M. Russell (Russ) Goode, Jr.
Realtor, CRS, SRES, GRI, MBA
Russ Goode has trained residential real estate salespersons and brokers for over 25 years. His expert witness experience concentrates on the standard of care for residential real estate agents.
Real Estate Consultant, Realty Network Hawaii
Real Estate Instructor, Russ Goode Seminars
In 1989 Russ earned the coveted CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation, a distinction possessed by less than 5% of the country's realtors. In addition to his MBA in Finance, Russ has completed many courses on real estate leasing, exchanging, management, appraisal, counseling, taxes, mortgages, foreclosures, negotiation, and creative financing.
Russ has been certified by the Hawaii Real Estate Commission as a Salesperson and Broker Prelicensing Instructor since 1983 and a Continuing Education Instructor since 1989. An outstanding instructor, Russ periodically teaches real estate courses for the University of Hawaii, the Hawaii Association of Realtors, real estate firms and the general public. In 1997, Russ was honored as the Hawaii Association of Realtors "Educator of the Year."
Active in the community, Russ is a past president of the Hawaii Mental Health Association, and Aloha United Way speaker, a Rotarian, a former Director of the Honolulu Board of Realtors and a recipient of their community services award. He is a member of New Hope Christian Fellowship and is active on their Drama Team. His hobbies are acting and handwriting analysis.
- BA, History, Pennsylvania State University, 1958
- MBA, Finance, University of Colorado, 1974
- GRI, Graduate Realtors Institute of Hawaii, 1979
- CRS, Certified Residential Specialist, 1989
- SRES, Senior Real Estate Specialist, 2003
- Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired), 1958-1979