Professional Profiles



Wendy Brand has been in involved in the commercial retail industry for more than 21 years.  Wendy is a veteran in the industry concentrating on landlord leasing, tenant representation and development. From negotiating with long term tenants, chasing new concepts and creatively making deals happen, Wendy has a knack for the “art” of the deal. Wendy started her career in 1998 at The RH Johnson Company, where she served as Vice President for 17 years. While at The RH Johnson Company, she leased and represented a variety of national and local tenants and landlords throughout the Midwest. Prior to joining Newmark Grubb Zimmer in early 2016, she served as Senior Vice President at Legacy Development. Wendy worked on such projects as Willits Town Center in Basalt, CO; Liberty Commons in Liberty, MO; Truman’s Marketplace in Grandview, MO; Park Place in Leawood, KS; and The Legends in Kansas City, KS.
Wendy has represented many retailers throughout her career such as CVS Drug Store, Lifetime Fitness, Famous Footwear, Sprint, Starbucks, Rocket Fizz, Tropical Smoothie Café, Marco’s Pizza and Sport Clips, to name a few.  With each unique opportunity in the real estate world, Wendy finds a way of getting the deal executed. Being a native of Kansas City gives her even more local market knowledge and understanding of how each city in the metro operates.
w  American National Insurance Company
w  CVS
w  Famous Footwear
w  Lifetime Fitness
w  Omaha Steaks
w  Papa Murphy’s
w  Park Place LLC
w  Sports Clips
w  Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR)
w  Pursuing CCIM Designation
w  Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
w  Licensed real estate salesperson, states of Missouri and Kansas
Ms. Brand is also actively involved in many charitable foundations
Kansas City
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
T 816.474.2000
D 816.512.1009
M 913.269.5556
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner Representation
  • Development
Years of Experience
21 years