McKinleys Southern Region Receive Golden Key Awards

February 11, 2009

February 12, 2009

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Winter Park, FL The Southern Region received three Golden Key Awards at the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando (AAGO) awards dinner recently held at the Church Street Station Ballroom.

The Pines at Monterey won Best Renovation of the Year award. The Pines, a 214 unit community located at Kirkman and Conroy surrounded by tall pines has undergone extensive renovations in the last twelve months. The apartment home community includes one, two and three bedroom units and enjoys two beautiful pools and three natural lakes.

Tim Endicott, Senior Sales Associate at Monterey Lake apartment home community located on Westwood Boulevard was honored with the Volunteer of the Year award for his important work with several charitable organizations in Orlando including Hospice of the Comforter, Seminole County Friends of Abused Children and Cope Family Home at Last Program which raises money for military veterans wounded in Iraq.

Jennifer Eid, Regional Sales Director was honored with the first ever Visionary award. Jennifer has been employed with McKinley for 13 years. She began her tenure in Oklahoma in 1995 and since relocated to central Florida. Jennifer is valued for her many contributions at McKinley and is a shining example of our core values.

We are extremely proud of Jennifer and Tim and believe both awards are very well deserved, states Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer of McKinley. In fact, we are extremely thrilled about all three Golden Key Awards and are also very proud of our team members who helped ensure the successful renovation of The Pines at Monterey. We appreciate the recognition from the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando.

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 21,642 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 14 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 950 full-time employees nationwide.