Professional Profiles


Managing Director

Debora H. Field joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2006 and currently serves as a managing director at the company’s Kansas City, Missouri, office. Ms. Field has 38 years of experience in the commercial real estate market and specializes in the sale and leasing of office building properties with various assignments in retail, land and consulting. Ms. Field has represented local and national tenants and owners, national health care companies in multiple transactions, and assisted companies with expansion into new markets and strategic planning.
Ms. Field has experience repositioning for lease or sale, major research and development facilities and buildings for alternative use. She has experience in marketing institutional and individual investor owned properties and represents corporate and local tenants and owners.
Ms. Field’s most noteworthy career achievement is her significant contribution in repositioning Union Station into a vibrant office and community center by leasing and creating a positive cash flow position, thus securing the iconic building’s future for decades to come. 
w  Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Kansas City — 320,000 SF
w  DEX One – 80,170 SF
w  Kansas City Missouri School District — 40,000 – 60,000 SF
w  Heartland Hand & Spine Hospital — 51,000 SF
w  Humana, Inc. (Corporate Relocation) — 30,000 SF
w  Preferred Health Professional — 16,000 SF
w  Accardo Arts Anderson Building — 14,000 SF
w  Humana — 1,500 – 12,000 SF
w  American Institute of Architects — 5,000 SF
w  KU OBGYN — 4,200 SF
w  Parman & Associates Law — 3,400 SF
w  Kansas City Chiropractic — 3,000 SF
w  Advanced Physical Therapy — 2,000 SF
w  Leawood Chamber of Commerce — 1,500 SF
w  YRC – 20,000 SF
w  Accardo Arts District LLC
w  Aetna Life Insurance Co.
w  Allstate Insurance
w  ALS Keith Worthington Chapter
w  American Red Cross
w  Arvest Bank
w  Barley Investors LLC
w  Boys & Girls Clubs of Kansas City
w  Brotherhood Bank & Trust-Site Acquisition
w  Chief Pony LLC
w  Church of the Nazarene World Headquarters
w  Cline Wood Insurance
w  Community First Bank
w  Cleveland Chiropractic University
w  Cunningham Properties – Family Trust
w  Dickinson Financial
w  Edelweiss Limited Development Co./ Kompass Kapital
w  Enterprise Bank – REO Disposition
w  Ferrell Capital Inc., LLC
w  Habitat for Humanity
w  Herff Jones, Inc.
w  International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
w  Nationwide Insurance
w  Optober Properties
w  Peters and Associates
w  Reece & Nichols
w  Union Station Kansas City, LC
w  Unique City Investments, LLC
w  Women’s Employment Network
w  Top Five Office Brokers Award, Metro Kansas City Board of Realtors
w  30 Million Dollar Recognition (numerous production awards)
w  Mission Hills Planning Commission
w  Women in Development, Kansas City Area Development Corporation member 2014 - present
w  President, 2014; committee chair and board of directors, Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), 2011 – 2018
w  President, Kansas City Area Board of Realtors Commercial Division,1997 – 1998; board member, 1992 – present
w  Centurions Leadership Program, Class of 1987 – 1988, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; member, Centurions Alumni Association
w  Real estate advisor, Leawood Chamber of Commerce, Leawood, KS
w  Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
w  Member, Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce
w  School District Blue Ribbon Committee, Kansas City, Missouri
w  Top fundraiser, Women’s Employment Network Star Program
w  Fundraising team leader, Lymphoma & Leukemia Society
w  Speaker, Integra Realty Resources Conference
w  Speaker, Midwest Real Estate News Summit
w  Speaker, Metro Wire Real Estate Conference
w  Licensed real estate broker and salesperson, states of Missouri and Kansas
Ms. Field holds an undergraduate degree in geography (urban planning and economics) from the University of Kansas. She has also taken several courses offered by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), CCIM Institute, Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) and the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
Managing Director
Kansas City
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
T 816.474.2000
D 816.512.1030
M 816.679.9508
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner Representation
  • Office Properties
  • Repositioning
  • Consulting/Valuation
  • Medical Facilities
Years of Experience
38 years