As Senior Vice President of Brokerage Services, Ken Arimitsu is the head of Madison Marquette’s national golf and land practice. Prior to the June 2018 merger of Madison Marquette and PMRG, Ken served as Director of Golf & Land and was responsible for leading the expansion of the firm’s western division brokerage team. Ken maintains offices in both Houston, Texas and Irvine, California.
Ken brings more than 25 years of experience in investment brokerage services with a focus on institutional non-core and special assets. His depth of experience encompasses all major property types and facets of investment services, including exit strategy and valuation, acquisition and disposition brokerage strategies and adaptive property conversions and re-use.
Prior to joining PMRG, Ken led the National Golf and Resort Services Group at Grubb and Ellis. To date he has brokered over 130 golf properties.
Ken has represented clients such as Bank of America, Shea Homes, Shapell Industries, Vulcan Inc., Arnold Palmer Golf, Blackstone Group, Textron Financial, Olympus REA, GE Capital, Walton Street Capital and Weyerhaeuser Financial. He is recognized nationally as a leading expert in golf course and land brokerage services. His skill set allows him to focus on individual investors and financial institutions that require localized professional expertise melded with the strength of a national platform.
Ken holds Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees from The University of California where he studied Economics, Political Science and Agronomy. He is a member of the California Golf Course Owners Association, Northern and Southern California Golf Associations, the National Golf Course Owners Association and the Asian Business League.