Meet Our Experts

Ed Elder

President | Kansas City

4520 Main Street, Suite 1000
Kansas City, MO 64111
United States

Office: +1 816 556 1135

Mobile: +1 816 405 5303


Ed Elder joined the firm in 1995 as a shareholder. Ed currently serves as President of the Colliers Kansas City office where he is responsible for overseeing all brokerage operations of the Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas offices.

Ed’s specialty is in the sale and leasing of industrial properties along with providing clients expertise on site selection and development services for new construction in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Ed has significant commercial real estate experience and has been successful in representing many local and national clients in their real estate assignments.


Ed’s passion for community service includes sports and health. He is an avid supporter and board member for Coaches vs. Cancer | American Cancer Society, The University of Kansas Cancer Funding Partners, Cristo Rey Corporate Workstudy Program, Morning Glory Ministries and United Way Tocqueville Society as well as currently serves as a board member for the NE Kansas Catholic Charities Foundation Board.



·   Member of Colliers International “Everest Club” recognizing top 10% of Colliers brokers by revenue (2013 - 2017)

 ·   Inducted into Midwest Real Estate News “2013 Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame”

·   President, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Kansas/Western Missouri Chapter (2003)

·   President, Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors (1998)

·   President, National Association of Industrial Office Parks – NAIOP (1994)

·   CCIM Largest Industrial Transaction “Home Run” Award (2003, 2004, 2006, 2011)

·   Member of Grubb & Ellis Circle of Excellence (1997–2009)

·   Member of Grubb & Ellis’ President’s Council

·   Member of Vistage Leadership Training Program (2009 – 2010)

·   Salesperson of the Year, Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors, Commercial Division (1998)

·   Graduate of Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program (1994)




Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Land Sales, Consultancy Services, Land Marketing, Metro Leasing, Metro Sales, Development Consulting, Mixed-Use Properties, Industrial and Logistics, Land


Bachelor of Science in Finance – Kansas State University

Licensed Real Estate Agent – Kansas and Missouri

Affiliations & Memberships

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Board of Directors - National Bank of Kansas City, Board of Directors - Color Art, Board of Directors - Kansas City Sports Commission, Kansas State University Business Advisory Council, Notre Dame de Sion High School Board of Trustees, Vistage, President - Genesis Charter School, President - Visitation School Board, Catholic Charities

39.04526900 -94.58714600
Ed Elder


View all my listings
Description Total Space Property Type Offer Type
Lone Elm Logistics Center - 16231 South Elm Road

Lone Elm Logistics Center - 16231 South Elm Road

16231 South Lone Elm Road Olathe, KS 66062

Premier central Johnson County location. Direct access to Lone Elm & 159th Street i... Save

125,000 sq ft Industrial For Lease
650 Shawnee Avenue

650 Shawnee Avenue

650 Shawnee Avenue Kansas City, KS 66105

Industrial building for Lease. Total Building area: 33,145± SF. Office space of ... Save

33,145 sq ft Industrial For Lease
Inland Business Centre - 14404 West 105th Street

Inland Business Centre - 14404 West 105th Street

14400 West 105th Street Lenexa, KS 66215

Available square feet: 16,531 SF. Acres: 7.4±. Highly visible off new 435 a... Save

16,531 sq ft Industrial, Office For Lease
1101 S 5th Street

1101 S 5th Street

S. 5th Street Kansas City, KS 66105

For Lease or Build-To-Suit - Industrial Land. 10± acres > M3 Zoning.  Save

10,000 - 100,000 Ac. Industrial, Land For Lease
17251 W 113th Street

17251 W 113th Street

17251 W 113th Street Lenexa, KS 66219

Industrial building for Sublease. Total area available: 23,490 SF. Maximum 1 year suble... Save

23,490 sq ft Industrial Sublease
9601 Woodend- Building 2

9601 Woodend- Building 2

9601 Woodend Road, Edwardsville

For Lease a 270,869 SF industrial building, that currently has 94,863 SF available... Save

94,863 sq ft Industrial For Lease
View all my listings

Contact Ed