Lee Wielansky

Chairman and CEO of Midland Development Group, which focuses on the development of retail properties in the mid-west and southeast and was the largest developer of Kroger supermarket-anchored shopping centers in the United States, Lee Wielansky has over 37 years of real estate experience. Mr. Wielansky was previously President and CEO of JDN Development Company, which was a wholly-owned subsidiary of JDN Realty Corporation, a publicly-traded REIT with more than $1 billion in assets that merged with Developers Diversified Realty Corporation. He was formerly Managing Director – Investments and on the board of Regency Centers Corporation, a leading operator and developer of shopping centers encompassing more than 30 million square feet of real estate in 300 centers across in the United States. Mr. Wielanski is Lead Trustee of the $1.5 billion publicly-traded REIT Acadia Realty as well as a director of Isle of Capri Casinos and Pulaski Financial Corp.