Michael T. Lanning, CPM
2017 IREM President
Cushman & Wakefield, AMO
Kansas City, MO
Michael T. Lanning, CPM, is the 2017 President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Lanning is also Senior Vice President and Market Leader for the Cushman & Wakefield, AMO, office in Kansas City, MO.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Lanning held various CBRE leadership positions for 20 years before joining the office brokerage team specializing in office building landlord leasing. He was then recruited by Cassidy Turley to oversee asset services and office building landlord leasing. At Cushman & Wakefield, he currently oversees an approximately 10 million-square-foot office, medical office, retail, and industrial portfolio, in addition to leading new business and professional development for the property management division. Lanning has come a long way since his junior property manager days, completing over 1.3 million square feet of office leasing transactions in the past five years, with a total value exceeding $300 million.
Even with all of his professional accomplishments, Lanning is most proud of his involvement with IREM. Mike received his CPM designation in 1995 and is a long-time member of IREM’s Kansas City Chapter. The road from CPM to IREM President has been filled with numerous local and national leadership positions, education, growth, and most importantly, friendships. Lanning knows firsthand that being engaged in the industry, and in IREM, can provide unlimited rewards.
In addition to his involvement with IREM, Mike is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), the Kansas City Area Development Council’s Life Science Advisory Board, and on the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association. He also volunteers with organizations such as the Dream Factory, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Harvesters.
Lanning is the proud father of two millennials and occasionally finds time for his favorite hobbies, golf and skiing, preferably in Park City or Vail.
Lanning is a member of IREM Kansas City Chapter 15.