Tom Kennedy

Vice President, Industrial Division

Tom joined AREA Real Estate Advisors in 2019 as a Vice President in the Industrial Department.  He is a licensed realtor in Kansas and Missouri and focuses on industrial properties throughout the country. Tom started his career in commercial real estate in 2016 at Colliers International, where he represented both tenant/buyers and landlord/sellers on both sale and lease transactions, and continues to do so today. Tom specializes in terminal facilities (low coverage), distribution, manufacturing, and warehousing properties throughout the Kansas City metro.

Prior to his career in commercial real estate, Tom was a CPA and worked as an auditor for KPMG directly out of school.  He worked with small private companies as well as large public companies, and he continues to utilize his accounting background today.

Tom is born and raised here in Kansas City, and he attended the University of Kansas, where he earned his bachelor and master’s degrees in accounting.  Tom is an avid golfer, loves to travel, and spend time with his family.  Tom is married to his wife, Kyle, and they have one son, Charlie.

Heritage Tractor (John Deere), J. Rieger & Company, Fry Wagner, RJ Corman, Dot Foods, Brand Safeway, CentiMark, QuestMark, United Rentals, Purair Products, and ACI Motor Freight

University of Kansas – Bachelors of Science – Accounting
University of Kansas – Master’s in Accountancy

State of Kansas Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
State of Missouri Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Licensee
SIOR – Member Associate

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Junior Board President
First Tee of Greater Kansas City – Board Member
Indian Hills Country Club – Committee Member
Beta Theta Pi Alumni – University of Kansas