SilverTree Companies is a full-service real estate firm that creates value for our partners, investors, clients and the communities we serve.

OUR VISION:        

To be recognized as a highly effective real estate company with experience in development and consulting of quality commercial, industrial and investment properties throughout Missouri.


To provide highly effective, detail-oriented real estate development and consulting services which produce quality assets in the communities we serve and extraordinary profits for our clients and partners.


SilverTree Companies believes in and is guided by the values of:

Honesty * Integrity * Perseverance * Faith * Family * Community

The SilverTree Companies effectively integrate experience and expertise in real estate development and consulting projects.

Company founder and President, Jay Burchfield, earned his degree in economics from the University of Missouri. Following a career as a commercial loan officer with Commerce Bancshares, he served as vice president and chief operating officer for Jeffrey E. Smith Companies. In 2002, Burchfield started his own firm. He is an expert in many forms of financing including TIF, CID, BUILD, bonds, and historic and LIHTC tax credits.

Jay is actively involved in the communities he serves, including the boards of Boone County National Bank, Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council, and Regional Economic Development, Inc. (REDI). He is a member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce and the Central Missouri Development Council, and previously served on the city of Columbia TIF Commission and the Missouri Governor’s Incentive Review Committee.