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David J. Zimmer
SIOR, FRICS

President

Newmark Zimmer

1220 Washington Street, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64105

Market
Kansas City
Specialty
Industrial Specialist
Member Since
1987
Chapter
SIOR Western Missouri Kansas Chapter
Areas of Practice
Landlord, Tenant Representation, Distribution & Logistics, Sale/Leasing
Accreditations
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
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.
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.
  • 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
  • Texas Christian University ('79) BS/Business Administration
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Axiom Advisory Group
Chicago, IL
David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Office Lease
$679,928
10,073 Sq. Ft.
March 6, 2017 Overland Park, KS

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Douglas Hedrick, CCIM
Colliers International
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$535,000
25,200 Sq. Ft.
January 26, 2017 North Kansas City, MO

David represented NL Properties, LLC

Douglas represented Medical Equipment Solutions, dba Purair Products

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$555,455
28,077 Sq. Ft.
January 26, 2017 North Kansas City, MO

David represented Lessor

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.
February 19, 2015 Lee's Summit, MO

Daniel represented Kelly Services, Inc.

Kenneth represented Kelly Services, Inc.

David represented Kelly Services, Inc.

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$258,750
15,000 Sq. Ft.
November 5, 2014 North Kansas City, MO

David represented LGZ Properties, LLC

Paul represented Western American, Inc.

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$1,118,250
63,900 Sq. Ft.
October 8, 2014 North Kansas City, KS

David represented Zimmer Realty Company

Paul represented Synetic Technologies, Inc.

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Alec Blackwell, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$200,044
15,500 Sq. Ft.
July 10, 2014 North Kansas City, MO

David represented Zimmer Realty Company

Alec represented Spectra Metal Sales, Inc.

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$390,000
40,000 Sq. Ft.
June 2, 2014 Kansas City, MO

David represented Landlord

Paul represented Tenant

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
20,000 Sq. Ft.
April 27, 2014 North Kansas City, MO

David represented Zimmer Realty Company

Paul represented JR & Co., Inc

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$428,541
20,000 Sq. Ft.
April 26, 2014 North Kansas City, MO

David represented Zimmer Realty Company

Paul represented JR & Co., Inc.

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
Wally & Co.
Overland Park, KS
Office Sale
$800,000
16,239 Sq. Ft.
January 17, 2014 Kansas City, MO

David represented Great Western Bank

Douglas represented Great Western Bank

Reggie represented Great Western Bank

J. Christopher represented First Call

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
John Stafford, SIOR
Colliers International
Kansas City, MO
Office Sale
$785,000
11,700 Sq. Ft.
October 31, 2013 Lenexa, KS

David represented Red Rabbit Enterprises, LLC

John represented Accord Cox & Company

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
D. Edward Elder
Colliers International
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$2,453,752
165,588 Sq. Ft.
April 2, 2013 Kansas City, KS

Douglas Hedrick, CCIM
Colliers International
Kansas City, MO
David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$644,700
May 5, 2012 North Kansas City, MO

Phillip Algrim, SIOR
JLL
Overland Park, KS
David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
$583,931
March 1, 2012 KS

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Nathan Anderson, SIOR, CCIM
NAI Heartland
Overland Park, KS
Industrial Sale
$250,000
January 23, 2012 Kansas City, MO

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$123,732
December 1, 2011 North Kasas City, MO

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Whitney Kerr, SIOR, CCIM
Cushman & Wakefield
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Sale
$3,500,000
245,000 Sq. Ft.
March 25, 2011 Kansas City, KS

David represented M.I. Regional Properties LLC

Whitney represented Premier Beverage Inc.

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Drew Augustin, CCIM
Alliance Commercial Group LLC
Indianapolis, IN
Office Lease
$69,487
March 1, 2011 Overland Park, KS

David represented Nyhart

Drew represented Nyhart

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
February 1, 2011 Kansas City, MO

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Edward O'Connor, SIOR
Waterford Property Company
Overland Park, KS
Other Lease
$4,548,295
1 Acres
December 1, 2010 Prairie Village, KS

David represented Ronco

Edward represented UMB Bank

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Paul Fogel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, CBSB
Karbank Real Estate
Mission Woods, KS
Industrial Lease
$180,000
20,000 Sq. Ft.
November 1, 2010 Kansas City, MO

David Zimmer, SIOR, FRICS
Newmark Zimmer
Kansas City, MO
Douglas Hedrick, CCIM
Colliers International
Kansas City, MO
Industrial Lease
9,800 Sq. Ft.
February 1, 2010 Liberty, MO

Douglas represented KCP&L Greater Missouri

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