McKinley Announces Expanded Role for Jim Willett

October 28, 2008

November, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Jim is highly regarded by Albert M. Berriz, CEO, and is currently participating in the Executive Leadership Institute.

Jim has over 10 years of experience in real estate. Prior to McKinley, he worked at Captec, a real estate investment company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Before getting into the real estate business, Jim began his career in public accounting at Crowe Chizek, in South Bend, Indiana, in the financial institutions group, where he also received his CPA license. Jim graduated from Michigan State University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.

McKinley, founded in 1968, is a well respected national real estate investment firm that owns and operates $2.2 billion in assets in 117 properties for its own account and for select clientele. This includes 20,622 apartments and over 6 million square feet of commercial space located in 10 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 902 full-time employees nationwide.