ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Gary Schlotzhauer oversees energy/engineering and operations for the property management portfolio at Kessinger Hunter & Company, LC. In this capacity, he coordinates the efforts of the engineering staff, serves as in-house consultant on issues such as major repairs, energy retrofits, and other operational issues. Gary has a strong commitment to staff training and develops ongoing programs for the development of the engineering staff. Through staff education, he reduces reliance on outside contractors, resulting in cost savings to the buildings. In addition, he actively pursues other avenues of cost reduction through energy management and retrofits. Gary ensures compliance with the myriad of regulatory issues facing building operations, as well as with safety and life safety concerns. He developed a computerized preventive maintenance program for all types of equipment found in commercial buildings. As a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Energy Auditor, Gary aggressively pursues energy reductions through supply and demand side strategies. He is routinely consulted by utility companies for advice on energy matters, and serves in a variety of advisory roles for municipalities and businesses throughout the region.
Gary’s career has spanned many years of extensive experience, coupled with comprehensive training and education. He has served the full spectrum of real estate, ranging from industrial and retail to office buildings and health care facilities. Before joining Kessinger Hunter in 1996, Gary served in various engineering/management capacities, including Director of Engineering for Overland Park Regional Medical Center, a 400-bed acute care hospital. He also served as President of Servicesource, Inc., an outsource provider of engineering services to the commercial real estate industry.
EDUCATION, MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS
• Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA)
• Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
• Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
• Certified Energy Advisor (CEA)
• Past President, Kansas City Chapter, Association of Energy Engineers