OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – February 11, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Lee & Associates Kansas City has announced that Russell Pearson, CCIM, formerly a director with the firm, has been promoted to principal.
Pearson, who joined Lee & Associates’ Kansas City office in 2008, specializes in industrial brokerage and has negotiated numerous key deals for the firm in and around the Kansas City metro area. In his tenure with Lee, Pearson has been involved in a wide array of industrial transactions, earning numerous accolades, including being named a CoStar Power Broker in 2012. He also serves as a board member of the Urban Land Institute and is an active member of his local Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) chapter.
“Russell has proven to be an industry leader in the Kansas City marketplace,” said Nathan Anderson, SIOR, CCIM, managing principal of Lee & Associates Kansas City. “He continues to be an innovator in industrial brokerage and his unique background gives him a great perspective when it comes to assisting his clients in the commercial market. We look forward to his continued success in this new capacity here at Lee Kansas City.”
Prior to joining Lee, Pearson served as vice president of operations at A-Z Manufacturing & Sales for nine years. He graduated with his M.B.A from the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 2009. He previously earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Graceland University in 2003.
Celebrating more than 34 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the nation, with 49 locations across the nation including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. With a roster of nearly 750 expert brokers, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services. Additional information is available at www.lee-associates.com.