Valbridge Blog
Valbridge Office Spotlight: Kansas City
April 19, 2021

Founded in 1978, Valbridge Property Advisors | Kansas City is among the largest and most experienced commercial appraisal firms in the region, with seven appraisers holding the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute, including two past presidents of the Kansas City Chapter of the Appraisal Institute. We provide independent valuation and advisory services to local, regional, multi-market and national clients.

Our areas of appraisal expertise include multi-family, industrial, office, and institutional property types, as well as special purpose properties and right-of-way assignments.  Areas of specialty include affordable housing, hospitality, funeral homes, car dealerships, senior housing, and mines and minerals. In addition to real estate appraisals, we provide market studies, rent studies and real estate consulting services. We also perform appraisal reviews for bank and state agency clients. Notable assignments completed by our firm include:


  • Subtropolis — the world’s largest underground storage complex (5,000,000+ sf)
  • Kansas City Power and Light Entertainment District
  • One KC Place — the largest office building in the Kansas City metro area
  • Corridor of over 900 miles for a national communications company
  • Litigation support on a project with more than 2,000 parcels for an internet/TV telecommunications company

Meet the team:

Daniel Kann, MAI, MSRE, Senior Managing Director

Daniel Kann, MAI, MSRE is a senior managing Director in the Kansas City office. He has a Master’s degree in Real Estate Finance and Construction Management from Denver University (2015) and Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management and Real Estate Finance from the University of Northern Iowa. He is an MAI-designated member of the Appraisal Institute. Daniel’s expertise has been published in national industry trade publications. He also serves as an adjunct professor teaching real estate valuation as part of the Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Real Estate program through the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Bloch School of Management. He is a Young Leader member of the Urban Land Institute, a CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) candidate with the CCIM Institute, and member of the Kansas City Chapter of the National Apartment Association.

Jason Roos, MAI, Senior Managing Director

Jason Roos, MAI is a Senior Managing Director in the Kansas City office. With extensive experience working in markets across the country, Jason has been with Valbridge since 2007, is an MAI designated member of the Appraisal Institute, and past president of the Appraisal Institute’s Kansas City Chapter. He has a breadth of experience conducting industrial and manufacturing property appraisals in diverse regions and markets across the U.S. for uses, including financing, ad valorem tax disputes, right of way acquisition, condemnation, collateral assessment, and investment analysis. He also leads Valbridge | Kansas City’s specialty in Triple Net (NNN) property valuations for national clients. Jason is a member of the Valbridge Property Advisors Long-Range Planning Committee and the President of the Valbridge Future Leaders Congress.

Joanne Montgomery, President

Joanne Montgomery brings her expertise in operations and executive management to the Valbridge Property Advisors | Kansas City leadership team as president. Since joining the firm in 2013, she has been instrumental in leading operations, human resources, marketing, and business development. Joanne is the immediate past president of the Valbridge Women’s Council and a Kansas City Centurion (Spring ’22), a competitive Kansas City Chamber of Commerce two-year program for emerging leaders. She has a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

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