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September 13, 2009

September 14, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley, Inc. has been appointed Receiver for a 30,000 square foot retail building located in Plymouth, Michigan. The multi-tenant buildings tenants include Lairds Auto Glass, Enterprise Car Rental and a collision shop. The appointment was made by the Wayne County Circuit Court.

I am confident that by applying our experience and expertise, our team will be able to create value for the stakeholders, states Matt Mason, Senior Vice President, Commercial Client Services.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

For more information on McKinleys Commercial Client Services and Property Management, please contact Matthew D. Mason at 734-769-8520 x267.

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September 13, 2009

September 14, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley has been appointed Receiver for Washington Plaza shopping center, a 92,000 square foot building located in Washington, Indiana. Current tenants include Hometown IGA grocery store, Dollar General and Rent-A-Center. The appointment for Washington Plaza was made by the Daviess County Circuit Court in Daviess County, Indiana.

I am confident that by applying our experience and expertise, our team will be able to create value for the stakeholders, states Matt Mason, Senior Vice President, Commercial Client Services.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

For more information on McKinleys Commercial Client Services and Property Management, please contact Matthew D. Mason at 734-769-8520 x267.

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September 9, 2009

September 10, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley, Inc. has been selected as Manager for Daytona Village Apartments, a 76 unit apartment home community located in Daytona Beach, Florida.

We are excited to have the opportunity to apply our proven track record of success to assist with this asset. Im confident that by applying our teams passion and expertise, we will be able to enrich the quality of life and create value for all of the stakeholders, states Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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September 7, 2009

Kellie Meyers received the "Membership Volunteer of the Year" award for 2009 at last weeks Florida Apartment Associations gala event. Kellie is the Customer Service Manager at Viridian Lake Beach Club in Ft. Myers and serves as the Secretary to the Board of Directors at the Southwest Florida Apartment Association. Kellie is a very active state delegate for SWFAA and was instrumental in a successful visit on both Capitol Hills this year. On behalf of the association, she attended the National Conference in Washington DC and spearheaded meetings SWFAA had with their state congress. Additionally, along with Shawn Wingate, SWFAA President, a SWFAA Charity Golf Tournament was organized and conducted in May of this year with a large crowd in attendance.

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August 26, 2009

August 27, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

At McKinley, we are fully embracing the fast paced world of social media. We are utilizing web-based resources to reach out to customers and team members. In doing this, we are staying connected in real time. With the social media evolution, McKinley and Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer, are utilizing the capabilities of Twitter, Facebook and other sources to be transparent and in touch with team members and customers. Albert M. Berriz, CEO, has recently started holding business dialogue sessions, called Twitter Chats, using twitter.com.

Jonathan Saar, Director of Marketing and Sales at The Training Factor, has taken note of McKinley's transparency and Twitter presence. Jonathan stated, "I felt privileged last night to monitor a property management company have an entire business meeting via Twitter." Jonathan is from Atlanta, Georgia and is one of today's multi-family industry leaders in training and development. He also states, "I was amazed myself to see a team embrace technology with people who are using it to its fullest potential and are using it to engage and connect with their residents."

Mike Whaling from 30Lines, a Marketing and Social Media Company in Orlando, Florida, recently posted on Twitter, "Want transparency? Very interesting to watch @AlbertMBerriz and the McKinley team openly talk about their biz plans on Twitter."

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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August 26, 2009

August 27, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Ann Arbor, MI On August 31, 2009, Micheal Heath and Diana Accardi-Kaase will join McKinleys Residential Client Services Divisions Leadership Team.

Micheal Heath has been named Regional Director of McKinleys Mid-Atlantic Region located in North Carolina. Mike lives in Hubert, North Carolina and most recently has been working in Wisconsin, responsible for the daily operations of over 8,000 single family Marine Corps homes in four states. Previously, he was Director of Property Management for a company in the Mid-Atlantic, responsible for 12,000 apartments and 1,000,000 square feet of commercial and industrial space.

Diana Accardi-Kaase has been named Vice President/Regional Director for the Midwest Region. Diana lives in Littleton, Colorado and has 27 years of multi-state property management experience. In previous roles, Diana, has been responsible for managing portfolios of properties as large as 14,500 apartments and brings tremendous knowledge and experience to her new role.

