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.
Before joining the commercial real estate industry, Ms. Gilchrist had previously interned for State Street Corporation, Merrill Lynch, and Wichita’s first ever venture capitalist business accelerator. Her background of financial modeling and entrepreneurship provides her with a unique set of skills, allowing a better understanding of industry movement and growth.  
w  Pursuing CCIM Designation
w  Member, 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
Ms. Gilchrist graduated from the University of Kansas, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting, with distinction. 
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