Al Paterson joins Country Brokers

HANALEI — Alistar “Al” Paterson, who has sold Kaua’i properties to Hollywood

types like author Michael Crichton and producer John Wells, recently joined

Country Brokers here, announced founders and owners Scott Lindman and Brian


Paterson is heading a new Country Estates division of the firm,

the owners said.

Lindman considers it a “coup” to have Paterson join the

firm. Paterson is known around the island for his presence on the Bali Hai

Television show, which he produced in conjunction with Video Juice


Paterson worked for Bali Hai Realty for 12 years, where he was

executive vice president responsible for all of their advertising and marketing


With sales of over $30 million in the past two years, he is

considered one of the most successful agents in Hawai’i.

An active member

of the Kaua’i Board of Realtors and a past recipient of the Board’s Realtor

Associate of the Year award, Paterson for the past several years has chaired

the Professional Standards and Arbitration Committee of the Board, and is the

current president of the ‘Anini Vistas Homeowners Association.

He is also a

speaker and writer of note. In 1990, he was selected to represent Hawai’i in

the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. His article, “‘Iniki —

The Experience,” won a national editorial award.

“Al’s marketing and

promotional experience, coupled with his reputation in the market place, will

be a very positive addition to our company and to our ability to service our

clients in the most professional manner possible,” Lindman said.

“Al and I

have a friendship that goes back over 30 years, starting when we were roommates

in France. We already have several exciting new projects on the drawing boards,

and I have no doubt that with his guidance our new estates division will prove

to be an immediate success.”

“The years that I spent with Bali Hai Realty

were extremely productive, and I remain very proud of what we accomplished

during the time I was there,” Paterson said.

“Their support staff and their

agents are extremely professional, and I’m certain they will continue to be a

major force in our real estate market,” he added.

“The opportunity,

however, to work with old friends at Country Brokers under some very generous

terms and conditions, was extremely appealing, and I’m looking forward to a

long and mutually beneficial relationship with Scott and Brian.


understand and agree with their business philosophy and their commitment to

their clients,” Paterson continued.

“We will incorporate these ideals into

our estates division, which will focus on the marketing and development of

upscale properties along with ranch management and high-end vacation rentals,”

Paterson said.

“For additional information on the services we will be

offering, interested parties can visit our office in Hanalei Town Center, or

contact us at 826-4099 or by e-mail at,” Paterson concluded.


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