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Private Homes Hawaii provides real estate services in property management, sales and the vacation rental industry for the Hawaii luxury market. The company has offices on Oahu and the Big Island of Hawaii. Whether it is assisting clients with finding an investment home to purchase, professional residential care-taking services or finding that perfect vacation rental, Private Homes Hawaii is here to help. We strive to operate with the highest level of integrity, provide caring customized programs, respect privacy and be conscientious business partners in the community. The company was founded by long-time Hawaii resident, Jeremy Sosner, who has spent thirty years in hospitality and resort management with Hyatt Hotels, Ritz-Carlton Hotels, Mauna Kea Resort and Hualalai Development Company, home to the award-winning Four Seasons Resort.

Jeremy  Sosner

Jeremy started his career in hotel sales and marketing, positioning and branding many of Hawaii’s leading resort hotels. After joining Hualalai in 2000, Jeremy put his marketing and real estate skills to work forming Hualalai Villas and Homes for then owner, Kajima Corporation. Hualalai Villas and Homes provides high quality property management services for Hualalai homeowners, including housekeeping, maintenance, marketing and vacation rental sales. Jeremy became a licensed Hawaii Real Estate Broker in 2007 and s...

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Chris  Krueger

Chris Krueger founded Hoku Lele Properties, LLC in 2005 to provide residential management services to the high-end luxury real estate market along the Kohala Coast. Chris is a long time hospitality professional having served in various executive management roles with Mauna Kea Resort, The Hyatt Regency Waikoloa and The Ritz-Carlton, Mauna Lani (now the Fairmont Mauna Lani). After years in the human resources profession, Chris began managing private homes at the Mauna Kea Resort serving as Director of Residential Ser...

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Steven W.  Casillas-Jones

Steven Jones relocated to Hawaii from the state of Texas where he was a highly recognized Estate Manager for twelve years. Steven trained at the Starkey International Institute for Household Management in Denver, Colorado where he was certified as a household manager. Steven’s path to Estate Management began in college where he majored in Chef Technology and Hotel & Restaurant Management. After working in the culinary field, Steven spent ten years as a Catering Sales Manager for the Westin, Marriott and Regal Hot...

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Corinne  Souza

Corinne Souza considers herself truly blessed to have grown up in the charming beach town of Kailua on Oahu’s windward coast. She comes from a family with over fifty years of real estate development, property management and sales experience. Corinne started her career in the hospitality industry with Mid Pacific Airlines as a flight attendant and in customer services with Delta Airlines. She has been married for thirty-five years to her husband, Guy. Together, they have raised three children who her greatest joy and ...

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Lisa Schultz

Lisa Schultz began her career in Operations Management both in the private and non-profit sectors. She spent 13 years in the Financial Services Industry managing staff, office operations, compliance and IT systems. She decided to make a transition to the non-profit arena and for another 7 years gained a wealth of experience in contracts, grants, human resources and finance. Lisa currently serves as a Property Manager in Private Home Hawaii’s long-term and short-term leasing division. She also assists with Office O...

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Kim  Matheny

Kim Matheny was born and raised in Southern California and more recently lived with her family in Atlanta, Georgia before relocating to Honolulu in 2013. Since earning her Real Estate License in 2015, Kim has been our reservations and marketing assistant in the vacation rental division, providing our guests with a friendly and knowledgeable voice when they are searching for that perfect rental. Kim spent 15 years as a Customer Service Agent with American Airlines and also has extensive experience in the financial, ho...

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Barbea  Ganot

Barbea was born and raised in Southern Oregon, and then relocated to Oahu in 2008 to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she earned her Bachelors of Education degree. With a background in teaching she recently earned her real estate sales license. Barbea provides support to our Oahu operation as a reservation agent. Barbea prides herself in knowing some great eateries and hidden gems of Oahu. She enjoys helping others and supporting her husband and young child in their life journeys. In her free time, she...

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Loy Todd

Born and raised in Chicago, Loy Marie fell in love with the magic of this extraordinary place in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It was inevitable that this Big City Girl would become a Big Island Girl. Loy traded in the Windy City for cool island breezes after she began her real estate career in the Midwest selling new-build construction homes for one of the top 10 single family home builders in the United States, Beazer Homes. Soon after moving to The Big Island in 2006, she earned her Hawaii Real Estate license and...

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Alia Chochol

Alia Chochol was born in Honolulu and comes from a large Kailua family. As a child, Alia has lived in Brazil, Ecuador, and the Philippines before returning home to the islands and living on Kauai, Maui, Hawaii, and Molokai. Alia eventually returned to Oahu where she attended UH Manoa and became a licensed RN. Alia worked as an RN for several years before starting her own business, Hawaii Helping Hands Concierge, a vacation rental concierge. After many successful years running her own business, Alia developed a love for...

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Gena Travis

Gena was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest to a family of real estate entrepreneurs. Her passion for the hospitality industry started with food & beverage sales after attending the University of Oregon. Relocating to Oahu in 2003, Gena took on the role of lead design and business manager for her husband’s construction company, while still managing their vacation rental home and long-term rental units in Oregon. Focusing on her passion for entrepreneurship and business, Gena became a proud member o...

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    Haley Fillman

    Haley moved to Hawaii from Texas in 2012 to pursue a degree for Teaching English as a Second Language at Hawaii Pacific University. Her original plan was to move abroad once graduating, but the beauty of Hawaii pulled her in. After years of working in retail and admin positions, her move into the real estate realm fell in her lap a few months after the Covid pandemic began. She spent 2.5 years working as an executive assistant to Coldwell Banker agent, Sissy Sosner, before deciding it was time to work towards getting h...

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