• IBM Hawaii .

    growing real estate investment and business management consulting firm

  • Consulting firm.

    focused on the acquisition and management of real estate and businesses.

Founded in 2007

Island Business Management, LLC (“IBM Hawaii”) is a growing asset management company with core competencies in real estate, finance, and business management. As a trusted advisor, we greatly value our clients and help them to grow their portfolio of assets while diversifying their future sources of income. By doing this, our clients (1) become financially sustainable, (2) have the time they need to thoughtfully engage in long-term strategic planning, and (3) are able to spend their time most efficiently. Services we regularly conduct for our clients include but are not limited to evaluating new asset acquisitions, facilitating the asset acquisition process, assisting with ongoing management, preparing for asset dispositions, and overseeing the asset sale process. We are committed to provide our clients with practical, community-focused, and innovative solutions that meet their evolving needs and that allow them to benefit from increasing the value of their asset portfolio while taking steps to mitigate risk.

IBM Hawaii

IBM Hawaii assists our valued corporate clients to build and manage their diversified asset portfolios. We do this by evaluating prospective business and real estate acquisitions, facilitating the acquisition process, assisting in asset management, and overseeing the asset sale process. Over the last 12 years, we have supported our valued clients with hundreds of transactions ranging anywhere from $1 million to over $1 billion.


At IBM Hawaii, we assist our valued corporate clients with asset management services based on a monthly, fee-based consulting arrangement. We have corporate clients that we’ve been assisting since inception for 10+ years and greatly value these long-term relationships. From time-to-time, we also assist clients with short-term projects including but not limited to evaluating investment opportunities, conducting business assessments, preparing & reviewing business/strategic plans, preparing & reviewing financial reports/financial projections, assisting with product analysis/development and providing operational oversight & staff training.

Meet our founder RYAN M. TANAKA

Mr. Tanaka has over 20 years of experience in asset & business management. Mr. Tanaka is the Managing Member of Island Business Management, LLC, an asset management company focused on diversified asset management and innovative value creation primarily for valued, long-term corporate clients. Since September of 2007 Mr. Tanaka has assisted clients with real estate acquisitions, real estate developments, management consulting, business development, budgeting & financial reporting, and asset management for real estate portfolios, businesses, and transactions ranging anywhere from under $1 million to over $1 billion.


Since 2007, we at Island Business Management, LLC (IBM Hawaii) have assisted many companies here in the Hawaiian Islands as well as in multiple states and countries and have completed hundreds of real estate and business transactions. Our philosophy at IBM Hawaii is to:

1) increase value primarily for long-term, corporate clients;
2) adhere to our core values of commitment, reliability, and innovation; and,
3) remain dedicated to community building. The following testimonials highlight the positive impact we make on our clients with an emphasis on increasing value:

Holy Nativity School is a leading private elementary school in East Oahu.-Work closely with Tim Spurrier to navigate all financials and facilities-related issues.  Assisted in the creation, approval, and implementation of a multi-year fiscal improvement plan.  (2012 to present)“Ryan’s thoughtful analysis and well prepared financial plan allowed our school to drastically improve our prospects for the future. After many years of debt, the school, following Ryan’s plan, changed course and created a positive cash flow. Ryan is the ultimate leader and team player.”

Tim SpurrierHead of School, Holy Nativity School. Mr. Spurrier’s biography is found herewww.holynativityschool.org

Saint Louis School is a leading private school in the State of Hawaii.– Serving on the President‘s Council as COO/CFO, worked for President Kirimitsu and together improved the school’s marketing program to increase enrollment, collaborated on and implemented a multi-year fiscal improvement plan, and engaged in large capital improvements for the school’s facilities and classrooms. (2011-2012)“Ryan Tanaka served as my COO/CFO and significantly contributed to the success of Saint Louis School.  Outstanding executive performance,”

The Honorable Judge Walter Kirimitsu’58, President, Saint Louis School. Judge Kirimitsu’s biography is found by clicking on this link.

Advanced Lead Recovery is a lead reclamation and recycling operation.– Secured funding for and assisted in the opening of for a business conglomerate located in Tacoma, Washington. (2007-2010)“Our company was expanding in new directions where our management was inexperienced.  We engaged Ryan and his team to help us with the transition and ongoing management.  He researched the new markets in depth, presented his findings, coordinated the implementation with our personnel, and grew these divisions.  With his help we expanded our growth into four completely new industries including Sky Deck concrete construction, mining for secondary metals, rebar fabrication, equipment design, and manufacturing, and carved rock work.  Ryan was extremely professional, easy to work with, a strong team player, and did a great job for us.”

Mike McMahanManaging Member/President, Advanced Lead Recovery

Deutsche Securities, Inc., a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, is a top five investment bank in Tokyo.– Worked for Bret Dandoy, Chief Administrative Officer of Deutsche Securities, Inc.  As a full-time analyst in Regional Management, assisted Mr. Dandoy with the coordination, review and approval of new products and businesses that were being proposed by different business divisions and desks throughout the firm. (2005-2007)“Ryan worked for me as an analyst in Regional Management.  He was able to learn and adapt quickly to various environments throughout the firm.  Ryan was pleasant to work with and demonstrated good judgement and character.”

Bret DandoyChief Administrative Officer, Deutsche Securities, Inc.

Services We Offer

At Island Business Management, LLC (“IBM Hawaii”), we offer monthly, fee-based real estate and business management services with an emphasis on financial consulting to increase the overall net worth of our long-term corporate clients and to grow their businesses and real estate portfolios. We do this by improving the overall financial condition of our valued clients while both assisting in real estate & business transactions as well as providing asset management services centered on value, long-term growth, and sustainability.


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