Senior Retail Advisor
Jerry White joined the firm in 2007. Jerry is responsible for the management and direction of the Kansas City retail department. His primary focus since 1976 has been in leasing, developing and managing retail properties. His experience ranges from Kansas to Long Island, New York, from strip centers to mega-regional malls. Since 2007 Jerry has been active as a consultant and broker to private equity interests. Recently, he was the tenant representative for Merlin Entertainments representing both Sea Life and Legoland in leasing 60,000 square feet at Crown Center (owned by Hallmark Cards). He has consulted for Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico, Price Development Group and Consumer Growth Partners among others. In addition, he has been a Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Chairman of the ICSC Foundation and a Judge for the ICSC’s International Design and Development Awards.
Jerry began his real estate career with Copaken, White & Blitt. He was active in leasing, development, marketing and management in malls and shopping centers.
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
2011 CCIM Home Run Deal in Retail
Bachelor of Arts – Bradley University
Master of Arts – University of Texas
Licensed Real Estate Agent – Kansas and Missouri
Memberships & Involvements
Kansas City Jewish Community Campus - Board member
Back in the Swing-Retail Therapy - Board member
UMKC Bloch School of Management - the Dean’s Advisory Board member
Lewis White Real Estate Center at UMKC - Advisory Board member
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation - Chairman Emeritus