Professional Profiles

DANIEL F. MUSSER

Executive Managing Director, Principal

With more than 30 years of experience in creating innovative and successful developments, including 15 years as an architect and 15 years as a development management executive, Dan Musser is a widely respected expert in the real estate industry. He currently serves as an executive managing director and principal at Newmark Grubb Zimmer.
 
As a registered architect, Mr. Musser brings a unique perspective to development management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas State University. In addition, he received training in real estate development, financial analysis, project management and construction management while earning a Master of Science in Real Estate Development degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
 
Mr. Musser’s impressive educational background is buttressed by hands-on experience overseeing some of the most challenging, complex and pioneering real estate developments in the country. Project expertise in these areas include construction of a new, 600,000-square-foot facility for the Federal Reserve Bank; the renaissance of the Beacon Hill neighborhood; the Columbus Park mixed-use neighborhood; and project oversight of the College Basketball Experience, National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame and Milburn Golf & Country Club.
 
Current projects include a 500,000-square-foot distribution center for Odyssey Investments and a new fire station for Consolidated Fire District No. 2.
 
Recent projects include the NNSA/National Security Campus; infrastructure improvements for Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri; and projects for the Kansas City Zoo and Kansas City Art Institute.
 
Past project experience includes development management of the Sprint World Headquarters Campus, a five-year project encompassing 4 million square feet of office space and amenities in 22 buildings, supported by 15 parking structures and 150 acres of site development; Village West, a 400-acre tourism and entertainment district; and Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center.
 
AFFILIATIONS:
  • Executive council and board of trustees, Kansas City Art Institute, 2011 – present
  • Executive committee and board of directors, Main Street Corridor Development Corporation (MainCor), Kansas City, Missouri
  • Board of advisors, Kansas City Design Center
  • Committee member, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Class XV, Kansas City Tomorrow
  • Registered architect, state of Missouri
  • Licensed real estate salesperson, states of Missouri and Kansas
 
Mr. Musser holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas State University.

 

 

DANIEL F. MUSSER
Executive Managing Director, Principal
Kansas City
 
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
dmusser@ngzimmer.com
T 816.474.2000
D 816.512.1003
M 816.210.3730
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
 
Areas of Specialization
  • Development Management
  • Site Selection/Land Entitlements
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budget and Schedule Management
  • Project Management
  • Owner Representation
  • MBE/WBE Program Management
  • Public/Private Partnerships
Years of Experience
30 years