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John Stafford | Colliers | Kansas City

John Stafford


Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

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.


• Colliers Everest Award Winner recognizing top 10% of Colliers brokers in production internationally (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
• Inducted into Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame (2017)
• Awarded the exclusive SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) designation
• Overall Top Producer Colliers Kansas City office (2016)
• Consistent CoStar Power Broker Award Winner
• Member of Colliers Logistics & Transporation Services Group


Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing – Mississippi State University

Master of Business Administration with emphasis in Finance – University of Missouri - Kansas City

Licensed Real Estate Agent – Kansas and Missouri

Memberships & Involvements

John supports various alumni, civic and charitable organizations including but not limited to: Children's TLC, Alzheimer's Foundation, Harvesters and the National Military Family Association.

Member of the Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors



Metro Leasing, Metro Sales, Land Sales, Distribution, Warehouses, Mixed-Use Properties, Investment Properties

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets

Property Type

Industrial, Land


Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

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Featured Research

Apr 15, 2022

1st Quarter 2022 Industrial Trends | Kansas City

Kansas City’s low vacancy rates and strong market fundamentals are a driving force for future speculative construction.
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Jan 19, 2022

Kansas City-Lawrence 2022 Commercial Real Estate Forecast Report

Looking back on 2021, the resilience of our city is to be commended. Despite ongoing challenges facing the local economy, industry and people, the last year has shown the strength of our community.
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Oct 25, 2021

3rd Quarter 2021 Industrial Trends | Kansas City

The Kansas City industrial market is thriving, out performing other commercial real estate sectors in Q3.
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Featured News

Sep 3, 2021

Leasing Begins at Raymore Commerce Center

Colliers International will represent VanTrust Real Estate on the lease-up of the first speculative building in Raymore Commerce Center, an industrial logistics park located on 136 acres in the I-49 corridor in Raymore, Missouri.
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Jul 23, 2021

Colliers Kansas City represents VanTrust on 1M SF industrial building groundbreaking

VanTrust breaks ground a 1M SF speculative industrial building at Raymore Commerce Center in Raymore, MO. Colliers Kansas City will continue representing VanTrust in leasing the industrial development.
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