MW Group Leadership
Stephen B. Metter
Mr. Metter is the Chief Executive Officer and Principal of MW Group, Ltd. and MW Commercial Realty, Inc. Mr. Metter is responsible for corporate and investment strategy, strategic planning, vision, and oversees equity and debt financing.
A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Metter, an ex-investment banker has been a leader in the Hawaii business community and commercial real estate development industry for more than 25 years.
Mr. Metter sits on a variety of boards; Child & Family Services, The Institute for Family Enrichment, Hawaiian Humane Society, and the Fort Street Mall Business Improvement District. He is also a Board of Advisor for the McDonald's Corporation and is active in World Presidents' Organization (WPO).
Mr. Metter lives in Honolulu, is married, has 3 children and loves his Akitas.
Michael B. Wood
Michael B. Wood is the co-founder and Principal of MW Group, Ltd. Mr. Wood oversees the strategy, marketing and operations for Hawaii Self Storage.
Mr. Wood moved to Hawaii in 1963. He spent the next 18 years with Kenalt Incorporated, a food, sundry & household products brokerage and warehousing distribution business. As President, Mike was instrumental in making Kenalt the largest broker/disbributors in Hawaii before overseeing the sale of the company. Mr. Wood has been in the Real Estate Development industry for over 30 years.
Mr. Wood graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1962. Mr. Wood participates in several community organizations including The Outrigger Canoe Club, The Plaza Club, The University of California Bear Backers, Cal Club Hawaii and The University of Hawaii Na Koa Football Club. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for both Family Programs Hawaii (FPH) and Mid-Pacific Institute.
In 2009, in partnership with FPH and The State of Hawaii, the Wood Family built Ho'omalu O Na Kamali'i (for the safety and protection of children), a home for displaced children in leeward Oahu. Mr. Wood has dedicated over $9 million for the long term funding and operation of this shelter.
Mr. Wood has been married for 51 years, has 3 sons, 9 grandchildren and 2 dogs.
Daniel D. Cody
Daniel Cody is the Chief Investment Officer for MW Group where he is responsible for all company acquisitions and development projects. He began working with the company in 2005 and was promoted to his current position in 2012.
Prior to joining MW Group, Daniel worked in the development industry in Seattle, San Diego, and Jakarta, Indonesia. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
He is currently active on the boards of The Salvation Army, NAIOP Hawaii, and the UCLA Anderson Alumni Association.
Brian Wong is the Chief Operating Officer for MW Group. Mr. Wong is responsible for overall MW Group, day to day operations. His responsibilities also include overseeing the operations of the Plaza Club, a private membership business club located on the 20th and 21st floors of Pioneer Plaza in downtown Honolulu.
Prior to joining MW Group in 2003, he was the Development Manager for McDonald’s Corporation and was responsible for the asset management of new and existing store sites in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan.
Born in Boston, and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mr. Wong graduated from Mid Pacific Institute and Occidental College and received his MBA from the University of Hawaii. He has been an active member in a number of professional real estate organizations including the CCIM Institute, NAIOP, Urban Land Institute and International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Wong was the recipient of the 2005 CCIM Candidate of the Year Award, and was the Hawaii CCIM Chapter 2007 President. He has volunteered for numerous organizations and is currently a trustee for the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation.
Colby M. Kisaba
Colby Kisaba is the Chief Financial Officer of MW Group. Mr. Kisaba joined MW Group, Ltd. in 2001. As the Chief Financial Officer of MW Group, Ltd., Mr. Kisaba is responsible for the finance and accounting functions of the company.
Mr. Kisaba graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration.
Mr. Kisaba is an active member of the Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association of Hawaii. He is also the 2013-2014 President Elect of Financial Executives International Hawaii Chapter.
Daniel G.W. Ho
Daniel Ho is the President of Hawaii Self Storage. Mr. Ho oversees Hawaii Self Storage’s strategy, development, design, interior build-out, sales, marketing and operations. He is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. In addition, Mr. Ho is a key member of the MW Group Executive Team.
Mr. Ho has helped spearhead Hawaii Self Storage’s community outreach programs; Lockers for Literacy, Hawaii Self Storage Scholarship Program, B.R.I.D.G.E. program, athletic donations, etc.
Gregory M. Wood
Greg Wood is the Vice President & General Manager of Oahu. Mr. Wood oversees all Oahu, leasing, management, tenant relations for MW Group.
Born and raised in Honolulu and a graduate from University of the Pacific in 1994, Greg spent his post collegiate years in the advertising industry in San Francisco working with clients such as Kia Motors and Microsoft. He joined MW Group in 2001.
Community service activities include a second term Board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii as well as trustee for the Wood Family supported Ho’omalu O Na Kamali’i a safe house for abused and/or neglected children on Honolulu’s west coast.
Greg and wife Jennifer have been married since 2002 have two children James and Kylie, and share their home with the family’s dogs Rocket and Kula.
Jefferson B. Gerard
Jeff Gerard is the Vice President and General Manager of Maui. Mr. Gerard oversees all Maui, leasing, entitlements, management, new business/development and related operations.
Mr. Gerard has 16 years of real estate development, brokerage, and property and asset management experience. Prior to joining MW Group, he worked in the brokerage division of Chaney Brooks, where he represented landlords and tenants in commercial lease and sales transactions. Mr. Gerard has directed the Hawaii development and expansion for a number of retailers in the state of Hawaii.
Mr. Gerard is active in the local community serving as Chairman of the Board and Board of Directors of the Maui United Way. He has also served as a member, Vice President and President of the Maui Commercial Round Table, member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).