The History and Vision of Parkway Real Estate

Parkway Real Estate is a Kansas City-based, full-service commercial real estate and development company. We pride ourselves in our reputation for being leaders in first-class personalized customer service and providing best-in-class solutions for all your commercial real estate needs.

If you are looking to lease, sell, purchase or develop, Parkway Real Estate is your partner of choice. We will work with you to achieve your goals while tirelessly offering the highest quality of service available.

Parkway Real Estate has been locally owned and operated by John C. (Jack) Waters for more than 30 years. Throughout his extensive banking and development careers, Jack has had several development projects.  He has been responsible for bringing the first theaters to Shawnee in the 1970s, along with two quality hotels, several restaurants, shopping centers, office buildings and business parks to the metropolitan Kansas City area. He continues to invest and develop in property in other areas.

Please contact us with all of your commercial real estate requirements.

Our Team of Professional Real Estate Agents & Developers

John “Jack” Waters, Owner/Developer
Cell Phone: 816-863-2128

Jack, has spent the past 40 years of his career, developing various projects in the Shawnee area. His expertise in financing is most beneficial when managing projects. Throughout his career, Jack has been involved in almost every organization with the best interests of  Shawnee always on his mind, continually asking himself, “How can I make Shawnee a better place to live and raise a family?” He always has a positive attitude toward the future of Shawnee.

Jack enjoys engaging in conversation about development he has the knowledge and vision to make it happen. He has a clear, proactive vision for the future. His primary goal for the past 40 years has always been to make things better for Shawnee.

Jack has deep roots in Shawnee, born in Kansas City, MO. Shawnee is truly his home and where his interests are. His family has also become a big part of Shawnee and its growth, with both sons as business operators and his daughter working as an attorney.

Todd WeltmerTodd Weltmer, Licensed Agent
Cell Phone: 913-558-3383

Todd  recently joined Parkway Real Estate with his experience in commercial real estate both leasing and selling. Todd is well-suited to provide the assistance you may need to find the right location for your business at the right price.

Todd graduated with a dual major from Metropolitan State University in Minneapolis with a BA in History and Business. He is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

– National Association of Realtors (NAR)
– Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR)
– International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
– Shawnee Economic Development Council

Pat DunnPatrick (Pat) Dunn Licensed Agent
Cell Phone: 816-914-0071

Pat is the newest member to the Parkway Real Estate team, focusing on commercial properties and development. Pat’s 20 years of experience brings extensive knowledge of construction, development and project management. His expertise will be a real asset to our company.

Pat has been involved directly on several major projects in Kansas City, Missouri. Some of Pat’s prestigious projects include North Kansas City School Districts Capital Improvements. Olathe School District additions, Independence Events Center/Arena.

Pat is a family guy with two really cute outgoing daughters. Pat has been involved in many Community projects and serves on several local boards. Having graduated from Kansas University with degrees in Business and Psychology, he attended school abroad at Richmond College in London, and has Associates of Arts Degree in Construction Technology as well.

John Waters, Jr.John Waters, Jr.
Cell Phone: 913-927-8070

John’s role with Parkway Real Estate the past 20 years has been with tenant leasing and project supervision. His knowledge of construction and  development of new tenant facilities combined with his hands-on technique provides smooth tenant transition. John is responsible for providing property maintenance to all properties, including landscaping and snow removal services.

John belongs to the following organizations:
– Johnson County Contractors
– Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR)
– International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC)
– Shawnee Economic Development Council

Joyce BradshawJoyce Bradshaw, Office Manager
Office: 913-268-8700

Joyce has been the Office Manager for Parkway Real Estate for the past 20 years.

She executes office functions in a professional manner, including accounting and other administrative tasks.




Mary SprukMary Spruk, Marketing Assistant

Mary joined Parkway Real Estate with past experience in communication.

Her duties are creating marketing brochures, and data input for LoopNet, Xcelignet and CoStar, along with administrative support.

She has been a lifetime resident of Shawnee and has interests throughout the community.