DAVID KLEIMAN,
Co-Founder/Principal

David Kleiman is a principal and a co-founder of D2 Realty Services, Inc. Mr. Kleiman’s responsibilities include the coordination of the firm’s residential development activities, including project planning, financing, construction, sales, marketing and legal.

Previously, Mr. Kleiman was the President of Cohen Realty Services, an affiliate of Cohen Financial Corporation. In this position, he supervised twenty employees and was responsible for all asset and property management services for a portfolio of 43 office, industrial, retail and specialty properties, including operations, construction, leasing and disposition activities. Mr. Kleiman was also responsible for all consulting services provided by the firm and for mortgage servicing for a portfolio of approximately 300 commercial loans totaling nearly $600 million.

Prior to joining Cohen Realty Services, Mr. Kleiman was a Vice President of U.S. Equities in Chicago. While at U. S. Equities, he was the project executive on an assignment awarded to the firm by the City of Chicago to assist with the management of the City's real estate assets. Mr. Kleiman acted as the primary contact and the liaison between the City of Chicago and the firm for this project. The assignment included an analysis of the City of Chicago's real estate facilities, the development of both a management information system and a strategic plan to manage City real estate and assistance with the disposition of numerous real estate parcels.

Mr. Kleiman came to U.S. Equities from Kleiman Development Corporation, a Chicago-based development and construction firm which he founded in 1986. As President of the firm, he was responsible for all aspects of the company's property acquisitions, financing, development and marketing. The company initially focused on the development of upscale residential housing in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, successfully completing over seventy residences with a market value exceeding $25,000,000. As the firm matured, it became active in residential and commercial build-to-suit construction and consulting.

Prior to his founding Kleiman Development Corporation, Mr. Kleiman served as Vice President and General Counsel of General American Equities, a national real estate syndication firm. His duties included coordinating all corporate acquisitions, leasing and syndication activities, as well as presiding over the company's legal department.

In 1984 Mr. Kleiman joined JMB Realty Corporation, acting as its senior attorney for real estate and development financing. While at JMB, he coordinated all aspects of the firm's financing legal work, with sole responsibility for closing loan transactions in excess of $150,000,000. He began his real estate career in 1982 at the law firm of Katten, Muchin, Zavis, Pearl and Galler. Serving in the firm's real estate department, he represented such clients as The Balcor Company and American National Bank & Trust Company of Chicago.

Mr. Kleiman graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1979 and received his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University in 1982. He is married with two children, and resides in Chicago’s Printer’s Row neighborhood in one of D2 Realty’s residential buildings. Mr. Kleiman is engaged in numerous professional, civic and charitable activities.

Mr. Kleiman is on the faculty of both Stanford University and the Illinois Institute of Technology.