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


Mackenzie Makepeace

Forest City Realty TrustDistrict Council Chair

Adam Hill

Cohen & CompanyTreasurer

Steve Ross

CBREChair of Mission Advancement (CMA)

Adrian Byrne

Lund-ByrneImmediate 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.

Sharon Knuth


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

R-Weeks ConsultingChair

ULI Cleveland Governance Committee

Jared Oakes

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLPPartner

Cliff West

Coldwell Banker Commercial

Linda Striefsky

Thompson HIne LLPPartner

Adrian Byrne


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.

Adam Rosen

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Org.Co-Chair

Eileen McConville

Forest City Realty TrustCo-chair

ULI Cleveland Women’s Leadership Initiative

Cathryn Greenwald

Thompson | HineChair