McKinley Residential Team Members Receive NOVA Awards

September 21, 2009 September 22, 2009 Contact: Mary S. Williams 734-769-8520 ext. 244 For Immediate Release The Washtenaw Area Apartment Association of Michigan hosted the 2009 Nova Awards on Thursday, September 17, at Webers Inn in Ann Arbor. The McKinley residential team members who are big winners include: Terri Leirstein at Golfside Lake won The Manager of the Year award. Clint Hall, Evergeen, was awarded the Outstanding Maintenance Supervisor award. The Outstanding Grounds Keeper award was given to Derrick McDougald at Golfside Lake. Michelle Miranda, Medical Center Court, received the Outstanding Leasing Person award. And, last but certainly not least, Ken Gronda of Villas at Golfside Lake was given the Outstanding Maintenance Person award. We are a real estate investment company, but what we are most proud of and what we consider to be our biggest and best asset is our people, stated Albert M. Berriz, McKinleys Chief Executive Officer. I am so proud of our entire residential team and the award recipients. The Washtenaw Area Apartment Association is organized to advance, assist, foster and promote the growth, development and general welfare of the rental housing industry. The event, sponsored by CORT Furniture, is designed to promote a drive for excellence in the Property Management industry. These local awards are presented to those who have demonstrated a stellar attitude along with quality workmanship in various categories. 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 18 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide. -end-