NAI Heartland
4400 College Boulevard
Suite 170

Overland Park, Kansas 66211 United States
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Pearson, CCIM

Specialties:  Industrial

Scope of Service Experience

As a Commercial Real Estate Advisor with NAI Heartland, Russell specializes in sales, leasing, and development of commercial and industrial properties. His current focus is helping business owners acquire, dispose, lease, or develop commercial buildings and development ground in and around the Kansas City metro area.

Background & Experience

Russell started his real estate career in early 2008 with Lee & Associates Kansas City after a successful nine-year career as part-owner of a family-run sheet metal fabrication company founded in 1941. His experience running a business with fifty employees combined with eight years in real estate brokerage gives him a unique blend of pragmatic management skills and real estate transaction proficiency. Since 2008, Russell has been involved in a wide array of commercial transactions including sales, leases, consulting, build-to-suit projects, and land development advisory.


Russell graduated with an M.B.A. from the University of Missouri, Kansas City with emphasis in both Commercial Real Estate and Operations Management in 2009, and a B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Graceland University in 2003.

Professional Associations & Designations

2012 Costar Power Broker Award Winner Urban Land Institute - Board Member UMKC Lewis White Real Estate Center - Real Estate Club Advisory Council Received CCIM Designation in 2012 - Active Member of the local CCIM Chapter ‘REALTOR Rookie of the Year’ in Kansas City for 2009 CCIM, SIOR and Lewis White Real Estate Center - Scholarship Recipient

Transaction History

Russell’s recent notable transactions include: » Silpada Designs in Lenexa, KS - Consulting 250,000 sq. ft. » GE Real Estate in Lenexa, KS - Sale 70,000 sq. ft. » Kay Furniture in Smithville, MO - Lease 62,775 sq. ft. » Dickinson Theatres in Olathe, KS - Lease 56,038 sq. ft. » Sika Sarnafil in Kansas City, MO - Lease 53,326 sq. ft. » Ward Development in Gardner, KS - Sale 22,500 sq. ft. » Baby Tenda in Kansas City, MO - Lease 20,000 sq. ft. » Guier Fence Company in Olathe, KS - Sale 18,878 sq. ft. » Park Place 95 in Lenexa, KS - Lease 13,800 sq. ft.

Strategic Clients

» Silpada Designs » GE Real Estate » Dickinson Theatres » Sika Sarnafil » Ward Development » Guier Fence Company » United Rentals » Rose Design/Build