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David J. Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Industrial Specialist
President, Newmark Zimmer
P.O. Box 411299
Kansas City, MO 64141
United States
Phone: +1.816.512.1001
Cell: +1.816.223-4555
Email: DZimmer@ngzimmer.com
Website: www.zimmercos.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Western Missouri Kansas Chapter
Member Since: 1987
 

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Bio

David has been involved in the commercial/industrial real estate business since 1979. A native of Kansas City, David went to college in Ft. Worth, Texas and started his career with the Vantage Companies in Dallas, Tx. Returning to Kansas City in 1983, he joined Zimmer Real Estate Services. David is married to the former Diane Cunningham (Dallas) and they have two children, Lauren (SMU '10) who is an investment analyst with Jones Lang LaSalle in Dallas and Katie (SMU '12). In his spare time, David enjoys hunting, golf and spending time at their home in Northern Wisconsin.

Experience

David J. Zimmer began his professional career with The Vantage Companies in Dallas, Texas in 1979 after graduating from Texas Christian University. In 1983, he returned to his hometown of Kansas City and joined the family business, Zimmer Real Estate Services, which was founded by his grandfather in 1948.

Zimmer is a full service real estate firm headquartered in Kansas City with four (4) operating divisions including Sales and Leasing, Property and Facility Management, Corporate Services and Development Management.

Today, David serves as President of Zimmer Real Estate Services while still providing industrial and commercial brokerage services for regional and national clients such as Hallmark Cards, Russell Stover Candies, Grantham University, Bayer Corporation, and Kansas City Power & Light plus numerous private and institutional investors who have multiple assets in the Kansas City area.

David has provided dedicated service to not only the commercial real estate industry, but civic organizations over the years. He has served as the president of the Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors as well as serving on its Executive Committee and its Board of Directors. David has also served on the Executive Committee of the Heart of America Council for Boy Scouts of America for nine years.

In 1988, David joined the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. He has become a leader in SIOR, serving in the past as president of the Western Missouri/Kansas Chapter, Regional Vice President, Vice President, President-Elect and International President of SIOR in 2011. In addition, he has served as President of the SIOR Foundation and currently serves as a Trustee.

David has been recognized for his contributions to and successes in the commercial real estate industry. He was selected as the Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors’ Salesperson of the Year in 1992 and Commercial Realtor of the Year in 1995, and is a recipient of Junior Achievement of Kansas City “Up and Comers” Award. David was named the ONCOR International CEO of the Year in 2005 and most recently was named to Midwest Commercial Real Estate’s Hall of Fame. In 2009, David became a Fellow member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Achievements
  • Heart of America Boy Scouts of America-Executive Committee-1999-2008
  • SIOR Educational Foundation-President- 2007
  • Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors- President-1994
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors- President-2011
  • ONCOR International CEO of the Year-2005
  • Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors- Commercial Realtor of the Year-1995
  • Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors- Realtor Salesperson of the Year-1992
Affiliates
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
Education
  • Texas Christian University ('79) BS/Business Administration
Areas of Practice
  • Landlord
  • Tenant Representation
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Sale/Leasing
Transactions
2017

Curt Stanton, SIOR

Axiom Advisory Group
Chicago, IL

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

$679,928 Office Lease

10,073 sq. ft.

Overland Park, KS - March 6, 2017

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Douglas Hedrick, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Kansas City, MO

$535,000 Industrial Lease

25,200 sq. ft.

David represented NL Properties, LLC
Douglas represented Medical Equipment Solutions, dba Purair Products

North Kansas City, MO - January 26, 2017

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Michael Mitchelson, SIOR, CCIM

CBRE
Kansas City, MO

$555,455 Industrial Lease

28,077 sq. ft.

David represented Lessor

North Kansas City, MO - January 26, 2017
2015

Daniel Knudson

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services
Newport Beach, CA

Kenneth Hulbert

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services
Newport Beach, CA

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Office Lease

2,673 sq. ft.

Daniel represented Kelly Services, Inc.
Kenneth represented Kelly Services, Inc.
David represented Kelly Services, Inc.

Lee's Summit, MO - February 19, 2015
2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$258,750 Industrial Lease

15,000 sq. ft.

David represented LGZ Properties, LLC
J. Paul represented Western American, Inc.

North Kansas City, MO - November 5, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$1,118,250 Industrial Lease

63,900 sq. ft.

David represented Zimmer Realty Company
J. Paul represented Synetic Technologies, Inc.

North Kansas City, KS - October 8, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Alec Blackwell, SIOR

Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO

$200,044 Industrial Lease

15,500 sq. ft.

David represented Zimmer Realty Company
Alec represented Spectra Metal Sales, Inc.

