redirect pin user minus plus fax mobile-phone office-phone data envelope globe outlook retail close line-arrow-down solid-triangle-down facebook globe2 google hamburger line-arrow-left solid-triangle-left linkedin wechat play-btn line-arrow-right arrow-right solid-triangle-right search twitter line-arrow-up solid-triangle-up calendar globe-americas globe-apac globe-emea external-link music picture paper pictures play gallery download rss-feed vcard account-loading collection external-link2 internal-link share-link icon-close2

W. David Hickman

Senior Vice President

W. David Hickman Senior Vice President
Kansas City 4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111

Professional Experience

David Hickman is a Senior Vice President of CBRE. During his 32-year career at CBRE, David has been involved in a variety of Tenant Representation location assignments throughout the Kansas City area, as well as in Wichita, Nebraska, Topeka, Lawrence, and the Columbia, Missouri trade areas. David is well-connected with all the premier national and local Landlords with assets in the market to enhance a deep understanding of all the available options.

Mr. Hickman is consistently a top producer in the Kansas City office in addition to being in the top 30 producers nationally with CBRE, Retail Specialty. He has been involved in over $900 Million of retail transactions throughout his career. In 2015, David was named Kansas City Retail Broker of the Year, by KCRAR. Additionally, David was recently named a CoStar Power Broker in 2017.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors Member
  • Member ICSC, Commercial Investment Division
  • RAC (Retail Advisory Council) member - a group of brokers within CBRE focused on the representation of Retailers National Council


  • Named #1 Top Retail Broker City Wide by Volume, Kansas City 2015
  • Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors Member
  • Named Vereit Broker of the Year 2011, 2013
  • Frequent speaker at ICSC Regional Events
  • Top 5 Kansas City Brokers, CBRE Office, 16 Years in a Row
  • CCIM Retail Home Run Deal of the Year, 2017
  • Broker of the Year – First Washington Realty, Inc., 2017


  • University of Kansas, Bachelor of Science; Business Administration

Significant Assignments

  • First Washington Portfolio - 1,000,000 SF spread between four grocery anchored neighborhood shopping centers
  • Shake Shack - 4,000 SF - First to market location on Country Club Plaza and secured off-market high-profile location for second location
  • Party City - 20,000 SF  - Multiple locations throughout the Kansas City Metro
  •  INVESCO- 135,000 SF Neighborhood Center - Dramatically increased NOI by $800,000 over a 2-year period related to a development of a specialty center in Kansas City. Increased the value of the asset over $20M by adding over 20,000 SF of additional space, recommending to ownership and overseeing an 18-month, very complex $14M redevelopment of the 25-year asset
  • AMC Theatres - 40,000-60,000 SF- Multiple locations throughout the Kansas City Metro
  • Aldi Inc. - 20,000-25,000 SF - Secured multiple locations throughout the Kansas City market, including negotiating successfully BTS, pad land acquisition and lease transactions
  • Floor & Decor - 70,000-95,000 SF - Multiple locations throughout the Kansas City Metro 


  • Applebee's
  • ALDI
  • Boot Barn
  • Shake Shack
  • AMC Theatres
  • Pinstacks
  • Ethan Allen
  • Helzberg Diamonds
  • Ford
  • Saltgrass SteakHouse
  • The Container Store
  • Chuy's
  • Discount Tire
  • The Mixx
  • Mercedes
  • David's Bridal
  • CIM
  • St. John Knits
  • Macy's
  • Floor & Decor 
  • T.D. Ameritrade
  • Party City
  • Walgreen's
  • First Washington
W. David Hickman Senior Vice President
Kansas City 4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111

Available Properties