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Brent Mertz, Appraiser

Brent Mertz

Director | Midwest Division

CBRE Hotels Advisory


Valuation & Advisory Services


Brent Mertz Director | Midwest Division Americas
Valuation & Advisory Services Hotels
Kansas City 4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111

Professional Experience

Brent L. Mertz, MAI is a Director with over 13 years of experience in commercial real estate valuation. Mr. Mertz has worked for CBRE, Inc. in the Kansas City, MO office and also the Phoenix, AZ office during his career. Mr. Mertz currently works out of the Kansas City, MO office and provides valuation services in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Iowa, Nebraska, and Texas. His appraisal experience has consisted of a number of property types including single-family residential, apartments, office buildings, medical office buildings, retail shopping centers, regional malls, industrial facilities, hotels, cold storage/food processing facilities, residential subdivisions, business parks, mixed-use developments, vacant land, call centers, bank branches, master planned communities, schools, golf courses, properties encumbered by bond financings, automobile dealerships, net leased investments, sports stadiums, concert venues, fractional ownership developments, and special purpose properties. 

Mr. Mertz primarily specializes in appraising complex properties and special use properties. He is a member of the CBRE Hotels Advisory Group and serves as the primary hotel specialist for Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. He has completed assignments in the following geographic locations: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.


  • University of Kansas, MBA, Finance
  • University of Kansas, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations
  • Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI)
  • Certified General Appraiser
    *  State of Kansas (G-2775)
    *  State of Arkansas (CG3676)
    *  State of Missouri (2014041684)
    *  State of Oklahoma (13102CGA)
    *  State of Louisiana (G4288)
    *  State of Illinois (553.002746)
    *  State of Iowa (CG03722)


Major Clients

  • Capital City Bank
  • Central Bank of Branson
  • Citizens Bank
  • Conterra Asset Management
  • First Fidelity Bank
  • First Liberty Bank
  • First Premier Bank
  • First United Bank and Trust
  • Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
  • HCW, Inc.
  • Joseph C. Sansone Company
  • North American Savings Bank
  • Platform Ventures
  • The Legacy Bank


Brent Mertz Director | Midwest Division Americas
Valuation & Advisory Services Hotels
Kansas City 4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111