Bachelor of Science in Economics cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1974; Juris Doctor, University of Michigan cum laude, 1977.
Associate Thompson, Hine & Flory, Cleveland, 1977-1981. Co-owner, executive vice president Cleveland Force Soccer Team, since 1979. Officer, board directors Sasson of Israel, Cleveland, 1980.
General partner Diversified Equities, Moreland Hills, since 1981. Vice president DE Properties Corporation, since 1982, DE Transportation Company, Moreland Hills, 1983. Chief Executive Officer Developers Diversified Realty, since 1992, chairman, 1997—2009, since 2010.
Participant Leadership Cleveland, 1983-1984. Board trustees Men's Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, United Cerebral Palsy, Anti-Defamation League. Board overseers Case Western Reserve University Athletic Department.
Alumni steering committee Leadership Cleveland, board directors, United Way of Greater Cleveland. Greater Cleveland Partnership. Cleveland Development Advisors.
Urban Land Institute. PREA; World Presidents' Org. Cleve.Chapter of the Red Cross.
Cleveland Chapter of the Anti Defamation League. Great Lakes Theater Festival. Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleve.
Board trustees, Zell-Lurie Wharton Real Estate Center. United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Cleveland. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Major Indoor Soccer League (competition committee, chairman referee committee since 1986).
Clubs: Wharton, University Michigan (Cleveland).