Brent Peterson joined AREA Real Estate Advisors in 2014 as Vice President and Director of Industrial Brokerage. He is a licensed realtor in Kansas and Missouri and works in the area of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on industrial properties. Brent has been actively involved in commercial real estate since 2005 and has handled sales, leasing, and investment transactions.
In 1995 Brent went to work for KPMG Peat Marwick as an audit account. Shortly thereafter, he exited public accounting and began in sales with Luck “E” Strike USA, handling both domestic and international customers. Brent left Luck “E” Strike and joined Oakwood Homes, Corp. and oversaw the sales, implementation, and installation of prefab buildings. In 1999, he started and ran his own company that focused on all areas of the prefab building market including construction, sales, and property development. Brent began his commercial real estate career in 2005, where he specialized in sales and leasing of flex, industrial, warehouse, and office properties. Prior to joining AREA, Brent was a member of the Sales, Marketing, and Acquisition Team at Big Industrial. He was responsible for the acquisition, sales, and leasing of large industrial buildings.
At AREA Real Estate Advisors, Brent’s focus is on assisting small to large sized companies and helping them evaluate their industrial warehouse or manufacturing needs. Having worked with small local firms, as well as large fortune 500 companies, Brent has a wealth of knowledge helping all sizes and types of clients. With experience on both the Tenant/Buyer and Landlord/Seller sides, Brent is familiar with all facets of the real estate decision making process and is equipped to fully serve any client need.
Brent has an accounting degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. While in school, he co-captained the #1 ranked NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Team, was awarded the Creighton Student Athlete of the Year (for all sports) his senior year. Since college, he has continued his education by attending real estate investing, tax planning, and commercial sales courses. Additionally, Mr. Peterson has completed courses in pursuit of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
Brent is active in his children’s youth sports. He enjoys fishing, hunting and the outdoors. Brent lives in Olathe with his wife Dawn, and his 2 children.