our history

For nearly 100 years, the legacy of Copaken Brooks has shaped the Greater Kansas City commercial real estate landscape. The firm has developed the most significant “signature properties” in Kansas City and many other noteworthy properties throughout the Midwest. Today, the firm has nationwide reach, providing expert representation and advisory services for tenants, developers, landlords, buyers and sellers, as well as corporate real estate services throughout the United States.

Founded

Founded

Firm is founded by Herman Copaken.

Copaken, White & Blitt

Copaken, White & Blitt

Paul Copaken, Lewis White and Irwin Blitt assume leadership and rename the firm Copaken, White & Blitt.

First Scout Realty Advisors

First Scout Realty Advisors

First Scout Realty Advisors is founded by Bucky Brooks.

Keith and Jon Copaken

Keith and Jon Copaken

Keith and Jon Copaken assume leadership of Copaken, White & Blitt.

Copaken Brooks

Copaken Brooks

Copaken, White & Blitt merges with First Scout Realty Advisors, becomes Copaken Brooks.

Mr. K

Mr. K

Copaken Brooks wins the "Mr. K" Award from the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Corrigan Station

Corrigan Station

Copaken Brooks wins Capstone Award and Cornerstone Award for Corrigan Station.

Deep Roots
make us strong

Deep roots make us strong, but they also allow us to grow—aggressively pursuing greater value for our clients and investors across the entire real estate asset. Yes, experience matters, but so does a tenacious drive to uncover better deals. You deserve a real estate firm that offers both.

Interested in working at
Copaken Brooks?

If you want to join a dynamic company, working with motivated people in an entrepreneurial setting, Copaken Brooks is the opportunity for you. We’re looking for self-starters at all levels; experience in commercial real estate is preferred.

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