Meet the Visionaries: John Genovese Jr. and John John Genovese

Meet the Visionaries: John Genovese Jr. and John John Genovese

In the world of auctions, where expertise and passion meet, the dynamic father-and-son duo of John Genovese Jr. and John John Genovese shine as true visionaries. Together, they form the backbone of Malama Auctions a name synonymous with excellence in Hawaii's auction industry. 

**A Journey from California to Kauai**

The Genovese legacy in the auction business began long before they set foot in the Hawaiian paradise. John Genovese Jr. was a partner in a well-established auction company in California, conducting auctions that spanned from Orange County to Bakersfield. Their move to Kauai in 2004 marked the beginning of a new chapter in their illustrious careers.

**Passing the Torch to the Next Generation**

As the years unfolded, it became evident that John Genovese Jr. had laid a strong foundation for his son, John John Genovese, to take the reins. In mid-2022, John Jr. decided to reduce his workload and entrust the family legacy to the capable hands of John John. This transition marked a pivotal moment for Malama Auctions.

**A Commitment to Excellence**

John John Genovese's dedication to the auction industry is palpable. He holds the highest designation available to auctioneers worldwide, the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI), distinguishing himself as a true expert in the field. His qualifications also include the Auction Marketing Management (AMM) and Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) designations, setting him apart as a multifaceted professional.

**Leadership in the Auction Community**

John John's influence extends beyond Malama Auctions. He actively serves the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) in key leadership positions, contributing to the industry's growth and development. His involvement in committees and task forces underscores his commitment to improving the auction landscape.

In the end, the story of John Genovese Jr. and John John Genovese is one of legacy, expertise, and a shared passion for auctions. Their journey, from California to the serene shores of Kauai, is a testament to their dedication to the art of auctioneering, and it's a story that continues to unfold with each successful bid and every client served by Malama Auctions & Realty.