Aaron Mesmer
Senior Vice President, Development & Acquisitions
Block Real Estate Services, LLC

Aaron M. Mesmer joined Block Real Estate Services in 2005 with a focus on commercial real estate acquisitions and investment sales.  Since joining Block, Aaron has been involved in industrial, multifamily, office and retail real estate transactions valued at more than $1.3 billion. 

Aaron’s role at Block evolved to include development, with more than 700 acres of planned or completed projects, including 9.3 million square feet of industrial space, 1.2 million square feet of office space and 5,100 units of multifamily and senior housing development. 

Signature developments include CityPlace, a 95-acre, mixed-use community in Overland Park Kansas, Lenexa Logistics Centre, a 5.3 million square foot business park, and Avenue One, a 200-acre, mixed-use community in Omaha, Nebraska.  Aaron has also been involved in several historic rehabilitations, including the Traders on Grand building in Downtown Kansas City and The Equitable Building in Downtown Des Moines. 

As a Principal with Block Funds, Aaron serves as a member of the investment committee tasked with capital allocation for future acquisitions and development projects.   

Aaron graduated first in his class and with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration while studying finance, marketing and Italian.  He was inducted into the Midwest Real Estate News Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame in 2018.