Hunt Midwest Promotes Aaron Schmidt to General Manager
August 14, 2018 — Hunt Midwest has promoted Aaron Schmidt to general manager of development and construction. Aaron joined the company as a manager of planning and construction in 2006 and has been promoted multiple times over the last 12 years.
Aaron has been instrumental in the ongoing success and growth of Hunt Midwest as a leader on its senior management team. “His knowledge, versatility, and perseverance has allowed him to move easily between sourcing deals, designing projects, obtaining government entitlements, negotiating complex agreements, and ultimate project construction,” said president and CEO Ora Reynolds.
Aaron has played a key role in the development of the company’s master-planned residential communities, completion of its public/private infrastructure projects, and expansion of its senior housing footprint into the Southeast with projects underway in Florida and Tennessee. Most recently, Aaron has taken the lead on the Hunt Midwest Business Center’s 180-acre expansion for the next phase of industrial development.
Aaron is currently chair of the Platte County EDC and was instrumental in promoting the new single terminal (A Better KCI) throughout the Northland. He is a graduate of Missouri State university in Springfield with a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning. Aaron resides with his family in Kansas City, MO.
About Hunt Midwest
Hunt Midwest is a full-service real estate development company with a focus on industrial, commercial, mission critical, multifamily, senior living and residential real estate. Its portfolio is anchored by SubTropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex. Hunt Midwest is a Kansas City-based, privately held company owned by the Lamar Hunt family. The Hunt family business is a diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resources, and private equity investments. In addition to Hunt Midwest, marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center. More information at HuntMidwest.com.