Professional Profiles



Kayla Gilchrist joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2018 and currently serves as an associate at the firm’s Kansas City office. Ms. Gilchrist specializes in tenant and landlord representation for the retail sector.
Prior to entering the commercial real estate sector, Ms. Gilchrist had interned for State Street Corporation, Merrill Lynch and Wichita’s first-ever venture capitalist business accelerator. Her background in financial modeling and entrepreneurship provides her with a unique set of skills and a better understanding of industry movement and growth. 
w International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
w Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women (KC CREW)
w Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR)
w Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
w Kansas City Young Professionals
w Licensed real estate salesperson, states of Missouri and Kansas
w Candidate for CCIM Designation, CCIM Institute
Ms. Gilchrist graduated with distinction from the University of Kansas, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting.
Kansas City
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
T 816.474.2000
D 316.616.4080
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner/Landlord Representation
  • Retail
Years of Experience