Professional Profiles


Senior Property Manager

Donna Knopp joined Newmark Grubb Zimmer in 2014 and currently serves as senior property manager. Ms. Knopp manages commercial property portfolios of approximately 1,200,000 square feet throughout the Kansas City metro and Johnson County area.
Ms. Knopp’s strategic and systematic approach to long-term success is executing the client’s vision, mission and goals to the clients’ satisfaction.  Focus on process thinking is instrumental to achieving excellence in the services provided by Newmark Grubb Zimmer. Total quality management is integrated throughout these processes: construction project management, tenant improvements, lease enforcement, rent collection, contract negotiations and administration, budget preparation and implementation and effective communication.
With her architectural background and 28 years of property management experience, Ms. Knopp’s expertise stems from the day-to-day operations, tenant coordination, development and management of large retail shopping centers throughout the country. Local retail properties have included Legends Outlets at Village West in Kansas City, Kansas, Summit Woods and Summit Fair shopping centers in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Ms. Knopp’s experience gives her a unique perspective that enables her to serve building owners responsibly and ensure they achieve maximum value for their real estate investments.
w  Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
w  Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Ms. Knopp graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned her bachelor's degree in architecture.
Senior Property Manager
Kansas City
Newmark Grubb Zimmer
1220 Washington Street,
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
T 816.474.2000
D 816.268.4247
M 913.709.2203
F 816.421.6666
Independently owned and operated
Areas of Specialization
  • Property Management
  • Project Management
  • Retail Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Office Properties
  • Building Operations
Years of Experience
28 years