Who We Are

Burnham Nationwide’s widely recognized team of permit expediters and code consultants has worked on a host of iconic buildings and complex projects over the last several decades. 

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The Founders of Burnham Nationwide

Carson Kyhl and Mike Gaynor

Whether a new skyscraper, historic landmark alteration, or a national retail rollout, we are experienced with navigating the permit and code compliance process on behalf of major corporations and leading development and architecture firms.

The founders of Burnham Nationwide were inspired by architect and urban planner, Daniel Burnham and the legacy of his visionary Plan of Chicago. We are proud to contribute to beautiful, safe, and efficient buildings and communities by helping our clients’ plans become a reality.

Mission: To be a special experience for every client and every project, every time.

We strive daily to achieve our mission of providing special experiences for every client and every project, every time.


Our People

What makes Burnham different from the rest? Our people. We put the human touch to a process that at times can be cumbersome and tedious. Every employee is committed to enhancing your experience, assuming ownership of each project from start to finish, and consistently following through on our promise to simply get it done!

Our Values
At the core of our mission and vision are our guiding principals. We work hard to embody values on a daily basis, in everything we do, both personally and professionally.

Values Driving Results

Caring for People
Appreciating every stakeholder, their role and responsibility, and always working to effectively and efficiently support one another

Leading Through Innovation
Recognizing that success and growth happen by creating new and better processes

Improving Productivity
Learning from experience and practicing tenacious problem solving

Perfecting Customer Service 
Assuming ownership of your satisfaction by consistently meeting or exceeding expectations

Why Burnham Care & Careers


Success Built on Trust


Our Offices

Location, Chicago


United States

111 W Washington St, Suite 1700,
Chicago, IL 60602


New York

United States

86 Chambers St #203
New York 10007

Location Denver


United States

Denver Place, 999 18th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

San Jose

San Jose

United States

75 East Santa Clara Street, 6th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Location LA

Los Angeles

United States

515 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 1275
Los Angeles, CA 90071


San Francisco

United States

650 California St. 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

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