Professional Profiles


Managing Director

Professional Background

John Hassler joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2010. At NGZ, Mr. Hassler’s primary responsibilities include advising clients in the acquisition and disposition of industrial properties as well as representing clients in the analysis and acquisition of investment transactions across all real estate product types.

Mr. Hassler focuses primarily on properties located throughout metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri. He is intimately familiar with all notable building tenants, owners, lease expirations and transactions in his territory. Additionally, Mr. Hassler is trained in multiple real estate systems such as CoStar, REApplications and Xceligent as well as Newmark Grubb Zimmer proprietary software.

Partial List of Lease Transactions

As a landlord representative:

w 17150 Mercury Road, Gardner, KS, Coleman Company, 1,107,000 SF

w 5300 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS,, 517,391 SF

w 5300 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS, Matheson Flight Extenders, 215,000 SF

w 5300 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS, Roll On Transportation, 188,100 SF

w 5224 Winner Road, Kansas City, MO, Aspen Products, 80,000 SF

w 5300 Winner Road, Kansas City, MO, Arrowhead Containers, 70,000 SF

As a tenant representative:

w 1746 Levee Road, North Kansas City, MO, Southwest Technologies, 77,400 SF

w 901 Northwest Platte Valley Drive, Riverside, MO, Nitto Denko Automotive, 74,880 SF

w 10815 West 78th Street, Shawnee, KS, University of Kansas Hospital, 36,000 SF

Partial List of Sale Transactions

As seller representative:

w 108th Street and Congress Avenue, Kansas City, MO, West Bancorporation, 68 acres

w Lone Elm Logistics Center, Olathe, KS, Odyssey Real Estate Capital, 496,150 SF

w Midtown Park, Kansas City, MO, 4-building portfolio, 320,400 SF

w 5910 Winner Road, Kansas City, MO, Winner Industries, 138,000 SF

w 20 Central Industrial Drive, Granite City, IL, Gateway Central Industrial, 117,245 SF

w 4201 Northeast 34th Street, Kansas City, MO, Waechtersbach USA, 26,000 SF

As buyer representative:

w Lenexa Industrial Park, 23-building portfolio, 722,000 SF

w 131-165 West Ninth Avenue, North Kansas City, MO, 76,000 SF

w 3255 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, 31,525 SF

Partial Client List

w Artemis Real Estate Partners

w Bender Warehouse Group

w BH Properties

w Brennan Investment Group

w Enterprise Precast & Concrete

w Fogel-Anderson Construction

w Gateway Packaging Co.

w Gramercy Property Trust

w Hiland Dairy Foods

w Nitto Denko Automotive

w Odyssey Real Estate Capital

w Privitera Realty Holdings

w Rainen Companies

w Shaw Electric Supply

w Southwest Technologies

w STAG Industrial, Inc.

w Stoughton Trailers

w The RMR Group

w Waechtersbach USA

w West Bancorporation

Professional Achievements

w Ranked by Kansas City Business Journal as one of Kansas City’s Heavy Hitters in commercial

      real estate, 2017, 2018

w CoStar Power Broker, Top Sale Broker, Kansas City market, 2017

w Published in Kansas City Business Journal, 2017

w Published in Ingram’s Magazine, 2017, 2018

w Published in SIOR Professional Report, 2015

w Home Run Award, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR), 2014

w Published in Midwest Real Estate News, 2014

Professional Affiliations

w Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

w Commercial board member, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR)

w Advisory board member – industrial property, CoStar

w Licensed real estate salesperson, states of Missouri and Kansas


Mr. Hassler holds a degree in communications with a minor in business from the University of Kansas. He lives in the Brookside area of Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife, Jessie; daughter, Charlotte; and son, Will.

Managing Director
Kansas City
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
T 816.474.2000
D 816.268.4208
M 913.449.2294
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Tenant Representation
  • Owner Representation
  • Investment Analysis
Years of Experience
9 years