Meet Our Instructors

Course:  Asset Management

Barry Gregson, CPM RPA

Graduated Oklahoma State University

Area Manager for Reit Management and Research, a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Firm-Currently oversee a 4,000,000 sf port folio in (3)states with a local staff of 16 property managers and engineers.
Actively been in property management for 26 years.
Managed multi-family, office, retail, and industrial.
Hold CPM and RPA
Past BOMA President
Instructed-Environmental, Design and Build I & II, and Asset Management.
Married with (3) daughters

 

 

Course: Real Estate Investment & Finance 

Walt Clements, CCIM, CRE, FRICS

 

Walt’s real estate career began in Michigan in 1971, he owned and operated “Clements Investment Realty”, until 1983, when he moved to Kansas City and managed a 40 person Commercial Real Estate Brokerage firm. .  In 1990, he served as Senior Vice President and principal of Colliers Turley Martin Tucker  (now Cassidy Turley) and was a consistent top producer.  He became half owner of a development company that developed two mixed used projects and now serves as the Director of the Lewis White Real Estate Center in the Bloch School of Management at University of Missouri in Kansas City.
 

Education 

Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 

University of Michigan, Certificate of Real Estate 

University of Denver, Masters in Real Estate and Construction Management

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations 

Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Kansas and Missouri 

Chairman of Robert L. Ward Center for Real Estate, CCIM Institute 

Member Urban Land Institute (ULI) 

Member International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 

Board of Directors of CCIM Institute 

Member of Executive Committee for the CCIM Institute 

Member Kansas City CCIM Chapter (CCIM) 

Member of the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) 

Fellow of the Royal Institute of Charter Surveyors  (FRICS)

 

Achievements 

Senior Instructor Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute 

            Instructor of the Year Award Recipient 

            Peoples’ Choice Award Recipient 

Multi-Million Dollar Club of Kansas City Metro Board 

Past President of CIREI; Vice President of Education CIREI 

Past President Kansas City CCIM Chapter 

Contributing author Commercial Investment Real Estate Journal 

Contributing author for Text Book “Global Real Estate” by Dr. Mark Levine 

International Consultant to Lucent Technologies in Phuket, Thailand, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Cairo, Egypt. 

Guest lecturer and Professor for the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China 

Adjunct Professor University of Denver

 

Course: Design 1 & Design 2 

Gary Schlotzhaur, CEM CEA

 

Since 1996, Gary has served as the Director of Energy & Engineering for Kessinger Hunter & Company where he oversees the engineering and operations for approximately 23 million square feet of commercial real estate. In this capacity he coordinates the efforts of the engineering staff, and serves as in-house consultant on issues such as major repairs, energy efficiency, and a myriad of other operational issues.

Gary has a strong commitment to staff training and develops ongoing programs for the development of the engineering and property management staff.  His joy in the sharing of knowledge and experience is extended beyond Kessinger Hunter by instructing other professionals such as BOMA, and is an accomplished public speaker.

As a certified energy professional, Gary aggressively pursues energy reductions through supply and demand side strategies and is routinely consulted by utility companies for collaboration on energy matters, and is a Past-President of the Kansas City chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.

Gary’s skills and experience cover 30 years, which have immersed him in all phases of building operations, and has served the full spectrum of facilities, ranging from industrial, and retail to office buildings and health care facilities.

Before coming to Kessinger/Hunter, Gary served in various engineering/management capacities, including Director of Engineering and Operations  for the Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and as President of Servicesource, Inc., an outsource provider of engineering services to the commercial real estate industry.

Professional Designations/Memberships
Member, Building Owners and Managers Association
Member, Association of Energy Engineers
Industry Advisory Board, Vatterott College
Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA)
Certified Energy Manager
Certified Energy Auditor
Instructor,  Building Owners and Managers Institute