About Tom

Tom Scanlon has long been an integral member of the Kansas City Real Estate community.  In 1973. Tom decided to relocate his growing family  from San Francisco  back home to Kansas  City where he was born and raised. He eagerly accepted a position with the JC Nichols Company, the master developer of Kansas City area's finest residential communities and they made his career!  With their guidance and support Tom quickly became one of the company’s and city's top agents for 14 years and earned the honor of Realtor of Year. As well, he was the designated broker for the firm's Brookside office.

He then  accepted a position as the Director of New Homes – Marketing and Sales for Coldwell Banker, where he spearheaded the community idea conception, HUD Accreditation, development,and active marketing of 11 new single family and condo subdivisions in Missouri and Kansas.   It was another great learning opportunity to understand construction and he obtained from the National Association of Home builder the designation of Certified Graduate Builder.  After a successful career in marketing new family subdivisions, Tom decided to concentrate on the sale of condos and lofts, at the time an abandoned market,  as they "came of age" in demand.  He was known as "The Condo King"  after a couple of years of helping condo buyers and sellers. He was an integral part of concept planning and conversions.

Since 2004, Tom has resided at Tomahawk Creek Condominiums in Leawood, Kansas and has served as an active community member while selling over 50 properties within the community where he lives.  For three terms he served as Chair of the Covenants Committee and has previously served on the Board of Directors of 3 other condominium communities.

His relaxing preferences are family, golf, music, camping, nature photography and teaching.

 He is  a licensed broker in Kansas and Missouri.  Also he was twice appointed a Judicial Real Estate Commissioner for Jackson County.

Contact Tom Scanlon today to help you find the right community for you and your family or to sell your current residence.  He has helped over 1700 clients find their dream home or condo in all parts of the Kansas City area.  The experience he can share with you.

He prides himself on listening.


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Tom Scanlon
Platinum Realty
9393 W 110th Street, Ste 170
Overland Park, MO 66210
Phone: 913 345 0690
Fax: 816-888-3692
Email: Tom@tomahawkcreeknews.com

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Hi Tom, I just wanted to send a note thanking you for "making selling a house" enjoyable! You sold my condo quickly and got me top dollar for it. You are the best agent I've ever used and you took care of all the paperwork so professionally and did it seamlessly. I've already sent several friends your way and they were delighted with your tireless effort If I ever move again, you are the man I'll be calling! Thanks again, Patti Fogarty
Tom was exceptionally knowledgable about my condo property and why it provided value to buyers. Available 24 7 to meet my and buyer’s needs. Made great suggestions to drive buyer interest. Robert Thompson
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