Charles Connely, CCIM, CPM, CFP

Director of the Lewis White Real Estate Center,
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Contact Details

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Henry W. Bloch School of Management
312 A Bloch Heritage Hall
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO
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Phone: +1 18162355131


Charles (“Chuck”) C. Connely, IV, is an Associate Teaching Professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City Bloch School of Management and teaches real estate. He is the Director of the Lewis White Real Estate Center at the University.

Mr. Connely serves on the Board of Directors and is the 2017 Treasurer of the CCIM Institute. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the CCIM Kansas City Chapter and is a Past President. Mr. Connely won the Kansas City CCIM Chapter Home Run Award for Retail Projects and the CCIM Partner’s Retail Lease Transaction of the Year Award. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation Institute of KC Foundation; and the Financial Planning Association of Kansas City.

Mr. Connely is a:
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and member of the CCIM Institute.
• Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management.
• Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a member of the Financial Planners Association.
• Fellow in the National Association of Corporate Directors.
• SIOR Educator Associate

Mr. Connely previously served as the Managing Director of EPR Financial Services (subsidiary of EPR Properties – public REIT); General Manager - Vice President of Butler Real Estate, a division of Butler Manufacturing Company; and as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the D.H. Pace Company, the parent of several Overhead Door franchises. Mr. Connely has over twenty years of investment banking experience where he previously served as Managing Director of KPMG LLP’s Corporate Finance Group and as Vice President of Corporate Finance with George K. Baum & Company.

Mr. Connely graduated with an MBA and BBA (with distinction) from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University.