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-heads 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 $9.7 billion since 2001.
Mr. Wineman has 22 years of real estate experience. Mr. Wineman has worked on a variety of assignments throughout the United States on behalf of clients including Blackstone, CBRE Global Investors, CIM, Clark Street, CW Capital, DRA Advisors, DLC Management, Echo Realty, Equity Investment Group, Federal Realty, Heitman, Inland, Invesco, JP Morgan Asset Management, Kimco, LaSalle Investment Management, Lormax-Stern Development, National Retail Properties, Pace Properties, Pine Tree, RCG Ventures, Related Companies, RPT Realty, Schostak Brothers, SITE Centers, Situs, The Cafaro Company, The DESCO Group, and VEREIT. Prior to joining Mid-America Real Estate in 2001, Mr. Wineman worked as a financial analyst since 1998 at JLL, as part of LaSalle Investment Management’s Private Equity Acquisitions Group, where he was responsible for the valuation, due diligence, and closing of real estate acquisitions on behalf of institutional clients.
A graduate of DePauw University, Mr. Wineman earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a major in History. He is a licensed real estate 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 Government Relations Economic Policy 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 and is a longtime member of the Ravinia Festival family, including recent service as the President of the Ravinia Festival Associates Board and as a Ravinia Festival Trustee.