Martin Whipple, RPA

Property Manager

Martin Whipple joined AREA’s Property Management team in October of 2022 as a Property Manager.  He has been managing properties and facilities mostly in the Kansas City market since 2000. His responsibilities over the years have consisted of tenant and vendor relations, leasing, marketing, construction management, disposition and acquisition of properties, staff development, financial management, contract negotiations, and achieving Energy Star status at properties.

Martin came to AREA from Axiom Commercial, where he was previously a property manager managing the Anderson Portfolio, which transitioned with him. The portfolio consists of 19 commercial properties totaling 783,000 SF.  Prior to Axiom Commercial, Martin was at Colliers managing properties for their KC Life Insurance client, and in Phoenix for Barker Pacific Group.

Most of Martin’s property management career has been in Kansas City.  For 14 years, he was at Hines, which included stents at two Crown Center Class A properties of 1.1M SF, and the 290-acre Southlake office park in Lenexa totaling 915,000 SF.

Martin is a Real Property Administrator (RPA) through Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) where he had served locally as a previous Board Member and Committee Member.

University of Missouri-Kansas City – Bachelor of Business Administration
Kansas City Kansas Community College – Associate in Arts in Management

State of Kansas Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
State of Missouri Licensed Real Estate Broker