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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.

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October 28, 2008

November, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Jason has been primarily responsible for the development of our residential acquisitions and our existing portfolio with a recent focus in Florida. Under Jasons leadership, he has organized an adroit redevelopment team operating across the Residential Real Estate platform.

Jason has 12 years of Design and Construction experience, including 9 years with McKinley. During his time at McKinley, he has been responsible for over $30 million in renovation and redevelopment. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Jason also serves as President of the Rock Cystic Fibrosis Committee and worked with the Neutral Zone building redevelopment. Jason is a graduate from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelors Degree in Art Management.

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.

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October 28, 2008

November, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Greg joined the McKinley team nearly one year ago with a role of oversight and responsibility for operations in the residential real estate portfolio in all ten states.

Gregs solid background with over fifteen years of experience in residential real estate and his focus on training and development make him a great addition to the Executive Committee. Greg has been instrumental with our expansion in Florida, and he will be a major leadership force for our future.

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.

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October 28, 2008

November, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Cheryl has been with McKinley for over six years heading up the Tax and Entity Management Departments and is a formidable tax, deal structuring and finance talent. Cheryl is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Masters Degree in Tax from Walsh College, and a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University. Cheryl has worked side by side with Albert M. Berriz, CEO, structuring and designing the tax and deal strategies that have allowed for the repositioning of the portfolio while in the process maximizing the tax advantages.

Prior to joining McKinley, Cheryl was a Senior Tax Manager with Deloitte, and prior to that she was Director of Tax for Tecumseh Products.

We welcome the addition of Cheryls strong background and years of experience as well as her long tenure with McKinley as she begins this new role. Cheryl will continue to report to the CEO. She has also been elected to our Executive Committee.

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.

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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.

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October 28, 2008

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The apartment market, however, has welcomed a developers confidence in Orlando: McKinley Inc., a residential developer in Ann Arbor, Mich., with nearly $2 billion in assets told theAnn Arbor(Mich.)Business Journalit has begun shifting its focus to Central Florida.

Over the past 18 months, McKinley has snapped up distressed apartment buildings with a combined 2,840 units in the Interstate 4 corridor stretching from the Clearwater/Tampa area to Orlando. He said the company has acquisitions of another 345 units in the works.

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September 17, 2008

September 18, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Willaims

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

Extensive research proves that an increase or decrease in customer satisfaction, not only greatly impacts each individual organization, but has a significant impact on the future health of the economy.

Customers expectations of service are so low that today businesses have a truly fantastic opportunity to gain a superior competitive advantage. Whatever your businessretail, hospitality, business-to-businessit has never been easier to exceed the customers expectation by delivering a memorable experience, says John DiJulius, a leading authority on customer service and best selling author of Whats The Secret? To providing a World-Class Customer Experience (Wiley & Sons April 2008). The companies that have realized this and that make service their value proposition are seeing the return on their investment.

McKinley, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is one of those companies that turned a challenging economic climate into an opportunity. We are obsessive about servicing the customer and have always strived to be a world-class customer service organization, says Karen Andrews, Chief Development Officer. Each year we invest an enormous amount of resources, hours and dollars towards the training and motivation of our associates to ensure they understand our service vision. Andrews recently recruited DiJulius to lead a customer service session to share his expertise with McKinley leadership to augment the companys focus on delivering superior world class service to its customers.

Consumers and businesses will pay a premium when they find companies that put an emphasis on creating strong relationships. Organizations like McKinley, who focus on providing a world-class experience create loyalty and build a bank account of emotional capital with their customers, says DiJulius, President of The DiJulius Group, a consulting firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, that specializes in building world class customer service organizations, working with companies like The Ritz-Carlton, Nordstrom, Lexus, and Starbucks. It is not surprising to see why they are the market leader and retain their customers for as long as they do. It didnt happen by accident. McKinleys commitment to deliver world-class customer service distinguishes them in the market place. Few work at it as laser focused as McKinley.

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September 16, 2008

March 20, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

MCKINLEY RECEIVES

COMPANIES THAT CARE

DESIGNATION FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer and Karen Andrews, SPHR, Chief Development Officer of McKinley are pleased to jointly announce today that McKinley has been named to the Honor Roll by The Center for Companies That Care for the third consecutive year.

Honor Roll recipients are selected for their strong commitment to elevating the quality of life for their employees and for people in the broader community as well as adhering to all ten of the 10 Characteristics inherent to a Company That Cares. Each application is reviewed by an independent panel of seasoned business professionals.

Being named to the Honor Roll requires a steadfast commitment to employees and communities and detailed proof that a company adheres to all 10 Characteristics of caring companies. Given our rigorous evaluation process, we are truly excited to announce that the number of companies named to the Honor Roll increased by 17% this year. We applaud this years recipients, and are extremely pleased that a growing number of companies are focusing on their social responsibility in the workplace and the community, a focus that can give them an advantage with customers, employees and investors, commented Marci Koblenz, Co-founder and President of The Center for Companies That Care.

The Honor Roll is announced annually on the third Thursday of March in conjunction with the annual launch of CAREDAYS, a month-long, national initiative to engage individuals and employers in activities addressing a significant societal issue in our communities. This year, CAREDAYS08: Terrific Tales, supports childhood literacy by ensuring that under-resourced classroom libraries have age-appropriate books for children to read.

McKinley, founded in 1968, is a well respected national real estate investment firm that owns and operates $1.9 billion in assets for its own account and for select clientele. This includes 17,371 apartments and 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in ten states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 751 full-time employees nationwide.

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July 31, 2008

July 22, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

734-769-8520 ext. 244

For Immediate Release

McKinley, Inc. has recently been appointed as the Receiver for Northtown Center, a 150,000 square foot shopping center in Dayton, Ohio. The center is currently 47% occupied and existing tenants include a Save-A-Lot grocery store, Ace Hardware. Northtown Center is conveniently located on the north side of Dayton. The appointment was made by the Court of Common Pleas in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Im confident that by applying our experience and expertise, we will be able to create value for the stakeholders, stated Matthew D. Mason, Vice President and Director of Sales and Acquisitions at McKinley.

McKinley, founded in 1968, is a well respected national real estate investment firm that owns and operates $1.97 billion in assets in 117 properties for its own account and for select clientele. This includes 18,148 apartments and 6.25 million square feet of commercial space located in 10 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with over 850full-time employees nationwide.

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June 15, 2008

Contact: Mary S. Williams

Chief of Staff

McKinley, Inc.

734-769-8520 Ext. 244

mswilliams@mckinley.com

For Immediate Release

ANN ARBOR, MIGHIGAN JUNE 14, 2008 - The 22nd Annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year Award Ceremony for the Central Great Lakes Division Announced Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer of McKinley, Inc., as Master Entrepreneur for 2008. The award ceremony was held at the Ritz-Carlton, Dearborn on June 12, 2008.

Albert M. Berriz was nominated by Smart Business Network of Detroit. Berrizs Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year nomination submission noted some of his accomplishments in taking ground-breaking steps to grow the company and uphold its stellar reputation of excellent service to its customers and to the communities served.

As Chief Executive Officer of McKinley, Inc., a real estate investment company, Berriz has guided McKinley as it has grown to a $1.9 billion dollar real estate portfolio with over 17,000 residential units and 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in ten states employing 754 full time team members.

According to Ernst & Young LLP, the recipient of the Master Entrepreneur award is recognized for contributions throughout the business world and a strong commitment to employees, customers, and local communities.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.

As a regional award recipient, Berriz is eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year national program. Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award recipient, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California in November of this year. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nations most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

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