Executive Vice President, Development |
As Executive Vice President of VanTrust’s Kansas City office, Rich Muller is primarily responsible for identifying, researching, and managing new development opportunities in Kansas City and the surrounding area. Rich has been with VanTrust since the company’s founding in 2010. He is a registered architect who has worked in the design, construction, and real estate industries since 1993.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Rich has cultivated a broad spectrum of commercial real estate experience in a wide variety of product types including office, mixed-use, multifamily, and industrial. He has completed development and redevelopment projects in the Midwest with a total value exceeding $1 billion.
Rich serves on the Johnson County Community College Foundation Board of Directors, the Kansas City Chamber’s Access to Capital Committee and is involved with the Urban Neighborhood Initiative. Rich’s notable local project experience includes the development of new headquarters buildings for Burns & McDonnell, Kiewit Engineering, AMC, Freightquote, Scor, Tortoise Capital, Dairy Farmers of America, and Creative Planning, as well as the Whole Foods-anchored Brookside 51 mixed use project and the redevelopment of the former Meadowbrook Country Club into Meadowbrook Park.
- Foundation Board of Directors, Johnson County Community College
- Foundation Advisory Council, Kansas City Chamber
- Access to Capital Committee, Kansas City Chamber
- Member, KC SmartPort
- Urban Neighborhood Initiative, Phillips Collective Committee
- Board of Directors, Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
- Registered Architect, Kansas
- NAIOP, Past-President, KC Chapter