Our Team

Leadership

Managing Partner

Aaron Clemons

Managing Partner

Audrey Navarro

Chief Operating Officer

Todd Zauner

Human Resources Manager

Erik Winston

Controller

Doug McDonald

Director of Brokerage

Holly Larrison Mills

District Manager

Brandi Degenhardt

Director of Development and Construction

Eddie Tapper

Managing Partner

Aaron Clemons

Aaron founded Wyandotte Apartments — a multi-family real estate investment company specializing in the Kansas City Midtown market — in 2003. After realizing the need for quality third-party brokerage services in the multi-family sector, Aaron founded Clemons Real Estate.

Managing Partner

Audrey Navarro

Audrey oversees our commercial agents and maintains an active role in acquisitions, redevelopment, strategic planning, and investment.

Chief Operating Officer

Todd Zauner

Todd has spent the last twenty years in senior roles as a real estate organizational leader.  Todd has overseen new construction, historic renovation, as well as leading operational teams in the management oversight of commercial, multi-family, and hotel operations nationwide.

Human Resources Manager

Erik Winston

Erik joined the Clemons team with almost 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Operations. Erik has worked in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations as a pastor, Executive Director, and Director of Operations for a digital security and surveillance company. Erik is passionate about leading via relational equity and creating a strong, vibrant workplace culture.

Controller

Doug McDonald

As the Controller for Clemons, Doug oversees all accounting-related activities, including high-level accounting, managerial accounting, and finance activities.

Director of Brokerage

Holly Larrison Mills

Holly joined Clemons in 2020 as the Director of Brokerage. She brings a diverse background to our team, including expertise in brokerage, valuation, investment analysis, and advisory services. 

District Manager

Brandi Degenhardt

Director of Development and Construction

Eddie Tapper

Commercial Real Estate

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Director of Brokerage

Holly Larrison Mills

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Thomas Skevington

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Monica Enloe

Commercial & Investment Sales

Scott Chapin

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Pam Peterson

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Kerry Weems

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Alex Olson

Multifamily & Commercial Sales

Kim Ansari

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Nathan Roberts

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Erin McGrane

Commercial & Investment Sales

Lauren Kirby

Multifamily & Investment Sales

David Belpedio

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Lusette Walker

Brokerage Coordinator

Jennekah Barnes

Brokerage Coordinator

Suzzy Salazar

Director of Brokerage

Holly Larrison Mills

Holly joined Clemons in 2020 as the Director of Brokerage. She brings a diverse background to our team, including expertise in brokerage, valuation, investment analysis, and advisory services. 

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Thomas Skevington

Thomas joined Clemons in 2016 and specializes in investment sales. He has a strong focus on urban neighborhoods within Kansas City, from the River Market to Brookside. Thomas assists his clients in evaluating all asset classes, including Multi-Family, Office, Retail, and Mixed-Use projects. He is an expert in analyzing proformas and financial statements to predict future operating potential. In addition, Thomas is well versed in macro-economic indicators which allows him to strategically advise his clients in market acquisition and disposition strategies in the Midwest.

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Monica Enloe

Monica Enloe joined Clemons Real Estate after 15 years in fundraising and leadership roles at local, national and international nonprofit organizations raising millions of dollars for critical programming and research. She specializes in investment sales, multi-family and retail leasing.

Commercial & Investment Sales

Scott Chapin

Scott is part of the Clemons specializes in helping investors realize their investment goals. He works with both buyers and sellers across the Kansas City Market.

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Pam Peterson

Pam Peterson started her career in commercial real estate in 1991 at Progress West in Lincoln, Nebraska focusing on property management and landlord representation. Moving to Kansas City, she started at CBRE in 1998 specializing in industrial real estate, eventually transferring to the retail sector.

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Kerry Weems

Kerry was raised in a real estate family and understands that each transaction is a unique project requiring detailed
management and fiscal responsibility. Her strengths lie in strategic planning and collaboration to
achieve the goals of your business in the purchase, sale, lease or investment of property.

Multifamily & Investment Sales

Alex Olson

Alex brings nearly 15 years of the financial services and tech industry into identifying, vetting, and adding value to multifamily real estate transactions. He assists his clients in identifying opportunities, as well as maximizing value in the disposition.

Multifamily & Commercial Sales

Kim Ansari

Kim brings 25 years of experience providing Strategic Planning, Site Acquisition, Brokerage, Development, Design/Construction, and Property/Asset Management Services for real estate owners/users. Kim has a passion to connect people, real estate, art, and sustainability to create unique places and experiences.

