As Managing Director of Property and Facilities Management for Newmark Zimmer, Brad Ashley oversees a team of professionals who manage more than 16 million square feet of office, industrial, retail, non-profit and corporate headquarters property in the greater Kansas City area. He is responsible for the oversight of account retention, business development, property management, tenant relations, staff development, project and construction management, technical services, risk management and financial reporting.
With his strong background in asset management, construction, project supervision and budgeting, Brad provides his clients with high levels of overall satisfaction. He and his team manage expenses proactively to maximize return on investments for his clients. Their prompt responses to concerns show that positive tenant-owner relationships are a priority.
Active in the real estate industry, Brad volunteers his time with student outreach at local colleges and universities. He is also a Board of Directors member for the Institute of Real Estate Management (www.IREM.org) international board.
Brad has received numerous industry awards including Ingram’s 40 Under 40, CPM of the year-Kansas City, finalist for IREM’s 2015 Certified Property Manager of the Year, and Academy of Authors, and RE Journal’s Hall of Fame. Brad is a frequent presenter at international conferences as well as virtually where he shares his experiences and knowledge with other industry leaders.
- Certified Property Manager (CPM®), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
- Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designation, Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) International
- Member, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR)
- Feature columnist, Journal of Property Management
- Real estate license, states of Kansas and Missouri
Brad earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Kansas.