Maui Lender – Makai Mortgage

NMLS#216574 / HI

David is an outstanding Maui Mortgage Advisor. His reputation is built on professionalism, integrity and the ability to keep transactions on track. He is dedicated to helping clients obtain a mortgage that fits their specific needs and goals. David can assist investors, self-employed borrowers, high net worth clients or first time homebuyers with the same smooth efficiency.

David was born in Loveland, Colorado and raised in northern suburbs of Chicago, IL. In March of 2010 David transferred offices from the windy city of Chicago, Illinois, to the beautiful shores of Hawaii. David likes to say he thinks outside the box. Mortgage Financing can be dry, cumbersome, and not very fun, but David offers a refreshing dose of personality; he keeps you rolling along with a smile and a laugh, while keeping everyone on their toes. His care and energy make him a favorite loan officer with both realtors and customers. David loves life on Maui with his two kiddos, Damien and Brady, and is head over heels for his wife, Karen. When he is not serving his mortgage clients, David can be found hiking or at one of the many beaches on Maui with his family.

Recent Testimonials


“This was our first time purchasing property on Maui so we really didn’t know what to expect during the mortgage process. David Browne was a tremendous help from pre-qualification through closing. He made the process extremely easy & was even able to move our closing date up two weeks! David is a true expert, great communicator and all around pleasure to work with.”



“David went above and beyond. He made the lending process go very smoothly even though it was all done remotely. He took the time to make sure all of the loan documents were signed correctly and timely so the process would go smoothly. We will definitely recommend him to any of our friends.”



“We are thrilled with the outstanding service David Browne provided us in getting our home loan. From start to finish everything was handled with the utmost expertise and top notch customer service. He clearly explained our loan options and helped us choose the best option for us. David responded to our questions promptly and kept us updated throughout the entire loan process. We even received a lower loan rate than what was estimated! I wouldn’t hesitate to work with David, he’s simply the best of the best!”



“David Browne was extremely responsive to our needs and I believe he got us the best mortgage possible. He anticipated our questions and was available around the clock to answer questions. We did our entire purchase from out of state and David orchestrated everything for us. I will definitely use him again.”


“I cant praise David enough for his extreme professionalism, fast responsiveness, patience for answering all my million questions and depth of knowledge for local Maui guidelines and regulations! We had originally started the loan process with a different lender and after a lot of complications, which ended in a failed attempt, we ended up switching to David and it was smooth sailing the rest of the way! Literally not a single hickup and all was completed in record time! Which we needed to be the case since we had already opened escrow with the other lender! Now we are just focused on packing our bags to enjoy our second home!! David you are the man and will use you again in a heartbeat!”



“I was connected with David through Zillow and I was a little skeptical at first. After my first interaction with David I realized he was top-notch! David’s style and professionalism is a 10/10! David is prompt, responsive, thorough, and extremely knowledgeable. I would recommend David to anyone looking to buy a property.”



“David guaranteed my loan would close in 30 days and he came through without one hitch. He was communicative and available at all times. This has been the smoothest real estate transaction I have ever been involved with. Thanks, Dave!”



“We have a very complicated estate. David was very helpful and efficient. He was a pleasure to work with and I would recommend him to anyone who is needing financing.”