• Christopher J. Benjamin
  • President &
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
  • President
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

Christopher J. Benjamin is president and chief operating officer of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., overseeing the operations of A&B Properties and A&B's Agribusiness operations.


Benjamin served as A&B's chief financial officer from February 2004 through September 2011, when he was appointed president of A&B Land Group (comprised of A&B's real estate and agribusiness subsidiaries) and president of A&B Properties, Inc. He joined A&B in 2001 as director, corporate development and planning, and was promoted to vice president in 2003. From March 2009 through March 2011, Benjamin additionally served as general manager of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company, overseeing the operational and financial turnaround of that business.


From March 2009 through March 2011, Benjamin additionally served as general manager of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company, overseeing the operational and financial turnaround of that business.


Prior to joining A&B, Benjamin held positions with General Motors Corporation, Sony Corporation, Booz-Allen & Hamilton and The Queen's Health Systems.


Benjamin holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Michigan and earned a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University. Benjamin currently serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations.

  • Paul W. Hallin
  • Executive Vice President
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

Paul Hallin is responsible for the Company's development activities. Prior to joining the Company in 1992, he was a project manager for Lanai Company, a subsidiary of Castle & Cooke, Ltd., and held a similar position with Hemmeter Development. He has a bachelor's degree in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

  • David I. Haverly
  • Senior Vice President
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

David Haverly is responsible for the asset and property management of the Company's improved and ground leased real estate portfolio in Hawaii and on the Mainland. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in real estate from the University of Hawaii . He was previously vice president of property management for Coldwell Banker Commercial Pacific Properties and also spent five years with Colliers Monroe Friedlander. Haverly is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).

  • Rick Stack
  • Senior Vice President
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

Rick Stack is in charge of the Company's active real estate developments. Prior to joining the Company, he held project manager and operations manager positions at Molokai Ranch and had similar development responsibilities for the State of Hawaii's Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HFDC). He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Alan Arakawa
  • Senior Vice President, Planning
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

Alan Arakawa is responsible for planning, entitlement, and development of lands owned by the Company. Prior to joining the Company in 2008, he served as president of Waiawa Ridge Development, a joint venture between the Company and Gentry Investment Properties, and executive vice president at Castle & Cooke Hawaii. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Hawaii.

  • Lance Parker
  • Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Dispositions / Principal Broker
  • A&B Properties, Inc.

Lance Parker is responsible for the Company's real estate acquisitions and dispositions in Hawaii and the U.S. Mainland, and also serves as the company's principal broker. Prior to joining A&B, he was an associate vice-president with Grubb & Ellis in California, where he provided commercial brokerage, advisory and transactional services. He has a bachelor's degree in real property management and development from the University of Southern California. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Hawaii and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).