About Us

Sallee Development was founded by the Sallee family in 1989 with a focus on developing residential communities in Kansas City. The family office has grown and evolved to a full service real estate company with a footprint in 9 states across the midwest. 

Our primary focus is developing single family and multifamily build-for-rent residential communities, while operating a commercial investment portfolio focused on industrial and flex use properties.

Meet Our Team

Director of operations, construction
Director of Operations, Land Development
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Division President, Construction
Operations Manager, Construction
Project Superintendent, Construction
Chastity Bell
Business Manager
Business Manager
Business Manager
Tyler Sallee
Owner

Tyler Sallee, President of Sallee Development, embodies the legacy of a family-owned company established in 1989. Growing up in Kansas City, Tyler’s roots extend from Grain Valley to Lee’s Summit, culminating in his graduation from Grain Valley High School. He pursued a degree in Business Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate at the University of Missouri – Columbia, graduating in 2008. Tyler’s journey with Sallee began as a project manager in May 2008, reflecting a lifelong commitment that began during his 8th-grade summer and continued throughout his life.

Tyler is responsible for the general oversight and growth of the residential and commercial divisions. He is principally focused on providing leadership, management, and vision to ensure that the business has effective people, operational controls, and reporting capabilities. His leadership epitomizes the dedication and expertise ingrained in Sallee Development’s culture.

Spencer Yohn
Director of operations, construction
Spencer Yohn assumes the role of Director of Operations – Construction with a wealth of experience and expertise in the residential construction industry. Originally from Overland Park, Kansas, Spencer graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in Construction Management, laying the foundation for a career marked by excellence and innovation. With over 15 years of experience, he played a pivotal role in the construction of over 3000 homes across the Kansas City metro while elevating customer satisfaction and optimizing costs along the way. In his current role at Sallee Development, Spencer oversees all phases of development, from site selection and due diligence to financial evaluation and product selection. He directs construction through completion and oversees all property management. His strategic leadership and commitment to quality, drive Sallee’s operations towards unparalleled success and achievement.
Thomas Lewis
Director of Operations, Land Development

Thomas Lewis, the Director of Operations – Land Development at Sallee Development, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role. Hailing from Goliad, Texas, Thomas graduated from McPherson College before embarking on a 23-year career in Telecommunication Construction with Black & Veatch and other respected organizations. In 2023, Thomas transitioned his talents to commercial development with Sallee, assuming responsibility for various aspects of land development operations. His multifaceted role includes creating budgets, collaborating with design teams, navigating city planning and permitting processes, managing subcontractor bids, overseeing project completion, coordinating utilities, ensuring community cleanliness and maintenance, and handling homeowner association budgets and requests. Thomas’s comprehensive oversight and strategic acumen drive Sallee’s land development endeavors towards excellence and success.

Brooke Cox
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Brooke Cox assumes the role of Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Sallee Development, bringing with her a background in brand management and communications within the residential construction industry. Hailing from Warrensburg and a graduate of Missouri State University, Brooke holds both a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and a Master’s in Communication with an emphasis in Marketing, underscoring her commitment to the field. With 7 years of experience, she has honed her expertise in digital marketing, advertising, and strategic communications. In her capacity at Sallee, Brooke spearheads all facets of the company’s marketing endeavors, driving brand visibility and fostering meaningful connections within the community. Her leadership and approach positions Sallee Development for continued growth and success.
Brad Hibbs
Division President, Construction
Brad Hibbs, Division President – Construction at Sallee Development, boasts a distinguished career rooted in a deep understanding of the construction industry. Beginning his journey as a carpenter for a home builder in high school, Brad has amassed over two decades of invaluable experience, ascending through various roles from foreman to property manager, construction superintendent, and directing a purchasing & estimating team. At Sallee, Brad assumes a leadership role, overseeing the Construction team from inception to project completion, managing financials, and ensuring operational excellence at every stage. His collaborative approach and commitment to project success epitomize Sallee Development’s dedication to delivering high-quality, innovative construction solutions in the ever-evolving real estate market.
Josh Kennision
Operations Manager, Construction
Josh Kennison serves as the Operations Manager at Sallee Development, bringing over 18 years of expertise in the construction industry to his role. A native of Kansas City, Josh’s journey began in the Northland before settling in Spring Hill, where he graduated high school and now currently resides in Prairie Village, Kansas. He pursued his education at the University of Central Missouri, but joined the Carpenters Union, and then later obtained his Class C Contractors License. With a decade of experience in project management, Josh assumed his current position at Sallee in 2023. In his role, he orchestrates the day-to-day operations of onsite construction, scheduling software, scopes of work, trade relations, and project management, embodying a steadfast commitment to excellence and efficiency.
Bill Quick
Project Superintendent, Construction

Bill Quick, serving as the Project Superintendent – Construction at Sallee Development, brings a wealth of hands-on experience and expertise to his role. Originally from the Kansas City area, Bill started his career in residential construction immediately after high school. Beginning as a project coordinator for a local contractor, he honed his skills over the years working with residential home builders before joining Sallee in 2023. In his current capacity, Bill is entrusted with overseeing day-to-day onsite operations for the construction of both multi-family and single-family properties. His meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence ensure that Sallee’s projects are executed efficiently and to the highest standards.

Lyndsay James
Business Manager
Lyndsay James serves as the Business Manager for Sallee Development, bringing over 15 years of invaluable experience in the industry to her role. Originally from Independence, MO, Lyndsay has called Pleasant Hill home since 2008. Her journey in the field began with a local custom home builder before joining Sallee in 2016. As the Business Manager, Lyndsay plays a pivotal role in overseeing day-to-day operations, managing data entry and reports, and serving as the software onboarding manager. Her meticulous attention to detail and dedication to operational excellence contribute significantly to Sallee’s success and efficiency in managing its diverse projects and ventures.
Debbie Rose
Business Manager
Debbie Rose, the Business Manager for Sallee Development, brings a diverse skill set and extensive professional background to her role. A Kansas City native and Truman High School alumna from Independence, MO, Debbie pursued her passion for education at Avila University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. With a versatile career spanning various sectors, including education, finance and property management, Debbie transitioned to the construction industry upon joining Sallee in 2016. In her current capacity, she orchestrates the daily operations, accounting, draw processes, and administration for homeowner associations while providing support in financial reporting. Debbie’s dedication and multifaceted expertise contribute significantly to Sallee Development’s operational efficiency and financial integrity, ensuring sustained success and growth for the organization.