McKinley Announces the Promotion of Susan Markell

October 28, 2008

November, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Sue has been instrumental in the success of our Midwest owned real estate portfolio and she brings a 15 year proven track record with McKinley to her new role.

Susan has been with McKinley for 14 years, starting out as an Assistant Regional Marketing Director helping to drive the Sales and Marketing efforts. She became Regional Marketing Director in 1996, managing a portfolio of 3,400 units. In 2004 Susan became National Sales Director with an emphasis on national sales training and inventory management, and in 2007 became an Associate Vice President of Residential Sales.

Prior to her time at McKinley, Susan worked with a small Real Estate Advertising firm as well as for Scott Management Company in Bloomfield Hills, as a Sales and Marketing Director. Susan graduated from Michigan State with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising.

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.