October 13, 2016

Albert L. Berriz, Senior Vice President & Managing Director - Owned Residential Real Estate, announced today the promotion of James Vuong to Assistant Vice President, Technology Director.

Mr. Vuong began his tenure at McKinley in June 2009 as a Web Designer/Developer in the newly created “Marketing, Media and Attraction” group under Albert L. Berriz.  In this role he was responsible for the design and development of – a resident services portal that allows residents to connect with McKinley in a transparent and honest way, as well as submit maintenance requests and pay rent online.  


In Mr. Vuong’s new role he will be involved in building and leading a team of tech professionals focused on providing world class support for our owned residential site teams as well as innovative services for our residents.


“I’m super excited to start in this expanded role to bring a new level of focus, responsiveness and transparent technical support for our on-site team members,” stated Vuong.


“James is an amazing asset to this company.  He single-handedly designed and developed from the ground up, which is one of the most innovative resident portals in the industry,” shared Albert L. Berriz.  “James has been responsible for all of our web assets for the past several years and has taken on more and more responsibility in other areas as well including marketing and technology.  This promotion is well-deserved,” added Berriz.

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June 16, 2016

McKinley is pleased to announce today the promotion of David Rohlfs to Managing Director, IRRE.  In this new role, he assumes direct responsibility for both property management and asset management of McKinley’s residential third party management business with select clientele.

Over the past five years David has been an integral part of the McKinley team through a variety of roles across its real estate platform.  He has learned the business and culture from the ground up.  He is a terrific and dedicated leader making David well positioned to be a tremendous success in his new role.

“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to continue to work with our incredible IRRE team,” stated David Rohlfs, Managing Director, IRRE.  “We will continue our unwavering focus on providing the best customer service along with making a positive impact within each of our communities every day,” added Rohlfs. 

"David and I have been working side by side for a number of years.  He will be a tremendous success in this new role due to his smarts, passion for our core values, and the tremendous respect he has garnered both internally and with our clients," shared Trey Caswell, Senior Vice President & Managing Director - Residential Redevelopment.

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May 12, 2016

Cheryl Rabbitt, Senior Vice President, Tax, Accounting, Treasury and Entity Management, announced today the promotions of Lori Jacob to Corporate Controller and Treasurer and Nancy Pagliarini to Senior Tax Manager.


Ms. Jacob is responsible for enterprise cash management, entity level banking management including treasury banking relationships and all internal banking controls.  She also works closely with Ms. Rabbitt on all entity and asset valuations, and leads all accounting efforts for our primary entity McKinley, Inc. as Corporate Controller. "Lori has been with us since February 2006 and she is a first class executive and accounting professional. She knows McKinley, she knows our people, and she connects extraordinarily well with all of our external relationships as well. She is pivotal to me, and she is a proven player in our world. This is a very well deserved promotion," added Rabbitt.


Ms. Pagliarini is responsible for the day to day operations of McKinley’s tax department which manages the tax compliance for over 500 entities, individuals and trusts, in multiple states nationwide.  She also works closely with Ms. Rabbitt on long term strategic tax planning and management of complex transactions.  “Nancy has been with us since February 2008 and has led the tax team with great success for many years. This is a very well deserved promotion and I value Nancy and her contributions immensely,” added Rabbitt.


McKinley, a $4.6 billion real estate enterprise, has operations nationwide with its core support functions operated out of it's downtown corporate campus in the Kerrytown neighborhood of Ann Arbor's Central Business District. Ms. Rabbitt leads a skilled and talented team of tax, entity management, treasury and accounting professionals with Lori and Nancy playing pivotal leadership roles on the team. "McKinley has a very complex accounting, tax, entity management and treasury platform, and Lori and Nancy not only get it, they excel in our environment, and that's a huge comfort for me having them in those roles" added Albert M. Berriz, McKinley's CEO, Co-Owner and Co-Managing Member. "I trust them, they know our world intimately, and they make things happen every single day," added Berriz.


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May 4, 2016

Albert M. Berriz, CEO, Co-Owner, and Co-Managing Member of McKinley announced today that Kenneth P. Polsinelli, Chief Real Estate Officer, is leaving to embark on a new venture focusing on his own real estate activities throughout Florida. McKinley and Polsinelli have entered into a consulting arrangement allowing him to support Berriz and McKinley in certain of its Florida real estate efforts. "I am excited for Ken as he has done a tremendous job for us over the past 17 years, and I am confident he will be very successful in his new venture" commented Berriz. "We have a deep and rich history together.  I am excited that he and I will continue to work together in this new capacity, and I am equally excited to help him build a bridge to his new endeavor" added Berriz.


McKinley also announced various important promotions and organizational changes that are in effect immediately. "We have a very deep bench, and our people are poised and positioned to take us into the next 50 years, as we are soon to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2018," commented Berriz. "I am enormously proud of what our team has accomplished and excited to see what the future will bring" added Berriz.


Jim Willett has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Managing Director - Finance. "Jim has been with us since January 2006, and he has transformed our banking platform and our finance platform. His additional duties will include acquisitions, dispositions and major transactions. Jim is an extraordinary executive, his ability to execute in this arena is proven and I am excited with what his future will bring. Most recently, Jim has successfully executed on over $1 Billion of long term debt and commercial bank financing over the past few years, positioning our balance sheet for the long term," offered Berriz.


Albert L. Berriz has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Managing Director - Owned Residential Real Estate. "Albert has been with us since June 2008, and he has transformed our residential platform with his servant leadership style, his laser customer centric focus, and his ability to align and connect our people with our extraordinary results. Albert has seasoned leaders in position across the platform, and he has consistently delivered an enviable NOI and cash flow performance. We are very confident with Albert's ability to lead what is the largest and most valuable part of our real estate platform and the best is yet to come for him and his team," offered Berriz.


Matt Mason has been promoted to Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate & Special Advisor to the CEO - "Matt has been with us since July 2005, and he has proven himself over and over again leading our Owned Commercial and Institutional Commercial Real Estate platforms. His leadership style is exceptional; he has a great rapport with clients, his team and all involved, and he has a proven track record of financial and leadership success over the years. In addition to his commercial duties, I have asked Matt to join me in the Office of the CEO as a Special Advisor on all matters relating to the enterprise," added Berriz. 

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October 1, 2015

TAMPA, FL. – McKinley is pleased to announce, that its own Chief of Staff, Mary S. Williams was named one of the 57 elite leaders selected to participate in the Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2016.  The selection process included an extensive application and interview process, background reviews, and was distilled down to the cream of the crop of Tampa Bay Leadership. Over 650 applications were received this year.

"I am both humbled and honored to have been selected to join the Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2016," states Mary Williams.  "I am also honored to be working with the McKinley Hyde Park team at our boutique portfolio in Tampa, which is recognized regionally and nationally as a significant investment by McKinley.  It was also a key factor during the selection process," shared Williams. 

A welcome reception was held at the Tampa Club last week and the 2016 class launches its year-long schedule with a two-day retreat held at the Saddlebrook Resort in North Tampa on October 1, 2015 and led by Program Chair Debra Hoffman.  

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