Hawai‘i Life Joins Forbes Global Properties As Founding Member

We are excited to announce our exclusive, statewide membership in the newly launched Forbes Global Properties™ —  a luxury consumer marketplace and member network led by top-tier brokerages across the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Australia. As a founding member, Hawai‘i Life holds an ownership stake in this exclusive new global real estate network, in addition to a seat on the Forbes Global Properties Board of Directors.

Who We Are

Established in 2020, Forbes Global Properties is an exclusive consortium of top-tier real estate firms representing many of the world’s finest homes for sale. Membership is invitation-only and reserved for the most distinguished brokerages in select cities and second-home markets around the world. Forbes Global Properties is the exclusive worldwide real estate partner of Forbes, one of the world’s most trusted media brands. Spearheaded by Jeff Hyland, co-founder and president of Hilton & Hyland, and Bonnie Stone Sellers, an accomplished industry veteran, Forbes Global Properties is owned and run by brokerages. Forbes maintains an ownership stake, creating an interest in the success of the member network.

“No one can match Hawai‘i Life’s reach and exposure. They are a class act with the best management in the business. There was no need to contact anyone else in the state. We are so excited they are joining us in this incredible opportunity to reach out to 140 million unique monthly visitors through Forbes, the world’s most recognized business media platform.”

-Jeff Hyland, Hilton & Hyland

What We Do

“We started as a creative agency intensely focused on digital marketing and lead generation, and over the years, we’ve learned so much about what really matters to our clients and our agents in the luxury marketplace,” said Hawai‘i Life CEO Matt Beall, noting the alignment with our company’s origins. Leveraging Forbes’ worldwide reach and audience, member agents and their clients will benefit from unprecedented access to real estate story placements on a high-impact webpage at, as well as curated content about listings, agents, and member companies at

Reserved for luxury properties in excess of USD $2 million, the Forbes Global Properties marketing platform helps agents to engage, inform, and inspire an increasingly global audience of luxury buyers and sellers. Homes are presented within the context of timely market data and top-tier editorial to ensure purchasers are equipped to make informed decisions. The Forbes audience includes more than 133 million unique monthly website visitors and more than 45 million social media followers worldwide. Learn more about the many benefits to both agents and clients here.

Where You’ll Find Us

The founding member brokerages of Forbes Global Properties have offices in more than 75 locations worldwide and are established leaders in luxury property sales. Member brokerages are highly vetted and acknowledged as experts within their respective prime property markets. “The opportunity to work directly with Forbes to leverage their exposure and clientele, and to be a founding member of a truly global organization — it’s both a huge acknowledgment of our success and an exciting value add for our clients,” said Beall.

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