Bucky Brooks


Bucky Brooks has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most dynamic forces in the Kansas City corporate real estate market. He leads the firm’s transaction services, which include Office, Retail and Industrial Leasing, Investment Acquisitions and Sales, Brokerage, Tenant Representation, and Corporate Services.

Bucky has been involved in many of the area’s largest and most notable lease transactions. He was a key player in one of the largest brokered lease transactions ever completed in the greater Kansas City area: a 486,000 square foot headquarters office lease for Burns & McDonnell. In addition, he has completed transactions throughout all 50 states. Other notable transactions include headquarters relocations for Harte-Hanks, Lockton Companies, Cunningham Lindsey, National Bank of Kansas City, Huntleigh McGehee, QC Holdings, Top Innovations, and Netsmart Technologies.

Bucky is a three-time Largest Dollar Volume Transaction award winner from the global Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. He is a two-time REALTOR of the Year from the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS. Bucky’s considerable talents help make Copaken Brooks one of the most complete full-service commercial real estate firms in the region.
Professional Designations
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), Dual Office and Industrial Specialist
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • LEED AP designation from the U.S. Green Building Council
Civic and Professional Engagement
  • KCADC Real Estate Advisory Council Co-Chair
  • Harvard University REAI Alumni Board Member
  • Union Station Kansas City Board Member
  • Park University MBA Advisory Board Member
  • Truman Medical Centers Past Board Chairman
  • SIOR Western MO/KS Chapter Past President
  • CCIM Kansas City Chapter Past President
  • KCRAR Commercial Division Past President
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. Real Estate/Regional Science
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design, A.M.D.P. Real Estate