Ed is the President of the Colliers Kansas City office and is responsible for overseeing all brokerage operations of the Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence, Kansas offices.
Ed remains very active 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 experience in representing many local and national clients in their real estate assignments.
Ed is an active member of the Kansas City community and supports several organizations. Some of these include Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program, Morning Glory Ministries and United Way Tocqueville Society. He is a former board member of Coaches vs. Cancer with the American Cancer Society, Notre Dame de Sion High School and former Board President of Genesis Charter School.
• Member of Colliers International “Everest Club” recognizing top 10% of Colliers brokers by revenue (2013 - 2021)
• 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 Vistage Leadership
• Salesperson of the Year, Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors, Commercial Division (1998)
• Graduate of Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program (1994)
• Inducted into Midwest Real Estate News “2013 Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame”
A graduate of Kansas State University, Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.
Licensed Real Estate Agent – Kansas and Missouri
Memberships & Involvements
Board of Directors - National Bank of Kansas City (NBKC)
Board of Directors - University of Kansas, Cancer Funding Partners (CFP)
Board of Directors - Color Art
Kansas State University Business Advisory Council
The Police Foundation of Kansas City
NE Kansas Catholic Charities Foundation Board
John specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial properties throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as tenant and buyer representation. Since 2006, John has leased/sold more than 15 million square feet of real estate, completing over 1,000 transactions, with a total volume exceeding $1 billion dollars.
John Stafford began his commercial real estate career in 2006 and joined Colliers in January of 2011. In 2012, John was promoted to Senior Vice President, in 2013 became a partner of the firm, and in 2019 was promoted to Executive Vice President.
Executive Vice President
Tom Haverty joined the firm in 2001 specializing in the sale and leasing of office and industrial properties as well as tenant representation. He has sold and leased facilities throughout the metropolitan Kansas City area and has represented clients in both local and national multi-market transactions. Tom was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2004 and became a shareholder at that time. In 2008, Tom was promoted to Executive Vice President.
Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Trading for Koch Chemical Company, a division of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately held corporations in North America. While at Koch, Tom had a proven record of success in business leadership and management, financial analysis, contract negotiations, and sales and marketing.
Since 2001, Tom has represented numerous local and national clients with their real estate requirements. He has extensive experience in the sale and leasing of office and industrial properties having been involved in the negotiation of over 500 sale / lease transactions totaling over 10 million square feet with a total transaction volume of over $300 million dollars.
Senior Vice President
Doug Hedrick joined the firm in 1997 and specializes in the marketing, sale and leasing of industrial property throughout the Kansas City regional area. Doug was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2006 and became a shareholder at that time.
During the past 24 years, Doug has completed numerous commercial real estate transactions while successfully helping both local and national companies with their real estate requirements in the Kansas City regional market. Clients have included:
Murphy Logistics, Inc.
Plastic Packaging Technologies
American Property LLC
Ben Boyd is a broker specializing in Industrial Brokerage and Investment Services. His proactive approach and follow-through are key to his success in finding the right tenants and buyers for projects. Ben’s collective database of industrial real estate owners, investors and tenants gives him an advantage in facilitating marketing efforts for building owners and tenants. Each of his clients benefit from systematic marketing campaigns that are executed through direct mail, e-mail marketing, social media, print ad placements, and routine involvement with the government and economic development leaders of the communities he serves.
Ben is versed in several aspects of brokerage including: Build to-Suit and New-Construction, Site Selection & Acquisition, Leasing, Commercial Investment Real Estate Sales, and Tenant & Landlord Representation in the Greater Kansas City Metro Region.
Associate Vice President
Jack Higgins joined the firm in 2018 as a member of the Industrial Services Group. In 2021, Jack was promoted to Vice President.
Jack specializes in the sales and leasing of industrial properties throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as tenant and buyer representation.