I am excited to welcome Mike and Diana to our team, states D. Keith Hayward, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Residential Client Services. With the addition of Mike and Diana to the tremendous group of leaders we already have assembled in Residential Client Services puts us in a great position to grow with our clients needs and continue to provide services second to none in the country.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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August 25, 2009

August 24, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley, Inc. has been appointed Receiver for a 216 unit apartment home community located in Orlando, Florida. The property is centrally located with easy access to the John Young Parkway and Interstate 4. The appointment for Highland Oaks was made by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida.

We are pleased that our proven 27 year track record in Orlando coupled with our 450 team member platform in the region will continue to provide outstanding service to meet our clients needs, states Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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August 13, 2009

August 14, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Ann Arbor, MI - McKinley, Inc. is proud to announce our newly launched department, MMArepresenting Marketing, Media and Attraction business segments. The departments official title is Residential Marketing, Social Media, and Customer Attraction Services.

The multidisciplinary team, led by Albert L. Berriz, Director, includes dedicated and experienced innovators with expertise in web design and development, social media and marketing, creative design and financial analysis. The team includes:

Albert L. Berriz, Director

Albert L. Berriz has a passion for bringing outstanding people together for a common purpose. During his time at McKinley, Albert has quickly built a team composed of world class individuals with diverse skill sets and a shared passion for results. In his spare time, Albert is an accomplished gamer. He has competed nationally and internationally in many Real Time Strategy games such as Warcraft III, Command & Conquer, & Age of Empires. At the age of seventeen, Albert represented the United States on Team USA at the 2003 World Cyber Games International Gaming Championships held in Seoul, Korea. He also competed and won tournaments in Orlando, Chicago, Dallas, Irvine, and Magdeburg, Germany. He was the captain of the United States National Warcraft III team and competed against countries all over the world. Albert holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Michigan.

James Vuong, Web Designer & Developer

James Vuong brings a diverse and formidable skill set to McKinley after spending several years at General Motors as an electrical engineer. James is building a robust and interactive web community that will allow our customers to connect with us and with each other. James created his first profitable website at the age of thirteen demonstrating his ability to understand business even at a young age. James received a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University.

Michael Aird, Social Media & Marketing Associate

Michael Aird is reinventing McKinley's approach to web marketing. He focuses on connecting with people in environments they enjoy. Michael previously worked in Washington D.C. at a large law firm, deepening his understanding of complex marketplaces. Michael holds a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Chris Esteves, Financial Analyst & Marketing Associate

As an Asset Manager at McKinley, Chris Esteves allowed McKinley to be more effective and scientific than ever before on the financial side of the business. Chris will focus on providing clarity to our customers regarding cost and value of our products. Chris' mastery of numbers has also allowed him to be a very talented and profitable poker player. Chris received a Bachelors of Arts in Finance from Michigan State University.

Diana Vuong, Creative Design & Marketing Associate

Diana Vuong will connect the dots from ground to web. She continually improves our traditional marketing efforts and intends to take things to the next level in her new position. Diana was an accomplished artist as early as second grade and she continues to leverage her skills as an artist in order to connect with customers. Diana holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from Wayne State University.

My dream is to connect with people in sincere and meaningful ways. McKinley team members and McKinley residents are inextricably united by a common mission - to enrich the quality of life in our communities, states Albert L. Berriz.

I want to understand our residents and I want them to understand us. We love our residents. We exist for our residents. Today we rededicate ourselves to our mission. Behold, transparency. We are a company that passionately cares about our people, our communities, and our mission.

To learn more please contact Albert L. Berriz at alberriz@mckinley.com and follow him on Twitter www.twitter.com/gentho

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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August 12, 2009

August 13, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley, Inc. has been appointed Receiver for Turtle Bay Estates, one of Indiana's lakefront residential manufactured home communities that offer affordable living. Turtle Bay Estates is conveniently located near US6 as well as many sports and recreational activities.

We are proud to be chosen as Receiver for Turtle Bay Estates in Syracuse, Indiana. We are very familiar with this market and this product and look forward to managing this community and reporting our progress, states D. Keith Hayward, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Residential Client Services.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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August 11, 2009


August 12, 2009
Contact: Mary S. Williams
734-769-8520 ext. 244




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Timothy Endicott, Senior Sales Associate at Monterey Lake Apartment Homes has been involved in the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando for the past two years serving as their Charity Chair. Last year, Tim raised over $20,000 for many local charities and continues to raise money in 2009. His latest fundraiser "Central Florida Jeans Day" raised over $5,000 for two local charities, the Russell Home, which is a non-profit home for severely handicapped children and 4C, Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. Tim will be receiving an award "Volunteer of the Year" on August 28, 2009 at the Florida Apartment Association.

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 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 15 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.

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