John Stafford | Colliers International | 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 10 million square feet of real estate, completing over 500 transactions, with a total volume exceeding $500 million 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 International Everest Award Winner recognizing top 10% of Colliers brokers in production internationally (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
• 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 International | Kansas City office (2016)
• Consistent Costar Power Broker Award Winner
• Member of Colliers International Logistics & Transporation Services Group
• Licensed Real Estate Broker in Kansas and Missouri
• Member of the Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors


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

Children's TLC

Alzheimer's Foundation


National Military Family Association

along with other alumni, civic, and charitable organizations


Metro Leasing, Metro Sales, Land Sales, Distribution, Warehouses, Mixed-Use Properties
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Type
Industrial, Land
Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

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Featured Research
Aug 11, 2020
2nd Quarter 2020 Industrial Trends | Kansas City
Following a strong first quarter in 2020, second quarter figures are the first barometer of COVID-19 related challenges and showed continued positive gains in the industrial real estate sector. The overall vacancy rate in Kansas City remained unchanged at 6.0% by the end of Q2 2020. The vacancy rate has declined by 40 basis points relative to this time one year ago.
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May 12, 2020
1st Quarter 2020 Industrial Trends | Kansas City
Following a strong beginning to the start of 2020, indicators for Kansas City’s industrial market turned to uncertainty, falling in line with the global economic outlook and many facets of life. The Q1 2020 reported figures were largely unimpacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as the majority of the first quarter absorption and signed leases were complete prior to shutdown orders across the nation.
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Nov 13, 2019
3rd Quarter 2019 Industrial Trends | Kansas City
The Kansas City industrial market remains active with new users coming to the market
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Featured News
Feb 20, 2020
Colliers 2019 Everest Club Inductees Announced
Kansas City, MO – Colliers International | Kansas City is pleased to congratulate Bryan, John, Sven and Tom on their outstanding accomplishment and well-earned recognition.
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