Ted Murray | Colliers International | Kansas City

Ted Murray



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Professional Summary

Ted Murray began his real estate career in 1977 as a salesperson for Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services, where he also served as sales manager. In 1983, Ted was named director of marketing for the Linclay Corporation, a development company serving primarily the Midwest. Ted became the Kansas City operating partner for Property Company of America (PCA) in 1984 and in 1989, he and two other PCA partners formed The Winbury Group. In 2010, Colliers International acquired an interest in The Winbury Group, merging the two into the Kansas City branch of Colliers International. Ted was President of its predecessor companies since their inception in 1984 and became CEO in 2005. In 2020, Ted transitioned to Principal. 

Ted has been in the commercial real estate business in Kansas City since 1977, bringing a vast amount of experience in commercial real estate development, brokerage and consultation. Since 1984, Ted has developed more than 1.5 million square feet of commercial property in the Kansas City area.


  • Legal Board of Directors of Enterprise Bank and Trust (2005 – Present)
  • ULI’s Small Scale Development Council (2002 – Present) 
  • Chairman of the Enterprise Bank Commercial Advisory Board (2012 – 2019)
  • 2019 Chairman of the Real Estate Charitable Foundation of the Greater Kansas City Charitable Foundation 
  • Member of Colliers International U.S. Board of Advisors (2012 – 2016) 
  • Chairman of the ULI Kansas City District Council (2007 – 2009)
  • Chairman of the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (2005 – 2006) 
  • Broker of the Year – Kansas City Regional Real Estate Board - 1997
  • Past board member of Kansas City chapter of the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks 



    Bachelor of Economics – University of Missouri, Columbia

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

    Master of Regional Planning – Cornell University

    Licensed Real Estate Agent – Kansas and Missouri

    Memberships & Involvements


    • Member of Advisory Council of the Lewis White Center for Real Estate at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (2008 – Present) 
    • Leader’s Board of Department of Economics at the University of Missouri – Columbia (2012 – Present)
    • Board of Directors – GKCCF Real Estate Charitable Foundation (2010 – Present)
    • Mentor with the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (2003 – Present Past Ex-officio member of the board of directors of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
    • Graduate of the Chamber’s Centurion program and past Chairman of the Chamber’s Metro Affair’s Committee
    • Past board member of the UMKC Bloch School of Business Administration
    • Past Board member of Mill Creek Park Association (1985 – 2016)


    VanTrust, Kansas City Life, Great Southern Bank


    Development Consulting
    Service Lines
    Capital Markets

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