ULI Cleveland is a member-led organization committed to providing high-quality programs and projects to land use professionals in Northeast Ohio. Members can get involved by attending any of our local events or by becoming active with one of our local committees.


ULI Cleveland Management Committee


Adrian Byrne

Lund-ByrneDistrict Council Chair

Adam Hill

Cohen & CompanyTreasurer

Mackenzie Makepeace (nee Hutton)

Forest City EnterprisesChair of Mission Advancement (CMA)

Jared E. Oakes

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLPImmediate Past Chair

ULI Program Committee

Members can participate by being thought leaders and exploring trends and regional issues of note. Creating programs that are educational and provocative while being of interest to members and to others in the industry can be a stimulating process.

Steve Ross


Larry Apple


ULI Cleveland Membership and Sponsorship Committee

The ultimate in networking is achieved through active involvement in this group. Participating members build relationships and educate colleagues about ULI Cleveland and interact with our sponsors.

Adam Hill

Cohen & CompanyCo-chair

Michael Spangler

Maloney + Novotny LLCCo-Chair

ULI Cleveland Outreach Committee

Members can contribute and add value to building the community through participation in forums and with public/private education. ULI Cleveland Members have assisted local government in best practices for a number of projects.

Rob Weeks

Topline Partners, LLCCo-chair

Dan Steiger

Select OhioCo-chair

ULI Cleveland Governance Committee

Greg Ward

Associated BankSenior Vice President

Jared Oakes

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLPPartner

Cliff West

Marcus MillichapAssociate

Linda Striefsky

Thompson HIne LLPPartner

ULI Cleveland Young Leaders Group Committee

ULI encourages new professionals to become involved early in their career so they can begin building key relationships with industry leaders. To make this an easy first step, ULI offers this special membership category for people under 35. Young Leaders Group (YLG) members enjoy invitations to YLG-only events in addition to receiving all the local and national benefits of ULI membership.

Kathryn Gaydos


Adam Rosen

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Org.Co-Chair