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Ben Wineman

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ben Wineman is a Principal and the Managing Broker at Mid-America Real Estate Corporation, part of the Mid-America Real Estate Group. Ben co-leads Mid-America’s Investment Sales Group, focusing solely on the disposition of retail properties throughout the greater Midwest region. Together with his partners, Mr. Wineman has been involved in a transaction volume in excess of $9.5 billion since 2001.

Mr. Wineman has 22 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Mid-America Real Estate in 2001, Mr. Wineman worked as a financial analyst with Jones Lang LaSalle since 1998, as part of LaSalle Investment Management’s Private Equity Acquisitions Group. He was responsible for the valuation, due diligence, and closing of real estate acquisitions on behalf of institutional clients.

A graduate of DePauw University, Ben earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a major in History. He is a licensed broker in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. As a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Ben is a member of the Illinois State Committee and the National Economic Policy Government Relations Sub-Committee. Ben is a Board Director of Southfield, MI based Sterling Bank & Trust (NASDAQ: SBT). Within the community, Ben serves on the Executive Committee of the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation Board. He is a longtime member of the Ravinia Festival family, including service as the President of the Ravinia Festival Associates Board and as a Ravinia Festival Trustee (2017-19).