Marcus & Millichap

Gregory S. Bates


Real Estate professional actively engaged in commercial real estate since 1978. Background includes a wide range of capacities and in a variety of industry sectors, including: industrial, office, retail and multifamily. In September of 2007 Mr. Bates started his own general practice commercial real estate firm, and in February 2013 joined Marcus & Millichap Investment Real Estate Services in order to focus his practice on investment real estate, specifically multifamily properties. Mr.Bates' broad experience in commercial real estate is complemented by strong interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial drive, innovative problem solving and results oriented client / owner focus.

Kansas City
Gregory S. Bates

Gregory S. Bates

Senior Associate
Tel: (816) 410-1025
Fax: (816) 410-1020

License:  KS  BR00035677
License:  MO  1999019352

Promoted to Senior Associate in December, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Investment Real Estate Services 2/2013-Present
Specializing in the sale of investment real estate, primarily multifamily properties.Represented corporate owner in the sale of a high rise apartment building in downtown Kansas City, M0.

GSBates Realty, LLC 10/2007-2013
· Specializing in problem solving and project management of real projects for corporate entities.
· Current projects include asset management and strategic corporate acquisitions.
· Active in general brokerage assignments as either Buyer/Tenant representative or Seller/Landlord representative.
· Experience additionally includes disposition of REO and problem properties for banking institutions and project development of expansion program for local not for profit ($9 million 48 unit senior apartment building on the not for profit’s campus).

Managing Director 04/2006-09/2007
Eby Realty, LLC
Manage core business expansion into new markets in Midwest and Northeast United States developing senior assisted living facilities. Activities include; target market identification and site selection / acquisition through financing and final construction.

MC Lioness Realty, LLC 05/2004-04/2006
Vice President
Manage brokerage and development activities and third-party client relations for MC Lioness in multi-state territory. Primary client relationships were Union Station and UMB Bank in Kansas City, Missouri. Major development activities included Kansas City Ballet and National Archives and Records Administration relocations to Union Station, and 51st and 50th & Main retail development with DST Realty.

President, Midland Property Management 02/1992-04/2004
Vice President, Midland Properties
President of property management for Midland’s apartment portfolio comprised of Section 8 (project based) properties in Missouri and Kansas. Executed complete disposition of Midland’s property portfolio comprised of 36 limited partnerships with estimated value in excess of $100 million. Managed limited partnerships for general partners owning these properties.Developed Section 42 senior project in Parkville, Missouri.

Leo Eisenberg & Co 10/1986-01/1992
President - Sales Broker
Retail commercial property developer. Office leasing and investment sales.
Sprint Corporation 10/1985-10/1986
Director, Right of Way and Property Acquisition
Manage requisite human and technical assets for right of way and equipment sites acquisition for nationwide installation of Sprint’s fiber optic cable network.

Zimmer Steinbach Brokerage Co. 09/1978-09/1986
Sales Broker
Industrial property broker transitioning to office leasing (primarily tenant representation).
Law Clerk and Regional Counsel,
US Dept. of Health Education & Welfare 01/1976-01/1978
Kansas City Region
Staff attorney for local HEW office providing legal counsel in areas of Social Security, Medicare and civil rights.