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Kenneth B. Marcus

Kenneth B. Marcus

Practice areas:

Business, Real Estate

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Kenneth Marcus has over thirty-five years of experience in the areas of commercial real estate development, finance, leasing, purchases and sales. He also has extensive experience in the formation of partnerships and limited liability companies, and corporate finance. His real property practice includes the development, acquisition, sale, financing and restructuring of hotels, office buildings and shopping centers, with particular expertise in the hotel industry.  Mr. Marcus has also participated in the reorganization of and recovery of assets for insolvent insurance companies. 

Mr. Marcus holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible professional rating (AV) for both his skill and his integrity.  Mr. Marcus has been selected for inclustion to the Top Listed, Top 25 Hawaii Super Lawyers list.  He is also recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Business Organizations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate Law, and Chambers USA Leading Lawyers For Business for Real Estate Law.

Mr. Marcus is a member of the Hawaii Hotel Association and International Society of Hospitality Consultants. He authored the chapter for the Hawaii State Bar Association Real Estate Manual on Hotel Management, which includes Restaurant Leases and Liquor Licensing.  

Mr. Marcus is Vice Chairman of the Stadium Authority of the State of Hawaii, the past-President of Temple Emanu-el in Honolulu.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

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Contact Info

Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher

733 Bishop Street, 19th Floor
Pacific Guardian Ctr., Makai Twr.
Honolulu, HI, 96813-4022




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Business OrganizationsBest Lawyers in America2013
Business OrganizationsBest Lawyers in America2013
Mergers & AcquisitionsBest Lawyers in America2013
Real Estate LawChambers & Partners USA Guide2013
Real Estate LawSuper Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
ListedBar Register of Preeminent LawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
DirectorStarn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher LC1999 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hawaii State Bar AssociationReal Property & Financial Services Section, Board of DirectorsN/A
International Society of Hospitality ConsultantsMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Hawaii State Bar Association Real Estate ManualHotel Management Agreements2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of PennsylvaniaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1972