Luiz T. Yamashita, Jr, CCIM, CIPS, TRC, joined dunes properties in March of 2014 as a multilingual real estate agent with experience in Investment and Commercial Properties. Luiz is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Luiz initiated his real estate experience as an investor. He is actively purchasing properties in different areas of South Carolina’s coast and he has helped others, including international investors to find properties in the United States.
Prior to joining dunes properties, Luiz worked twelve years at Bloomberg LP leading teams in the areas of product development and product implementation. Luiz started his career with Bloomberg at their office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he was born and raised, and he worked in their New York headquarters prior to moving to South Carolina.
Luiz is married to Susan Martin Stox Yamashita, a Lowcountry native with family roots in Charleston. Together they have one son, Thomas, who is a happy and active young boy.
In Sao Paulo, Luiz earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance and graduated with honors at FAAP – Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado. Luiz, along with two of his colleagues, received an ABN Amro Bank Award for their graduation thesis entitled Future Markets Operations to Hedge and Leverage Agribusiness.
Luiz is a member of the Preservation Society of Charleston, Easter Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club, Commercial Real Estate Advisor to Lowcountry Local First, and Friends of Brookgreen Gardens. In his recent past, Luiz also served as executive board member to Montessori School of Pawleys Island and as as an adviser to Project A.L.S