Hello, I'm Ken Arbour, president of
Century 21 SKY Realty, and I would like to introduce you
to finest group of professionals in Tokyo-my staff. O.K.,
I'm biased, but once you get to know us, I'm sure you'll
agree. First, let me say a little about myself.
I established Century 21 SKY Realty in 1985 with two friends
whose first initials represent the S and Y in SKY. Then
a lady entered the picture. My wife, Noriko Kagami, and
I took over the business in 1989, and have since been
working to build it into a successful enterprise. Nonetheless,
we found time to start a family, and we now have three
I'm Canadian, and I came to Japan in 1982 while working
with the Canadian Forest Industry. I studied Asian History
at McGill University and earned a Masters of Urban Planning
at the University of British Columbia.
Noriko Kagami Arbour
Director and Sales Manager
Noriko Kagami is my business partner,
my wife, the mother of my three daughters and an excellent
swimmer who held the 100-meter freestyle record at Yamanashi
Prefecture High School for many years.
Even more important, for our business, Noriko has earned
Century 21's Centurion sales rank for a Japan record 17
times. She is well connected and well respected in Tokyo's
real estate industry.
Noriko graduated from Musashi Art University and worked
as a fashion designer before getting into real estate.
She loves to cook, and to stay in shape, she swims 2K
Office Leasing and Commercial Sales
Manager, Licensed Broker
What do you say about a man who negotiated
the sale of a Tokyo office property worth ¥70 billon?
I can't say enough. Without a doubt Masa, as he is known
in the office, is the key member of the SKY team. He concentrates
on commercial office leasing and commercial property and
luxury home sales.
In a previous life, Masa was the sales manager of a large
automobile dealership in Miami. He also went to school
in Florida, earning his Bachelor of Science degree form
Palm Beach Atlantic College.
Sales Section Chief and Licensed
Kiyomitsu, or "Mr. Personality" is
easily our clients' favorite agent. He focuses on residential
leasing and is known to be very down to earth. Being well-liked
helps when you're as prodigious a networker as Kiyomitsu,
He is said to know every agent and every property in the
After graduating from Osaka Business College, Kiyomitsu
has traveled and spent a year in Australia. But I don't
understand how I ever hired a Hanshin Tigers fan (Go Giants,