HONOLULU, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX) (A&B or Company) has named Kevin Nishioka as vice president, tax. Nishioka assumed his duties on Aug. 28 and will oversee A&B's Tax department and be responsible for corporate tax strategy as well as the execution of tax compliance, tax planning and tax research programs for the Company and its subsidiaries.
Nishioka is a seasoned leader and tax professional with 20 years of experience in providing tax compliance, planning, and transaction assistance services. He most recently served as a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers. A CPA licensed in California and Hawaii, Nishioka earned a bachelors' degree in business administration (accountancy) from California State University, Sacramento. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.
"Kevin's expertise as a tax professional and his broad experience coaching and leading teams will certainly benefit A&B as we grow our business. We are fortunate to find someone with his qualifications and are excited to welcome him to our company," said Jim Mead, A&B chief financial officer.
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Alexander & Baldwin is a Hawaii corporation, and has elected to qualify as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) beginning with the 2017 tax year. A&B owns, operates and manages 4.8 million square feet of retail, industrial and office space primarily in Hawaii and on the U.S. Mainland, and is the largest owner of grocery/drug-anchored retail centers in Hawaii. Our Hawaii footprint extends beyond commercial real estate and includes interest in land operations and materials and infrastructure construction, which are operated under a Taxable REIT Subsidiary (TRS). With ownership of approximately 87,000 acres in Hawaii, A&B is the state's fourth largest private landowner, and one of the state's most active real estate investors. A&B also is Hawaii's largest materials company and paving contractor. Additional information about A&B may be found at www.alexanderbaldwin.com.
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