, and is also familiar with the Island of Hawaii. Specializing in Property Management, she also brings to Gold Coast 14 years sales experience. Personable with great customer service skills, Brandy is always there to see how she can help, buyers, sellers renters, and owners. She can help you all.


Cell: (808) 429-6209


Chu-Whea W. Chang "Julia" Realtor-Associate®


Phone: (808) 256-9060


Jeanne L. Wilkinson Realtor-Associate®

Jeanne has twenty years experience listing and selling real estate in upscale markets. Jeanne has excellent southern California and other mainland contacts. She is a full service agent, able to provide financial and relocation assistance.


Phone: (808) 223-8846

Jeff R. Kerr Realtor-Associate®

Jeff Kerr specializes in fine homes and vacation properties, and through his company, Kerr Michaels Design, does some of the most elegant remodels on Oahu. The company is renowned on the Gold Coast for their quality of materials and craftsmanship.  He offers a unique combination of over 20 years experience in design and construction management and over 10 years of real estate sales and marketing experience.   

Jia Li Woolley Realtor®


Jia came to Hawaii by way of Beijing, China. She has a BA degree in Economics from University of International Business & Economics and a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Hawaii at Manoa. She worked in foreign trade in China and in legal field in Hawaii before becoming a full time realtor. Being in Hawaii for over 27 years and in the real estate business for over 12 years, Jia has an extensive knowledge of the real estate market of Hawaii. She has worked with clients from North America, Asia, Europe, as well as Australia and the Oceanic region. Jia is fully bilingual as she is fluent in Mandarin as well as English. 


Cell: (808) 398-1370

Joseph Patrick Donahue Realtor-Associate®


Cell: (808) 772-6588


Joy H. Kamae-Shimizu

Joy grew up here in Hawai'i and is a graduate of The Kamehameha Schools.  She has a certificate in Paralegal Studies from Brigham Young University and Degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Combined with an extensive background in Retail and Commercial Insurance, she maintains a high level of customer service and integrity.



Phone: (808) 291-2251

Julia R Kleinfeld Realtor-Associate®


Office Phone: (808) 926-7525

Phone: (808) 753-5576


June R. Anderson Realtor®

June R. Anderson offers an outstanding combination of experience, expertise, knowledge, and professionalism in assisting her real estate clients.  She moved to Hawaii before Statehood in 1959 and entered real estate in 1969.  June obtained her Brokers’ license in January 1977, followed by the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation in 1988.  She has won many awards throughout her real estate career and has served on the Grievance Committee for the Honolulu Board of Realtors.


Residing on the Gold Coast since 1971, June is a resident-owner at Diamond Head Apartments where she serves on the Board of Directors.  She has represented numerous buyers and sellers island-wide and is a recognized expert on properties located on the Gold Coast.


June gives back to the community in many ways, including her weekly volunteer work at The Queen’s Medical Center where she has logged more than 6,000 hours since 1968.  If you happen to enter the lobby on a Friday morning, you will find her at the Information Desk.  June is a member of the Outrigger Canoe Club and actively supports the arts and cultural events in Honolulu.  In her spare time, June enjoys traveling.


Cell: (808) 781-4895


Marlene Montana Realtor-Associate®


Phone: (808) 926-7525



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Michelle D. Wood Realtor-Associate®

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As an experienced relator-associate with Gold Coast Real Estate since 2007, I am enthusiastic and eager to help you with all of your island property needs. Before you decide on the perfect agent, here is what you need to know about me:


• I work as an accredited Buyers & Sellers Agent, Relocation Professional, Union & Military Housing, Luxury Properties, & am highly trained in VA Transactions.


• I specialize in the Honolulu, Waikiki, Kahala & Diamond Head areas on Oahu, with extensive knowledge of Kailua, Kaneohe, Kapolei, Ewaplain & Makakilo.


• I have over 30 years of marketing and sales experience on the Mainland & Internationally.


• Honolulu Magazine has recognized my services two years in a row with the distinguished award of "Best in Real Estate."


Along with a successful track record in buying & selling Hawaiian homes, what truly sets me apart is my "Red carpet treatment with Aloha service." In hiring me, you gain more than a real estate agent; you gain a mentor, guide, friend & confidant in the process.


Michelle Wood

Mobile: (808) 218-2899




Voted ‘Best in Real Estate’, Top Agents in Hawaii 2013


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Pat Ferraris Realtor-Associate®

Vice President


Phone: (808) 735-7001

Richard Crowley Realtor-Associate®, RS-79946

Phone: (808) 333-2943

Bonnie Traymore Realtor-Associate®, RS-54971

Phone: (808) 373-6767




Husband and wife team Richard Crowley and Bonnie Traymore are established realtor-associates and real estate investors in Hawai'i. They specialize in sales, property management, and vacation rental management in the Diamond Head region and presently own two rental properties there.  They are also well versed on properties and neighborhoods in Kahala, Hawai'i Kai, Kailua and Manoa. Richard holds a B.S. in Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Biology, and Bonnie holds a B.S. Degree in Business and a Ph.D. in History. 


Robin Wilkinson Realtor-Associate®



Phone: (808) 673-3184

Rochelle M. MacFarlane Realtor-Associate®


Meet Rochelle MacFarlane
Before joining Gold Coast Real Estate Inc., Rochelle spent many years establishing herself as sales person and Property Manager.  She has over 20 years of experience and licensed since 1992 in the residential real estate industry.  She started her career as a real estate administrative assistant and Realtor assistant for many top-producers throughout Honolulu. In her first year of sales, she was awarded Rookie of the Year at one of the larger national real estate brokerages on Oahu and Honolulu Board of Realtors 2000 Aloha ‘Aina Outstanding Newcomer Awards. 


Rochelle brings to Gold Coast Real Estate years of real estate sales and property management experience.  She consistently helps clients achieve their real estate related goals by getting them acquainted with selling and buying Hawaii properties.  She looks forward to helping new and current clients with the purchase, sale or property management of their next home. 


Phone: (808) 222-8400

Rosemarie U. Sherry Realtor-Associate®



Serena W L Tzeng Realtor-Associate®



Sharrn Persons Office Manager



Wendy Aoki Weekend Assistant


Phone: (808) 926-7525



Ph: (808) 926-7525

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