President and CEO of List Group
Mr. Kitami established the List Group in 1991, with bold visions and farsightedness having works as a sales professional at a real estate company, a time when the real estate industry was disrupted. The company’s first mission was to resort the trust n real estate business.
Mr. Kitami continued to grow and expand List Group with strong presence in Japan and globally. The company was the first to offer home owners warranty for used independent housings in Japan in 2012. In 2017, the company developed the innovative eco-town in Yokohama.
COO / List Holdings Singapore, Head of Asia Region / List Sotheby’s International Realty
Yasushi joined the List Group in June 2016 with a specific mandate to establish and grow the List Group’s business in Asia. He began his career in Itochu Corp. and subsequently built his expertise in real estate starting at Hypo Real Estate Capital as a lender. He then shifted his focus to cross-border property investment at Mori Building, Tokio Marine, and CBRE Japan where he was the head of the consulting business. Yasushi has more than two decades of experience in real estate finance with a strong track record in transactions and has built up an extensive network in Japan and overseas.
MBA at University of Michigan Ross School of Business (USA), BA Economics at Hitotsubashi University (Japan)
COO / List Sotheby’s International Realty – Philippines
Yuki started his professional career as an Account Executive in Hakuhodo, the second largest advertising agency in Japan, where he was in charge of comprehensive advertising and branding activities for a global automobile manufacturer. He then transferred to Ogilvy & Mather, a member of WPP, the largest advertising agency group in the world, where he took care of both above-the-line and below-the-line marketing activities.
Then he started his own businesses and became a CEO for a venture company managing and operating up to 50 vacation rental properties in Tokyo and Kyoto in 2015. He was able to successfully generate a substantial amount of profit despite an intense competition during a rapid growth of tourism in Japan and then joined the List Group in September 2018 with a mission to expand and grow the List Group’s business in the Philippines. He now uses his expertise of management here in the Philippines.
BSM (Marketing and Information Technology) at A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University (USA)