To protect the public interest, which embraces both the interests of
the regulated real estate licensees and the interests of consumers who
use their services and products.
The Kansas Real Estate Commission will act in accordance with the highest
standards of ethics, accountability, efficiency and openness.
We affirm that safeguarding the public interest in the selling, purchasing
and leasing of real estate and developing responsive policies and procedures
which are feasible and not unduly burdensome to regulated real estate
licensees is a public and private trust. We approach our activities
with a deep sense of purpose and responsibility. The public and regulated
licensees can be assured of a balanced and sensible approach to regulation.
To adopt a customer-oriented consciousness within the Kansas Real Estate
Commission that will ensure continuous improvement in the quality of
service provided and fulfillment of the agency mission.
The Commission Structure
The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Governor:
one from each of the four congressional districts and one member at
The law provides that at least three members shall have been real estate
brokers for five years and at least one member shall have never engaged
in business as a real estate broker and shall not be so engaged while
serving on the Commission. This combination of industry and public members
results in a well rounded, functioning unit.
Each member is appointed for a four-year term. Term expiration dates
are staggered, resulting in one appointment each year for three years
and two appointments in the fourth year. This ensures some continuity
within the Commission.
The Commission appoints a director who is responsible for employing
and directing the agency staff and implementing policies set by the
The primary purpose of the Kansas Real Estate Commission is to protect
the public interest in the real estate marketplace through the regulation
of real estate brokers and salespersons. These responsibilities are
carried out through a variety of efforts, which can be divided into
three main categories:
- Equivalent Requirements
- Broker applicants
- Salesperson applicants
- Continuing education for brokers and salespersons
Enforcement of Law
- Examinations of real estate offices
- Complaint investigations
- Disciplinary actions
Job Vacancy - Executive
Director - closes January 2, 2015
White - Acting Interim Director
Daniels - Senior Administrative Assistant - New Licensing- (785)
Brooke processes license applications, certifications of licensure history,
and trust account forms. She joined our staff in 2006.
- Administrative Assistant - (785) 368-7337
Michaela processes continuing education, license renewals, license transfers,
and changes to licensee contact information. She joined our staff in
White - Director of Licensing and Education - (785) 296-2099
Kelly oversees licensing and education functions. She has been with
the agency since 1984.
Pryer - (785) 296-3950
Aubrie processes changes to company name, address, and status, supervising
broker changes, opening and closing trust account reports and requests
to not maintain a trust account. Aubrie joined the agency in 2014.
Enforcement and Audits
Alkire - Compliance Supervisor - (785) 296-7891
Wendy supervises the auditing department. She also investigates complaints
and answers real estate practice inquiries. She was hired in 2007.
Lynn Comfort - Real Estate Specialist/Auditor
Lynn examines real estate company records for the Kansas Real Estate
Commission. She has served in this position since 2010.
Pierce - Director of Enforcement - (785) 296-4996
David investigates complaints and determines whether they fall within
the Commission's jurisdiction. He has been on staff since 1986.
Legal and Administrative
Job Vacancy - Legal
Assistant - closes December 19, 2014
Mitzi Dodds - Legal
Assistant - (785) 296-2166
Mitzi handles applications pending Commission review and is the assistant
to the Executive Director. She joined our staff in 2013.
Pierce - Administrative Specialist - Accounting/HR - (785) 296-6862
Janet keeps track of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.
She has been with our office since 2004.
Address and Directions
Kansas Real Estate Commission
Three Townsite Plaza, Ste. 200
120 SE 6th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603-3511
phone: (785) 296-3411
fax: (785) 296-1771
The easiest way to find our office is to park in the Townsite Plaza
parking garage. The garage has two parking levels. Look for the building
3 elevator (red door) on either the first or lower parking level. Take
the elevator to the second floor. Our office will be on your right as
you the exit the elevator. The garage entrance is on 6th, about halfway
between Kansas and Quincy. You may also enter the garage from 5th.
From turnpike (coming to Topeka
from the south): Take the first Topeka exit (South Topeka exit). Take
the Topeka Blvd. exit immediately on your left. Go north on Topeka Blvd.
to 6th, then turn east on 6th. Go 4 and 1/2 blocks and enter garage
on the north side of the street
From I-70 (coming to Topeka from
the east): Take the 8th Street exit. Heading north on Madison to 6th,
turn west on 6th. Go 2 and 1/2 blocks and enter garage on the north
side of the street
From I-70 (coming to Topeka from
the west): Take the 3rd street exit south on Monroe to 6th. Turn west
on 6th and go 1 and 1/2 blocks. Enter garage on the north side of the