Professional Profile

A Kaneohe native and current Kakaako resident, Chad Takesue has had success in a myriad of fields in his professional career.  After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of Puget Sound, Chad continued his education by earning an MBA from the Shidler College of Business at UH Manoa.  Upon graduation,Chad concurrently taught Math a tCastle High School while working as a Realtor Associate part-time for Abe Lee Realty. Chad joined Prudential Locations in 2005, and continues to help clients with all of their real estate needs as a full-time realtor. In 2008, he obtained his real estate Broker’s designation, demonstrating his willingness to achieve the highest standards in the industry.  In 2012, Chadwas promoted as a Partner to the firm.

Chad currently serves as a Trustee for the Prudential Locations Foundation Board; the non-profit arm of Prudential Locations, which donates a percentage of personal income to fund community service projects.  As a Foundation Trustee, he is responsible for the planning of community service projects and creating volunteer opportunities for the Foundation’s Members.  Chad also serves on the Executive Board for the Locations Foundation which is involved in the decision making process for the Foundation Board’s activities and budgets.  In addition to his work with the Foundation,Chad currently serves as a Director At Large on the Honolulu Board of Realtors.  He is also active as the Alumni Class Representative for his alma mater, Iolani School, and assists with the coordination of Alumni fundraising events as well as class reunions.  Chad and his wife, Mia, are currently raising their daughter, Taylor, and son, Brady.

Chad’s goal is to empower his clients with the information necessary to provide the ability to make the best decisions to achieve their real estate goals.  His experience includes working with first time home buyers, sellers, investors, and business owners. Chad adheres to the highest ethical standards of practice and strives to provide the best service to his clients.

Work Experience

Prudential Locations LLC –  PARTNER (2012-present)

Prudential Locations LLC – Realtor (2005-present)

Abe Lee Realty – Realtor Associate (2002-2005)

Locations Foundation - Trustee (2008-present), Executive Board Member (2012-present)

Castle High School - Math Teacher (2000-2005)



Director At Large, Honolulu Board of Realtors (2012-present)

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)


Member of the National Association of Realtors

Member of the Hawaii Association of Realtors

Member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors


Prudential Chairman’s Circle (2012)

Top 1% of Oahu Realtors – Number of Transactions (2012)

Top 3% of Oahu Realtors – Sales Volume (2012)

Prudential President’s Circle (2010, 2011)

Top 100 in Residential Sales (2010, 2012)

Top 2% Closed Sales/Top 3% Closed Volume (2010, 2011)

Top 6% of Prudential Agents Nationwide (2009)

Prudential Leading Edge Society (2007-2009)

Prudential Honor Society (2006)

Aloha Aina Nominee (2006-2012)

Outstanding Client Service Award (2008-2012)


University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, Master’s of Business Administration, MBA (12/2006)

University of Phoenix, Honolulu, Secondary Education in Mathematics Certification (8/2001)

University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, Bachelor's of Science, Biology (5/1998)

Iolani School (1994)


Fishing, traveling, cooking, gardening, and spending time with family.