MICHAEL VANBUSKIRK, SIOR, CCIM, CRE
Executive Managing Director, Principal - Investment Sales and Capital Markets
As executive managing director of investment sales and capital markets, Mike VanBuskirk, SIOR, CCIM, CRE, is responsible for acquisition and disposition of investment properties throughout Missouri and Kansas for individual investors, regional investment groups and institutional clients. In this capacity, Mr. VanBuskirk assists clients with the identification, evaluation, marketing and negotiation of all investment property types including office, medical office, industrial, retail, multifamily housing, hospitality and land. Mr. VanBuskirk has been a principal with the firm since 2006, and is a member of the executive management team.
Mr. VanBuskirk has an active consulting practice and represents several prominent corporate service clients in all aspects of their commercial real estate portfolios including portfolio analysis, lease evaluation and negotiations, tax appeals, expert testimony and sale/lease back transactions. He has successfully completed projects in over 15 states.
A partial list of Mr. VanBuskirk’s corporate clients includes: Arvest Bank, BKD, Hallmark Cards, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Scarbrough International and Westlake ACE Hardware. Mr. VanBuskirk also has extensive experience in assisting nonprofit clients with maximizing the value of their real estate portfolio. including the Arbor Day Foundation, Community of Christ, John Knox Village, Menninger Foundation, Unity School of Christianity and University of Kansas Hospital Authority.
Mr. VanBuskirk is active in development activities including build-to-suits and business park development. In this capacity, he has been involved with the development of more than 1.9 million square feet of commercial buildings with a combined value of more than $212 million. He has been involved with the development or project management of more than 1,700 acres of business parks. He also has extensive experience in the negotiation and placement of commercial mortgages which represent a combined total value in excess of $150 million.