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Trevor Benn | Forward Realty Advisor

Trevor Benn

Trevor Benn

Realtor, GRI, ABR, ePRO, AHWD, SFR (RB-18240)

Direct: (808) 383-2366
Office: (808) 548-2366
Fax: (808) 585-2408
Email: Trevor@ForwardRealty.com


Trevor is the President and founder of Forward Realty.  He has been actively involved in residential and commercial sales, management, and development since 1995.  In that time he has personally closed over $700 Million in real estate transactions.

Trevor has always focused on a foundation of good relationships and ethical dealings.  He has gained the trust and respect of his clients and peers and has consistently been in the top 1% of Realtors Statewide.

Trevor concentrates on both residential and commercial real estate sales.  In addition to his numerous residential transactions, some of his notable commercial sales have included the Bay View Golf Course, Ohana Waikiki Surf Hotel, Ohana Waikiki Surf East Hotel, Marc Suites Royal Hotel, Regency on BeachWalk and the Ilikai Hotel projects.

As a member of the Honolulu community, Trevor co-founded the HeartStart Hawaii Foundation, a non-profit with a mission to provide AEDs and CPR training to public schools. (www.HeartStartHawaii.org).  He sits on several other non-profit boards including the GIFT Foundation, 'IO Society ('Iolani School), Hawaii Association of Realtors and the Honolulu Board of Realtors.


2024   President-Elect Honolulu Board of Realtors

2023 - 2026 Board of Directors - Honolulu Board of Realtors

2022   Honolulu Magazine's Best in Real Estate
2019 - 2022 Board of Directors - HiCentral MLS
2014 - 2018 Board of Directors - Hawaii Association of Realtors
2013 - 2018 Board of Directors - Honolulu Board of Realtors
2014 - 2019 Board of Directors - Hawai’i Heart Start Foundation
2013 - 2019 Board of Directors - GIFT Foundation
2013 - 2018 Honolulu Magazine’s Best Realtors
2008 - 2017 Top Thirty residential brokerage (Pacific Business News)
2008 - 2009 Top Ten commercial brokerage (Pacific Business News)
2009   Honolulu Advertiser’s “Best of the Best” Award Winner - Realtor (3rd Place)
2008   Board Member - American Heart Association - Pacific/Mountain Affiliate
2007- 2017 Hawaii Business Magazine - “Hawaii’s Top 100 Realtors” - 11 year Hall of Fame
2007   Invitee and graduate of the initial class of the “Real Estate Executive Program” at The Shidler College of Business (UH Manoa) 
2006   Real Estate Magazine - Top 50 Realtors on the Rise (National Award) 
2005   Pacific Business News - 40 Under 40 Award Recipient 
2005   Real Estate Magazine, Hawaii Edition - Cover Story, “Unstoppable Force”
2005 - 2022 Ranked as a Top 50 Realtor in sales volume for Oahu (MLS)
2004   National Association of Realtors - 30 Under 30 Award Recipient (National Award) 
2003 - 2023 - Aloha ‘Aina Nominee, “People’s Choice” Award


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