North Kansas City, MO - July 10, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$390,000 Industrial Lease

40,000 sq. ft.

David represented Landlord
J. Paul represented Tenant

Kansas City, MO - June 2, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

Industrial Lease

20,000 sq. ft.

David represented Zimmer Realty Company
J. Paul represented JR & Co., Inc

North Kansas City, MO - April 27, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$428,541 Industrial Lease

20,000 sq. ft.

David represented Zimmer Realty Company
J. Paul represented JR & Co., Inc.

North Kansas City, MO - April 26, 2014

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Douglas Brockhouse, SIOR

Bender Commercial Real Estate Services
Sioux Falls, SD

Reggie Kuipers, SIOR

Bender Commercial Real Estate Services
Sioux Falls, SD

J. Christopher Wally, SIOR

CBRE
Kansas City, MO

$800,000 Office Sale

16,239 sq. ft.

David represented Great Western Bank
Douglas represented Great Western Bank
Reggie represented Great Western Bank
J. Christopher represented First Call

Kansas City, MO - January 17, 2014
2013

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

John Stafford, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Kansas City, MO

$785,000 Office Sale

11,700 sq. ft.

David represented Red Rabbit Enterprises, LLC
John represented Accord Cox & Company

Lenexa, KS - October 31, 2013

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

D. Edward Elder, SIOR

Colliers International
Kansas City, MO

$2,453,752 Industrial Lease

165,588 sq. ft.

Kansas City, KS - April 2, 2013
2012

Douglas Hedrick, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Kansas City, MO

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

$644,700 Industrial Lease

North Kansas City, MO - May 5, 2012

Phillip Algrim, SIOR

JLL
Overland Park, KS

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

$583,931 Industrial Lease

KS - March 1, 2012

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Nathan Anderson, SIOR, CCIM

NAI Heartland
Overland Park, KS

$250,000 Industrial Sale

Kansas City, MO - January 23, 2012
2011

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$123,732 Industrial Lease

North Kasas City, MO - December 1, 2011

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM

Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO

$3,500,000 Industrial Sale

245,000 sq. ft.

David represented M.I. Regional Properties LLC
Whitney represented Premier Beverage Inc.

Kansas City, KS - March 25, 2011

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Drew Augustin, SIOR, CCIM

Alliance Commercial Group LLC
Indianapolis, IN

$69,487 Office Lease

David represented Nyhart
Drew represented Nyhart

Overland Park, KS - March 1, 2011

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

Industrial Lease

Kansas City, MO - February 1, 2011
2010

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Edward O'Connor, SIOR

Waterford Property Company
Overland Park, KS

$4,548,295 Other Lease

1 acres

David represented Ronco
Edward represented UMB Bank

Prairie Village, KS - December 1, 2010

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

J. Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM

Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS

$180,000 Industrial Lease

20,000 sq. ft.

Kansas City, MO - November 1, 2010

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS

Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO

Douglas Hedrick, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Kansas City, MO

Industrial Lease

9,800 sq. ft.

Douglas represented KCP&L Greater Missouri

Liberty, MO - February 1, 2010
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Large Industrial Market Broker 4/1/1994 
Medium Company CEOs 1 OP-NET 4/1/1998 
GSA Reporter 1/1/200812/31/2020
SPB - Brokerage Management 1/1/20061/1/2020
Past Presidents CommitteeMember10/1/20159/30/2017
SIOR Foundation Major GiftsMember10/8/201510/20/2016
SIOR Foundation Past Presidents Committee 1/1/200810/20/2016
Nimbleness/Governance Work GroupMember9/1/20148/31/2016
SIOR Foundation Major GiftsMember10/23/201410/8/2015
Budget and Finance CommitteeForum Member10/1/20142/1/2015
Audit CommitteeVice Chair10/31/201310/30/2014
SIOR Foundation Programs & Public RelationsCo-Chair10/24/201310/23/2014
SIOR Foundation Executive CommitteeMember10/24/201310/23/2014
SIOR Foundation Major GiftsMember10/24/201310/23/2014
Budget and Finance CommitteeMember10/1/20119/30/2014
Audit CommitteeChair10/27/200910/30/2013
SIOR Foundation Programs & Public RelationsChair10/25/201210/24/2013
SIOR Foundation Major GiftsMember10/25/201210/24/2013
Education CouncilSPB Vice Chair10/19/201110/22/2013
International Member GroupMember10/28/201010/31/2012
NominatingVice Chair10/19/201110/23/2012
Past Presidents CommitteeChair10/19/201110/23/2012
Board of Directors 10/19/201110/23/2012
Budget and Finance Committee 10/20/201010/23/2012
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