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Nathan Roberts

Nathan joined Clemons Real Estate in 2020 and focuses on multi-family and investment sales. His approach is centered around building relationships, understanding the clients’ goals and investment criteria, and sharing his knowledge/expertise. Nathan’s focus on the financial model allows him to advise clients through assessing the value of investment opportunities. Attending real estate events, reading, and participating in real estate organizations has helped Nathan become a knowledgeable professional at Clemons.

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Erin McGrane

Erin McGrane joined Clemons in 2020 and specializes in Commercial Lease & Sale assignments. Prior to Clemons, Erin worked for a local development firm, specializing in acquisitions and lease-up strategy for historic office and retail projects. She has successfully leased up and stabilized Class A developments in Midtown, Brookside East, and downtown markets.

Commercial & Investment Sales

Lauren Kirby

Lauren is experienced in representing buyers and sellers in commercial and multi-family assets, and recently received her Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Real Estate from the UMKC Bloch School. 

Multifamily & Investment Sales

David Belpedio

David is a numbers guy and proforma guru. He specializes in working with Investors as well as Property Owners to maximize their returns. David provides his clients a clear and simple picture of their investment potential and is well versed in Multi-Family and Commercial Asset Classes in the Kansas City Market.

Commercial Sales & Leasing

Lusette Walker

Lusette assists her clients by finding the perfect retail and office spaces for their brand. She has a passion for entrepreneurship and has been a retail business owner herself for many years.

Brokerage Coordinator

Jennekah Barnes

Jennekah works as an organizer and coordinator for the Clemons brokerage team. Her history is in secretarial work and graphic design. Her husband’s career brought her to Missouri where working with all of the different projects at Clemons has made her fall in love with Kansas City’s rich culture.

Brokerage Coordinator

Suzzy Salazar

Property Management

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District Manager

Brandi Degenhardt

Property Manager

Kenese Cartwright

Property Manager

Tanner Hockenbury

Property Manager

Toni Casey

Property Manager

Chelsea Horner

Assistant Property Manager

Cherice Johnson

Property Manager

Duanita Jones

Property Manager

Anais Chavez

Property Manager in Training

Kelli Podleski

Property Manager

Tracy Musselman

Property Manager

Brian Davis

Property Manager

Kamilah Smith

Property Manager

Steven Koons

Property Manager

Nicole Schleper

Asset Manager

Simeon Bowman

Leasing Coordinator

Megan Longoria

Leasing Agent

Amanda Jarvis

Leasing Agent

Tricia Cartwright

Property Manager

Megan Benware

Innkeeper

Emily Butterfield

Maintenance Supervisor

Julius “Jay” Muehlenberg

Maintenance Supervisor

Lavalle Ellison

District Manager

Brandi Degenhardt

Property Manager

Kenese Cartwright

Kenese joined the Clemons team in 2019 and manages several midtown properties. Prior to joining Clemons, she acquired 15 years of management experience as an innkeeper in North Carolina and at National Park Resorts in Glacier Bay, Alaska and Glacier, Montana. She enjoys exploring local restaurants, festivals and events, live music, and traveling to new places.

Property Manager

Tanner Hockenbury

Tanner manages The Netherland and The Monarch by Exact Partners.

Property Manager

Toni Casey

Toni joined the Clemons team in 2020 and brings over 5 years of property management experience with her. Her greatest passion is dedicating herself to those around her, which makes her a great fit for the property management industry.

Property Manager

Chelsea Horner

Chelsea manages Pin Oak Apartments in Leavenworth, KS. She moved to Kansas from California in 2014 to gain on-site experience in the apartment industry and has not stopped since. She joined Clemons in 2020 and earned her CAM license in 2021.

Assistant Property Manager

Cherice Johnson

Cherice is the assistant property manager at Pin Oak Apartments where she assists with the needs of current tenants as well as securing new leases. She moved to the Kansas City area in February 2020 from Fayetteville, AR where she worked for several years in the medical office field. She loves her new career in property management and is currently pursuing her CAM license.

Property Manager

Duanita Jones

Duanita manages the Stonleigh properties in Leavenworth, KS. She is a military spouse and a mother of four children, two of whom are active duty service members. Duanita joined the multifamily industry in 2006 shortly after receiving a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Columbus State University. She enjoys reading, spending quality time with her family, and shopping.

Property Manager

Anais Chavez

Anais manages Pinnacle Lofts in Wichita, KS.

