As Executive Managing Director of investment sales and capital markets, Mike VanBuskirk, SIOR, CCIM, CRE, is responsible for the acquisition and disposition of investment properties throughout the Midwest for individual investors, regional investment groups and institutional clients. In this capacity, he has extensive experience in all investment property types including office, medical office, industrial, retail, multifamily, hospitality and development land.

Since joining the firm in 1994, Michael has been involved in the completion of more than 1,100 transactions with a combined value in excess of $1.6 billion. These transactions include over 23 million square feet of commercial properties and over 2,500 acres of land. He was made a principal of the firm in 2006, is a member of the firm’s board of directors and serves on the executive management team.

Michael has an active consulting practice and assists corporate clients in managing all aspects of their commercial real estate portfolio analysis, lease evaluation and negotiations, property acquisitions/dispositions and structuring sale/lease back transactions. He has successfully completed projects in over 20 states.

A partial list of clients includes FORIVS/BKD, Hallmark Cards, the University of Kansas Hospital Authority and Westlake ACE Hardware. He has extensive experience in assisting nonprofit clients with maximizing the value of their real estate assets including the Arbor Day Foundation, the Community of Christ, John Knox Village, the Menninger Foundation and the Unity School of Christianity.

Michael is active in development activities, including build-to-suits and land development. In this capacity, he has been involved with the development of more than 2 million square feet of commercial buildings with a combined value of more than $212 million and more than 1,700 acres of land. He has also been involved with the placement of more than $150 million of commercial mortgages, completed multiple loan sales and has served as a court appointed receiver.

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1220 Washington Street

Suite 300

Kansas City, MO 64105

T: 816-512-1010

D: 816-679-4954

Areas Of Specialization

  • Capital Markets
  • Development
  • Global Corporate Services
  • Investment Brokerage
  • National Tenant Advisory
  • Owner Representation
  • Real Estate Consulting
  • REO
  • Tenant Representation

Years Of Experience

27 years