McKinley Welcomes New Team Member!

January 24, 2012

ANN ARBOR, MI McKinley is pleased to welcome its newest team member, Clay Thomas, as Director of Commercial Portfolio Management with Commercial Client Services. As Director of Commercial Portfolio Management, Clay will oversee the workouts and management of third-party real estate assets, which include distressed assets in multiple jurisdictions throughout the country. Clays duties include relationship management, commercial portfolio management and redevelopment, lease negotiation, and acquisition and disposition. Prior to joining McKinley, Clay practiced real estate and construction law for two of Southeast Michigans leading law firms. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he studied Classical Studies ('97, B.A.) and Law (00, J.D.). He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and on the council of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Clays responsibilities will include the workout of challenging client assignments and complementing Lauren Dritz in the leadership of the team.Clays arrival at McKinley will position Commercial Client Services for continued growth in both geography and portfolio size.

Im excited about joining a successful Commercial Client Services Team and look forward to helping it continue to grow and succeed, stated Clay Thomas, Director of Commercial Portfolio Management.