Property Manager in Training

Kelli Podleski

Property Manager

Tracy Musselman

Property Manager

Brian Davis

Property Manager

Kamilah Smith

Kamilah joined Clemons in 2021. She worked for the Housing Authority from 1999 to 2009, starting off as clerk typist for the Housing Authority and moving up to head scheduler for inspections. She began her experience with property management as an assistant manager for a Project-Based/LIHTC community. In 2013, she moved on to a luxury community as assistant manager for three years, and in 2016 she took on her first property manager role of 55+ units and hasn’t looked back since.

Property Manager

Steven Koons

Property Manager

Nicole Schleper

Asset Manager

Simeon Bowman

Simeon joined Clemons in 2021 coming from the supply chain management startup space. He made a career change in early 2021 and wanted to get his hands dirty in everything real estate investment. His focus is on improving Clemons’ portfolio performance, value, and procedures.

Leasing Coordinator

Megan Longoria

Megan joined Clemons in 2021 and oversees our apartment lead distribution. She was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska but has called Midtown Kansas City home for almost six years. Her favorite color is green, her favorite sports are football and rugby, and her favorite food is avocado. In her free time, she likes spending time with friends, taking care of her plants, going to concerts, and traveling.

Leasing Agent

Amanda Jarvis

Amanda has lived in Missouri for most of her life. In 2009, she and her husband moved to Blue Springs where they expanded their family. They bought their first house in Blue Springs in 2017. It was then that Amanda realized she wanted to pursue a career in real estate. Amanda has her real estate license in Missouri and Kansas. She is passionate about helping people find their perfect home.

Leasing Agent

Tricia Cartwright

Tricia is a licensed broker specializing in residential sales and leasing. Tricia is committed to providing exceptional personal service and clear communication, making the process of buying/selling or leasing as smooth and stress-free as possible for her clients.

Property Manager

Megan Benware

Megan oversees Southmoreland on the Plaza and Oak Street Mansion within our Hospitality Management department.

Innkeeper

Emily Butterfield

Emily joined Clemons in 2021 and helps manage Southmoreland on the Plaza and Oak Street Mansion. She has worked at B&Bs in Ireland and England, helped start a hostel in Patagonia, and ran a guesthouse in Cambodia during her 11 years in the hospitality industry. She loves meeting guests from around the world and is excited to help keep the charm of these historic mansions alive.

Maintenance Supervisor

Julius “Jay” Muehlenberg

Jay supervises our maintenance team in the Midtown area.

Maintenance Supervisor

Lavalle Ellison

Lavalle oversees the maintenance team at our FTW Investments portfolio.

Construction Services

Director of Development and Construction

Eddie Tapper

Project Manager

Christopher Grimsley

Accounting Coordinator

Johnathon Rowlette

Director of Development and Construction

Eddie Tapper

Project Manager

Christopher Grimsley

Christopher has more than 23 years of experience in maintenance, facilities, and construction management. Christopher has also taken on the role of trainer, certified in HVAC, Mold Remediation, Lead-Based Paint Awareness, and Pool Maintenance.

Accounting Coordinator

Johnathon Rowlette

Johnathon performs the accounting for our Construction Services department. In his free time, he enjoys watching documentaries, consuming politics and history, studying aviation, and listening to comedy.

Shared Services

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Reception

Karen Barker

Executive Assistant

Adelina Masengill

Accounting Manager

Dominique Burn

Marketing Coordinator

Melissa Wharton

Marketing Assistant

Holly Edwards

Reception

Karen Barker

As the receptionist at Clemons Real Estate, Karen manages daily client relationships and office organization. Karen has a passion for service to others and has been instrumental in leadership roles throughout her life in a variety of fundraising events for the benefit of cancer survivors, families of those fighting cancer, and children battling childhood illness.

Executive Assistant

Adelina Masengill

Accounting Manager

Dominique Burn

Dominique joined Clemons in 2021 as part of our accounting team. Some of her core projects include strategizing to implement new policies and procedures in our accounting that will help streamline processes and improve efficiency that to with Clemons’s core values and strategic goals.

Marketing Coordinator

Melissa Wharton

Melissa oversees the marketing team to expand Clemons’ reach. Some of her main projects include managing and producing website content and advising on marketing efforts across departments. Her main passions are writing and editing; she’s been described as a “freak” when it comes to proofreading.

Marketing Assistant

Holly Edwards

Holly brings to Clemons a strong background in sales and marketing. She has a variety of responsibilities as the marketing assistant, including curating content for social media and scheduling brokerage emails.