STEVEN M. KARBANK
Chairman
sk@karbank.com

Since joining the Karbank Companies in 1979, Steven has been active in all facets of the companies’ operations:  development, brokerage and property management.  He has planned and developed more than 40 buildings comprising in excess of 5,000,000 sq. ft. of distribution, office, and R&D space in the Kansas City area and around the United States.  He has completed numerous build-to-suit projects for companies such as General Electric, Farmers Group, Lifetouch Publishing, Sokkia, and Cross Tire.  Some of the companies with whom he has recently negotiated sales and lease transactions include Farmers Group, AIG, WireCo, Commerce Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors and Sokkia.

Steven's most recent projects include The Barney Building, The 2400 Building and the 1900 Building. The buildings have received LEED Gold certification (Green Building Council), as well as numerous design awards.


Steven is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in philosophy and psychology. He is a member of Boston University's Board of Overseers and the former President of the Boston University Alumni Association.  Steven is a co-Chairman of the International Center for Music Advisory Council at Park University, and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Chamber Music.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Orangutan Foundation International and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City. 


Karbank Blog Entries

SK Alumni Speech at BU Commencement 5-16-2009

SK Alumni Speech at Boston University Matriculation 9-1-2008

SK Speech at Kansas City Industrial Council in Honor of Barney Karbank Award 4-7-2006

SK Alumni Commencement Address at Boston University Philosophy Dept 5-22-2005

On Visiting Professor Shimony - Memories of the Philosophy Department by Steven Karbank in BU Arts & Sciences Magazine 2003

SK Speech at Friends of Chamber Music Benefit 6-8-2003

SK Speech at Olathe Economic Development Council 9-11-2000

SK Speech to Clients and Friends at Karbank Real Estate Company 50th Anniversary Event 3-1-2000




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