McKinley Appoints New Vice-President/Director Residential Sales and Marketing

March 17, 2010

March 17, 2010

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley is pleased to announce the promotion of Albert L. Berriz from Director of Marketing, Media and Attraction (MMA) to Vice President/Director of Residential Sales & Marketing.

During his tenure with McKinley, Albert has led the MMA team to outstanding results including web design and development, web marketing, social media, and residential sales as well as the development and implementation of, an exceptional tool created for customers to connect with McKinley in order to provide feedback, make requests, pay rent or simply find information.

McKinley is truly fortunate to have the many strengths and talents of Albert L. Berriz leading our sales and marketing efforts. Alberts vision for our teams is to achieve our goals via world class service and through creating a tribe of followers/fans that share feedback with us that shape and mold our service delivery. His strategies have connected us to our customers in deeper and more meaningful ways than we have experienced previously, states Karen Andrews, Chief Development Officer.

Karen adds, Alberts expertise as a web/viral marketing and social media expert is just one element of his contributions to McKinley. He is also a thoughtful, dedicated and inspiring leader with a genuine ability for coaching, supporting and mentoring others. He is a member of our Executive Committee, and a key architect of our overall business strategy. We are excited and thrilled to place him in this newly created role with an expanded scope and responsibility.

McKinley, founded in 1968, is a well respected national real estate investment firm that owns and operates $2.4 billion in assets in 139 properties for its own account and for select clientele. This includes 29,117 apartments and over 7.0 million square feet of commercial space located in 19 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,250 full-time employees nationwide.