Dawña Garza, CPM

Senior Property Manager


Dawña M. Garza joined AREA Real Estate Advisors in 2019 as Senior Property Manager for lightwell. Prior to joining AREA, Dawña worked directly for the owners of City Center Square (now lightwell) as a Property Manager. Her duties included, but were not limited to, overseeing the property management and engineering staff, security, janitorial as well as managing tenant relations, preparing complicated budgets, negotiating service contracts, overseeing or involvement in construction projects, overseeing parking, gym, and tenant events.

Dawña’s prior experience includes management of downtown high-rise office buildings and Owner Representation of those buildings in all leasing activities.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

State of Missouri Licensed Real Estate Broker
Missouri Association of Realtors
Downtown Council Member
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Certified Property Manager (CPM)

Co-Race Director – Gobbler Grind Marathon & Ward Parkway Four on the Fourth
Volunteer Reading Tutor- Lead to Read
Volunteer Big Sister- Big Brother Big Sisters of Kansas City
Past Volunteer Mobile Adoption Coordinator – Wayside Waifs – 3 years
Past Court Appointed Special Advocate – CASA – 2 years
Past Lead Coach – Girls on the Run – 8 seasons
Past Coach Advocate – Girls on the run – 1 year